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Ammonium Carbonicum.

Smelling Salts. Ammoniae Sesquicarbonas. 2NH4O, 3CO2.

Much used and abused by the Old School and the people. Introduced by Hahnemann in 1828. Classed among the antipsorics in 1835, in the second edition, with additions from the six later provers. In 1859 were published Professor Martin's provings on himself and students under his direction. Buchner's proving was omitted by Allen.

MIND. [1]

Very forgetful and absent-minded; makes mistakes in writing and speaking.
Confusion and dullness of head.
Disposition to weep, particularly in evening.
Aversion to work, not disposed for anything.
Gloomy, depressed, with feeling of impending trouble, with sensation of coldness.
Anxious concern about one's sickness.
Anxiety, with inclination to weep.
Anguish as if a crime had been committed.
Listlessness and lethargy. ~ Hysteria.
Utter dejection of mind. ~ Chlorosis.
Ill humor: during wet, stormy weather; after dinner, lasting whole day.
From thinking: pain in face.
Hearing others talk, or talking himself, affects him.
After vexation or fright, red spots in face.


Feeling of lightness in head.
Giddiness, especially in morning, when sitting and reading; better when walking.
Frequent giddiness, as if surroundings were turning with him in a circle, in morning after rising, lasting whole day, worse in evening; also at night, when moving head.
Congestion of blood to head at night and when awaking, heat of face.
Vertigo mostly in morning; on moving his head sensation as if brain fell to and fro, towards the side where he stoops; sometimes with stinging pain.


Heaviness and beating in forehead after dinner.
Pressing fullness in forehead as from vapor of coal.
Sensation as if all was to be pressed out at forehead.
Sense of oppressive fullness, pushing as if forehead would burst.
Severe pain in forehead. ~ Undeveloped measles.
Pulsating, beating and pressing in forehead, as if it would burst; worse after eating; while walking in open air; better from pressure; in warm room.
Headache, thrusts in forehead, as if it would burst.
Tearing: in whole head; in temples; back of left ear, ascending to vertex.
Boring, stitching headache at night.
Stitches in various parts of head.
Sensation of looseness of brain; as if the brain fell to side towards which he leaned.
Congestive and menstrual headache.
When stooping, sensation as if blood was accumulating.
Headache: in morning in bed, with nausea and risings in throat, as if to vomit; in morning, but agg. in afternoon.


Pain on head resembling hammering or hacking with a flat instrument.
Drawing pain in periosteum of forehead, wakens from sleep in morning, passes off after rising.
Severe itching of scalp, especially on occiput.
Sensation as if hair would stand on end, with crawling and cold feeling on head, after coming into room from open air.
Scalp, even hair, painful to touch.


Double vision.
Aversion to light, with burning in eyes.
Optical illusions, particularly in white or bright colors.
Sparks before eyes at night. ~ Headache.
Large black spot floats before eyes after sewing.
Eyes weak and watery, especially after reading; muscular asthenopia; affections from overstraining eyes.
Yellow spots on looking at white objects.
Cataract of right eye.
Burning in eyes all day.
Inflammation of eyes; vision obscured.
Eyes bloodshot, with lachrymation.
Pressure on eyelids so that he cannot open them, even though internally awake.
Pressure with cutting or stitching in eyes.
Smarting in eyes and itching on margin of lids.
Stye on right upper eyelid, with tension.


Painful sensitiveness of dull ear to loud noise.
Dull sense of hearing.
Humming and buzzing before ears.
Hard hearing; ear itches and discharges pus.
Indistinct hearing.
Itching above ears, spreads over whole body.
Hard swelling of right parotid gland. ~ Scarlatina.


