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Calcarea Carbonica - Generalities symptoms

Carbonate Of Lime, Calc carb, Calcarea, Calcarea Carbonicum, Calc c, Calcium carbonicum, Calcarea Carbonica Ostrearum, Calcarea Carbonica Hahn.

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Calcarea Carbonica

Below are the strongest indications of Calcarea Carbonica in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

BETTER, dry climate and weather; lying on painful side. Sneezing (pain in head and nape).
WORSE, from exertion, mental or physical; ascending; cold in every form; water, washing, moist air, wet weather; during full moon; standing.
Antidotes: Camph.; Ipec.; Nit-ac.; Nux.
Complementary: Bell.; Rhus; Lycop.; Silica.
Calcar. is useful after Sulphur where the pupils remain dilated. When Pulsatilla failed in school girls.
Incompatible: Bry.; Sulphur should not be given after Calcarea Carbonica.
Compare: Aqua calcar. - Lime-water - (1/2 teaspoonful in milk); (as injection for oxyuris vermicularis), and Calc. Caust. - slaked lime - (pain in back and heels, jaws and malar bones; also symptoms of influenza). Calc. Brom ( removes inflammatory products from uterus; children of lax fiber, nervous and irritable, with gastric and cerebral irritation. Tendency to brain disease. Insomnia and cerebral congestion. Give 1x trituration). Sulph ( differs in being worse by heat, hot feet, etc.).
Calcar. calcinata - Calcinated oyster-shell - a remedy for warts. Use 3d trituration. Calcarea Carbonica ovorum. Ova Tosta - Toasted egg-shells - (backache and leucorrhoea. Feeling as if back were broken in two; tired feeling. Also effective in controlling suffering from cancer).
Calc-lac ( anemias, hemophilia, urticaria, where the coagulability of the blood is diminished; nervous headache with oedema of eyelids, lips or hands; 15 grains three times a day, but low potencies often equally effective).
Calcar. lacto-Phosph ( 5 grains 3 times a day in cyclic vomiting and migraine).
Calc. Mur. - Calcium chloratum - Rademacher’s Liquor - (1 part to 2 of distilled water, of which take 15 drops in half a cup of water, five times daily. Boils. Porrigo capitis. Vomiting of all food and drink, with gastric pain. Impetigo, glandular swellings, angioneurotic oedema. Pleurisy with effusion. Eczema in infants).
Calc-pic., (perifollicular inflammation; a remedy of prime importance in recurring or chronic boils, particularly when located on parts thinly covered with muscle tissue, as on shin bones, coccyx, auditory canal, dry, scurfy accumulation and exfoliation of epithelial scales, etc., styes, phlyctenules. Use 3x trit.)
Compare also with Calcarea Carbonica; Lycop.; Silica; Pulsat.; Chamomile.



Abscesses; glands

Affects of alcohol
Affects of alcohol; brandy

After scarlet fever

After sleep

After sleep

After undressing

Afternoon; 2 p.m.

Anaemia; after haemorrhage
Anaemia; as from iron deficiency - greenish yellow skin

At beginning of sleep


Aversion to movement

Aversion to open air


Before sleep

Blackness of external parts

Blood vessels; blue discoloration (from lack of oxygen in blood)
Blood vessels; congestion of blood
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow; after emotions
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow; during period
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow; from nervousness
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow; morning in sleep; after restless sleep
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow; night
Blood vessels; leukaemia
Blood vessels; varicose veins
Blood vessels; varicose veins; burning
Blood vessels; varicose veins; inflamed
Blood vessels; varicose veins; network in skin
Blood vessels; veins and arteries swollen from inner pressure

Bones; bony growth (exostosis)
Bones; brittle bones
Bones; decay of bone
Bones; slow repair of broken bones
Bones; softening of bones

Cancers; encephaloma
Cancers; epithelioma
Cancers; fungus haematodes
Cancers; noma
Cancers; ulcer like lesions, leaving scars, spread over body

Carrying; on the head

Change of weather

Cloudy weather


Constriction; externally
Constriction; internally
Constriction; of orifices
Constriction; sensation of a band

Contractions, closing, stenoses, after inflammation

Convulsions; after exertion
Convulsions; after masturbation
Convulsions; children
Convulsions; continuous contraction
Convulsions; convulsive movements
Convulsions; epileptic
Convulsions; epileptic
Convulsions; epileptic; from solar plexus
Convulsions; epileptic; in arms
Convulsions; epileptic; like a mouse running
Convulsions; evening
Convulsions; from becoming wet
Convulsions; from fright
Convulsions; from necrosis (death of cells)
Convulsions; from stress
Convulsions; hysterical
Convulsions; internal
Convulsions; letting legs swing excites convulsion
Convulsions; morning
Convulsions; morning; 4 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Convulsions; night
Convulsions; periodic
Convulsions; rapid muscle spasm
Convulsions; stretching out limbs before convulsions
Convulsions; suppressed out-break on skin
Convulsions; while teething
Convulsions; with consciousness
Convulsions; with falling
Convulsions; without consciousness



