Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Graphites in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Carbon, amorphous. (The finest specimens contain traces of iron, .04 to .09 per cent.; poor qualities contain as much as 4 per cent.)
Common names, Plumbago, Black Lead; (Germ.), Reissblei.
Preparation, Trituration of the prepared black lead from finest English drawing-pencils.
1, Hahnemann, Chron. Krankh.; 2, H. and T., ibid.; 3, Kretschmar, ibid.; 4, Nenning, ibid.; 5, Rummel, ibid.; 6, Piper, proving of chemically pure Graphites, triturated with 4 parts of Saccharum Officinale Sacc. lactis, repeated doses, comprising 1/12 to 20 grains of the pure Graphites, for eighteen days, A. H. Z., 18, 125; 7, Storck, effect of 1 and 2 grains, Buchner's Repertorium (A. H. Z., 47, 40); 8, Robinson, a young woman took every second morning a spoonful of solution of globules of 1/200 in water; after five or six days had symptoms, Month. Hom. Rev., 24, p. 514.≡ more ...