Nosebleed; dry coryza, especially at night, without slightest air passing through; redness of tip of nose, when stooping.
Nosebleed; severe pain as if brain was forcing itself out just above nose.
Nosebleed: when washing face or hands in morning nose bleeds from left nostril; from right several days in succession, weakening boy. ~ Undeveloped measles.
When stooping, blood rushes to tip of nose.
Bloody mucus blown from nose frequently. ~ Ozaena.
Burning water runs from nose; agg. when stooping.
Stoppage, mostly at night; must breathe through mouth, with long-lasting coryza. ~ Scarlatina.
Child's nose stopped up, starts from sleep; rattling of phlegm in trachea.
Coryza in hysterical females, in feeble or aged people.
Pustules on nose.


Heat in face: during mental exertion; during and after dinner.
Heat in face, with red cheeks.
Redness of left cheek.
Pale face, bloated.
Hard swelling of cheek, also of parotid and cervical glands.
Pustulous eruption on forehead, cheeks and chin.
Small boils and indurations, emitting water and blood on cheek, at corner of mouth and on chin.


Herpetic eruption around mouth.
Itching eruption on lips.
Upper lip pains, as if cracked.
Lower lip cracked in middle, bleeding and burning.
Painful burning blister on inside of lower lip.
Blueness of lips.


Pricking pain, especially in molars; agg. when masticating or touching decayed teeth with tongue.
Pressing teeth together sends a shock through head, ears and nose.
Teeth feel too long, too dull.
Violent toothache, evenings, immediately on going to bed.
Stitching pain in molars when biting; can use incisors only.
Drawing toothache during menses; amel. from eating, agg. from warm fluids.
Sensation as of an ulcer at root of a tooth.
Looseness and rapid decay of teeth.
Gums swollen, easily bleeding.


Taste: sweetish; of blood, offensive; of food, sourish or metallic; bitter in morning.
Talking difficult at times, like from weakness of parts; also from pain.
Vesicles on tongue, at tip, on borders, burning, hindering eating and speaking.


Redness and inflammation of inner mouth and gullet; pain as if raw.
Sensation as if mouth was swollen.
Great dryness of mouth and throat. ~ Scarlatina. ~ Headache.
Swelling of internal mouth, especially inside of cheeks.
Has to spit a great deal.
Salivation with headache.


Pain in throat, as if right tonsil was swollen when swallowing.
Enlarged tonsils, bluish, much offensive mucus there. ~ Scarlatina.
Sensation as if something had lodged in throat, impeding deglutition.
Putrid sore throat; glands engorged. ~ Scarlatina.
Tendency to gangrenous ulceration of tonsils. ~ Scarlatina.
Angina after checking an old ulcer on leg; ceased when ulcer returned.
Dryness of throat.
Burning pain in throat and down esophagus as from alcohol.
Roughness and scraping in throat.
Diphtheria, when nose is stopped up; child starts from sleep, cannot get its breath.
Diphtheria; nose stopped both sides, membrane extends to upper lip, which is excoriated from watery discharge.


Continual thirst; no appetite, excepting for bread and cold food.
Great hunger and appetite, yet a small quantity satiates.
Unconquerable appetite for sugar.


Cannot eat (dinner) without drinking.
Worse during eating: heat in face; headache, nausea and prostration; dizziness.
Worse after eating: nausea; pressure in stomach and forehead; speech becomes difficult; sweat increased.
After dinner: is ill-humored; has headache; face is hot.
Worse from warm diet.
When masticating, decayed tooth pains more.
After eating: heartburn; drawing toothache during menses amel.
Toothache during menses agg. from warm fluids.


Hiccough, morning after chill.
Eructations: empty; imperfect; taste of food; sour.
Heartburn after eating.
Nausea and vomiting of all that has been eaten; afterwards sour taste in mouth.


Stitches in pit of stomach, with cough.
Burning and heat in stomach.
Pain as from constriction in stomach, with nausea, waterbrash and chilliness, amel. by pressure and lying down.
Stomach feels full, trembling.
Empty feeling in stomach.
Pressure in stomach after eating or at night; clothes feel oppressive.
Heat in stomach, spreading through bowels.
Pain in stomach, with tendency to waterbrash.


Burning pain in liver.
Boring stitches in liver in evening while sitting.
Pressure or sore feeling in hypochondrium.
Numbness in right hypochondrium.
Stitches in hypochondrium.
Splenic affections.


