Carbo Vegetabilis


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


COMMON NAME:

      VEGETABLE CHARCOAL.

Symptoms

      Especially adapted to adynamic diseases with great prostration (Arsenicum) (Bt.).

Low, grave, depraved or cachectic state (Arsenicum, China, Phosphorus, Secale) (B.).

Inflammation of parotid gland (parotitis); with metastasis to the testes (Arsenicum, Jab., Natrum muriaticum, Pulsatilla, Rhus toxicodendron; with metastasis to the mammae–Pulsatilla) (K.).

Burning pain in exterior parts, in ulcers and in bones (Arsenicum).

Pressing sensation in inner parts (Belladonna, Coloc., Nux vomica, Pulsatilla).

In the morning, when rising from the bed, the limbs feel as though broken (Cocc., Eup-P., Plb.).

Paralytic tearing in the limbs with flatulency and difficulty of breathing (Lycopodium, Nux vomica).

BAD EFFECTS FROM THE LOSS OF FLUIDS (Carb-An., Cinchona, Acid phosphoricum.).

Great debility, much worse from the smallest exertion of body or mind, worse towards noon (Arsenicum).

Pricking from above downwards.

Pain with anxiety, heat, despairing hopelessness, and debility after the pain.

Pulsations here and there in the body (Natrum muriaticum).

Trembling and twitching of the limbs through the day.

BAD EFFECTS FROM WINE INTOXICATION THE DAY PREVIOUS (Cocc., Ipecac., Nux vomica, Pulsatilla).

Bad effects from cold drinking whilst overheated (Ant-C., Bryonia, Pulsatilla).

Chronic, mal-treated cases of ague; paroxysms irregular (Ipecac., Pulsatilla) (Bt.).

Intermittent fevers, with thirst only during the cold stage (Apis, Arnica, Ignatia, Natrum muriaticum).

Chill predominates in the hands and feet; complexion very sallow; great accumulation of flatus; stomach bloated; spleen swollen and painful; with sour and profuse sweats (Bt.).

Frequent sneezing, with constant and violent crawling and tickling in the nose (All-C., Arsenicum, Sabad.) (N.).

SEVERE NOSE-BLEED, LONG CONTINUED, OR SEVERAL TIMES DAILY FOR WEEKS (Phosphorus) (N.).

Ears too dry (Calcarea, Graphites, Lachesis, Nux vomica) (N.).

Deafness: after the acute exanthemata, or abuse of mercury (Pulsatilla, Silicea, Sulphur) (N.).

Discharges from the ears: bloody; brownish; excoriating; fetid; ichorous; offensive; purulent; suppressed; or watery (K.).

OTORRHOEA AS A SEQUELA OF MEASLES OR SCARLET FEVER (Bovista, Crotalus horridus, Lycopodium, Mercurius, Acid nitricum, Pulsatilla, Sulphur) (K.).

FACE: VERY PALE, GRAYISH YELLOW OR HIPPOCRATIC (Aethusa, Ant-T., Arsenicum, China, Lachesis, Secale, Tabacum, Veratrum) (N.).

AFTER A FEW MOUTHFUL THERE IS A SENSE OF REPLETION (China, Lycopodium, Platina, Sepia, Sulphur) (D.).

FLATULENCY: VERY FETID SMELL; FLATULENT COLIC (China, Coloc., Dioscorea, Magnesia phos., Nux vomica, Pulsatilla).

Gastralgia: stomach distended with flatulence; worse lying down (Dioscorea, Nux vomica, Pulsatilla) (N.).

COLIC FROM FLATULENCE (Argentum nitricum, Coloc., Dioscorea, Nat-S., Nux vomica, Sepia) (N.).

ABDOMEN FULL TO BURSTING (Argentum nitricum, China, Lycopodium, Nux vomica, Pulsatilla, Raph.) (N.).

Sensation as if the oesophagus was contracted (Cact., Ignatia, Kali carb., Merc-C., Phosphorus, Sulph-Ac.) (Bt.).

The most innocent food disagrees (Calcarea phos., China, Hepar, Lachesis, Lycopodium, Nux-M., Sepia) (G.).

FREQUENT ERUCTATIONS, WHICH AFFORD ONLY TEMPORARY RELIEF (Ant-T., Argentum nitricum, Carb- S., Dioscorea, Graphites, Ignatia, Kali bichromicum, Kali carb., Lycopodium, Sanguinaria) (G.).

Neglected pneumonia, with expectoration of a dirty, yellow colour, and smelling badly (Kali carb.) (G.).

