About Arsenicum Album
Common Name of Source: Arsenous oxide
Keynotes: Worry, Restless Sleep, Headaches, Allergies, Colds, Stomach Flu, Effects of Alcohol, Burning Sensations
Description: Whether treating colds, flu, stomach flu, headaches, nausea, diarrhea, fatigue or alcohol-related symptoms, this comprehensive remedy has very specific keys to look for. These include: restless worry, sensitivity to all impressions, pains with burning sensations even if quite chilly, onset of symptoms just after midnight and a great thirst for small sips of water. For colds and allergies, the burning sensations mark the watery mucus, sneezing, sore throat, eye irritation and wheezing symptoms. Those who reap the most from Arsenicum album fear being alone or losing control.
Modalities: Worse after midnight, for wet weather, or for cold, cold drinks or cold food. Better from heat (even burning symptoms), warm drinks and lying with head propped up.
The leading characteristics of Arsenicum Album (Ars)
- Ailments from: Alcohol, chewing tobacco, sausage-poisoning, dissecting wounds, bites of venomous insects, anthrax (carbuncle), sea-bathing, ptomaine poisoning, malaria, abuse of quinine, iodine, climbing mountains.
- Ailments from care, worry, grief, fright and shock.3. Ailments with great prostration and rapid sinking of vital force, rapid emaciation, despair of recovery; worse when alone; aggravated from physical exertion.
- Burning pains relieved from warm applications.
- Vomiting and diarrhea with anxiety and restlessness after taking ice-cream.
- Cholera: With cold perspiration, thirst for small quantities of water, extreme prostration, cadaveric appearance, foul stools and vomits, restlessness, anxiety and fear.
- Dropsy (puffiness): With thirst for small quantities of water, restlessness, anxiety and prostration.
- Anemia: Cancerous affections; collapse; fainting; inflammations; gangrene; ulcers; psoriasis; scabies; urticaria; coryza; hay fever; aphthae (whitish spots in mouth); fissured tongue; diphtheria; dysentery; diabetes; leucorrhoea; asthma; pneumonia; pericarditis (inflammation of heart covering); phthisis; syphilis.
- Delirium: With depression, restlessness, fear of death, fear of being alone; suicidal tendency. 10. Acute nephritis following exanthemata (eruptive disease), with convulsions; puffiness of face, mental anguish and suppressed urine; with uraemic delusions (Canth.)
- Herpes Zoster: Pains burning, shooting, sticking; worse at night; with restlessness, thirst for small quantities of water, black colour of the exudate.
- Anaemia: After acute fevers, haemorrhages, with inability to retain food or drink due to irritability of stomach; great restlessness.
- Especially suitable for persons:
- who are extremely fastidious, critical and tidy;
- who are chilly, worse from cold, cold drinks, cold food, better from heat and covering;
- who are anxious, restless, fearful, depressed and melancholic;
- who are vexed easily, irritable, peevish and full of anguish;
- who are allergic to ice-cream, fruits, bad meat, fish, strong cheese;
- teething children are pale, weak, fretful, want to be carried rapidly;
- who are worse after midnight (1 to 2 a.m.)
- who cannot bear the smell or sight of food.
Arsenicum Album – Remedy resonance, patient type
Personality & Temperament: The appearance, thoughts and actions of Arsen alb. types show meticulous attention to detail. To combat insecurity they devise various contingency plans to cover most eventualities and may become hoarders in an attempt to protect against future misfortune. Their perfectionist tendencies result in an all or nothing attitude. and they may abandon their endeavors if they cannot achieve excellence. They express strong opinions and are intolerant of the ideas and beliefs of others.
Arsen. alb types are tense, restless, ambitious individuals who worry about their own and their family’s health. They are deeply pessimistic, with a constant need for reassurance. Elegance and finesse personified, they are particularly critical and intolerant of disorder and imprecision.
