Tanninum

Tannin

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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Tanninum may help, unprocessed Tanninum may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Tanninum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL

General

Tannic acid. C14H10O9,2H2O. Trituration. Solution in rectified spirit.

Clinical

Constipation. Ileus.

Characteristics

Tannin or Tannic acid, of which Gallic acid (C7H6O5) is a derivative, has produced effects on healthy persons, and on several taking it for diarrhoea. The chief effects were the production of a state of leathery dryness of mouth and intestinal canal; a condition like ileus; and a very aggravated state of constipation.

  RELATIONSHIPS

Compare

Compare Querc., Gall. ac., Op N/A ., Pb.

  MOUTH

Saliva

Leathery dryness of mucous membrane of mouth and intestinal canal.

Tongue

Tongue white, dry.

  CHEST

Heart

Palpitation.

  ABDOMEN

Abdomen

The intestines could be felt like cylindrical enlargements through walls of abdomen.

Ileus.

Colic.

Abdomen distended; sensitive to pressure but not distended.

Vomitting

Vomiting.

Obstinate vomiting of bilious substances.

Stomach

Loss of appetite.

Thirst.

Painful sensation in epigastric region and abdomen.

Violent pains in stomach.

  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL

Stool

Painless and bloody discharge from bowels.

Obstinate constipation; lasted eight days; only dissipated on the ninth day by two drops of Croton Tiglium Croton oil.

Foul stools.

  GENITALS ETC

Urine

Urine scanty, dark-coloured.

  GENERALITIES

Generalities

Weakness.

Tanninum is not available to buy over the counter.