Natrum CarbonicumCarbonate Of Sodium, Nat-carb, Natrium carbonicum, Nat Carb, natcarb
in 2C-200C, 3X-200X, 1M-50M, CM from $6.50
HPUS label indication: Head congestion
Below are the strongest indications of Natrum Carbonicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
All the Natrums stimulate cellular activity and increase oxidation and metabolism. Great debility Caused by summer heat; chronic effects of sunstroke; exhaustion; anaemic; milky, watery skin; very weak ankles, are all peculiar Natrum Carbonicum conditions.
BETTER, by moving, by boring in ears and nose.
WORSE, sitting, from music, summer HEAT, mental exertion, Thunder storm. Least draft, changes of weather, sun.
Compare: Sodii bicarbonas (in vomiting of pregnancy with acetonuria, 30 grains in water spread over twenty-four hours); Nat-sulph.; Caust.; Nat. cacodyl ( Foul breath and mouth with bad odor. Dry dermatitis of the skin of abdomen. Malignant growths ( In phthisis, 5 centigrams hypodermically, daily. Increase number of red blood corpuscles to double. Also in Malignant disease). arsenal - (Disodium methyl arsenate). Introduced by M.A. Gautier, for phthisis in the second stage 4 to 6 centigrammes Per day for one week followed by a week’s intermission. But much smaller doses, i.e., 1x to 3X are followed by improvement, lessened fever, night sweat and hemoptysis ceasing.
Antidote: Ars.; Camph.
▲ ▼ EXPECTORATION (click for more)
Noticeable smell; offensive smell
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Anxious and restless during thunder storms; worse from music ( Ambra
.) Marked gayety
Mental weakness and depression; worries; very sensitive to noise; colds, change of weather
Aversions, dislikes; certain persons
Aversions, dislikes; open air
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cheerful, happy
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; indifference, apathy, etc.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; during heat
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mirth, hilarity, liveliness, etc.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sensitive, oversensitive; to certain persons
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sensitive, oversensitive; to music
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; errors of diet
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of people
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of people; men
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; easily
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; from fright
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; from noise
Insecure, uncertain, scared; timidity
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; from mental exertion
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; from mental exertion
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; weakness of mind
Memory; weakness of memory; for mental labour (compare daze)
Restlessness, nervousness; anxious, etc.
Work; impossible to work
Sensitive to presence of certain individuals.
Unable to think; difficult, slow comprehension
▲ ▼ VERTIGO, DIZZINESS (click for more)
In a warm room
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Aches from Slight mental exertion,
worse from Sun or working under gas-light ( Glon
.) Feels too large
Head aches with return of hot weather
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); from mental exertion
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); after eating
Pain, headache; begins with the warm weather
Pain, headache; from exertion; mental exertion
Pain, headache; from warmth; from exposure to sun
Pain, headache; from warmth; summer
Pain, headache; in forehead
Pain, headache; in forehead; on movement; when turning head; quickly
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); from mental exertion
Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead
Oversensitive of hearing
Vertigo from exposure to sun.
▲ ▼ EYE (click for more)
▲ ▼ HEARING (click for more)
▲ ▼ NOSE (click for more)
Many troubles of external nose ( Caust
.) Posterior nasal catarrh
Catarrh; bad smell of nasal secretion
All troubles of external nose which may attain a morbid size - pimples and puffiness
Constant coryza; obstruction of nose
hawking much mucus from throat; worse, slight draft.
Catarrh; post nasal (see discharge)
Discharge from nose; behind nostrils (see catarrh)
Discharge from nose; offensive smelling
Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked
Running or blocked nose (coryza); running, wet
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Swelling of upper lip
Skin; discoloration; bluish; circles around eyes
Skin; discoloration; pale
Skin; itching (see skin); whiskers
Swelling; submaxillary gland (gland under jaw, by throat)
Freckles, Yellow spots, pimples
Pale, with blue rings around eyes and swollen lids.
▲ ▼ MOUTH (click for more)
Teeth; decay, hollow
Teeth; pain; lower teeth
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
Mucus; pulled from behind nostrils
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Very weak digestion, caused by slightest error of diet
Stomach; aversion to certain foods or drinks; milk
Stomach; nausea; in a warm room
Stomach; pain; touch
Averse to milk
Depressed after eating
Dyspepsia relieved by soda biscuits.
Hungry at 5 a.m
Ill effects of drinking cold water when overheated
Old dyspeptics, always belching, have sour stomach and rheumatism
Stomach; Feels swollen and sensitive
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Diarrhoea from milk.
Yellow substance like pulp of orange in discharge
Bowels; Sudden call to stool
Escapes with haste and noise
Constipation; insufficient, incomplete, unsatisfactory stool
Diarrhoea; after certain foods or drinks; milk
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Forcible, sudden, gushing
Mucous, slimy; bloody
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Albuminous (white, thick)
Burning (includes hot)
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Bearing-down sensation ( Sep
.) Heaviness; worse, sitting; better, by moving
Female; Induration of cervix
Male; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between scrotum, and thighs
Male; thick emission from penis
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); pain; burning; after urination
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); pain; burning; during urination
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); pain; burning; during urination; at close of urination
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); pain; while urinating; at close of urination
Menses late, scanty, like meat-washings ( Nitric-ac.) Leucorrhoeal discharge, offensive, irritating, preceded by colic.
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Cough with coldness of left side of breast.
Dry cough, when coming into warm room from out of doors
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Foot bends under ( Caust
.) Soreness between toes and fingers
Easy dislocation and spraining of ankles
Coldness; lower limbs; foot
Coldness; lower limbs; foot; mental exertion
Coldness; upper limbs; hands
Hands and feet; corns; stinging
Heat; hand; back of hand
Heaviness; lower limbs
Pain; sore, bruised; foot; sole
Pain; tearing; upper limbs
Skin; itching; elbow
Skin; itching; scratching
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; blisters
Skin; warts; upper limbs
Weakness; lower limbs
Great weakness of limbs, especially in morning
Heel and tendo-achilles affected
Icy cold up to knees.
The hollow of the knee is painful on motion
▲ ▼ SLEEP (click for more)
Drowsy during day.
Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; from before midnight
Wakes too early in morning
▲ ▼ FEVER (click for more)
Perspiration with heat
▲ ▼ PERSPIRATION (click for more)
During slight exertion (see walking)
Night; alternating with dryness of skin
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Eruption on finger-tips, knuckles and toes
Inclination to perspire easily, or dry, rough, cracked skin
Pain; burning; from perspiration
Soles of feet raw and sore.
Vesicular eruption in patches and circles
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Aversion to open air
Eating and food; after eating
Eating and food; before eating
From sun; from exposure to sun
Pain; cutting; externally
Pain; tearing; muscles; cramp-like in muscles
Trembling; with the pains
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from heat; eat of summer
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from heat; of the sun
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from slight exertion
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); mental exertion
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); nervous weakness
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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.
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.