Salicylicum AcidumSalicylic Acid, Salicyl-ac, Acidum salicylicum
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 Salicylicum Acidum based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
The symptoms point to its use in rheumatism, dyspepsia, and MENIERE’S disease. Prostration after influenza; also tinnitus aurium and deafness. Haematuria.
Compare: SALOL (rheumatic pain in joints, with soreness and stiffness, headache over eyes; urine violet-smelling; Colch.; China; Lact-ac. Spiraea and Gaultheria contain salicyl. acid.
Third decimal trituration. In acute articular rheumatism, 5 grains very 3 hours ( Old school dose.)Headache; confusion in head on rising suddenlyIncipient coryzaPiercing pain in temples.Vertigo; tendency to fall to left sideRetinal hemorrhageRetinitis after influenza, also albuminuric.Deafness, with vertigo.Roaring and ringing in earsPharyngitis; swallowing difficult.Sore, red and swollenPutrid fermentationTongue purplish, leaden-colored; foul breath.Fermentative dyspepsiaFlatulence; hot, sour belchingStomach; Canker sores, with burning soreness and fetid breathCarb.) Pruritus ani.Putrid diarrhoea; gastro-intestinal derangements, especially in children; stools like green frog’s spawn ( MagAcute articular rheumatism; worse, touch and motion, profuse sweatCopious foot-sweat and ill effects where suppressed.Knees swollen and painfulPain shiftsSciatica, burning pain; worse at nightHerpes zosterHot and burning skinItching vesicles and pustules; better by scratchingNecrosis and softening of bones.PurpuraSweat without sleepUrticaria
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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.