This section is from the book "A Practitioner's Handbook Of Materia Medica And Therapeutics", by Thos. S. Blair. Also available from Amazon: A Practitioner's handbook of Materia Medica and Therapeutics.
Plantina. The 3x triturations are employed in sexual, nervous. and mental diseases, especially where there are paralytic tendencies with anesthesia, and in nymphomania and satyriasis. The precipitated metal, and not a salt, is used. Since the heavier metals generally possess therapeutic properties, it is reasonable to suppose platina should not be an exception. It is asserted that it is antagonistic to lead, and is of value in chronic lead poisoning.