Acidum Oxalicum is a homeopathic remedy prepared from oxalic acid. The preparation is done under homeopathic guidelines by a special process called potentization. The medicine has a special affinity for nerves and brain conditions. Urinary symptoms also feature prominently in its provings.
ACIDUM OXALICUM USES:
Clinically, the utility of Acidum Oxalicum is seen in conditions such as myelitis, meningitis, convulsions and paralysis, neuralgia, etc. Below are some symptoms covered under the scope of this remedy:
- Acidum Oxalicum covers violent pains in spots. These pains are worse by motion and when thinking of them. Complaints are generally periodical.
- Patient has violent burning pains in abdomen.
- Coffee is intolerable and causes diarrhea.
- Patient has difficulty breathing, hoarseness, sneezing, and dry cough on exertion. Breathing is spasmodic, in short paroxysms.
- Urination is copious, frequent and causes burning.
- Pain from spine to extremities with numbness and weakness.
- Sensitive and sore skin with much sweating.
DOSAGE AND POTENCY:
Acidum Oxalicum is available in multiple potencies, commonly Acidum Oxalicum 30 and Acidum Oxalicum 200. The choice of potency, as well as dosage and repetition, depends upon the age, sensitivity, and disease of the patient, among other factors.
It is always prudent to take a medicine only after relevant consultation with a homeopathic practitioner. While homeopathic remedies do not have gross side effects, a physician’s advice helps to get the best results out of homeopathy.
Violent pains in spots worse by motion, and thinking of complaints. Periodical complaints.. Spasms of throat and chest.
Head: Head feels hot. Confusion with vertigo. Headache, before and during stool, worse by lying down, after sleeping and on rising. Pain better after stool. Vertigo when looking out of the window and when rising from a seat.
Abdomen: Violent pains in abdomen relieved by discharge of flatus. Burning pain, extending upwards. Cannot tolerate strawberries. Diarrhea from coffee.
Respiratory: Spasmodic breathing with hoarseness. Difficulty breathing. Sneezing with coryza, with chilliness. Red swelling at right side of nose. Hoarseness. Larynx feels swollen and contracted with sensation of mucus during talking. Sounds like an old man’s voice. Constant dry cough on exertion. Mucous secretion in throat increased, in small lumps, or hard or thick, yellowish-white phlegm, with black lumps in center of it. Difficulty of breathing, with oppression of right side of chest when moving about in the evening. Spasmodic breathing in paroxysms of short, hurried breathing, with intervals of ease.
Urinary: Frequent and copious urine. Burning in urethra and pain when urinating. Compelled to urinate when thinking of it.
Extremities: Numb, weak, tingling. Pains start from spine to extremities. Drawing and lancinating pains down extremities. Back feels weak. Wrist painful, as if sprained. Lower extremities blue and cold. Sharp pains in various parts.
Skin: Sensitive and sore, worse shaving. Sweats a lot.
Other symptoms are found also in:
3. Stool and Rectum
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.
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