Dread of bathing

During sleep


Eating and food; after breakfast
Eating and food; after breakfast
Eating and food; after eating
Eating and food; after eating
Eating and food; beans and peas
Eating and food; before eating
Eating and food; cabbage
Eating and food; carrots
Eating and food; coffee
Eating and food; cold drinks
Eating and food; cold drinks
Eating and food; cold food
Eating and food; dry food
Eating and food; foods which cause flatulence
Eating and food; fruit
Eating and food; heavy food
Eating and food; milk
Eating and food; potatoes
Eating and food; salad
Eating and food; salt
Eating and food; sauerkraut
Eating and food; smoked food
Eating and food; sweets
Eating and food; symptoms while fasting
Eating and food; veal
Eating and food; warm food
Eating and food; when eating to satiety
Eating and food; while eating

Electric-like shocks

Emaciated (extremely thin)
Emaciated (extremely thin); certain parts
Emaciated (extremely thin); children (marasmus)
Emaciated (extremely thin); with insanity


Evening; twilight

Faintness, fainting
Faintness, fainting; after stool
Faintness, fainting; during period
Faintness, fainting; evening
Faintness, fainting; morning; before eating
Faintness, fainting; on physical exertion

Flabby feeling
Flabby feeling; internally

Fluid build up; excess of blood, or other fluids
Fluid build up; external
Fluid build up; internal

Formication (like insects crawling around); external parts
Formication (like insects crawling around); glands
Formication (like insects crawling around); internally

From getting wet
From getting wet; wet applications
From getting wet; while perspiring

From sun; from exposure to sun

From wind

Full feeling; internally

General physical anxiety

Glanders (boils spread by flies, occuring mainly in middle east or africa)

Gonorrhoea, suppressed (see inflamed hair follicles)


Heaviness; externally
Heaviness; internally

Hypnosis, trance

Illusions of touch

In spring

In winter

In women; period
In women; symptoms after period
In women; symptoms before period
In women; symptoms during period
In women; symptoms when breast feeding children

Inflammation; blood vessels
Inflammation; bones
Inflammation; externally
Inflammation; glands
Inflammation; hair follicles
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation)
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); glands
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); glands; like knotty ropes
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); glands; like nodes under the skin
Inflammation; internally
Inflammation; thin, watery membranes

Jar, stepping

Jerking; as in convulsions
Jerking; internally
Jerking; muscles

Lack of irritability

Lack of reaction

Late morning

Laying hand on a part

Lethargic, tired
Lethargic, tired; after sexual intercourse
Lethargic, tired; before period

Loosening clothing

Lying down; after lying down
Lying down; after lying down
Lying down; inclination to lie down
Lying down; lying down
Lying down; lying down
Lying down; lying in bed
Lying down; lying in bed
Lying down; lying on abdomen
Lying down; lying on back
Lying down; lying on back
Lying down; lying on side
Lying down; lying on side; on painful side
Lying down; lying on side; on painful side
Lying down; lying on side; on painless side



Movement; at beginning of movement
Movement; of affected part

Mucous secretions increased


Nervous shuddering

Night; 3 a.m.
Night; after midnight

Numbness; externally
Numbness; internally
Numbness; internally; in single parts
Numbness; internally; of suffering parts
Numbness; internally; parts lain on


On first sitting down

On waking

On waking

Open air

Pain; appear suddenly; and disappear gradually
Pain; benumbing
Pain; bones
Pain; boring
Pain; boring; bones
Pain; boring; inward
Pain; boring; outward
Pain; burning externally
Pain; burning externally; blood vessels
Pain; burning externally; glands
Pain; burning externally; internally
Pain; constricting; externally
Pain; constricting; glands
Pain; constricting; internally
Pain; cutting; externally
Pain; cutting; glands
Pain; cutting; in long bones
Pain; cutting; internally
Pain; digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation)
Pain; digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation); bones
Pain; digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation); glands
Pain; glands
Pain; gnawing, biting
Pain; gnawing, biting; externally
Pain; gnawing, biting; internally
Pain; jerking; bones
Pain; jerking; externally
Pain; jerking; glands
Pain; jerking; internally
Pain; paralysed parts
Pain; paralytic
Pain; pinching
Pain; pinching; bones
Pain; pinching; externally
Pain; pinching; glands
Pain; pinching; internally
Pain; pressing; as from load
Pain; pressing; externally
Pain; pressing; from within outward
Pain; pressing; glands
Pain; pressing; glands; inward
Pain; pressing; internally
Pain; pressing; inward
Pain; pressing; muscles
Pain; pressing; muscles; sticking, in muscles
Pain; pressing; tearing; in muscles
Pain; pressing; together
Pain; pulling; on movement
Pain; pulling; walking
Pain; sore, bruised
Pain; sore, bruised; bones
Pain; sore, bruised; externally
Pain; sore, bruised; glands
Pain; sudden, sharp; bones
Pain; sudden, sharp; externally
Pain; sudden, sharp; glands
Pain; sudden, sharp; internally
Pain; sudden, sharp; inward
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles; burning in muscles
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles; jerking
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles; tearing in muscles
Pain; sudden, sharp; outward
Pain; sudden, sharp; transversely
Pain; sudden, sharp; upward
Pain; tearing; as if tearing apart
Pain; tearing; downward
Pain; tearing; externally
Pain; tearing; glands
Pain; tearing; internally
Pain; tearing; muscles
Pain; tearing; muscles; cramp-like in muscles
Pain; tearing; muscles; jerking in muscles
Pain; tearing; outward
Pain; tearing; upward
Pain; twisting
Pain; ulcerative; glands

