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Carbolic Acid - General symptoms - Clarke

Phenol - Carbolic Acid, Carb-ac, Carbol. Acid, Carbol-ac, Carbolicum Acidum, Acidum carbolicum, Acid carb, Carb-ac.


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HPUS indication of Carbolic Acid: Bad breath

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Carbolic Acid in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.


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General

Carbolic Acid. Phenol. Monoxy Benzine. Phenic Acid. Phenyl Alcohol. C6H5 OH. Solution in rectified spirit.

Carbolic acid, like the Carbons, is a powerful antiseptic, and its use as such in surgery has led incidentally to the poisoning of both patients and surgeons. These experiences have provided a number of the symptoms indicating its medicinal use. The pains of carbolic acid come suddenly. They are burning and pricking, sticking. The urine is very dark, black or blackish olive-green.

grass or olive-green. There is numbness and twitching. Putrid discharges are a marked indication. The skin is inflamed, and other symptoms appear, with burning, tingling, itching, and numbness. Gangrene has been caused by the application of 2 to 5 per cent. solutions. There is profound prostration and fatigue.

convulsions. collapse.

cold, clammy sweat. Constant yawning. R. K. Ghosh finds it admirable in cases of cholera where Veratrum Album Verat. alb. seems indicated and fails. There is intolerance of warm room.

but also sensitiveness to cold air which agg. many symptoms. Many poisoning cases show pneumonia, single or double, affecting the bases principally. Dr. Proctor has recorded a brilliant cure of a double basal pneumonia with drop doses of the B. P. solution, after failure of more commonly used remedies. Nervous dyspepsia of intensely painful character has frequently been cured by it.

trembled all over. wanted her hands held.

"pricking like needles," all over body.

unable to raise right arm. Cold hands and feet. Wanted a drink of water every few minutes.

nausea but no vomiting.

pain in lumbar region. Symptoms lasted four hours. It has been used with success in the vomiting of drunkards.