Ichthyolum

Ichtyolum, A Combination Of Sulphonated Hydrocarbons; A Fossil Product Of Complex Structure Found In Tyrol; Supposed To Be Fish Deposits, Contains 10% Sulphur.

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HPUS indication of Ichthyolum: Hives
Ichthyolum most popular Potencies
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Ichthyolum may help, unprocessed Ichthyolum may be best avoided.

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

  GENERAL

General

Its action on skin, mucous membranes, and kidneys is prompt and useful. It is strongly antiparasitic; redness, pain and inflammation; decreases tension. Excellent in winter coughs of old people. Polyarthritis. Chronic rheumatism. Uric acid diathesis. Hay-fever. Chronic hives. tuberculosis, aids nutrition. Alcoholism when nothing will stay on stomach.

Dose

Lower potencies.

Externally, it is used as an ointment, with Lanoline 20 to 50 percent.; for chronic eczema and psoriasis, also acne rosacea and gouty joints. Chilblains, scabies. Rectal suppositories for senile prostate.

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  MIND

Mind

Irritable and depressed

Forgetful, lack of concentration.

  HEAD

Dull, aching; better cold, pressure

Headache

Dull frontal and supraorbital headache; worse moving eyes, cold air; better, warmth.

  EYES

Eyes

Burn, red; worse, any change of temperature.

  FACE

Face

Skin feels dry and itches

Acne on chin.

  NOSE

Discharge

Bland coryza; stuffed feeling; feels sore inside

Irresistible desire to sneeze.

  THROAT

Throat

Irritated; pain to ears; sore, dry, with hawking and expectoration.

  CHEST

Respiration

Coryza; Dry, teasing cough

Bronchiectasis and phthisis

Bronchitis, especially of the aged.

  SKIN

Skin

Heat and irritation; Itching

Scaly and itching eczema

Crops of boils

Pruritis of pregnancy

Psoriasis, Acne, rosacea, erysipelas.

  ABDOMEN

Abdomen

Stomach; Disagreeable taste, burning sensation, very thirsty

increased appetite.

Disposition to soft, shapeless stools

Griping in umbilical and left hypogastric region

Early morning diarrhoea.

Nausea

Nausea

  GENITALS ETC

Urine

Increased in quantity and frequency

Burning pain in meatus

Uric acid deposits.

Genitals

Female; Fullness in lower abdomen

Menses

Nausea at time of menses.

  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

Extremities, limbs

Lameness in right shoulder and right lower extremity.