Homeopathic Remedies in the Veterinary Materia Medica

Veterinary Materia Medica

of Homeopathic Remedies


Graphites in the Veterinary Materia Medica

Graphites is the homeopathic remedy for pets with… Hot Spots - Excessive Tearing - Skin and Ear Infections. Like all the carbons, Graphites (Black lead) - Plumbago) is an anti-psoric (anti-itch) of great power. The animals needing this remedy have a tendency to experience skin eruptions at the bends of joints, and many of the eruptions discharge a honey-colored liquid when Graphites is needed. Not always, but especially suited to animals that are stout or obese, and they are sluggish in movement and in their ability to heal.

This remedy is made from graphite, which is primarily carbon. As carbon is the basis of all organic materials, any carbon-containing remedy is very important, especially for deep physical damage or malfunction. Graphites is often best given under the supervision of an experienced veterinary homeopath, though there are some acute indications that it can be used for at home.


  • The animal is usually chilly
  • These animals have a particular tendency to develop the skin phase of internal disorders
  • Nails grow quick, thick, out of shape
  • Infected Skin and Ears
  • Hot Spots
  • Itching
  • Constipation
  • Discharge from the Vulva

> Better: In the dark, from being wrapped up, after eating.
< Worse: At night, from becoming cold, from daylight.

Complimentary: Argnt.nit. (follows well in gastric derangements); Caustic., Hep.;p Lycop.; Ars.;
Graphites follows well after Sulp., in diseases of the skin.

Compare: Petrol.; Sep.; Sulph.; Glour. ac. The associated constipation with mucus-covered stools and gastric flatulence should be taken into consideration and differentiate it from such remedies as Petrol. and Lycop.

Antidotes: Nux-V., Acon., Ars

Dose: Depending on the animals susceptibility 6c, 12c, 30c or 200c

Abbreviations: Graph., (Black Lead - Plumbago)

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