Argentum Nitricum - Homeopathic Medicine
Introduction: The medicine Argentum Nitricum is used for patients who suffer from strange mental symptoms like- thinking about different types of unnecessary things, becomes timid, and starts feeling nervousness before starting any work due to fear originating in the mind. The patient feels giddiness by seeing the high buildings while walking on the road and he feels also that the whole building is about to fall upon him. When he looks at high buildings, a whizzing sound starts producing in his ears, the body starts shivering with sweating.
Argentum Nitricum medicine is also used for the patients who have such symptoms as- feeling as if they would fall down and die when they cross any bridge or high place. Sometimes he is fallen down really.
When the patient looks downwards from the high window of a house, he thinks that jumping from here is dangerous or not and sometimes he jumps down in reality due to mentally weakness. Argentum Nitricum can be also given in such mental symptoms.
The drugs Argentum Nitricum and Aconite both can be used for the patient who always fears from death and sometimes feels the problems of death as the feeling evacuation or fear while going to the church or cinema hall. The patient feels this kind of fear not only while going to the church or cinema hall but also while going anywhere, meeting to any friend or introducing to the learned persons in a meeting. Due to which, the patient becomes the victim of nervous weakness. Zelsemium medicine is also useful in curing above symptoms and other disorders. This medicine can be compared with Argentum Nitricum medicine.
Many patients fear before starting any work or have a doubt about the success of their work. He remains very sad. The memory power of these patients is very weak. Such a patient walks very fast and keeps on involving in doing any deed. The medicines as Anaca, kreosotum, Mercurius, Lachesis, Rhus-mus, and Phosphoricum-Acidum can also be given to the patient at the place of Argentum Nitricum.
Argentum Nitricum is also useful for the patients who sometimes think that the time is passing very slowly and they do work in hurry but the patient also feels that working is delaying. Cannabis Indica can be also used for curing the above symptoms. Drugs like- Glonine, Alumina, Mercurius-sulphuricus, Nux-moschata, Medorinum, Nux-vomica, etc. can be given to the patient. The potencies of Argentum Nitricum and Cannabis are higher than the above medicines.
Some patients suffer from a strange type of symptom- they feel that time is passing very fast. Such patient should take Cocculus and theridion for getting relief.
Some patients like cold air, cold things, ice and ice-cream. He likes opened doors and windows. He feels suffocation in hot room. He feels difficulty in a room full of many peoples, in a church, dance-hall, fair and other crowded places. He feels much fear while going to the crowded places. If the patient suffers from such symptoms, Argentum Nitricum can be given to him.
If the patient is too lean and thin, looks like an old in his young age with other symptoms as wrinkled face, becoming thin day by day especially the body below the head, such patient should take the medicine Argentum Nitricum.
The disease of rickets makes the child weak and he looks like old person. Argentum Nitricum can be given for curing rickets. The drugs as Abrotanum, Iodum and Sarsaparilla can also be given in place of Argentum Nitricum.
Few patients have much desire for eating sweets and they suffer from amoebic dysentrywith stool. Argentum Nitricum can be given to such patients, but such types of patients should have much desire for sweets. The drugs as China, Lycopodium and Sulph can also be given to such types of patients.
If the patient feels that any organ of his body, portion of the body or whole body is becoming large with the feeling of other symptoms like- headache, the enlargement of the head, originating any disease in the ovary and swelling of it, etc., but there is no any symptom found in the patient in reality, Argentum Nitricum can be used for curing these symptoms.
The patient who suffers from symptoms as- the feeling of enlarged head, thin skull bones,the eyes have become as big as it will comes out, the tongue comes out after becoming large and one side of the head is felt big like a basket. Peris can be given to that patient; gelsemiumcan be also given to that patient.
If the patient feels that his chin has enlarged, he should take Argentum Nitricum for getting relief. Glonine can be also given to the patient.
If the patient feels an additional distance between two places, he should take Argentum Nitricum. Cannabis-Indica can be also used.
Sometimes, the patient feels his eyelids, head, one leg, etc. as big; Argentum Nitricum is useful for the patient. Cannabis-Indica can be also used.
Argentum Nitricum is used for curing swollen testicles. Instead of it, Sabadilla can be also used.
If the patient is feeling as too tall, he should take Argentum Nitricum. Drugs like-Platinum, Palle, Opi, and Stramonium, etc. can be also given to the patient.
The patient who suffers from symptoms like- vertigo, feeling weakness in the feet and shivering of the body with the humming sound in the ear, aggravation of headache in the open air and incessant headache with inflammation towards right side; when such patient do mental work, headache becomes more violent and the patient feels that his head has become too enlarged and he feels big eye of painful side of the head. Drugs- Bor, Glonine and Simis can be also given to the patient in addition to Argentum Nitricum.
