AluminaOxide of Aluminum, Argilla, Aluminium Oxydatum, Aluminum
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Alumina in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
A very general condition corresponding to this drug is Dryness of mucous membranes and skin, and Tendency to paretic muscular states. Old people, with lack of vital heat, or prematurely old, with debility. Sluggish functions, heaviness, numbness, and staggering, and the characteristic constipation find an excellent remedy in Alumina. Disposition to colds in the head, and eructations in spare, dry, thin subjects. Delicate children, products of artificial baby foods.≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, periodically; in afternoon; from potatoes. WORSE, in morning on awakening; warm room.
BETTER, in open air; from cold washing; in evening and on alternate days. BETTER, damp weather.≡ show all authors ...
Compare: Aluminum chloridum ( Pains of loco-motor ataxia. Lower trit. in water. Slag silico-sulphocalcite of Alumina 3x (anal itching, piles, constipation, flatulent distention); Secale Cornutum Secale; Lathyrus Sativus Lathyr.;Plumbum Metallicum Plumb. Aluminum acetate solution ( Externally a lotion for putrid wounds and skin infections. Arrests hemorrhage from inertia of uterus. Parenchymatous hemorrhage from various organs 2-3% solution. Hemorrhage following tonsillectomy is controlled by rinsing out nasopharynx with a 10% sol.)
Complementary: Bryonia Bryonia.
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Low-spirited; fears loss of reason
Confused as to personal identity
Time passes slowly
Better as day advances
Suicidal tendency when seeing knife or blood.
Aversions, dislikes; cannot look at blood, or a knife
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
mood; alternating mood
unhappy; sadness, mental depression; morning; on waking
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; as to own identity
impaired thinking; weakness of mind; after period
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; of conscience (as if guilty of a crime)
fear; of evil; evening
Talking, conversation; contrary (see obstinate, irritable)
obstinate≡ more ...
Stitching, burning pain in head, with vertigo, worse in morning, but relieved by food
Vertigo, with nausea; better after breakfast≡ more ...
Pressure in forehead as from a tight hat
Inability to walk except with eyes open
Throbbing headache, with constipation
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); after eating
sides; one side
pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; while standing
stitching, sudden, sharp; brain
Falling out of hair; scalp itches and is numb.≡ more ...
Objects look yellow
Eyes feel cold
Lids dry, burn, smart, thickened, aggravated in morning; chronic conjunctivitis
Lids; thickening of lids
stuck together; night
Inflammation; wounds; conjunctiva (external lining of eye)
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting
Tears; daytime only
Ulceration; conjunctiva (external lining of eye)
Colours and shapes in front of eyes; colours; yellow; halo around the light≡ more ...
Feels as if albuminous substance had dried on it
Blood-boils and pimples
Twitching of lower jaw
Rush of blood to face after eating.
Lips; chapped≡ more ...
Pain at root of nose
Sense of smell diminished
Point of nose Cracked, nostrils sore, RED; worse touch
Scabs with thick yellow mucus
Oxaena atrophica sicca
Membranes distended and boggy.
Discharge from nose; blood
Skin or lining of nose; cracks; tip
Fluent coryza≡ more ...
Bad odor from it
Tensive pain in articulation of jaw when opening mouth or chewing.
Gums and teeth
Teeth covered with sordes
Gums sore, bleeding≡ more ...
DRY, sore; food cannot pass, oesophagus contracted
Feels as if splinter or plug were in throat
Irritable, and relaxed throat
Looks parched and glazed
Clergyman’s sore throat in thin subjects
Thick, tenacious mucus drops from posterior nares
Constant inclination to clear the throat.
Pain; swallowing; on swallowing
External throat; itching≡ more ...
Oppressed feeling; bending head forward
Cough soon after waking in the morning
Hoarse, aphonia, tickling in larynx; wheezing, rattling respiration
Cough on talking or singing, In the morning
Chest feels constricted
Condiments produce cough
Talking aggravates soreness of chest.
Difficult (dyspnea); with cough
Interrupted; coughing≡ more ...
Chapped and dry tettery
Intolerable itching when getting warm in bed
Must scratch until it bleeds; then becomes painful
Brittle skin on fingers.
Itching; without visible out-break on skin≡ more ...
Back and neck
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten
sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); sacrum (base of spine)
Skin; itching; neck
Tension; neck (see spasmodic pulling)
Gnawing pain, as if from hot Ferrum Met Iron
Pain along cord, with paralytic weakness.
dorsal (shoulder level); spine
tearing; lumbar (lower half of back)≡ more ...
Heartburn; feels constricted
No desire to eat
Can swallow but small morsels at a time
Constriction of oesophagus.
Colic, like painter’s colic
Pressing in both groins toward sexual organs
Left-sided abdominal complaints.
Pain; from lead poisoning
Bladder; urination; feeble stream (slow)
urination; feeble stream (slow); morning on waking
urination; delayed, difficult; must press; a long time before able to start
urination; delayed, difficult; must press; morning
Stomach; appetite; reduced
Abnormal cravings - chalk, Carbo Veg Charcoal, dry food, tea-grounds
vomiting; on coughing≡ more ...
inactivity of rectum
Pain; burning; during stool
soreness; during stool
Hard, dry, knotty; no desire
Rectum sore, dry, inflamed, bleeding
Itching and burning at anus
Even a soft is passed with difficulty
Diarrhoea on urinating
Evacuation preceded by painful urging long before stool, and then straining at stool.
like sheep dung
Knotty, nodular, lumpy
Small (see long and narrow)
Thin, liquid≡ more ...
Muscles of bladder paretic, Must strain at stool in order to urinate
Pain in kidneys, with mental confusion
Frequent desire to urinate in old people
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); discharge; sharp mucous or pus
Female; vaginal discharge
vaginal discharge; strong and sharp (acrid), wearing away skin
Male; Excessive desire
Involuntary emissions when straining at stool
Relieved by washing with cold water.
Female; Menses too early, short, Scanty, pale, followed by great exhaustion
an.; Cocculus Indicus Coccul.) Leucorrhoea Acrid, profuse, transparent, ROPY, with burning; worse during daytime, and after menses≡ more ...
Pain in arms and fingers, as if hot Ferrum Met Iron penetrated
Arms feel paralyzed
Legs feel asleep, Especially when sitting with legs crossed
staggers on walking
heels feel numb
Soles tender; on stepping, feel soft and swollen
Pain in shoulder and upper arm
Gnawing beneath finger nails
Inability to walk, except when eyes are open or in daytime
Spinal degeneration and paralysis of lower limbs.
Hands and feet; corns; stinging
Heaviness; lower limbs
lower limbs; while sitting
Movements and positions; incoordination
Pain; fingers; nails; under the nails
gnawing, biting; fingers; under nails
sore, bruised; foot; sole
as if sprained; shoulder
raising the arm
stitching, sudden, sharp; shoulder
stitching, sudden, sharp; hip
stitching, sudden, sharp; knee
tearing; lower limbs
extending to other parts; downward
extending to toes
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping)
itching; toes; toes that had been frozen
out-break on skin; foot; herpes
lower limbs≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Perspiration with heat
right≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Restless; anxious and confused dreams
Sleepy in morning.
Faintness, fainting; while standing
Lying down; inclination to lie down
Pain; pressing; together
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); tendency to catch cold
Walking; in open air
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from talking
in open air
Weariness (see weakness)
after talking≡ more ...