Kali Chloricum

Last modified on January 17th, 2019


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


      This remedy disorganizes the blood and affects the mouth, kidneys and rectum. Profound prostration; coldness, in different parts and organs, even in blood and easy haemorrhages; nosebleed, bloody stools etc.; scurvy; are most marked symptoms. Discharges are foetid. Grey, white, plastic exudates. Lardaceous and fatty degeneration of liver, spleen and kidneys and other solid organs. Toxaemia of pregnancy.


      Cold. Mercury. Jar. Coughing. Sneezing.


      Nose bleed (Mental symptoms).


      Bleeding; at night; only from right nostril.


      Swollen; she can hardly see in the morning. Neuralgic pains worse talking; eating, or slight touch followed by numbness.


      Foetor. Acute ulceration and follicular stomatitis, aphthous and gangrenous. Noma. Tongue; swollen; cold. Scurvy. Salivation.


      Coldness in. Sudden vomiting, incessant; of all food; of offensive dark green mucus. Throat cold.


      Griping colic, with shifting of flatulence and diarrhoea; followed by continuous rectal pain. Dysentery_much blood passing with mucus, profuse greenish, cries with violent cutting pain in the rectum in dysentery and diarrhoea.


      Nephritis. Urine albuminous, scanty, suppressed. Haematuria.


      Constriction of chest; as from sulphur fumes.


      Coldness in precordial region. Right pulse full; left small. Coldness in blood.


      Ankles swell in the evening. Arms, feet cold.


      Cold. Pimples between lip and chin.

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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