Kali Chloricum

Last modified on January 17th, 2019

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

Generalities

      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.

Worse

      Cold. Mercury. Jar. Coughing. Sneezing.

Better

      Nose bleed (Mental symptoms).

Nose

      Bleeding; at night; only from right nostril.

Face

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

Mouth

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

Stomach

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

Abdomen

      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.

Urinary

      Nephritis. Urine albuminous, scanty, suppressed. Haematuria.

Respiratory

      Constriction of chest; as from sulphur fumes.

Heart

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

Extremities

      Ankles swell in the evening. Arms, feet cold.

Skin

      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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