MAGNESIA CARBONICA – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019


MAGNESIA CARBONICA homeopathic drug picture symptoms from A Primer of Materia Medica by T.F. Allen, of the homeopathy remedy MAGNESIA CARBONICA

General Action

      Gastro-intestinal catarrh, flatulence, sour eructations, sour- smelling stools and sour perspiration. Marked tendency to neuralgia, especially about the face, similar to other salts of Magnesia.


      Emaciation; relaxation of the whole body. General painfulness of the whole body. Sensitiveness, particularly to cold , or soreness of the skin.

Weakness, worse in the morning after a good sleep than in the evening, noticed even while sitting. Uneasiness in all the limbs in the evening after sitting a long time.; must get up and walk about. Some of the symptoms are worse in the evening and at night, as well as during rest. Amelioration during walking in the open air.


      Dull aching, (<) mental work . Sticking pains in the side of the head on which he is lying. Hair falls out freely; scalp is scaly, with an itching in wet weather.


      Lids agglutinated in the morning. Inflammation and dimness of the cornea. Black spots before the eyes. Tearing pains above the margin of the right orbit.


      Deafness; sensitiveness to noise. Diminished hearing, especially in the house, with roaring and whizzing in the ears.


      Tearing pains, worse at night, in one side of the face, (>)when sitting up in bed, or on getting out of bed; a boring as with a hot iron, with anxiety. Face ache; must constantly run about all night, holding the side of the face or moving the head; intolerable when quiet.


      Toothache from driving in a carriage. Burning pain in the teeth in the evening, and at night in bed, driving him out of bed; intolerable when quiet. Shooting pains in the teeth after eating. Toothache, with great restlessness. Toothache during pregnancy. Toothache, (<)cold. Dryness in the mouth at night. Vesicular eruption in the mouth and on the tongue. Sour or bitter taste. Bloody saliva.


      Sticking pains in the throat when talking and swallowing.


      Great desire for vegetables. Desire for fruit and acids generally. Thirst for water at night.

Food tastes like straw. Constrictive pain in the stomach, with sour eructations. Heartburn, with belching, sour taste, etc. Nausea, even while eating, followed by retching and vomiting of bitter, sour water.


      Numerous flatulent symptoms; rumbling, gurgling, griping, followed by a thin, green diarrhoea. Dragging towards the pelvis as before menstruation.


      Diarrhoea greenish, or frothy, or of green mucus, with distended abdomen, cutting and pressure. Stools often have sour odor; sometimes contain bloody mucus, associated with acid dyspepsia.

Respiratory Organs

      Spasmodic cough at night from tickling in the larynx or trachea. Expectoration salty; sometimes bloody; at times of clots of blood or mucus having a sweet taste. Constrictive or cutting pains in the chest, with dyspnoea.


      Stiffness in the neck. Violent bruised pain in the back at night.


      Tearing pains i the shoulders, and crawling extending to fingers.


      Itching over the whole body. Eruptions, vesicular, on hands and fingers; small red, desquamating tetter. Itching generally (>) scratching (not always). Skin dry.


      Nights usually sleepless; more tired in the morning than at night. Anxious, vivid dreams.


      Chilliness in the evening. Fever at night, internal, anxious, with restlessness and dread of uncovering. Perspiration sour or greasy, offensive.

About the author

TF Allen

TF Allen

Dr. Timothy Field Allen, M.D. ( 1837 - 1902)
Born in 1837in Westminster, Vermont. . He was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy
Dr. Allen compiled the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica over the course of 10 years.
In 1881 Allen published A Critical Revision of the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica.

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