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Kreosotum

Beech Wood Kreosote, Kreosote, Kreos Kreos.
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HPUS indication of Kreosotum: Hoarseness
Common symptoms: Hoarseness, Itching, Nausea.

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

  GENERAL

General

Kreosotum is a mixture of phenol obtained from this distillation.

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  MODALITIES ETC

Worse

WORSE, in open air, cold, rest, when lying; after menstruation.

Better

BETTER, from warmth, motion, warm diet.

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  RELATIONSHIPS

Compare

Compare also: Fuligo ligni; Carbolic Acid Carbol-ac.; Iodium Iod.; Lachesis Laches.

Complementary

Complementary in malignant diseases: Arsenicum Album Ars.; Phosphorus Phos.; Sulphur Sulph. Guaiacol (is the principal constituent of Kreosotum, and similar in action. Used in pulmonary tuberculosis. Dose 1 to 5M. Matico - Artanthe or Piper augustifolia, (Gonorrhoea, hemorrhage from lungs; catarrhal condition of genito-urinary organs and gastro-intestinal tract. Topically a hemostatic. Difficult, dry, deep, winter cough. Use tincture.)

Antidotes

Antidote: Nux Vomica Nux.

Inimical

Inimical: Carboneum Oxygenisatum Carbo.

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  MIND

Mind

Music causes weeping and palpitation

Vanishing of thought; stupid, forgetful, peevish, irritable

Child wants everything but throws it away when given.

Restlessness, nervousness

evening; 6 p.m. till 6 a.m.

night

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  HEAD

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Headache

Dull pain, as from a board pressing against forehead

Menstrual headache

Occipital pain ( Gelsemium Sempervirens Gels.; Zincum Metallicum Zinc)

Pain, headache

in women; before period

in women; during period

temples

pressing (see bursting, pulling); during period

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  EYES

Eyes

Salty lachrymation

Lids red and swollen.

Lids; stuck together

Swellings; lids

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  EARS

Ear

Eruption around and pimples within

Difficult hearing and buzzing.

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  FACE

Face

Sick, suffering expression; hot, cheeks red.

Skin

out-breaks on skin

out-breaks on skin; cheeks

out-breaks on skin; forehead

out-breaks on skin; pimples

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  NOSE

Nose

Offensive smell and discharge

Chronic catarrh of old people

Acrid rawness

Lupus ( Arsenicum Album Ars.)

Discharge from nose; wearing away skin

Skin or lining of nose; ulcer like lesions, leaving scars

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  MOUTH

Mouth

Very painful dentition; child will not sleep

Odour (halitosis, bad breath)

offensive

putrid

Lips

Lips red, bleeding

Gums and teeth

Very rapid decay of teeth, with spongy, bleeding gums; teeth dark and crumbly ( Staphysagria Staph.; Ant)

Bleeding; gums; easily

Discoloration

gums; bluish-red

gums; redness

Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; gums

Inflammation; gums

Gums

teeth detached from gums; scurvy-like

softening gums

spongy

Teeth

decay, hollow; premature tooth decay in children

offensive odour from teeth (see mouth, odour)

pain; molars

pain; upper teeth

pain; extending to other parts; ear

pain; extending to other parts; temples

pain; pulling; extending to other parts; ear

Saliva

Salivation; during pregnancy

Taste

c.) Putrid odor and bitter taste.

Taste; bitter; after drinking

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  THROAT

Throat

Burning, choking sensation

Putrid odor.

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  CHEST

Chest

Lungs; gangrene of lungs

Respiration

Hoarse, with pain in larynx

Cough; worse evening, with efforts to vomit, with pain in chest

Raw burning in chest; pains and oppression

Cough after influenza ( Eriodyction.) Winter coughs of old people, With heavy pressure on sternum

Gangrene of lungs

After every cough, Copious, purulent expectoration

Hemoptysis; periodic attacks

Sternum feels pressed in.

