Kreosotum

Beech Wood Kreosote, Kreosote, Kreos
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HPUS indication of Kreosotum: Hoarseness
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Kreosotum may help, unprocessed Kreosotum may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Kreosotum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL - Kreosotum

General

Kreosotum is a mixture of phenol obtained from this distillation.

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  MODALITIES ETC - Kreosotum

Worse

WORSE, in open air, cold, rest, when lying; after menstruation.

Better

BETTER, from warmth, motion, warm diet.

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  RELATIONSHIPS - Kreosotum

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Compare also: Fuligo ligni; Carbolic Acid Carbol-ac.; Iodium Iod.; Lachesis Laches.

Complementary

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

Antidote: Nux Vomica Nux.

Inimical

Inimical: Carboneum Oxygenisatum Carbo.

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  MIND - Kreosotum

Mind

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

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  HEAD - Kreosotum

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Headache

Dull pain, as from a board pressing against forehead

Menstrual headache

Occipital pain ( Gelsemium Sempervirens Gels.; Zincum Metallicum Zinc)

Pain, headache; in women; before period

in women; during period

temples

pressing (see bursting, pulling); during period

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  EYES - Kreosotum

Eyes

Salty lachrymation

Lids red and swollen.

Lids; stuck together

Swellings; lids

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  EARS - Kreosotum

Ear

Eruption around and pimples within

Difficult hearing and buzzing.

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  FACE - Kreosotum

Face

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

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  NOSE - Kreosotum

Nose

Offensive smell and discharge

Chronic catarrh of old people

Acrid rawness

Lupus ( Arsenicum Album Ars.)

Discharge from nose; wearing away skin

Skin or lining of nose; ulcer like lesions, leaving scars

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  MOUTH - Kreosotum

Mouth

Very painful dentition; child will not sleep

Odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive

putrid

Lips

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

gums; redness

Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; gums

Inflammation; gums

Gums; teeth detached from gums; scurvy-like

softening gums

spongy

Teeth; decay, hollow; premature tooth decay in children

offensive odour from teeth (see mouth, odour)

pain; molars

pain; upper teeth

pain; extending to other parts; ear

pain; extending to other parts; temples

pain; pulling; extending to other parts; ear

Saliva

Salivation; during pregnancy

Taste

c.) Putrid odor and bitter taste.

Taste; bitter; after drinking

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  THROAT - Kreosotum

Throat

Burning, choking sensation

Putrid odor.

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  CHEST - Kreosotum

Chest

Lungs; gangrene of lungs

Respiration

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

Sternum feels pressed in.

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  COUGH - Kreosotum

Cough

While lying down

changing position

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  SKIN - Kreosotum

Skin

Itching, worse towards evening

Burning in soles

Senile gangrene

Small wounds bleed freely ( CROT.; Lachesis Lach.; Phosphorus Phos.) Pustules and herpes

Ecchymosis; dorsal surface of fingers and hands eczematous.

Abnormal growths; ulcers; reopening of old ulcers; when partly healed

Itching; evening

Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; moist

rash (see granular); scaly; bran-like

Pain; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between skin folds

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  BACK AND NECK - Kreosotum

Back

Dragging backache, extending to genitals and down thighs

Great debility.

Pain; coccyx (bottom tip of spine)

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  ABDOMEN - Kreosotum

Abdomen

Feeling of coldness, as of ice water in stomach

Soreness; better eating

Painful hard spot

Hematemesis

Bitter taste after a swallow of water.

Distended

Burning hemorrhoids

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

Eating

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

Nausea

Cholera infantum in connection with painful dentition, green stools, nausea, dry skin, exhaustion, etc.

Stomach; nausea; in women; during pregnancy

Vomiting

vomiting; in women; during pregnancy

vomiting; strong and sharp (acrid)

vomiting; frothy

vomiting; sweetish

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  GENITALS ETC - Kreosotum

Urine

Offensive

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.

Copious

Sediment; white

Female

Female; Corrosive itching within vulva, burning and swelling of labia; violent itching between labia and thighs

vaginal discharge

strong and sharp (acrid), wearing away skin

burning

before period

offensive smelling; putrid

during pregnancy

yellow

yellow; stains linen

irritation; itching; from vaginal discharge

irritation; itching; between lips of vagina

irritation; itching; vagina

feels erotic

pain; gnawing, biting; between lips of vagina

pain; sore, tenderness; vagina

Womb

pain; bearing down; womb, and region of womb (see labour-like pains, also pains in abdomen); as if everything would come out

Genitals

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; dark

after-birth; lumpy

after-birth; offensive smelling

hardness

inflammation

indurated (hard from inflammation)

irritation; itching

metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding); after sexual intercourse

pain; gnawing, biting

pain; burning; while urinating

pain; burning; after urinating

pain; sore, tenderness

swollen

Menses

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

period; offensive smell

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Kreosotum

Extremities, limbs

Pain in joints, hip and knee

Boring pain in hip-joints

Scapulae sore.

Coldness; lower limbs; foot

Pain; thumb

thumb; left

as if sprained; thumb

Skin; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between thighs

Stiffness; thumb

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  GENERALITIES - Kreosotum

Sleep and dreams

Disturbed with tossing

Paralytic sensation in limbs on waking

Anxious dreams of pursuit, fire, erections, etc.

Deep

Yawning

after coughing

Generalities

Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow

In women; symptoms after period

Pulsation

Pulse; abnormal

Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side

left

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