Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Graphites in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Carbon, amorphous. (The finest specimens contain traces of iron, .04 to .09 per cent.; poor qualities contain as much as 4 per cent.)
Common names, Plumbago, Black Lead; (Germ.), Reissblei.
Preparation, Trituration of the prepared black lead from finest English drawing-pencils.
1, Hahnemann, Chron. Krankh.; 2, H. and T., ibid.; 3, Kretschmar, ibid.; 4, Nenning, ibid.; 5, Rummel, ibid.; 6, Piper, proving of chemically pure Graphites, triturated with 4 parts of Saccharum Officinale Sacc. lactis, repeated doses, comprising 1/12 to 20 grains of the pure Graphites, for eighteen days, A. H. Z., 18, 125; 7, Storck, effect of 1 and 2 grains, Buchner's Repertorium (A. H. Z., 47, 40); 8, Robinson, a young woman took every second morning a spoonful of solution of globules of 1/200 in water; after five or six days had symptoms, Month. Hom. Rev., 24, p. 514.≡ more ...