Has helped in a few desperate cases of pneumonia, last stage, with marked dyspnoea, cold breath, general coldness, weak pulse, and a tendency to collapse (R.).

Wheezing and rattling of mucus in the chest (Ant-T.) (Br.).

Great and long-lasting hoarseness (Causticum) (G.).

HOARSENESS IN THE EVENING (Arg-M., Bromium, Carb-An., Carbon sulph., Causticum, Graphites, Kali bichromicum, Mang., Phosphorus, Rumx., Sulphur).

Indicated where the patient is troubled with occasional spells of long coughing attacks (Arsenicum, Conium, Kali bichromicum, Kali carb., Lachesis, Phosphorus, Seneg.).

Greenish and fetid expectoration (Kali-I., Silicea) (G.).

AIR HUNGER (Arsenicum, Aurum, Calc-I., China, Iodium, Kali-I., Lachesis, Lycopodium, Pulsatilla, Sulphur) (B.).

Bronchitis of the aged with profuse, yellow and fetid expectoration (Bl.).

WANTS TO BE FANNED (Ant-T., Apis, China, Ferrum, Medorrhinum, Sulphur). (K.).

DYSPNOEA: WORSE WHILE LYING; WANTS DOORS AND WINDOWS OPEN; BETTER FROM ERUCTATIONS (Aurum, Nux vomica) (K.).

Profuse and constant salivation of stringy saliva (Kali bichromicum) (Be.).

Tongue painfully sensitive when chewing; gums become loosened and retracted from the teeth (Kali-P., Mercurius, Acid nitricum, Staphysagria) (N.).

Burning in the chest as from glowing coals (Arsenicum, Phosphorus) (R.).

Menstruation too early and too profuse (Arsenicum, Belladonna, Bovista, Calcarea, Calcarea phos., China, Cocc., Cyclamen, Ferrum, Ipecac., Natrum muriaticum, Nux vomica, Phosphorus, Platina, Rat., Rhus toxicodendron, Sabina).

Varicose veins in the vulva and about the external genitals (Ambr., Calcarea, Hamamelis, Lycopodium, Nux vomica, Thuja, Zincum met.) (N.).

Cough, with expectoration in the morning, greenish purulent, sometimes brownish (N.).

Great weakness or general prostration with cold knees at night in bed (N.).

Ulcers: secreting a foul, ichorous pus emitting an offensive odour (Acid nitricum). (Bt.).

Frequent involuntary, putrid, cadaverous smelling stools, followed by burning in the anus (Aloe) (N.).

Large protruding, blue haemorrhoids, sometimes suppurating, burning, and emitting a terrible odour (Lachesis) (N.).

Dyspepsia: from over-eating or high living (Ant-C., Kali-M., Nux vomica, Pulsatilla) (D.).

Aversion to milk, which makes him flatulent (R.).

MUCH BELCHING OF SOUR, RANCID FOOD. (Alumina, Bar-C., Calcarea, Cyclamen, Ferr-I., Graphites, Kali bichromicum, Laur., Mercurius, Phosphorus, Pulsatilla, Sulphur) (G.).

Craves acids, sweets, and salted things (Argentum nitricum, Calcarea, Calcarea sulph., Medorrhinum, Natrum muriaticum, Plb., Sulphur) (K.).

Burning distress in the stomach (Arsenicum, Cantharis, Caps., Cicuta, Colchicum, Phosphorus, Secale, Sulphur) (Bt.).

Chronic dyspepsia of the aged (Ant-C., Lycopodium, Silicea) (D.).

Cardialgia in nursing women (G.).

Stomach troubles from abuse of alcohol (Nux vomica) (D.).

UNCEASING EMISSIONS OF FLATULENCE BY THE RECTUM (Agaricus, Aloe., Argentum nitricum, Carbon sulph., China, Coloc., Dioscorea, Graphites, Lycopodium, Nat-S., Olnd., Pulsatilla, Staphysagria, Sulphur) (G.).

CAN NOT BEAR TIGHT CLOTHING AROUND THE WAIST AND ABDOMEN (Lachesis, Lycopodium, Nux vomica). (Br.).

Humidity of the skin (moist exanthemata.).

Blue colour of the body with terrible cardiac anxiety and icy coldness of the surface (Digitalis, Lachesis, Phosphorus).

Indented tongue (Ant-T., Arsenicum, Chelidonium, Dulcamara, Hydrastis, Ignatia, Iodium, Kali-I., Mercurius, Plb., Podophyllum, Rhus toxicodendron, Sepia, Stramonium, Syphilinum) (K.).

