Graphites

The following are the strongest indications of Graphites in traditional homeopathic practice. You do not need all the following symptoms for this remedy to be appropriate for you, but your condition should fit with the overall nature of Graphites
MIND
Great tendency to start Timid Unable to decide
Want of disposition to work
Fidgety while sitting at work
Music makes her weep
Apprehensive, despondency, indecision.
mind, aversions, dislikes, indolence, aversion to work;
mind, behaviour, inclination to sit;
mind, death, thoughts of death;
mind, excitement;
mind, emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition, irritability;
mind, emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition, unhappy, sadness, mental depression;
mind, emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition, weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting);
mind, emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition, weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting), from music;
mind, intellectual faculties, impaired thinking, difficulty concentrating;
mind, intellectual faculties, impaired thinking, dull, sluggish;
mind, insecure, uncertain, scared, anxiety, morning;
mind, insecure, uncertain, scared, anxiety, morning, on waking;
mind, insecure, uncertain, scared, fear;
mind, insecure, uncertain, scared, frightened easily;
mind, restlessness, nervousness, while sitting, while at work;
mind, restlessness, nervousness, while working;
HEAD
Rush of blood to head with flushed face also with nose bleed and distention and flatulence
Sensation of cobweb on forehead
Feels numb and pithy
Burning on vertex
Cataleptic condition.
head, constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing), like wearing a skull cap;
head, constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing), back of head (occiput);
head, hot;
head, hot, top of head (vertex);
head, sensation of numbness;
Headache in morning on waking, mostly on one side, with inclination to vomit
Rheumatic pains on one side of head, extending to teeth and neck
head, pain, headache, morning, on waking;
head, pain, headache, with catarrh;
head, pain, headache, in women, during period;
head, pain, headache, burning, top of head (vertex);
head, pain, headache, pressing (see bursting, pulling), back of head (occiput);
head, pain, headache, stunning;
Humid, itching eruption on hairy scalp, emitting a fetid odor
head, hair, falling;
head, skin and scalp, powdery flaking skin;
head, skin and scalp, out-break on skin;
head, skin and scalp, out-break on skin, crusts, scabs;
head, skin and scalp, out-break on skin, eczema;
head, skin and scalp, out-break on skin, moist;
head, skin and scalp, out-break on skin, moist, sticky, glue-like moisture;
head, skin and scalp, out-break on skin, painful;
head, skin and scalp, out-break on skin, scales;
head, skin and scalp, out-break on skin, scales, washing;
head, skin and scalp, out-break on skin, dandruf;
head, skin and scalp, erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour);
head, skin and scalp, itching;
head, skin and scalp, perspiration, scalp, after washing;
head, skin and scalp, wens;
EYES
Ophthalmia, with intolerance of artificial light
Eyelids red and swollen
Blepharitis
Dryness of the lids
Eczema of lids, fissured.
eye, lids, granular lids;
eye, lids, opening eyes causes sneezing;
eye, lids, out-breaks on skin;
eye, lids, out-breaks on skin, eczema;
eye, lids, out-breaks on skin, scaly herpes, margins;
eye, lids, stuck together;
eye, lids, stuck together, morning;
eye, lids, stuck together, night;
eye, discoloration, redness, lids, spots, edges of;
eye, eye gum, on lids;
eye, growth, tumour, sty;
eye, inflammation, glandular swellings;
eye, inflammation, wounds, corner, outer;
eye, inflammation, wounds, conjunctiva (external lining of eye), oozing pus (including cornea);
eye, inflammation, wounds, lids;
eye, inflammation, wounds, lids, edges;
eye, pain, sore, bruised, tender, corner;
eye, intolerance of light (photophobia);
eye, intolerance of light (photophobia), daylight;
eye, intolerance of light (photophobia), daylight, sunlight;
eye, skin around eyes (see face), cracks in corner;
eye, swellings, glandular swellings;
vision, flickering;
EARS
Dryness of inner ear
Cracking in ears when eating
Moisture and eruptions behind the ears
hears better in noise
Hardness of hearing
Hissing in the ears
Detonation in ear like report of a gun
Thin, white, scaly membrane covering membrana tympani, like exfoliated epithelium
Fissures in and behind the ear.