Pressure above navel, as from a button.
Pressive pain in left side of abdomen.
Sudden painful contraction of bowels, extending to epigastrium; amel. from pressure; on lying down it ceases.
Cutting pain, with retraction of abdominal walls.
Colic with pain between scapulae. ~ Amenorrhea.
Stitches through abdomen.
Elastic swelling (size of a fist) in left groin, evenings; bruised pain therein; cannot lie on left side; on awaking, both swelling and pain gone.
Painful concussion in lower part of abdomen when stepping.


Painful diarrhea.
Stool of feces and mucus.
Stools at first retarded, later soft.
Costiveness on account of hardness of feces.
Constipation; stool hard and dry, difficult to expel, with headache.
Constipation with hemorrhoids.
Protrusion of hemorrhoids after stool, with long lasting pains; cannot walk.
Hemorrhoids protrude, independent of stool.
Burning at anus with tenesmus, prevents sleep at night; must rise from bed on that account.
Itching at anus.


Pressure of urine on bladder, with cutting pain.
Frequent urination at night.
Involuntary urination during sleep; urine pale with red sediment.
Pale urine, with sandy sediment.
Whitish sediment.
(OBS:) Diabetes.
During micturition, vulva and anus, which are sore, become painful.


After coition, excited circulation and palpitation.
Forcing (wurgend) pain in testicles and seminal cords; sensitiveness of testicles to touch, aggravated by erections.
Testicles and scrotum relaxed, necessitating a supporter.
Erections without sexual desire, mornings.
Violent sexual desire, almost without erections.
Seminal emissions almost every night.
Itching of genitals.


Great excitement of female sexual organs. ~ Hysteria.
Before menses: face pale; pain in belly and small of back; want of appetite.
Cholera-like symptoms at commencement of menses.
During menses: toothache; colic; face pale; very sad; great fatigue, especially of thighs, with yawning, toothache, pain in small of back and chilliness.
After a long drive in open air, courses come on four days too soon; they are very copious, especially at night, and when sitting and driving previously; she experienced griping colic, with want of appetite.
The courses come on six days too soon.
The menstrual blood is blackish, often in clots, passing off with spasmodic pain in belly and hard stools, with tenesmus; flow abundant.
Menstrual blood acrid, makes thighs sore; soreness causes a burning pain.
Acrid leucorrhea, with sensation of excoriation or ulceration in vulva. ~ Hysteria.
Leucorrhea: watery, burning, from uterus; acrid, profuse, from vagina.
Violent tearing in abdomen and vagina.
Irritation of clitoris. ~ Hysteria.
Swelling, itching and burning of pudenda.
(OBS:) Vulvitis with tendency to gangrene.
Menses premature, abundant, blackish, often in clots, preceded by griping and colic.
Menses scanty and too late, always accompanied by frontal headache.


During pregnancy; albuminuria; yellow spots before eyes.
Right mamma painful to touch.


Slight difficulty in speech; incipient paralysis of laryngeal nerves. ~ Softening of brain.
Great dryness of throat and hoarseness.
Hoarseness: with roughness in throat; cannot speak a loud word; agg. from speaking.
Larynx as if drawn shut from both sides of throat.
Rattling in larynx as from mucus.
Accumulation of mucus in trachea. ~ Softening of brain.


Shortness of breath and palpitation after every exertion.
Dyspnea, with palpitation of heart.
Great difficulty of breathing in going up even a few steps; less in open air.
Dares not come into a warm room, in which he becomes deathly pale and can do nothing but sit quiet. ~ Asthma.
Difficult breathing; causing short cough.
Oppression of breathing.
Catarrh, dyspnea, asthma.
One of the best remedies in emphysema.
Chronic asthma, tendency to hydrothorax.
Edema pulmonum with somnolence from poisoning of blood with carbonic acid.