Argentum Nitricum is given to the patient for curing migraine (Hemicrania). Due to migraine, patient acts like a mad; when this pain becomes violent, the body of the patient starts shivering and he becomes senselessness. The patient gets relief by tying his head tightly with a piece of cloth or after vomiting. Argentum Nitricum is given to the patient in such symptoms.
Various types of eyes diseases can be cured by taking Argentum Nitricum. If a person suffers from red eyes due to violent pain in the eyes, exuding pus from eyes and photophobia, he should take Argentum Nitricum. It is very effective medicine.
If the corner of the eye has swollen after becoming red and red lump of flesh near the edge of eye has enlarged, Argentum Nitricum proves very beneficial to cure such symptoms.
If the patient suffers from symptoms as- feeling a thing like snake flying before the eyes, feeling trouble in front of the fire or in the hot room, getting relief by living in the open air, by sprinkling cold water in the eyes and by fomenting, Merc-sal is given to the patient for its treatment. Besides it, Argentum Nitricum can be also given to the patient.
Belladonna can be used, if the eyes have become red, but if white eruptions are also found with redness in the eyes, the patient should take Argentum Nitricum for getting quick relief.
If profuse pus is coming out from the patient’s eyes or swelling has come in the eyes, Argentum nitricum is very effective for curing it, but if concentrated (thick) pus is coming out from the eyes, Puls can be also used.
When the patient suffers from eye swelling due to appearing eruptions, Argentum Nitricum can be used. This medicine is also useful for curing the swelling of eyelids.
If a person has lost his vision due to reading small letters, Argentum Nitricum is effective for recovering his vision. This medicine is also useful for the disease named myopia in which the patient is not able to see nearer things, but see far away things; he has to keep the book at a distance for reading clearly while study.
The patient who suffers from drops of sweating on his face, yellowish, blue, dried face, eyes and cheeks have shrunken and he is looked like an old and patient in his young age, Argentum Nitricum is very useful to cure such patient.
Use of Argentum Nitricum in different diseases:
Symptoms related to urine:-
1. Argentum Nitricum is useful in the pain, swelling and burning sensation of ureter (Urinary pipe). In case of hematuria(discharging of blood with urine), coming urine haltingly and pus is coming with urine while gonorrhoea, Argentum Nitricum is very useful to cure such symptoms of the patient.
2. Argentum Nitricum is a useful remedy in the cases of gonorrhea of women and her leucorrhoea coming with pus. This medicine is also very useful for curing the wound with pain and bleeding from the mouth of uterus.
3. Argentum Nitricum is very useful drug for curing symptoms as urination unknowingly in unconsciousness, inflammation or itching in the ureter (urinary tube), pricking pain like thorns in the ureter, scanty urination in dark appearance, urine goes on dripping even after urination, urine is divided into two flow while urination, gonorrhea, severe pain while urination, Hematuria, etc.
Symptoms related to the Nose: -
If a person is suffering from symptoms as becoming unable to identify the fragrance, itching in the nose, wound in the nose,coryza and cold, feeling excessively cold, headache along with watery eyes, etc., the patient should take Argentum Nitricum to cure such symptoms.
Throat-related Symptoms: -
Argentum Nitricum can be used for the treatment of hoarseness and aphasia (throat voice).
Symptoms related to Paralysis: -
1. Argentum Nitricum is very useful for curing several types of paralysis.
2. Argentum Nitricum is very useful to cure symptoms as- numbness and stiffness of the hands and legs with lancinating pain in them due to malfunctioning of the body.
3. Argentum Nitricum can be given to the patient if he is suffering from breathing problems, weakness and numbness of the back and feet and lancinating pain in the heart and left lung.
Symptoms of the Stomach:-
1. Argentum Nitricum is a very useful drug in the cases of stomach pain, indigestion and stomach sores.
2. Argentum Nitricum is beneficial for curing diarrhoea and dysentry.
3. A person, who is suffering from nausea, retching, pain and swelling inside the stomach, pain in the whole stomach along with being produced sound of teeth grinding, burning sensation and contraction in the stomach, trying for belching but fail in it, desiring for sweet things, cheese and salt, pain in the wounds in the section below the left ribs and tremoring and stiffness inside the stomach, should take Argentum Nitricum.
Symptoms of the back: -
1. If a person is suffering from excessive drowsiness along with the disease of back and feeling tiredness in the frontal portion of the hands and the lower portion of the feet especially in the soles, etc., Argentum Nitricum is very beneficial for that person.
2. In case of severe back pain, pain in the neck at night and feeling pain at the rear portion of the spinal cord, etc., Argentum Nitricum can be used.