ear, discharges from ear;
ear, discharges from ear, gluey, sticky;
ear, dryness;
ear, inflammation, inside;
ear, itching, behind ear;
ear, moisture behind the ears;
ear, noises in ear;
ear, noises in ear, roaring;
ear, noises in ear, roaring, night;
ear, pain, soreness, behind;
ear, pain, stitching, sudden, sharp;
ear, skin, out-breaks on skin, moist;
ear, skin, out-breaks on skin, behind ears;
ear, skin, out-breaks on skin, behind ears, cracks;
ear, skin, out-breaks on skin, behind ears, eczema;
ear, skin, out-breaks on skin, behind ears, wearing away skin;
ear, skin, out-breaks on skin, behind ears, moist;
ear, skin, out-breaks on skin, behind ears, moist, sticky;
ear, skin, out-breaks on skin, behind ears, scabby;
ear, swelling;
hearing, impaired;
hearing, impaired, noise;
FACE
Feels as if cobwebs were on it
Eczema of nose
Itching pimples
Moist eczema around mouth and chin
Erysipelas, burning and stinging.
face, sensation of cobwebs;
face, coldness, left;
face, heat;
face, heat, hot flashes;
face, lips, cracked lips;
face, lips, cracked lips, corners of mouth;
face, skin, discoloration, iron deficiency anaemia (greenish-yellow discoloration);
face, skin, discoloration, earthy;
face, skin, discoloration, pale;
face, skin, discoloration, red, erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour);
face, skin, out-breaks on skin, black head;
face, skin, out-breaks on skin, crusty, scabby, corners of mouth;
face, skin, out-breaks on skin, crusty, scabby, around mouth;
face, skin, out-breaks on skin, crusty, scabby, nose, inside and on nose;
face, skin, out-breaks on skin, eczema;
face, skin, out-breaks on skin, eczema, moist;
face, skin, out-breaks on skin, splits;
face, skin, out-breaks on skin, moist;
face, skin, out-breaks on skin, moist, nose;
face, skin, out-breaks on skin, pimples;
face, skin, out-breaks on skin, pimples, itching;
face, skin, out-breaks on skin, pimples, itching, moist after scratching;
face, skin, out-breaks on skin, red, erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour);
face, skin, out-breaks on skin, red, erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour), right, to left;
face, skin, ulcers, corners of mouth;
face, swelling, fluid accumulation;
NOSE
Sore on blowing it, is painful internally
Smell abnormally acute, cannot tolerate flowers
Scabs and fissures in nostrils.
nose, catarrh;
nose, discharge from nose, crusts, scabs, inside;
nose, discharge from nose, wearing away skin;
nose, discharge from nose, watery;
nose, dryness, inside;
nose, dryness, inside, painful;
nose, pain;
nose, pain, when blowing the nose;
nose, pain, from dryness;
nose, pain, inside;
nose, pain, sore, bruised, externally, on blowing;
nose, pain, sore, bruised, inside;
nose, skin or lining of nose, powdery flaking skin nostrils (see discharges);
nose, smell, acute, over sensitive;
nose, smell, acute, over sensitive, sensitive to the odour of flowers;
nose, smell, acute, over sensitive, sensitive to strong odours;
nose, running or blocked nose (coryza), blocked;
MOUTH
Rotten odor from mouth
Sour eructations.
