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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Vichy may help, unprocessed Vichy may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Vichy in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The mineral springs at Vichy, in France.
Analysis of Grande-grille springs, by Bouguet.
In 100 grams are found
Carbonic acid, 4.418
Sulphuricum Acidum Sulphuric acid, 0.164
Acid Phos Phosphoric acid, 0.070
Arsenicum Album Arsenic acid, 0.001
Hydrochloric acid, 0.334
Silicia acid, 0.070
Ferric oxide, 0.002
Strontium Strontium, 0.002
Authority. Dr. Croserio, Annales de la Médecine Homoeopathique, October, 1842, vol. ii, p. 109, took two hours before dinner (3 P.M.) a teaspoonful of pure Eau N/A de Vichy (first day).
same at 6 o'clock (second day), same at 6 A.M. and 5 P.M. (third day), in the morning (sixth, seventh, eighth, and ninth days), two spoonfuls in the morning (eighteenth, twentieth, twenty-first, twenty-second, twenty-third, and twenty-fourth days), four spoonfuls in the morning (twenty-fifth, twenty-ninth, thirtieth, and thirty-seventh days), six spoonfuls in the morning (thirty-eighth day), prepared 2d trit. before going to bed (forty-second day), took 1 grain of 2d trit. (forty-fifth day), 7 grains 3d trit. (fiftieth day), 9 grains of same (fifty-first day), 1 grain in the morning (fifty-third and fifty-sixth days), 3 grains (sixty-second day), 2 gains (sixty-fourth, sixty-sixth, sixty-eighth, sixty-ninth, seventy-second, seventy-third, seventy-fourth, twice seventy-ninth days), 2 grains of 3d trit., at 6 A.M., and 2 drops 4th dil. (eighty-first day), 4 drops 3d dil. twice (eighty-second day), same (eighty-third day), same at 5.30 A.M., and 3 drops at 10 P.M. (eighty-fifth day), 3 drops (eighty-sixth day), same in the morning and at 8 and 10 P.M. (eighty-eighth day), same at 3, 6, and 6.30 A.M., and 6 drops at 3, 9, and 10 P.M. (eighty-ninth day).
a dose at 2, 3, and 6 A.M., 5 drops of 5th at 10 P.M. (ninetieth day), mixed 5 drops of 5th in half a glass of water, to be taken in small swallows every half hour (ninety-first day), 5 drops 2d dil. at 5, 5.30, and 6.30 A.M. (ninety-second day), same at 6 and 6.30 A.M. (ninety-third day), same dose (ninety-eighth day)..
Very difficult stool, with copious emission of flatulence (second day).
no stool yesterday. to-day a very difficult one (fifth day).
very difficult evacuation in the evening (sixth day).
a very difficult stool, followed by burning and uneasiness in the rectum (eighth day).
a good evacuation in the morning (ninth day).
no stool (tenth day). stool regular (eleventh day).
slow stool (eighteenth day).
no stool either to-day or yesterday (twenty-second day).
copious evacuation, in the forenoon (twenty-third day).
large soft stool in the morning (twenty-fourth day).
no movement of the bowels yesterday.
this morning, soft stool (twenty-seventh day).
no stool (thirty-fourth day).
regular and normal evacuation in the morning (thirty-fifth day).
constipation for three days (forty-sixth day).
no movement of bowels to-day (fiftieth day).
copious diarrhoeic stool in the morning (sixty-seventh day).
no stool during the day (eighty-second day).
copious natural stool, at 8 A.M. (eighty-third day).
soft stool in the evening (eighty-third day).
two soft stools during the day (eighty-fourth day).
two soft stools in the forenoon, with pain in stomach (eighty-ninth day).
constipation (ninety-third day).
General uneasiness, as before a fever, nausea.
very painful stitches in the right side of the chest, corresponding to the commencement of the cartilaginous portion of the two first false ribs, and extending below and behind the breast towards the back.
clammy bitter taste, without appetite or thirst.
anxious feeling, as if some misfortune were about to happen.
this uneasiness goes off on taking dinner (eighty-ninth day).≡ show all authors ...
Very low-spirited, causelessly anxious about the future (in the morning), (ninety-ninth day).≡ more ...
In the evening, stitches in the occiput below the left tuberosity (thirty-first day).
Itching in the forehead (eightieth day).≡ more ...
Sharp stitching between the articulation of the jaw and the left temple (after ten minutes, forty-fifth day).
Twisting pain in the lower jaw, near the coronoid process, as if the jaw was swollen, when masticating on that side, during the whole meal (after twelve hours, eighteenth day).≡ more ...
A very strong smell of cucumbers in the nose, in the morning (seventy-fifth day).≡ more ...
Bitter mouth in the morning (ninth day).
Water rises into the mouth, with nausea (eighty-third day).≡ more ...
Stitch in right side of chest, in evening (twenty-ninth day).
Vichy morning cough, with mucous expectoration, without pain or any sensation exciting the cough, beyond the necessity of clearing the air-passages (fifty-second day).≡ more ...
Pricking and itching in the back, which cease on scratching, but returns afterwards (second day).≡ more ...
Compressive pain in the left hypochondrium (after half an hour, fifty-third day).
Burning borborygmi (ninety-first day).
In the evening, sensation as if diarrhoea was coming on; then a feeling of hunger at an unusual hour (eighty-second day).
Keen hunger before dinner; yet at the meal he eats very little, and without relish (twenty-sixth day).
Inflation of the bowels; gripes in the middle of the abdomen, shifting to the lower part, which cease after an emission of burning flatulence (thirty-first day).≡ more ...
▲ RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Ineffectual urging to stool, at 8.30 A.M. (eighty-third day).
Urging to stool, which goes off with flatulence (ninetieth day).≡ more ...
Acidity of the stomach (after five minutes).
Burning at the stomach, in the evening (seventh day).
Disagreeable feeling in the stomach (a kind of burning), like urging to stool; the burning in the stomach is more intense in the afternoon (ninetieth day).≡ more ...
▲ GENITALS ETC
Urine copious, abundant, and watery (eighty-ninth day).
Strong and long lasting erections, without incitement or venereal desire in the afternoon (fiftieth day).
Diminution of venereal desire (twenty-second day).≡ more ...
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Stitch in the right tibia, extending from the upper part to the instep (eighty-ninth day).≡ more ...
Very sensitive to cold and to draughts of air (twenty-eighth day).
4 P.M., bruised pain in the arms; headache, as if the temples were compressed; pain in bowels, as if diarrhoea was coming on, with sore pain in the stomach (the weather was stormy), (thirty-first day).