Paralysis; internally
Paralysis; of organs
Paralysis; one-sided
Paralysis; one-sided; right
Paralysis; painless

Periodic, recurring
Periodic, recurring; fourteenth day

Perspiration gives no relief


Physical exertion

Polyp (growth on mucus lining)


Pressure; on painless side

Prickling; externally

Pulsation; externally; during cough
Pulsation; internally
Pulsation; internally; bones
Pulsation; internally; glands
Pulsation; night; from coughing

Pulse; abnormal
Pulse; contracted
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; late morning
Pulse; irregular
Pulse; small
Pulse; trembling
Pulse; trembling; after eating
Pulse; trembling; night

Quivering; all over followed by vertigo, dizziness
Quivering; glands

Relaxation of muscles







Sensation as if whole body is smaller

Sensation of ball internally (compare knotted sensation)

Sensation of plug; internally

Sensitive; bones
Sensitive; externally
Sensitive; internally
Sensitive; intolerance of clothing
Sensitive; to pain








Straining of muscles and tendons, from lifting

Stretching; morning

Suppression of sexual desire

Swelling; bones
Swelling; glands
Swelling; glands; hot
Swelling; glands; inflammatory
Swelling; glands; like knotted cords
Swelling; glands; painful
Swelling; glands; painless
Swelling; in general
Swelling; inflammatory
Swelling; of affected parts
Swelling; puffy
Swelling; swollen sensation

Symptoms after perspiration

Symptoms after sexual intercourse
Symptoms after sexual intercourse; symptoms after sexual excesses

Symptoms from masturbation

Symptoms from suppression of perspiration

Symptoms not symmetrical; crosswise, left lower and right upper
Symptoms not symmetrical; left
Symptoms not symmetrical; right
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side

Symptoms when playing piano

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); after becoming cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold air
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; bones
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; inner parts
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold in general
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold, wet weather
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); from becoming cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat; alternating with chills
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat; like warm water; splashed over
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat; upwards
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; sensation of heat
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; sensation of heat; in blood vessels
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); tendency to catch cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; becoming warm in open air
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; warm air
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; warm bed
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; warm room

Tension; externally
Tension; glands
Tension; internally




Touching anything

Touching cold things

Trembling; breakfast
Trembling; during fever
Trembling; externally
Trembling; from anxiety
Trembling; internally
Trembling; morning
Trembling; morning; before breakfast
Trembling; on waking
Trembling; open air
Trembling; sexual

Tumours; composed of fibres (fibroid)
Tumours; composed of nerves (neuroma)
Tumours; containing hard fat (steatoma), generating pus
Tumours; containing hard fat (steatoma), generating pus; reappearing every 4 weeks
Tumours; cystic (see bony growth (exostosis), polyp)

Twitching; of tendons
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea)
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea); from fright
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea); from masturbation
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea); from worms
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea); one sided

Ulcers, at glands (see skin)
Ulcers, at glands (see skin); cancerous

Vaults, cellars, etc.


Walking in high altitudes

Walking up stairs or hill



Walking; beginning of walk
Walking; in open air
Walking; in the wind

Warmth; becoming warm in open air
Warmth; warm air
Warmth; warm bed
Warmth; warm room

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after breakfast
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after dinner
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after emission
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after sexual intercourse
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after stool
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); during period
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); evening
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); fresh air
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from ascending stairs
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from perspiration
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from slight exertion
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from talking
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); in children
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); in open air
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); mental exertion
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); morning
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); morning; on waking
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); nervous weakness
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); night
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); paralytic
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); sudden
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); walking
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); walking; in open air

Weariness (see weakness)

Wet weather

When asleep long

While sitting

While travelling


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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.