BONES, DISEASES OF
Periosteal inflammations and ulcerations ; the ulcers are
sensitive and intolerant to dressings ; the discharge is
Caries of bones with offensive
soreness around the ulcers; caries of
tibia with great soreness, so much so that
intolerant. Pains are dull, drawing and boring,
carbonica. Caries of
long bones with an
exhausting diarrhoea. Ostitis discharging
Syphilis of the long bones, periostitis and otitis
worse at night
and in damp weather.
It is of striking benefit in secondary syphilitic
Hard, rough, corrugated elevations on bones, bruises of bones ; caries, leading
to the formation of pelvic abscesses, affections of nasal bones, caries from
or abuse of Mercury
Osseous tumors, enlargement of bones, with or without caries.
Osteomata of spongy nature are greatly improved
cured by this remedy. Swelling of bones of jaw after extraction of teeth
with violent pains. Caries of maxillary bones
It has an action at the places where the bones form a
suture or joint
; it is also useful to favor
the uniting of fractures, hastening the formation of callus.
Non-union of fractures when due to impaired nutrition. In the lower potencies it
stimulates the formation of callus. Rickets. Symphytum
for injuries of bone where there is an irritability at the point of fracture,
nervous in origin. Ruta
in fractures renders callus to form.
Especially useful where non-union results, because of deficient callus.
. Rickets, defective assimilation,
great appetite, but poorly nourished.
It produces caries of the long bones
, with thin and excoriating
, relieved by cold applications
Dental fistulae and bone felons, with offensive
Dental fistula; caries of the bone, especially of the long bones, with thin
excoriating discharges relieved by cold applications
. Caries of temporal
bones and mastoid processes. The pains are burning and intermittent, and the
discharge is thin and acrid
. Caries from syphilis or mercury. It follows
well. Silicea is worse from cold,
Flouric acid better
Silicea, Flouric acid and Calcarea flourica are useful in jaw
In scrofulous children whose bones are curved, spinal curvature ;
; fistulous tracks running to diseased bone
Curvature of bones, rickets; here it is often the clearly indicated remedy;
there is present offensive sweat. Hip-joint disease. Caries after inflammation,
. It is a slow acting remedy.
Caries of the vertebra. Curvature of the spine. Rickets, sour sweat.
. Hip disease and caries of the spine. Sensation in the bone
as if scraped with a knife. It is a remedy which corresponds to the extreme
debility found in rickets, and is a valuable remedy in that affection.
is useful in
, especially of the lower jaw ; also
Drugs useful in Caries:
., Caries of
the tarsus ; Angustura
of the long bones ; Strontiana
, of the femur ;
, cranial bones and bones of nose
and palate after abuse of Mercury
pains aggravated by touch ; burning pains, worse at night ;
is useful for
injuries of the bones.
is useful in
affections of the
Caries of cranial
bones and bones of the palate are especially
met by this remedy. It is an antidote
to mercury, and has
violent pains at night. There is an
offensive odor and discharge of small pieces of
bone. Pains in the bones of the extremities. When timely given it may prevent
caries, necrosis and
muriaticum. Caries especially of the tarsus.
Mezereum. Periostitis before the stage of
suppuration, worse from touch nodes, necrosis nocturnal bone pains. Exostosis of
the tarsal bones.
Ostitis, violent bone pains, swelling. Nitric
acid. Mercurial ostitis, drawing, pressive
pains with sensitiveness. Phosphorus.
Non-syphilitic caries of vertebra and caries of lower jaw. in hip disease it is
useful after Silicea, burning in the spine.
The proving of Phosphorus gives the essential features of rickets. It is
especially of use in cases marked by laryngeal symptoms.