Latin, Zoological, Botanical and mineralogical name/s:
|Antimodium Tartaricum, Antimodium Tart.
||Antimony Potassium Tartrate
General description and domicile:
A very poisonous substance prepared chemically from Antimony oxide.
Warning: Extreme care must be taken when handling this
chemical as it is a virulent poison.
Part used and extraction:
Chemically prepared from antimony oxide and potassium tartrate it forms an
off-white crystalline powder.
The antimony potassium tartrate is triturated with lactose sugar to form the
The medical history of this form of antimony is steeped in accidental
deaths. It was used as a powerful emetic, which was almost always guaranteed to
work but if it did not cause vomiting the patient inevitably died from absorbing
the poison. It was also used to cleanse wounds and again the patient may absorb
enough of this virulent poison into the bloodstream and die.
More recently it was used as an insecticide and in the textile
industry as a color fixative.
Proved by Hanhemann originally but then also proved by several
Insecure, attention seekers that respond to attention, reassurance, comfort
and rest. When sick they rapidly become restless, anxious but apathetic, listless
and drowsy. Although they crave attention and sympathy they do not like being
touched or examined.
Physical symptoms are lack of thirst, excessive cold sweat,
weakness, congested, rattle-prone chest infection. Face is pale, drawn and blue
in the lips.
Suffocating mucus build up in chest, aversion to examination or being touched,
lack of thirst, listless weakness.
Used for treatment of:
General Symptoms Worse for:
Factors/Conditions that make the symptoms worse
Warmth or hot
General Symptoms Better for:
Factors/Conditions that improve symptoms
For sitting up
For coughing up mucus
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