Homeopathic Medicine :: Carbo Vegetabilis – Vegetable Charcoal
Indicated in condition of great debility, in the aged; in those who are recovering imperfectly from a severe illness (China, Phos. ac.). being unable to rally; state of collapse, as in cholera and typhoid fever; in coughs with great fetor of expectoration; asthma; in foul, old ulcers, carbuncles; gastric and intestinal complaints with much flatulency.
Face cold, hippocratic; everything pressing from the head, even the hat feels heavy. Headache from every indiscretion.
Great wish to be fanned constantly.
Burning pain in different parts.
Coldness, with thirst.
Weak digestion; stomach full of gas, with oppression; better from belching.
Burning in stomach, extending to back and spine. Contractive pains in stomach, extending into chest, with abdominal distension.
Eructations of sour, rancid substance; water-brash.
Putrid changes in the food before it digests.
Intestinal colic; from flatulency.
Diarrhoea, often involuntary, of cadaverous-smelling stools, followed by burning in the rectum and trembling weakness.
Hoarseness in the evening; rawness in the chest; cough with burning in the chest.
Asthma; breath cold; wants to be fanned, in the aged.
Cough with very fetid expectoration; after neglected pneumonia; with burning in chest; in the aged.
Thick, greenish leucorrhoea before menstruation.
Itching of the skin; indolent, old ulcers with ichorous discharge and burning pain; carbuncles.
Worse in the evening, before midnight; from eating fats, as butter, pork.
Better from eructations; after sleep.
(First Lessons in the Symptomatology of Leading Homoeopathic Remedies by H. R. Arndt, M. D. Philadephia. Boericke and Tafel.)
Carbo Vegetabilis – Vegetable Charcoal
by Dr HR Arndt