Stannum MetallicumTin, Stan
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Stannum Metallicum may help, unprocessed Stannum Metallicum may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Stannum Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Chief action is centered upon the nervous system and respiratory organs. Debility is very marked when Stannum Iodatum Stannum is the remedy, especially the debility of chronic bronchial and pulmonary conditions, characterized by profuse muco-purulent discharges upon tuberculosis basis. Talking causes a very weak feeling in the throat and chest. pains that come and go gradually, call unmistakably for Stannum. Paralytic weakness; spasms; paralysis.
Third to thirtieth potency.
WORSE, using voice (i.e., laughing, talking, singing), lying on right side, warm drinks.
BETTER, coughing or expectorating, hard pressure.
Compare: Stannum Iodatum Stann. Iod. 3X ( Valuable in chronic chest diseases characterized by plastic tissue changes. Persistent inclination to cough, excited by tickling dry spot in the throat, apparently at root of tongue. Dryness of throat. Trachial and bronchial irritation of smokers. Pulmonary symptoms; cough, loud, hollow, ending with expectoration ( Phellandrium Phellandrium.) State of purulent infiltration. Wood for the trees phthisis sometimes when Stannum Metallicum. Iodium Iod. has not taken effect, an additional dose of Iodium Iodine in milk caused the drug to have its usual beneficial effect ( Stonham.)
Compare: Causticum Caust.; Calc Carb Calc.; Silicea Sil.; Tuberculinum Tuberc.; Bacil N/A .; Helonias Dioica Helon. Myrtus chekan (chronic bronchitis, cough of phthisis, emphysema, with gastric catarrhal complications and thick, yellow difficult sputum. Old persons with weakened power of expectoration.)
Complementary: Pulsatilla Puls.
Dread of seeing people.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression
unhappy; sadness, mental depression; before period
Aching in temples and forehead
Obstinate acute coryza and influenza with cough
Ulceration of ring hole in lobe of ear.
Pain worse motion; Gradually increasing and decreasing as if constricted by a band; forehead feels pressed inwards
Jarring of walking resounds painfully in head
Drawing pains in malar bones and orbits
Pain, headache; increasing gradually; and decreasing gradually
pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; inward
pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples; increasing and decreasing gradually
pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples; inwards
pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex)
increasing and decreasing slowly
difficult; from weakness (see voice); of throat
Taste; bitter; everything except water
Much adhesive mucus, difficult to detach; efforts to detach cause nausea
Throat dry and stings.
Irritation; trachea (wind pipe)
Mucus; trachea (wind pipe)
trachea (wind pipe); late morning
Pain; rawness; when swallowing
rawness; trachea (wind pipe, see chest)
sore; extending to chest
sore; air passages
sore; trachea (wind pipe); on coughing
sudden, sharp; trachea (wind pipe)
Tickling in the air passages; in trachea (wind pipe)
larynx; short hacking cough and loss of voice
External throat; perspiration
Sensation of emptiness
Inflammation; bronchial tubes (bronchitis)
Lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration)
full of mucus
during a cough
stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; left
when singing; on beginning to sing
Hoarse; mucus expelled by forcible cough
Violent, dry cough in evening until midnight
Cough excited by Laughing, singing, talking; worse lying on right side
During day, with Copious green, sweetish, expectoration
Chest feels sore
Chest feels weak; can hardly talk
Influenzal cough from noon to midnight with scanty expectoration
Respiration short, oppressive; stitches in left side when breathing and lying on same side
Deep; deep breathing relieves other symptoms
from weakness of respiratory organs
Night; before midnight
Cough from deep down
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages; in wind pipe
While lying down; on right side
Movement; of chest
From mucus; in chest
sensation of mucus
Comes on suddenly
Bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage)
Noticeable smell; offensive smell
Noticeable taste; sweetish
Pain better pressure, but sore to touch
Sensation of Emptiness in stomach.
Cramp-like colic around navel, with a feeling of emptiness
Colic relieved by hard pressure.
Stomach; pain; from coughing
pain; gnawing, biting
pain; sore, bruised, beaten (tenderness); on coughing
nausea; in throat
Smell of cooking causes vomiting
Pain in vagina, upward and back to spine
Female; vaginal discharge
vaginal discharge; copious
pain; bearing down; womb, and region of womb (see labour-like pains, also pains in abdomen)
Leucorrhoea, with great debility.
Prolapsus, with Weak, sinking feeling in stomach ( Sepia Sep.) Menses early and profuse
Paralytic weakness; drops things
Limbs suddenly Give out when attempting to sit down
Dizziness and weakness When descending
Spasmodic twitching of muscles of forearm and hand
Fingers jerk when holding Penthorum Pen
Cramps; fingers; while writing
Movements and positions; trembling; hand
Pain; lower limbs
burning; hand; palm
pressing; upper arm
Weakness; upper limbs
Fever and chill
Heat in evening; Exhausting night-sweats, especially towards morning
Perspiration, principally on forehead and nape of neck; debilitating; smelling musty, or offensive.
At certain time of day or night; from 10 a.m.
Perspiration with heat
Stages of chill, heat and sweat; heat followed by chill
Sleep and dreams
Sleeps with one leg drawn up, the other stretched out.
Sensation as if about to perspire, but no moisture appears
Night; before midnight
Emaciated (extremely thin)
Lying down; lying on side
Pain; appear gradually; and disappear gradually
sore, bruised; internally
sudden, sharp; outward
tearing; muscles; pressing in muscles
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Symptoms not symmetrical; left
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)