Calcarea Sulphurica

Last modified on January 17th, 2019

Dr. S.R. Phatak describes the clinically confirmed symptoms of the homeopathic remedy Calcarea Sulphurica in his Concise Materia Medica, published in 1977.

Generalities

      It is Dr. Schussler’s CONNECTIVE TISSUE remedy. Affects glands, mucous membranes, bones and skin Torpid glandular swellings. Cystic tumours. Fibroids. Tendency to suppuration, after pus has found its vent, comes within the range of this remedy. Pus; is thick, yellow, lumpy, bloody. Mucus discharges; are yellow; thick and lumpy. Recurrent or running ABSCESSES. Ulcers; malignant, corneal, deep. Fistula. Pains are cutting. Poor reaction. Infants; with bloody coryza, diarrhoea or eczema. Burns and scalds after suppuration starts in. Malignant growth after ulceration has set in.

Better

      Open air. Bathing. Eating. Heat (local). Uncovering.

Worse

      Drafts; Touch; Cold; wet. Heat of room.

Mind

      Hurried. Despises those who do not agree with him. Grumbling, that his value is not understood by others. Sits, and meditates over imaginary misfortune.

Head

      Scald head of children; with purulent yellow discharge.

Eyes

      Conjunctivitis, with discharge of thick yellow matter. Red, itching tarsi.

Ears

      Flow dark wax. Pimples around the ear. Otitis after a slap.

Nose

      Bloody coryza; infants. Sneezing better open air.

Face

      Pimples and pustules on the face.

Mouth

      Tongue flabby. Taste soapy.

Abdomen

      Diarrhoea; of children, with discharge of pus or bloody pus. Stools, coated white. Painful abscess about anus, in cases of fistula. Diarrhoea, after maple sugar.

Urinary Organs

      Pyelitis. Chronic nephritis.

Female

      Thick white leucorrhoea. Cutting pain in (right) ovary. Menses; late, long lasting.

Respiratory organs

      Choking croup. Empyema.

Extremities

      Foot sweat foul, cold. Burning, itching in soles.

Skin

      Unhealthy; cuts, wounds etc. would not heal. Dry eczema worse in infants.

Sleep

      Starts from sleep, as if wanting air.

Fever

      Hectic fever caused by formation of pus. Averse to covers, when cold. Dry heat at night. Easy sweating worse coughing.

Related

      Hep; Silicea

About the author

S.R. Phatak

S.R. Phatak

A pioneer of Homoeopathy in Maharashtra, Dr Shankar Raghunath Phatak was born on 6th September, 1896. He did his MBBS from Grant Medical College, in 1924. Started his practice but somehow not satisfied with Allopathic Treatment.

He was convinced about Homoeopathy while going through Sir William Osler's writings on 'History of Medicine' so switched over to an entirely Homoeopathic Practice in 1932. He also started working on Homoeopathic literature along with his Practice.

He has contributed immensely to homoeopathic literature. He was an ardent follower of Dr Boger. His Repertory is based on Boger's ''A Synoptic key to Materia Medica'.

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