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Platinum Metallicum
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Platinum Metallicum

The Metal Platinum, Platina, Platinum Metalicum, Platinum metallicum, platina, Plantinum metallicum

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HPUS label indication: Numbness

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

Materia Medica Sources
H.C. Allen - no Platinum Metallicum
T.F. Allen - no Platinum Metallicum
Boenninghausen - no Platinum Metallicum
Clarke - no Platinum Metallicum
Kent Lectures - no Platinum Metallicum
Kent New remedies - no Platinum Metallicum
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Morrel - no Platinum Metallicum
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Is pre-eminently a woman’s remedy. Strong tendency to paralysis, anaesthesia, localized Numbness and coldness are shown. Hysterical spasms; pains increase and decrease gradually ( Stannum.) Tremulousness.


Sixth trituration to thirtieth potency.

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WORSE, sitting and standing; evening.


BETTER, walking.

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Compare: Rhodium; Stann.; Valer.; Sep. Compare, also: Platinum Muriaticum (this remedy has achieved beneficial results after Iodine of Potash failed to cure in syphilitic affection; violent occipital headaches, dysphagia, and syphilitic throat and bone affections; caries of bones of feet); Platinum Metallicum. Mur. nat ( polyuria and salivation); Sedum Acre (sexual irritability, relieves irritation of nerve centers and gives rest).
Antidote: Puls. Platinum Metallicum antidotes the bad effects of lead.

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Irresistible impulse to kill

Self-exaltation; Contempt for others

Arrogant, proud

Weary of everything

Everything seems changed

Mental troubles, associated with suppressed menses

Physical symptoms disappear as mental symptoms develop.

Behaviour; nymphomania

Behaviour; shrieking

Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; devils; are present

Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; devils; that all persons are devils

Desires, wants; sex, lustful

Symptoms follow intense emotions; anger

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anguish

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; conceited

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; contemptuous (see scorn)

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; contemptuous (see scorn); of everything

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; haughty

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; indifference, apathy, etc.

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; during chill

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; alternating mood

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rudeness; insolent

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; open air

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting)

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); involuntary


Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; absent-minded (see forgetful)

Insanity; erotic

Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear

Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of death

Memory; forgetful

Memory; weakness of memory

Perception; incorrect judge of size; things appear smaller

Talking, conversation; dislike of talking, desire to be silent, taciturn

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Tense, pressing pain, confined to a small spot

Cramp-like, squeezing pain

Constriction about forehead and right temples

Numbness, with headache.

Sensation of numbness; forehead

Sensation of numbness; temples

Pain, headache; indoors; in crowded room

Pain, headache; warm room

Pain, headache; sides; one side

Pain, headache; temples

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); as if in a vice

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; cramp-like

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples

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Objects look smaller than they are

Twitching of lids ( Agar.) Eyes feel cold

Cramp-like pain in orbits.

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Feels numb

Cramp-like twinges

Roaring and rumbling.

Noises in ear; buzzing

Noises in ear; fluttering sounds

Noises in ear; ringing

Numbness; in mastoid

Pain; bursting sensation

Pain; jerking

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Nose bleed; clotted, coagulated blood

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Prosopalgia, with numb feeling in malar bones, as if the parts were between screws

Pain at root of nose, as if squeezed in a vise

Coldness, creeping, and numbness, in whole right side of face

Pains increase and decrease gradually ( Stann.)


Coldness; right

Coldness; cold chin; sensation of coldness

Coldness; lower jaw


Numbness; right

Numbness; right; during chill

Numbness; cheek bone


Pain; boring

Skin; discoloration; iron deficiency anaemia (greenish-yellow discoloration)

Skin; discoloration; changing colour

Skin; like insects crawling on skin (see skin)

Skin; like insects crawling on skin (see skin); lower jaw

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Discoloration; pale

Itching; crawling

Itching; smarting

Pain; gnawing, biting; eating at skin


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Numbness; coccyx (bottom tip of spine)

Numbness; coccyx (bottom tip of spine); while sitting

Pain; sore, bruised, beaten

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Stomach; Fermentation, much flatulence; Constriction; ravenous hunger; persistent nausea, with anxiety and weakness.

