The homeopathic strain of Graphites is obtained from the ore of the same name. By definition, graphite is a variety of pure carbon with a solid appearance and black color. Moreover, like coal, it leaves a blackish stain to the touch or on the paper.
In the industrial field, this mineral finds many applications. It is thus used as a reducer, electrode, cathode, moderator, absorbent or as an electrical conductor. It is also the main element of carbon fiber.
In everyday life, its most common use is the pencil used to draw. Other names for this ore are: lead pencil, painters’ mica or lead pencil.
Properties and indications in homeopathy
In the medical field, Graphites treats many diseases, in particular those of a cutaneous, digestive and gynecological nature.
This homeopathic medicine solves several dermatological problems. Its main indication is conditions that are accompanied by a slow discharge of thick yellowish fluid. We distinguish, among others, impetigo, oozing eczema or intertrigo. In the majority of cases, these lesions are always located in the areas where the folds are marked, namely in the armpits, groin, genitals, around the mouth and behind the ear.
Its other indications in dermatology are:
- Cracked nipples
- Keloid scars
- Genital or labial herpes with a burning sensation and oozing
- Warts around the fingernails
Note that in addition to oozing, irritation may also appear.
On the digestive level, Graphites allows to treat various gastric disorders. Among them, we cite a slow and difficult transit, flatulence and gastric cramps.
Often these disorders lead to the development of other disorders such as bad breathchronic constipation, mucus-covered stools and hemorrhoidal disease.
This homeopathic remedy is used to treat various menstrual disorders. It is particularly effective in cases of scanty bleeding or amenorrhea. It also alleviates the signs of premenstrual syndrome or PMS. During menopause, it reduces the frequency and intensity of hot flashes.
In addition, it also restores thehormonal balance to cure gonadal and thyroid failure. It is also effective in case of sexual deficiency.
It should be noted that the heat of the bed, the cold and the menstrual periods may worsen symptoms.
- Dermatological conditions: take 5 granules of 15 or 30 CH once a day
- Scars and warts: take for 3 months, 5 granules of 7 or 9 CH in the morning and in the evening
- Digestive disorders: take 5 granules of 5 or 7 CH twice a day
- Hot flashes: take every morning and for several months, 5 granules in 9 CH
For the menstrual disorders and SPM, take a dose of 9, 15 and 30 CH respectively on the 20th, 21st and 22nd day of the menstrual cycle.