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Tuberculinum

A Nucleoprotein, A Nosode From Tubercular Abscess, Tubercul, Tuber, Tuberc, Tuberculinum bovinum


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Below are the strongest indications of Tuberculinum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

Materia Medica Sources
H.C. Allen  
T.F. Allen - no Tuberculinum
 
Boenninghausen - no Tuberculinum
BoerickeBogerClarke  
Hahnemann - no Tuberculinum
 
Hering - no Tuberculinum
Kent Lectures  
Kent New remedies - no Tuberculinum
Reversed & reworded Kent repertory  
Morrel - no Tuberculinum
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  GENERAL

General

Tuberculinum is indicated in renal affections, but caution is necessary, for where skin and intestines do not perform normally even high potencies are dangerous. In chronic cystitis, brilliant and permanent results ( Dr. Nebel Montreux).
Of undoubted value in the treatment of Incipient tuberculosis. Especially adapted to the light-complexioned, narrow-chested subjects. Lax fiber, low recuperative powers, and very susceptible to changes in the weather. Patient always tired; motion causes intense fatigue; aversion to work; wants constant changes. When Symptoms are constantly changing and well-selected remedies fail to improve, and cold is taken from the slightest exposure. Rapid emaciation. Of great value in epilepsy, neurasthenia and in nervous children. Diarrhoea in children running for weeks, extreme wasting, bluish pallor, exhaustion. Mentally deficient children. Enlarged tonsils. Skin affections, Acute rheumatism. Very sensitive, mentally and physically. General exhaustion. Nervous weakness. Trembling. Epilepsy. Arthritis.

Dose

Tuberculin needs more frequent repetition in children’s complaints than nearly every other chronic remedy ( H. Fergie Woods.) Thirtieth and much higher, in infrequent doses. When Tuberculinum fails Syphilinum often f

  MODALITIES ETC

Worse

WORSE, motion, music; before a storm; standing; dampness; from draft; early morning, and after sleep.

Better

BETTER, open air.

  RELATIONSHIPS

Relations

Compare: KOCH’S lymph (acute and chronic parenchymatous nephritis; produces pneumonia, bronchopneumonia, and congestion of the lungs in tuberculous patients, and is a remarkably efficacious remedy in lobular pneumonia - Bronchopneumonia); aviare - Tuberculin from birds - (acts on the apices of the lungs; has proved an excellent remedy in influenzal bronchitis; symptoms similar to tuberculosis; relieves the debility, diminishes the cough, improves the appetite, and braces up the whole organism; acute bronchopulmonary diseases of children; itching of palms and ears; COUGH, acute, inflammatory, irritating, incessant, and tickling; loss of strength and appetite); Hydrast ( to fatten patients after Tuberc.); Formic acid (tuberculosis, chronic nephritis, malignant tumors; pulmonary tuberculosis, not in third stage, however; lupus; carcinoma of breast and stomach; Dr. Krull uses injections of solutions corresponding to the third centesimal potency; these must not be repeated before six months). Compare: Bacil.; Psorin.; Lach. Kalagua (tuberculosis; garlicky odor of all secretions and breath). Teucrium Scoradonia. Compare: Thuja ( Vaccinosis may block the way of action of Tuberculin until Thuja has been given and then acts brilliantly ( Burnett.)
Complementary: Calcarea; China; Bry.

  MIND

Mind

Contradictory characteristics of Tuberculinum are mania and melancholia; insomnia and sopor

Irritable, especially when awakening

Depressed, melancholy

Fear of dogs

animals especially

Desire to use foul language, curse and swear.

Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish

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  HEAD

Head

Subject to deep brain headaches and intense neuralgias

Everything seems strange

Intense pain, as of an Iron band around head

When critical discharges appear, sweat, polyuria, diarrhoea, exanthema, repeating the dose only when crises come on

Nocturnal hallucinations, awakes frightened

Plica polonica ( Vinca.) Crops of small boils, intensely painful, successively appear in the nose; Green, fetid pus.

Bores head in pillow

Movements of head; rolling head

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  EYE

Eye

Pain; on movement of eyes; sideways

Pain; sore, bruised, tender; moving the eyes

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  EAR

Ear

Persistent, offensive otorrhoea

Perforation in membrana tympani, with ragged edges.

