Carbolic Acid

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




      Useful in cases of burns, when the affected parts ulcerate (Arsenicum, Cantharis, Nat- C.) (F.).

Putrid discharges from the mouth, nose, throat, nostrils, rectum and vagina (Anthracinum, Arsenicum, Baptisia, Carbo vegetabilis, Lachesis, Mercurius, Acid nitricum, Psorinum, Pyrog., Sulphur) (A.).

Headache, better from binding the head (Argentum nitricum, Bryonia, Mag-M., Pulsatilla, Silicea) (K.).


Dull, heavy frontal headache (Bryonia, Nux vomica, Sepia) (A.).

Headache, worse from mental exertion, and better from smoking (Am-C., Aranea, Calcarea phos., Naja.) or strong tea (Gloninum) (K.).

Flatulence of the aged depending upon an imperfect digestion (Anti-C., Carbo vegetabilis, Lycopodium) (D.).

Acidity and burning in the stomach (Arsenicum, Calcarea, Carbo vegetabilis, Natrum phos., Sulphur) (D.).

Menses too profuse and dark coloured (Cyclamen, Kali-P., Lachesis, Secale) (C.).

Irritating leucorrhoea causing itching and burning (Kreosotum, Acid nitricum, Sulphur) (Br.).

BLACK URINE (Colchicum, Digitalis, Natrum muriaticum) (F.).

ALKALINE URINE (Baptisia, Ferrum, Fluor-Ac.) (C.).

Leucorrhoea: acrid, copious, fetid, green (Apis, Argentum nitricum, Bovista, Carbo vegetabilis, Cub., Kali-P., Lachesis, Mercurius, Natrum muriaticum, Acid nitricum, Pulsatilla, Sepia) (A.).

Erosions of cervix; fetid, acrid discharge (Aurum, Acid nitricum, Rhus toxicodendron) (Br.).

Puerperal fever, with offensive discharge (Arnica, Arsenicum, Bryonia, Carbo vegetabilis, Kali-P., Pyrog.) (Br.).

Mental and bodily languor (Arsenicum, Conium, Gelsemium, Kali-P., Silicea) (Br.).

Disinclination to study (Aloe., Baptisia, Chelidonium, China, Lec., Nux vomica, Phosphorus) (Br.).

FOETOR ORIS (Arsenicum, Aurum, Baptisia, Carbo vegetabilis, Graphites, Hepar, Kali-P., Lachesis, Mercurius, Acid nitricum, Phosphorus, Sulphur) (B.).

Constant belching of large quantities of wind (Carbo vegetabilis, Lycopodium, Pulsatilla) (C.).

Longing for whisky and tobacco (Asarum europaeum, Carbo vegetabilis) (A.).

Vomiting: of drunkards, in pregnancy, sea-sickness, or cancer; of dark, olive- green fluid (Pyrog.) (A.).

Malignant scarlatina and variola (Amm-C., Arsenicum, Lachesis, Phosphorus, Stramonium) (A.).

Vesicular eruptions all over the body, which itch excessively; better after rubbing, but leaving a burning pain (Sulphur) (N.).

Itching of the scalp (Causticum, Graphites, Sepia, Silicea, Sulphur) (C.).

Carbolic Acid PAINS ARE TERRIBLE; COME SUDDENLY, LAST A SHORT TIME, AND DISAPPEAR SUDDENLY (Argentum nitricum, Belladonna, Ignatia, Kali bichromicum, Magnesia phos., Acid nitricum, Phytolacca, Spigelia) (A.).

Physical exertion, even much walking, brings on abscess in some part, but generally in the right ear (Cp.).

Lacerated wounds from blunt instruments; bones bare, crushed; much sloughing of soft parts (Calendula) (A.).


Dysentery: fluid mucus, like scrapings of mucous membranes, and great tenesmus (Cantharis, Merc-C.,) (A.).

Diarrhoea; stool thin, involuntary, black, of an intolerable odour (Arsenicum, Carb- V., Kali-P., Sulphur) (A.).

Scarlet fever, with marked tendency to destruction of tissue internally, and fetid odour (Arsenicum, Baptisia, Kali-P., Lachesis) (Br.).

CONSTIPATION, WITH HORRIBLY OFFENSIVE BREATH (Aurum, Carbo vegetabilis, Nux vomica, Opium, Psorinum) (A.).

Ozaena, with fetor and ulceration (Kali bichromicum, Merc-C., Acid nitricum, Silicea, Thuja) (Br.).

Throat: ulcerated patches on inside of lips and cheeks; faces red and covered with exudation; putrid discharge; almost impossible to swallow (Lachesis, Mur-Ac., Acid nitricum) (Br.).

Cramps in the fore part of the leg, close to the tibia, during walking (Br.).

Easily fatigued by the least walk (C.).

Pain in the loin, worse when straightening himself and by jolting while riding (C.).

Stertorous respiration (Amm-C., Ant-T., Apis., Arsenicum, Camph., China, Cuprum, Gelsemium, Gloninum, Hyoscyamus, Lachesis, Laur., Lycopodium, Acid nitricum, Nux vomica, Opium, Phosphorus, Pulsatilla, Spongia, Stramonium) (K.).

Orbital neuralgia over the right eye (C.).


      While walking; when straightening oneself; by jolting; and from mental exertion.


      From smoking; from strong tea; from rubbing; and by binding.


      Similar to; Arsenicum, Baptisia, Carbo vegetabilis, Gelsemium, Hydr-Ac., Kali-P., Kreosotum, Lachesis, Merc-C., Mur-Ac., Acid nitricum, Petro., Phosphorus, Pic-Ac., Rhus toxicodendron, Silicea, Sulphur, and Thuja

Compare: Arsenicum, Kreosotum and Sulph. in burns, and Gelsemium, Mercurius, and Sulph. in ulcers with unhealthy, offensive discharges.

Carbolic Acid is antidoted by dilute cider vinegar, either externally or internally, when the said acid has been swallowed accidentally, or taken for suicidal purposes.

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)