Ammonium CarbonicumCarbonate Of Ammonia, Ammonium Carb, Ammon. Carb
HPUS label indication: Head cold
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Ammonium Carbonicum based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
he diseased conditions met by this remedy are such as we find often in rather stout women who are always tired and weary, take cold easily, suffer from cholera-like symptoms before menses, lead a sedentary life, have a slow reaction generally, and are disposed to frequent use of the smelling-bottle. Too frequent and profuse menses. Mucous membranes of the respiratory organs are especially affected. Fat patients with weak heart, wheezing, feel suffocated. Very sensitive to cold air. Great aversion to water; cannot bear to touch it. Malignant scarlatina, with somnolence, swollen glands, dark red sore throat, faintly developed eruption. UrAEmia. Heaviness in all organs. Uncleanness in bodily habits. Swelling of parts, glands, etc. Acid secretions. Prostration from trifles.
BETTER, lying on painful side and on stomach; in dry weather.
WORSE, evenings, from cold, wet weather, wet applications, washing, and during 3 to 4 a.m., during menses.
Inimical to Lachesis. Similar in action.
Antidotes: Arnica; Camphor.
Compare: Rhus; Muriatic Acid; Tartar emet.
Of use in poisoning by Charcoal fumes.
▲ ▼ EXPECTORATION (click for more)
Bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage)
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Talking and hearing others talk affects greatly
Forgetful, ill-humored, gloomy during Stormy weather
Aversions, dislikes; open air
Sad, weepy, unreasonable.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Pain, headache; in forehead
Pain, headache; pressure
Pain, headache; ulcerative
Pulsating forehead; better, pressure and in warm room
Shocks through head.
▲ ▼ EYE (click for more)
Burning of eyes with aversion to light
▲ ▼ EAR (click for more)
Hardness of hearing
Shocks through ears, eyes, and nose, when gnashing teeth.
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Ozaena, blows bloody mucus from nose
Epistaxis after washing and after eating
Stoppage at night, with long-continued coryza
cannot breathe through nose
Discharge of sharp, burning water
Discharge from nose; blood
Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked; night
Running or blocked nose (coryza); running, wet
Sneezing; morning; in bed
Sneezing; morning; on waking
snuffles of children
Tip of nose congested.
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Skin; discoloration; red; spots (see skin)
Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples; nose
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Vesicles on tongue
Pressing teeth together sends shocks through head, eyes, and ears
Cracking of jaws on chewing.
Great dryness of mouth and throat
Growths, blisters, swellings; blisters; tongue
Taste; metallic; food tastes metallic
Taste; sour; food tastes sour
Teeth; feel as if on edge
Teeth; pain; evening
Teeth; pain; evening; in bed
Teeth; pain; pulling; during period
Teeth; pain; tearing
Teeth; pain; tearing; when biting together
Teeth; pain; upper teeth
Teeth; pain; when biting; when biting teeth together
Taste sour; metallic
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Burning pain all down throat
Diphtheria When nose is stopped up.
Enlarged tonsils and glands of neck
Tendency to gangrenous ulceration of tonsils
Pain; swallowing; on swallowing
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Noise and pain in abdomen
Itching at anus
Bleeding piles; worse during menses
Bladder; retention of urine (see urination delayed)
Bladder; urination; frequent
Pain; before stool
Pain; pressing; after stool
Pain; pressing; before stool
Pain; pressing; lower part of abdomen; during period
Stomach; appetite; increased (hunger in general)
Stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive
Stomach; burping, belching; burping, belching suppressed
Stomach; burping, belching; empty
Stomach; fullness; after eating
Stomach; nausea; after eating
Stomach; pain; pressing; after eating
Great appetite, but easily satisfied
Protruding piles, worse after stool, better lying down.
Stomach; Pain at pit of stomach, with heartburn, nausea, water brash, and chilliness
Stools difficult, hard, and knotty
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Haemorrhage from anus; after stool
Haemorrhage from anus; during stool
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▲ ▼ URINE (click for more)
Frequent desire; involuntary at night
Tenesmus of bladder
Urine white, sandy, bloody, copious, turbid and fetid.
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Female; Itching, swelling and burning of pudendum
Aversion to the other sex
Erection without desire
Female; irritation; itching
Female; irritation; itching; burning
Female; period; scanty
Female; period; short duration
Male; erections; troublesome; morning
Male; pain; constricting; testes
Leucorrhoea burning, acrid, watery
Male; Itching and pain of scrotum and spermatic cords
Menses too Frequent, profuse, early, copious, clotted, black; colicky pains, and hard, difficult stool, with Fatigue, especially of thighs; yawning and chilliness.
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Slow labored, stertorous breathing; bubbling sound
Much oppression in breathing; worse after any effort, and entering Warm room, or ascending even a few steps
Chest feels tired
Cough every morning about three o’clock, with dyspnoea, palpitation, burning in chest; worse ascending
Difficult (dyspnea); accumulation of fluid in lung
Like deep snoring
Winter catarrh, with slimy sputum and specks of blood
▲ ▼ COUGH (click for more)
Dry cough; night
Dry cough; night; after midnight; 3 a.m.
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Heart weak, wakes with difficult breathing and palpitation.
Heart; angina pectoris
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; right
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; right; on stooping
Heart; Audible palpitation with fear, cold sweat, lachrymation, inability to speak, loud breathing and trembling hands
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Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); during period
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Big toe painful and swollen
Cramps in calves and soles
Coldness; lower limbs; foot; evening; in bed
Cramps; upper limbs
Paralysis; upper limbs; right
Paralysis; upper limbs; right
Restlessness; lower limbs; leg
Skin; felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); whitlow, foot rot
Felons in the beginning
Fingers swell when arm is hanging down
Hands cold and blue; distended veins
Heel painful on standing
Panaritium, deep-seated periosteal pain
Tearing in ankle and bones of feet, better when warm in bed.
Tearing in joints relieved by heat of bed; inclination to stretch limbs
▲ ▼ SLEEP (click for more)
Sleepiness during the day
Starts from sleep strangling.
▲ ▼ CHILL (click for more)
Shaking, shivering, rigors; evening
▲ ▼ FEVER (click for more)
Fever with skin out-break; scarlet fever
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▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Eczema in the bends of extremities, between legs, about anus and genitals.
Erysipelas in the aged, with brain symptoms
Faintly developed eruptions from defective vitality
Discoloration; red; spots
Discoloration; red; spots; scarlet
Out-breaks on skin; after scratching
Out-breaks on skin; peeling in scales
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular)
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); receding in eruptive fevers; scarlet fever
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); red
Out-breaks on skin; scarlet fever
Out-breaks on skin; scarlet fever; gangrenous
Violent itching and burning blisters
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Aversion to open air
Dread of bathing
Eating and food; while eating
From getting wet; wet applications
In women; symptoms during period
Lack of reaction
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold, wet weather
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
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Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.