Carbo Animalis

Carbo Animalis symptoms of the homeopathy remedy from Keynotes and Red Line Symptoms by Adolph von Lippe. What are the symptoms of Carbo Animalis? Keynote indications and uses of Carbo Animalis…




      Disease of elderly persons with marked venous plethora, blue cheeks, blue lips and great debility (A.).

Sensation of numbness, as if, in fact, the part had gone to sleep in many parts, especially the head (Causticum, Kali-Br., Nux vomica, Phosphorus, Rhus toxicodendron).

RHEUMATIC STIFFNESS OF THE JOINTS (Agaricus, Arsenicum, Belladonna, Calcarea, Causticum, Colchicum, Form., Kali carb., Ledum, Lycopodium, Natrum muriaticum, Petroleum, Rhus toxicodendron, Sepia, Silicea, Staphysagria, Sulphur).

Pressing pain in the joints and muscles of the limbs (Alumina, Calcarea, Clem., Coloc., Kali carb., Ledum, Nat-S., Par.).

Pain in the hip-joints at night (Belladonna, Coloc., Ferrum, Kali bichromicum, Kali carb., Kali- I., Lachesis, Mercurius, Nat-S., Petroleum, Rhus toxicodendron, Sulphur, Syphilinum, tarent.).

Burning pains (Apis, Arsenicum, Caps., Carbo vegetabilis, Lachesis, Phosphorus, Sepia, Sulphur).

WEAKNESS AND EASY DISLOCATION OF THE JOINTS (Calcarea, Causticum, Coloc., Lycopodium, Pulsatilla, Rhus toxicodendron, Sulphur, Thuja).

Tension and contraction of the parts (Cuprum, Magnesia phos., Rhus toxicodendron, Secale).

Earthy coloured face, with copper coloured spots on both the face and body (Bt.).


Often troubled with severe headache (Belladonna, Bryonia, Ferrum, Gelsemium, Kali bichromicum, Lachesis, Natrum muriaticum, Nux vomica, Pulsatilla, Rhus toxicodendron, Sepia, Silicea, Verat-V.) (Bt.).

Teeth very sensitive to the least cold air (Aconite, Belladonna, Calcarea, Magnesia phos., Natrum muriaticum, Ox-Ac., Sin-N.) (Bt.).

Tearing pains in the teeth from salt food (Bt.).

Ankles turn when walking (A.).

Joints weak: easily sprained by slight exertion (Ledum) (A.).

Easily strained from lifting even small weights (Rhus toxicodendron) (A.).

Sour taste in the mouth (Argentum nitricum, Calcarea, Ignatia, Lycopodium, Magnesia carb., Nat-Arsenicum, Natrum carbonicum, Nux vomica, Phosphorus) (K.).

LOOSENESS OF THE TEETH (Amm-C., Bryonia, Carbo vegetabilis, Causticum, Hyoscyamus, Lycopodium, Mercurius, Merc- C., Acid nitricum, Phosphorus, Silicea, Staphysagria), WITH BLEEDING GUMS (Bar-C., Bovista, Calcarea, Carbo vegetabilis, Crotalus horridus, Lachesis, Mercurius, Merc-C., Natrum muriaticum, Acid nitricum) (Bt.).

Great weakness of digestion (a very valuable remedy for a host of digestive ailments).

WEAK, SORE, EMPTY FEELING AT THE PIT OF THE STOMACH (Ant-C., Cocc., Digitalis, Helleborus, Hydrastis, Ignatia, Lac-C., Mercurius, Murx., Nux vomica, Phosphorus).

Glandular diseases of a scirrhous nature with fetid discharges, accompanied with great prostration and debility (Bt.).

PAINFUL INDURATION OF THE GLANDS OF THE MAMMAE (Aster., Belladonna, Bryonia, Calcarea, Causticum, Chamomilla, Conium, Graphites, Iodium, Mercurius, Phytolacca, Silicea, Sulphur, Thuja, Ustilago).

HARD, PAINFUL NODES IN BREASTS (Bell-P., Bufo., Calcarea fluorica., Carbo vegetabilis, Conium, Cundurango, Graphites, Iodium, Kreosotum, Lac-C., Lycopodium, Acid nitricum, Phytolacca, Sil). (B.).

SPONGY ULCERS AND EXCRESCENCES (Lachesis, Phosphorus, Thuja).

Great numbness and languor in the thighs, particularly during the menses (G.).

FOUL, EXHAUSTING SWEATS AT NIGHT, STAINING YELLOW (Graphites, Lachesis, Mercurius, Silicea). (B.).

Copper coloured exanthemata (Alumina, Arsenicum, Ars-I., Aurum, Calcarea, Cor-R., Kali-I., Kreosotum, Lycopodium, Mercurius, Mezer., Acid nitricum, Psorinum, Syphilinum).

In all the female diseases the patient is extremely prostrated; can hardly stand up (Cocc., Sepia, Stann.) (Bt.).


Menses; too soon; last long, but not profuse; feels so exhausted during its continuance, she is hardly able to speak (G.).

Violent pressing in the lions, the small of the back, and the thighs, during the menses (Kali carb., Nux vomica, Sabina, Vib-O.) (G.).

WATERY, ACRID, BURNING, LEUCORRHOEA (Alumina, Borax, Calcarea, Calcarea sulph., Kreosotum, Pulsatilla, Sepia, Sulphur), PARTICULARLY WHEN WALKING (Aesculus, Alumina, Aurum, Bovista, Calcarea, Graphites, Kreosotum, Lac-C., Mag-M., Natrum muriaticum, Phosphorus, Sarsaparilla, Sepia, Sulphur, Tuberculinum); TURNS THE LINEN YELLOW (Chelidonium, Kreosotum, Prun.). (G.).

Uterus hard and swollen (Alumina, Alumn., Aurum, Aur-M., Belladonna, China, Conium, Helonias, Iodium, Kali-Br., Lyss., Pall., Platina, Sepia, tarent.). (Bt.).

Adolph Lippe
Adolph Lippe (born near Goerlitz, Prussia, 11 May 1812; died in Philadelphia, 23 January 1888) was a homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. Adolph got a legal education at Berlin. After completing his legal studies, Lippe became interested in homeopathy, and emigrated to the United States in 1837 to further his study. In 1838, he enrolled in the North American Academy of Homeopathy at Allentown, Pennsylvania, from where he graduated in 1841. He settled in Philadelphia, where from 1863 until 1868 he was professor of materia medica in the Homeopathic College of Pennsylvania. Besides some essays and treatises from the French, German, and Italian which became standards, Lippe was the author of:
Comparative Materia Medica (Philadelphia, 1854)
Text-Book of Materia Medica (1866)