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Natrum Carbonicum.

Sodium Carbonate. NA2 CO3, 10H2O.

Introduced by Hahnemann and proved by himself, Gross, Hering, Langhammer, etc. (Materia Medica Pura, vol. 3, p. 290).


- Effects of overstudy, Hering, Hah. Mo., vol. 10, p. 457; Pain in head, Berridge, Raue's Rec., 1875, p. 208; Loss of hearing, Berridge, Raue's Rec., 1875, p. 79; Hah. Mo. vol. 10, p. 108; Coryza, Hills, Raue's Rec., 1873, p. 81; Hirsch, Hom. Clin., vol. 1, p. 257; Nasal catarrh, Blakely, Raue's Rec., 1870, p. 131; Toothache, Plainfield, Hom. Phys., vol. 2, p. 318; Affection of chest, Morgan, Hom. Clin., vol. 4, p. 99; Raue's Rec., 1872, p. 110; Goitre, Wolffin, Desguidis, Trans. Hom. Med. Soc. Pa., 1883, p. 210; Suppression of sweat and chronic coryza, Hirsch, Hom. Clin., vol. 1, p. 258; Albuminuria, Knerr, MSS.; Effects of exposure to sun, Martin, Trans. Hom. Med. Soc. Pa., 1880, p. 242; Anaemia, Morgan, Hom. Clin., vol. 3, p. 48; Scrofulous affections, Hartmann, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 409; Affection of skin, Hering, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 222.

MIND. [1]

Inability to think or to perform any mental labor; head feels stupefied if he tries to exert himself.
Memory gradually failing; inaptitude for meditation or hard work; difficulty of conception or combining ideas when listening or reading; figures and diagrams were void of expression to him and seemed enveloped in mist. ~ Effects of overstudy.
Difficulty in grasping and connecting thoughts when reading or listening.
Aversion to mankind and society; estrangement from individuals and society, even from her husband and family.
Sadness; depression of spirits; hypochondriacal mood.
Intolerable melancholy and apprehension; she is wholly occupied with sad thoughts.
Irritable, excitable mood.
Avarice; maliciousness.
Restlessness, with attacks of anxiety, especially during a thunderstorm; agg. from music.
Anxiety; trembling and sweat during pains.
In evening restlessness of body, unless he exerts himself mentally.
Affected by playing on piano a short time, with painful anxiety of chest, trembling of body and weariness; must lie down.
Constant fear and forebodings.
Great timidity.


Vertigo: from mental exertion; when working in sun; agg. from rest, amel. on exercise in open air; from exposure to sun; from drinking wine.
Dullness of head when at rest or when in sun.
Dullness in occiput, as from pressure, in morning.


Head feels too large.
Tension in head, as if forehead would burst.
Frontal headache when suddenly turning head.
Shooting pain in left frontal eminence to left lower occiput.
Stitches in head and out of eyes.
Pulsating headache in vertex every morning.
Tearing pain in forehead, at certain hours of day.
Stupefying, pressing headache in forehead, nausea, eructations and dimness of sight in evening; agg. in room.
Stitching, tearing, throbbing in forehead, temples and vertex, with vertigo, melancholy and great physical prostration.
Pain in left frontal eminence to left lower occiput.
Headache from slightest mental exertion.
Painful sense of emptiness in occiput, with weakness and hoarseness of voice.
Pain from occiput to vertex.
Drawing and tension in right side of occiput as if head would be drawn back.
Long continued pressure in right side of occiput.
Dull pressure from occiput to nape, with drawing pain, at last extending to forehead.
Headache at noon, agg. low down in occiput.
Headache and tension in nape before menses.
Headache: from sun; from working under gaslight.


Pains in head at certain hours of day.
Falling out of hair.
An almost painless boil on occiput.


Dim eyes; has to wipe them constantly.
Black spots floating before vision while writing.
Sensation as of feathers before eyes.
Dazzling flashes before eyes on awaking.
Flashes and streaks of light before closed eyes at night.
Cannot read small print.
Ulceration of cornea.
Small corneal ulcers or phlyctenules, with great photophobia and stinging pains, particularly in scrofulous children.
Needle-like stitches in both eyes after dinner.
Stitches in eyes from within outward.
Dermoid swelling of conjunctiva.
Inflammation of eyelids, with photophobia.
Dry eyes.
Heaviness of upper lids; could hardly open them; they close involuntarily.
Agglutination of eyes in morning; lachrymation during forenoon.


