Lithium Ben.Lithium Benzoicum
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Lithium Ben. may help, unprocessed Lithium Ben. may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Lithium Ben. in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Benzoate of Lithium metallicum Lithium. LiC7H5O2.
Uric acid, deposit of. clinical
Hale quotes T. O. Summers (Nashville J. of Med. and Surg.) as saying that Li. ben. had great effect in diminishing uric acid deposits and increasing the free hippuric acid of the urine. "It acts upon the urine before it leaves the blood." Bearing in mind the powerful action which each of its elements possesses over the urinary functions, homoeopaths can understand this action, and future experience will probably extend it.