Sulphuricum AcidumSulphuric Acid, Sulph-ac, Sulfuricum Sulphuricum Acidum, Sulfuricum acidum, Acidum Sulphuricum
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Sulphuricum Acidum may help, unprocessed Sulphuricum Acidum may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Sulphuricum Acidum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The "debility" common to acids shows itself here, especially in the digestive tract, giving a very relaxed feeling in the stomach, with craving for stimulants. Tremor and weakness; everything must be done in a hurry. Hot flushes, followed by perspiration, with trembling. Tendency to gangrene following mechanical injuries. Writer’s cramp. Lead poisoning. Gastralgia and hypochlorhydria. Purpura hemorrhagia.
Sulphuricum Acidum mixed with three parts of Alcohol N/A , ten to fifteen drops three times daily for several weeks, has been successfully used to subdue the craving for liquor. For homeopathic purposes second to thirtieth potency.
WORSE, from excess of heat or cold in forenoon and evening.
BETTER, from warmth, and lying on affected side.
Complementary: Pulsatilla Puls.
Unwilling to answer questions; hurried.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
mood; alternating mood
mood; changeable, variable mood; while perspiring
cannot do things fast enough
Relieved by holding the hands near the head
Thrust in right temple as if plug were pressed in.
Right-sided neuralgia; painful shocks; skin feels pinched
Compressive pain in side of occiput
Pain of outer parts, as if there were subcutaneous ulceration; painful to touch
Pain, headache; sides; one side
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin
Intraocular hemorrhage following traumatism
Great chemosis of conjunctiva, with aching and sharp pain.
Heat; hot flashes; at peak of disease
Skin; discoloration; black; and blue spots
discoloration; red; at peak of illness
Thrush (whitish flakes)
Gums and teeth
Aphthae; gums bleed readily
Respiration rapid with shooting in cervical muscles and movement of wings of nose; Larynx moves up and down violently
Bronchitis in children with short, teasing cough.
Bad effects from mechanical injuries, with bruises and livid skin
Livid, red, itching blotches
Hemorrhage of black blood from all outlets
Cicatrices turn red and blue and become painful
Chilblains with gangrenous tendency
Carbuncles, boils and other staphylococcic and streptococcic infections.
Discoloration; bluish; spots
purple (purpura haemorrhagica purplish spots or patches from haemorrhage under skin)
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); red
Pain; like bruising
Water causes coldness of stomach; must be mixed with liquors
Relaxed feeling in stomach
Averse to smell of Coffea Cruda Coffee
Coldness of stomach relieved by applied heat
Weak feeling, with dragging into the hips and small of back
Feeling as if hernia would protrude, especially left side.
Complaints of spleen
Sense of weakness
as if period would come on
Desire for fresh food
Nausea with chilliness.
Stomach; vomiting; sour
Piles; oozing dampness
Rectum feels as if it had a big ball
Diarrhoea, fetid, black, with sour odor of body, and empty faint feeling in abdomen.
Thrush of anus
Erosion of cervix in the aged; easily bleeding
Acrid, burning leucorrhoea, often of bloody mucus.
Female; Menstruation early and profuse
Cramp-like paralytic contraction in arms, hands; jerking of fingers while writing.
Skin; discoloration; bruising
discoloration; upper limbs; blue; blue spots, in both arms
discoloration; forearm; bluish spots
discoloration; lower limbs; bluish; spots
discoloration; ankle; purple; spots
discoloration; ankle; red; in spots
Fever and chill
In bed (see night and warmth)
Perspiration with heat
After eating; warm food
Affects of alcohol
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles; burning in muscles
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side
crosswise, left lower and right upper
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat
hot feeling; sensation of heat
from becoming cold
after becoming cold
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)