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Graphites - Head symptoms - T.F. Allen

Black Lead, Graphite Graph.

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

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Confusion of the head, immediately in the morning, with nausea and sour vomiting,

Confusion of the forehead, with a contractive sensation,

Pressive confusion of the head, especially in the morning,

Reeling, and whirling, in the evening, while walking,

Feeling in the head as if intoxicated,

General Head.

Orgasm and sensation of heat in the head very frequently during the day, with perspiration,

Weakness of the head, extending to the throat,

Emptiness of the head after the midday meal,

Stupid in the head, in the morning, for three mornings in succession,

Unpleasant warmth in whole head after dinner,

A sharp, drawing tension in the nerves of the brain,

Feeling as if the head were screwed together and stuffed full,

Tearing in the head, like rheumatism, in the morning,

Trembling and twitching in the head, neck, and right arm,

Feeling of looseness of the whole brain,


Very great, painful confusion of the head, in the morning, lasting an hour (after four days),

Orgasm of blood in the head, with compressive pain in the vertex, in the afternoon,

A pain as if the head were numb and pithy,

Severe tensive headache on waking from sleep, affecting the whole head, especially on the surface of the brain, mostly in the occiput, without impeding thought with painful stiffness of the neck; the more he tries to fall asleep the worse the pain becomes (after twenty-four hours),

Pain as if constricted, especially in the occiput, extending to the nape of the neck, which pains on looking up, as if broken, at noon; afterwards the pain extends down the back and to the chest,

Headache in the morning, as if she had not slept enough (ninth day),

Headache, in the morning on waking, every morning, for half an hour,

Headache at night on the side upon which she was not lying,

Headache during and after eating,

Headache on moving the head; she dreads to move it,

Headache while riding,

Headache, on turning the head, for two days,

Headache, with nausea, as from the abdomen, a very unpleasant sensation,

Violent headache, with eructations and nausea, during menstruation (after five days),

Violent headache, in the morning on waking, with vomiting, diarrhoea, and icy-cold sweat, even to faintness; she was obliged to lie two days on account of weakness, with constant alternations of chilliness and heat,

Violent headache, especially in the evening, during menstruation,

Drawing pain in the head, extending into the face and down to the neck,

Pressive pain in the head (after twenty-four days),

Pressive headache here and there in the brain, at last behind the left ear (after twenty-four hours),

Pressive headache during and after eating,

Bruised pain in the head, with a general sick feeling, in the evening,

Stitches in both sides of the vertex towards the middle, as if the head would burst, from morning till 3 P.M., when the pain disappeared during a profuse perspiration in the heat of the sun,

One-sided headache, in the morning in bed, with inclination to vomit, disappearing on rising,

Painful shocks in the right side of the head,

Jerking pain in the right side of the head,

Headache, as if the forehead would burst, after eating,

Dull headache in the forehead and vertex, in the morning in bed, while yet half asleep; when completely awake it had disappeared (ninth days),

Drawing headache in the forehead, with pain in the nape of the neck, as if it were stiff,

Tearing headache in the forehead, in the morning on waking, lasting an hour,

Pain in the forehead, as if torn, lasting from the morning after rising till towards noon,

Smarting pain in the forehead when touched,

Pressive pain in the left temple, lasting one minute,

Sharp, pressive pain in the temple upon which he does not lie in the morning in bed,

A very violent, dull pain in the occiput, with heaviness of the head, tension, and stiffness of the neck; the pains are intolerable on walking, but are scarcely noticed while lying; during the night the pain disappears (fifteenth day),

Pressive headache in the occiput,

Lumpy patches on the vertex red and painful,

Scurfy spots on the vertex, with violent, sore pain when touched,

Humid eruption on the head, which does not itch, but pains as if suppurating, only when touched,

Eruption on the vertex painful to touch and humid,

Sore pain on the head,

Painfulness and moisture beneath the scurfy spots on the head,


Some hairs become gray,

Falling of the hair of the scalp (after thirty-six hours and sixteen days),

A constant and remarkable tangling of the hair of the head; although it was combed eight or ten times during the day, it was always combed with difficulty,

The old scabs on the scalp come off, and have an offensive odor,

Coldness and spasmodic constriction of the scalp,

Itching on the scalp,


Burning in a small spot on the vertex,


Violent tearing in the right side of the head in the evening (first day),

Throbbing in the right side of the head, in the afternoon, recurring for several days,


Sensation as if the forehead were wrinkled,

Drawing in the forehead, for half an hour, recurring several days in succession,

Drawing first in the forehead, then in the occiput in the evening,

Pressure extending from the forehead deep into the brain (after thirty days,)

Pressure outward at the forehead two hours after eating,

Dull pressure in the forehead, in the morning after rising, aggravated by motion,

Tearing in the forehead, with sensation of internal heat, in the afternoon,

Throbbing in the forehead,


Transient stitches in the left temple (after eleven days),


Much pressure in the occiput and nape of the neck,

External Head.

Much scaliness on the head, which causes a distressing itching and becomes a scurf, which disappears on washing, and then is humid,

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