Last modified on January 11th, 2019



NATRUM MUR. Attack begins about 10 am.

Backache, small of back, relieved by hard pressure.

Lies on back, on hard cushion, for relief.


Hates fuss.

Wants to be let alone.

Great remedy for malaria, or for after-effects of malaria and drugging with quinine.

To Prevent.

Take a dose of Natrum mur. three times a day on one day in every four weeks.


“Break-bone fever.” Malaria with severe bone pains.

Muscles, and all bones and joints, and lumbar muscles, painful.

Painful soreness of eyeballs.

Severe headache, worse for moving.

Bilious headache.

Soreness and throbbing at back of head.

There may be retching and vomiting of bile.

Great thirst before the chill, or before vomiting.


Great restlessness.

Great anxiety.

Great prostration.

Anguish and tossing.

Wants to move; to be moved; to get out of bed; to be put in another bed or room.

Thirst for frequent small drinks.


Symptoms indefinite.

Weariness and heaviness.

Shivering and chills. (See “Fevers.”)

Repetition of Dose. Every four hours till better.

About the author

Margaret Lucy Tyler

Margaret Lucy Tyler

Margaret Lucy Tyler, 1875 – 1943, was an English homeopath who was a student of James Tyler Kent. She qualified in medicine in 1903 at the age of 44 and served on the staff of the London Homeopathic Hospital until her death forty years later. Margaret Tyler became one of the most influential homeopaths of all time. Margaret Tyler wrote - How Not to Practice Homeopathy, Homeopathic Drug Pictures, Repertorising with Sir John Weir, Pointers to some Hayfever remedies, Pointers to Common Remedies.

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