Natrum Carbonicum

Carbonate Of Sodium, Nat-carb, Natrium carbonicum, Nat Carb, natcarb
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HPUS indication of Natrum Carbonicum: Head congestion
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Natrum Carbonicum may help, unprocessed Natrum Carbonicum may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Natrum Carbonicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL - Natrum Carbonicum


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.

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  MODALITIES ETC - Natrum Carbonicum


WORSE, sitting, from music, summer HEAT, mental exertion, Thunder storm. Least draft, changes of weather, sun.


BETTER, by moving, by boring in ears and nose.

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  RELATIONSHIPS - Natrum Carbonicum


Compare: Sodii bicarbonas (in vomiting of pregnancy with acetonuria, 30 grains in water spread over twenty-four hours); Natrum Sulphurosum Nat-sulph.; Causticum 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 N/A 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: Arsenicum Album Ars.; Camphora Camph.

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  MIND - Natrum Carbonicum


Unable to think; difficult, slow comprehension

Mental weakness and depression; worries; very sensitive to noise; colds, change of weather

Anxious and restless during thunder storms; worse from music ( Ambra Grisea Ambra.) Marked gayety

Sensitive to presence of certain individuals.

Aversions, dislikes; open air

certain persons

Mental exertion

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cheerful, happy

indifference, apathy, etc.


during heat

mirth, hilarity, liveliness, etc.

sensitive, oversensitive; to certain persons

sensitive, oversensitive; to music

unhappy; sadness, mental depression

errors of diet

Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; from mental exertion

impaired thinking; dull, sluggish

from mental exertion

impaired thinking; weakness of mind

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety


of people

of people; men

frightened easily

starting, startled; easily

starting, startled; from fright

starting, startled; from noise


Memory; weakness of memory; for mental labour (compare daze)

Restlessness, nervousness; anxious, etc.

Work; impossible to work

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  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS - Natrum Carbonicum


Vertigo from exposure to sun.

Mental exertion

In a warm room

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  HEAD - Natrum Carbonicum

Aches from Slight mental exertion, worse from Sun or working under gas-light ( Glonoin Glon.) Feels too large

Oversensitive of hearing

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

from exertion; mental exertion

from warmth; summer

from warmth; from exposure to sun

begins with the warm weather

in forehead

on movement; when turning head; quickly

pressing (see bursting, pulling); from mental exertion


Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead

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  EYES - Natrum Carbonicum


Swellings; lids

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  EARS - Natrum Carbonicum


Too sensitive

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  FACE - Natrum Carbonicum


Freckles, Yellow spots, pimples

Swelling of upper lip

Pale, with blue rings around eyes and swollen lids.

Skin; discoloration; bluish; circles around eyes

discoloration; pale

itching (see skin); whiskers

Swelling; submaxillary gland (gland under jaw, by throat)

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  NOSE - Natrum Carbonicum


All troubles of external nose which may attain a morbid size - pimples and puffiness

Catarrh; bad smell of nasal secretion

Many troubles of external nose ( Causticum Caust.) Posterior nasal catarrh

hawking much mucus from throat; worse, slight draft.

Catarrh; post nasal (see discharge)

Discharge from nose; offensive smelling

behind nostrils (see catarrh)


Constant coryza; obstruction of nose

Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked

running, wet

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  MOUTH - Natrum Carbonicum

Gums and teeth

Teeth; decay, hollow


lower teeth


Taste; metallic


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  THROAT - Natrum Carbonicum


Hawks often


pulled from behind nostrils


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  CHEST - Natrum Carbonicum


Heart; palpitations


Dry cough, when coming into warm room from out of doors

Cough with coldness of left side of breast.

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  EXPECTORATION - Natrum Carbonicum



Noticeable smell; offensive smell

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  SKIN - Natrum Carbonicum


Inclination to perspire easily, or dry, rough, cracked skin

Eruption on finger-tips, knuckles and toes

Vesicular eruption in patches and circles

Veins full

Soles of feet raw and sore.


Pain; burning; from perspiration

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  ABDOMEN - Natrum Carbonicum


Stomach; Feels swollen and sensitive

Ill effects of drinking cold water when overheated

Water brash

Hungry at 5 a.m

Very weak digestion, caused by slightest error of diet

Averse to milk

Depressed after eating

Bitter taste

Old dyspeptics, always belching, have sour stomach and rheumatism

Dyspepsia relieved by soda biscuits.

Stomach; indigestion

pain; touch


aversion to certain foods or drinks; milk


nausea; in a warm room

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL - Natrum Carbonicum


Bowels; Sudden call to stool

Escapes with haste and noise

Yellow substance like pulp of orange in discharge

Diarrhoea from milk.

Constipation; insufficient, incomplete, unsatisfactory stool

Diarrhoea; after certain foods or drinks; milk


Forcible, sudden, gushing

Mucous, slimy; bloody

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  GENITALS ETC - Natrum Carbonicum


Albuminous (white, thick)

Burning (includes hot)



Urethra (urinary part of genitals); pain; while urinating; at close of urination

pain; burning; during urination

at close of urination

pain; burning; after urination


Male; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between scrotum, and thighs

thick emission from penis


Female; Induration of cervix

Pudenda sore

Bearing-down sensation ( Sepia Sep.; Murex Murex.) Heaviness; worse, sitting; better, by moving

Female; sterility


Menses late, scanty, like meat-washings ( Nitric-ac.) Leucorrhoeal discharge, offensive, irritating, preceded by colic.

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Natrum Carbonicum

Extremities, limbs

Old sprains

Great weakness of limbs, especially in morning

Easy dislocation and spraining of ankles

Foot bends under ( Causticum Caust.) Soreness between toes and fingers

Heel and tendo-achilles affected

Chapped hands

The hollow of the knee is painful on motion

Icy cold up to knees.

Coldness; upper limbs; hands

lower limbs; foot

mental exertion

Hands and feet; corns; stinging

Heat; hand

hand; back of hand

Heaviness; lower limbs

Pain; sore, bruised; foot; sole

tearing; upper limbs

Skin; itching; scratching

itching; elbow

out-break on skin; lower limbs; blisters

warts; upper limbs

Weakness; lower limbs


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  FEVER AND CHILL - Natrum Carbonicum

Fever and chill

Perspiration with heat

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  GENERALITIES - Natrum Carbonicum

Sleep and dreams

Wakes too early in morning

Amorous dreams

Drowsy during day.

Dreams; amorous



Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; from before midnight

Waking; early



Night; alternating with dryness of skin


During slight exertion (see walking)

From pains


Late morning

Aversion to open air

Physical exertion

Eating and food; before eating

Flabby feeling

Pain; cutting; externally

tearing; muscles; cramp-like in muscles

During storm

From sun; from exposure to sun

Trembling; with the pains


Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from slight exertion

from heat; of the sun

from heat; eat of summer

mental exertion

nervous weakness