Looseness of the teeth, with bleeding from the gums, which are very sensitive when chewing (Hepar) (N.).

Haemorrhage from broken down condition of the mucous membranes anywhere, attended with great paleness of the skin (N.).

Vital powers low, venous system predominates (Lachesis, Secale) (N.).

GUMS BLEED READILY AND ARE SPONGY (Lachesis, Mercurius, Acid nitricum, Phosphorus, Sulphur) (Bt.).

Pure blood flows into mouth after sucking the teeth (Amm-C., Bovista, Kali bichromicum, Nit- Ac., Rat., Zincum met.) (R.).

Induration of the glands, inguinal and axillary, particularly of syphilitic origin, when the induration is hard as a stone (Bad., Carb-An., Iodium, Merc-IF., Silicea) (D.).

Weakness of memory and slowness of thought (Bar-C., Calcarea, Conium, Kali-P., Lycopodium, Natrum muriaticum, Phosphorus, Silicea) (A.).

IN THE LAST STAGES OF DISEASE, WITH COPIOUS COLD SWEAT, COLD BREATH, COLD TONGUE, AND LOSS OF VOICE, THE REMEDY MAY SAVE A LIFE. (A.).

Ailments: from quinine, abuse of mercury, salt, salted meats, spoiled fish, meats or fats, or from getting overheated (Ant-C.) (A.).

PULSE IMPERCEPTIBLE, SMALL OR SOFT (Camph., Veratrum) (G.).

Pulmonary haemorrhage, with burning pains in the lungs, coldness of the skin and desire to be found (China) (R.).

Anaemic, especially after acute diseases, which have greatly depleted the patients (N.).

Useful for persons who have never fully recovered from the exhausting effects of some previous illness; has never recovered from the effects of typhoid, etc. (N.).

Want of susceptibility to well-selected remedies (Ambr., Laur., Psorinum, Opium, Sulphur, Valer.) (A.).

Dark, turbid urine (Apis, Arnica, Arsenicum, Benz-Ac., Kali carb., Opium, Terebintha) (F.).

Is an excellent remedy for the terrible dyspnoea of chronic aortitis, especially when the patient has become very anaemic, dropsical, etc. (Arsenicum, Cuprum, Lachesis) (F.).

May be administered in carbuncle, particularly when the affected parts are bluish or livid, and when the discharges are offensive and associated with burning pains. (F.).

Flatus: hot, moist and offensive. (Br.).

Acrid, corrosive moisture from the rectum (Paeon.) (Br.).

Discharge of blood from the rectum (Hamamelis, Ipecac., Acid nitricum, Phosphorus) (Br.).

Excoriation of anus (Aloe., Mercurius, Sulphur) (Br.).

Stools of foul blood and mucus (Hamamelis, Merc-C., Acid nitricum, Sulphur) (Bt.).

Lymphatic swellings, with suppurations and burning pains (Ars-I., Lachesis).

Morning leucorrhoea, discharges very acrid, excoriating the parts (G.).

Aphthae of the vulva, with much itching, heat and redness (Calcarea, Kreosotum, Graphites, Acid nitricum, Sulphur) (G.).

Extraordinary rush of voluptuous thoughts (Cantharis, Hyoscyamus, Phosphorus, Platina) (G.).

Frequent emissions (Dioscorea, Kali-P., Nux vomica, Acid phosphoricum., Sulphur) (Bt.).

Onanism during sleep (Camph., Platina, Thuja) (G.).

Icy coldness of the parts; they have a livid, purple look (gangrena senilis) (Bt.).

AGGRAVATION:

      In the morning; at night; before falling asleep; from the abuse of quinine and mercury; on rising from the bed; while walking in the open air., from butter, pork or fat food; from singing or reading aloud; and in warm, damp weather.

AMELIORATION:

      From eructations; from being fanned; in the open air; from loosening the clothing around the waist; and lying down.

RELATIONSHIP:

      complementary: China and Kali carb.

ANTIDOTES: Arsenicum, Camph., Coffea, Lachesis, and Sp-Nitr-D., Carbo vegetabilis, itself ANTIDOTES; China, Lachesis, and Mercurius

Compare: Ant-T., Arsenicum, Calcarea, Carbo-A., China, Ferrum, Graphites, Kali carb., Lachesis, Lycopodium, Mercurius, Natrum muriaticum, Nux vomica, Phosphorus, Acid phosphoricum., Secale, Sepia, Sulphur, and Veratrum

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)