mouth, swelling, gums;
mouth, teeth, pain, night;
mouth, teeth, pain, pulling;
mouth, teeth, pain, stitching, sudden, sharp, stinging;
mouth, salivation, morning;
mouth, salivation, stooping;
Burning blisters on tongue, salivation
mouth, growths, blisters, swellings, blisters, tongue, tip;
Breath smells like urine
mouth, taste, like rotten eggs, morning;
THROAT
throat, spasms, convulsions etc., on swallowing, forcing to retch;
throat, swallowing, constantly;
throat, swallowing, constantly, from choking;
throat, swallowing, constantly, from contraction in larynx;
throat, swallowing, constantly, from spasm in throat;
throat, external throat, swelling, cervical glands (on side of neck);
CHEST
chest, breast, nipples, cracked nipples;
chest, breast, indurated (hard from inflammation), in scars;
chest, constriction, tension;
chest, perspiration, breast bone;
chest, perspiration, breast bone, morning;
chest, skin, abscess, breast, threatening, on old scars;
chest, skin, old scars in breast;
chest, skin, out-breaks on skin;
chest, skin, out-breaks on skin, eczema;
Constriction of chest, spasmodic asthmas, suffocative attacks wakes from sleep, must eat something
Pain in middle of chest, with cough, scraping and soreness
Chronic hoarseness with skin affections
Inability to control the vocal chords, hoarseness on beginning to sing and for breaking voice.
respiration, difficult (dyspnea), while lying down;
COUGH
cough, night;
SKIN
Rough, hard, persistent dryness of portions of skin unaffected by eczema
Early stage of keloid and fibroma
Pimples and acne
Eruptions, oozing out a sticky exudation
Rawness in bends of limbs, groins, neck, behind ears
Unhealthy skin, every little injury suppurates
Ulcers discharging a Glutinous fluid, thin and sticky
Swelling and induration of glands
Gouty nodosities
Cracks in nipples, mouth, between toes, anus
Phlegmonous erysipelas of face, burning and stinging pain
Swelling of feet
WENS
Chronic Poison Oak.
skin, chapping;
skin, cracks;
skin, discoloration, red;
skin, dry, inability to perspire (see inactivity);
skin, abnormal growths;
skin, abnormal growths, warts, wens;
skin, inflammation, skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour);
skin, hard, like callus;
skin, heat without fever, night;
skin, itching;
skin, itching, burning;
skin, itching, must scratch, until it is raw;
skin, itching, stinging;
skin, moisture;
skin, moisture, after scratching;
skin, out-breaks on skin, blotches, itching, oozing;
skin, out-breaks on skin, burning;
skin, out-breaks on skin, crusty;
skin, out-breaks on skin, crusty, moist;
skin, out-breaks on skin, discharging, moist;
skin, out-breaks on skin, discharging, moist, sticky, like glue;
skin, out-breaks on skin, discharging, moist, after scratching;
skin, out-breaks on skin, eczema;
skin, out-breaks on skin, herpetic;
skin, out-breaks on skin, herpetic, corrosive;
skin, out-breaks on skin, herpetic, crusty;
skin, out-breaks on skin, herpetic, moist;
skin, out-breaks on skin, itching;
skin, out-breaks on skin, phagedenic (spreading, obstinate ulceration);
skin, out-breaks on skin, pimples, itching;
skin, out-breaks on skin, smarting;
skin, out-breaks on skin, generating pus;
skin, pain, excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed);
skin, pain, excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed), after scratching (must scratch it raw);
skin, pain, excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed), between skin folds;
skin, pain, ulcerative pain;
skin, becomes sore when lying down;
skin, sticking;
skin, generally unhealthy;
BACK AND NECK
back, pain, neck;
back, pain, neck, on looking up;
back, pain;
back, pain, jarring;
back, pain, from lifting;
back, pain, lumbar (lower half of back);
back, pain, spine, irritation;
back, pain, spine, jarring;
back, pain, aching;
back, pain, aching, spine, from jar of bed;
back, pain, as if sprained;
back, strained easily;
back, weakness (tired feeling, in spine);
back, weakness (tired feeling, in spine), lumbar (lower half of back), during thick vaginal discharge (not period);
ABDOMEN
Stomach, Aversion to meat
Hot drinks disagree
Morning sickness during menstruation
Pressure in stomach
Burning in stomach, causing Hunger
Constrictive pain in stomach
Recurrent gastralgia
Stomach pain is temporarily relieved by eating, hot drinks especially milk and lying down.
