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Beech Wood Kreosote, Kreosote, Kreos

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Below are the strongest indications of Kreosotum based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.

Kreosotum is a mixture of phenol obtained from this distillation.
Pulsations all over the body, and profuse bleeding from small wounds. Very severe, old neuralgic affections; pains rather aggravated by rest. Excoriating, burning, and offensive discharges. Hemorrhages, ulcerations, cancerous affections. Rapid decomposition of fluids and secretions, and burning pains. Overgrown, poorly developed children. Post-climacteric diseases. Tumefaction, puffiness, gangrene. Ailings of teething children.
BETTER, from warmth, motion, warm diet.
WORSE, in open air, cold, rest, when lying; after menstruation.
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.

    MIND (click for more)

Child wants everything but throws it away when given.
mind; restlessness, nervousness; evening; 6 p.m. till 6 a.m.;
mind; restlessness, nervousness; night;
Music causes weeping and palpitation
Vanishing of thought; stupid, forgetful, peevish, irritable

    HEAD (click for more)

Dull pain, as from a board pressing against forehead
head; pain, headache; in women; before period;
head; pain, headache; in women; during period;
head; pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); during period;
head; pain, headache; temples;
Menstrual headache
Occipital pain ( Gels.; Zinc

    EYE (click for more)

eye; lids; stuck together;
eye; swellings; lids;
Lids red and swollen.
Salty lachrymation

    EAR (click for more)

Difficult hearing and buzzing.
Eruption around and pimples within

    NOSE (click for more)

Acrid rawness
Chronic catarrh of old people
Lupus ( Ars.)
nose; discharge from nose; wearing away skin;
nose; skin or lining of nose; ulcer like lesions, leaving scars;
Offensive smell and discharge

    FACE (click for more)

face; skin; out-breaks on skin;
face; skin; out-breaks on skin; cheeks;
face; skin; out-breaks on skin; forehead;
face; skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples;
Sick, suffering expression; hot, cheeks red.

    MOUTH (click for more)

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.
Lips red, bleeding
mouth; bleeding; gums; easily;
mouth; discoloration; gums; bluish-red;
mouth; discoloration; gums; redness;
mouth; growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; gums;
mouth; gums; softening gums;
mouth; gums; spongy;
mouth; gums; teeth detached from gums; scurvy-like;
mouth; inflammation; gums;
mouth; odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive;
mouth; odour (halitosis, bad breath); putrid;
mouth; salivation; during pregnancy;
mouth; taste; bitter; after drinking;
mouth; teeth; decay, hollow; premature tooth decay in children;
mouth; teeth; offensive odour from teeth (see mouth, odour);
mouth; teeth; pain; extending to other parts; ear;
mouth; teeth; pain; extending to other parts; temples;
mouth; teeth; pain; molars;
mouth; teeth; pain; pulling; extending to other parts; ear;
mouth; teeth; pain; upper teeth;

    THROAT (click for more)

Putrid odor.
Burning, choking sensation

    ABDOMEN (click for more)

Cholera infantum in connection with painful dentition, green stools, nausea, dry skin, exhaustion, etc.
abdomen; bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); sudden;
abdomen; bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); sudden; must hasten to urinate, or urine will escape;
abdomen; bladder; urination; involuntary, incontinence; night, bed wetting;
abdomen; bladder; urination; involuntary, incontinence; night, bed wetting; difficult to waken the child;
abdomen; stomach; nausea; in women; during pregnancy;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; food; after eating; undigested food 2 or 3 hours after;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; food; undigested;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; frothy;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; in women; during pregnancy;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; strong and sharp (acrid);
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; sweetish;
Bitter taste after a swallow of water.
Bloody, fetid stools
Burning hemorrhoids
Diarrhoea; very offensive; dark brown
Feeling of coldness, as of ice water in stomach
Painful hard spot
Soreness; better eating
Stomach; Nausea; vomiting of food several hours after eating; of sweetish water in the morning

    URINE (click for more)

Violent itching of vulva and vagina, worse when urinating
Must hurry when desire comes to urinate.
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
urine; copious;
urine; sediment; white;

    GENITALS (click for more)

