Source:- Black lead-Plumbago
is a leading anti-psoric and very deep acting remedy
which is indicated in the following ailments in our day
to day practice.
Women inclined to be fat, and who suffer
from constant chilliness, and herpetic eruptions, which
crack and ooze a glutnuous fluid.
flabby, chilly constipated."What
Pulsatilla is at puberty, Graphites is at
Notes and features:
Cracks. Fissures. Drynesss.
Skin dry, inclined to crack. Cracks or fissures in the
ends of fingers, nipples, labial commissures; of anus;
between toes. Cracks behind ears. Dry humor in eyelids
and eye lashes. Fissures of anus bleed and ulcerate.
Obstinate dryness of skin and absence of sweat.
In folds of skin, bends of limbs, neck groins.
itching excoriation around anus and fissures."
Excoriation between thighs.
Everything eaten seems to ferment and turn to gas;
rumbling. Abdomen distended with dropsy.
Hardness. Nails thick, crippled; brittle.,
deformed (Ant.c). Toe nails crippled. Induration of
ovaries, uterus and mammae. Mammae swollen, hard.
Induration and convestion of the neck of uterus
Eyelids red and margins covered with scabs and crusty.
Crusty and scabby ulcers.
Lumpy stool coated with kmucus, or
conjoined with threads of mucus. Sensation of a lump in
stomach. Discharge of black,
lumpy blood of fetid odour (cancer of uterus).
Offensiveness. Eruptions, discharges,
menstrual flow, sweat, ulcers, even breath emit foul
smell. Stool brownish, liquid,
undigeted, intolerably offensive.
Mental Depression.Fear of being assassinated.
The mental depression is extreme and it is made worse by
music; her sadness is so gret that she thinks only of
death and salavatin. Grief and vexation cause a
recurrence of all her distressing mental sufferings. Her
moods are constantly changing while she may recall all
the events of youth, recent events are forgotten; slow
of thought and weakness of mind worse in the morning;
often excited, hurried and exhilarated in the evening;
extremely fretful and impatient; irritable about trifles
and very critical. Extreme activity of mind in the
evening and first half of the night, which prevents
sleep until midnight; apprehensive and distressed in the
morning and excited in the evening; extreme anxiety even
to desperation. Extrreme hesitation; unable to make up
her mind about anything. Tendency to be frightened.
Memory imparied (Anacardium,Baryta Carb)
Vertigo in the morning on waking ; in the evening; on
looking upwards, on risijng from stooping; compelled to
lie down, with inclination to fall forward. Rush of
blood to head with flushed face also with nose bleed
and distension and flatulence. Headache in morning on
waking, mostly on one side, with inclination to
vomit.The headaches are bought on from becoming cold and
from looking into a bright light; are also worse in a
warm room, and like Puls. Better in open air. There is
marked soreness in the scalp; itching of the scalp with
out without eruptions; eczema of the scalp oozing a
glutinous fluid; eczema behind the ers; fissures that
bleed behind the ears; scaly eruptions on scalp; falling
out of the hair; bald; shiny patches on th scalp.
Sensation of cobweb on forehead. Feels numb and pithy.
Rheumatic pains on one side of head, extending to teeth
and neck. Burning on vertex. . Humid, itching
eruption on hairy scalp, emitting a fetid odor.
Ophthalmia, with intolerance of artificial light.
Eyelids red and swollen. Blepharitis. Dryness of the
lids.Eczema of the lids;
of inner ear.Cracking
in ears when eating.Moisture and eruptions behind the
ears. Hears better in noise. . Hardness of hearing.
Hissing in the ears. Detonation in ear like report of a
gun. Thin, white, scaly membrane covering membrane
tympani, like exfoliated epithelium. Fissures in and
behind the ear
on blowing it; is painful internally. Smell abnormally
acute; cannot tolerate flowers. Scabs and fissures in
as if cobwebs were on it. Eczema of nose. Itching
pimples. Moist eczema around mouth and chin. Erysipelas,
burning and stinging.
odor from mouth. Breath smells like urine. Burning
blisters on tongue, salivation. Sour eructations.
