Salicylicum AcidumSalicylic Acid, Salicyl-ac, Acidum salicylicum
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Salicylicum Acidum may help, unprocessed Salicylicum Acidum may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Salicylicum Acidum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The symptoms point to its use in rheumatism, dyspepsia, and MENIERE’S disease. Prostration after influenza; also tinnitus aurium and deafness. Haematuria.
Third decimal trituration. In acute articular rheumatism, 5 grains very 3 hours ( Old school dose.)
Compare: SALOL (rheumatic pain in joints, with soreness and stiffness, headache over eyes; urine violet-smelling; Colchicum Autumnale Colch.; China China; Lactic Acid. Lact-ac. Spiraea and Gaultheria contain salicyl. acid.)
Behaviour; habits; boring fingers in ear
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; hears sounds; music
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion
impaired thinking; dull, sluggish
Quiet, peace (or lack of); wants to be quiet
▲ VERTIGO, DIZZINESS
Vertigo; tendency to fall to left side
Tendency to fall over; falling sideways; falling to left
Perception of objects distorted; objects seem to move; to the right
Congestion (see pulsation)
Headache; confusion in head on rising suddenly
Piercing pain in temples.
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; temples
Retinitis after influenza, also albuminuric.
Weak (see eyes, weak)
Roaring and ringing in ears
Deafness, with vertigo.
Discharges from ear
Noises in ear
with vertigo, dizziness
rushing; like a waterfall; on opening the mouth
Odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive
Pain; burning, raw and smarting
as if burnt
Thrush (whitish flakes)
Gums and teeth
Growths, blisters, swellings; blisters; tongue
blisters; tongue; painful
blisters; tongue; tip
tasteless, lacks taste; tastelessness of food
Sore, red and swollen
Pharyngitis; swallowing difficult.
Membrane, exudation, diphtheria, etc.
Afternoon; 3 to 5 p.m.
Sneezing; with sneezing
Bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage)
Itching vesicles and pustules; better by scratching
Sweat without sleep
Hot and burning skin
Necrosis and softening of bones.
Out-breaks on skin; like nettle rash
▲ BACK AND NECK
Skin; like insects crawling on skin; spine
Stomach; Canker sores, with burning soreness and fetid breath
Tongue purplish, leaden-colored; foul breath.
Bladder; urination; feeble stream (slow); after rising
Flatulence; hot, sour belching
Stomach; nausea; after chilliness
▲ RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Putrid diarrhoea; gastro-intestinal derangements, especially in children; stools like green frog’s spawn ( Magnesia Carbonica Mc">Mag)
Carb.) Pruritus ani.
▲ GENITALS ETC
Albuminous (white, thick)
containing pus (see bladder, catarrh and inflammation)
Sugar in urine
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Knees swollen and painful
Acute articular rheumatism; worse, touch and motion, profuse sweat
Sciatica, burning pain; worse at night
Copious foot-sweat and ill effects where suppressed.
Coldness; upper limbs; fingers; tips
lower limbs; sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh)
sore, bruised; forearm
Perspiration; foot; profuse
Lying down; lying down
Pain; burning externally
Symptoms not symmetrical; left