COUGH. [27]

Dry cough at night with tickling in larynx, headache.
Cough dry and worse at night, like from feather down in throat.
Cough at night; every morning, at 3 o'clock, dry cough from tickling in throat, as of dust.
Cough: with spitting of blood, previous sweet taste and great dyspnea, with stitches in small of back and pit of stomach; short, asthmatic, from irritation in larynx, with painful sensation of spasmodic contraction of chest; with asthma, evening in bed; with hoarseness, body being warm; with spitting of bloody phlegm, heaviness on chest, short breath, especially on ascending a hill.
Coughs up dark blood.
Roughness and bloody taste in mouth, succeeded by cough and sputum of light-red blood, with burning and heaviness in chest, face red and hot, body trembling.
Much hawking of saltish mucus at night.
Expectoration seldom; or morning and during day.
Sputa thin, foamy; adynamic state, with rattling of large bubbles in chest. ~ Bronchitis in the aged.


Chronic weakness of chest and coryza.
Cracking in chest.
Burning in chest; also with hydrothorax.
Stitches in right chest: when stooping; when walking; when raising up in bed.
Stitches in left chest, prevents lying on left side.
Lower part of chest most affected.
Heaviness as from accumulation of blood in chest.
Rush of blood to chest (after writing).
Tearing from upper left chest to scapula.
Heaviness and oppression at sternum at night.
Heaviness and tightness when walking in open air.
(OBS:) Pneumonia with great weakness and suspected heart-clot.


Vehement palpitation of heart and great precordial distress, followed by syncope. ~ Hysteria.
Palpitation of heart. ~ Headache.
Palpitation and asthma after every exertion.
Frequent palpitation, with contraction of epigastrium and weak feeling in pit of stomach.
Audible palpitation, with attacks of great anxiety, as if dying; cold sweat; involuntary flow of tears; unable to speak; loud, difficult breathing and trembling of hands.
Pulse hard, tense, frequent.
Ebullition of blood at night; seems as if heart and veins would burst.
Angina pectoris.


Small pimple on sternum; when touched it feels as if it had a splinter in it.
Red rash on chest.


Burning on throat externally.
Lymphatic glands swollen. ~ Scarlatina.
(OBS:) Goitre.
Pain in nape of neck.
Pain between scapulae.
Violent pain in small of back, with great coldness. ~ Amenorrhea.
Pressive drawing pain in small of back and loins, only when at rest, during day; passing off when walking.
Stitches at coccyx, where before there was itching.


Axillary glands painful and swollen.
Tearing, also bruised pains in shoulder.
Weight and lameness in right arm; has no power in it, must let it hang; hand swollen.
Cramp in right arm, drawing it backward.
Rigidity of arms and fingers as if dead, at night, early in morning, and when grasping things.
Cracking of elbow joint when moved.
Boring pain in olecranon depression.
Itching eruption on inside of right forearm.
Pain in wrist joint which had been sprained some time ago.
Pain in wrist; in back of hands; in fingers and thumbs.
Trembling of hands.
Cracking of skin of hands.
Peeling of skin from palms.
Hands look blue and veins distended, after washing in cold water.
Fingers swell when hands hang down.
Whitlow, in beginning: red streak up to axilla.
Panaritium; finger inflamed; deep-seated periosteal pain.
Fingers “go to sleep.”


Restlessness in legs.
Great weakness and languor of lower limbs.
Soreness between limbs of children.
Violent pain in hip joint when walking.
Blue spot, with great burning, above knee.
Boring and drawing pains in knees.
Leg frequently “goes to sleep” when sitting or standing, also when lying on it at night.
Drawing pains in legs when sitting.
Cramp in leg; also in soles of feet.
Severe pain in heels when awaking in morning, as if ulcerated to bone.
Heel hurts when standing or walking much; sometimes suppuration.
Tearing in ankle and bones of feet; ceases when warm in bed.
Cold feet, particularly when going to bed.
Trembling of feet.
Ball of great toe painful and hot.
Great toe becomes red, swollen and painful, particularly in bed, evenings.
The big toe is hot and burns; agg. from pressure of boots.
Feet and toes swollen.
Crawling in toes.


