NATRUM CARBONICUM – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019

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TF Allen
Written by TF Allen

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

Generalities

      Generally relaxed; an unsteadiness of the whole body. Great weakness in all the limbs and body, (<) morning, or after taking a little exercise. Great dread of the open air: takes cold easily. Symptoms appear while sitting and disappear on moving about. The weakness is (<)hot weather, especially the headache.

Mind

      Great depression of spirits, with apprehension. Attacks of anxiety, with uneasiness, especially during sultry weather. Loss of power of collecting the ideas and of memory, very marked.

Head

      Headache caused by exerting the mind. Headache in the sun. Tearing or shooting pains in the head, in the forehead, passing out through the eyes.

Eyes

      Shooting pains from within outward; lids swollen. Heaviness of the upper lids; the eyes close involuntarily. Ulcers appear on the cornea, with shooting pains. Photophobia. Vision of black spots; sometimes blinding lightnings.

Ears

      Deafness. Sharp stitches in the ears: sensitiveness to noise.

Nose

      Violent coryza, sneezing; discharge thin, very free, especially at night, (<) the least draft of air; mucus gets into the throat. Discharge of yellow, offensive mucus from the nose. Coryza, with burning in the eyes: obstruction at night. Chronic nasal catarrh, with thick, offensive discharges. General aggravation of the nasal symptoms by the slightest draft; discharge through the day and stoppage at night.

Face

      Yellow spots appear on th forehead and upper lip. Paleness, with blue rings around the eyes and swollen lids. Moist eruption appears on the nose and about the mouth.

Mouth

      Sensitiveness of the lower incisors, toothache, (<)eating sweets or fruit. Blisters and ulcers in the mouth. Pimples on the tip of the tongue, which burns as if full of cracks. Tongue heavy, with difficult speech. Ulcers on the inside of the mouth, with burning pain, often with dryness.

Throat

      Accumulation of much mucus in the throat, which comes from the nose, with violent hawking. Swelling of the submaxillary glands.

Stomach

      Extreme thirst; cold drinks cause distress. Sour eructations. Waterbrash, ineffectual efforts to eructations. Waterbrash, ineffectual efforts to eructate in the morning. Region of the stomach painful to touch. Heartburn, especially after fat food.

Clinical. Great weakness of digestion caused by the slightest errors of diet, even after every meal, with general discomfort and ill humor, palpitation, distress about the heart.

Abdomen

      Distention, (<)eating. Many symptoms from incarcerated flatus; colic somewhat (>) eating and warmth. Stitches in the right or left hypochondrium.

Rectum and Stool

      Urging, with sudden evacuation, forcibly discharged. Burning in the rectum after a stool. Stool often bloody or hard, with burning in the rectum. Discharge of balls of mucus like peas.

Clinical. Sometimes cures diarrhoea, aggravated by eating; gushing preceded by cutting in abdomen, followed by burning and soreness in anus, sinking in abdomen, etc.

Urinary Organs

      Frequent need to urinate. Urine offensive, containing mucus. Burning in urethra during and after micturition.

Sexual Organs

      Bruised pain in the testicles. Soreness between the scrotum and thighs. Sexual power weak. Pressing and dragging in the female organs. Thick, yellow leucorrhoea, offensive. Menstruation too early, with pains in the small of the back and abdomen. Leucorrhoeal discharge is preceded by colic.

Respiratory Organs

      Dry cough, with stopped nasal catarrh. Cough (<) coming into a warm room. Cough, with expectoration of greenish mucus, at times, salt, with rawness in the chest, (<) morning.

Heart and Pulse

      Palpitation, (<)ascending stairs: waking at night when lying on the left side; a general accompaniment of attacks of indigestion.

Extremities

      Tearing pains in the shoulders, with weakness of the arms. Heaviness in the lower extremities and feet. Gout. Cords under the knees seemed shortened. Makes a false step and sprains the ankles easily. Many symptoms in the tendo Achillis and on the heel, which seems to get sore easily. Soreness between the toes and fingers.

Skin

      Skin becomes dry, rough and cracked. Itching as from fleas over the whole body. Herpetic eruptions sometimes suppurate; and leave yellow rings. Ulcers form, with swelling and inflamed redness.

Fever

      Cold feet and hands; with hot forehead. Coldness of the lower extremities. Chill, without thirst, with cold hands and hot cheeks, or the reverse. Night sweat alternates with dryness of the skin. During the pains, the patient breaks into a cold, anxious sweat, with dreams.

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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