Painter’s colic

Pain in umbilical region; extending through to back

Pressing and bearing down in abdomen, extending into pelvis.

Pain; lower part of abdomen

Pain; cutting; on appearance of period

Pain; dragging, bearing down; during period

Pain; pressing; lower part of abdomen

Pain; pressing; lower part of abdomen; as if period would come on

Skin; itching; like insects crawling on skin

Skin; itching; like insects crawling on skin; feels erotic

Stomach; appetite; easily satisfied

Stomach; burping, belching; loud

Stomach; burping, belching; loud; while fasting

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Constipation; during period

Constipation; during pregnancy

Constipation; from inactive lifestyle

Pain; pressing (pressure); before stool

Urging, desire to stool (see pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); frequent

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Retarded; faeces scanty; evacuated with difficulty

Adheres to rectum, like soft clay

Sticky stool

Constipation of travelers, who are constantly changing food and water

Stool as if burnt.


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Female; Parts hypersensitive

Tingling internally and externally ( Kali-brom.; Orig.) Ovaries sensitive and burn

Menses too early, too profuse, Dark-clotted, with spasms and painful bearing-down, chilliness, and sensitiveness of parts



Excessive sexual development; vaginismus

Pruritus vulvae

Ovaritis with sterility

Abnormal sexual appetite and melancholia.

Male; erections; troublesome

Male; erections; night

Male; erections; violent

Male; itching

Male; itching; erotic itch

Male; itching; penis

Male; masturbates frequently

Male; pain; sore; bruised

Male; sensitiveness

Male; sexual passion; increased

Male; sexual passion; violent

Male; sexual passion; violent; with trembling

Male; tingling; like insects crawling on skin

Female; vaginal discharge

Female; irritation; itching

Female; irritation; itching; feels erotic

Female; period; clotted

Female; period; copious

Female; period; dark

Female; period; frequent

Female; period; protracted

Female; metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding)

Female; metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding); black

Female; pain; womb (see abdomen, pain); comes on suddenly

Female; pain; bearing down; womb, and region of womb (see labour-like pains, also pains in abdomen)

Female; pain; labour-like

Female; pain; sore, tenderness

Female; prolapse; womb

Female; sexual intercourse; desire increased

Female; sexual intercourse; desire increased; with violent involuntary orgasms

Female; sexual intercourse; desire increased; in virgins

Female; sensitive

Female; sensitive; vagina

Female; tingling; erotic

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Extremities, limbs

Tightness of thighs, as if too tightly wrapped

Numb and weary sensation

Feel paralyzed.

Constriction; sensation as if bandaged

Constriction; thigh

Constriction; thigh; as from a tightly pulled bandage


Cramps; joints

Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs

Numbness (see tingling); fingers

Numbness (see tingling); leg

Stiffness; during convulsion

Stiffness; lower limbs

Stiffness; knee

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Sleep and dreams

Sleeps with legs far apart ( Chamom.)

Yawning; without sleepiness

Yawning; spasmodic

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Fever and chill

In the open air

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature); during urination

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature); after urination

Trembling and shivering

During urination

After urination

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During sleep

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Anaemia; as from iron deficiency - greenish yellow skin

Constriction; internally

Constriction; sensation of a band

Convulsions; after masturbation

Convulsions; with tetanus rigidity

Convulsions; continuous contraction

Eating and food; symptoms while fasting

Formication (like insects crawling around); external parts

Formication (like insects crawling around); internally

Insensitive to pain (see irritability); inner parts

Insensitive to pain (see irritability); parts affected by disease or injury

Jerking; internally

Lying down; lying down

Lying down; after lying down

Numbness; internally

Numbness; internally; of suffering parts

Pain; appear gradually; and disappear gradually

Pain; benumbing

Pain; constricting; externally

Pain; constricting; internally

Pain; gnawing, biting; externally

Pain; pressing; inward

Pain; pressing; together

Pain; sore, bruised

Pain; sore, bruised; parts affected with cramp-like pain

Pain; sore, bruised; on pressure

Pain; tearing; muscles; cramp-like in muscles

Prickling; externally

Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side

While sitting

Tension; externally

Trembling; externally

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); during stool

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