Oversensitiveness of hearing; sensitive to noise.
Hard hearing, as if ears were closed up.
Loss of hearing of right ear for seven or eight months; sounds seem to come from left side when they really come from right; at times singing in right ear, or a noise like a bubble bursting in ear; fullness in right ear when eating; on swallowing feeling as if something moved in ear.
Hardness of hearing and roaring in left ear, with caries of left molar teeth; pain in left side of face; stiffness of neck and left shoulder; pain in small of back and left leg, agg. from motion, amel. in rest; menses irregular and scanty; all agg. before menses. ~ Chronic otitis media.
Otalgia with sharp piercing stitches in ears.


Loss of smell and taste, with coryza.
Violent sneezing, with rush of blood to head.
Coryza with discharge of thin mucus and frequent sneezing.
Coryza: fluent; violent sneezing; very profuse; agg. at night, when nose is obstructed; agg. from least draft of air or change of clothing; on alternate days; amel. after sweat.
Troublesome stoppage of nose every night. ~ Chronic catarrh.
Stoppage of nose with hard, offensive pieces from one nostril.
Much nasal mucus passes through mouth.
Yellow offensive discharge from nose.
Thick green mucus blown from nose.
Thick yellow greenish, musty smelling discharge, ceasing to flow frequently after a meal, with stoppage of nose. ~ Coryza.
Hard fetid clots from one nostril.
Coryza with discharge of copious, thick, mucous masses during day, and obstruction of nose at night; speech has a disagreeable nasal twang; resistent swelling of middle lobe of thyroid gland; pale face and dark streaks under eyes; menses scanty and postponing.
After getting a thorough wetting, skin which formerly perspired easily became dry; also suffered from a coryza, with profuse discharge and a disagreeable influence on her voice.
Ozaena; bad smell of nasal secretion.
Nostrils ulcerated high up.
Bleeding of nose.
Humid, herpetic eruptions and ulcers on nose, around mouth and on lips.
Peeling off of dorsum and tip of nose, painful when touched.
Red nose with white pimples on it.
Squeaking sensation at root of nose.
Inflammation of external nose.


Pale face with blue rings around eyes, swollen eyelids.
Face puffy. ~ Albuminuria.
Burning heat and redness of face, cheeks swollen.
Pains in bones of face. ~ Chronic naso-pharyngeal catarrh.
Much eruption on nose and mouth.
Yellow blotches on forehead and upper lip.
Freckles on face.
White pimples on red nose.


Swelling of upper lip.
Lips swollen and tettery; burning rhagades on lower lip.
Humid eruption or ulcers around nose and mouth.
Pimples on face and lips.
Swelling of submaxillary glands.


Digging, boring toothache, especially during or after eating sweetmeats or fruit.
Sensitiveness of teeth, especially lower.
Nightly pressing toothache, with swelling of lower lips and of gums.
Toothache: in lower jaw; agg. when eating; agg. from sweet things; amel. by smoking.


Taste: bitter or metallic; sour, thickly coated tongue; of blood; of pus in throat.
Dry tongue and dislike to talk.
Tongue not facile; speech difficult.
Stuttering on account of heaviness of tongue.
Burning about tip of tongue, as if it was cracked.
Pimples on tip of tongue.


Saliva generally increased.
Constant dryness of mouth and lips, which she was constantly obliged to lick, as if caused by heat of breath.
Dry mouth and throat, with inclination to drink.
Slight redness of mucous membrane of mouth and fauces, with rawness and scraping; desire to hawk and hem; mucus collects at night and is hawked up in morning.
Redness and soreness of mouth, with flat, painful blisters; increased appetite; great thirst for cold water, but agg. after drinking it; yellow stools discharged with a gush; frequent urination of dark, sour smelling urine. ~ Stomatitis.
Flat ulcers and blisters inside of mouth, burning and painful when touched.


Throat and esophagus feel rough, scraped, dry.
Accumulation of mucus in throat and posterior nares.
Violent hawking up of thick mucus that constantly collects.
Throat painful when swallowing and gaping.
Glandular swellings in throat.


