Graphites are one of the remedies in homeopathy useful in treating a variety of diseases, are an indispensable remedy, proved and incorporated in Homeopathy by Dr.Hahnemann.
It is prepared from the crude lead, the lead present in it possesses no medicinal properties, but powdered lead is taken and mixed with alcohol, to form the tincture only then its dynamic curative power is aroused by homeopathy.
It is one of the top-ranking women’s remedies and a deep-acting constitutional polycrest derived from the mineral kingdom.
Graphites Constitution/ Personality
Graphites is a top-ranking medicine, especially for women of climacteric age.
It is suited to women who are fat, fair, and flabby, they tend to have irregular deposition of fat at selected locations of the body, waxy and anemic face, split hair, unhealthy skin, brittle nails, suffering from habitual constipation, and with a history of delayed menstruation.
It is specially adapted to women of menopause age, generally inclined to obesity, who suffer from habitual constipation and with a history of delayed menstruation.
It is suited to people with melancholic and irritable temperaments and in general tubercular and cancerous diathesis.
Graphite is a great remedy in homeopathy when all the ailments arise from grief and vexation, from suppression of skin eruptions, extremes of heat and cold, and over-lifting.
It is a wonderful remedy for treating skin disorders like eczema, there are moist skin eruptions that ooze a watery, transparent and sticky fluid.
It is useful in psoriasis when there are cracks and fissures on the ends of fingers and toes, nipples, labial commissures, and anus.
There is a desire for drinking hot milk which relieves constipation and gastric complaints, there is a marked aversion to meat, fish, salt, cooked food, and sweets.
It is a great remedy for treating migraine headaches, the patient feels the rush of blood to the head with a flushed face or rush blood to the head with distension of the abdomen and flatulence.
It is a great remedy for treating the complaints of delayed menstruation.
It is a great remedy for treating hearing-related disorders, the patient can hear better in noise and when riding in a carriage.
This article will cover from head to toe all the complaints body. And wherever the symptoms are matched, this medicine can be used-
There is great apprehension and despondency with indecision.
It is a great remedy for lack of confidence in young girls with a disposition to delayed menses, they are so timid, with a great tendency to start.
It is a wonderful remedy for depression when the person is very sad and thinks of nothing but death and salvation there is a changeable mood, the patient can remember past events but forgets the recent events.
It is a great remedy for delusions, there is a sensation of cobweb on the face and forehead, and tries hard to brush it off, Music makes her weep and also increases her suffering.
Graphite is indicated in treating migraine and sick headaches that occur as a result of grief extreme heat and cold.
It is a great remedy for headaches, that is with severe congestive pain in the occiput extending to the nape of the neck, and stitching pain in the temples.
It is indicated headaches as though the head were numb, violent headaches as if the head would burst, congestive, constrictive, and stitching pains in the head.
It is a great remedy for headaches with a rush of blood to the head flushed face also with nose bleeding and distension and flatulence. It is a wonderful remedy for headaches in the morning on waking, mostly on one side, with an inclination to vomit with the sensation of cobweb on the forehead.
It is indicated in rheumatic pains on one side of the head, extending to teeth and neck, and burning on the vertex.
There are Humid, itching eruptions on the head, within the area of the hairy scalp, emitting a fetid odor.
Graphites is a great remedy in homeopathy for eye paralysis, the
eyelids are heavy and falling as if paralyzed, there is aching in the eyes and eyelids as if sand had been introduced into them.
There is shooting pain in the eyes with heat and a burning sensation in the eyes, especially by candlelight.
It is a great remedy for inflammation of the eyes, with redness of the sclerotia, inflammation of the veins, swelling, and abundant mucous secretion of the eyelids.
It is a remedy for agglutination of the eyes with dry humor in the eyelids, and in the eyelashes, agglutination of the eyelids, and lachrymation there is pressure and stinging in the eyes, with lachrymation and agglutination of the eyes early in the morning.
It is a great remedy for obscuration of the sight on stooping, there is the confusion of letters on reading, and there is sparkling before the eyes.
It is a wonderful remedy for Photophobia, especially by daylight, inflammation, and red, swollen eyelids with intolerance to the light of day.
Graphite is a wonderful remedy for tinnitus, the patient hears a Cracking sound in the ears when eating, and the patient hears better in noise.
It is indicated in later stages of tinnitus when there is a hardness of hearing, hissing in the ears, and detonation in the ear like the report of a gun.
