GRAPHITE, PLUMBAGO, BLACK LEAD
This dark grey form of carbon,
familiar in pencils, is a key homeopathic remedy for skin ailments,
including psoriasis, eczema, and cracked and weeping skin. it is also given
by homeopaths for menstrual problems.
Graphite has been used in pencils since 1562,
when the world's first pencil factory opened in Britain. However, it was not until the 19th century that graphite was given this name,
after graphein, the Greek for to write. It has many other uses, from making lubricants to slowing down neutrons in nuclear reactors.
In spite of its common names, graphite contains no lead.
Soothes the skin.
A homeopathic remedy (Graphites) used for skin problems such as psoriasis,
eczema, and cracked and weeping skin, and for hot flushes, absent periods, and premenstrual tension.