Homeopathic Medicine :: Platinum

Indicated in affections, chiefly of women, resting upon a neurotic basis, as hysteria, melancholia, particularly religious and sexual, and mania, especially puerperal; in these, exaltation of self, fear of death and a remarkable degree of sexual excitement are nearly always present. Also of service in neuralgia (face, head, stomach, ovaries) with a sense of numbness in the parts; ovarian and uterine affections of women who have excessive menstrual flow of dark, clotted blood, albuminous leucorrhoea, and nervous symptoms of reflex origin. In constipation and colic dur to lead-poisoning.

Overpowering self-esteem; arrogance; haughtiness; she feels far superior to her associates.

Objects about her seem smaller that they are; her own stature seems to have increased.

Pain cramp-like, squeezing, crushing (head, root of the nose).

Pain increases and decreases gradually.

Numbness of different parts.

Stools like soft clay, passed with difficulty; they adhere to rectum and anus.

Pressing, cutting and bearing-down in the abdomen and throughout the pelvis, then passing to the sacrum.

Albuminous leucorrhoea.

Menorrhagia of dark, clotted blood.

Sexual passion increased to nymphomania.

Worse from rest; in the evening.

Better from motion.

(First Lessons in the Symptomatology of Leading Homoeopathic Remedies by H. R. Arndt, M. D. Philadephia. Boericke and Tafel.)

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