Homeopathic remedies
 

homeopathy introAbout Homeopathicshomeopathic forum Homeopathy Forumhomeopathic remedy finder Remedy Finder App
Homeopathic Remedy Store
Remedies: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Homeopathic Remediesinfo PhosphorusMindVertigo, DizzinessHeadEyeVisionEarHearingNoseFaceMouthThroatAbdomenRectumStoolUrineGenitalsRespirationCoughExpectorationChestBackExtremities, LimbsSleepChillFeverPerspirationSkinInjuries And Accidents
Generalities
Phosphorus AvailabilityBuy Phosphorus

Phosphorus - Generalities symptoms

Phosphurus, Phosphorous, Phosphor, Phosphur, Phosph


Boiron and HomeodelWHP - Washington HomeopathicHylands and Standard Homeopathic
Available in 3C-200C, 4X-200X, 1M-50M, CM from $6.50
Add to basket
 
Add to basket
HPUS label indication: Hoarseness

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


BETTER, in dark, lying on right side, cold food; cold; open air; washing with cold water; sleep.
WORSE, touch; physical or mental exertion; twilight; warm food or drink; change of weather, from getting wet in hot weather; evening; lying on left or painful side; during a thunder-storm; ascending stairs.
Relationships
Complementary: Ars.; Cepa; Lyc.; Silica. Sanguisuga 30 - Leech - (Persistent hemorrhages; effects of use of leeches.) Phosph. Pentachloride (great soreness of mucous membrane of EYES and nose, throat and chest sore).
Incompatible: Caust.
Compare: Tuberculinum follows Phosphorus well and complements its action. Phosphorus Hydrogenatus (crumbling teeth; hyperesthesia; locomotor ataxia); Amphisbaena (right jaw swollen and painful). Thymol (Typical sexual neurasthenia; irritable stomach; aching throughout lumbar region; worse, mental and physical exertion); Calc.; CHIN.; Antim.; Sep.; Lyc.; Sulph. In Pneumonia, Pneumococin 200 and Pneumotoxin (Cahis) taken from the Diplococcus lanceolatus of Fraenkel. Pneumonia and paralytic phenomena; pleuritic pain and pain in ilio-coecal region (Cartier).
Antidote: Antidote to Phosph. Poisoning: Turpentine with which it forms an insoluble mass. Also Potass permang. Nux. Phosphorus. antidotes the nausea and vomiting of Chloroform and Ether.
Dose
Third to thirtieth potency. Should not be given too low or in too continuous doses. Especially in tuberculous cases. It may act as Euthanasia here.

GENERALITIES


Abscesses; glands

After scarlet fever

After sleep

After sleep
After sleep; afternoon sleep

After undressing in the open air

Afternoon

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

At approach of a storm

At beginning of sleep

Aversion to movement

Aversion to open air

Bathing

Becoming heated

Before sleep

Blackness of external parts

Blood vessels; blue discoloration (from lack of oxygen in blood)
Blood vessels; blue discoloration (from lack of oxygen in blood); in infants
Blood vessels; congestion of blood
Blood vessels; congestion of blood; internally
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow; after emotions
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow; evening
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow; from nervousness
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow; from sensual impressions
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow; night
Blood vessels; septicaemia (blood poisoning - chills, fever, must lie down, inflammed lungs, liver, kidneys and other organs)
Blood vessels; veins and arteries swollen from inner pressure

Bones; bony growth (exostosis)
Bones; decay of bone
Bones; necrosis in bones (death of cells)
Bones; slow repair of broken bones
Bones; softening of bones

Cancers
Cancers; encephaloma
Cancers; epithelioma
Cancers; fungus haematodes
Cancers; hard

Change of position

Change of temperature

Change of weather

Cold bathing

Collapse
Collapse; sudden

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

Contractions, closing, stenoses, after inflammation

Convulsions
Convulsions; continuous contraction
Convulsions; convulsive movements
Convulsions; epileptic
Convulsions; epileptic
Convulsions; hysterical
Convulsions; internal
Convulsions; one-sided; paralysed side
Convulsions; rapid muscle spasm
Convulsions; rubbing
Convulsions; with consciousness
Convulsions; with falling
Convulsions; with paralysis
Convulsions; with tetanus rigidity
Convulsions; without consciousness