Aversion to meat. Sweets nauseate.Hot drinks
disagree.. Nausea and vomiting after each meal.
Morning sickness during menstruation. Pressure in
stomach. Burning in stomach, causing hungerr.
Eructation difficult.Constrictive pain in stomach
Recurrent gastralgia. Flatulence. Stomach pain is
temporarily relieved by eating, hot drinks especially
milk and lying down.
Nauseous feeling in abdomen. Fullness and hardness in
abdomen, as from incarcerated flatulence; must loosen
clothing;presses painfully at abdominal ring.
Croaking in abdomen. Inguinal region sensitive, swollen.
Pain of gas opposite the side on which he lies. Chronic
diarrhoa, stools brownish, liquid, undigested,offensive.
Very fetid gas preceded by colic
large, difficult, knotty stools united by mucus threads.
Burning hæmorrhoids. Prolapse, diarrhoa; stools of brown
fluid, mixed with undigested substance,very fetid;
sour odor. Smarting, sore anus, itching. Lump
stool, conjoined with threads of mucus. Varices of the
rectum. Fissure of anus (Ratanhia; Paeonia).
Turbid, with sediment. Sour smelling.
Menses too late. with constipation; pale and
scanty, with tearing pain in epigastrium, and itching
before. Hoarseness, coryza, cough, sweats and
morning sickness during menstruation. Leucorrhoa,
pale thin, profuse, white excoriating. with
weakness in back. Mammæ swollen and hard.
Induration of ovaries and uterus and mammæ. Nipples
sore, cracked, and blistered. Decided aversion to
debility, with increased desire; aversion to coition;
too early or no ejaculation; herpetic eruption on
Constriction of chest; spasmodic asthma, suffocative
attacks wakes from sleep; must eat something. Pain in
middle of chest, with cough, scraping and soreness.
Chronic hoarseness with skin affections. Inability to
control the vocal chords; hoarseness on beginning to
sing and for breaking voice.
Pain in nape of neck, shoulders and back and limbs.
Spinal pains. Pain in small of back with great weakness.
Excoriation between thighs. Left hand numb; arms feel
asleep; finger-nails thick, black, and rough,
matrix inflamed (Psor;Fluor.ac). Odema of lower
limbs. Toe-nails crippled. Stiffness and contraction of
toes. Nails brittle and crumbling. Nails deformed,
painful, sore, thick, and crippled. Cracks or fissures
in ends of fingers. Offensive perspiration of feet.
Rough, hard, persistent dryness of portions of skin
unaffected by eczema. Early stage of keloid and fibroma.
Pimples and acne.Eruptions, oozing out a sticky
exudation.. Rawness in bends of limbs, groins, neck,
behind ears.Unhealthy skin; every little injry
supprates.. Ulcers discharging a glutinous
fluid, thin and sticky. Swelling and induration of
glands. Gouty nodosities. Cracks in nipples, mouth,
between toes, anus. Phlegmonous erysipelas of face;
burning and stinging pain. Swelling of feet. Wens.
Chronic Poison Oak
Worse:warmth, at night, during and after
in the dark, from wrapping up.
Complementary:Argent.nit (follows well in gastric
derangements); Caustic; Hep;
Lycop; Ars; Tuber.
Petrol. Sep. Sulph; Sulph; Fluor ac. . The
associated constipation with mucus-covered stools and
gastric flatulency should be taken into consideration
and differentiate it from such remedies as Petrol.
and Lycop. (Raue).
Sixth to thirtieth potency. Locally as a cerate, in sore
Dr. Bhanja says that ,"In
my experience I find that Graph. is a;pt to cause very
great aggravation, even if correctly indicated. I
ascribe such aggravation to its administration in drop
dose. One or two medicated globules (medicated simply by
the touch of cord) in half or three-fourth ounce of
distilled water, to which just a few drops of rectified
spirit has been added and the whole content of the phial
has been successed ten times is or are deemed quite
sufficient and admirable for a dose."