Pain in limbs at night, with gnawing pain in small of back.
Inclination to stretch limbs.
Burning of hands and feet.


At rest: pain in back and loins agg.
Relieved lying on abdomen.
Lying down: pain in stomach amel.; pain in bowels ceases; leg goes to sleep.
Must lie down from debility.
Cannot lie on left side: bruised pain in left groin; stitches in left side.
Raising up in bed: stitches in chest.
When sitting: dizziness; boring stitches in liver; leg goes to sleep; drawing in legs.
Ascending steps: difficult breathing.
Ascending a hill: shortness of breath.
Stepping causes painful concussion in abdomen.
Standing: leg goes to sleep; heel hurts.
Walking: dizziness better; pulsating pressure and beating in forehead; painful commotion in bowels; stitches in chest; heaviness and tightness in chest; improves pain in back or loins; pain in hip.
Every exertion: heel hurts; weakness in limbs; palpitation and asthma.
Moving head: giddiness; sensation as if brain fell to and fro.
Stooping: brain seems to fall towards side leaned to; nosebleed; burning water runs from nose; rush of blood to tip of nose; stitches in chest.

NERVES. [36]

Tetanic or epileptic convulsions from violent cerebral irritation.
Debility, must lie down; also with soreness of whole body.
Feeling of weakness in limbs amel. walking in open air.
Great lassitude.
Exhaustion with defective reaction.
Hysteria with symptoms simulating organic affections.
(OBS:) Epilepsy.

SLEEP. [37]

Loses breath at moment when falling asleep; wakens to get breath.
Must sleep in afternoon, or eyes pain.
Restless, unrefreshing sleep; tosses about.
Frequent violent starting out of sleep, with great fear afterwards.
Nightmare every night, sometimes in a sweat when awaking. ~ Heart disease.
Somnolence, with blood overcarbonized. ~ Edema pulmonum.
Dreams: vivid; romantic; lewd; anxious; of danger and want; of ghosts; of dying; of dead persons; offensive, of lice; of scolding.
Talks during sleep.
Heart-beats disturb sleep; stupor. ~ Scarlatina.
Sleepless until 4 A. M.
Unrefreshing sleep.

TIME. [38]

Night: giddiness; rush of blood to head; boring and stitching in head; nosebleed; stoppage of nose; pressure in stomach; burning at anus and tenesmus; frequent urination; seminal emissions; cough agg.; hawks much saltish mucus; heaviness and oppression at sternum; ebullition of blood; rigidity of hands and arms; pain in all limbs; continuous sweat.
At 3 A. M.: dry cough from tickling in throat.
Early morning: rigidity of arms and fingers.
Morning: vertigo; headache with nausea, etc.; nosebleed when washing face; bitter taste; hiccough; erections without desire; expectoration; pain in heels on awaking; sweat most about joints.
All day: burning in eyes; continuous sweat.
During day: expectoration; pains in back and loins.
Afternoon: must sleep to relieve pain in eyes.
Evening: disposed to weep; giddiness agg.; violent toothache; boring stitches in liver; swelling in left groin; cough with asthma in bed; great toe swollen and painful in bed; chill alternating with heat till midnight; much flatus.
At 7 P. M.: strange uneasiness arousing child from sleep.
At 10 P. M.: child falls asleep suddenly after previous uneasiness.


In wet, stormy weather: ill humor; agg. headache.
Winter: stout women readily take cold.
Very sensitive to cold air out-doors.
Worse in cold air; menorrhagia.
Worse from wet poultices.
From washing: reappearance of symptoms; nosebleed; blue hands, swollen veins.
Children dislike washing.
In a warm room: headache amel.; get deathly pale. ~ Asthma.
Better in-doors, from warmth, in dry weather.
Worse while walking in open air, evening.
Averse to walking in open air.
After entering warm room from open air, sensation as if hair stood on end.
Aversion to walking in open air.
Open air: increases headache while walking; difficult breathing amel.; heaviness and tightness in chest when walking; weakness of limbs when walking; chill increased.
Warmth of bed: relieves tearing in ankle and feet.
In bed: great toe becomes red and painful.
Warm room: chill lessened.