Incessant hunger.
Increased and ravenous hunger in forenoon, from sensation of emptiness in stomach.
Thirst: in afternoon; incessant; great desire for cold water a few hours after dinner.
Aversion to milk and diarrhea from it.


After eating: hypochondriacal; weak digestion; pressure in stomach; eructations; distress and tenderness, with palpitation (may also follow abuse of soda crackers).
Indigestion especially marked after vegetable diet, particularly starchy foods.
Bad effects of a cold drink while overheated.
After milk, diarrhea.


Frequent hiccough.
Eructations frequent; empty; sour; in afternoon.
Violent retching in morning, without actual vomiting.
Nausea and retching, with pain and soreness in stomach; agg. from touch; amel. from eating.
Continuous qualmishness and nausea.
Vomiting of bile, bitter.


Gnawing and pressure in stomach, with distension and “gone”, weak feeling about 10 or 11 A. M., amel. from eating.
Stomach weak and easily disordered.
Heaviness and pressure in stomach; nausea; frequent hiccough.
Violent pressure in stomach after dinner and breakfast.
Pit of stomach sensitive to touch and when talking.
Cramp in stomach, pressing, drawing, cutting pain.
Depressed and exceedingly irritable, particularly after dinner; hypochondriasis; amel. as food passes out of stomach into duodenum and down into bowels; averse to society, even to his own family; indigestion, agg. after vegetable diet, particularly starchy foods; sour eructations; waterbrash; retching in morning; spasmodic contraction of esophagus and stomach, with little or nothing coming to mouth; copious salivation; abdomen hard and swollen, especially after eating; accumulation of flatus, fetid when passed; griping colic just after a meal; stool difficult to expel, though not hard. ~ Indigestion.


Violent, sharp stitches in right hypochondriac region, followed by griping in lower abdomen.
Stitches in left hypochondrium; agg. after drinking very cold water.
Stitches in hepatic and splenic regions. ~ Chronic hepatitis.
Violent stitches in region of spleen.


Colic with constriction around stomach; contraction of navel, hardness of integuments of abdomen.
Hard, bloated, swollen abdomen.
Accumulation of flatus; loud rumbling; swellings here and there as from incarcerated wind.
Flatus changing place and causing pain.
Distension of abdomen, especially after eating.
Griping in abdomen like colic, immediately after eating.
Pressure in lower abdomen, extending to genitals, as if everything in abdomen would fall out and menses come.
Itch-like eruption on lower part of abdomen.
Swelling (generally painful) of glands of groin and axilla.


Passes much sour smelling or fetid flatus; feces escape.
Stools: yellow; soft or watery, with violent, sudden urging and tenesmus; watery, yellow, discharged with gush; agg. from milk or after eating and from taking cold; spotted with blood; sour smelling; yellow, with burning and tenesmus; frequent, ineffectual urging, alternately with liquid stools; soft, preceded by colic.
Discharge of blood during stool.
Yellow substance, like pulp of an orange, in stool; climacteric period.
Difficult evacuation of stool that was not hard; was obliged to make great effort before it could be discharged.
Insufficient stool, with tenesmus, followed by burning in eyes and urethra; great sexual excitement. ~ Constipation.
Constipation, alternating with soft and liquid stools.
Before stool: cutting; strong urging; severe colic with rumbling in abdomen.
During stool: tenesmus; burning and cutting in anus and rectum; sexual excitement.
After stool; pain in rectum.
Itching in anus.
Tapeworm with stool; itching creeping in anus.


Pressure in region of bladder.
Frequent desire to urinate, discharge scanty or copious.
Nocturnal, involuntary micturition.
Urine: dark yellow, fetid, sour, or like horse's urine; deposits a mucous sediment like well water, when she must go often, pain mostly in right leg as if veins were bruised.
Burning in urethra during and after micturition.


Increased sexual desire; priapism.
Nocturnal erections and pollutions, or emissions without erections.
Incomplete coition, short erection, speedy emission.
Chronic hypertrophy of prostate, small and painless, only detected by physical examination suggested by discharge of prostatic fluid at stool and when urinating.
Straining and tenesmus, with a voluptuous sensation in genitals.
Prostatorrhea after urinating and after difficult stool.
Inflammation, swelling and easy excoriation of prepuce and glans penis.
Soreness between scrotum and thighs.
Heaviness and drawing in testicles; testicles feel bruised.


