Magnesia Phosphorica

Last modified on January 4th, 2019

E.P. Anshutz
Written by E.P. Anshutz

Detail description of the tissue salt Magnesia Phosphorica biochemic remedy by E.P. Anshutz in his book A Guide to Twelve Tissue Remedies of Biochemistry, published in 1909.

Phosphate of Magnesia.

This salt, or element, is found in the blood-cells, muscles, brain, spinal marrow, nerves, bones and teeth. A disturbance, or deficiency, of it is shown in sharp pain, cramps and paralysis. The patient is better from warmth and gentle but firm pressure, but worse from a light touch or jar. Its diseases take the from of neuralgia, toothache, faceache, convulsions, fits, cramps, colics, spasms, palsy, trembling, twitching, hiccough , tetanus and similar conditions. Its pains are likely to be of a lightning-like character. It is the opposite to the other great nerve remedy, Kali phos., which betokens degeneration and decay, while Magn. Phosphorus is generally evidenced by acute pain.

It has been successfully prescribed in neuralgia, sharp pain, cramps, angina pectoris, chorea, St. Vitus’s dance, whooping cough, diplopia, dysentery, faceache, toothache, labor pains, menstrual colic, colic, ovarian neuralgia, puerperal convulsions, laryngismus stridulus, palsy, spasmodic retention of urine, spasmodic conditions, stricture, squinting, teething, tetanus, trembling, etc., when general conditions indicate a deficiency of this salt, as noted above.

About the author

E.P. Anshutz

E.P. Anshutz

Edward Pollock Anshutz – 1846-1918. Editor - Homeopathic Recorder and author of New Old and Forgotten Remedies. Held an Hon. Doctor of Medicine from Hering Medical College.

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