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Alumina



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Adapted to persons who suffer from chronic diseases; “the Aconite of chronic diseases.”. Constitutions deficient in animal heat (Cal., Sil.). Spare, dry, thin subjects; dark complexion; mild, cheerful disposition; hypochondriacs; dry, tettery, itching eruption, worse in winter (Petr.); intolerable itching of whole body when getting warm in bed (Sulph.); scratches until bleeds, then becomes painful. Time passes too slowly; an hour seems half a day (Can. Ind.). Inability to walk, except with the eyes open, and in the daytime; tottering and falling when closing eyes (Arg. n., Gels.). Abnormal appetite; craving for starch, chalk, charcoal, cloves, coffee or tea grounds, acids and indigestible things (Cic., Psor.); potatoes disagree. Chronic eructations for years; worse in evening. All irritating things – salt, wine, vinegar, pepper – immediately produce cough. Constipation: no desire for and no ability to pass stool until there is a large accumulation (Melil.); great straining, must grasp the seat of closet tightly; stool hard, knotty, like laurel berries, covered with mucus; of soft, clayey, adhering to parts (Plat.). Inactivity of rectum, even soft stool requires great straining (Anac., Plat., Sil., Ver.). Constipation: of nursing children, from artificial food; bottle-fed babies; of old people (Lyc., Op.); of pregnancy, from inactive rectum (Sep.). Diarrhoea when she urinates. Has to strain at stool in order to urinate. Leucorrhoea: acrid and profuse, running down to the heels (Syph.); worse during the daytime; > by cold bathing. After menses: exhausted physically and mentally, scarcely able to speak (Carbo an., Coc.). Talking fatigues; faint and tired, must sit down.

Relationship. – Complementary: to Bryonia. Follows: Bry., Lach., Sulph. Alumina is the chronic of Bryonia. Similar: to Bar. c., Con., in ailments of old people.

Aggravation. – In cold air; during winter; while sitting; from eating potatoes; after eating soups; on alternate days; at new and full moon.

Amelioration. – Mild summer weather; form warm drinks; while eating (Psor.); in wet weather (Caust.). Alumina is one of the chief antidotes for lead poisoning; painter’s colic; ailments from lead.

H.C.Allen

Dr. Henry C. Allen, M. D. - Born in Middlesex county, Ont., Oct. 2, 1836. He was Professor of Materia Medica and the Institutes of Medicine and Dean of the faculty of Hahnemann Medical College. He served as editor and publisher of the Medical Advance. He also authored Keynotes of Leading Remedies, Materia Medica of the Nosodes, Therapeutics of Fevers and Therapeutics of Intermittent Fever.

Comments

  1. Muhammad Zaman

    May 20, 2010

    Alumina is the best remady for problems associated with use of Aluminium utincels for coocking or eating, which ofcourse are to be discarded

  2. Peter

    July 26, 2010

    Alumina is the best remedy for self-proclaimed “skeptics”.
    – Absence of ideas
    – Extremely peevish and obstinate
    – Disposition to be angry
    – Obstinate, and contradictory humour
    – Dissatisfied with everything
    – He takes everything in the worse sense
    – Consciousness is not clear
    – He feels low-spirited
    – Constantly possessed by bad thoughts
    – Anxious, reflective, peevish mood
    – Not disposed for anything
    – Is opposed to the wishes of other people
    – discontented as if not enough had been done
    – He sneers at everybody contemptuously
    – Indifference, absence of mind, and peevishness
    – Continual great weakness of memory (especially for the evidence that homeopathy works)

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