The platinum is a transition metal, ductile and malleable, the more ductile after the gold and silver, white-grey. Resists corrosion and is located either in the native state that in some minerals of nickel and copper.

Its name derives from the Spanish platina, diminutive of plata, silver. The metal was known and used by pre-Columbian peoples of South America and the first mention is founded in European documents of 1557.

The therapeutic properties are often applied as a medicine to cure cancer. The health effects of platinum are strongly dependent on the type of bonds that are shaped and the exposure level and immunity of the person that is exposed. Platinum as a metal is not very dangerous, but platinum salts can cause several health effects, such as alterations of DNA, cancer, allergic reactions of the skin and mucous membranes. It can also cause damage to organs such as the intestines, kidneys and bone marrow, as well as hearing damage. Finally, a danger Platinum is that it can cause potentiation of the toxicity of other dangerous chemicals to the human body, such as selenium. The colloidal platinum facilitates the absorption of vitamins and minerals from the body.

In Homeopathy there is alternation of mental and physical symptoms. The nervous disorders cease when the pains appear and inversely.

Aggravation: To the touch and pressure, during menstruation, with rest. Staying in standing, sitting, leaning back.

Improved: Walking.

General physical symptoms: Pain pressure, cramping, numbness, that increase and decrease gradually.

Psychic symptoms: Nervous disorders generally in relation to excessive excitation of genital sensitivity. It is arrogant, proud, haughty, and looks down with contempt the people. He can not bear the slightest contradiction, impatient, he has destructive impulses. Tired of living. Anxiety with fear of death that you think is next (as Aconitum). Alternation of sadness and joy. He laughs about serious things, laughs when we talk about sad things.

Cephalic: Headache periodically increases and decreases gradually, worsens sagging, improves walking outdoors. Feeling of constriction intermittent like a cramp, especially in the forehead, starting in the morning, worse at noon, less intense in the evening with numbness, as if the temples were cornered by a bandage, worse on the right side, radiating along the lower jaw with feeling cold. Facial neuralgia with intermittent numbness in the bones, aches and tightness (as Verbascum thapsus).

Gastrointestinal: Fame abrupt, with voracious tendency to eat greedily. Fermentation and belching after eating. Nausea with anxiety and weakness. Periumbilical pain radiating to the dorsal region with a feeling of compression and constriction. Atonic constipation. Needs frequent, violent, ineffective. Small stool, harsh as burnt (as in Bryonia), faeces seem to adhere to the rectum, anus, like soft clay. Constipation more marked on the road (the sea: Bryonia, in sedentary: Lycopodium and Nux vomica).

Genitourinary: Hypersensitivity of the genital organs. Feeling pressure to the genital region with tickling voluptuous and excessive desires and constants (like in Origanum). Sexual obsession and melancholy. Such hypersensitivity ensure that the patient does not tolerate a minimum touch without that cause pain and nervous phenomena. Vaginismus. Feeling shaky during sex, which is very painful and unbearable. Menstruating early and too profuse, last eight days with cramps on the first day. Many lumps blacks, especially the first day. Metrorrhagia of black blood, often with lumps blacks as tar (as in Chamomilla) and violent feeling of pressure in the lower abdomen. Chronic inflammation of the ovaries, especially right ovary. Pain that worsens at the slightest touch (improves with the pressure: Palladium). Vaginal and vulvar itching. Excessive increase in sexual desire, especially in virgins (Kali Phosphorus). Nymphomania (Origanum, Gratiola).

Relations: Aurum, Sepia (uterine affections), Chamomilla, Crotus (metrorrhagia), Ignatia, Tarentula, Valerian (nerve disorders).

Complementary: Palladium, Sepia.

(From “Homeopathy Science of the Individual” Di Paolo and Sponzilli, Ed Mediterranee)