Homeopathy Remedy Benzoic Acid


Very rarely, as an intercurrent, in any form of malarial fever $ Benzoic Acid homeopathy drug symptoms from Handbook of Materia Medica and Homeopathic Therapeutics by T.F. Allen, of the homeopathic remedy Benzoic Acid …


      Dissolve the pure crystals in Alcohol ( 1 to 9) for use.

General Action

      Produces symptoms of a uric-acid diathesis; pains in joints and tendons; great change in the quality of the urine.

Affinities-Carbol-ac., Berberis, Arnica, Ledum, Viola-t., Rhododendron, Sulphur

Generalities

      Emaciation. Trembling, with palpitation. Tearing and stitching, especially in metatarsal joints of r. great toe (Sulphur, Berberis). Pains change their place incessantly and suddenly, but are most constant in region of heart. Pain passes from the r. hand and appears in I. arm. extends downward into elbow, then appears in region of heat, later in thigh and ankle. Weariness; after menses.

Mind

      Hilarity, preventing sleep. Sadness. Anxiety while sweating. Activity of mind while at work,. afterwards anxiety. Omits words every moment while writing.

Head

      Aching after mental emotions. Confusion; with sleepiness. Sensation as if the were air in it. Excitement in morning when sneezing, with lightness. Sensation of shaking in it. Vertigo, making him fearful of falling sideways, (<) afternoon. Tired- feeling as from night-watching. Symptoms easily produced on uncovering or on exposure to a draught, and in morning on waking, and (<) during rest. symptoms return periodically and are often accompanied by pains in stomach, nausea, gagging and coldness of hands. symptoms are generally accompanied by depression, lassitude and loss of appetite.

Hard throbbing in temporal arteries. Pain in I. temple; hammering P. in temples, obliging him to lie down. Tearing in vertex. Pressure in vertex and spinal column forenoons while sitting, as if pressed by an elastic body, causing stretching, bending forward and anxiety. Pain in sides internally, with bruised sensation. Rheumatic pain on outside. Itching of hairy scalp.

Eyes

      Burning. Distress S. from want of sleep. Symptoms easily appeared in open air when walking, and when reading by candle- light. Throbbing in balls. Burning in lids. Itching in canthi; r. outer, then in r. inner.

Ears

      Swelling behind, which seem to reach periosteum. Intermittent shooting in r. Itching in I. starting. Puffing from pulsation of temporal arteries. Noises when swallowing. Sound as of confused voices, (<) swallowing or walking in open air.

Nose

      Redness at angles. Pain in bones. Pressure at root. Sensitiveness. Itching or septum. Irritation in I. nostril as before sneezing, with inability to sneeze. Sneezing, with hoarseness. Coryza from exposure to cold, renewed every day. Epistaxis. Smell dull. Smell as of dust, cabbage or something stinking. Symptoms appear especially in evening.

Face

      Circumscribed redness Pressive sensation. Tension in one side. Numb feeling. Symptoms (>) heat, pressure or rubbing. Trembling f lips. Lower lip bitten involuntarily two successive days at dinner.

Mouth

      Stitches in a r. lower hollow molar. Cutting pain in teeth. Darting pain in curious molars. Slow jerking in a r. upper molar. Tongue bluish. Velvety coat on tongue; white mucous coat on T. in morning. Soreness at back part of tongue, (<) swallowing; at root of r. and on palate, with rawness. Acid mucus in M. Taste of blood; bitter taste on drinking coffee or milk; B., with pressure at stomach and eructations; flat, soapy, after drinking water; salt, to food; smoky, to bread; after-taste of food. Symptoms of M and throat (>) after eating.

Throat

      Thyroid gland feels swollen. Sensation of swelling or contraction. Sensation of lumps in pit, as if food stuck there. Scratching. Heat, with sensation of stretching. Mucus. Swallowing difficult; S. incomplete. Heat in oesophagus, as from acid eructations.

Stomach

      Appetite increased in evening; lost morning. thirst in evening with sleepiness. Singultus. Nausea mornings; N., with malaise; with gagging and disturbances about head. Vomiting of a salt substance; bitter V. Gastric disturbances when ascending a height (in pregnant women). Pressure, with eructations. Burning. Fatigued by pressure of clothes on epigastrium. Symptoms (<) walking.

Abdomen

      Discharge of flatus in afternoon and evening. Tearing. Heat; spreading over body, with rapid pulse, increased sweat and excretion of phlegm indigestion and confusion of head Pain below I. short ribs. Superficial stitching midway in upper part of liver. Cutting about umbilicus, (>) stool. Tensive pain in groins.

Rectum, Anus and Stool

      Stitches in rectum; contraction of extremity of r. Urging to stool, with ineffectual straining. Stitches in anus in evening; formication in A. Bowels opened freely, with extraordinary pressure to stool. Stool; frothy; S. putrid, bloody; insufficient.

Clinical Diarrhoea, offensive, light colored, of a pungent, urinous odor; stools like soap-suds, very copious, odor is similar to that of the urine, which is dark and of very strong odor.

Urine

      Of repulsive odor (Rhododendron, violet., Sul., Sepia), changeable color, brownish (Carbo-ac., nitricum acidum, Arnica) cloudy, alkaline (Carb-ac), effervescing with hydrochloric acid, immediately after micturition white flocculent sediment of phosphate and carbonate of time, without uric acid, with pallor, weakness in loins and languor. Fetid, with prolapsus uteri. Aromatic. Bloody. Thick. Copious, turbid, with traces of urea, mere traces of hippuric acid. At first increased in quantity, not in frequency, afterwards frequent micturition, with strong pressing, urine aromatic odor (Carb-ac.), long retained, saline, the urinary symptoms (<) in forenoon. Decreased. Acid and irritant; with copious hippuric acid, with a base. Abundant hippuric acid after adding hydrochloric acid, but no uric acid. Disappearance of urea, but not uric acid.

