Nitricum Acidum

Nitric Acid, Nit-ac, Nit ac, Acidum nitricum

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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Nitricum Acidum may help, unprocessed Nitric Acid may be best avoided.

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

  GENERAL - Nitricum Acidum

Dose

Sixth potency. As the Nitricum Acidum patient begins to improve skin symptoms may appear for a time, a favorable indication.

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  MODALITIES ETC - Nitricum Acidum

Worse

WORSE, evening and night, cold climate, and also HOT weather.

Better

BETTER, while riding in carriage ( Reverse: Cocculus Indicus Cocculus.)

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  RELATIONSHIPS - Nitricum Acidum

Compare

Compare: Merc Viv Merc.; Kali Carb Kali-c.; Thuja Thuja; Hep Sulph Calc Hepar; Calc Carb Calc.

Complementary

Complementary: Arsenicum Album Ars.; Caladium Seguinum Calad.; Lac Caninum Lac Can.; Sepia Sepia.

Inimical

Inimical: Lachesis Lach.

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  MIND - Nitricum Acidum

Mind

Irritable, hateful, vindictive, headstrong

Hopeless despair

Sensitive to noise, pain, touch, jar

Fear of death.

Aversions, dislikes; indolence, aversion to work

Delirium

raging, raving

Excitement

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)

anger (see irritability and quarrelsome); violent

hatred; of people who offended him; unmoved by apologies

impatience; impetuous

irritability

sensitive, oversensitive

to noise

to noise; water splashing

unhappy; sadness, mental depression

evening

Hysteria

Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; weakness of mind

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety

anxiety; about health

anxiety; from night watch

fear; of death

fear; of disease; of cholera

frightened easily; starting, startled; from fright

Memory; weakness of memory

Talking, conversation; cursing

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  HEAD - Nitricum Acidum

Sensation of a Band around head

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing)

like band or hoop

Sensation of numbness

Skull; decay of skull

Sensitive; brain

Headache

Headaches from pressure of hat; full feeling; worse from street noises

Heaviness (see pain; pressing)

Pain, headache

morning; on waking

night

from any jar (see sensitive, coughing, laughing, stepping, riding)

from certain movements; movement in general

from noises

rattling of vehicles

recurring headache

from poisoning; mercury

pressure; from pressure of hat

travelling; traffic noise and jarring

walking; stepping heavily

extending to other parts; eyes

bones

back of head (occiput); jarring

pulling; extending to other parts; eyes

pressing (see bursting, pulling)

as if in armour

from pressure of hat

as if in a vice

as if brain bound up

sore bruised, sensitive to pressure

lying on part

from pressure of hat

from pressure on pillow

sides; side lain on

Sensitive; to the least jar (see stepping and pain in general)

Scalp

Hair falls out

Scalp sensitive.

Hair; falling

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  EYES - Nitricum Acidum

Eyes

Double vision; Sharp, sticking pains

Ulceration of cornea

Gonorrhoeal ophthalmia, photophobia, constant lachrymation

Syphilitic iritis.

Inflammation; with gonorrhoea

infants

glandular swellings

syphilitic

wounds; iris; syphilitic

Pain

pressing

Paralysis; lids; upper

Swellings; lids

Tears

Vision

Dim

when reading

Double vision

of horizontal objects

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  EARS - Nitricum Acidum

Ear

Difficult hearing; better by riding in carriage or train

Very sensitive to noise, as the rattle of wagons over pavements ( Coffea Cruda Coff.; Nux Vomica Nux.) Cracking in ears when chewing.

Discharges from ear; after poisoning by mercury

Noises in ear; while eating; when chewing

cracking

morning; during breakfast

when chewing

rushing

Pain; right

with sore throat

on swallowing

Pulsation

Hearing

Impaired

travelling

Too sensitive; to noises

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  FACE - Nitricum Acidum

Face

Distortion; when swallowing

Inflammation; around bones of face

Motions of jaw; cracking in jaw; when chewing

Lips; cracked lips; corners of mouth

excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); from acrid saliva

ulcers

with sensation of splinter

warts

Pain; as from a splinter; lips

Skin; discoloration; iron deficiency anaemia (greenish-yellow discoloration)

discoloration; dark

discoloration; yellow

out-breaks on skin; crusty, scabby; around mouth

out-breaks on skin; pimples

ulcers; corners of mouth

Swelling; lips

lips; upper

parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe)

submaxillary gland (gland under jaw, by throat)

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  NOSE - Nitricum Acidum

Nose

Ozaena

Green casts from nose every morning

Tip red

Stitches, as of a splinter in nose

Caries of mastoid

nosebleed, with chest affections

Chronic nasal catarrh, with yellow, offensive, Corrosive discharge

Nasal diphtheria, with watery and exceedingly excoriating discharge.

Nose bleed

morning

night

Catarrh

Discharge from nose; night

blood

wearing away skin

night

offensive smelling; from ulcer or disease of nasal bones; syphilitic

watery

in open air

yellow

Pain; on touch

sore, bruised; inside

stitching, sudden, sharp

touching

Skin or lining of nose; ulcers; inside

Discharge

Coryza, with sore and bleeding nostrils

Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked

during diphtheria

running, wet

in open air

with sore throat

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  MOUTH - Nitricum Acidum

Mouth

Putrid breath

Biting self; cheek when talking or chewing

Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers

ulcers; with black base; lardy

ulcers; dirty looking

ulcers; painful

ulcers; spreading; obstinate, difficult to treat

Lining; false membrane

false membrane; whitish yellow

yellowish grey

Odour (halitosis, bad breath); cadaverous, like dead body

offensive

putrid

Speech; unable to speak

Swelling

Gums and teeth

Bleeding of gums

Teeth become loose; gums soft and spongy

Bleeding; gums

Swelling; gums

Teeth; looseness

pain; while eating; from chewing

Saliva

Salivation

Salivation and fetor oris

Bloody saliva.

Saliva; bloody

offensive

Salivation

Tongue

Painful pimples on the sides of the tongue

Tongue clean, red and wet with center furrow

Cracked; tongue

tongue; in all directions

Discoloration; tongue; red

tongue; white

Growths, blisters, swellings; blisters; tongue

pimples; tongue; painful

pimples; tongue; edges

ulcers; tongue; syphilitic

ulcers; tongue; edges

Pain; sore; tongue

Taste

Saliva; offensive smelling

Palate

Ulcers in soft palate, with sharp, splinter-like pains

Pain; sore; palate (roof of mouth)

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  THROAT - Nitricum Acidum

Throat

Dry

Pain into ears

Hawks mucus constantly

White patches and Sharp points, as from splinters, on swallowing.

Sensation of something in throat; bread crumbs

Inflammation

tonsils

Membrane, exudation, diphtheria, etc.; white

tonsils

Pain; swallowing; on swallowing

extending to ear; on swallowing

larynx; stinging

burning; larynx

pressing; on swallowing

rawness

sore

sudden, sharp

on swallowing

Swallowing; difficult

food lodges in the throat

impossible

anything but liquids; not even a teaspoonful of liquid

Swelling; tonsils

Ulcers

throat at back of mouth

tonsils

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  CHEST - Nitricum Acidum

Chest

Heart; palpitations; on climbing steps

palpitations; during fever

Inflammation; arm pit, glands

Lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration)

tuberculosis; damp weather or sea air

Perspiration; arm pit; offensive

Skin; abscess; arm pit

Swelling; arm pit glands

Respiration

Hoarseness

Aphonia, with dry hacking cough, from tickling in larynx and pit of stomach

Soreness at lower end of sternum

Short breath on going upstairs ( ars.; Calc Carb Calc.) Cough during sleep ( Chamomilla Cham.)

Difficult (dyspnea); ascending

Impeded, obstructed

Intermittent, unequal

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  COUGH - Nitricum Acidum

Cough

Evening

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  EXPECTORATION - Nitricum Acidum

Expectoration

Bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage)

Mucous

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  SKIN - Nitricum Acidum

Skin

Warts, large jagged; bleed on washing

Ulcers bleed easily, sensitive; splinter-like pains; zigzag, irregular edges; base looks like raw flesh

Exuberant granulations

Black pores on face, papules worse on forehead.

Blisters

stinging

Cracks; deep, bloody

Discoloration; brown, liver spots

pale

red; spots

brownish-red

yellow, jaundice, etc.

Abnormal growths

wart-like growth

bleeding

moist

sticking pain

syphilitic

cauliflower-like fungus; syphilitic

ulcer like lesions, leaving scars, spread over body

ulcers

bleeding

deep

dirty

discharges; greenish

discharges; offensive

flat (see superficial)

coming and going quickly

phagedenic (spreading, obstinate ulceration)

like sarcoma

stinging, sudden, sharp

stinging, sudden, sharp; as from splinters

syphilitic

unhealthy

warts

jagged

large

moist

on stalks

soft

stinging

stitching, sudden, sharp pain in warts

syphilitic

Out-breaks on skin; crusty

crusty; patches

discharging, moist; yellow

itching

pimples

rash (see granular); scaly; spots

scarlet fever

stinging

generating pus

syphilitic

Pain; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)

pain as from splinter

Tension

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  BACK AND NECK - Nitricum Acidum

Neck

Stiffness; neck

Back

Pain; travels upwards

after sexual intercourse

dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between

sacrum (base of spine)

stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting

dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades

dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades

tearing

Skin; itching

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  ABDOMEN - Nitricum Acidum

Abdomen

Stomach; Great hunger, with sweetish taste

Longing for indigestible things - chalk, earth, etc

Pain in cardiac orifice

Dyspepsia with excess of oxalic acid, uric acid and phosphates in urine and great mental depression

Loves fat and salt ( Sulphur Sulph.)

Great straining, but little passes

Rectum feels torn

Bowels constipated, with fissures in rectum

Tearing pains during stools

Violent cutting pains After stools, lasting for hours ( Ratanhia Ratanh.) Hemorrhages from bowels, profuse, bright

Prolapsus ani

Hemorrhoids bleed easily

Diarrhoea, slimy and offensive

After stools, irritable and exhausted

Colic relieved from tightening clothes

Jaundice, aching in liver.

Pain; night

after stool

liver

cramping, griping; night; midnight

cutting; morning

in bed

Skin; ulcers

Swelling; groin region; glands

Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); ineffectual

urination; involuntary, incontinence; night, bed wetting

Stomach; desires, cravings; fat

desires, cravings; herring

desires, cravings; lime, pencils, earth, chalk, clay, mud, etc.

disordered; after milk

indigestion; after milk

retching; with cough

thirst; morning

Flatus

Flatulence; obstructed

Nausea

Stomach; nausea; after drinking; after milk

Vomiting

Pain; with vomiting, blood and mucus in stool (intussusception); pain in region of liver

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL - Nitricum Acidum

Rectum

Constipation; alternating with diarrhoea

insufficient, incomplete, unsatisfactory stool

painful

Constriction, contraction, closure, etc.

spasmodic

during stool

after stool

Diarrhoea; aged people

Flatulence; offensive

Fullness

Haemorrhage from anus

night

Haemorrhoids; large

Moisture

Pain; during stool

after stool

burning; morning

burning; after stool

cutting; during stool

cutting; after stool

pressing (pressure)

soreness

after stool

like a splinter

sticking; during stool

stinging; during stool

stinging; after stool

sudden, sharp; during stool

sudden, sharp; after stool

tearing

after stool

Prickling

Sensitive

Skin and lining; wart-like growth

out-break on skin around anus

excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); from stool

splits in lining of rectum

fistula (additional hole)

Stool

Like balls

like sheep dung

Bloody; in streaks

Dry

Hard

Soft

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  GENITALS ETC - Nitricum Acidum

Urine

Scanty, dark, Offensive

Smells like horse’s urine

Cold on passing

Burning and stinging

Urine bloody and albuminous

Alternation of cloudy, phosphatic urine with profuse urinary secretion in old prostatic cases.

Burning (includes hot)

Odour; offensive

strong

Scanty

Sediment; oxalate of lime

Urethra

Urethra (urinary part of genitals); discharge; gonorrhoea

discharge; mucous; bloody

discharge; containing pus

discharge; yellow

pain; burning; during urination

pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; passage

closing

spasmodic

ulceration

passage

passage; with sticking

Male

Male; Soreness and burning in glans and beneath prepuce

wart-like growth; penis

bleeding

burning

cauliflower-like

soreness

out-breaks on skin; penis; blisters

itching

becoming ulcers

out-breaks on skin; penis; foreskin

under part

excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); penis

itching; penis; head (glans)

itching; penis; foreskin

itching; scrotum

pain; sore; testes

tight foreskin; stuck behind head of penis (glans)

thick emission from penis; emission of prostatic fluid; during erotic thoughts

thick emission from penis; emission of prostatic fluid; during stool; difficult stool

swelling; penis; foreskin

ulcers; penis; at tip

ulcers; penis; rapidly appearing, syphilitic

ulcers; penis; offensive

ulcers; penis; sticking pains as from splinters

ulcers; penis; head (glans)

Female

Stitches through vagina

Female; vaginal discharge

vaginal discharge; strong and sharp (acrid), wearing away skin

vaginal discharge; bloody

vaginal discharge; brown

stains linen

vaginal discharge; gonorrhoea

vaginal discharge; greenish

vaginal discharge; offensive smelling

vaginal discharge; ropy, stringy, clinging

vaginal discharge; thin, watery

irritation; itching; from vaginal discharge

irritation; itching; vagina

after sexual intercourse

pain; burning; vagina

swollen; vagina

Womb

M.; Zincum Metallicum Zinc.) Uterine hemorrhages

Female; abnormal growths; womb (cervix)

Genitals

Ulcers; burn and sting; exude, offensive matter.

