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Psorinum

Scabies Vesicle, Psorin


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Available in 8X-30X, 4C-200C, from $6.50
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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.

Below are the strongest indications of Psorinum based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.

The therapeutic field of this remedy is found in so-called psoric manifestations. Psorinum is a cold medicine; wants the head kept warm, Wants warm clothing even in summer. Extreme sensitiveness to cold. debility, independent of any organic disease, especially the weakness remaining after acute disease. Lack of reaction, i.e. phagocytes defective; when well-chosen remedies fail to act. Scrofulous patients. Secretions Have a filthy smell. Profuse sweating. Cardiac weakness. Skin symptoms very prominent. Often gives immunity from cold-catching. Easy perspiration when walking. Syphilis, inherited and tertiary. Offensive discharges.
BETTER, heat, warm clothing, even in summer.
WORSE, Coffee; Psorinum patient does not improve while using coffee. WORSE, changes of weather, in hot sunshine, from cold. Dread of least cold air or draft.
Relationships
Complementary: Sulphur.
Compare: Pediculus - Head-louse - (psoric manifestations in children. Eruption on dorsum of hands, feet, neck. Prurigo; pellagra. Unusual aptitude for study and work). Pediculus (Cooties) transmit typhus and trench fever.) In lack of reaction compare Calcarea and Natrum Ars. Gaertner ( Pessimistic, lack of confidence, subjective troublesome eye symptoms, fear of heights. Urticaria. Use 30th and 200th ( Wheeler.)
Dose
Two hundredth and higher potencies. Should not be repeated too often. Psorinum requires something like 9 days before it manifests its action, and even a single dose may elicit other symptoms lasting for weeks ( Aegedi.)

    EXPECTORATION (click for more)

Greenish
Mucous

    MIND (click for more)

Melancholy, deep and persistent; religious

Hopeless; despairs of recovery

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; forsaken feeling
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; despair
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; despair; from itching of the skin
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; from itching
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; wants to injure self; suicidal disposition; from thoughts

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; of conscience (as if guilty of a crime)
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; with fear
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of evil
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of misfortune

Suicidal tendency.

    HEAD (click for more)

Awakens at night with pain as from blow on head

Chronic headaches; hungry during attacks; with vertigo

Dull, pressive pain in occiput

Hair dry.

Hammering pain; brain feels too large; worse, change of weather

Brain; pulsating in brain; like little hammers beating brain

Congestion (see pulsation); night

Pain, headache
Pain, headache; on coughing
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling)
Pain, headache; pulsating
Pain, headache; stunning

Sense of separation; as if head were separated from body

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; crusts, scabs
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; crusts, scabs; moist
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; crusts, scabs; ulcerated
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; dry
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; eczema
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; moist

Humid eruption on scalp; hair matted

    EYE (click for more)

Edges of lids red

Chronic ophthalmia, that constantly recurs

Agglutinated

Blepharitis

Inflammation
Inflammation; glandular swellings
Inflammation; of catarrh from cold
Inflammation; wounds; conjunctiva (external lining of eye); oozing pus (including cornea)

Lids; out-breaks on skin; scaly herpes

Secretion acrid.

    EAR (click for more)

Chronic otorrhoea

Sore pain behind ears

Most fetid pus from ears, brownish, offensive.

Offensive discharge from eczema around ears

Discharges from ear
Discharges from ear; after scarlet fever
Discharges from ear; bloody
Discharges from ear; following disease
Discharges from ear; greenish pus
Discharges from ear; offensive smelling
Discharges from ear; offensive smelling
Discharges from ear; offensive smelling; like putrid meat
Discharges from ear; pus

Noises in ear
Noises in ear; ringing

Skin; out-breaks on skin
Skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears
Skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears; eczema
Skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears; moist
Skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears; powdery flaking skin
Skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears; sore
Skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears; wearing away skin
Skin; out-breaks on skin; containing pus
Skin; out-breaks on skin; powdery flaking skin

Herpes from temples over ears to cheeks

intolerable itching

Raw, red, Oozing scabs around ears

    NOSE (click for more)

Acne rosacea.

Chronic catarrh; dropping from posterior nares

Dry, coryza, with stoppage of nose

Catarrh
Catarrh; post nasal (see discharge)

Discharge from nose; blood
Discharge from nose; containing pus
Discharge from nose; offensive smelling
Discharge from nose; offensive smelling; putrid

Running or blocked nose (coryza); annual (hay fever)

    FACE (click for more)

Sickly.

Humid eruption on face

Pain; jaw; top end of bone

Skin; discoloration; dirty looking
Skin; out-breaks on skin
Skin; out-breaks on skin; acne; chronic, especially nose and cheeks
Skin; out-breaks on skin; acne; forehead
Skin; out-breaks on skin; blisters
Skin; out-breaks on skin; eczema
Skin; out-breaks on skin; powdery flaking skin

Pale, delicate

Swelling of upper lip

    MOUTH (click for more)

Dryness; tongue

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

Taste; putrid

Obstinate rhagades at corners

Tongue, gums ulcerated; tough mucus of foul taste adheres to soft palate.

    THROAT (click for more)

Hawking up of cheesy, pea-like balls of disgusting smell and taste ( Agar.)

Eradicates tendency to quinsy

Profuse, offensive saliva; tough mucus in throat

Recurring quinsy

External throat; out-break on skin; herpes

Sensation of something in throat; lump

Tonsils greatly swollen; painful swallowing, with pain in ears

    ABDOMEN (click for more)

Nausea; vomiting of pregnancy

Very hungry always; must have something to eat in the middle of the night

Stomach; appetite; increased (hunger in general); before headache
Stomach; appetite; increased (hunger in general); night
Stomach; appetite; increased (hunger in general); with headache
Stomach; vomiting; sour

Pain in abdomen after eating.

