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Kali Sulphuricum.

Sulphate of Potash. K2 SO4.

One of the Twelve Tissue Remedies introduced by Schuessler. Needs proving.


- Vertigo, Schlegelmann, Schuessler's Biochem., p. 75; Falling off of hair, Wesselhoeft, Schuessler's Tissue Remedies, p. 27; Ear affection, Wesselhoeft, Schssler's Tissue Remedies, p. 25; Disease of antrum Highmori, Wesselhoeft, Schuessler's Tissue Remedies, p. 26; Ozaena, Wesselhoeft, Schuessler's Tissue Remedies, p. 27; Whooping cough, Wesselhoeft, Schuessler's Tissue Remedies, p. 25; Whooping cough, Knerr, Schuessler's Tissue Remedies, p. 26; Chorea (13 cases), Cattell, B. J. H., vol. 11, p. 343; Articular rheumatism, Schlegelmann, Schuessler's Biochem., p. 75; Epithelioma (2 cases), Orth, Schuessler's Biochem., p. 68; Itch eruption in children, Cattell, B. J. H., vol. 11, p. 352; Ivy poisoning (Rhus tox.), Wesselhoeft, Schuessler's Tissue Remedies, p. 26.


Dreadful vertigo, especially on rising from lying, on standing from sitting, and when looking upwards; every moment in fear of falling and dare not leave her room.


Rheumatic headache, agg. in warm room and in evening, amel. in open air.


Great pain on moving head from side to side or backwards; can move it forward without pain.
Yellow scales (dandruff) on scalp.
Bald spot as large as a silver dollar on left side of head; hair falls out easily when combing, all over head, also hair of beard. ~ After gonorrhea.
Copious scaling of scalp, moist and sticky.
Yellow dandruff.


Purulent or yellow mucus in eye diseases.
Catarrh of conjunctiva, with yellow secretion.
Ophthalmia neonatorum.
Eyelids, with thin, yellow crusts.
Discharge from eyes yellow, slimy, or sticky watery.


Deafness caused by catarrh and swelling of Eustachian tube and middle ear.
Watery, mattery discharge from ear; yellow slimy tongue.
Secretion of thin, yellow, sticky fluid after inflammation.
Brown offensive secretion from right ear; polypoid excrescence closes meatus near opening; entirely deaf in right ear for eight weeks.
Stinking otorrhea of four years' standing.


Taste and smell lost. ~ Ozaena.
Coryza, yellow mucous discharge.
Thick, yellow, offensive discharge, alternating with watery discharge for eighteen months; left nostril agg.; menses every three weeks; takes cold easily. ~ Ozaena.
About once a week a thick, dark brown, semi-fluid accumulation of pus formed in upper left nostril, on being blown out emitted a terrible stench; about a month previous a piece of carious bone was taken from antrum Highmori, through an upper left alveolus, from which a tooth had been drawn four years previous.
Old catarrh with yellowish viscous secretion.


Faceache, agg. in warm room and in evening; amel. in cool or open air.
Epithelioma on right cheek, extending from lower eyelid to ala nasi; size of a silver dollar; ulcerating stage; indurated base and wall-like, hard, elevated edges (greatly improved).
Epithelioma, size of half dollar, situated on right side of nose just under canthus of eye; eye sympathetically affected, either through extension of disease process, or through irritating discharge, entrance of which was facilitated by a slight destruction of edge of lower lid at canthus; conjunctivitis palpebrarum et bulbi, with haziness of cornea.


Blistered lips and mouth. ~ Whooping cough.
Lower lip swollen. ~ Epithelioma.


Toothache agg. in warm room and toward evening, amel. in cool open air.


Loss of taste. ~ Ozaena.
Insipid, pappy taste.
Tongue: coated with yellow mucus; yellow, slimy, sometimes with whitish edge.


Sensation of faintness at stomach, and befogged feeling in heard, fearing to lose her reason.
Pressure and feeling of fullness in stomach with a yellow mucus coating on tongue.
Indigestion, with sensation of pressure as of a load, and fullness at pit of stomach. ~ Dyspepsia.
Chronic catarrh of stomach; yellow, slimy coated tongue.
Catarrh of stomach and duodenum, with a yellow coated tongue; jaundice from it.