FEVER. [40]

Chill evening; frequently alternating with heat, till towards midnight.
Chill increased in open air, lessened in warm room.
Great chilliness with headache.
Thirst before chill.
In afternoon a chill followed by heat.
Heat, evening, particularly of face; with cold feet.
Hectic fever. ~ Scurvy.
Sweat in morning, mostly at joints.
Sweat on lower part of body.
Continuous day or night-sweat.
Cold, cyanotic, semiconscious, pulseless. ~ Beginning of spotted fever.


Worse during new moon.


Right: stye on upper lid; cataract; swelling of parotid gland; tonsil feels swollen; numbness in hypochondrium; stitches in chest; weight and lameness in arm; cramp in arm.
Left: tearing behind ear; cheek red; stitches in hypochondrium; pressing pain in side of abdomen; swelling in groin; tearing from upper chest to scapula.


Lightness in head; as if surroundings were turning with him; as if brain fell to and fro; as from vapor of coal in forehead; as if all were to be passed out at forehead; as if forehead would burst; of looseness of brain; as if hammering with a flat instrument on head; as if hair would stand on end; as if brain was forcing itself out above nose; a shock through head, ears and nose on pressing teeth together; as if mouth was swollen; as if right tonsil was swollen; as if something had lodged in throat; as from a button pressing above navel; larynx as if drawn shut; as of dust in throat; spasmodic contraction of chest; as of a splinter in pimple on sternum; fingers and leg “go to sleep”; as if ulcerated to bone, in heels; as if joints were sprained; as from festering under skin.
Pain: in forehead; between scapulae, with colic; in nape of neck; in small of back; in wrist; in back of hands; in fingers and thumbs; in hip joint.
As of an ulcer: at root of a tooth; in heels.
Thrusts: in forehead.
Stitches: in various parts of head; in eyes; in molars; in scrobiculum, with cough; in hypochondrium; through abdomen; in small of back and pit of stomach, with cough; in chest; at coccyx, preceded by itching.
Boring stitches: in head; in liver.
Boring pain: in olecranon depression and in knees.
Stinging: in head; thrusts in forehead; in warts.
Pricking: in molars.
Cutting: in eyes; in abdomen; in bladder.
Tearing pain: in head; temples; back of left ear to vertex; in abdomen and vagina; from upper left chest to scapula; in shoulder; in ankle and bones of feet; in joints; in warts.
Burning: in eyes; of lower lip; vesicles on tongue; in throat and down esophagus; and heat in stomach; in liver; at anus; leucorrhea; of pudenda; in chest; on throat; of hands and feet; in spot above knee; in warts; in vesicles and pustules.
Smarting: in eyes.
Rawness: of mouth and gullet.
Painful constriction: in stomach; in bowels; of chest.
Cramp: in right arm; in leg; in soles of feet.
Painful concussion: in lower part of abdomen when stepping.
Bruised pain: in swelling in groin; in shoulder.
Pressive drawing: in small of back and loins.
Forcing pain: in testicles and seminal cords.
Drawing: in periosteum of forehead; in teeth during menses; in legs; in knees.
Gnawing pain: in small of back.
Pressure: outward in forehead; on eyelids; in eyes; in stomach: in right hypochondrium; above navel; in left side of abdomen; of urine on bladder.
Pulsating: in forehead.
Itching: of scalp, especially on occiput; on margin of lids; in and above ear; of genitals; at anus; at coccyx, followed by stitches; and stinging in skin; of eruption on inside of right forearm.
Tickling: as from feather in throat; in larynx.
Crawling: on head; in toes.
Heaviness: and beating in forehead; in chest; at sternum; in right arm; of internal parts.
Loose sensation: of brain.
Weak feeling: in pit of stomach; of legs.
Roughness and scraping: in throat.
Tension: on right upper eyelid, as from shortness of muscles.
Swollen feeling: in mouth; in right tonsil.
Lameness: in right arm.
Numbness: in right hypochondrium.
Coldness: on head; with backache.
Dryness: of mouth and throat.


