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Plumbum Metallicum Homeopathic Dilution
Also known as Lead
It is indicated for sclerotic conditions with paralysis of extensors, neuralgic pains and neuritis. It mainly acts on the blood, alimentary and nervous system. It is useful in treating hypertension, narrowing of blood vessels, progressive muscular atrophy, infantile paralysis, locomotor ataxia, bulbar paralysis, multiple sclerosis, nephritis, gout and spinal sclerosis.
Clinical Causes & Symptoms for Plumbum Metallicum
- Activities of the body, the functions of the organs are slow in action
- The chronic affections are characterized by loss of sensation.
- Chronic constipation; chronic retention of urine; chronic giving way of the mind.
- It is indicated in the sudden constipation; tearing pains in the intestines; indigestion with vomiting.
- Excessive colic, Radiating to all parts of body, the muscles are slow in action, sluggish.
- The blood, alimentary and nervous systems are the special seats of action of Plumbum Metallicum.
- Localized neuralgic pains, neuritis, excessive and rapid emaciation.
The great drug for general sclerotic conditions. Lead paralysis is chiefly of extensors, forearm or upper limb, from center to periphery with partial anæsthesia or excessive hyperasthesia, preceded by pain. Localized neuralgic pains, neuritis. The blood, alimentary and nervous systems are the special seats of action of Plumbum. Hematosis is interfered with, rapid reduction in number of red corpuscles; hence pallor, icterus, anæmia. Constrictive sensation in internal organs.
Delirium, coma and convulsions. Hypertension and arteriosclerosis. Progressive muscular atrophy. Infantile paralysis. Locomotor ataxia. Excessive and rapid emaciation. Bulbar paralysis. Important in peripheral affections. The points of attack for Plumbum are the neuraxons and the anterior horns. Symptoms of multiple sclerosis, posterior spinal sclerosis. Contractions and boring pain. All the symptoms of acute. Nephritis with amaurosis and cerebral symptoms. Gout (Chronic).
Mind -Mental depression. Fear of being assassinated. Quiet melancholy. Slow perception; loss of memory; amnesic aphasia. Hallucinations and delusions. Intellectual apathy. Memory impaired (Anac; Baryta). Paretic dementia.
Comprehension is difficult, Changeable continually changing from one thing to another, from one group of imaginations to another.
The mental symptoms, the emotional symptoms, and the head symptoms are greatly exaggerated by any exertion in the open air.
Weariness and dislike to conversation and labor, memory impaired indicates Plumbum metallicum.
Heaviness of head, head confused and heavy with vertigo especially when stooping.
Great dryness of hair. Hair becomes very greasy, hair very dry indicates Plumbum met.
Head -Delirium alternating with colic. Pain as if a ball rose from throat to brain. Hair very dry. Tinnitus (Chin; Nat salic; Carbon sulph).
Eyes -Pupils contracted. Yellow. Optic nerve inflamed. Intraocular, suppurative inflammation. Glaucoma, especially if secondary to spinal lesion. Optic neuritis, central scotoma. Sudden loss of sight after fainting.
Face -Pale and cachetic. Yellow, corpse-like; cheeks sunken. Skin of face greasy, shiny. Tremor of naso-labial muscles.
Mouth -Gums swollen, pale; distinct blue lines along margins of gums. Tongue tremulous, red on margin. Cannot put it out, seems paralyzed.
Gums pale, swollen, show a lead-colored line; blue, purple, or brown; painful with hard tubercles.
Sensation as if a ball were rising in throat with sensation of constriction indicates Plumbum metallicum.
Inflammation and induration of tonsils, exceedingly painful abscesses in tonsils.
Stomach -Contraction in œsophagus and stomach; pressure and tightness. Gastralgia. Constant vomiting. Solids cannot be swallowed.
Everything eaten turns sour, cuttings and burning pain in stomach, shootings from pit of stomach into back.
