IchthyolumIchtyolum, A Combination Of Sulphonated Hydrocarbons; A Fossil Product Of Complex Structure Found In Tyrol; Supposed To Be Fish Deposits, Contains 10% Sulphur.
HPUS label indication: Hives
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Ichthyolum based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Its action on skin, mucous membranes, and kidneys is prompt and useful. It is strongly antiparasitic; redness, pain and inflammation; decreases tension. Excellent in winter coughs of old people. Polyarthritis. Chronic rheumatism. Uric acid diathesis. Hay-fever. Chronic hives. tuberculosis, aids nutrition. Alcoholism when nothing will stay on stomach.
Compare: Hepar.; Calc.; Silica; Sulph.; Ars.; Petrol.
Externally, it is used as an ointment, with Lanoline 20 to 50 percent.; for chronic eczema and psoriasis, also acne rosacea and gouty joints. Chilblains, scabies. Rectal suppositories for senile prostate.
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Forgetful, lack of concentration.
Irritable and depressed
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Dull frontal and supraorbital headache; worse moving eyes, cold air; better, warmth.
Dull, aching; better cold, pressure
▲ ▼ EYE (click for more)
Burn, red; worse, any change of temperature.
▲ ▼ NOSE (click for more)
Bland coryza; stuffed feeling; feels sore inside
Irresistible desire to sneeze.
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Acne on chin.
Skin feels dry and itches
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
Irritated; pain to ears; sore, dry, with hawking and expectoration.
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Disposition to soft, shapeless stools
Early morning diarrhoea.
Griping in umbilical and left hypogastric region
Stomach; Disagreeable taste, burning sensation, very thirsty
▲ ▼ URINE (click for more)
Burning pain in meatus
Increased in quantity and frequency
Uric acid deposits.
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Female; Fullness in lower abdomen
Nausea at time of menses.
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Bronchiectasis and phthisis
Bronchitis, especially of the aged.
Coryza; Dry, teasing cough
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Lameness in right shoulder and right lower extremity.
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Pruritis of pregnancy
Scaly and itching eczema
Crops of boils
Heat and irritation; Itching
Psoriasis, Acne, rosacea, erysipelas.
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Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.