NaphthalinA Chemical Compound From Coal-tar; Tar Camphor, Naphthalinum, Naphtha, Napht, Naphtha., Naphtalin, Naphtalinum
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Naphthalin may help, unprocessed Naphthalin may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Naphthalin in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Coryza, hay-fever, phthisis pulmonalis, also gonorrhoea have been influenced favorably by Naphthalin. Pyelonephritis. Irritation of the periphery of the urinary apparatus. Whooping-cough.
Non-homeopathic uses. - For worms, and especially pinworms, one-gramme dose. Externally in skin diseases, five percent. ointment.
Lying as if stupefied by a narcotic
Face pale yellowish hue.
Marked affinity for the eye
It produces detachment of the retina; papillo-retinal infiltration; deposits in patches upon the retina; amblyopia and consecutive amaurosis; sparkling synchysis; soft cataract
Exudation in the retina, choroid and ciliary body
Opacity of the cornea.
Pain; sore, bruised, tender
Skin; discoloration; sallow
Sneezing; eyes inflamed; painful; head hot
spasmodic asthma; better in open air
Soreness in chest and stomach; must loosen clothing
Dyspnoea and sighing inspiration
Emphysema in the aged with asthma
Whooping-cough, long and continued paroxysms of coughing, unable to get a respiration
Bronchitis when the spasmodic element is associated with tenacious expectoration and oppression ( Cartier.)
Dermatitis; itching infiltration
Eruptions at corners of mouth and pigmentation around nails.
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Meatus red, swollen, and oedema of prepuce
Cutting pain down penis
Pain in bladder
Terribly offensive odor of decomposing ammoniacal urine.