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Platinum Metallicum - Generalities symptoms

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

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HPUS label indication: Numbness

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

BETTER, walking.
WORSE, sitting and standing; evening.
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.
Sixth trituration to thirtieth potency.


After travelling
After undressing

Afternoon; 4 to 10 p.m.

Anaemia; as from iron deficiency - greenish yellow skin

Before sleep

Blood vessels; congestion of blood
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow; after emotions
Blood vessels; varicose veins; network in skin

Catalepsy (dazed, allows others to position limbs)
Catalepsy (dazed, allows others to position limbs); during period
Catalepsy (dazed, allows others to position limbs); from sexual excitement

Change of position

Constriction; externally
Constriction; internally
Constriction; of orifices
Constriction; sensation of a band

Contradictory and alternating states

Convulsions; after anger
Convulsions; after masturbation
Convulsions; children
Convulsions; connected with haemorrhage
Convulsions; continuous contraction
Convulsions; convulsive movements
Convulsions; epileptic
Convulsions; epileptic
Convulsions; from excitement
Convulsions; from fright
Convulsions; from sexual excitement
Convulsions; hysterical
Convulsions; in women; during period
Convulsions; in women; from childbirth
Convulsions; internal
Convulsions; morning
Convulsions; rapid muscle spasm
Convulsions; with consciousness
Convulsions; with haemorrhage
Convulsions; with paralysis
Convulsions; with tetanus rigidity
Convulsions; without consciousness

Desire for open air

During sleep

Eating and food; after eating
Eating and food; coffee
Eating and food; from hunger
Eating and food; symptoms while fasting

Electric-like shocks

Evening; before going to sleep

Flabby feeling

Fluid build up; external

Formication (like insects crawling around); bones
Formication (like insects crawling around); external parts
Formication (like insects crawling around); glands
Formication (like insects crawling around); internally

From wind

Full feeling; internally

General physical anxiety


Heaviness; externally
Heaviness; internally

Illusions of touch

In women; symptoms after period
In women; symptoms at beginning of period
In women; symptoms before period
In women; symptoms during period

Inflammation; thin, watery membranes

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

Jar, stepping

Jerking; as in convulsions
Jerking; internally
Jerking; muscles

Lethargic, tired

Lying down; after lying down
Lying down; lying down
Lying down; lying in bed
Lying down; lying on back
Lying down; lying on back
Lying down; lying on side
Lying down; lying on side
Lying down; lying on side; on left side
Lying down; lying on side; on painful side
Lying down; lying on side; on painless side



Movement; at beginning of movement
Movement; continued movement
Movement; movement of affected part

Mucous secretions increased


Nervous shuddering; during stool

Night; after midnight
Night; before midnight

Numbness; externally
Numbness; internally
Numbness; internally; in single parts
Numbness; internally; in spots
Numbness; internally; of suffering parts
Numbness; internally; sensation of numbness in glands


On first sitting down

On waking

Open air

Pain; appear gradually; and disappear gradually
Pain; benumbing
Pain; boring
Pain; burning externally
Pain; burning externally; as from being burnt
Pain; burning externally; glands
Pain; burning externally; internally
Pain; constricting; externally
Pain; constricting; glands
Pain; constricting; internally
Pain; cutting; externally
Pain; cutting; internally
Pain; digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation)
Pain; digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation); glands
Pain; gnawing, biting; externally
Pain; gnawing, biting; glands
Pain; gnawing, biting; internally
Pain; jerking; externally
Pain; jerking; internally
Pain; paralytic
Pain; pinching
Pain; pinching; bones
Pain; pinching; internally
Pain; pressing; as from load
Pain; pressing; bones
Pain; pressing; externally
Pain; pressing; from within outward
Pain; pressing; internally
Pain; pressing; inward
Pain; pressing; muscles
Pain; pressing; muscles; sticking, in muscles
Pain; pressing; together
Pain; pulling
Pain; sensation of splinters
Pain; sore, bruised
Pain; sore, bruised; externally
Pain; sore, bruised; glands
Pain; sore, bruised; in spots
Pain; sore, bruised; on pressure
Pain; sore, bruised; parts affected with cramp-like pain
Pain; sudden, sharp; externally
Pain; sudden, sharp; internally
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles; burning in muscles
Pain; tearing; externally
Pain; tearing; internally
Pain; tearing; muscles
Pain; tearing; muscles; cramp-like in muscles
Pain; tearing; muscles; jerking in muscles
Pain; twisting
Pain; ulcerative; externally
Pain; undulating
Pain; wandering

Physical exertion


Prickling; externally
Prickling; internally

Pulsation; internally

Pulse; abnormal
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Pulse; imperceptible
Pulse; small
Pulse; soft

Relaxation of muscles



Sensation of ball internally (compare knotted sensation)

Sensation of plug; externally
Sensation of plug; internally

Sensation of threads

Sensitive; bed feels hard
Sensitive; excessive physical irritability


Straining of muscles and tendons, from lifting

Stretching; afternoon

Suppression of sexual desire

Swelling; swollen sensation

Symptoms after sexual intercourse; symptoms after sexual excesses

Symptoms during sexual intercourse

Symptoms from suppression of perspiration

Symptoms not symmetrical; alternating sides
Symptoms not symmetrical; crosswise, left lower and right upper
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); after becoming cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); becoming cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat; with chilliness
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; sensation of heat
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); tendency to catch cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; becoming warm in open air
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; warm air
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; warm bed
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; warm room

Tension; externally
Tension; internally
Tension; muscles


Touching anything

Trembling; externally
Trembling; from anxiety
Trembling; internally
Trembling; late morning
Trembling; movement
Trembling; on slight physical exertion
Trembling; open air
Trembling; with the pains

Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea)

Walking up stairs or hill



Walking; beginning of walk
Walking; in open air
Walking; in the wind

Warmth; becoming warm in open air
Warmth; warm air
Warmth; warm bed
Warmth; warm room

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after dinner
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after period
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); as if from sleepiness
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); during stool
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); evening
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); in open air
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); late morning
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); morning
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); movement
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); nervous weakness
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); sitting
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); trembling

Weariness (see weakness)

While sitting

While travelling

Windy and stormy weather

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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.