Stomach; Eructations like bad eggs

    RECTUM (click for more)

Constipation; difficult stool; natural stool

Diarrhoea; in children
Diarrhoea; night

Haemorrhage from anus

Involuntary stool; during sleep

    STOOL (click for more)

Hard, difficult stool, with blood from rectum and burning piles

Constipation of infants, in pale, sickly scrofulous children.

Mucous, Bloody, excessively fetid, dark fluid

Odour; like rotten eggs
Odour; offensive
Odour; putrid

Watery

    GENITALS (click for more)

Mammae swollen and painful

Female; Leucorrhoea fetid, lumpy, with much backache and Debility
Female; menopause
Female; metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding)
Female; period; painful; and difficult (dysmenorrhea)
Female; period; painful; at peak
Female; vaginal discharge; offensive smelling
Female; vaginal discharge; offensive smelling; putrid

Male; wart-like growth; penis
Male; wart-like growth; penis; foreskin

Pimples oozing an acrid fluid that burns and excoriates the glands.

    RESPIRATION (click for more)

Pain in chest; better, lying down

Feeling of ulceration under sternum

Hay-fever returning irregularly every year.

Asthma, with dyspnoea; worse, sitting up; better, lying down and keeping arms spread wide apart

Cough returns every winter, from suppressed eruption

Dry, hard cough, with great weakness in chest

Difficult (dyspnea); in open air
Difficult (dyspnea); lying down

Interrupted; in fresh air

    COUGH (click for more)

Drinking; after drinking
Drinking; cold drinks

On becoming cold

    CHEST (click for more)

Heart; palpitations; from exertion
Heart; palpitations; lying down; on right side
Heart; palpitations; on movement
Heart; palpitations; while lying down; side; left

Inflammation; heart; pericardium

Lungs; tuberculosis
Lungs; tuberculosis; early stages
Lungs; tuberculosis; full of mucus

Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; heart
Pain; when breathing; breathing normally

Skin; out-breaks on skin
Skin; out-breaks on skin; arm pit; eczema
Skin; out-breaks on skin; boils
Skin; out-breaks on skin; dry
Skin; out-breaks on skin; eczema

    BACK (click for more)

Pain
Pain; aching; while walking
Pain; pressing; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; pressing; lumbar (lower half of back); during movement

Skin; out-breaks on skin

    EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)

Fetid foot-sweats.

Eruption around finger-nails

Hands and feet; nails; brittle; finger nails

Pain; joints; gouty

Skin; itching; lower limbs
Skin; out-break on skin; elbow; bend of elbow; crusts
Skin; out-break on skin; elbow; bend of elbow; eczema
Skin; out-break on skin; fingers; joints
Skin; out-break on skin; fingers; joints; dry
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; between the fingers; blisters
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; between the fingers; itching
Skin; out-break on skin; joints
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs
Skin; out-break on skin; upper limbs; dry
Skin; ulcers; leg; on shin
Skin; ulcers; lower limbs
Skin; ulcers; lower limbs; deep
Skin; ulcers; lower limbs; offensive smelling

Weakness; joints

Weakness of joints, as if they would not hold together

    SLEEP (click for more)

Easily started.

Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; from itching

Sleepless from intolerable itching

    CHILL (click for more)

Dangerously cold

From environment; malarial influences
From environment; malarial influences

In spring

In summer

Periodic, recurring; irregular
Periodic, recurring; not marked

Shaking, shivering, rigors

    FEVER (click for more)

Aversion to uncovering

Comes on suddenly; irregular

Intermittent, chronic

Perspiration with heat

Relapsing

Remittent; prone to become typhoid

Tropical

Profuse, offensive perspiration; night-sweats.

    PERSPIRATION (click for more)

During slight exertion (see walking)
From suppressed complaints
Hot
In the open air

Night; after midnight; 3 a.m.

Odour; putrid
Odour; sour

On movement

Profuse
Profuse; while walking

While walking (see exertion)

    SKIN (click for more)

Herpetic eruptions, especially on scalp and bends of joints with itching; worse, from warmth of bed

Intolerable itching

Crusty eruptions all over

Dirty, dingy look

Dry, lusterless, rough hair

Enlarged glands

Indolent ulcers, slow to heal Eczema behind ears

Pustules near finger-nails.

Sebaceous glands secrete excessively; oily skin

Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; offensive; putrid

Discoloration; dirty

Filthy skin

Generally unhealthy

Itching
Itching; from despair
Itching; on becoming warm
Itching; on becoming warm; in bed

Out-breaks on skin
Out-breaks on skin; boils
Out-breaks on skin; eczema
Out-breaks on skin; itching; warmth; of bed
Out-breaks on skin; offensive smelling
Out-breaks on skin; peeling in scales
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); scabies
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); scabies; suppressed; with mercury and sulphur
Out-breaks on skin; suppressed

Urticaria after every exertion

    GENERALITIES (click for more)

At approach of a storm

Change of weather
Change of weather; cold to warm

Dread of bathing

Lack of irritability

Lack of reaction

Night

Perspiration; after perspiration

Sensitive; to pain

Symptoms from suppression of perspiration

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold air
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold in general
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat; like warm water; poured over
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); tendency to catch cold

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from perspiration
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); mental exertion
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); walking
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Sources
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.

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