Alumina homeopathy medicine, complete details of homeopathic remedy Alumina from Keynotes and Characteristics by H C Allen…

Alumina Adapted to persons who suffer from chronic diseases; “the Aconite of chronic diseases.”. Constitutions deficient in animal heat (Calcarea, Silicea). Spare, dry, thin subjects; dark complexion; mild, cheerful disposition; hypochondriacs; dry, tettery, itching eruption, worse in winter (Petroleum); intolerable itching of whole body when getting warm in bed (Sulphur); scratches until bleeds, then becomes painful. Time passes too slowly; an hour seems half a day (Cannabis indica).Alumina has  Inability to walk, except with the eyes open, and in the daytime; tottering and falling when closing eyes (Argentum nitricum, Gelsemium). Abnormal appetite; craving for starch, chalk, charcoal, cloves, coffee or tea grounds, acids and indigestible things (Cicuta, Psorinum); potatoes disagree. Alumina has Chronic eructations for years; worse in evening. All irritating things – salt, wine, vinegar, pepper – immediately produce cough. Constipation: no desire for and no ability to pass stool until there is a large accumulation (Melilotus); great straining, must grasp the seat of closet tightly; stool hard, knotty, like laurel berries, covered with mucus; of soft, clayey, adhering to parts (Platina). Alumina has Inactivity of rectum, even soft stool requires great straining (Anacardium, Platina, Silicea, Ver.). Constipation: of nursing children, from artificial food; bottle-fed babies; of old people (Lycopodium, Opium); of pregnancy, from inactive rectum (Sepia). Diarrhoea when she urinates. Has to strain at stool in order to urinate. Alumina has Leucorrhoea: acrid and profuse, running down to the heels (Syphilinum); worse during the daytime; > by cold bathing. After menses: exhausted physically and mentally, scarcely able to speak (Carbo animalis, Cocculus). Talking fatigues; faint and tired, must sit down.

Alumina Relationship. – Complementary: to Bryonia. Follows: Bryonia, Lachesis, Sulphur. Alumina is the chronic of Bryonia. Similar: to Barayta carbonica, Conium, in ailments of old people.

Aggravation. – In cold air; during winter; while sitting; from eating potatoes; after eating soups; on alternate days; at new and full moon.

Amelioration. – Mild summer weather; form warm drinks; while eating (Psorinum); in wet weather (Causticum). Alumina is one of the chief antidotes for lead poisoning; painter’s colic; ailments from lead.

H. C. Allen
Dr. Henry C. Allen, M. D. - Born in Middlesex county, Ont., Oct. 2, 1836. He was Professor of Materia Medica and the Institutes of Medicine and Dean of the faculty of Hahnemann Medical College. He served as editor and publisher of the Medical Advance. He also authored Keynotes of Leading Remedies, Materia Medica of the Nosodes, Therapeutics of Fevers and Therapeutics of Intermittent Fever.

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