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Homeopathic Remedies - Homeopathy
Monday, 12 April 2010 12:13

Alumina / Alum

Formal Name: Aluminum Oxydatum

Also Known As: Alumina, Aluminum Oxide, Pure Clay

Aluminum is a very common substance that is quite well known. It appears in a variety of things and therefore this mineral is widely accepted for the uses it offers.

When it comes to medicinal uses, aluminum is best known for its helpful component in the antacids that so many of us take on a daily basis.

There is a problem with this mineral however, as many experts are starting to become concerned because it tends to show up in higher concentrations in the brain of Alzheimer’s patients.

When we look at the use of aluminum within homeopathy, it should come as no surprise that it has the ability to help the body recover from dementia. Alumina also has far more reaching curative purposes and works as a homeopathic remedy for several different health conditions. Also, there are no concerns regarding Alumina building up in the body or brain because after careful and proper preparation of this homeopathic remedy, there are no real traces of the mineral remaining in the solution.

Homeopathic Remedies using Alumina:

Benefits/Uses of Alumina:


Alumina is recommended for those individuals who face issues with an extreme form of fatigue. So extreme that it can be debilitating. Alumina, as a homeopathic remedy works with the body to help recover from the exhaustion and even assists with any low vitality issues that the individual may suffer as a result of this condition.

Nervous Disorders:

Though there are many types of nervous disorders, some of the symptoms are quite common in nature. This shows up as numbness or a “pins and needles” sensation that encompasses certain parts or the entire body. The individual may suffer from slow and weak movements that are almost uncontrollable. Additionally, the eyelids may become droopy. This may happen over time as a result of this disorder or from squinting. Alumina may work to aid the body in ridding symptoms or help as a homeopathic remedy in coping with the disorder altogether.


The mental process begins to decline in this condition, and can cause the person to become slow and absent minded in nature. As like cures like, this is where the alumina can be quite helpful with dementia. It may help to prevent any further problems or at least control what the individual is suffering from currently in terms of dementia.


When the stools become sluggish or even too small to pass, constipation is eminent. Using alumina as a homeopathic remedy may offer some excellent help in getting the bowel to work properly and speed things up a bit.

Appetite Disorders:

Alumina is often given to those with appetite disorders. Symptoms include a very strong craving for dry food or even inedible objects. Additionally the individual may develop a dry throat as a result. This disorder can be quite serious, so it is best to seek help in the early stages of this disorder.

Homeopathic Remedy Profile for Alumina:

Alumina is most commonly given as a homeopathic remedy to the elderly, or even to those who are senile or who suffer from poor memory. They may have a sensitivity to sharp objects and fear insanity as a result of this. They often have the feeling that something terrible is going to happen to them and this leads to despair and even dementia. These individuals often have cravings for inedible objects; commonly, items such as pencils or coffee grounds. This makes it imperative to seek help as soon as possible.

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 April 2013 23:10

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