Natrum SalicylicumSalicylate Of Sodium, Natrum salicylate, Natrium salycylate
Below are the strongest indications of Natrum Salicylicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Has an extensive range of action affecting the head, ear, throat, kidneys and liver and on metabolism. Hemorrhages, especially epistaxis. Produces marked effects upon the internal ear, with vertigo, deafness, noises in ears and loss of bone conduction, hence, its use in Meniere’s disease. One of the best remedies for the prostrating after-effects of influenza. Lassitude, drowsiness, listlessness, tremor. Incipient dementia. Increases the quantity of bile. Follicular tonsillitis.
Compare: Lobelia purpurascens (drowsiness; dizzy headache between eyebrows; cannot keep eyes open; tongue white - feels paralyzed as also do the heart and lungs; intense prostration of all vital forces; deadly chill, without shivering; useful for the low, nervous prostration of grippe); Gaulth.; China. Pyrus Malus - Crab apple tree - (Labyrinthine vertigo. Dr. Cooper).
In acute articular rheumatism, lumbago, sciatica, etc. Usual doses ten to twenty grains every three hours. Must be used carefully, as it is often destructive of kidney tissue. Ordinary allopathic doses allay th
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.