Gastro-duodenal catarrh; jaundice.
Hard and tympanitic abdomen. ~ Whooping cough.


Diarrhea: yellow, slimy or watery mattery stools.
Black, thin, offensive stools. ~ Whooping cough.
Habitual constipation with coated tongue.
Hemorrhoids with catarrh of stomach and yellow, mucus coated tongue.


Gonorrhea of glans or urethra; discharge purulent, yellow mucous, or greenish.
Orchitis after suppression of gonorrhea.


Menses, too late and too scanty, with a feeling of weight and fullness in abdomen.
Menses every three weeks. ~ Ozaena.
Headache during menses.
Leucorrhea yellowish, or watery mattery.


Hoarseness after taking cold.
Bronchitis, if mucus is distinctly yellow and slimy, thin, or watery mattery and profuse.
Yellow mucus coughed up without great exertion. ~ Bronchitic asthma.

COUGH. [27]

Whooping cough, with retching, without vomiting; inflammatory catarrhal stage; decidedly yellow, slimy expectoration.
Last stage of whooping cough; blistered lips and mouth; black, thin, offensive stools five times a day, hard, tympanitic abdomen; wasted to a shadow, given up to die.
Coarse rales; cannot cough up large amount of mucus. ~ Pneumonia.
Yellow mucous expectoration.


Inflammation of lungs, with wheezing; if yellow, loose rattling phlegm be coughed up with difficulty, or sputa consist of watery matter.
Pneumonia with coarse rales, cannot cough up mucus.


Pains in back, nape of neck, or in limbs; periodical agg. in evening, or in warm room; amel. in cool or open air.
Backache and pains in limbs; agg. in warm room and towards evening, amel. in cool open air.
Stiff neck, head inclined towards left; shoulder raised.


Eruption in left axilla, about neck and on back of both hands (Rhus poisoning).
Scaly eruption mostly on arms, amel. from hot water.


Varicose ulcer on right leg just above instep, after kick of a horse three years ago; eight inches in circumference, concave, dark blue, emitting a stinking odor.


Pain in limbs.
Acute and wandering rheumatism of joints.
After being chilled while overheated, frightful pains in right shoulder and violent fever; pains leave shoulder and attack left knee, then go from joint to joint, and again several joints affected at a time; maddening pains, unceasing, day and night. ~ Articular rheumatism.
Pains passing from joint to joint; serous exudations.


Rising from lying: dreadful vertigo.
Sitting: dreadful vertigo.
Standing: dreadful vertigo.
Moving head from side to side or backwards: great pain.

NERVES. [36]


SLEEP. [37]

Very vivid dreams.

TIME. [38]

Evening: rheumatic headache agg.; faceache agg.; toothache agg.; pains in back and limbs agg.


Pains grow agg. in warm room and in evening; amel. in open, cool air.
Hot water: scaly eruption on arms amel.
Warm room: rheumatic headache agg.; faceache agg.; toothache agg.; pains in back, neck and limbs agg.
After being chilled while overheated: frightful pains in right shoulder.
Open air: rheumatic headache amel.; faceache amel.; toothache amel.; pains in back, neck and limbs amel.
Cold water: eruption amel.

FEVER. [40]

Intermittent fever with yellow, slimy coated tongue.
Rheumatic fever; pains shifting, wandering.


Five times a day: black, thin, offensive stools.
Periodical pains: in back, neck and limbs agg. in evening.
About once a week: a thick, dark brown semi-fluid accumulation of pus formed in upper left nostril.
Every three weeks: menses.
For eight weeks: entirely deaf in right ear.
For eight months: effects of ivy poisoning.
For eighteen months: thick, yellow, offensive discharge from nose.
Four years' standing: stinking otorrhea.


Right: brown offensive secretion from ear; entirely deaf for eight weeks; epithelioma on cheek; epithelioma on side of nose; varicose ulcer on leg just above instep; frightful pains in shoulder.
Left: bald spot on side of head; a thick dark brown semi-fluid accumulation of pus formed in upper nostril; a piece of carious bone was taken from antrum Highmori through an upper alveolus; head inclined to shoulder; eruption in axilla; pains leave shoulder and attack knee.