Clinical Valuable especially or catarrh of the bladder, with offensive brown urine. Cystitis, with extremely offensive odor. Nocturnal enuresis, dark offensive urine. Kidney colic. Offensive, acid urine in rheumatism.

Sexual Organs

      Pain; raw. Smarting of fraenum preputii. Thrilling, almost painful sensation, on I. side of glands penis, extending into urethra, ending in tickling and itching. Itching of glans; in sulcus behind corona glandis. Menses too early; M retarded. Lochia too long-lasting.

Respiratory Organs

      Irritations. Hoarseness in morning, with sneezing and pleasant excitement and freedom of heat. Copious mucus in bronchi. Respiration whistling. Difficult breathing on waking. Cough; after a slight cold; excited by inspiration; from sensation of something rough or dry in chest; then expectoration of greenish mucus; hacking, after rising.

Clinical Asthma, especially in rheumatic persons. Inflammation of bronchi and lungs, with great tenderness of the chest, cough (<) night lying on r. side.

Chest

      Stitches in middle; in evening in evening in bed, (<) deep breathing; In r. side. Cutting. Pain in I. about sixth rib, (<) deep inspiration and by bending to either side; on sides; about r. thirds rib, midway between sternum aside; deep penetrating, posteriorly in I. side, about sixth rib. Painful; starting. Agitation. Rough sensation. Swollen sensation; in mammary gland. Burning in nipples Can scarcely bear pressure of clothing.

Heart and Pulse

      Pain in region of H. constriction of H. Weak feeling in region. Palpitation, waking after midnight and every night at 2 A.M., with heat and head pulse, sleep prevented by throbbing of temporal arteries; P. while sitting and after drinking; with trembling. Intermittent beats; Undulating beating. Pulse accelerated; slow; full.

Clinical Has been prescribed in valvular diseases of the heart.

Neck and Back

      Pressure in nape, Stiffness on one side of neck.. Pressure on spinal column. Pain in r. side between tenth dorsal vertebra and side between tenth dorsal vertebra and side; in region of kidneys; starting in loins. Trunk symptoms (<) no motion after long sitting, at night on going to bed and on blowing nose.

Extremities

      Cricking in joints and cracking on motion. Tearing in various parts, with stitches; T. in r. toes, especially in their middle joints, then in r. knee, last joint of metacarpal bone and of I. thumb, in lower part of r. radius, etc.

Clinical Gout and rheumatism, with swelling of joints, with the peculiar urinary symptoms. Valuable in rheumatic gout of the fingers, nodes very painful, with the urinary symptoms (Arnica). Gouty deposits in wrists. Swellings of the wrist (ganglion) Gout of great toe.

Upper Extremities

      Sensation of swelling under axillae. Stitches on outer surface of r. arm in evening then on inner surface of I., Tearing in bones of arm; are outer surface of writs, as if in bones. Fingers swollen; with tearing and stitching in various parts of limbs. especially in front at metatarsal joint of r. great toe. Tearing in metacarpal joint of I. thumb; deep in upper joints of I. indeed. Pain in joins of r. fingers.; paralytic pain in fingers.

Lower Extremities

      Sensation as if bandaged. Lassitude; in r. hip. Tearing in posterior surface of thigh. Pain in gastrocnemii in r. hip.; in I. hip, then in thigh, next in knees, then in toes; in I. hip, in knee and worse in toes, leaving the toes it seats itself in muscle of calf and then in knee, leaving these parts it appears in r. in drawing P. in knees after drinking wine. Dry sensation in knee. Pain in r. tendo-achillis, and at the same time in region of heart, then in I. tendo-achillis; in I. tendo-achillis, close to os calcis, while suppurating a slight part of weight of body. Sharp pain in I. ankle during the time it supports the body while walking.

Toes-Stitch perpendicularly upward through r. great, in morning while lying, then burning, which increases gradually to a stitch, then in r. great toe, from which it vanishes with a thrill. Deep sticking tearing in lowest joint of great (Ledum, Sulph). Pain raw P. between. Numbness.

Skin

      Red spots on fingers; on nose. Formication in forehead. Itching on various parts, then an agreeable feeling of being scratched, leaving burning: I. on chin; in nape: I. in r. palm in evening, with deep tearing in metacarpal joints of little and ring fingers.

Sleep

      Sleepiness, with dullness of head. Deep sleep. Starting up from S. Disturbed by dreams.

Fever

      Horripilation before stool. Coldness, with feeling of heat: C., then heat and sweat. Cold sensation in head. Coldness of back; at sacrum; of hands; feet; knees; of knees, as from a cold wind; of hands, with head symptoms. Heat during the coryza; H., with sweat. Internal H. on waking; internal H. wakes every night at 2.A.M. with a hard-bounding, abut not quickened pulse, so that he must lie on his back because he pulsations of temporal arteries sound like puffing in ears and prevent sleep. Heat of face; on one half of F.; around mouth. Sweat; morning in bed, especially on face, with moderate heat; at night; while eating; while walking; on disappearance of other symptoms; with anxiety; with itching; of feet; with aromatic odor. Cold sweat on head; on face; on feet. Exhalation from skin diminished.

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.