Picricum Acidum

Picric Acid, Trinitrophenol, Ammonium Picrate, Ammon. Pic, Acidum picrinicum, Picrinicum adicum, Acidum Picricum

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HPUS indication of Picricum Acidum: Weakness
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Picricum Acidum may help, unprocessed Picricum Acidum may be best avoided.

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

  GENERAL - Picricum Acidum


Causes degeneration of the spinal cord, with paralysis. Brainfag and sexual excitement. Acts upon the generative organs probably through the lumbar centers of the spinal cord; prostration, weakness and pain of back, pins and needle sensation in extremities. Neurasthenia (Oxalicum Acidum Oxal ac). Muscular debility. Heavy tired feeling. Myelitis with spasms and prostration. Writer’s palsy. Progressive, pernicious anaemia. Uraemia with complete anuria. A one percent solution applied on lint, is the best application for burns until granulations begin to form. Sallow complexion.


Sixth potency.

  RELATIONSHIPS - Picricum Acidum


Compare: Oxalicum Acidum Oxal ac; Gelsemium Sempervirens Gels; Phosphorus Phos; Silicea Sil; Argentum Metallicum Arg nit.

Compare: Zincum Metallicum Zinc pic (facial palsy and paralysis agitans); Ferrum Picricum Ferr Pic (buzzing in ears, deafness; chronic gout; epistaxis; prostatic troubles); Calc Carb Calc pic (boils in and around ears).

  MIND - Picricum Acidum


Lack of will-power; disinclined to work

Cerebral softening

Dementia with prostration, sits still and listens.

Dementia with prostration, sits still and listless.

Desires, wants; sex, lustful

Mental exertion

Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish

impaired thinking; imbecility

impaired thinking; weakness of mind

  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS - Picricum Acidum


Vertigo and noises in ear

  HEAD - Picricum Acidum

Boils WITHIN ears and back of neck

After prolonged mental strain, with anxiety and dread of failure at examination

Brain fag.


Head pains; Relieved by bandaging tightly

occipital pain; worse, slightest mental exertion

Head pains; relieved by bandaging tightly

Heaviness (see pain; pressing)

Pain, headache; from exertion; mental exertion

with other pains; pain in nape of neck

in forehead; above eyes; during mental exertion

back of head (occiput)

pressing (see bursting, pulling); from mental exertion

  EYES - Picricum Acidum


Chronic catarrhal conjunctivitis with copious, thick yellow discharge.

  EARS - Picricum Acidum


Skin; out-breaks on skin; in ear canal; boils

  BACK AND NECK - Picricum Acidum


Heat; dorsal (shoulder level)

Heaviness, weight; lumbar (lower half of back)

Weakness (tired feeling, in spine); lumbar (lower half of back)

  ABDOMEN - Picricum Acidum


Stomach; Bitter taste

Urinary Organs.

SCANTY; complete anuria

Dribbling micturition

Urine contains much indican, granular cylinders and fatty degenerated epithelium

Inflammation of kidneys with profound weakness, dark, bloody, scanty urine

Nightly urging.

Stomach; appetite; reduced


Aversion to food.


Flatulence; after stool

  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL - Picricum Acidum


Thin, liquid

normal consistency




normal consistency

  GENITALS ETC - Picricum Acidum


Scanty; complete anuria

Dribbling micturition

Urine contains much indican, granular cylinders and fatty degenerated epithelium

Inflammation of kidneys with profound weakness, dark, bloody, scanty urine

Nightly urging.



Hard erections, with pain in testicles and up cord


Pruritus vulvae.


Male; Emissions profuse, followed by great exhaustion, without sensual dreams

Priapism; satyriasis

Prostatic hypertrophy, especially in cases not too far advanced.

Male; erections; troublesome

erections; night

erections; excessive; during erotic thoughts

erections; strong

erections; violent

sexual passion; increased

sexual passion; violent


Female; Pain in left ovary and leucorrhoea before menstruation

Pain in left ovary and leucorrhœa before menstruation

  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Picricum Acidum

Extremities, limbs

Burning along spine

Great weakness

tired, heavy feeling all over body, especially limbs; worse, exertion

Feet cold

Cannot get warm

Acute ascending paralysis.

Acute descending paralysis.

Worse, least exertion, especially mental, after sleep, wet weather

A summer or hot weather remedy; patient is worse then.

Better, from cold air, cold water, tight pressure.

Heaviness; while walking

lower limbs

after exertion


Movements and positions; convulsion; on attempting to use part

Pain; aching; lower limbs; back part

burning; lower limbs; back part

Weakness; tottering

lower limbs

  GENERALITIES - Picricum Acidum


Lethargic, tired

Sleep and dreams

Sleepiness, tiredness

Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; from before midnight

Waking; early


Physical exertion

Lying down; lying down

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

from diarrhoea

from slight exertion

nervous weakness

after stool


Weariness (see weakness)

mental exertion