Common Name: Lead
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.
Mind and Head
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.
Eyes, ear, nose
Heaviness of eyes when moving them, contraction in eyes and eyelids indicates Plumbum metallicum.
Boring and shooting in ears, buzzing in ears, sensibility to noise.
Obstruction of nose. Fluent coryza, with discharge of serous mucus, red, purulent vesicles in nasal angles
Mouth and Throat
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 and abdomen
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.
Stool and Anus
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.
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.
Testicles drawn up, feel constricted indicates Plumbum metallicum.
Induration and inflammation of breasts, wants to stretch limbs during ovarian pains indicates Plumbum metallicum.
Pulling, tearing, contractive pains in breasts, uterus, and vagina, with or without colic.
Neck and Back
Tearings and shootings in loins, in back, and between shoulder-blades.
Itching on coccyx above anus, going off when scratched indicates Plumbum metallicum.
Pains down the sciatic nerve; burning, shooting; extension is difficult, numbness of legs and feet
Cold extremities from exertion, Lightning-like pains. Jerking and trembling of all the limbs.
From overexertion of the extensor muscles, complaints of weakness and slow movement occurs.
Toes blistered; blisters between the toes, smarting indicates Plumbum metallicum.
Burning in ulcers is in keeping with the remedy everywhere indicates Plumbum metallicum.
Skin is wrinkled, puckered, shrivelled, and drawn over the bones indicates Plumbum metallicum.
Numbness of fingers and toes, soles, and palms, and this extends to the skin, towards the spine.
Sensitiveness in open air.
Great weakness, with trembling of limb.
The symptoms develop themselves slowly, and sometimes disappear for a time and reappear subsequently
Side effects of Plumbum Metallicum
There are no such side effects. But every medicine should be taken following the rules as given.
It is safe to take the medicine even if you are on other mode of medication like allopathy medicines, ayurvedic etc.
Homeopathic medicines never interfere with the action of other medicines.
Dosage and rules while taking Plumbum Metallicum
Take 5 drops in half cup of water three times a day.
You can also medicate the globules and take 3 times a day or as prescribed by the physician.
We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.
Precautions while taking Plumbum Metallicum
Always keep a gap of 15 minutes before or after meals when you take medicine.
If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a homeopathic practitioner before use.
Avoid eating tobacco or drinking alcohol during the course of medication.