Synonym. Natrum phosphate. Sodium phosphate. Common name. Phosphate of sodium. Preparation. Triturations.
GENERAL ANALYSIS AND THERAPEUTICS.
Acts especially upon digestive tract, and has been used chiefly at Schuessler’s suggestion, which clinical experience has verified, for ailments resulting from excessive acidity. Conditions due to an excess of lactic acid resulting from too much sugar in the diet. It is therefore often indicated in infants and children who are over-fed with milk and sugar. Acid dyspepsia. Diarrhoea from acidity. Worms. Ophthalmia, with yellow, creamy discharge. Naso-pharyngeal catarrh, with thick, yellow mucus. Diabetes.
Mind. Anxious and apprehensive.
Eyes. Discharge of golden-yellow, creamy matter from the eyes. Dilatation of one pupils.
Ears. One ear red, hot, frequently itchy, accompanied by gastric derangements and acidity.
Nose. Offensive odor. Itching of nose.
Face. Paleness, or bluish, florid appearance of face.
Mouth. Thin, moist coating on the tongue. Yellow creamy coating at the back part of the roof of the mouth. Dysphagia. Thick, creamy membrane over tonsils and soft palate.
Stomach. Sour eructations, sour vomiting. Spits mouthfuls of food.
Stool. Greenish diarrhoea; acrid; sour; worms; itching at the anus.
Male Organs. Emissions without dreams, with weakness in back and trembling in limbs. Desire without erection. Gonorrhoea.
Female Organs. Menses too early; pale, thin, watery. Sterility, with acid secretions from the vagina. Leucorrhoea; discharge creamy or honey-colored, or acid and watery. Sour-smelling discharges from uterus. Morning sickness, with sour vomiting.
Back. Weariness; aching in wrists and finger joints. Hamstrings sore. Synovial crepitation. Rheumatic arthritis.
Skin. Itching in various parts, especially of ankles. Hives. Smooth, red, shining.
Compare. Benz. ac., Calcar. c., Lycopodium, Nux v., Rheum., Sulphur