KreosotumBeech Wood Kreosote, Kreosote, Kreos
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 Kreosotum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
WORSE, in open air, cold, rest, when lying; after menstruation.
BETTER, from warmth, motion, warm diet.≡ show all authors ...
Antidote: Nux. Inimical: Carbo.
Complementary in malignant diseases: Ars.; Phos.; Sulph.
Guaiacol (is the principal constituent of Kreosotum, and similar in action. Used in pulmonary tuberculosis. Dose 1 to 5M.
Matico - Artanthe or Piper augustifolia, (Gonorrhoea, hemorrhage from lungs; catarrhal condition of genito-urinary organs and gastro-intestinal tract. Topically a hemostatic. Difficult, dry, deep, winter cough. Use tincture.)
Compare also: Fuligo ligni; Carbol-ac.; Iod.; Laches.
Music causes weeping and palpitation
Vanishing of thought; stupid, forgetful, peevish, irritable
Child wants everything but throws it away when given.
Restlessness, nervousness; evening; 6 p.m. till 6 a.m.
night≡ more ...
Dull pain, as from a board pressing against forehead
Pain, headache; in women; before period
in women; during period
pressing (see bursting, pulling); during period≡ more ...
Offensive smell and discharge
Chronic catarrh of old people
Lupus ( Ars.)
Discharge from nose; wearing away skin
Skin or lining of nose; ulcer like lesions, leaving scars≡ more ...
Sick, suffering expression; hot, cheeks red.
Skin; out-breaks on skin
out-breaks on skin; cheeks
out-breaks on skin; forehead
out-breaks on skin; pimples≡ more ...
Lips red, bleeding
Very painful dentition; child will not sleep
Very rapid decay of teeth, with spongy, bleeding gums; teeth dark and crumbly ( Staph.; Ant
c.) Putrid odor and bitter taste.
Bleeding; gums; easily
Discoloration; gums; bluish-red
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; gums
Odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive
Salivation; during pregnancy
Taste; bitter; after drinking
Gums; teeth detached from gums; scurvy-like
Teeth; decay, hollow; premature tooth decay in children
offensive odour from teeth (see mouth, odour)
pain; upper teeth
pain; extending to other parts; ear
pain; extending to other parts; temples
pain; pulling; extending to other parts; ear≡ more ...
Itching, worse towards evening
Burning in soles
Ecchymosis; dorsal surface of fingers and hands eczematous.
Abnormal growths; ulcers; reopening of old ulcers; when partly healed
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; moist
rash (see granular); scaly; bran-like
Pain; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between skin folds≡ more ...
Hoarse, with pain in larynx
Cough; worse evening, with efforts to vomit, with pain in chest
Raw burning in chest; pains and oppression
Cough after influenza ( Eriodyction.) Winter coughs of old people, With heavy pressure on sternum
Gangrene of lungs
After every cough, Copious, purulent expectoration
Hemoptysis; periodic attacks
Sternum feels pressed in.≡ more ...
Dragging backache, extending to genitals and down thighs
Pain; coccyx (bottom tip of spine)≡ more ...
Stomach; Nausea; vomiting of food several hours after eating; of sweetish water in the morning
Feeling of coldness, as of ice water in stomach
Soreness; better eating
Painful hard spot
Bitter taste after a swallow of water.
Diarrhoea; very offensive; dark brown
Bloody, fetid stools
Cholera infantum in connection with painful dentition, green stools, nausea, dry skin, exhaustion, etc.
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); sudden
urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); sudden; must hasten to urinate, or urine will escape
urination; involuntary, incontinence; night, bed wetting
difficult to waken the child
Stomach; nausea; in women; during pregnancy
vomiting; in women; during pregnancy
vomiting; strong and sharp (acrid)
vomiting; food; after eating; undigested food 2 or 3 hours after
vomiting; food; undigested
vomiting; sweetish≡ more ...
Violent itching of vulva and vagina, worse when urinating
Can urinate only when lying; cannot get out of bed quick enough during first sleep
Dreams of urinating
Enuresis in the first part of night
Must hurry when desire comes to urinate.
Sediment; white≡ more ...
Female; Corrosive itching within vulva, burning and swelling of labia; violent itching between labia and thighs
During menses, Difficult hearing; buzzing and roaring; eruption after
Burning and soreness in external and internal parts
Leucorrhoea, yellow, acrid; odor of green corn; worse between periods
Hemorrhage after coition
Menses too early, prolonged
Vomiting of pregnancy, with ptyalism
Menstrual flow intermits (Puls.); ceases on sitting or walking; reappears on lying down
Pain worse after menses
Lochia offensive; Intermits.
Female; after-birth; strong and sharp (acrid)
after-birth; offensive smelling
strong and sharp (acrid), wearing away skin
offensive smelling; putrid
yellow; stains linen
indurated (hard from inflammation)
from vaginal discharge
between lips of vagina
vagina; feels erotic
period; offensive smell
metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding); after sexual intercourse
pain; bearing down; womb, and region of womb (see labour-like pains, also pains in abdomen); as if everything would come out
pain; gnawing, biting
between lips of vagina
pain; burning; while urinating
pain; burning; after urinating
pain; sore, tenderness
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Pain in joints, hip and knee
Boring pain in hip-joints
Coldness; lower limbs; foot
as if sprained; thumb
Skin; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between thighs
Stiffness; thumb≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Disturbed with tossing
Paralytic sensation in limbs on waking
Anxious dreams of pursuit, fire, erections, etc.
after coughing≡ more ...
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow
In women; symptoms after period
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side
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