Arsenicum album medicinal uses (benefits)
|Stomach & Digestion||Remedy for mucous membrane, burning pain in the stomach with vomiting. Check Reckeweg R5 drops. It is good for burning pains, affected parts burn like fire, pains maddening, even felt during sleep, cause shortness of breath. Check Allen A55 drops||It is useful in digestive problems from ill effects of vegetable diet, melons, watery fruits, acids, ice seam and ice water, nausea, vomiting or dyspepsia with or without gastralgia, faintness, icy coldness and great exhaustion. It covers diarrhoea after eating or drinking. It is indicated for weakness in such cases. Check Alpha DP tablets||Remedy for periodic burning pain in the stomach at night or midnight with nausea and vomiting. Gastric derangements brought on after cold fruits, ice cream and ice water. Adynamia (lack of vital power), anxiety, thirst and restlessness are characteristic of the drug. Check Kindigest tablet|
|Eczema||Dryness of the skin with formation of scales, eczema with formation of blisters turning into pustules and eschar. Dandruff. Thick, scaly eczema of scalp with stinking pus. Check Reckeweg R23 drops||Eczema with burning and restlessness. Itching produces burning, Eczema between fingers and cracks on the tips of fingers. Best for chronic eczema, if there is great burning and itching. Check Allen A11 drops||It covers dry, rough, scaly eruptions with itching, or urticaria with burning and restlessness. It covers oedemous eruptions with tendency to form ulcers. Check Graphites Pentarkan Tablets|
|Affections of the abdomen-right side||Remedy with specific action in renal disorders (right side) and renal colic. Characteristics: Agitation and discouragement caused, in this case by annexitis, parametritis, salpingitis and other affections of the right side. Check Reckeweg R38 drops|
|Diabetes||Unquenchable thirst, progressive exhaustion. Check Reckeweg R40 drops|
|Asthma||Intense restlessness, anxiety. Check Reckeweg R43 drops||Asthma worse at midnight. Burning in the chest. Expectoration is scanty and frothy. Wheezing respiration. Check Allen A35 drops|
|Sinus||Chronic diseases in general with depression. Check Reckeweg R49 drops|
|Memory||Helpful in cerebral anaemia, stimulant of the cellular function. Check Reckeweg R54 drops||Weak memory with great anguish and restlessness. Check Allen A41 drops|
|Pain between the Ribs||Burning pains, ameliorated by warm applications. Midnight aggravations. Check Reckeweg R69 drops|
|Sciatica||Burning pain especially at midnight. Ameliorated by warm applications. Check Reckeweg R71 drops|
|Low Blood Sugar||For mental fatigue and exhaustion. Check Reckeweg R86 drops|
|Anaemia||Acts on all cells of the organism and shows a wide field of efficacy. So it stops progressive developing of being weak, including septic infection states and chronically catarrh’s of all mucous membranes, but over this bad states of the blood quality. Check Adel 14 drops, Adel 79 Tonic|
|Spleen and liver dysfunction||Helps resolve weakness and lack of energy frequently found in patients with latent spleen intoxification. It also treats conditions ranging from an enlarged liver and spleen to diabetes, anemia, chronic intestinal tract infections and severe acute infections. Check Adel 34 drop|
|Leucoderma||Arsenic album is a good remedy for Leucoderma. Check Allen A21 drops|
|Heart burn||Burning pains, affected parts burn like fire, pains maddening, even felt during sleep, cause shortness of breath. Check Allen A63 drops|
|Ovarian Cysts||Burning, tensive pains in the ovaries, especially right. Ovaritis relieved by hot applications. Check Allen A90 drops|
|Snoring||Effective in giving relief from wheezing breathing; Suffocation during sleep and Nose Blockage. Check Allen Snorid drops|
|Eosinophilia||Eosinophilia associated with high body temperature, respiratory ailments and even malignancy with general symptoms such as debility, exhaustion, restlessness and burning pains and unquenchable thirst. Check Allen A85 drops|
|Creatinine and blood urea||Helps in further rise of creatinine and blood urea levels in patients of chronic kidney failure and thus improves kidney function. Check Allen A87 drops|
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Side Effects & Precautions
When taken in the recommended dose, no side effects. Arsenicum may cause nausea, headaches, and chronic poisoning if it is taken improperly or in larger dose. Other forms of arsenic (inorganic arsenic) are likely unsafe when taken by mouth.
When taking any homeopathic remedy, one should not use peppermint products, coffee, or alcohol. These products may cause the remedy to be ineffective.