Nauseous feeling in abdomen
Croaking in abdomen
Inguinal region sensitive, swollen
Pain of gas opposite the side on which he lies
Chronic diarrhoea, stools, brownish, liquid, undigested, Offensive
Very fetid gas preceded by colic.
abdomen, hard, liver;
abdomen, heaviness;
abdomen, pain, in women, during period;
abdomen, pain, pressing, lower part of abdomen, during period;
abdomen, pain, tearing, during period;
abdomen, skin, out-breaks on skin, herpes, groin region;
abdomen, bladder, urination, involuntary, incontinence, night, bed wetting;
abdomen, kidneys, pain, shooting (see sudden, sharp), sore, bruised;
abdomen, stomach, constriction;
abdomen, stomach, burping, belching;
abdomen, stomach, burping, belching, ineffectual and incomplete;
abdomen, stomach, pain, after eating;
abdomen, stomach, pain, while fasting;
Nausea and vomiting after each meal
abdomen, pain, after eating (including certain foods);
abdomen, stomach, aversion to certain foods or drinks, fish;
abdomen, stomach, aversion to certain foods or drinks, warm food;
abdomen, stomach, aversion to certain foods or drinks, meat;
abdomen, stomach, aversion to certain foods or drinks, meat, while thinking of it;
abdomen, stomach, aversion to certain foods or drinks, salty, savoury food;
abdomen, stomach, aversion to certain foods or drinks, sweets;
Eructation difficult
Flatulence
Fullness and hardness in abdomen, as from incarcerated flatulence, Must loosen clothing; presses painfully at abdominal ring
Sweets nauseate
abdomen, stomach, nausea, after eating, sweets;
RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
rectum, constipation, inactivity of rectum;
rectum, constipation, during period;
rectum, constipation, stool remains in rectum for a long time with no urging;
rectum, haemorrhoids, wiping after stool;
rectum, moisture;
rectum, moisture, sticky, like glue;
rectum, moisture, scratching;
rectum, pain, during stool;
rectum, pain, burning, in split in rectum;
rectum, pain, burning, cracked skin;
rectum, pain, soreness;
rectum, pain, soreness, after stool;
rectum, pain, sticking;
rectum, pain, sudden, sharp, during stool;
rectum, skin and lining, excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed);
rectum, skin and lining, excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed), must rub anus until raw;
rectum, skin and lining, splits in lining of rectum;
Constipation, large, difficult, knotty stools united by mucus threads
Burning hemorrhoids
Prolapse, diarrhoea, stools of brown fluid, mixed with undigested substance, Very fetid, sour odor
Smarting, sore anus, itching
Lump stool, conjoined with threads of mucus
Varices of the rectum
Fissure of anus ( Ratanhia, Paeonia.)
stool, dark;
stool, hard;
stool, knotty, nodular, lumpy;
stool, knotty, nodular, lumpy, held together by threads of mucus;
stool, large;
stool, food appears to be passed undigested (lientery);
stool, mucous, slimy;
stool, odour, offensive;
stool, thin, liquid;
stool, thin, liquid, brown;
stool, thin, liquid, pouring out;
stool, watery, brown;
GENITALS ETC
Turbid, with sediment
Sour smelling.
urine, cloudy;
urine, cloudy, when standing up;
urine, scanty;
urine, sediment, white;
genitals, male, out-breaks on skin, scrotum;
genitals, male, out-breaks on skin, scrotum, itching;
genitals, male, out-breaks on skin, scrotum, moist;
genitals, male, itching, scrotum;
genitals, male, pain, sore, scrotum, between scrotum and thigh;
genitals, male, thick emission from penis, without erections;
genitals, male, swelling, scrotum, fluid accumulation;
genitals, male, testes and scrotum (balls), scrotum swollen by fluid accumulation;
genitals, male, testes and scrotum (balls), scrotum swollen by fluid accumulation, with herpetic out-breaks;
genitals, female, vaginal discharge;
genitals, female, vaginal discharge, strong and sharp (acrid), wearing away skin;
genitals, female, vaginal discharge, copious;
genitals, female, vaginal discharge, gushing;
genitals, female, vaginal discharge, before period;
genitals, female, vaginal discharge, thin, watery;
genitals, female, vaginal discharge, white;
Induration of ovaries and uterus and mammae
Leucorrhoea, PALE, thin, Profuse, white, excoriating, with great weakness in back
Mammae swollen and hard
Nipples sore, cracked, and blistered
Decided aversion to coitus.
