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Natrum Carbonicum - Modalities Etc

Carbonate Of Sodium, Nat-carb, Natrium carbonicum, Nat Carb, natcarb, Nat-c.

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HPUS indication of Natrum Carbonicum: Head congestion

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



(Forenoon), Burning in eyes.

(Afternoon), Closure of lids, etc.; metallic taste; after eating, hiccough; itching on lower abdomen, etc.

(Open air), Scraping in fauces.

(Walking in open air), Pressive pain in bones of face.

(After dinner), Heaviness of head, etc.; beating in vertex; stopped catarrh; dyspnoea; heat of head, etc.

(Eating), Fretful, etc.; jerking in teeth; thirst; distension of abdomen; immediately, griping in abdomen; pressure upon chest.

(After fruit), Qualmishness, etc.

(Mental labor), Vertigo, etc.

(Milk), Diarrhoea.

(Motion), The symptoms,

(Pork), Sticking in chest, etc.

(Rest), Reeling headache; tearing in arms; indolent, etc.

(Sitting), Sticking in back; disappearing on moving, pain in small of back; boring in tibiae.

(Sunshine), Head dull, etc.

(After supper), Especially after copious drinking, ill-humor, etc.

(Standing), Tearing in nates.

(Stooping), Tension in lower abdomen.

(Walking), Vertigo; tension in lower abdomen; pressive pain in lower abdomen; pain in small of back; drawing in calf.

(Warm room), Dry cough.


Rest, in the sun, mental exertion.

Rest, stormy weather.

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

HEAT Sun Weather (Head)

Sultry air


Periodically; Winter (Body), 5


Mental exertion


Dietetic errors





(Night), Pain in back.

(Open air), Rumbling in abdomen.

(Eating), Bitter taste; scratching in throat; nausea; pressure in stomach; pain in abdomen; chilliness, etc.

(Lying down), Scraping in throat.

(Motion), Tearing, etc., in hip.

(Walking), Desire for an emission; bruised pain in hip.


Motion, in open air.

Motion, rubbing, pressure.

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





Desires and aversions

Incessant thirst great desire for cold water a few hours after dinner.

Increased and ravenous hunger in forenoon, from sensation of emptiness in stomach.

Aversion to milk, and diarrhoea from it.


Great appetite morning, noon, and evening (first day),

More hunger than usual,

Much more hunger and appetite for breakfast than usual (first day),

Hunger for breakfast, but he had scarcely satisfied himself, when there was a pressure in the stomach, and he became ill-humored (twenty-sixth day),

He became hungry towards noon, contrary to habit, though he had eaten a good breakfast; was obliged to eat a piece of bread and butter, when the weak sensation disappeared (third and fourth days),

Increased sensation of hunger in the afternoon, when it was quite unusual (first day),

Incessant hunger (after fifteen days),

Excessive hunger in the forenoon, little at noon,

Ravenous hunger in the afternoon (seventh day),

Disposed to nibble; as soon as he sees anything eatable, he wishes to taste it (third day),

She has appetite and hunger, but is soon satisfied,

She has very little appetite, though the stomach seems empty (seventh day),

Neither hunger nor appetite at noon and in the evening (sixth day),


Aversion to milk, ordinarily her favorite diet (first days),


Thirst even in the morning (seventh day),

Thirst in the afternoon (sixth and tenth days); in evening, after going to sleep (seventh and eleventh days), ; after walking (second day),

Much thirst, ; in forenoon (twenty-third days),

Great thirst, only while eating,

Excessive thirst (the whole first day),

Excessive thirst towards noon, also continuing in the afternoon (sixth day),

Eructations and Hiccough.

Many eructations, with excessive vertigo, while eating (after sixteen days),

Frequent eructations (after a few days),

Frequent eructations in the forenoon (eleventh day),

Empty eructations (third day),

Empty eructations, followed by heat in pharynx, at 2 P.M. (first day),

Bitter eructations, which he tasted for a long time, in the forenoon (second day),

Sour eructations,

Frequent sour eructations in the afternoon (eleventh day),

Frequent bilious eructations that penetrated into the nose, in the afternoon (third day),

Uprisings of water of a sweetish taste, but only as far as the throat, so that he was constantly obliged to swallow it again, at 3 P.M. (second day),

Hiccough every afternoon after eating,

Frequent hiccough,

Such violent hiccough at 6 P.M., that it caused bitter uprising from the stomach for half an hour (third day),

Hiccough so violent and long continued that everything became sore, in the evening (fourth day),

Waterbrash (after fifteen days),

Much thirst.

Much thirst, only when eating.

Thirst at various times, also at once in the morning, and in the evening after going to sleep.

Much thirst in the forenoon.

Violent thirst, from morning till evening.

Much thirst, every morning after rising, with heat and dryness of the mouth, for several hours.

Neither hunger, nor appetite, at noon and in the evening.

Little appetite, and yet the stomach feels empty.

Little appetite at dinner, no taste for meat, rather for bread.

Appetite and hunger, but he is soon satiated.

More hunger than usual, also in the afternoon.

Much more hunger and appetite for breakfast, than usual.

Much appetite, in the morning, noon and evening.

Hunger in the forenoon, after a hearty breakfast; he had to eat to drive away his languid feeling.

Intense hunger in the forenoon, little at noon.

Constant hunger (15th d.).

Rabid hunger, in the afternoon.

Dainty-mouthed; as soon as he sees anything eatable, he would like to taste it.

After a meal, a strong desire for smoking tobacco, which he relishes particularly well.

She relishes no food, and therefore does not eat anything.

Aversion to milk.

Aversion to meat and fatty food (2d d.).

Position etc

Most symptoms appear while sitting and go off on motion, pressing and rubbing.

Moving head 31. Turning head 3. Playing on the piano 1. Walking 33. After exertion 40. Rest 2. Sitting 31, 33. Must lie down 1.

Remission before midnight.

Aggravation in the forenoon.

Morning 3, 12, 23, 32, 37, 40. Forenoon 14, 40. Afternoon 32. Evening 3, 40. Night 7, 10, 12, 21, 29, 37, 40. Day 37, 40.