Pressure in hypogastrium as if everything would come out; indurated cervix and ill shaped os.
Bearing down as if everything would come out; melancholy; oversensitive to music; backache; heaviness, agg. sitting, amel. moving; bruised pain over back at night, tension, boring from tip of left scapula through; skin dry, rough.
Passive congestion of uterus, causing pulsation there during and after coitus, due to extra influx of blood caused by sexual erethism.
Pressure as if uterus would protrude.
Motion as from fetus in uterus.
Moles in uterus.
Menses: too early and long lasting; preceded by drawing in nape of neck and headache; with tearing headache, distended abdomen in morning, amel. by diarrhea; nervous, cannot bear music; agg. in a thunderstorm.
Deficient menses in adult females.
Dysmenorrhea; sterility.
Congenital defective growth of anterior vaginal wall, with ill shaped os.
Discharge of mucus from vagina after an embrace, causing sterility.
Profuse leucorrhea, after frequent attacks of colic, with writhing about umbilicus.
Leucorrhea, with frequent copious urination.
Leucorrhea thick, yellow, putrid, ceasing after urinating.


Expels moles, prevents false conception.
Labor pains weak or accompanied by anguish and sweat, with desire to be rubbed.


Hoarseness, with roughness of chest, coryza, chilliness and scraping, painful cough.


Dyspnea and shortness of breath from tension of chest.

COUGH. [27]

Cough: dry, with stopped catarrh; violent, dry, agg. when entering a warm room; short, with rattling in chest; with rumbling, incarcerated flatus; with salty, purulent, greenish sputa.


Pressing stitches in chest.
Burning soreness in right mid chest; loose cough, no sputum; coldness between scapulae, seems unable to give any exact voluntary statement; pain in right rhomboid muscle when sewing or exercising, and in damp weather; moves to opposite side sometimes.


Painful cracking in region of heart.
Violent, anxious palpitation of heart when ascending and at night when lying on left side.
Burning and distress along spine, with palpitation; thinks he has heart disease.
Palpitation: woke her at night, while lying on left side; on going up stairs; prevents lying on side.
Pulse excited at night, with ebullitions.


Chilliness in one (left) side of thorax.


Cervical glands swollen.
Goitre pressing pain; round, hard swelling on upper right part of gland.
Stiffness of neck.
Cracking of cervical vertebrae on moving head.
Rigidity and drawing between scapulae in open air, or in back, extending as far as anus, in paroxysms and terminating in a stitch when sitting or lying.
Stitch in back, sometimes as far as left side of chest, evening and night.
Backache; violent after walking.
Stitches in small of back while sitting.
Tingling (formication) in back.
Pustules on small of back.


Rheumatic pain of shoulder, arms and elbows, with weakness of arms.
Pressing pain on shoulders.
Has to stretch arms, with anxiety.
Twitches and twitching sensation in arms and fingers on taking hold of anything.
Drawing pain in elbow.
Warts on arms and backs of hands; painful to touch.
Cutting pain in hands.
Trembling of hands, morning.
Contraction of fingers.
Swelling of hands in afternoon.
Eczema, skin of dorsa of hands rough, dry and chapped.
Jerking sensation in finger joints.
White bulla, with red areola on index finger.


Tearing and bruised pain in right hip. ~ Dysmenorrhea.
Jerkings in lower extremities and in parts of lower body.
Unsteadiness while walking, stumbling, slipping.
Lower extremities feel very heavy and bruised.
Heaviness of legs and feet, with tension in them while sitting or walking.
Creeping, stinging in muscles of thighs and beneath epigastrium.
Blotches (as in lepra) on legs.
Hollow of knee painful on motion.
Tension in bend of knee; muscles shortened.
Cramp of calves.
When walking in open air sensation as if a knife pierced calf of leg and as though blood trickled down it.
Lower legs swollen, inflamed, red and covered with ulcers.
Easy dislocation and spraining of ankle; ankle is so weak that it gives way; foot bends under.
Cutting pain and cramps in feet.
Very cold feet.
Burning in feet, especially soles, while walking.
Swelling of feet and soles of feet, with stinging in them when walking or stepping on them.
Soreness of feet, particularly of soles.
Stitches as with needles in sole of right foot; sole swollen.
Throbbing and crawling in heels.
Ulcer on heel from spreading blisters.
Black, ulcerated pustules on heel.
Blisters on points of toes, as if scalded.
Smarting and soreness between toes; excoriation.
Swelling, tearing and soreness in (big) toes, no sleep.
Red spot on big toe, as if contused.
Violent stitches in a corn.
Boring, drawing and stinging in corns.
Cold feet.
Pressing pain in dorsa of feet.


