NaphthalinA Chemical Compound From Coal-tar; Tar Camphor, Naphthalinum, Naphtha, Napht, Naphtha., Naphtalin, Naphtalinum
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 Naphthalin based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Coryza, hay-fever, phthisis pulmonalis, also gonorrhoea have been influenced favorably by this drug. Pyelonephritis. Irritation of the periphery of the urinary apparatus. Whooping-cough.
Compare: Dros.; Corall.; Coccus. terpin. Hydras ( Whooping-cough, hay asthma and bronchial affections. 1-2 grain doses).
Non-homeopathic uses. - For worms, and especially pinworms, one-gramme dose. Externally in skin diseases, five percent. ointment.Face pale yellowish hue.Lying as if stupefied by a narcoticRestlessOpacity of the cornea.CataractExudation in the retina, choroid and ciliary bodyIt produces detachment of the retina; papillo-retinal infiltration; deposits in patches upon the retina; amblyopia and consecutive amaurosis; sparkling synchysis; soft cataractMarked affinity for the eyeBlack urineCutting pain down penisIrresistible desireMeatus red, swollen, and oedema of prepucePain in bladderTerribly offensive odor of decomposing ammoniacal urine.Dyspnoea and sighing inspirationHay-feverWhooping-cough, long and continued paroxysms of coughing, unable to get a respirationAcute laryngotracheitisBronchitis when the spasmodic element is associated with tenacious expectoration and oppression ( Cartier.)Emphysema in the aged with asthmaSneezing; eyes inflamed; painful; head hotSoreness in chest and stomach; must loosen clothingspasmodic asthma; better in open airDermatitis; itching infiltrationEruptions at corners of mouth and pigmentation around nails.
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.