Sulphuricum AcidumSulphuric Acid, Sulph-ac, Sulfuricum Sulphuricum Acidum, Sulfuricum acidum, Acidum Sulphuricum
HPUS label indication: Hot flushes
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 Sulphuricum Acidum based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
The "debility" common to acids shows itself here, especially in the digestive tract, giving a very relaxed feeling in the stomach, with craving for stimulants. Tremor and weakness; everything must be done in a hurry. Hot flushes, followed by perspiration, with trembling. Tendency to gangrene following mechanical injuries. Writer’s cramp. Lead poisoning. Gastralgia and hypochlorhydria. Purpura hemorrhagia.
BETTER, from warmth, and lying on affected side.
WORSE, from excess of heat or cold in forenoon and evening.
Compare: Ars.; Calen.; Led.; Sep.; Calc.
Sulphuricum Acidum mixed with three parts of Alcohol, ten to fifteen drops three times daily for several weeks, has been successfully used to subdue the craving for liquor. For homeopathic purposes second to thirtieth potency.
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▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; alternating mood
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; changeable, variable mood; while perspiring
Hurry; at work
Hurry; in movements
Hurry; in movements; cannot do things fast enough
Hurry; while eating
Hurry; while walking
Hurry; while writing
Unwilling to answer questions; hurried.
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Pain of outer parts, as if there were subcutaneous ulceration; painful to touch
Relieved by holding the hands near the head
Thrust in right temple as if plug were pressed in.
Compressive pain in side of occiput
Pain, headache; sides; one side
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin
Right-sided neuralgia; painful shocks; skin feels pinched
Sensation as if brain was loose in forehead and falling from side to side ( Bell
.) Concussion of brain where skin is cold, body bathed in cold sweat
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Great chemosis of conjunctiva, with aching and sharp pain.
Intraocular hemorrhage following traumatism
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Heat; hot flashes; at peak of disease
Skin; discoloration; black; and blue spots
Skin; discoloration; red; at peak of illness
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Aphthae; gums bleed readily
Thrush (whitish flakes)
Thrush (whitish flakes); in children
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Weak feeling, with dragging into the hips and small of back
Coldness of stomach relieved by applied heat
Feeling as if hernia would protrude, especially left side.
Relaxed feeling in stomach
Water causes coldness of stomach; must be mixed with liquors
Complaints of spleen
Emptiness; after stool
Sense of weakness
Sense of weakness; after stool
Sense of weakness; as if period would come on
Stomach; vomiting; sour
Desire for fresh food
Nausea with chilliness.
Stomach; Heartburn; Sour eructations; sets teeth on edge ( Robin
.) Craving for Alcohol
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Diarrhoea, fetid, black, with sour odor of body, and empty faint feeling in abdomen.
Piles; oozing dampness
Rectum feels as if it had a big ball
Thrush of anus
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Yellow; like saffron
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Acrid, burning leucorrhoea, often of bloody mucus.
Erosion of cervix in the aged; easily bleeding
Female; Menstruation early and profuse
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Bronchitis in children with short, teasing cough.
Respiration rapid with shooting in cervical muscles and movement of wings of nose; Larynx moves up and down violently
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▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Cramp-like paralytic contraction in arms, hands; jerking of fingers while writing.
Skin; discoloration; ankle; purple; spots
Skin; discoloration; ankle; red; in spots
Skin; discoloration; bruising
Skin; discoloration; forearm; bluish spots
Skin; discoloration; lower limbs; bluish; spots
Skin; discoloration; upper limbs; blue; blue spots, in both arms
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In bed (see night and warmth)
Perspiration with heat
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After eating; warm food
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Livid, red, itching blotches
Bad effects from mechanical injuries, with bruises and livid skin
Carbuncles, boils and other staphylococcic and streptococcic infections.
Chilblains with gangrenous tendency
Cicatrices turn red and blue and become painful
Hemorrhage of black blood from all outlets
Discoloration; bluish; spots
Discoloration; purple (purpura haemorrhagica purplish spots or patches from haemorrhage under skin)
Discoloration; red; spots
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); red
Pain; like bruising
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Injuries in general
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Affects of alcohol
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles; burning in muscles
Symptoms not symmetrical; crosswise, left lower and right upper
Symptoms not symmetrical; right
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); after becoming cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); from becoming cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; sensation of heat
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
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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.