Noises in ear

Stopped sensation; right

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  NOSE

Nose

Nose bleed

Discharge from nose; crusts, scabs, inside

Discharge from nose; offensive smelling; like cheese

Discharge from nose; containing pus

Discharge from nose; thick

Discharge from nose; yellow

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  FACE

Face

Heat

Skin; discoloration; pale

Skin; discoloration; red; afternoon

Skin; discoloration; red; within definite boundaries

Skin; discoloration; sickly colour

Skin; out-breaks on skin; cold sores, herpes; dermatitis

Skin; out-breaks on skin; pus-filled pimples

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  MOUTH

Mouth

Odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive

Odour (halitosis, bad breath); putrid

Teeth; grinding; during sleep

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  SKIN

Skin

Chronic eczema; itching intense; worse at night

ACNE in tuberculous children

Measles; psoriasis ( Thyroid.)

Itching; heat of heater

Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; rings

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  THROAT

Throat

External throat; glands indurated (hard from inflammation)

External throat; glands indurated (hard from inflammation); like knotted cords

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  CHEST

Chest

Lungs; tuberculosis

Lungs; tuberculosis; early stages

Oppressed feeling

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  COUGH

Cough

On becoming cold

Dry cough

Hacking cough

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  EXPECTORATION

Expectoration

Yellow

Thick

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  RESPIRATION

Respiration

Enlarged tonsils

Hard, dry cough during sleep

Expectoration thick, easy; profuse bronchorrhea

Shortness of breath

Sensation of suffocation, even with plenty of fresh air

Longs for cold air

Bronchopneumonia in children

Hard, hacking cough; profuse sweating and loss of weight, rales all over chest

Deposits begin in apex of lung ( Repeated doses.)

Difficult (dyspnea); while lying down

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  BACK

Back

Tension in nape of neck and down spine

Chilliness between shoulders or up the back.

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  ABDOMEN

Abdomen

Stomach; Averse to meat

All-gone, hungry sensation ( Sulph.) Desire for cold milk.

Early-morning, sudden diarrhoea ( Sulph.) Stools dark-brown, offensive, discharged with much force

Tabes mesenterica.

Stomach; desires, cravings; delicacies

Stomach; desires, cravings; meat; smoked

Stomach; thirst; during chill

Stomach; thirst; during heat

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  RECTUM

Rectum

Diarrhoea; painless

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  STOOL

Stool

Odour; offensive

Odour; putrid

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  GENITALS

Genitals

Female; Benign mammary tumors

Menses too early, too profuse, long-lasting

Dysmenorrhea

pains increase with the establishment of the flow.

Male; sexual passion; increased

Male; sexual passion; violent

Male; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps); testes

Female; period; amenorrhoea (suppression or absence of period)

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

Extremities, limbs

Diseased hip-joint (see pain in hip)

Pain; during chill

Pain; lower limbs; movement

Pain; aching; lower limbs; thigh; during fever

Pain; aching; leg

Pain; aching; leg; during fever

Pain; sore, bruised; joints; on movement

Pain; tearing

Pain; tearing; during fever

Restlessness; lower limbs; leg

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  SLEEP AND DREAMS

Sleep and dreams

Poor; wakes early

Overpowering sleepiness in daytime

Dreams vivid and distressing.

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  FEVER AND CHILL

Fever and chill

Post-critical temperature of a remittent type

Here repeat dose every two hours ( MacFarlan.) Profuse sweat

General chilliness.

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature); with perspiration

Burning heat

With chilliness; from putting the hands out of bed

Hectic fever

Intermittent, chronic

Perspiration with heat

With shivering; from uncovering

Aversion to uncovering

Chilliness from uncovering

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  PERSPIRATION

Perspiration

Night; after midnight

Profuse

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  GENERALITIES

Generalities

Cold bathing

Change of weather

Change of weather; cold to warm

Emaciated (extremely thin)

Emaciated (extremely thin); grieving boys

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat; with perspiration

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); tendency to catch cold

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold, wet weather

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warm bed

Walking; walking fast

Warm bed

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from perspiration

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from perspiration; night

Weariness (see weakness)

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Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.