Kreosotum - Appendix symptoms - T.F. AllenBeech Wood Kreosote, Kreosote, Kreos, Kreos.
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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Kreosotum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
A. Reichenback, "Das Kreosot," second edition, 1835, effects of application to skin. (1 to 8, provings by Dr. Syrbius, A. H. Z., 12, p. 33). 1, Dr. Hartmann took 3 drops; 2, Hartmann, Jr., took 1 drop; 3, Dr. Immisch took 8 drops; 4, Dr. Lange took 1 drop, and after two days 2 drops twice; 5, Dr. Koch took 1 drop morning and evening (first day), 2 drops forenoon (third day); 6, Heinemann, suffering from caries of upper jaw, took morning and evening 15 drops of a solution of 4 drops to 1 drachm of alcohol with 3 drachms of water, also using a douche of a solution of 20 drops of K. in 1/2 ounce of alcohol and 12 ounces of water (the action was so violent that it had to be discontinued); 7, Lunderstedt took 1 drop morning and evening for "scirrhus testi," effect so severe that he had to stop it; 8, Syrbius took 2 drops twice, with an interval of two hours; 9, symptoms observed by Dr. Wahle on three girls, two women, and two men, none of whom took over 1 drop of pure K.; Archiv f. Hom., 16, 2, 152; 10, Eichhorn, effects of 1st dil., 5 to 50-drop doses, several times a day, Zeit. f. Ver. Hom. Aezt. Oest., 1857, vol. 2, p. 24; 11, Dr. W. H. Thomas (Elkhart, Indium Metallicum Ind., U. S. A.); a lady, aged 78, took by accident an unknown quantity, MS. to editor; 12, symptoms from Marzuthini, Annal. Univ. de Méd., 1834; 13, Macnamara, poisoning of a woman by excessive application to an aching tooth, Dublin Med. Press, 1850; 14, Jeffray, effects of 5 or 6 drops in a lady aged 24, Assoc. Med. Jour., 1853, p. 929; 15, Elliotson, effects, Med.-Chir. Trans., vol. 69 (A. H. Z.).
A product of distillation of wood tar. Composition doubtful and variable.
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