TelluriumThe Metal Tellurium, Tellur, Tellurium Metallicum
HPUS label indication: Ringworm
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 Tellurium based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Marked skin (herpes circinatus), spinal, eye and ear symptoms. Very sensitive back. Pains all over body. Offensive discharges. Slow development of symptoms ( Radium.) Sacral and sciatic pains.
WORSE, while at rest at night, cold weather, from friction, coughing, laughing, lying on painful side, touch.
Compare: Radium.; Selenium.; Tetradymite - crystals from Georgia and North Carolina containing Bismuth, Tellurium AND Sulphur - (coccygodynia, ulceration of nails; pains in hands, in small spots, ankles, heels, and tendo-achilles); Sep.; Arts.; Rhus.
Sixth potency and higher. Takes long time to develop its action, which is very prolonged.
▲ ▼ VERTIGO, DIZZINESS (click for more)
Morning; after rising
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Congestion to head and nape of neck, followed by weakness and faintness in stomach
Distortion and twitching of left facial muscles; when speaking left angle of mouth drawn upwards and to left
Fear of being touched in sensitive places
Itching of scalp; red spots.
Neglectful and forgetful
Pain in left side of head and in forehead above left eye
▲ ▼ EYE (click for more)
Cataract, following ocular lesions; aids the absorption of infiltrations in Iris
Discharges of mucus or pus
Discoloration; redness; lids
Inflammation; wounds; lids
Lids; out-breaks on skin; pus-filled pimples
Lids; thickening of lids
Swellings; lids; from fluid accumulation
Tears; with running nose
Lids Thickened, inflamed, itching
Pterygium; pustular conjunctivitis
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Eczema behind ear
catarrh of middle ear, discharge acrid, smells like fish-pickle
Discharges from ear
Discharges from ear; offensive smelling
Discharges from ear; offensive smelling; like fish brine
Discharges from ear; watery
Discharges from ear; wearing away skin
Itching; external ear
Pain; burning; external ear
Pain; burning; left
Pain; burning; lobe
Skin; discoloration; blue
Skin; out-breaks on skin; on lobes; blisters, caused by the discharge
itching, swelling, throbbing in meatus
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Coryza, lachrymation and hoarseness; better in open air ( Cepa
.) Obstructed; hawks salty phlegm from posterior nares.
Discharge from nose; watery
Running or blocked nose (coryza); running, wet
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
External throat; out-break on skin; small, fluid filled, cysts; side of; discharge from ear
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Empty and weak feeling
Stomach; Craving for apples
▲ ▼ RECTUM (click for more)
Pruritus ani et perinei after every stool.
▲ ▼ BACK (click for more)
Contraction of tendons in bends of knees.
Pain from last cervical to fifth dorsal vertebra, very sensitive; worse touch ( Chin
Pain; aching; spine
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Pain; sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); extending to other parts; thighs; pain in right thigh, pressing at stool or cough aggravates
Pain; spine; irritation; dorsal (shoulder level)
Pain in sacrum
worse right side, Coughing, straining,
and at night, with sensitive vertebral column
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Pain; lower limbs; sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh)
Perspiration; foot; offensive smelling
Skin; itching; upper limbs
Skin; itching; upper limbs; in bed
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; herpes
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Fetid exhalations ( Sulph
.) Offensive foot-sweat
Circular patches of eczema.
Eczema, back of ears and occiput
Herpetic spots; Ringworm ( Tuberc
.) Ring-shape lesions,
offensive odors from affected parts
Itching of hands and feet
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; rings
Out-breaks on skin; pimples; itching
Swelling; fluid in tissues
Stinging in skin
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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.