Hepar Sulphuris CalcareumHahnemann's Calcium Sulphide, Hepar, Hepar sulph, Hepar Sulfuris Calcareum, Hepar sulfur
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 Hep Sulph Calc in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
First to 200th. The higher potencies may abort suppuration, the lower promote it. If it is necessary to hasten it, give 2X.≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, from dry cold winds; cool air; slightest draft; from Mercury, touch; lying on painful side.
BETTER, in damp weather, from wrapping head up, from warmth, after eating.≡ show all authors ...
Antidotes: Bellad.; Cham.; Sil.
Compare: Acon.; Spongia; Staphis.; Silica; Sulph.; Calc. Sulph.; myristica. Hepar Sulphuris Calcareum antidotes bad effects from Mercury, Iodine, Potash, Cod-liver Oil. Removes the weakening effects of Ether.
Anguish in the evening and night, with thoughts of suicide
The slightest cause irritates him
Dejected and sad
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anguish
anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)
so that he could have stabbed anyone
rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium); violent, intense feeling; from pain
weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); before coughing
weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); during coughing
Hurry; while eating
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; on falling asleep
Memory; weakness of memory
Talking, conversation; contradicts people
speech; hasty≡ more ...
Vertigo and headache, when shaking the head or riding
Boring pain in the right temple and in root of nose every morning
Scalp sensitive and sore
Humid scald-head itching and burning
Cold sweat on head.
Pain, headache; with catarrh
with running or blocked nose; blowing nose
from poisoning; mercury
from exposure to wind; cold wind
wrapping up head
boring, digging, screwing; forehead; above nose
piercing, stabbing (see cutting); as from a nail; sides
as from a plug, peg or wedge (see nail); sides
pressing (see bursting, pulling); sides
sore bruised, sensitive to pressure
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; eczema
out-break on skin; moist
out-break on skin; painful
out-break on skin; pimples
out-break on skin; extremely sensitive
Sensitive; head sensitive to cold air
Uncovering head≡ more ...
Ulcers on cornea
Iritis, with pus in anterior chamber; purulent conjunctivitis, with marked chemosis, profuse discharge, great sensitiveness to touch and air
Eyes and lids red and inflamed
Pain in the eyes, as if pulled back into the head
Boring pain in upper bones of the orbits
Eyeballs sore to touch
Objects appear red and too large
Vision obscured by reading; field reduced one-half
Bright circles before eyes
Lids; out-breaks on skin
out-breaks on skin; pimples
Discharges of mucus or pus; from out-breaks on skin
Inflammation; glandular swellings
wounds; iris; with pus in front of iris
Pain; cold air
sore, bruised, tender
Skin around eyes (see face); out-breaks on skin; pimples
Dim≡ more ...
Scurfs on and behind the ears
Discharge of fetid pus from the ears
Whizzing and throbbing in ears, with hardness of hearing
Deafness after scarlet fever
Pustules in auditory canal and auricle
Discharges from ear
from middle ear
after poisoning by mercury
Itching; in ear
warmth of bed and wrapping up
inside (in ear canal)
Skin; abscess; in ear canal
Lost, deafness≡ more ...
Soreness of nostrils, with catarrhal troubles
Sneezes every time he goes into a cold, dry wind, with running from nose, later, thick, offensive discharge
Stopped up every time he goes out into cold air
Smell like old cheese
(Hepar Sulphuris Calcareum 1x will often start secretions and profuse drainage in stuffy colds.)
post nasal (see discharge)
Discharge from nose; blood
from ulcer or disease of nasal bones
from ulcer or disease of nasal bones; syphilitic
extending to other parts; eyes
sore, bruised; ridge of nose
Running or blocked nose (coryza)
Skin or lining of nose; abscess
Smell; lost sense of smell
Sneezing; from uncovering
from uncovering; hands
bones≡ more ...
Middle of lower lip cracked
Vesicular erysipelas, with pricking in parts
Neuralgia of right side, extending in streak into temple, ear, alae, and lip
Pains in bones of face, especially when being touched
Ulcers in corners of mouth
Shooting in jaw on opening mouth.
