CARBONEUM SULFURATUM – Homeopathic Medicine

CARBONEUM SULFURATUM homeopathic drug picture symptoms from A Primer of Materia Medica by T.F. Allen, of the homeopathy remedy CARBONEUM SULFURATUM…

General Action

      It produces paralysis, with symptoms of intense congestion of nerve centres. Cerebral excitement followed by depression. General hyperaesthesia, then anaesthesia, etc.


      Tremblings of muscles and of fibrillae. Darting pains in almost every part of the body. The whole body seems swollen. Anaesthesia, preceded by hyperaesthesia, these followed by tremblings. Great weakness and fainting, or partial syncope, with convulsive movements of limbs. Progressive multiple neuritis; hemiplegia of the right side; aggravation from tobacco, wine and beer.


      Great excitement at night; has to be confined. Delirium, with incoherent talking. Hallucinations of sight and hearing, especially magnificent objects. Changeable mood; extravagant gaiety or destructive anger; idiocy and childishness. Memory lost. Does not know what to do with things in the hands. Headache, as from a tight cap; worse towards evening and on moving the head. Confusion.


      Sunken, fixed, without expression. Inflammation, followed by atrophy of the optic nerve.


      Deafness, as if ears were obstructed by a fixed substance.


      Bleeding, smell lost.


      Face pale, with clammy sweat. Lips blue, moist, with convulsive movements.


      Toothache drawing, (<) cold at night and better after midnight. Tongue cold, burning, stiff. Anaesthesia of mucous membrane of mouth and throat.


      Ravenous appetite, coming irregularly, lost. Eructations sour after coughing; burning; nausea on coming in or going out, (>) eructations or vomiting. Vomiting of food, with glairy mucus. Distention, (>) noisy eructations. Heartburn, (<) pressure. Warmth in the pit of the stomach, extending from the chest to head and down to abdomen.


      Flatulence, (>) stool. Numerous symptoms caused by flatulence. Diarrhoea; fetid diarrhoea alternating with constipation; of yellow, frothy, sour-smelling fluid, nights, with retraction of umbilicus and tenesmus.

Urinary Organs

      Urging to urinate; passes but few drops at a time, with burning in the urethra, and tenesmus in the neck of the bladder. Cannot retain the urine long. Micturition painful and slow, with tenesmus, even bloody urine. During micturition cutting, smarting and burning. Urine albuminous, turbid.

Sexual Organs

      At first sexual desire increased, then lost. Penis shriveled. Testicles atrophy. Impotency. Frequent profuse emissions at night.

Respiratory Organs

      Cough from irritability of the larynx. Voice feeble, of a deep tone. Cough after lying down from tickling in the posterior part of the palate, straining the chest and making it sore. Oppressed respiration. Emphysema of the lungs. Oppression and fulness in the chest, or constriction, as if expiration were impeded, (>) deep respirations in open air, (<) ascending steps.

Heart and Pulse

      Anaemic murmur. Murmur of first sound extended along the great vessels.


      Emaciation. Paralysis. Trembling. Lightning-like pains, with cramps, with rigidity. Formication, tingling as from electric currents. Weakness, especially of the legs, with numbness and coldness. Stiffness. OEdema. Trembling of the upper extremities. Diminished sensibility of the arms and hands. Cannot grasp anything with the fingers. Fingers swollen, insensible. Fingers rigid and stiff. An awkward gait, unsteady and tottering, worse in the dark, or closing the eyes. Insensibility of the lower extremities, muscular pains. Contraction of the muscles of the calves, painful. Pains in the joints of the feet, as if dislocated. Insensibility of the feet, does not know when they touch the ground.


      Eruptions on the face, red, elevated, as if after beer; face feels bloated. Itching in various parts. Formication of the skin.

TF Allen
Dr. Timothy Field Allen, M.D. ( 1837 - 1902)

Born in 1837in Westminster, Vermont. . He was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy
Dr. Allen compiled the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica over the course of 10 years.
In 1881 Allen published A Critical Revision of the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica.