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Kali Carbonicum - General symptoms - Hahnemann

Carbonate Of Potassium, Kali Carb, Kali-Carb, Kali-carb, Kalium Carbonicum, Kali-c.

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HPUS indication of Kali Carbonicum: Wheezing

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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Kali Carb in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.




of this preparation is then triturated three times with 100 grains of sugar of milk each time, within three hours, to the one millionth powder attenuation (Kali Iodatum Kali I); one grain of this third trituration is then raised by twenty-seven dilution vials to the decillionth dynamization (Kali X).

Kali Carbonicum will be a salt of tartar sufficiently pure for our purposes. I would again repeat, that I have endeavored to secure the medicinal material for homoeopathic use, wherever practicable, in the most simple and natural manner, and to give directions of this kind.

so that every physician, wherever by may be, may secure the same substance. For this purpose, which was to me most important (and not merely to avoid every appearance of ostentation and puristic pedantry, which would in this matter have been altogether out of place). I had to avoid as far as possible all directions which would have led to difficult chemical operations, by means of costly apparatus, to secure the absolute chemical purity of the medicinal substances used.


The carbonate of potash secured in this manner has proved itself most useful where the following morbid symptoms predominated, or at least were also present

Peevishness. lack of memory.

. stolid feeling in the head.

vertigo, as if rising in the stomach.

headache when out driving.

headache, while sneezing and coughing.

morning-headache. headache with nausea.

pressive pain the occiput.

rush of blood to the head.

hissing in the head. great tendency of the external head to catch cold.

scurfy eruption of the head.

dryness of the hair of the head.

falling out of the hair.

morning-sweat on the forehead.

swelling of the eye. agglutination of the eyes in the morning.

lachrymation. floating specks before the eyes.

. stitches in the ear.

pains, shooting in the ears outward.

weakness of the hearing, dull hearing.

ulceration of the inside of the nose.

dullness of olfaction.

heat of the face. flying heat of the face.

yellowness of the face.

bloatedness of the face.

drawing pain in the face.

toothache, only when eating.

shooting toothache. palate full of mucus.

. sour taste in the mouth.

spoiled taste. bitter taste in the mouth.

rabid hunger. great liking for sugar.

frequent eructation. sour eructations.

nausea. anxiety, with inclination to vomit.

nausea during eating.

tension transversely across the stomach.

pinching in the stomach.

pressure in the liver.

sprained pain in the liver when stooping.

pressure in the hypogastrium when stooping.

heaviness and restlessness.

in the abdomen. inactivity and coldness in the abdomen.

labor-like colic. much flatulence.

incarceration of flatus.

no emission of flatus.

continual emission of flatus.

inactivity of the rectum.

difficult evacuation of the faeces, on account of their large formation.

constipation. constipation every other day.

costiveness and difficult discharge of stool.

mucus with the stool. anxiety before the stool.

varices of the anus.

pressive pain in the rectum, before discharge of flatus.

tenesmus of the bladder.

frequent micturition, day and night.

the sexual impulse is dormant.

lack of sexual impulse.

(surexcitation of the sexual instinct) lack of erections.

lack of pollutions. (too many pollutions;) swelling of the testicle.

after coitus, weakness of the body, especially of the eyes.

(suppression of the menses, with anasarca and ascites;).

during the menses, an itching eruption and excoriation between the thighs.

and .;.

Dryness of the nose. stuffed nostrils.

. hoarseness. cough..

expectoration of pus.

spasm of the chest when coughing.

difficult breathing. wheezing on the chest.

morning asthma. when walking a little faster than usual.

spasmodic asthma. spasm of the chest.

palpitation. palpitation and orgasm of the blood in the morning on awaking.

pain in the sacrum. pain in the sacrum from a fall.

drawing pain from the sacrum to the middle of the back.

drawing pain in the back.

stiffness between the scapulae.

. weakness in the cervical muscles.

goitre. pressure on the shoulders.

the arms go to sleep. the upper arms go to sleep.

weakness in the arms. lassitude of the arms, in the morning in bed.

stiffness of the elbow-joint.

trembling of the hands in writing.

paralytic pain in the wrist.

convulsive twitching of the fingers in sewing. Tearing pressure in the thigh and leg.

. crawling shudder on the tibiae.

coldness of the feet, in the evening in bed.

stiffness in the ankle-joint.

swelling of the leg. burning pain in the legs and the feet.

cold feet. shooting and burning in the ball of the big toe.

corns painful when touched.

drawing pains in the limbs.

the fingers and toes are drawn crooked.

the limbs go to sleep.

tendency to strains tremulous lassitude.

weakness after parturition.

. anasarca and ascites.

red, itching, burning, spots on the body.

herpes. old warts in the face.

drowsiness by day. sleep full of fancies.

anxious sleep, full of dreams.

frightful dreams. twitching in sleep.

tendency to shudder by day.

heat in the morning in bed.

great tendency to sweat.

while walking.;.

Patients suffering from ulceration of the lungs rarely get well without this antipsoric. Nitric Acid Nitric acid is frequently homoeopathically indicated after kali.

The observations marked . are by the Royal Councilor, Baron ; those marked . by , in Weimar; ., ; , an anonymous contributor in Hartlaub und Trinks' , and ., .

A pathogenesis of Kali Carb Kali carbonicum appeared in Vol. IV. of the first edition of this work (1830), and already contained-besides Hahnemann's own-the symptoms referred to Rummel and v. Gersdorff, doubtless obtained from the 30th dil. Those of Goullon added here, presumably come from a similar source.

but the main addition in the present pathogenesis if from the symptom list of Hartlaub and Nenning (chiefly the latter) in Hartlaub and Trink's , Vol. III. .


, as if there was an abyss behind him and he was about to fall down into it, on turning around after looking into a mirror and after reading.

At the commencement of the stool, a severe attack of cramp in the stomach, so that she had to sit down at once.

she passed urine, and while sitting, the pain increased so much that she bent double and could not speak.

with nausea, regurgitation and vomiting of water, with retching.

before the vomiting a shudder.

during the vomiting, reeling with shaking of hands and feet, then anxiety, and heat in the whole body.

relief of the pain, deadly paleness of the face, and at last an ordinary stool (aft. ¼ h.).;.

During the menses, she goes to sleep again in the morning on awaking, but passes into a very disagreeable state, between sleeping and waking.

she is then tormented by hearing things which distress her, through she knows she is only dreaming.

but she is unable to open her eyes, and has great difficulty in tearing herself from this half-sleep.

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, violent even to vomiting, in the morning.

After midnight, violent shooting in the left side of the chest, the cardiac region and at times in the back, only to be borne while lying on the right side.

intolerable, as soon as he endeavors to lie on the left side.

the second night, he wakes up very early.

with the most violent stitches in the chest and shortness of breath.

while lying on the left side.

they are intolerable only in entire rest, and go off on lying on his right side.

repeated the third night while lying on his back.;.