Charcoal is the basis of the homeopathic remedy Carbo vegetabilis (Carbo veg.). To prepare this medication, charcoal is powdered and subsequently triturated with lactose sugar. The end result is the mother tincture of carbo veg., which does not retain any trace of this mineral.
While charcoal is effective in controlling the foul smelling breath owing to formation of stomach gasses, the homeopathic remedy prepared with it - Carbo vegetabilis (Carbo veg.) works to rapidly soothe the gas filled stomachs as well as the indigestion that accompanies this condition. When people are debilitated owing to any ailment or exhaustion, this medication facilitates in easing headaches, constipation, fatigue, colds as well as persistent sporadic coughs. In the instance of the mental condition being negative, tetchy and/ or unconcerned, even if it happens for a brief period of time, the homeopathic medication carbo veg. has the potential to turn things around. Generally, homeopathic physicians prescribe carbo veg. for people who have been enduring physical debility, fatigue as well as poor vivacity that is common following an operation or ailment. In addition, this homeopathic remedy has the aptitude to ease shock especially in the wake of a surgery wherein there is a cold sensation on the skin and the individual appears pale. However, the patient has a hot sensation within and all these symptoms can be alleviated by turning to carbo veg. Homeopathic physicians also prescribe carbo veg. to people who suffer from absence of oxygenation in the tissues owing to meagre blood circulation in the veins. People suffering from poor venous circulation experience symptoms, such as bluish skin on the face, hands and feet, cold, swollen and cold legs, and/ or hemorrhaging varicose veins. Some patients may also experience symptoms like huskiness, cold tongue and breath, poor energy levels and absence of coordination. The homeopathic remedy Carbo vegetabilis (Carbo veg.) is also very effective for treating health complaints like digestive disorders arising from any type of diet. Such digestive problems may include heartburn, formation of stomach gas and indigestion. The symptoms endured by people suffering from such digestive disorders may comprise sour burping, a salty taste in the mouth and regurgitation (intended or instinctive return of partially digested food to the mouth from the stomach). In addition, carbo veg. is also useful in providing relief from headaches that usually happen in the morning, particularly after consuming excessive food, as well as when there is a heavy and hot sensation in the head accompanied by giddiness, queasiness and a propensity to faint. In addition, many homeopathic physicians also prescribe carbo veg. for patients suffering from asthma and intermittent coughing as in the case of whooping cough accompanied by stifling, suffocation and vomiting mucus. This medication is also useful in treating bronchitis suffered by aged people. Caro vegetabilis (Carbo veg.) is especially effective in treating two specific conditions - exhaustion and chronic fatigue syndrome as well as indigestion and flatulence. A brief discussion on the usefulness of carbo veg. in curing these two health conditions is presented below.
We all experience some degree of fatigue or exhaustion some time or the other. Normally, this appears in the form of tremendous tiredness, debility and it is possible that there is a difference of temperatures of the skin and the body. Homeopathic physicians use carbo veg. to treat fatigue or conditions that are further extreme, for instance, chronic fatigue syndrome. This ailment is generally accompanied by throbbing stinging pains throughout the body. In such cases, the glands of the patients become swollen and they find it difficult to concentrate. In addition, such patients also suffer from tremendous anxiety or nervousness. The symptoms experienced by the patients worsen rapidly and it is apparent that they are enduring a lot of problems.
In homeopathy, Carbo vegetabilis (Carbo veg.) is an ideal remedy for flatulence and digestive disorders. In addition, this homeopathic medication is also effective in treating regurgitation. People suffering from such health conditions may have symptoms, such as foul smelling stomach gas, sour burps, bloating and even diarrhea, which may make an uncomplicated action like eating rather difficult.
Charcoal, which forms the basis of the homeopathic remedy Carbo vegetabilis (Carbo veg.) is obtained by burning pieces of wood in the absence of air. Normally, wood from the beech, poplar trees or silver birch is used to prepare charcoal. These species of wood grow in the Northern Hemisphere.