Latin, Zoological, Botanical and mineralogical name/s:
|Argentum, Argentum Nitricum, Argentum Nit.
||Hell Stone, Devil's Stone
General description and domicile:
Silver Nitrate occurs in silver ore (acanthite) which has a metallic sheen and
is sensitive to light. Thermal veins all over the world contains acanthite and
significant deposits in Norway and The Americas.
Silver nitrate is extensively used in the manufacture of
photosensitive paper and film for photographers and is also used to make mirrors
and in black ink.
Silver nitrate is poisonous if ingested. It is also retained in the body so
repeated small doses can build up to poisonous levels.
Part used and extraction:
Silver nitrate chemically made from the ore
Silver Nitrate is dissolved in alcohol to form the mother tincture.
The medicinal use of Silver Nitrate dates back to the Middle Ages when it
was used as an antiseptic and caustic to treat wounds. It is a strong dye and
was used as a hair dye up to the nineteenth century. Today silver nitrate is
still used in wart treatments and although not common mild poisoning still
occurs from treating warts, giving some idea of the toxicity of this compound.
Symptoms of mild poisoning are anxiety and agitation.
Originally proved by Hahnemann
and again by Muller in 1845.
How to use these pages:
What follows below is a profile of the homeopathic remedy. This profile must
be compared with the profile of the person to be treated in great detail before
treatment can be commenced. See
How to Use
Argentum Nitricum people are always on the go, strongly motivated to
get things done but fear trials or ordeals like public performances or speaking
and exams when they become very nervous and agitated to the point that it may
induce diarrhea or/and vomiting. Extroverted, mainly cheerful, impulsive and
impressionable. Easily swayed they are easy to laugh or cry and can very
suddenly change from elation to depression. They tend to phobic fears and are
Physically they are easily exhausted and when they are tired is
is normally accompanied by trembling. Exhaustion is normally caused by mental
exertion. They have a sweet tooth but their sensitive digestive system does not
cope well with these cravings.
Argentum Nitricum people are physically warm people that
generally dislike warm weather and hot rooms.
Anxiety, Fear of ordeal, Phobias, Easily feels hot, Impulsive, Sweet
tooth, Nervous digestion with flatulence.
Used for treatment of:
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
General Symptoms Worse for:
Factors/Conditions that make the symptoms worse
Lying on the left side
General Symptoms Better for:
Factors/Conditions that improve symptoms
Pressure on pain or discomfort area
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