Dehydration

Desire for open air

Draft

Dread of bathing

Dry weather

During sleep

During sleep

During storm

Eating and food; after breakfast
Eating and food; after eating
Eating and food; after eating
Eating and food; before eating
Eating and food; bread
Eating and food; bread; and butter
Eating and food; bread; black
Eating and food; butter
Eating and food; coffee
Eating and food; cold drinks
Eating and food; eating to satiety
Eating and food; eating
Eating and food; fat
Eating and food; from hunger
Eating and food; fruit
Eating and food; milk
Eating and food; pastry
Eating and food; rich
Eating and food; salt
Eating and food; sauerkraut
Eating and food; sour
Eating and food; spices
Eating and food; sweets
Eating and food; symptoms while fasting
Eating and food; vinegar
Eating and food; warm food
Eating and food; while eating

Electric-like shocks
Electric-like shocks; on going to sleep

Emaciated (extremely thin)
Emaciated (extremely thin); children (marasmus)
Emaciated (extremely thin); parts affected with disease
Emaciated (extremely thin); with insanity

Emission

Evening
Evening; lying down after
Evening; twilight
Evening; twilight

Extreme emotion

Faintness, fainting
Faintness, fainting; after stool
Faintness, fainting; before eating
Faintness, fainting; during fever
Faintness, fainting; evening
Faintness, fainting; frequent
Faintness, fainting; from hunger
Faintness, fainting; from odours
Faintness, fainting; from odours; of flowers
Faintness, fainting; in a crowded street
Faintness, fainting; late morning
Faintness, fainting; morning; 8 to 9 a.m.
Faintness, fainting; sudden

Flabby feeling

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); internally

From getting wet
From getting wet; feet
From getting wet; wet applications

From wind

Full feeling; externally
Full feeling; internally

General physical anxiety

Glands; holes in glands (fistulae)
Glands; itching, glands

Haemorrhage
Haemorrhage; blood does not clot
Haemorrhage; from orifices of the body

Heaviness; externally
Heaviness; internally

Hypnosis, trance

Illusions of touch

In winter

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

Inflammation; bones
Inflammation; externally
Inflammation; glands
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation)
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); glands
Inflammation; internally
Inflammation; internally; gangrenous
Inflammation; nerves
Inflammation; thin, watery membranes

Insensitive to pain (see irritability)

Jar, stepping

Jerking; as in convulsions
Jerking; during sleep
Jerking; internally
Jerking; muscles
Jerking; paralysed parts

Lack of irritability

Lack of reaction

Late morning

Laying hand on a part

Lean people

Lethargic, tired
Lethargic, tired; on movement
Lethargic, tired; sitting

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
Lying down; lying on side; on left side
Lying down; lying on side; on painful side
Lying down; lying on side; on painless side
Lying down; lying on side; on right side

Morning

Movement
Movement; after
Movement; at beginning of movement
Movement; movement of affected part

Mucous secretions increased

Narcotics

Nervous shuddering
Nervous shuddering; when thinking of disagreeable things

Night
Night; after midnight
Night; before midnight

Noon

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

On first sitting down

On first sitting down

On waking

On waking

Open air

Open air

Pain; appear gradually; and disappear gradually
Pain; as if scraped
Pain; benumbing
Pain; bones
Pain; boring
Pain; boring; bones
Pain; burning externally
Pain; burning externally; as from being burnt
Pain; burning externally; bones
Pain; burning externally; glands
Pain; burning externally; internally
Pain; constricting; externally
Pain; constricting; internally
Pain; cutting; externally
Pain; cutting; internally
Pain; digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation)
Pain; digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation); glands
Pain; glands
Pain; gnawing, biting
Pain; gnawing, biting; bones
Pain; gnawing, biting; externally
Pain; gnawing, biting; internally
Pain; jerking; bones
Pain; jerking; externally
Pain; paralysed parts
Pain; paralytic
Pain; pinching
Pain; pinching; externally
Pain; pinching; internally
Pain; pressing; as from load
Pain; pressing; bones
Pain; pressing; externally
Pain; pressing; from within outward
Pain; pressing; internally
Pain; pressing; muscles
Pain; pressing; together
Pain; pulling
Pain; pulling; during period
Pain; sore, bruised
Pain; sore, bruised; bones
Pain; sore, bruised; externally
Pain; sore, bruised; glands
Pain; sore, bruised; internally
Pain; sore, bruised; morning; after rising
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; tearing in muscles
Pain; sudden, sharp; outward
Pain; sudden, sharp; transversely
Pain; tearing; away
Pain; tearing; bones
Pain; tearing; downward
Pain; tearing; glands
Pain; tearing; internally
Pain; tearing; muscles
Pain; tearing; muscles; cramp-like in muscles
Pain; tearing; muscles; jerking in muscles
Pain; tearing; muscles; paralytic in muscles
Pain; tearing; muscles; sticking in muscles
Pain; tearing; upward
Pain; twinging
Pain; twisting
Pain; ulcerative; externally
Pain; ulcerative; glands
Pain; ulcerative; internally