Male, Sexual debility, with increased desire, aversion to coition, too early or no ejaculation, herpetic eruption on organs.
genitals, male, aversion to sexual intercourse;
genitals, male, erections, incomplete;
genitals, male, erections, incomplete, during sexual intercourse;
genitals, male, out-breaks on skin, moist;
genitals, male, ejaculation, failing, during sexual intercourse;
genitals, male, ejaculation, too soon, premature;
genitals, male, sexual passion, diminished;
genitals, male, sexual passion, increased, without erection;
genitals, male, swelling, fluid in tissues;
genitals, female, excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed), perineum (between rectum and genitals);
genitals, female, inflammation, indurated (hard from inflammation), ovaries;
genitals, female, menopause;
genitals, female, pain, stitching, sudden, sharp;
Female, Menses Too late, with constipation, pale and scanty, with tearing pain in epigastrium, and itching Before
Hoarseness, coryza, cough, sweats and morning sickness during menstruation
genitals, female, irritation, itching, before period;
genitals, female, period, amenorrhoea (suppression or absence of period);
genitals, female, period, first period delayed in girls;
genitals, female, period, late;
genitals, female, period, pale;
genitals, female, period, scanty;
genitals, female, period, suppressed;
genitals, female, pain, cramping, womb, during period;
EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Pain in nape of neck, shoulders and back and limbs
Spinal pains
Pain in small of back with great weakness
Excoriation between thighs
Left hand numbs, arms feel asleep, finger-nails THICK, black, and rough
Matrix inflamed ( Psor., Fluor-ac.) Oedema of lower limbs
Toe-nails crippled
Stiffness and contraction of toes
Nails brittle and crumbling
Nails deformed, painful, sore, thick, and crippled
Cracks or fissure in ends of fingers
Offensive perspiration of feet.
extremities, limbs, arthritic nodules;
extremities, limbs, arthritic nodules, finger joints;
extremities, limbs, coldness, upper limbs, forearm;
extremities, limbs, coldness, upper limbs, hands;
extremities, limbs, coldness, upper limbs, fingers;
extremities, limbs, coldness, lower limbs, foot;
extremities, limbs, coldness, lower limbs, foot, evening, in bed;
extremities, limbs, constriction, joints;
extremities, limbs, contraction of muscles and tendons;
extremities, limbs, cramps, calf;
extremities, limbs, hands and feet, horny callous, on hands;
extremities, limbs, hands and feet, chapped hand (see roughness);
extremities, limbs, hands and feet, hardness, skin of hands (see callus);
extremities, limbs, hands and feet, nails, brittle, finger nails;
extremities, limbs, hands and feet, nails, crippled, finger nails;
extremities, limbs, hands and feet, nails, crippled, toe nails;
extremities, limbs, hands and feet, nails, distorted nails;
extremities, limbs, hands and feet, nails, distorted nails, toe nails;
extremities, limbs, hands and feet, nails, flaking off;
extremities, limbs, hands and feet, nails, ingrown toe nails;
extremities, limbs, hands and feet, nails, thick nails;
extremities, limbs, hands and feet, nails, thick nails, finger nails;
extremities, limbs, movements and positions, twitching, leg, calf;
extremities, limbs, numbness (see tingling);
extremities, limbs, numbness (see tingling), upper limbs;
extremities, limbs, numbness (see tingling), forearm;
extremities, limbs, numbness (see tingling), hand;
extremities, limbs, numbness (see tingling), fingers;
extremities, limbs, numbness (see tingling), lower limbs;
extremities, limbs, numbness (see tingling), leg;
extremities, limbs, numbness (see tingling), foot;
extremities, limbs, numbness (see tingling), toes;
extremities, limbs, pain, burning, nails;
extremities, limbs, pain, pulling, lower limbs;
extremities, limbs, pain, sore, bruised, thigh, near genitals;
extremities, limbs, pain, sore, bruised, knee;
extremities, limbs, pain, sore, bruised, knee, night;
extremities, limbs, pain, tearing, upper limbs, joints;
extremities, limbs, paralysis, sensation of paralysis;
extremities, limbs, perspiration, foot;
