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Acid benzoicum

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Information about Dr. Reckeweg Acid benzoicum

Acidum benzoicum is a Homoeopathic Remedy made from benzoic acid. It is a colorless or white solid that is derived from gum benzoin. It is obtained from gum benzoin by the process of sublimation. It is known to be the simplest of all aromatic carboxylic acids. Its chemical formula is C6H5CO2H. It is found in nature in many plants and animals. Salts of benzoic acid are used for making food preservatives. Industrially it is used for synthesis of other organic material. It is metabolized and excreted by humans as hippuric acid.

Product Origin: Germany

Key uses/benefits: 

  • The presence of concomitant symptoms of strong-smelling urine along with any pathology is strongly indicative of Acidum Benzoicum. The urine is strong smelling like ammonia or horse’s urine and generally dark brown. It is often used in the treatment of enuresis Nocturna in old men and children, bunion of great toe, ganglion of the wrist, etc based on this concomitant symptom.
  • Sudden change in the locality of pains which are otherwise mostly felt in the region of the heart. Symptoms tend to appear left side first then move to the right side.
  • The benzoic acid patient is found to be inclined to dwell on the unpleasant matter. For example, if he sees anyone who is deformed it makes him shudder.
  • In diarrhea, the stools are light-colored, watery, and very offensive. It is commonly found in children. The stools look like soapsuds and are associated with strong-smelling urine usually. There may be shivering before stools.
  • The cough in Benzoic acid is dry, long-continued, and results from the suppression of gonorrhea.
  • The tongue in Benzoic acid is spongy on the surface along with spreading ulcers and deep cracks.


Directions of Use:

  • As directed by your Physician


Safety Information:

  • Read the label carefully before use.
  • Store in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep out of reach of children.

Additional Information

Additional information about Acid benzoicum

Acidum Benzoicum  Homeopathy therapeutic range of actions as per Boericke Materia Medica

  • The most marked characteristic pertains to the odor and color of the urine. It has a marked action on metabolism. It produces and cures symptoms of a uric acid diathesis, with urine highly colored and very offensive, and gouty symptoms. Renal insufficiency. The child wants to be nursed in the arms, will not be laid down. Pains suddenly change their locality. Anti-psychotic. Gouty and asthmatic.
  • Mind-Prone to dwell on unpleasant things in the past. Omits words in writing. Depression.
  • Head-Vertigo inclination to fall sideways. Throbbing in temporal arteries, causes puffing around ears. Noises when swallowing. Ulceration of tongue. Swelling behind ears (Caps). Cold sweat on forehead. Pricking, puckered constriction of mouth, bluish and bleeding gums. Wens.
  • Nose-Itching of septum. Pain in nasal bones.
  • Face-Copper-colored spots. Red, with little blisters. Circumscribed redness of cheeks.
  • Stomach-Sweat while eating; pressure in the stomach, the sensation of a lump.
  • Abdomen-Cutting about navel. Stitching in liver region.
  • Rectum-Stitches and constricted feeling. Puckering constriction of rectum. Itching and watery elevations around anus.
  • Stool-Frothy, offensive, liquid, light-colored, like soapsuds, bowel movements, mostly windy.
  • Urine-Repulsive odor; changeable color; brown, acid. Enuresis; dribbling, offensive urine of old men. Excess of uric acid. Vesical catarrh from suppressed gonorrhoea. Cystitis.
  • Respiratory-Hoarse in the morning. Asthmatic cough; worse at night; lying on the right side. Chest very tender. Pain in the region of the heart. Expectoration, green mucus.
  • Back-Pressure on the spinal column. Coldness in the sacrum. Dull pain in the region of kidneys; worse, wine.
  • Extremities-Joints crack on motion. Tearing with stitches. Pain in tendo Achillis. Rheumatic gout; nodes very painful. Gouty deposits. Ganglion; swelling of the wrist. Pain and swelling in knees. Bunion of the great toe. Tearing pain in great toe.
  • Fever-Cold hands, feet, back, knees. Chilliness; cold sweat. Internal heat on awakening.
  • Skin-Red spots. Itching in spots.
  • Modalities-Worse, in open air; by uncovering.
  • Relationship.-Useful after Colchic fails in gout; after Copavia in gonorrhea.
  • Compare: Nitric acid; Ammon benz; Sabina; Tropoeolum.
  • Garden Nasturtium-(fetid urine).
  • Antidote: Copaiva.
  • Incompatible: Wine.
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