Inflammation; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe); suppurating (producing pus)
Pain; after poisoning by mercury
in dry, cold wind
Skin; discoloration; red; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)
out-breaks on skin; acne
out-breaks on skin; eczema
ulcers; sensitive to air
glands in general
lips; upper≡ more ...
Gums and mouth painful to touch and bleed readily.
Growths, blisters, swellings; pus-filled pimples; tongue
Pain; gums; when touched
Sensitive; to touch
Teeth; abscess of roots
from cold; from cold drinks
winter≡ more ...
Abscesses; suppurating glands are very sensitive
PAPULES prone to suppurate and extend
Acne in youth
Suppurate with prickly pain
Unhealthy skin; every little injury suppurates
Chapped skin, with Deep cracks on hands and feet
Ulcers, with bloody suppuration, smelling like old cheese
Ulcers very sensitive to contact, burning, stinging, easily bleeding
Sweats day and night without relief
"Cold-sores" Very sensitive
Cannot bear to be uncovered; Wants to be wrapped up warmly
Sticking or pricking in afflicted parts
Putrid ulcers, Surrounded by little pimples
Great sensitiveness to slightest touch
Chronic and recurring urticaria
Constant offensive exhalation from the body.
Abnormal growths; ulcers
ulcers; bruised with pain
ulcers; discharges; bloody
ulcers; discharges; offensive
ulcers; discharges; sour smelling
ulcers; coming and going quickly
ulcers; red with red circle
ulcers; like sarcoma
ulcers; generating pus
warts; stitching, sudden, sharp pain in warts
Out-breaks on skin; boils
pimples; sensitive to touch
sensitive (see sore)
like nettle rash
Pain; pain as from splinter
Becomes sore when lying down; feeling
Generally unhealthy≡ more ...
When swallowing, sensation as if a plug and Of a splinter in throat
Quinsy, With impending suppuration
Stitches in throat extending to the ear when swallowing
Hawking up of mucus.
after exposure to cold dry air
Sensation of something in throat; bone (see pain, as of a splinter)
after poisoning by mercury
Irritation; from cold air
Mucus; trachea (wind pipe)
Pain; on becoming cold
swallowing; on swallowing
warmth; warm drinks
larynx; cold air
larynx; on coughing; grasps the larynx
rawness; larynx; when breathing in
as from a splinter
extending to ear; on yawning
extending to ear; on turning head
extending to ear
Sensitive; larynx; to cold air
Sounds; rattling trachea (wind pipe, see respiration)
Tonsils suppurating (producing pus)
Tickling in the air passages; larynx
External throat; abscess
uncovering throat≡ more ...
Inflammation; bronchial tubes (bronchitis)
full of mucus
Pain; sore, bruised
Perspiration; arm pit; offensive
Skin; abscess; arm pit
out-breaks on skin; arm pit; boils
ulcer; breast; stinging, burning, odour of old cheese
Swelling; arm pit glands≡ more ...
Night; closing eyes at night excites cough
In cold air
In dry air; cold, dry air
In open air; in the wind
in the wind; in cold wind
in the wind; in dry wind
in the wind; wind from east
in the wind; wind from north
in the wind; wind from west
On becoming cold
arm or hand
other single part
Dry cough; evening
evening; loose in morning
Hacking cough; after dinner
evening; until midnight
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages; in larynx
scraping; from larynx
Comes on suddenly
Violent≡ more ...
Loses voice and coughs when exposed to dry, cold wind
Hoarseness, with loss of voice
Cough troublesome when walking
Dry, hoarse cough
Cough excited Whenever any part of the body gets cold or uncovered, or from eating anything cold
Croup with loose, rattling cough; worse in morning
Rattling, croaking cough; suffocative attacks; has to rise up and bend head backwards
Anxious, wheezing, moist breathing, asthma worse in dry cold air; better in damp
Palpitation of heart.
Rattling≡ more ...
Stomach; Longing for acids, wine, and strong-tasting food
Aversion to fat food
Frequent eructations, without taste or smell
Distention of stomach, compelling one to loosen the clothing
Burning in stomach
Heaviness and pressure in stomach after a slight meal.
