Kali Sulphuricum

Last modified on January 17th, 2019

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


      This Dr. Schuessler’s tissue remedy affects respiratory, mucous membranes and skin where it causes desquamation. DISCHARGES ARE PROFUSE AND DEEP YELLOW, thin or sticky. Processes are torpid in nature. Suppurations. Stitching, tearing, festering pains, that shift about. Lack of reaction. Cancer; epithelial. Ill effects of chill when over heated. Injury. Growth of nails interrupted.


      Warmth; of room, air. Noise. Consolation. Evening.


      Cool air. Walking. Fasting.


      Hurried. Irritable. Desire to lie down, but lying worse, so one must walk for relief. Frightened at trifles. Desires and rejects the things.


      Yellow dandruff; moist; sticky. Scaldhead. Bald spots (after gonorrhoea).


      Ophthalmia neonatorum. Purulent yellow mucus in eye diseases.


      Eustachian deafness. Watery, sticky, thin, yellow discharge; offensive; with polypus.


      Engorgement of nasal and laryngeal mucous membranes, with mouth breathing, snoring etc., after removal of adenoids.


      Aches in heated room. Epithelioma.


      Yellow, slimy tongue. Loss of taste and smell.


      As of a heavy load on stomach. Dread of hot drinks. Craves sweets.


      Feels cold, during colic. Hard tympanitic, in whooping cough. Empty feeling in hypogastrium better passing flatus.


      Oxaluria. Pyelitis.


      Gonorrhoea; gleet, slimy yellowish green discharge.


      Menses; with a feeling of weight in abdomen. Leucorrhoea; yellowish, watery.


      Coarse rattle in chest. Croupy hoarseness. Bronchitis. Asthma; with easily expelled yellow, slimy expectoration.


      Shifting, wandering pains. Rheumatism worse heat. Arthritic nodes.


      Profuse easy sweat. Intermittent fever; rise of temperature at night.


      Yellow_jaundice. Abundant desquamation. Ulcers, ooze thin YELLOW WATER. Psoriasis. Nettle-rash. Dry skin. Eczema; intertrigo.


      Puls; Tuberculinum

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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