It is indicated when there are thin, white, scaly membranes covering membrane tympani, like exfoliated epithelium, and useful in treating fissures in and behind the ear.
Graphite is a wonderful remedy for allergic rhinitis and there is soreness of the nose on blowing it, the nose is painful internally. It is useful in conditions when the smell is abnormally acute and cannot tolerate flowers.
It is a great remedy for scabs and fissures in nostrils.
Graphites are a wonderful remedy for halitosis, with rotten odor from the mouth, and the breath smells like urine.
It is a great remedy for complaints like stomatitis or ulcers in the mouth with burning blisters on the tongue, and excess salivation.
It is indicated for eczema of the face and nose with itching pimples and moist eczema around the mouth and chin.
It is a great remedy for erysipelas of the face with, burning and stinging pain, phlegmonous erysipelas of the face are also observed.
It is a great remedy for sore throat, in the process almost there is constant soreness of the throat, on swallowing, generally lancinating pains, with a feeling of strangulation in the neck.
It is a great remedy for throat affection in which there is a pain in the throat, even at night, as if there were a plug within it, or as if the food had stopped there.
It is a wonderful remedy for tonsillitis with swelling of the tonsils, pain when swallowing, cramps in the throat, and feeling of strangulation and roughness and scraping in the throat.
There is the inability to control the vocal cords; hoarseness on beginning to sing or talk and breaking voice in between sentences.
Graphite is a great remedy for asthma when there is constriction of the chest and spasmodic cramps in the chest during an asthma attack, suffocative attacks make the patient wake from sleep.
The asthma symptoms are typically better on eating, must eat something to relieve suffocation.
The chest feels sore along with a suffocative cough and better by eating something, pain in the middle of the chest, with cough, scraping, and soreness. Chronic hoarseness with skin affections.
Graphite is a wonderful remedy for gastric disorders, in water brash, there is a sour, salty, bitter taste in the mouth like rotten egg, with frequent eructations, increased salivation with much spitting.
It is a great remedy for heartburn with acidity, burning, nausea, and vomiting especially in the morning, griping colic with constrictive pain in the umbilicus.
It is a great remedy for stomach gastralgia there is pressure and burning in the stomach, causing hunger. It is indicated in recurrent gastralgia when eructation is difficult causing constrictive pain in the stomach and flatulence.
It is a wonderful remedy for stomach pain that is temporarily relieved by eating, hot drinks, especially milk, and lying down
It is a wonderful remedy for nausea and vomiting, there is an aversion to meat, sweets cause nausea, hot drinks disagree, and there is nausea and vomiting after each meal.
It is used by many homeopaths in treating conditions of morning sickness during menstruation.
Graphite is one of the top listed remedies for flatulent colic which is a nausea feeling in the abdomen.
There is fullness and hardness in the abdomen, as from incarcerated flatulence causing bloating of the abdomen, must loosen clothing; presses painfully at the abdominal ring, with croaking in the abdomen. The Inguinal region is sensitive, and swollen, there is severe pain of gas opposite the side on which he lies.
It is a wonderful remedy for chronic diarrhea from suppressed eruptions and alcohol, the stools are brownish, liquid, undigested, and offensive, and there is very fetid gas preceded by colicky pains.
It is useful in Gallstone colic
It is a great remedy for constipation; the stools are very large, difficult, knotty stools united by mucus threads.
It is indicated in dryness of mucus membranes of the rectum with a fissure of the anus.
It is a wonderful remedy for hemorrhoids that protrude when passing stools with burning smarting, soreness of the anus, itching, and varices of the rectum are also observed.
Graphite has a wonderful action on the male genital where there is sexual debility, with increased desire;
It is a great remedy for impotence occurring as a result of grief, extreme heat, and cold, causing aversion to coition; too early or no ejaculation.
It is one of the top listed remedies for the herpetic eruption of genital organs.
Graphite has got wonderful action on female genitals, for amenorrhoea, the menses are too late, with constipation; pale and scanty, with tearing pain in epigastrium, and itching in the genitals before they appear.
It is indicated in menstrual irregularities with hoarseness, coryza, cough, sweats, and when menses appear there is morning sickness during menstruation.
It is a wonderful remedy for treating ovaritis, there is pain and induration of the ovaries and uterus, leading o obesity in women
It is a wonderful remedy for leucorrhoea, which is pale, thin, profuse, white, and excoriating, with great weakness in the back leading to infertility and there is decided aversion to coitus.
