Argentum Nitricum

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Directions of Use:

  • As directed by your Physician
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  • Read the label carefully before use.
  • Store in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
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Additional information about Argentum Nitricum

Argentum Nitricum (silver nitrate) leads the homoeopathic table for treating what is called generalised anxiety disorder or anxiety neurosis. It is a leading medicine for these cases. Persons who need this medicine are nervous, anxious type personalities. In them the complaints usually arise from anticipation, apprehension

Argentum Nitricum therapeutic range of actions as per Boericke Materia Medica

In this drug the neurotic effects are very marked, many brain and spinal symptoms presenting; themselves which give certain indications for its homeopathic employment. Symptoms of inco-ordination, loss of control and want of balance everywhere, mentally and physically; trembling in affected parts. Is an irritant of mucous membranes, producing violent inflammation of the throat, and a marked gastro-enteritis. Very characteristic is the great desire for sweets, the splinter-like pains, and free muco-purulent discharge in the inflamed and ulcerated mucous membranes. Sensation as if a part were expanding and other errors of perception are characteristic. Withered up and dried constitutions present a favorable field for its action, especially when associated with unusual or long continued mental exertion. Head symptoms often determine the choice of this remedy. Pains increase and decrease gradually. Flatulent state and prematurely aged look. Explosive belching especially in neurotics. Upper abdominal affections brought on by undue mental exertion. Paraplegia Myelitis and disseminated sclerosis of brain and cord. Intolerance of heat. Sensation of a sudden pinch (Dudgeon). Destroys red blood corpuscles, producing anæmia.

Mind.–Thinks his understanding will and must fail. Fearful and nervous; impulse to jump out of window. Faintish and tremulous. Melancholic; apprehensive of serious disease. Time passes slowly (Cann ind). Memory weak. Errors of perception. Impulsive; wants to do things in a hurry (Lilium). Peculiar mental impulses. Fears and anxieties and hidden irrational motives for actions.

Head.–Headache with coldness and trembling. Emotional disturbances cause appearance of hemi-cranial attacks. Sense of expansion. Brain-fag, with general debility and trembling. Headache from mental exertion, from dancing. Vertigo, with buzzing in ears and with nervous affections. Aching in frontal eminence, with enlarged feeling in corresponding eye. Boring pain; better on tight bandaging and pressure. Itching of scalp. Hemi-crania; bones of head feel as if separated.

Eyes.–Inner canthi swollen and red. Spots before the vision. Blurred vision. Photophobia in warm room. Purulent ophthalmia. Great swelling of conjunctiva; discharge abundant and purulent. Chronic ulceration of margin of lids; sore, thick, swollen. Unable to keep eyes fixed steadily. Eye-strain from sewing; worse in warm room. Aching, tired feeling in eyes, better closing or pressing upon them. Useful in restoring power to the weakened ciliary muscles. Paretic condition of ciliary muscle. Acute granular conjunctivitis. Cornea opaque. Ulcer in cornea.

 Throat: Thick viscid mucus in the throat and the mouth, has to hem and hawk to clear the throat. Sore throat with rawness, redness and sensation of a splinter in throat on swallowing.

 Stomach: Excessive flatulence with nausea and vomiting of shining mucus with pain in the pit of the stomach. Great distension of abdomen with frequent eructation severe pain, burning and sensation of constriction. Gastritis from drinking alcohol with trembling and throbbing in the stomach. Desire for sweets, cheese and salt with ineffectual eructations.

 Respiratory: Persistent hoarseness of voice and cough from singing and use of voice. Spasmodic and suffocative cough, as if from a hair in the throat. Difficulty in breathing with palpitation, irregular and intermittent pulsations and oppression of chest. Pain in the chest radiates from the region of heart to the arms.

 Modalities: Worse from warmth, at night, from cold food, sweets, after eating, menstrual period and emotions. Better from eructation, fresh air, cold and pressure.

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