Pressure as of a load: at pit of stomach.
Pains: in back; nape of neck; in limbs.
Maddening pains: in joints.
Frightful pains: in right shoulder; in left knee; from joint to joint.
Great pain: in head.
Acute and wandering rheumatism of joints.
Rheumatic headache.
Pressure: in stomach.
Feeling of fullness: in stomach; at pit of stomach; in abdomen.
Befogged feeling: in head.
Faintness: at stomach.
Burning, itching papular eruption.
Itching pimples arising singly on skin.


Its sphere of action is in lymphatic vessels; when there is a lack of this substance, a yellow mucous catarrh arises or a yellow sticky discharge from isolated places on membranes.
Secretions from mucous membranes yellowish; green.
Catarrhs, colds, with yellow, slimy secretions or expectoration of watery matter.
Inflammations, with yellow, slimy or serous secretions.
In third stage of inflammation, resolution, when a yellow mucous discharge occurs.
Effusions, watery mattery; favors resorption.
Fungoid inflammation of joints; white swelling.
Migratory rheumatism of joints.
Wasted to a shadow. ~ Whooping cough.
Epithelioma; soft polypi.
Ailments accompanied by desquamation, peeling off skin, or with itching pimples arising singly on skin.


After kick of a horse three years ago: varicose ulcer on right leg.

SKIN. [46]

Jaundice caused by gastro-duodenal catarrh.
Suppressed rash of measles or other eruptive diseases, with harsh and dry skin.
Abundant scaling of epidermis.
Promotes desquamation after erysipelas; accelerates removal of scabs in smallpox.
Scarlet fever; stage of desquamation.
Burning, itching, papular eruption exuding pus-like moisture.
Recurring eruption of fine red pimples running together, presenting a red, swollen appearance; a thoroughly alkaline fluid oozes out copiously; after subsiding cuticle comes off in fine scales; itches and stings intensely amel.; formerly by cold water, lately by hot.
Scurfs, scaling, chapping.
Sores on skin, with yellow, sticky secretions on limited portions, or discharges of thin, watery matter, sometimes with peeling of surrounding skin.
Epithelial cancer, discharge thin, yellow, serous.
Eczema, or skin affections; discharge decidedly yellow, slimy, sometimes sticky or watery mattery; when suddenly suppressed.
Effects of ivy poisoning (Rhus tox.) for eight months; repeatedly broke out with small, hard, herpetic vesicles, forming a thin scab, with itching and some moisture; eruption appears in left axilla, about neck and on back of both hands; she has a sensation of faintness at stomach and befogged feeling in head, fearing to lose her reason; very vivid dreams.
Nettlerash, with or without yellow slimy tongue, generally caused by indigestion.
Itch eruption in children.
Chafing of children.
Diseased condition of nails, shown in interrupted growth.


Child, aet. 18 months; whooping cough.
Boy, aet. 10, small, dark, lean; whooping cough.
Girl, aet. 19, light complexion, scrofulous; ear affection.
Woman, aet. 25, single, dark complexion, suffering eight months; ivy poisoning (Rhus tox.).
Woman, aet. 25, married, dark complexion; ozaena.
Man, aet. 26, healthy, powerful; articular rheumatism.
Man, aet. 27, dark; falling off of hair, after gonorrhea.
Man, aet. 30, light complexion; disease of antrum Highmori.
Man, aet. 33, light complexion; ozaena.
Woman, aet. 54; vertigo.
Man, aet. 55, factory operative, ulcer on side of nose for four years, at first there was a somewhat reddened spot which was moderately elevated, and which became afterward covered with a horny crust, which later, dropping off, left an ulcer which steadily increased in depth and breadth; epithelioma.
Widow, aet. 70, suffering for years; epithelioma.


Compare: Kali mur., in deafness, hoarseness, pertussis; Natr. mur., in deafness, pains in stomach, coarse rales, profuse exudations.
Compatible: Acet. ac., in itching and redness of skin; Arsen., Calc. ostr., Hepar, Pulsat., Rhus tox., Sepia, Silica, Sulphur.


Source: The Guiding Symptoms of Our Materia Medica Vol. 06, 1888
Description: Clinical materia medica of Kalium sulphuricum
Remedies: Kalium sulphuricum
Author: Hering, C.; Raue, C.G.; Knerr, C.B.; Mohr, C.
Year: 1888
Editing: errors only; interlinks; formatting
Attribution: Legatum Homeopathicum
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