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Carbo Vegetabilis - Head symptoms - T.F. Allen

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

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Confusion of the head, which makes thinking difficult,

Great confusion in the head, in the morning immediately after rising; he was unable to think easily, and was obliged to make a great exertion, as of rousing himself from a dream; after lying down again it disappeared,

Confusion of the head in the evening after walking (after nineteen hours),

Confusion of the head after dinner,

Confusion in the head, with pressure in the forehead,

Whirling in the head the whole day,

Pressure in the head (third day),


Confusion of the head for several days, without pain,

Slight headache (after 5th powder),

General headache; pronounced in the region of the brain (third day),

Terrible headache, similar to one described,

Oppressive headache above eyes, with nausea,

Dull pain in frontal region (fifteen minutes after 6 grains),

Slight pain in the left temple (after third dose); pain in left temple much increased, and rapidly extending over the top and sides of the head, very excruciating in character; a continuous, dull, almost unbearable pain (after fourth and fifth dose),

(Crazy feeling in right side of head, and steady pain in right orbital region. Can't study, head feels so badly; a sort of tired-out sensation in front and top of brain), (eighth day),

Sticking pain through right parietal region, in the evening (ninth day),

A place on the head as large as the hand is very hot to the touch, with continued headache,

Drawing pains, here and there, over the head, externally,

Headache over the whole vertex in the morning, in bed, with painfulness of the ear, which disappeared after rising,

Pressure on the top of the head, followed by drawing about the whole head, though more pain on the left side,

Tearing headache in the vertex and temples, by paroxysms,

(Pain in the right side of the head when shaking it),

Headache involving the whole of the right side of the head and face, with chill, coldness, and trembling of the body and the jaws,

Biting-pressive headache, like a sensation in the nose from a suppressed sneeze, in the morning on waking, in the right half of the head on which he lay, and in the occiput; on raising the head the pain was relieved; on rising from bed it disappeared entirely,

Pinching and cutting headache above and behind the left ear,

Tearing pain in the left side of the head over the temples,

Burning in the forehead, with heat in the mouth, with pains in the eyes,

Boring and pressive headache in the forehead,

Pressive headache in the forehead, which disappears and returns,

Pressive headache over the eyes extending into them,

Pressive headache in the forehead, especially just over the eyes, which are sore on motion, the whole afternoon,

Pressive pain in the small spot, formerly wounded, in the right side of the forehead (after four hours),

Sticking headache above the right eye,

Pulsating headache in the forehead after eating, with pressure in the occiput, heat in the head, and eructations,

Boring headache beneath the left temple,

Tearing pains, in frequent attacks within the head, extending to the right temple,

Much severe pain in the occiput and boring in the forehead at night, with sweat and pale face, cold, trembling hands, and nausea of the stomach,

Pinching pain in the occiput,

Frequently repeated short drawing pains in the right side of the occiput (after two hours),

Dull headache in the occiput,

Pressive pain in the occiput, from time to time,

Violent pressive pain in and on the occiput, in the lower portion,

Pressive headache in the upper part of the right side of the occiput, with pressure in the eyes,

Pressive headache, first in the neck, then in the forehead, followed by lachrymation of the eyes, with closure of the lids,

Short tearing pains in the right side of the occiput,

Frequent tearing pain, here and there, for example, in the left side of the occiput left half of the face, left shoulder, left thigh etc., with severe pressure in the arms and legs,

Throbbing headache, very violent in the occiput, as if suppurating, from morning till evening (after nine days),


Violent itching of the scalp for many days,

The hairs fall out,

Crawling on the scalp, as if the hairs moved,

Pressive pain on the vertex, with soreness of the hair to touch,

Outer head

The hat pressed upon the head like a heavy weight, and he continued to feel the sensation even after taking it off, as if the head were bound up with a cloth,

Tearing in an old scar of a cut on the top of the head,


Pressure, as if something were lying upon the vertex, or as if the integuments of the head were drawn too tightly together, which also extended to the forehead,

Pressure on the top of the head every afternoon,

Severe stitches in the top of the head,

Stitches in the upper part of the head, extending to the temples,

Stitches in the upper part of the head from reading,


Dull tearing stitches from side to side, deep in the brain, on one side of the head, as from a nail driven into it,

Tearing in the left half of the head, starting from the left half of the nose,

Tearing in the left half of the head, with drawing in the left arm,

Severe tearing through the whole left side of the head,


Heat and burning in the forehead,

Tearing-drawing in the upper part of the anterior portion of the head,

Tearing-drawing through the head above the right eye,

Stitches in the forehead above the right external canthus (after two hours),

Violent tearing in the forehead, in a small spot near the temples,


Tension and pressure in both temples and in the forehead; he was unable to hold the lids open,

Pressure in the left temple, from within outward for several hours,

Pressure in both temples, and on the top of the head,

Tearing in the temples, extending to the back teeth,

Throbbing in the temples and fulness of the brain, after waking from a long deep sleep in the afternoon,


Crackling in the occiput while sitting,

Confusion in the occiput, as after intoxication (after half an hour),

Confusion in the occiput, like a tension from within (after half an hour),

Drawing and tearing in the left side of the occiput,

Pressure in the occiput, especially after supper,

A burning-sticking in a small spot on the occiput,

Tearing in the right side of the occiput (after four hours),

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