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Kreosotum - Mouth symptoms

Beech Wood Kreosote, Kreosote, Kreos

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HPUS label indication: Hoarseness

Below are the strongest indications of Kreosotum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

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.


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

Bleeding; gums
Bleeding; gums; blood clots quickly
Bleeding; gums; easily
Bleeding; gums; oozes out
Bleeding; gums; profuse bleeding after extraction of teeth

Discoloration; gums; bluish-red
Discoloration; gums; redness
Discoloration; redness
Discoloration; tongue; white
Discoloration; tongue; white; line

Dryness; tongue
Dryness; with thirst

Froth, foam, from mouth

Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; bleeding
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; burning
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; gums
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; tongue

Gums; protruding gums (see detached)
Gums; softening gums
Gums; spongy
Gums; teeth detached from gums
Gums; teeth detached from gums; scurvy-like

Heat; gums

Inflammation; gums
Inflammation; gums; left upper side

Odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive
Odour (halitosis, bad breath); putrid

Pain; as if burnt; tongue
Pain; burning, raw and smarting

Saliva; frothy
Saliva; mucus, slime
Saliva; mucus, slime; collection of mucus on tongue (see sticky)
Saliva; watery

Salivation; during pregnancy

Swelling; gums; with convulsions

Taste; bad
Taste; bitter
Taste; bitter; after drinking
Taste; bitter; after eating
Taste; bitter; during eating
Taste; bitter; evening
Taste; bitter; everything, even saliva
Taste; bitter; food tastes bitter; only when swallowing
Taste; bitter; morning
Taste; flavourless
Taste; like straw
Taste; sour
Taste; tasteless, lacks taste

Teeth; decay, hollow
Teeth; decay, hollow; as soon as they appear
Teeth; decay, hollow; premature tooth decay in children
Teeth; discoloured; black
Teeth; discoloured; dark; spots
Teeth; offensive odour from teeth (see mouth, odour)
Teeth; pain
Teeth; pain; extending to other parts; ear
Teeth; pain; extending to other parts; eyes
Teeth; pain; extending to other parts; face
Teeth; pain; extending to other parts; head
Teeth; pain; extending to other parts; temples
Teeth; pain; incisors
Teeth; pain; jerking
Teeth; pain; lower teeth
Teeth; pain; molars
Teeth; pain; morning
Teeth; pain; morning; in bed
Teeth; pain; pulling
Teeth; pain; pulling; extending to other parts; ear
Teeth; pain; pulling; extending to other parts; right temple
Teeth; pain; pulling; incisors; lower
Teeth; pain; pulling; incisors; upper
Teeth; pain; pulling; molars; left
Teeth; pain; tearing
Teeth; pain; upper teeth
Teeth; sensation of elongated teeth
Teeth; teething; difficult
Teeth; wedge-shaped

Thrush (whitish flakes)

Tongue; flabby
Tongue; withered tongue
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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.

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.