Argentum nitricum, as a homeopathic remedy, is employed for treating various types of apprehensions and nervousness that are set off by overexcited thoughts. This remedy is most appropriate for conditions like claustrophobia, stage fright and anxiety regardless of unforeseen circumstances. In most instances, such phobias and fears occur together with a superstition that something dreadful would happen soon, for instance, being squeezed by a lofty building. In this case, anxiety may be present all by itself or be together with other symptoms like sweating, palpitations, sleeplessness and also vomiting. Individuals who require this homeopathic remedy most often have a feeling that they are out of control because their thoughts go mad with fear. On occasions, such people may also be besieged with anxiety and this opens the gate to additional issues or problems to develop, for instance, vertigo and also conditions like claustrophobia. People looking for help from Argentum nit., as a homeopathic remedy, have a propensity to experience feeble and trembling limbs. Occasionally, such individuals are also likely to experience a giddy feeling and, on the face of it, stumble around in darkness. Such actions as well as the related symptoms are likely to follow a brain injury or stroke; or at times may even be related to multiple sclerosis or epilepsy. Now and then, such people may feel immense difficulty in standing firm against any irresponsible behaviour and risky urges, for instance, leaping from a high window. Sweating and palpitations brought on by anxiety are also dealt excellently when the patient turns to Argentum nit. The homeopathic remedy Argentum nitricum is also prescribed for curing digestive disorders like gas, diarrhea, vomiting as well as throbbing headaches that begin gradually and are a result of consuming excessive amounts of sweet foods or owing to tense exhilaration. In addition, this remedy is also very useful for pain that gets better when pressure is applied and when the patient is in fresh air. This type of pain deteriorates when the patient makes any movement or owing to talking; asthma; warts; colicky pain during weaning; laryngitis accompanied by a pain akin to a splinter; as well as hoarseness; epilepsy; dizziness; and sore throats. As a homeopathic remedy Argentum nitricum is especially beneficial for women. It is given to them for a bearing down feeling within the uterus owing to menstruation or prolapse. Argentum nit. is also effective for curing mucous membrane inflammation, particularly in the eyes, and is also employed to cure conjunctivitis. Before we conclude, it needs to be underlined that this homeopathic remedy is effective for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a widespread problem of the bowels that frequently turns up in the form of an undulation between diarrhea and constipation. Often there is a general feeling of a stomach upset and, in this instance, the stools are likely to be loose as well as covered with mucus. Besides, irritable bowel syndrome, individuals suffering from other digestive problems may also turn to the homeopathic remedy Argentum nitricum for help. Such digestive disorders may include general belching, diarrhea and foul smelling or watery bowels.
Acanthite which is used to prepare the homeopathic remedy Argentum nitricum, is mostly found in the United States, South America and Norway. People who depend on this homeopathic remedy have a propensity to be vociferous, happy and optimistic in nature. Such individuals may perhaps be impetuous as well as easily influenced. It has been found that this type of people find it difficult to control their emotions. They may laugh or even cry promptly and are also likely to find it quite difficult to control their anger. People known to belong to the Argentum nit. personality always seem to be in haste and have an inclination to be extremely quick in their foot movements as well as have a quick wit.
The homeopathic remedy Argentum Metallicum is primarily used for rheumatism and arthritis, wherein the joints of the hands, feet, fingers and even toes become painful. This remedy is also administered for treating raw pain in the organs within the body. Typically, this homeopathic remedy is appropriate for pains that increase slowly and fade away all of a sudden. Argentum Metallicum may also prove to be helpful in treating asthma, laryngitis and bronchitis. In addition, Argentum Metallicum is also recommended for cough due to laughing; ejection of gray mucus similar to jelly; acute backache (affected people usually walk bent); hoarseness; trembling and feeble legs; rheumatism of joints, particularly the elbows and knees; swollen ankles and writer's cramp. Individuals requiring the homeopathic remedy Argentum Metallicum normally feel better when they are in the open air and cough while lying down at night. Their condition deteriorates when someone touches them and during the noon. It is worth mentioning here that every student of homeopathy learns about the benefits and uses of Argentum Metallica very early in his/ her training. This homeopathic remedy is most appropriate for phobic conditions as well as tense nerves prior to appearing in any examination. Therefore, homeopaths administer Argentum Metallicum quite generously for treating these conditions - however, in many cases, use of this homeopathic remedy does not yield the desired results. This remedy will only be helpful in instances of extreme anxiety and agoraphobia provided the patient constitutionally belongs to the Argentum Metallicum type. And since this remedy is of a comparatively unusual kind, in most cases people would respond better to other homeopathic remedies, for instance, Arsenicum and Sepia.
Iron, copper and zinc ores containing silver, which are used to prepare the homeopathic remedy Argentum Metallicum, are mostly found in the United States and parts of South America.