Sodium Phosphate. Phosphate of Soda. This salt is found in the cells of the blood, muscles, nerves, brain and intercellular fluids. A departure from the normal in it is characterized generally by “sourness,” an excess of lactic acid; sour eructations, or vomiting, or diarrhoea in infants or adults; acidity; uric acid conditions, rheumatism of the joints, gout. Discharges from the eyes, or sores, are yellow and creamy; tongue yellow; throat and tonsils are covered with yellow, creamy coating. Dyspepsia, sour or acid. Perspiration smells sour. An anti-acid.
This salt has proved to be curative in indigestion, acid stomach, flatulence, sour risings, nausea, vomiting, worms, loss of appetite, diarrhoea, headache, heart-burn, intermittent fever, morning-sickness, scabs yellow, scores, etc., when the general conditions noted above are present.