Benzoic Acid.Benzoic Acid, Benzoicum Acidum, Benz.-ac, Benzene Carboxylic Acid, Carboxybenzene, E210, Dracylic Acid, Acidum benzoicum, Benzoicum Acid
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Benzoic Acid. may help, unprocessed Benzoic Acid. may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Benzoic Acid. in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The most marked characteristic pertains to the odor and color of the urine. It has a marked action on metabolism. It produces and cures symptoms of a uric acid diathesis, with urine highly colored and very offensive, and gouty symptoms. Renal insufficiency. Child wants to be nursed in the arms, will not be laid down. Pains suddenly change their locality. Anti-sycotic. Gouty and asthmatic.
Antidote: Copaiva Officinalis Copaiva.
Prone to dwell on unpleasant things in the past
Omits words in writing
Throbbing in temporal arteries, causes puffing around ears
Noises when swallowing
Ulceration of tongue
Swelling behind ears ( Capsicum Annuum Caps.) Cold sweat on forehead
Pricking, puckered constriction of mouth, bluish and bleeding gums
Red, with little blisters
Circumscribed redness of cheeks.
Hoarse in morning
Asthmatic cough; worse night; lying on right side
Chest very tender
Pain in region of heart
Expectoration, green mucus.
Pressure on spinal column
Coldness in sacrum
Dull pain in region of kidneys; worse, wine.
Stomach; Sweat while eating; pressure in stomach, sensation of a lump.
Cutting about navel
Stitching in liver region.
Bladder; catarrh mucous-pus (see urine, sediment containing pus)
urination; involuntary, incontinence; night, bed wetting
Stitches and Constricted feeling
Puckering constriction of rectum
Itching and watery elevations around anus.
Frothy, Offensive, liquid, light-colored, like soapsuds, bowel movements mostly windy.
Repulsive odor; changeable color; brown, acid
Enuresis; dribbling, Offensive urine of old men
Excess of uric acid
Vesical catarrh from suppressed gonorrhoea
Strong and sharp (acrid)
intensely urine like smell
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); discharge; sharp mucous or pus
pain; when not urinating
Joints crack on motion
Tearing with stitches
Pain in tendo achills
Rheumatic gout; nodes very painful
Ganglion; swelling of the wrist
Pain and swelling in knees
Bunion of great toe
Tearing pain in great toe.
Fever and chill
Cold hands, feet, back, knees
Chilliness; cold sweat
Internal heat on awakening.