Abscess; in groin region
Inflammation; lymph node
lymph node; generating pus
Skin; pus, groin glands
Swelling; groin region; glands
Bladder; urination; dribbling (by drops); involuntary; urine drops out at right angles
urination; dribbling (by drops); involuntary; after urinating
urination; feeble stream (slow)
urination; incomplete (see unsatisfactory)
urination; delayed, difficult; must wait for urine to start
urination; delayed, difficult; must press; a long time before able to start
urination; delayed, difficult; must press; morning
urination; unsatisfactory (see incomplete and fullness, after urinating)
Stomach; desires, cravings; sour, acids, etc.
desires, cravings; vinegar
pain; on blowing nose
retching; with cough
vomiting; on coughing≡ more ...
Constipation; difficult stool; soft stool
inactivity of rectum
Moisture≡ more ...
Clay-colored and soft
SOUR, white, undigested, FETID
Loss of power to expel even a soft stool.
Odour; like rotten cheese
Soft≡ more ...
Voided slowly, without force - drops vertically, bladder weak
Seems as if some always remained
Greasy pellicle on urine
Strong and sharp (acrid)
Bloody; last part of urine
after urinating, blood flows from urethra (urinary part of genitals)
Burning (includes hot)
Milky≡ more ...
Male; Herpes, sensitive, bleed easily
Ulcers externally on prepuce similar to chancre ( Nit
acid.) Excitement and emission without amorous fancies
Itching of glans, frenum, and scrotum
Suppurating inguinal glands
Fig warts of offensive odor
Humid soreness on genitals and between scrotum and thigh
Does not get well."
Female; Discharge of blood from uterus
Itching of pudenda and nipples, worse during menses
Menses late and scanty
Abscesses of labiae with great sensitiveness
Extremely offensive leucorrhoea
Smells like old cheese ( Sanicula.) Profuse perspiration at the climacteric
Male; wart-like growth
out-breaks on skin; moist
out-breaks on skin; scrotum
excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)
testes and scrotum (balls); moisture, scrotum; between scrotum and thighs
ulcers; penis; rapidly appearing, syphilitic
Female; vaginal discharge; offensive smelling; like old cheese
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); haemorrhage; after urinating≡ more ...
Finger-joints swollen; tendency to easy dislocation
Nail of great toe painful on slight pressure.
Coldness; lower limbs; foot; daytime
Hands and feet; chapped hand (see roughness)
Pain; rheumatic; poisoning by mercury
shoulder; on becoming cold
shoulder; external warmth
buttocks; while sitting
pulling; lower limbs
sore, bruised; upper arm; in bone
sore, bruised; foot; sole; while walking
tearing; shoulder; becoming cold
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; lower limbs
excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between thighs
felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); whitlow, foot rot
felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); currently generating pus
felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); every winter
out-break on skin; boils
out-break on skin; lower limbs; boils
roughness; hand (see chapped)
Uncovering≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
night; after midnight
night; from thoughts; from activity of mind
Waking; frequent≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Chilly in open air or from Slightest draft
Dry heat at night
Profuse sweat; sour, sticky, offensive.
In the open air
putting hand out of bed
Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)
Shaking, shivering, rigors
on putting hand out of bed
At certain time of day or night; from 6 p.m.
from 6 p.m.; until 5 a.m.
from 7 p.m.
When uncovering, undressing
Alternating with chills
Catarrh with fever≡ more ...
Daytime; day and night without relief
Evening; lasting all night
lasting all night without relief
after the slightest exertion of body, or mind
day and night without relief≡ more ...
Injuries and accidents
Injuries in general
Poisoning; poisoning by mercury
Wounds; slow to heal≡ more ...
Lying down; lying on side; on painful side
Pain; sore, bruised; externally
sore, bruised; bones
sensation of splinters
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); becoming cold; hand out of bed
cold feeling; lack of vital heat
cold in general
from becoming cold
after becoming cold
having a cold part of body
cold, dry weather
tendency to catch cold
Touching cold things
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
From wind; cold wind≡ more ...