NATRUM SULFURICUM – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019


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


      General aggravation from lying on the left side; from dampness. Amelioration in the open air.


      Vertigo (at 6 P.M.) followed by vomiting of sour mucus.


      Burning in the eyes, with a feeling of roughness; photophobia; dryness. Pain caused by readings by candlelight, with heaviness of the eyelids. General intolerance of light, with roughness and dryness.


      Sticking or shooting pains like lightning, extending from within outward (in right ear). Pains in the ears lightning-like always worse in damp weather.


      Clinical. Nasal catarrh., with thick yellow discharges, sometimes scabby, bloody and offensive, with hawking of salty mucus from the throat; oppression of the chest.


      Burning on the tongue and in the mouth. Tongue coated with a discolored grayish or brownish coat. Burning on the tip of the tongue, with blisters. Blisters on the arch of the palate, so sensitive that she could scarcely eat, (>) anything cold.


      Hawking of salt mucus, (<)morning. Inflammation, with profuse, tenacious mucus.


      Thirst, especially in the evening; desire for very cold drinks. Nausea, not(>)vomiting salt, sour water. Waterbrash.

Clinical. Acid dyspepsia, with heartburn, flatulence; soreness in the region of the liver; aggravation from lying on the left side.


      Flatulent symptoms; flatus becomes incarcerated on the right side; flatulent pains, (<) lying on the left side. Tension in the right hypochondrium as if it would burst, worse, in hepatic region; the region is sore on walking and on touch.


      Diarrhoea; thin, yellow, liquid even involuntary; (<)morning after moving about, accompanied by much flatulence, with soreness and pain over the liver. Diarrhoea on rising in the morning, with desire for ice water. Chronic diarrhoea; stools sudden, forcible, occasionally involuntary; (<)cold food and drink, (<)damp weather.

Urinary Organs

      Burning during micturition. Urine deposits a red sediment. Micturition frequent, especially at night.

Clinical. It has been used in various disturbances and diseases of the urinary organs, associated with uric acid deposits.

Sexual Organs

      Clinical. Chronic nephritis; urethral discharge yellowish green, burning during micturition. Menses acrid, associated with abdominal troubles, colic, diarrhoea. Leucorrhoea corrosive.

Respiratory Organs

      Cough, with stitches in the left side of the chest; shortness of breath. Dry cough: (<) morning after rising; also worse at night, with soreness in the chest and roughness in the throat; on coughing must rise and hold the chest with both hands. Short breath when walking.

Clinical. Bronchial catarrh, with glairy expectoration, aggravated from 3 to 4 A.M. and in damp weather. Asthma, cough at night; must sit up and hold the chest with the hands, aggravated in cold, damp weather.


      Various pains, usually sharp, tearing or drawing, in the extremities; general amelioration from motion; he cannot lie long in one position on account of restlessness. Tendency to panaritium. Pain; (>) open air.


      General coldness; internal; usually (<)towards evening and at night.

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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