extremities, limbs, perspiration, foot, offensive smelling;
extremities, limbs, skin, skin cracks at bends of joints;
extremities, limbs, skin, skin cracks at bends of joints, hands (see chapping);
extremities, limbs, skin, skin cracks at bends of joints, fingers, tips of;
extremities, limbs, skin, excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed), bends of, joints;
extremities, limbs, skin, excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed), between buttocks;
extremities, limbs, skin, excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed), between thighs, from walking;
extremities, limbs, skin, itching, lower limbs;
extremities, limbs, skin, out-break on skin, joints, bends of;
extremities, limbs, skin, out-break on skin, joints, bends of, eczema;
extremities, limbs, skin, out-break on skin, hand;
extremities, limbs, skin, out-break on skin, hand, crusty and full of cracks;
extremities, limbs, skin, out-break on skin, hand, eczema;
extremities, limbs, skin, out-break on skin, hand, back of hand, scaly, itching skin disease (eczema, psoriasis, herpes, etc.), psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales), chronic;
extremities, limbs, skin, out-break on skin, fingers, herpes;
extremities, limbs, skin, out-break on skin, lower limbs, herpes;
extremities, limbs, skin, out-break on skin, knee, hollow of knee;
extremities, limbs, skin, out-break on skin, knee, hollow of knee, herpes;
extremities, limbs, skin, out-break on skin, leg, eczema;
extremities, limbs, skin, ulcers, nails;
extremities, limbs, swollen, foot, fluid accumulation;
extremities, limbs, swollen, toes;
extremities, limbs, tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness);
extremities, limbs, tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness), upper limbs;
extremities, limbs, tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness), lower limbs;
FEVER AND CHILL
chill, chilliness (see also whole body, temperature);
chill, periodic, recurring, recurring daily, twice;
fever, night;
GENERALITIES
generalities, lethargic, tired;
sleep, deep;
sleep, disturbed;
sleep, dreams, accidents;
sleep, dreams, anxious;
sleep, dreams, frightful;
sleep, dreams, of misfortune;
sleep, dreams, vexatious, stressful;
sleep, dreams, vivid;
sleep, restless;
sleep, sleepiness, tiredness;
sleep, sleepiness, tiredness, morning;
sleep, waking, late;
sleep, yawning;
sleep, yawning, frequent;
perspiration, after sexual intercourse;
perspiration, during slight exertion (see walking);
perspiration, on movement;
perspiration, odour, offensive;
perspiration, staining the linen, yellow;
generalities, night;
generalities, anaemia;
generalities, anaemia, as from iron deficiency - greenish yellow skin;
generalities, catalepsy (dazed, allows others to position limbs);
generalities, constriction, externally;
generalities, eating and food, from hunger;
generalities, emaciated (extremely thin);
generalities, emaciated (extremely thin), parts affected with disease;
generalities, fluid build up, external;
generalities, straining of muscles and tendons, from lifting;
generalities, numbness, externally;
generalities, numbness, internally, in single parts;
generalities, obesity;
generalities, pain, burning externally, internally;
generalities, pain, pulling;
generalities, pain, pinching, internally;
generalities, in women, symptoms during period;
generalities, in women, symptoms after period;
generalities, pulsation;
generalities, symptoms not symmetrical, left;
generalities, swelling, puffy;
generalities, swelling, glands;
generalities, temperature (felt and effects of temperature), cold feeling, lack of vital heat;
generalities, temperature (felt and effects of temperature), cold in general;
generalities, temperature (felt and effects of temperature), after becoming cold;
generalities, temperature (felt and effects of temperature), warmth, warm room;
generalities, trembling, internally;
generalities, tumours, cystic (see bony growth (exostosis), polyp);
generalities, warmth, warm room;
generalities, weakness (see lethargic, weariness);
generalities, weakness (see lethargic, weariness), sudden;
generalities, weariness (see weakness);