Argentum Nitricum should be used for curing these symptoms of the patient.
Symptoms of epilepsy: -
Argentum Nitricum is very useful for curing epilepsy in which the pupils of the patient’s eyes are become wide before many hours of epilepsy attacks and tetanus in which the body of the patient is curved like a bow.
Symptoms of the face: -
Argentum Nitricum is very useful in cases like-sunken cheeks, looking like an old, becoming the face as yellow and blue and feeling the upper skin of the bones as stretched.
Mouth-related symptoms: -
Argentum Nitricum is beneficial in symptoms like- softness of the gums with bleeding, forming blisters on the tongue, redness of the front portion of the tongue with pain, toothache, taste of the tongue is like that of copper and ink, wounds in the mouth, etc.
Symptoms of the throat: -
Sometimes, thick mucus gets gathered inside the throat and mouth, due to which, the patient has to remove it out by expectorating. The patient feels rattling sensation in his throat with pain, prickling pain in the throat while eating, becoming the inner portion of the throat as red, catarrh in the smokers and tickling as if hair persits in his throat, suffocation, etc., In these conditions, using Argentum Nitricum is appropriate.
Stomach-related Symptoms: -
Argentum Nitricum is used in the cases of stomachache, flatulence, pricking pain below the small ribs of the left side of the stomach, stomach sores, etc.
Symptoms of loose-motions: -
Argentum Nitricum is very useful for curing symptoms like- watery stool, excretion with sound and wind, flatulence with greenish stool, fetid stool, and loose motion and watery material start coming just after having meal and beverages, desire for eating sweet, mental imbalance, itching in the anus, etc.
Symptoms of Male:
Argentum Nitricum is very useful to cure male symptoms like- impotence, looseness of the penis while trying to involve insexual intercourse, cancer, unwillingness for sex, contraction of the penis, feeling pain while copulating, etc.
If a woman is suffering from symptoms like- intestinal pain at the beginning of menses, pain near the breasts, excessive desire for sex at night, scratching of the vagina due to excessive bleeding in the period of menses, irregular menstrual flow, bleeding from the upper membrane of the uterus after two weeks of menses and the painful disease of the left fallopian tube, Argentum Nitricum proves very beneficial to cure such symptoms of the patient.
Symptoms of the respiratory system: -
If a person has been suffering from cough while speaking loudly, chronic hoarseness, suffocative cough, feeling hairs persisting in the throat, problems in breathing, feeling the chest as hard, irregular heartbeat and pulse rate, feeling difficulty by lying down on the left side, severe pain in the chest, heart diseases, etc., Argentum Nitricum is very useful to cure such symptoms.
Symptoms of the skin: -
Argentum Nitricum should be used for the treatment of symptoms like- stretching in the skin, faded skin, dryness of the skin, appearing flecks marks on the skin, etc.
Symptoms of Insomnia: -
Argentum Nitricum can be used for curing symptoms like- insomnia, sleeplessness caused by over thinking, dreaming about snakes at night while sleeping, etc.
Symptoms of fever: -
Argentum Nitricum can be used for curing symptoms like- nauseating with coldness, feeling cold in the condition of uncovered body, fever, feeling suffocation, etc.
Comparison between Lilium Tigricum and Argentum Nitricum: -
Both Argentum Nitricum and Lilium Tigriuum contain similar properties (qualities), because both are able to cure uterus diseases. Both these medicines can be used if the patient has been suffering from loose motions due to stimulation. In case of choosing one of them, Argentum Nitricum is more useful than other, because the effect of the mineral medicines stays for many years.
Comparison of Argentum Nitricum with Sulphur or Causticum: -
Argentum Nitricum is a very effective for the back and external organs. If the patient has been suffering from backache, which is ameliorated by standing or walking, but is aggravated by leaving the seat, Sulphur and Causticum should be used. These symptoms can be also cured by using Argentum Nitricum.
Comparison of Argentum Nitricum: -
The properties of Argentum Nitricum can be compared with other drugs like- Nitricum-Acidum, Natrum-Muriaticum, Arum and Cuprum.
Argentum Nitricum can be needed in different cases like- eating cold eatables, sugar, ice-cream, living in the cold air and doing mental work excessively.
Diminution of the medicine Argentum Nitricum: -
The effect of Argentum Nitricum is reduced by living in the open air, by facing air blow on the face, taking bath with cold water, etc.
Removing the bad effects of Argentum Nitricum: -
If Argentum Nitricum has used additionally, Natrum- Muriaticum should be used for removing its poisonous effect especially when the synovial (mucus) membrane has damaged.
Argentum Nitricum should be used as 3rd to 30th potency.