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 Paraffinum based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Valuable in uterine affections. Particularly serviceable, in constipation. Knife-like pains. Pains extend from one part to another, and alternate. Pain in stomach alternates with pain in throat and spine.
Compare: Naphthalin; Petrol.; Kreos.; Eupion.
Lower triturations and thirtieth potency.Left side of head and face suffer most; pains stinging and twistingPain as if a nail were driven in left side of vertexTwisting in left ear.Lids redSensation as if there were fat on the eyes.Vision dim; black specks beforeFull of saliva; feels sticky; bitter taste.Tearing, twisting pain in teeth down to lower jawPain in lower abdomen, extending to genitals, rectum and coccyx; better, sitting.Fixed pain in left hypochondrium, as if parts were being twistedPain across stomachPain in stomach alternates with pain in throat and spine, extends to chest with belchingPalpitation with stomach pains.Stomach; Hungry all the timeObstinate constipation in children ( Alumina; Nyctanthes.) Chronic constipation, with hemorrhoids and continual urging to stool, without result.Frequent desire for stoolFemale; Menses too late, black, abundantMilky leucorrhoeaNipples pain when touched, as if sore insideStabbing pain in mons veneriesVery hot urine with burning pains in vulva.Feeling of electric shocks in all jointsFeet swollen with tearing in ankles and soles.Pain in spine extending to inguinal region and in both loins, when ascending the stairsWrenching pain in calves, extending into toes, in jointsBurns, even of third degree, with sloughing and sepsisUseful also in frost bites.Wash with sterile water and dry and spray with paraffine, and cover with thin layer of cotton
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.