|A chemical compound from Coal-tar; Tar Camphor||(NAPHTHALINE)|
Coryza, hay-fever, phthisis pulmonalis, also gonorrha have been influenced favorably by this drug. Pyelonephritis. Irritation of the periphery of the urinary apparatus. Whooping-cough.
Head.--Lying as if stupefied by a narcotic. Restless. Face pale yellowish hue.
Eyes.--Marked affinity for the eye. It produces detachment of the retina; papillo-retinal infiltration; deposits in patches upon the retina; amblyopia and consecutive amaurosis; sparkling synchisis; soft cataract. Exudation in the retina, choroid and ciliary body. Cataract. Opacity of the cornea.
Urine.--Irresistible desire. Meatus red swollen, and dema of prepuce. Black urine. Cutting pain down penis. Pain in bladder. Terribly offensive odor of decomposing ammoniacal urine.
Respiratory.--Sneezing; eyes inflamed; painful; head hot. Hay-fever. Spasmodic asthma; better in open air. Soreness in chest and stomach; must loosen clothing. Dyspna and sighing inspiration. Emphysema in the aged with asthma. Whooping-cough, long and continued paroxysms of coughing, unable to get a respiration. Acute laryngo-tracheitis. Bronchitis when the spasmodic element is associated with tenacious expectoration and oppression (Cartier).
Skin.--Dermatitis; itching infiltration. Eruptions at corners of mouth and pigmentation around nails.
Non-homeopathic Uses-For worms, and especially pin--worms, one-gramme dose. Externally in skin diseases, five per cent ointment.
Relationship.--Compare: Dros; Corall; Coccus. Terpin hydrat (Whooping-cough, hay asthma and bronchial affections. 1-2 grain doses).
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