Paralysis; after diphtheria
Paralysis; in chronic indigestion
Paralysis; internally
Paralysis; of organs
Paralysis; one-sided
Paralysis; one-sided; after extreme emotion
Paralysis; one-sided; heat in the paralysed part
Paralysis; painless

Periodic, recurring

Perspiration gives no relief

Physical exertion

Polyp (growth on mucus lining)

Pressure

Pressure

Prickling; internally

Pulsation
Pulsation; internally
Pulsation; internally; bones
Pulsation; internally; glands

Pulse; abnormal
Pulse; contracted
Pulse; double
Pulse; fluttering
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; after eating
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; and intermittent
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; and small
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; evening
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; morning
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; movement
Pulse; full
Pulse; full; morning
Pulse; hard
Pulse; hard
Pulse; heavy
Pulse; heavy
Pulse; imperceptible
Pulse; imperceptible; almost
Pulse; intermittent
Pulse; irregular
Pulse; irregular; morning
Pulse; slow
Pulse; small
Pulse; soft
Pulse; thready
Pulse; trembling
Pulse; weak
Pulse; wiry

Relaxation of muscles

Rising

Rising

Room full of people (see fear of a crowd)

Rubbing

Running

Scurvy

Sensation of coat of skin pulled over inner parts

Sensitive; bed feels hard
Sensitive; bones
Sensitive; excessive physical irritability
Sensitive; externally
Sensitive; glands
Sensitive; internally
Sensitive; intolerance of clothing; woollen
Sensitive; to pain

Siesta

Sitting

Sluggishness

Snow-air

Standing

Standing

Straining of muscles and tendons, from lifting

Stretching
Stretching; impossible
Stretching; morning

Swelling; bones
Swelling; glands
Swelling; glands; hard
Swelling; glands; hot
Swelling; glands; inflammatory
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; alternating sides
Symptoms not symmetrical; crosswise, left lower and right upper
Symptoms not symmetrical; left
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side

Syphilis

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); after becoming cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); becoming cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); becoming cold; hand out of bed
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold air
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); entering a cold place
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; after anger
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat; during sleep
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat; evening
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat; from emotions
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat; like warm water; poured over
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; like warm water; splashed over; when an idea occurs vividly
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; eating warm food
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; sensation of heat; night
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); tendency to catch cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warm bed
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth
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

Tobacco

Touch

Touch
Touch; slight touch

Touching anything

Trembling; cold drinks
Trembling; externally
Trembling; from anger
Trembling; from anxiety
Trembling; from coughing
Trembling; internally
Trembling; morning
Trembling; morning; on waking
Trembling; night
Trembling; night; after dreaming
Trembling; on slight physical exertion
Trembling; thunderstorm
Trembling; while writing

Tumours; composed of fibres (fibroid)
Tumours; standing upright

Twitching
Twitching; during sleep
Twitching; here and there
Twitching; of tendons
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea)
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea); children who have grown too fast
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea); during thunderstorm
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea); emotional
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea); from fright

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

Uncovering

Vomiting

Walking up stairs or hill

Walking

Walking

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

Warm bed

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

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after dinner
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after eating
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after emission
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after period
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after sexual intercourse
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after stool
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after urination
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); aged people
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); daytime
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); during chill
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); during fever
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); during period
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); evening
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); evening; 9 p.m.
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from diarrhoea
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from hunger
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from movement
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from perspiration
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from slight exertion
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); morning
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); morning; in bed
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); morning; on rising
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); morning; on waking
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); morning; rising
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); nervous weakness
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); noon
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); paralytic
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); paralytic; sliding down in bed
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); sleep
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); stimulants
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); sudden
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); trembling
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); walking
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); wine

Weariness (see weakness)

Wet weather

While sitting

While travelling

While travelling

Windy and stormy weather

Wine

Wraps
Buy Phosphorus

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.

Sources
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.