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

Plumbum Adapted to diseases from spinal origin ( Phosphorus, Pic. ac., Zincum met. ).

Excessive and rapid emaciation; general or partial paralysis; extreme, with anaemia and great weakness.

Muscular atrophy from sclerosis of spinal system.

Lassitude; faints on going into a room full of company.

Plumbum are Slow of perception; intellectual torpor, gradually increasing apathy (in fevers, Phosphorus ac. ).

Weakness or loss of memory; unable to find the proper word ( Anacardium, Lac caninum ).

Delirium alternating with colic.

Assumes strangest attitudes and positions in bed.

Complexion: pale, ash-colored, yellow, corpse-like cheeks sunken; expressive of great anxiety and suffering.

Skin of face, greasy, shiny ( Natrum mur., Sanicula ). Distinct blue line along margin of gums; gums swollen, pale, show a lead-colored line.

Excessive pain in abdomen, radiating to all parts of body.

Sensation in abdomen at night, which causes patient to stretch violently for hours; must stretch in every direction ( Amyl. n. ).

Violent colic, sensation as if abdominal wall was drawn as if by a string to the spine.

Intussusception, with colic and faecal vomiting; strangulated hernia, femoral, inguinal or umbilical.

Plumbum Constipation: stools hard, lumpy, black like sheep-dung ( Chelidonium, Opium ); with urging and terrible pain from spasm of anus; obstructed evacuation from indurated faeces, dryness of the excretions, paralysis or muscular atony; during pregnancy; from impaction of faeces; when Platina fails.

Bright’s disease: colic pain; abdomen retracted; rapid emaciation; excessive debility; contracted kidney.

Feels a lack of room for foetus in uterus; inability of uterus to expand; threatening abortion.

Spasm: clonic; tonic; from cerebral sclerosis or tumor; epilepsy or epileptiform convulsions.

Yellow skin: dark brown “liver spots” in climacteric years; jaundice, the eyes, skin and urine yellow.

Plumbum Relations. – Compare: Alumina, Platina, Opium, in colic; Podophyllum in retraction of navel; Nux in strangulated hernia; Podophyllum the vegetable analogue.

The bad effects of Plumbum are antidoted by Alumina, Petroleum, Platina, Acid Sulphuricum, Zincum met.

Aggravation. – At night (pains in limbs).

Amelioration. – Rubbing; hard pressure.

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.