IchthyolumIchtyolum, A Combination Of Sulphonated Hydrocarbons; A Fossil Product Of Complex Structure Found In Tyrol; Supposed To Be Fish Deposits, Contains 10% Sulphur.
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 Ichthyolum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Its action on skin, mucous membranes, and kidneys is prompt and useful. It is strongly antiparasitic; redness, pain and inflammation; decreases tension. Excellent in winter coughs of old people. Polyarthritis. Chronic rheumatism. Uric acid diathesis. Hay-fever. Chronic hives. tuberculosis, aids nutrition. Alcoholism when nothing will stay on stomach.
Externally, it is used as an ointment, with Lanoline 20 to 50 percent.; for chronic eczema and psoriasis, also acne rosacea and gouty joints. Chilblains, scabies. Rectal suppositories for senile prostate.
Dull, aching; better cold, pressure
Dull frontal and supraorbital headache; worse moving eyes, cold air; better, warmth.≡ more ...
Heat and irritation; Itching
Scaly and itching eczema
Crops of boils
Pruritis of pregnancy
Psoriasis, Acne, rosacea, erysipelas.≡ more ...
Coryza; Dry, teasing cough
Bronchiectasis and phthisis
Bronchitis, especially of the aged.≡ more ...
Stomach; Disagreeable taste, burning sensation, very thirsty
Disposition to soft, shapeless stools
Griping in umbilical and left hypogastric region
Early morning diarrhoea.≡ more ...
Lameness in right shoulder and right lower extremity.≡ more ...