Menstrual flow intermits (Puls.); ceases on sitting or walking; reappears on lying down
Burning and soreness in external and internal parts
During menses, Difficult hearing; buzzing and roaring; eruption after
Female; Corrosive itching within vulva, burning and swelling of labia; violent itching between labia and thighs
genitals; female; after-birth; dark;
genitals; female; after-birth; lumpy;
genitals; female; after-birth; offensive smelling;
genitals; female; after-birth; strong and sharp (acrid);
genitals; female; cancer; vagina;
genitals; female; cancer; womb;
genitals; female; hardness;
genitals; female; inflammation;
genitals; female; inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation);
genitals; female; irritation; itching;
genitals; female; irritation; itching; between lips of vagina;
genitals; female; irritation; itching; from vaginal discharge;
genitals; female; irritation; itching; vagina;
genitals; female; irritation; itching; vagina; feels erotic;
genitals; female; metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding); after sexual intercourse;
genitals; female; pain; bearing down; womb, and region of womb (see labour-like pains, also pains in abdomen); as if everything would come out;
genitals; female; pain; burning; after urinating;
genitals; female; pain; burning; while urinating;
genitals; female; pain; gnawing, biting;
genitals; female; pain; gnawing, biting; between lips of vagina;
genitals; female; pain; sore, tenderness;
genitals; female; pain; sore, tenderness; vagina;
genitals; female; period; intermittent;
genitals; female; period; offensive smell;
genitals; female; swollen;
genitals; female; vaginal discharge;
genitals; female; vaginal discharge; before period;
genitals; female; vaginal discharge; burning;
genitals; female; vaginal discharge; during pregnancy;
genitals; female; vaginal discharge; offensive smelling; putrid;
genitals; female; vaginal discharge; strong and sharp (acrid), wearing away skin;
genitals; female; vaginal discharge; yellow;
genitals; female; vaginal discharge; yellow; stains linen;
Hemorrhage after coition
Leucorrhoea, yellow, acrid; odor of green corn; worse between periods
Lochia offensive; Intermits.
Menses too early, prolonged
Pain worse after menses
Vomiting of pregnancy, with ptyalism

    RESPIRATION (click for more)

Cough; worse evening, with efforts to vomit, with pain in chest
Gangrene of lungs
Hemoptysis; periodic attacks
Hoarse, with pain in larynx
After every cough, Copious, purulent expectoration
Cough after influenza ( Eriodyction.) Winter coughs of old people, With heavy pressure on sternum
Raw burning in chest; pains and oppression
Sternum feels pressed in.

    COUGH (click for more)

cough; while lying down;
cough; while lying down; changing position;

    CHEST (click for more)

chest; lungs; gangrene of lungs;

    BACK (click for more)

back; pain; coccyx (bottom tip of spine);
Dragging backache, extending to genitals and down thighs
Great debility.

    EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)

Boring pain in hip-joints
extremities, limbs; coldness; lower limbs; foot;
extremities, limbs; pain; as if sprained; thumb;
extremities, limbs; pain; thumb;
extremities, limbs; pain; thumb; left;
extremities, limbs; skin; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between thighs;
extremities, limbs; stiffness; thumb;
Pain in joints, hip and knee
Scapulae sore.

    SLEEP (click for more)

Anxious dreams of pursuit, fire, erections, etc.
Disturbed with tossing
Paralytic sensation in limbs on waking
sleep; deep;
sleep; yawning;
sleep; yawning; after coughing;

    SKIN (click for more)

Burning in soles
Ecchymosis; dorsal surface of fingers and hands eczematous.
Itching, worse towards evening
Senile gangrene
skin; abnormal growths; ulcers; reopening of old ulcers; when partly healed;
skin; itching; evening;
skin; out-breaks on skin; herpetic; moist;
skin; out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); scaly; bran-like;
skin; pain; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between skin folds;
Small wounds bleed freely ( CROT.; Lach.; Phos.) Pustules and herpes

    GENERALITIES (click for more)

generalities; blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow;
generalities; in women; symptoms after period;
generalities; pulsation;
generalities; pulse; abnormal;
generalities; symptoms not symmetrical; left;
generalities; symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side;
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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.

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