Nitric acid

Nitric Acid homeopathy medicine. Complete details about homeopathy remedy nitric acid. from Keynotes and Characteristics by H C Allen…

Nitric Acid especially suited to thin persons of rigid fibre, dark complexions, black hair and eyes – the brunette rather than the blonde – nervous temperament. Persons suffering with chronic diseases who take cold easily; are easily disposed to diarrhoea; rarely to those who suffer with constipation.

Nitric Acid suits Old people with great weakness and diarrhoea. Excessive physical irritability. Pains: sticking, pricking as from splinters; suddenly appearing and disappearing; on change of temperature or weather; during sleep; gnawing here and there as from ulcers forming.

Sensation: of a band around head, around the bones (Carbolicum acidum, Sulphur); of a splinter in affected parts, ulcers, piles, throat, ingrowning toe nail, < on slightest contact. Ailments: which depend on some virulent poison; from mercury, syphilis, scrofula; in broken-down cachetic constitutions. After continual loss of sleep, long-lasting anxiety, over-exertion of mind and body from nursing the sick (Cocculus indicus); anguish from the loss of his dearest friend; indifference; tired of life; sadness before menses. Great anxiety about his disease; constantly thinking about his past troubles; morbid fear of cholera (Arsenicum); depressed and anxious in the evening. Irritable, headstrong; hateful and vindictive; inveterate, ill-willed, unmoved by apologies.

Hardness of hearing > by riding in carriage or train (Graphites). Very sensitive to rattle of wagon over paved streets; headache from pressure of hat (Calcarea phosphorica, Carbo., Nat.). Ozaena: green casts from the nose every morning. Diarrhoea: great straining but little passes, as if faeces remained and cannot be expelled (Alumina); pain as if rectum or anus were torn or fissured (Natrum mur.). violent cutting pains after stool, lasting for hours (Rat., Sulphur – during and after, Mercurius). Fissures in rectum; tearing, spasmodic pains during stools; lancinating, even after soft stools (Alumen., Nat., Rat.). Urine: scanty, dark-brown, strong-smelling, “like horse’s urine;” cold when it passes; turbid, looks like remains of a cider barrel. Ulcers: easily bleeding; in corners of mouth (Nat.); splinter-like pains, especially on contact (Hepar); zig-zag, irregular edges; base looks like raw flesh; exuberant granulations; after mercury or syphillis or both, engrafted on a scrofulous base.

Nitric Acid Discharges; thin, offensive, acrid; of a brown or dirty yellowish green color; rarely laudable pus. Haemorrhage: from bowels in typhoid or typhus (Crot., Acid Muriaticum); after miscarriage or post-partum; from over-exertion of body; bright, profuse, or dark. Cracking: in ears, on masticating; of the joints, on motion (Cocculus indicus, Graphites). Nitric Acid Warts, condylomata: sycotic or syphilitic; large, jagged, pedunculated; bleeding readily on washing; moist, oozing, sticking pain (Staphysagria, Thuja). Affects especially the mucous membrane join; mouth, nose, rectum, anus, urethra, vagina (Acid Muriaticum).

Nitric Acid Relations. – Complementary: Arsenicum, and Caladium Inimical: to, Lachesis. Resembles: Arsenicum in morbid fear of cholera. Often difficult to distinguish from Mercurius; but is adapted to black-haired people, while Mercurius is more useful in light-haired persons. Relieve ailments resulting from abuse of mercury, especially, if there be erethism; bad effects of repeated doses of Digitalis. Follows well: Calcarea, Hepar, Mercurius, Natrum carb., Pulsatilla or Thuja; but is most effective after Kali carb.

Aggravation. – Evening and at night; after midnight; contact; change of temperature or weather; during sweat; on waking; while walking.

Amelioration. – While riding in carriage (reverse of Cocculus indicus).

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.