Great weakness of lower extremities and heaviness of arms.
Cutting pains in hands and feet.
Vesicular places of tips of all fingers and toes, as if scalded, extending around nails as if they would come off.


Rest: vertigo agg.; dullness of head.
Lying: on left side, palpitation; stitch in back to anus.
Must lie down: weariness.
Sitting: backache, heaviness agg.; stitch in back to anus.
Sewing: pain in right rhomboid muscle.
Most symptoms appear while sitting and go off on motion, pressing and rubbing.
Moving: backache and heaviness amel.; of head, cracking of cervical vertebrae; hollow of knee painful; causes profuse sweat.
Suddenly turning head: frontal headache.
On taking hold of anything: twitches in arms and fingers.
Has to stretch arms: with anxiety.
When ascending: anxious palpitation.
On stepping: foot bends.
Walking: violent backache; unsteadiness; heaviness of legs and feet with tension; as if knife pierced calf of leg; burning in feet; swelling of feet with stinging.
Exercising: pain in right rhomboid muscle; causes great debility.

NERVES. [36]

Great debility from any exertion; unsteady walk, any little obstruction on pavement causes him to fall, or falls without apparent cause.
Is ready to drop after a short walk.
Exhaustion from mental effort.
Great prostration and heaviness of whole body.
Great lassitude and vertigo from effects of exposure to sun.
Twitching in muscles and limbs.
Contractions of muscles, hands, bends of knees, neck, etc.

SLEEP. [37]

Sleepiness: during day, with yawning.
Falls asleep late at night.
Awakes too early in morning.
During sleep: starts, twitches; vivid dreams, violent erections and sexual excitement; restless, with ebullitions, palpitation and nightmare.
Dreams: anxious; confused; pleasant; amorous.

TIME. [38]

Morning: dullness in occiput; agglutination of eyes; mucus hawked up; violent retching; distended abdomen; trembling of hands; sleepiness; awakes too early; shivering for one hour; sudden chilliness not followed by heat; bloating of whole body.
About 10 or 11 A. M.: weak feeling in stomach.
During forenoon: lachrymation; ravenous hunger; chilliness agg.
During day: coryza; sleepiness; feeling of coldness in lower extremities; cold and chilly.
Noon: headache.
Afternoon: thirst; frequent eructations; swelling of hands; bloating of whole body agg.
After dinner: needle-like stitches in both eyes.
Evening: restlessness of body; headache in forehead with nausea, eructations and dimness of sight; stitch in back.
Night: flashes and streaks of light before closed eyes; coryza agg.; mucus collects in throat; bruised pain over back; palpitation; pulse excited; stitch in back; falls asleep late.


Sequela of exposure to heat of sun; inability to think; head feels stupefied and aches when in sun; dazzling flashes or black spots before eyes; dimness of sight; palpitation; trembling of hands; debility from least exertion; restless, unrefreshing sleep; profuse sweat from least exertion.
Great debility caused by heat of summer.
Chronic effects of sunstroke; may have been overcome by heat years ago, and now, with return of hot weather, suffers from headaches.
Open air: exercise, vertigo amel.; rigidity and drawing between scapulae; when walking, as if knife pierced calf of leg.
In room: headache agg.; cough agg.
In sun: vertigo; dullness in head; exposure to, causes vertigo and great lassitude.
Draft of air: coryza agg.
Averse to uncovering.
Damp weather: pain in right rhomboid muscle.
Change of clothing: coryza agg.
After getting a thorough wetting: skin perfectly dry, formerly perspired easily, and chronic coryza.
Cold water: great thirst for it, but agg. after drinking it; stitches in left hypochondrium.
Bad effects of a cold drink while overheated.

