Graphites - Stool symptomsBlack Lead, Graphite
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 of Graphites in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Constipation; large, difficult, knotty stools united by mucus threads
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.)
Strong and sharp (acrid), corrosive, wearing away skin
Like balls; like sheep dung
Brown; normal consistency
Knotty, nodular, lumpy
Knotty, nodular, lumpy; covered with mucus
Knotty, nodular, lumpy; held together by threads of mucus
Food appears to be passed undigested (lientery)
Long, narrow (see small)
Lumpy and liquid (see knotty)
Mucous, slimy; red
Mucous, slimy; white
Thin, liquid; brown
Thin, liquid; lumpy and liquid
Thin, liquid; pouring out
Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.