Benzoic Acid [Benz-ac]

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Benzoic Acid [Benz-ac] symptoms of the homeopathy remedy from Keynotes and Red Line Symptoms by Adolph von Lippe. What are the symptoms of Benzoic Acid [Benz-ac]? Keynote indications and uses of Benzoic Acid [Benz-ac]




      May be indicated: in any form of disease characterized by the peculiar urine.

The urine in the clothing scents the whole room (N.).


Offensive or pungent smell in the urine (Calcarea, Mercurius Acid nitricum, Sulphur) (C.).

Urine offensive and of a deep red colour (Berberis, Lycopodium, Stramonium) (A.).

Vesical catarrh from suppressed gonorrhoea (Pulsatilla, Sepia) (C.).

Cough, with expectoration of green mucus (Nat-S.) (A.).

Cracking of the joints when moving (Caps., Ledum, Acid nitricum, Petroleum, Rhus toxicodendron) (G.).

Gout, worse at night (Colchicum, Acid nitricum) (A.).

Extreme weakness or lasting (A.).

Redness and swelling of joints (Apis, Belladonna, Colchicum Ledum, Mercurius, Stramonium) (A.).

Tearing or stitching pains in large joints of big toe (Acid nitricum) (A.).

Enuresis nocturna of delicate children; dribbling urine of old men, with enlarged prostate; strong characteristic odour; excess of uric acid (A.).

Inclination to dwell on unpleasant subjects.

Often omits words while writing (Bar-C., Lycopodium, Acid phosphoricum.).

Perspiration while eating (Carb-An., Carbon sulph., Carbo vegetabilis, Kali carb., Mercurius, Acid nitricum, Sepia).

Sensation as of a lump in the pit of the throat (Belladonna, Phytolacca).

Diarrhoea: white, very offensive and exhausting stools, running right through the diaper (Calcarea phos., Crot-T., Podophyllum) (A.).

Chilliness before stool (Ar., Mercurius, Phosphorus, verat.).

Gouty concretion (Calcarea, Lycopodium, Sepia, Silicea) (A.).

Affects all the joints, especially the knees (A.).

Gouty nodosities (Berberis, Lath-C., Lycopodium) (A.).

Heart troubles of rheumatic origin (N.).

Pain in the region of the heart (C.).

Pains suddenly change their locality (Kali bichromicum, Ledum, Pulsatilla) (C.).

Symptoms go from left to right, and from below upward (C.).

Circumscribed redness of the cheeks (China, Ferrum, Lycopodium, ward (C.).

Circumscribed redness of the cheeks (China, Ferrum, Lycopodium, Phosphorus, Sulphur, Tuberculinum) (C.).

Night sweats (Calcarea, Mercurius, Acid nitricum) (B.).

Profuse sweat, without relief (Mercurius) (B.).

Angina faucicum and tonsilitis with exceedingly offensive and high coloured urine (N.).

Valvular deposits in the heart (Kalm., Ledum, Lith-C.) (F.).

Nodular swellings in the joints (Amm-P., Calcarea, Lycopodium) (F.).


      From motion; and at night.


      From rest; and in the day time.


      Similar to: Berberis, Copaiva, Ferrum, Lith-C., Acid nitricum, sep., Thuja, and Viola tricolor

Useful after Colchicum fails in gout; after abuse of Copaiva in suppression of gonorrhoea.

About the author

Adolph Lippe

Adolph Lippe

Adolph Lippe (born near Goerlitz, Prussia, 11 May 1812; died in Philadelphia, 23 January 1888) was a homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. Adolph got a legal education at Berlin. After completing his legal studies, Lippe became interested in homeopathy, and emigrated to the United States in 1837 to further his study. In 1838, he enrolled in the North American Academy of Homeopathy at Allentown, Pennsylvania, from where he graduated in 1841. He settled in Philadelphia, where from 1863 until 1868 he was professor of materia medica in the Homeopathic College of Pennsylvania. Besides some essays and treatises from the French, German, and Italian which became standards, Lippe was the author of:
Comparative Materia Medica (Philadelphia, 1854)
Text-Book of Materia Medica (1866)

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