It is indicated in breast disorders when the mammae are swollen and hard. Induration of mammae, the nipples sore, cracked and blistered.
It is useful when the urine is sour-smelling, turbid, and with sediment urine.
Graphite is a wonderful remedy for later stages of Rheumatism, with stiffness
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It is a wonderful remedy for rheumatism in which the buttocks,
It is indicated in Rheumatic pains in the excoriation between thighs, pain in the thighs.
It is indicated in rheumatic pains in the left hand it feels numb; the arms feel asleep, the finger-nails are thick, black, and rough, matrix inflamed.
It is indicated when there is edema of lower limbs, the toenails are crippled, with stiffness and contraction of toes.
It is a wonderful remedy for brittleness and crumbling of nails the nails are deformed, painful, sore, thick, and crippled.
It is a wonderful remedy for cracks or fissures on the ends of fingers. It is one of the top-listed remedies for offensive perspiration of feet.
Graphite is a great remedy for backaches mostly rheumatic pain which is from pain in the nape of the neck, shoulders and back, and limbs.
It is a great remedy for Spinal pains and cramps with severe pain in the small of the back with great weakness.
Graphite is a wonderful remedy for treating disorders of the skin like eczema the skin in eczema becomes rough, hard, and persistent dryness of portions of skin unaffected by eczema.
It is one of the top listed remedies in wet eczema eruptions, that are oozing out a sticky exudation, with rawness in bends of limbs, groins, neck, and behind ears.
It is a wonderful remedy for treating the early stage of keloid and fibroma.
It is a great remedy for treating Pimples and acne in girls and women who have irregular or delayed menses.
It is a great remedy for unhealthy skin; every little injury suppurates, and the skin tends to form ulcers discharging a glutinous fluid, thin and sticky.
Modalities are the factors that, increase or decrease the complaints in a patient.
They are categorized as aggravating factors and amelioration factors.
Aggravating factors make the condition of the illness worst, while the amelioration factor makes the condition of the disease better.
It can be time, any part of the day, season, position, or any applications, etc.
The condition of Graphite is worse, in general at night, with rich food, before and after menstruation, extremes of temperature, a draught of cold air, uncovering, and cold drinks.
The conditions of Graphite are better from warm drinks, particularly warm milk, from being wrapped up, open-air, eructation, and eating.
This remedy completes the process of cure that is started by the first medicine given.
The remedies complementary to Graphite are Causticum, Hepar sulphuricum, and Lycopodium.
These remedies have many similarities in action but are different in origin, which means the source from which the medicine is prepared is another.
Remedies similar to Graphite are Rhus Toxicodendron and Petroleum in skin affections.
These are the remedies that are suitable to be used together.
It is compatible with Kali sulphuricum, and Calcarea carbonicum.
The bad effects of Graphite are antidoted by Aconite and Nux Vomica.
It antidotes the effects of Arsenicum album, Iodine, and Rhus Toxicodendron.
The dosage and potency of the medicine depend on the individual case.
Lower potency is given when very few symptoms of the patient match with the medicine and help the doctor only to diagnose the disease condition.
It is used in treating constipation and acidity, debility, and obesity.
This potency requires frequent repetition, 3-4 times a day, till the expected result is seen.
This is considered as higher potency; they are given when the majority of mental symptoms and physical symptoms of Graphites match.
It is useful in eczema, leucorrhoea, and Rheumatism.
Higher potencies are advisable to be not repeated very often; they act for a long duration of days, so the second dose is repeated every 7-days or every 15-days once.
This is very high potency.
One should give it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of Graphite and that given by the patient match perfectly.
It is useful in cases of Alcoholism and depression.
One should not repeat 1 M potency.
It is given 30 days once and waiting for symptoms to disappear.
The mother tincture of Graphites is used to treat dropsy and uterus cancer which needs frequent repetition.
Take 10 drops of mother tincture in half a cup of water three times a day till the improvement occurs.
This lower potency of Graphites works well to treat the conditions like breast induration and nail deformities.
Take 2-3 drops of dilution directly on the tongue thrice a day for 3 months.
- Anus affections
- Breasts induration
- Ears affections
- Glandular swellings
- Lips cracked
- Liver induration
- Menstruation disorders
- Nails disorders
- Ovarian tumors
- Pruritus vaginae
- Rectum affections
- Urine disordered
- Uterus cancer
Homeopathic medicines are prepared by potentization where the dynamic curative power of the medication is aroused, so homeopathic medicines produce negligible side effects.