BenzinumBenzinum (Coal Naphtha), Benzol, C6, H6, Benzolum
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Benzinum may help, unprocessed Benzinum may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Benzinum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The most striking fact in the proving of Benzinum seems to be the influence it had on the circulatory system. It caused a slowing of the pulse stream which in the guinea-pigs brought about the formation of infarcts. In the human provers it resulted in a Decrease of the red and increase of white cells ( [right] f. Rabe, M.D.)
It ought to be of use in Leucaemia. Eye symptoms striking. Hallucinations - Epileptiform attacks, coma, and anesthesia.
▲ MODALITIES ETC
Worse at night. Worse right side.
Compare: Benzin. - Petroleum Petroleum Ether Ether - not as pure a compound as Benzene (Benzinum). It is the same, but with a mixture of hydrocarbons. It seems to exercise a special influence on the nervous system and on the blood. Oxyhaemoglobinaemia. Physical weakness, cramps, exaggeration of knee jerks, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, Heaviness and coldness of limbs. Tremor of eyelids and tongue. Benzin. dinitricum - D.n.b. - (The most obvious results of poisoning by skin absorption are changes in the red blood corpuscles and liver degeneration in amblyopia, color-blindness, retinitis. Field of vision contracted. Black urine). Benzin. Nitricum N/A . Mir bane ( Dark, black blood, coagulates with difficulty; venous hyperaemia of the brain and general venous engorgement. Burning taste in mouth. Blue lips, tongue, skin, nails and conjunctive. Cold skin, pulse small, weak, breathing slow and irregular, unconsciousness, symptoms of apoplectic coma. Rolling of eyeballs in their vertical axis; pupils dilated. Nystagmus. Respiration very slow, difficult, sighing.) Trinitrotoluene (T.n.t.), Trotyl - is a high explosive, obtained by nitrating toluene - a product of coal tar distillation. When the skin or hair is exposed to T.N.T. by contact a characteristic yellow or tawny-orange stain is produced, which lasts for some weeks. Indicated in graver forms of anemia (pernicious) and jaundice. Produces fatal toxic jaundice.
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; hand; visions, of white hand, outspread, coming toward face in the darkness
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting)
Talking, conversation; critical
▲ VERTIGO, DIZZINESS
Sense of falling through bed and floor
Tired and nervous.
Pressing feeling in head
Pains from below upward
Frontal headache to root of nose
Right sided headache.
Illusion of vision with wide open eyes
Twitching of lids
Photophobia, objects blurred
Aching in eyes and lids
Marked dilation of pupils
Failure to react to light, particularly daylight.
Skin; discoloration; pale
Especially in afternoon
Profuse fluent coryza
Eruption like measles
Perspiration on side not lain upon
Itching all over back.
▲ BACK AND NECK
Pulsating; lumbar (lower half of back); on breathing in deeply
Stomach; desires, cravings; cider
desires, cravings; lemons
▲ RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing
▲ GENITALS ETC
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); pulsation
Male; Swelling of right testicle
Severe pain in testicles
Itching of scrotum
Male; itching; penis; head (glans)
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Heavy limbs, cold legs, exaggerated knee-jerk
Pains from below upward.
▲ FEVER AND CHILL
Fever and chill
Odour; like corresponding drugs
Single parts; parts not lain on
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)