FEVER. [40]

Chilliness and shivering for one hour in morning.
Sudden chilliness, not followed by heat in morning.
Feeling of coldness in lower extremities even during day.
Continued chill in left side.
Cold hands and feet, with hot head.
Cold and chilly all day, agg. in forenoon; hands and feet cold, head hot, or hands and feet hot, with cold cheeks.
Evening chilliness, dullness of head; then heat and sleep.
Heat, with general sweat.
Flushes of heat from (nose) down back; irritability; averse to uncovering.
Heat of face.
Sweat profuse from every exertion; anxiety.
Burning sweat on forehead where hat presses.
Night sweat, alternating with dry skin.
Morning sweat.
Cold, anxious sweat.


At certain hours of day: tearing pain in forehead returns.
Alternately: ineffectual urgings and liquid stools; constipation and liquid stools; night sweat and dry skin.
Alternate days: coryza agg.
Worse during full moon.
Every morning: pulsating headache in vertex.
Every night: troublesome stoppage of nose; pressing toothache; involuntary micturition.
Before menses: chronic otitis media.
For seven or eight months: loss of hearing in right ear.


Right: drawing and tension in right side of occiput; long continued pressure in side of occiput; loss of hearing; singing in ear; fullness in ear; as if something moved in ear; violent sharp stitches in hypochondriac region; pain in leg; burning soreness in chest; pain in rhomboid muscle; hard swelling on upper part of gland; tearing and bruised pain in hip.
Left: shooting pain in frontal eminence to lower occiput; sounds seem to come from left side when they really come from right; roaring in ear; caries of molar teeth; pain in side of face; stiffness of shoulder; stitches in hypochondrium; boring from tip of scapula; chilliness in side of thorax; stitch in back as far as side; stitches in sole of foot; chill in side.
Particularly upper right, lower left side.
From within outward: stitches in eyes.


Head as if too large; as if forehead would burst; as if head would be drawn back; as of feathers before eyes; as if ears were closed up; as of a bubble bursting in ear; on swallowing, feeling as if something moved in right ear; as if tip of tongue was cracked; dryness of mouth as if caused by heat of breath; swellings as if from incarcerated wind; as if veins of right leg were bruised; pressure in hypogastrium as if everything would come out; as if uterus would protrude; motion as from a fetus in uterus; as if a knife pierced calf of leg and as though blood trickled down it; stitches as of needles in sole of right foot; blisters on points of toes, as if scalded; red spot on big toe as if contused; as if nails would come off; itching as from fleas.
Pain: in forehead; in left frontal eminence to lower occiput; from occiput to vertex; in left side of face; in small of back and left leg; in bones of face; in stomach; in rectum; in right rhomboid muscle; in back.
Stupefying pain: in forehead.
Stitching, tearing, throbbing: in forehead, temples, vertex.
Tearing pain: in forehead; in right hip; in big toes.
Shooting pain: in left frontal eminence to left lower occiput; in vesicles.
Violent sharp stitches: in right hypochondriac region; in region of spleen; in a corn.
Sharp piercing stitches: in ears.
Needle-like stitches: in both eyes.
Pressing stitches: in chest.
Stitches: in head and out of eyes; in left hypochondrium; in hepatic and splenic region; in back; in small of back; in sole of right foot.
Cutting: in stomach; in anus; in rectum; in hands; in feet.
Pulsating pain: in vertex.
Digging, boring: toothache.
Boring: from tip of left scapula.
Boring, drawing stinging: in corns.
Stinging: in eye.
Pressing, drawing, cutting: in stomach.
Griping: in stomach; in lower abdomen.
Writhing: about umbilicus.
Cramp: in stomach; of calves; in feet.
Rheumatic pain: of shoulder, arms and elbows.
Pressing pain: in forehead; in teeth; in goitre; in stomach; on shoulders; in dorsa of feet.
Drawing pain: from occiput to nape; in stomach; in elbow.
Bruised pain: over back; in right hip.
Smarting: between toes.
Burning soreness: in right mid chest.
Burning: about tip of tongue; of blisters in mouth; of eyes and urethra; in anus; in rectum; along spine; in feet.
Soreness: of mouth; in stomach; between scrotum and thighs; of feet, agg. soles; between toes; in big toes.
Stinging: in feet.
Creeping, stinging: in muscles of thighs and beneath epigastrium.
Throbbing and crawling: in heels.
Tingling: in back.
Painful cracking: in region of heart.
Painful sense of emptiness: in occiput.
Burning heat: of face.
Bruised, heavy feeling: in lower extremities.
Drawing: in right side of occiput; in testicles; in nape of neck.
Violent pressure: in stomach.
Long continued pressure: in right side of occiput.
Dull pressure: from occiput to nape; in stomach; in region of bladder; in hypogastrium.
Tension: in head; in right side of occiput; in nape; in legs and feet; in bend of knees.
Heaviness: of upper lids; of tongue; in stomach; in testicles; of legs and feet; of arms; of whole body.
Fullness: in right ear.
Constriction: around stomach.
Stiffness: of neck and left shoulder.
Obstruction: in head.
Dryness: of mouth and lips; of throat.
Squeaking sensation: at root of nose.
Voluptuous sensation: in genitals.
Gone, weak feeling: in stomach.
Twitching sensation: in arms and fingers.
Jerking: in finger joints; in lower extremities and in parts of lower body.
Itching: in anus; over whole body; in vesicles.


