KreosotumBeech Wood Kreosote, Kreosote, Kreos
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Kreosotum may help, unprocessed Kreosotum is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Kreosotum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Kreosotum is a mixture of phenol obtained from this distillation.≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, in open air, cold, rest, when lying; after menstruation.
BETTER, from warmth, motion, warm diet.≡ show all authors ...
Complementary in malignant diseases: Arsenicum Album Ars.; Phosphorus Phos.; Sulphur Sulph. Guaiacol (is the principal constituent of Kreosotum, and similar in action. Used in pulmonary tuberculosis. Dose 1 to 5M. Matico - Artanthe or Piper N/A augustifolia, (Gonorrhoea, hemorrhage from lungs; catarrhal condition of genito-urinary organs and gastro-intestinal tract. Topically a hemostatic. Difficult, dry, deep, winter cough. Use tincture.)
Antidote: Nux Vomica Nux.
Inimical: Carboneum Oxygenisatum Carbo.⥄ Show reverse lookup of relationships
Music causes weeping and palpitation
Vanishing of thought; stupid, forgetful, peevish, irritable
Child wants everything but throws it away when given.
Restlessness, nervousness; evening; 6 p.m. till 6 a.m.
night≡ more ...
Dull pain, as from a board pressing against forehead
Pain, headache; in women; before period
in women; during period
pressing (see bursting, pulling); during period≡ more ...
Lids red and swollen.
Lids; stuck together
Swellings; lids≡ more ...
Sick, suffering expression; hot, cheeks red.
Skin; out-breaks on skin
out-breaks on skin; cheeks
out-breaks on skin; forehead
out-breaks on skin; pimples≡ more ...
Offensive smell and discharge
Chronic catarrh of old people
Lupus ( Arsenicum Album Ars.)
Discharge from nose; wearing away skin
Skin or lining of nose; ulcer like lesions, leaving scars≡ more ...
Very painful dentition; child will not sleep
Odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive
Lips red, bleeding
Gums and teeth
Very rapid decay of teeth, with spongy, bleeding gums; teeth dark and crumbly ( Staphysagria Staph.; Ant)
Bleeding; gums; easily
Discoloration; gums; bluish-red
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; gums
Gums; teeth detached from gums; scurvy-like
Teeth; decay, hollow; premature tooth decay in children
offensive odour from teeth (see mouth, odour)
pain; upper teeth
pain; extending to other parts; ear
pain; extending to other parts; temples
pain; pulling; extending to other parts; ear
Salivation; during pregnancy
c.) Putrid odor and bitter taste.
Taste; bitter; after drinking≡ more ...
Lungs; gangrene of lungs
Hoarse, with pain in larynx
Cough; worse evening, with efforts to vomit, with pain in chest
Raw burning in chest; pains and oppression
Cough after influenza ( Eriodyction.) Winter coughs of old people, With heavy pressure on sternum
Gangrene of lungs
After every cough, Copious, purulent expectoration
Hemoptysis; periodic attacks
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Itching, worse towards evening
Burning in soles
Ecchymosis; dorsal surface of fingers and hands eczematous.
Abnormal growths; ulcers; reopening of old ulcers; when partly healed
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; moist
rash (see granular); scaly; bran-like
Pain; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between skin folds≡ more ...
Dragging backache, extending to genitals and down thighs
Pain; coccyx (bottom tip of spine)≡ more ...
Feeling of coldness, as of ice water in stomach
Soreness; better eating
Painful hard spot
Bitter taste after a swallow of water.
Diarrhoea; very offensive; dark brown
Bloody, fetid stools
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); sudden
urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); sudden; must hasten to urinate, or urine will escape
urination; involuntary, incontinence; night, bed wetting
difficult to waken the child
Stomach; Nausea; vomiting of food several hours after eating; of sweetish water in the morning
vomiting; food; after eating; undigested food 2 or 3 hours after
vomiting; food; undigested
Cholera infantum in connection with painful dentition, green stools, nausea, dry skin, exhaustion, etc.
Stomach; nausea; in women; during pregnancy
vomiting; in women; during pregnancy
vomiting; strong and sharp (acrid)
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Violent itching of vulva and vagina, worse when urinating
Can urinate only when lying; cannot get out of bed quick enough during first sleep
Dreams of urinating
Enuresis in the first part of night
Must hurry when desire comes to urinate.
Female; Corrosive itching within vulva, burning and swelling of labia; violent itching between labia and thighs
strong and sharp (acrid), wearing away skin
offensive smelling; putrid
yellow; stains linen
irritation; itching; from vaginal discharge
irritation; itching; between lips of vagina
irritation; itching; vagina
pain; gnawing, biting; between lips of vagina
pain; sore, tenderness; vagina
pain; bearing down; womb, and region of womb (see labour-like pains, also pains in abdomen); as if everything would come out
Burning and soreness in external and internal parts
Hemorrhage after coition
Vomiting of pregnancy, with ptyalism
Menstrual flow intermits (Pulsatilla Puls.); ceases on sitting or walking; reappears on lying down
Lochia offensive; Intermits.
Female; after-birth; strong and sharp (acrid)
after-birth; offensive smelling
indurated (hard from inflammation)
metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding); after sexual intercourse
pain; gnawing, biting
pain; burning; while urinating
pain; burning; after urinating
pain; sore, tenderness
During menses, Difficult hearing; buzzing and roaring; eruption after
Leucorrhoea, yellow, acrid; odor of green corn; worse between periods
Menses too early, prolonged
Pain worse after menses
Female; period; intermittent
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Pain in joints, hip and knee
Boring pain in hip-joints
Coldness; lower limbs; foot
as if sprained; thumb
Skin; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between thighs
Stiffness; thumb≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Disturbed with tossing
Paralytic sensation in limbs on waking
Anxious dreams of pursuit, fire, erections, etc.
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow
In women; symptoms after period
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side
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