Acidum Butyricum is also commonly known as butyric acid or butonic acid. Its chemical formula is CH3CH2CH2CO2H. It is a colorless, oily, and volatile acid that is chiefly obtained from butter. It has been classified as a carboxylic acid. Esters of butyric acid have a powerful odor. Due to this, they are used as additives in food and perfumes and as fishing bait additives.
What are the various Acidum Butyricum uses in homeopathy?
The uses of Butyric acid in homeopathy are limited but of much significance. There are several characteristic symptoms found under butyric acid that lead to its prescription. These include:-
A constant state of fear and worry with impulsive thoughts of suicide.
Much gas in the abdomen with cramps. Also, the stools are irregular with much pain and straining.
Pain in the back and extremities gets worse on walking.
Sleeplessness or dreams of serious nature while asleep.
Profuse and offensive sweat of feet from slight exertion.
Thus Acidum Butyricum homeopathic medicine is of great significance to us. It is generally used in the third attenuation for various complaints like sleeplessness, crumbling fingernails, pain in the back and legs, indigestion, and headache. Its symptoms are characteristically found to get worse at night, during fast walking, and when going upstairs.
Volatile acid obtained chiefly from butter.
Head: A state of worry even over trifles. Suicidal thoughts with continuous fear and nervousness. Headache causes anxiety. Dull ache. Worse by motion, at night and going upstairs.
Stomach: Lack of appetite. Gas formation with cramps worse at night. Heaviness in stomach with full feeling. Abdominal cramps and irregular stools that are accompanied by pain and straining.
Back: Back feels tired with dull pain, worse by walking. Pain in ankles extending up to the back of leg.
Sleep: Unable to sleep. Dreams of serious affairs causing an inability to relax.
Skin: Perspiration on slightest exertion. Profuse and smelly sweat of feet. Finger-nails crumble.
Modalities: Worse, at night, fast walking, going upstairs.
Dosage: Please note that the dosage of single homoeopathic medicines varies from drug to drug depending upon the condition, age, sensitivity and other things. In some cases they are given as regular doses as 3-5 drops 2-3 times a day whereas in other cases they are given only once in a week, month or even in a longer period. We strongly recommend that the medication should be taken as per the physician’s advice.
What is Acidum butyricum CH?
Acidum butyricum CH is a Homoeopathic Dilution made from butyric acid. It is reported to be useful in headache, arthritis, insomnia, hyperhidrosis, etc.
What are uses/benefits of Acidum butyricum CH?
Headache makes him apprehensive about trifles. Pain in ankles and up back of leg. Profuse offensive sweat of feet. Stool accompanied by pain and straining.
How to use Acidum butyricum CH?
It is to be taken as an internal medicine. Please note that the dosage of single homoeopathic medicines varies from drug to drug depending upon the condition, age, sensitivity and other things. In some cases they are given as regular doses as 3-5 drops 2-3 times a day whereas in other cases they are given only once a week, month or even in a longer period. We strongly recommend that the medication should be taken as per the physician?s advice.
What are the side effects of Acidum butyricum CH?
No known side effects reported.
What precautions to take before using Acidum butyricum CH?
How long should I take Acidum butyricum CH?
Until the symptoms improve or as per the Physicians prescription.
Is Acidum butyricum CH safe for children?
Is it safe to use Acidum butyricum CH during pregnancy?
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