Emaciation, with pale face, dilated pupils; dark urine.
Bloating of whole body mornings, amel. in afternoon.
Pallid anemia, with great debility, with watery or milky whiteness of skin, when disease is due to an original inertia and phlegmatic state.
Putrid leucorrhea, uterine troubles; vitality below par.
Subacute, inflammatory irritation of whole alimentary mucous membrane, from mouth to anus.
Swelling and induration of glands; scrofulosis.


Generally amel. from touch, pressing or rubbing parts gently.
Cutting pain, burning and stinging in wounded parts.
Touch: peeling off of dorsum and tip of nose painful; ulcers and blisters painful; soreness in stomach agg.; pit of stomach sensitive; warts on arms and backs of hands.
Desire to be rubbed: during labor pains.
Where hat presses: burning sweat on forehead.
Easily sprained; disposition to be sprained by any exertion; old sprains.

SKIN. [46]

Itching over whole body as from fleas.
Sensation of formication.
Skin of whole body becomes dry, rough and cracked in places.
Red vesicles filled with fluid in bend of elbow, in fold between genitals and thigh and on chin.
Vesicles, with shooting pains and itching.
Spreading and suppurating herpes.
Herpes: iris; circinatus; suppurating.
Yellow rings like remains of herpes.
Itch-like eruption on lower part of abdomen.
Light brown spots (freckles) on face.
Warts: ulcerate; sensitive to touch.
Ulcers, with swelling and inflammatory redness of affected parts; burning, pricking and pulsating; pus corroding, acrid, putrid and yellow.
Rose colored blotches in leprous patients.
Spots and tubercles all over face, arms, thighs and legs, which ulcerate; leprosy.
Elephantiasis graecorum.
Amelioration by gently pressing parts or rubbing.


Leuco-phlegmatic constitutions, with aversion to open air and dislike to exercise, physical or mental.
Boy, aet. 15; goitre.
Girl, aet. 16, lymphatic habit; coryza.
Man, aet. 27, private secretary; goitre.
Woman, aet. 40, large, leuco-phlegmatic; affection of chest.
Woman, music teacher, suffering from chronic coryza, after getting wet; suppression of sweat.


Antidoted by: Camphor, Spir. nitr. dul.
It antidotes: Cinchona.
Compatible: Calc. ostr., Nux. vom., Pulsat., Sepia, Sulphur.
Compare: Natr. sulph., which is preferable for yeast-like vomiting, with pallid, dirty and broad tongue; Arsen., Carbo veg., Lycop., Mercur., Natr. mur., Phosphor., Silic.


Source: The Guiding Symptoms of Our Materia Medica Vol. 07, 1888
Description: Clinical materia medica of Natrium carbonicum
Remedies: Natrium carbonicum
Author: Hering, C.; Raue, C.G.; Knerr, C.B.; Mohr, C.
Year: 1888
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Attribution: Legatum Homeopathicum
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