Female; External parts sore, with ulcers ( Hep Sulph Calc Hep.; Merc Viv Merc.; Thuja Thuja.) Leucorrhoea brown, flesh-colored, watery, or stringy, offensive

Hair on genitals falls out ( Nat Mur Nm">Nat)

Metrorrhagia after parturition.

Male; wart-like growth

wart-like growth; bleeds easily

wart-like growth; offensive smelling, bleeding when touched

erections; night

out-breaks on skin; crusts

out-breaks on skin; syphilitic

out-breaks on skin; blisters

tight foreskin

prostate gland; inflammation; from suppressed gonorrhoea

Female; abnormal growths

abnormal growths; wart-like

like cauliflower

irritation; itching

walking

metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding)

fluid

pain; burning

swollen

ulcers

Menses

Menses early, profuse, like muddy water, with pain in back, hips and thighs

Female; irritation; itching; after period

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Nitricum Acidum

Extremities, limbs

Fetid foot-sweat, causing soreness of toes, with sticking pain; chilblains on toes

Sweating of palms, hands; cold, blue nails

Offensive sweat in axillae at night.

Bones; decay of bone

bony growth (exostosis); shin bone

Coldness; lower limbs

lower limbs; foot

Constriction; joints

Cracking noise in joints

Hands and feet; chilblains

Heat; hand

Movements and positions; trembling

trembling; morning

trembling; upper limbs

trembling; hand

trembling; lower limbs

Pain; in bones

fingers; nails; under the nails; as from splinters

lower limbs; night

lower leg; night

toes; first toe (large toe); nail; as from a splinter

toes; first toe (large toe); under nail

pulling

shooting (see stitching, sudden, sharp); knee

sore, bruised

toes

stitching, sudden, sharp; fingers; as from splinter

stitching, sudden, sharp; knee

stitching, sudden, sharp; foot; sole; perspiration

stitching, sudden, sharp; toes

tearing; lower limbs

night

bones

tearing; leg; night

tearing; leg; shin bone

Perspiration; hand

hand; cold

hand; with injuries of the spine

foot; with injuries of spine

foot; offensive smelling

foot; profuse

foot; sole

Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping)

skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping); deep and bleeding

felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); whitlow, foot rot

out-break on skin; lower limbs; blisters

out-break on skin; leg; scabs

warts; hand

Weakness; ankle

ankle; while walking

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  FEVER AND CHILL - Nitricum Acidum

Fever and chill

Morning

In bed

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)

External

Before urination

With chill

Fever with skin out-break; scarlet fever

Intermittent, chronic

with enlarged liver

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  INJURIES AND ACCIDENTS - Nitricum Acidum

Injuries and accidents

Poisoning; poisoning by mercury

Wounds; slow to heal

penetrating wounds

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  GENERALITIES - Nitricum Acidum

Sleep and dreams

Dreams; anxious

Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; after midnight; 2 a.m.

Not refreshing

Waking; 2 a.m.

early

from heat

Perspiration

Morning

Night; every other night

While eating

After eating

During slight exertion (see walking)

Odour; offensive

sour

like urine

like horse urine

Profuse; night

Single parts; parts lain on

Generalities

Morning

Evening

Night

Open air

Anaemia

as from iron deficiency - greenish yellow skin

Loosening clothing

Constriction; externally

internally

of orifices

bones

sensation of a band

Eating and food; while eating

milk

Emaciated (extremely thin)

Haemorrhage

blood does not clot

Inflammation; hair follicles

Jar, stepping

Pain; appear suddenly

appear suddenly; and disappear suddenly

bones

night

burning externally; internally

pulling

jerking; internally

pressing; externally

sensation of splinters

sudden, sharp; externally

sudden, sharp; internally

sudden, sharp; glands

tearing; externally

tearing; as if tearing apart

tearing; muscles

Periodic, recurring

Prickling; internally

While travelling

Sensitive; to pain

excessive physical irritability

Swelling; glands

Tension; muscles

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat

hot feeling; flushes of heat

cold in general

tendency to catch cold

Touch

On waking

Walking

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

from diarrhoea

nervous weakness

after stool

walking

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