| Argentum nitricum is called the "What if" remedy: the person is full of anticipation anxiety. He is anxious about an upcoming test, an interview, an audition, always anticipating the worst. These people are always hurrying, driven excitable, hyper and in a state of worry, which easily leads to diarrhea and palpitations , to the point that they hate going to public places. Thus this remedy is greatly indicated for stage fright, examination funk, and fear of public speaking. People who need Argentum nitricum typically have an intense craving for sweets, salt and chocolate.
Silver nitrate is put in the eyes of every newborn (unfortunately not in homeopathic doses) to avoid the possibility of gonorrhea being transmitted from the mother. It is therefore also indicated in conjunctivitis with yellow/green discharge. Another indication is colic in babies. It is the number one remedy for this common destroyer of the new mother's sleep!
It is the #1 remedy for fear of flying!