Pains in the abdomen, tearing, like colic, doubling the patient up is relieved by Plumbum Metallicum.
Affections of spleen. Very violent pains in abdomen, with retraction of navel indicates Plumbum metallicum.
Burning sensation or coldness in abdomen.
Abdomen -Excessive colic, radiating to all parts of body. Abdominal wall feels drawn by a string to spine. Pain causes desire to stretch. Intussusception; strangulated hernia. Abdomen retracted. Obstructed flatus, with intense colic. Colic alternates with delirium and pain in atrophied limbs.
Rectum -Constipation; stools hard, lumpy, black with urging and spasm of anus. Obstructed evacuation from impaction of feces (Plat). Neuralgia of rectum. Anus drawn up with constriction.
Constipation; cannot strain at stool, he cannot expel the feces indicates Plumbum metallicum.
Most obstinate constipation, stools blackish, Continued and ineffectual want to evacuate feces.
The constipation, colic, and abdominal symptoms are commonly associated in Plumbum met.
Urinary -Frequent, ineffectual tenesmus. Albuminous; low specific gravity. Chronic interstitial nephritis, with great pain in abdomen. Urine scanty. Tenesmus of bladder. Emission drop by drop.
Plumbum has both retention and suppression of urine, cannot expel the urine,
Kidney affections with albumen and sugar in the urine indicates Plumbum metallicum.
Retention of urine from lack of sensation that the bladder is full.
Male -Loss of sexual power. Testicles drawn up, feel constricted.
Female -Vaginismus, with emaciation and constipation. Induration of mammary glands. Vulva and vagina hypersensitive. Stitches and burning pains in breasts (Apis; Con; Carb an; Sil). Tendency to abortion. Menorrhagia with sensation of string pulling from abdomen to back. Disposition to yawn and stretch.
Heart -Cardiac weakness. Pulse soft and small, dichrotic. Wiry pulse, camp-like constriction of peripheral arteries.
Back -Spinal cord sclerosed. Lightning-like pains; temporarily better by pressure. Paralysis of lower extremities.
Skin-Yellow, dark-brown liver spots. Jaundice. Dry. Dilated veins of forearms and legs.
Extremities-Paralysis of single muscles. Cannot raise or lift anything with the hand. Extension is difficult. Paralysis from overexertion of the extensor muscles in piano players (Curare). Pains in muscles of thighs; come in paroxysms. Wrist-drop. Cramps in calves. Stinging and tearing in limbs, also twitching and tingling, numbness, pain or tremor. Paralysis. Feet swollen. Pain in atrophied limbs alternates with colic. Loss of patellar reflex. Hands and feet cold. Pain in right big toe at night, very sensitive to touch.
Modalities -Worse, at night, motion. Better, rubbing, hard pressure, physical exertion (Alumen).
Relationship -Compare: Plumb acet (painful cramps in paralyzed limbs; severe pain and muscular cramps in gastric ulcer; locally, as an application (non-homeopathic) in moist eczema, and to dry up secretions from mucous surfaces. Care must be used, as sufficient lead can be absorbed to produce lead poison, one to two drams of the liquor plumbi subacetatis to the ounce of water; also in pruritus pudendi, equal parts of the liquor plumbi and glycerin). Plumb iodat (Has been used empirically in various forms of paralysis, sclerotic degenerations, especially of spinal cord, atrophies, arterio-sclerosis, pellagra. Indurations of mammary glands, especially when a tendency to become inflamed appears; sore and painful. Indurations of great hardness and associated with a very dry skin. Lancinating pains of Tabes). Compare: Alumina; Plat; Opium; Podoph; Merc; Thall. Plectranthus (paralysis, spastic, spinal form); Plumb chromicum (convulsions, with terrible pains; pupils greatly dilated; retracted abdomen;); Plumb phosph (loss of sexual power; locomotor ataxia).
Antidotes: Plat; Alum; Petrol.
Dose -Third to thirtieth potency.