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  COUGH

Cough

While lying down

changing position

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  SKIN

Skin

Itching, worse towards evening

Burning in soles

Senile gangrene

Small wounds bleed freely ( CROT.; Lachesis Lach.; Phosphorus Phos.) Pustules and herpes

Ecchymosis; dorsal surface of fingers and hands eczematous.

Abnormal growths; ulcers; reopening of old ulcers; when partly healed

Itching; evening

Out-breaks on skin

herpetic; moist

rash (see granular); scaly; bran-like

Pain; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between skin folds

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  BACK AND NECK

Back

Dragging backache, extending to genitals and down thighs

Great debility.

Pain; coccyx (bottom tip of spine)

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  ABDOMEN

Abdomen

Feeling of coldness, as of ice water in stomach

Soreness; better eating

Painful hard spot

Hematemesis

Bitter taste after a swallow of water.

Distended

Burning hemorrhoids

Diarrhoea; very offensive; dark brown

Bloody, fetid stools

Bladder

urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); sudden

urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); sudden; must hasten to urinate, or urine will escape

urination; involuntary, incontinence; night, bed wetting

difficult to waken the child

Eating

Stomach

Nausea; vomiting of food several hours after eating; of sweetish water in the morning

vomiting; food; after eating; undigested food 2 or 3 hours after

vomiting; food; undigested

Nausea

Cholera infantum in connection with painful dentition, green stools, nausea, dry skin, exhaustion, etc.

Stomach

nausea; in women; during pregnancy

Vomiting

vomiting; in women; during pregnancy

vomiting; strong and sharp (acrid)

vomiting; frothy

vomiting; sweetish

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  GENITALS ETC

Urine

Offensive

Violent itching of vulva and vagina, worse when urinating

Can urinate only when lying; cannot get out of bed quick enough during first sleep

Dreams of urinating

Enuresis in the first part of night

Must hurry when desire comes to urinate.

Copious

Sediment; white

Female

Female

Corrosive itching within vulva, burning and swelling of labia; violent itching between labia and thighs

vaginal discharge

strong and sharp (acrid), wearing away skin

burning

before period

offensive smelling; putrid

during pregnancy

yellow

yellow; stains linen

irritation; itching; from vaginal discharge

irritation; itching; between lips of vagina

irritation; itching; vagina

feels erotic

pain; gnawing, biting; between lips of vagina

pain; sore, tenderness; vagina

Womb

pain; bearing down; womb, and region of womb (see labour-like pains, also pains in abdomen); as if everything would come out

Genitals

Burning and soreness in external and internal parts

Hemorrhage after coition

Vomiting of pregnancy, with ptyalism

Menstrual flow intermits (Pulsatilla Puls.); ceases on sitting or walking; reappears on lying down

Lochia offensive; Intermits.

Female

after-birth; strong and sharp (acrid)

after-birth; dark

after-birth; lumpy

after-birth; offensive smelling

hardness

inflammation

indurated (hard from inflammation)

irritation; itching

metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding); after sexual intercourse

pain; gnawing, biting

pain; burning; while urinating

pain; burning; after urinating

pain; sore, tenderness

swollen

Menses

During menses, Difficult hearing; buzzing and roaring; eruption after

Leucorrhoea, yellow, acrid; odor of green corn; worse between periods

Menses too early, prolonged

Pain worse after menses

Female

period; intermittent

period; offensive smell

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

Extremities, limbs

Pain in joints, hip and knee

Boring pain in hip-joints

Scapulae sore.

Coldness; lower limbs; foot

Pain

thumb

thumb; left

as if sprained; thumb

Skin; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between thighs

Stiffness; thumb

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  GENERALITIES

Sleep and dreams

Disturbed with tossing

Paralytic sensation in limbs on waking

Anxious dreams of pursuit, fire, erections, etc.

Deep

Yawning

after coughing

Generalities

Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow

In women; symptoms after period

Pulsation

Pulse; abnormal

Symptoms not symmetrical

symptoms on one side

left

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