ANTHRACINUM-NOSODE

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Anthracinum

The alcoholic extract of the anthrax poison prepared from the spleen of cattle ill with the disease
The tissue nosode, proven a great remedy in epidemic spleen diseases of domestic animals, and septic inflammations, carbuncles, malignant ulcers. In boils or boil like eruptions, acne.
The tissue feels burning, with induration of tissue, abscess, and redness with inflammation
Of connective tissue with purulent and will work when the tissue becomes blackish, thick edematous and indurated. Gangrenous parotiditis, history of succession of boils, gangrene, and purulent secretions in ulcers, sloughing and intolerance pain with burning.
Use it when Arsenicum or the best selected remedy fails to relieve the burning pain of carbuncles or malignant ulceration.
Suspicious insect stings. If the swelling changes color and red streaks from the wound map out the course of lumphatics, Septic inflammation from absorption of pus or other deleterious substances, with burning pain and great prostration where ars. or pyrogenium has not worked.
Malignant pustule ; black or blue blisters ; often fatal in twenty-four or forty-eight hours (Ech., Lach., Pyr.). Pain in glandular swelling,
Hemorrhages where blood oozes from mouth, nose, anus or sexual organs ; black, thick, tar-like, rapidly decomposing (Crotalus).
Epidemic spleen diseases of cattle, horses and sheep.
Bad effects from inhaling foul odors of putrid fever or dissecting-room ; poisoning by foul breath (Ech., Pyr.).
The Anthracinum mind is anxious, feeling death is approaching, does not like to work, combines delirium, depression with debility and chills. The anxiety with excitement, faints with loss of consciousness.
Hering says : ” To call a carbuncle a surgical disease is the greatest absurdity.
An incision is always injurious and often fatal.
A case has never been lost under the right kind of treatment, and it should always be treated by internal medicine only.”
Relations (Anthracinum)
Antidoted by Apis, Ars., Camph., Carbo v., Carb. ac., Lach., Kreos., Puls., Rhus, Sil., Sali. ac. ; Pyr. in malignant septic conditions.
Compare (Anthracinum)
Anth. bovum, Anth. suum, Ars., Carbo a., Carbo v., Ech., Euphr., Tar. em., in the terrible pains of cancer, carbuncle or erysipelas.
It follows well : Ars., Carb. ac., Phos., Phos. ac., Phyt., Sec., in burning pains of ulcers.
Is followed well by Aur. mur., Nat., Fluor. ac., Hecla lava, in periosteal swelling of lower jaw ; by Sil. in cellulitis and glandular affections post-surgical.

Bibliography:
Boericke Pocket Manual and Materia Medica of the Nosodes by Henry Clay Allen, MD.

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