Hemorrhagic diathesis, from fluidity of blood and dissolution of red blood corpuscles; tendency to gangrenous ulcerations.
Hemorrhages: dark; from nose, gums and bowels.
Lymphatic and parotid gland swollen and indurated.
Erythema, then vesication; finally gangrenous degeneration.
Long used, it develops a scorbutic condition; muscles soft and flabby; teeth drop out; hemorrhages; hectic.


Worse from pressing teeth together.
Outer pressure: headache amel.; constrictive pain in stomach amel.; pain in bowels amel.
Pressure of boot aggravates pain in big toe.
After a ride: menses come four days too soon; agg. at night and when sitting.
Touch: scalp painful: testicles sensitive; right mamma painful; sensation of splinter in pimple.
Scratching: burning blisters appear afterwards.
After a fall from a horse and sprain of left great toe, frequent inflammation, joint red, hot and painful, and so sensitive to touch that he could not bear the bedcovers; continual sensation as if joint was dislocated.

SKIN. [46]

Chronic miliary eruption.
Violent itching; after scratching, burning blisters appear.
Itching lessened by scratching.
Itching and stinging of skin keep him awake.
Burning stinging, tearing in warts.
Burning vesicles and pustules.
Putrid flat ulcers with a pungent sensation, pain amel. by keeping limb elevated and from outward pressure; pus white and putrid.
Child becomes sore between legs.
Brought out measles after three months' delay.
Strange uneasiness every evening, 7 o'clock, which arouses child from sleep; it tosses about in bed and screams until it falls soundly asleep, about 10 P. M.; during uneasiness head feels bloated and burning; next day rash on face as if scarlatina would break out.
Body red as if covered with scarlatina.
Malignant scarlatina with somnolence, starting from sleep; dark red or putrid sore throat; sticky salivation; parotitis; external throat swollen; stertorous breathing; involuntary stools with excessive vomiting; body red, with miliary rash, or faintly developed eruption; threatened paralysis of brain.
Scarlatina receding.
Erysipelas of old people when cerebral symptoms are developed; while eruption is still out, debility and soreness of whole body; tendency to gangrenous destruction.
(OBS:) Psoriasis.
(OBS:) Lepra vulgaris.


Scrofulous children.
Stout women, who lead a sedentary life, have various troubles in consequence, and readily catch cold in winter.
Erysipelas of old people.


Similar to its relatives, Amm. mur., Am. phosph., etc., and to Ant. tart. (emphysema, etc.; blood poisoned with carbonic acid); Arnic.; Arsen. (inflammations); Aurum (heart); Apis (scarlatina, miliaria; burning stinging); Bellad.; Coccul. (muscular asthenopia); Calc. ostr. (parotitis in scarlatina; pale, flabby, etc.); Hepar; Kali bichr.; Kali carb.; Laches. (erysipelas); Lauroc.; Natr. mur. (muscular asthenopia); Phosphor.; Pulsat.; Rhus tox. (rash, scarlatina with parotitis, etc.); Ruta (muscular asthenopia); Staphis.; Sulphur; Veratr. (cholera-like symptoms during menses).
The presence of miliary rash may distinguish it from the sometimes similar Bellad. in scarlatina.
Inimical to Laches.
Antidote to: poisoning with Rhus tox.; stings of insects.
Antidoted by: Arnic., Camphor, Hepar; vegetable acids, fixed oils, as castor, linseed, almond and olive oils.
The Chenopodium vulvaria exhales pure ammonia during its whole existence.


Source: The Guiding Symptoms of Our Materia Medica Vol. 01, 1879
Description: Clinical materia medica of Ammonium carbonicum
Remedies: Ammonium carbonicum
Author: Hering, C.
Year: 1879
Editing: errors only; interlinks; formatting
Attribution: Legatum Homeopathicum
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