Vanadium MetallicumThe Metal Vanadium Vana-m.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Vanadium Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Its action is that of an oxygen carrier and a catalyzer, hence its use in wasting diseases. Increases amount of hemoglobin, also combines its oxygen with toxins and destroys their virulence. Also increases and stimulates phagocytes.
6-12 potency. The best form is Vanadiate of Soda, 2 mg. daily, by mouth.
Materia medica entries of other remedies mentioning Vanadium Metallicum
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dyspepsia, amenorrhoea, skin affections (including a striking case of psoriasis), rheumatism from this cause. Near and remote effects of blows, falls, accidents (trauma). It causes a tired feeling with desire to lie down. As a remedy for debility following acute attacks of gout Burnett gives it a very high place, classing it with Vanadium, of which it is a complement in degenerative states, as brain softening and atheroma of arteries. It has been observed to cause dilatation of the pupil when used locally. It is well not to give it near bed time, as it is apt to cause sleeplessness, waking at 3 a.m. and conversely "waking up too early in the morning and cannot get to sleep again" is a leading indication for its use.