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Phosphoricum Acidum - Generalities symptoms - Hahnemann

Phosphoric Acid, Phos acid, Acid Phos, Phos ac, Phos-ac, Phosph-ac, Phos. ac, Acidum phosphoricum, Ph-ac.

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HPUS indication of Phosphoricum Acidum: Headache

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

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Very much fatigued by walking, languid and dejected; at home chilliness (aft. 24 h.).

Weary in body, oppressed in mind. (4th d.).

Much yawning, while the water runs from his eyes.

Constant yawning and stretching of the arms, with drowsiness.

Great drowsiness and weariness by day; it goes off in walking, at night, sleeplessness, heat and perspiration from the evening till midnight.

Drowsiness, which closes his eyes, with yawning, all day, especially also in the evening.

Sleep and dreams

In slumber, he whimpers much.

In slumber, his hands twitch, and he talks and laments with half open eyes.

Now laughing, now weeping features in slumber, with contorsion of the half open eyes.

Singing when asleep.

At night in sleep, he often bites his tongue.

At night, emission of semen, without erection. (1st n.).

Sleep full of dreams, with erections.

Lewd dreams, with emission of semen.

Dreams, in part vexing, in part indifferent; toward morning he puts his arms under his head, and they go to sleep.

Vivid dreams, as if it were day, about banqueting.

Dreams, every night, about what had occurred last in the evening.

Queer dreams.

Disquieting dreams.

Before midnight agreeable dreams, afterward frightful dreams, remembered imperfectly.

Vivid, gruesome dream, which he does not, however, remember.

Anxious dreams about dead persons, with fear on awaking.

Dreams full of scolding and strife; a restless night.

Frequent starting up at night, as if he was falling down from a height, or into water.

At night, about 1 o'clock, awakening with troubled, solicitous thoughts, with consciousness pretty clear for half an hour; then again a quiet sleep till morning.


Every injured spot on the body pains as if sore.

Erosive pain in the wounds, even in wounds of the bones.

All pains from phosphoric acid remain unchanged through external pressure.

The nocturnal pains may be relieved by pressure.

He has to continually shift his position, because the pains are less during motion than while at rest.

Coffee seemed to disturb, but not run.

Knee pain like scraping with a knife, on the periosteum of all the bones.

Spasmodic drawing in the hands and feet, as if they were asleep, in the evening and morning.

The arms and legs go to sleep at night, so that he had to get some one else to move his limbs.

Tingling from going to sleep, and lack of strength in the upper and lower extremities.

Bruised feeling in all the joints, in the morning, in the arms, the legs and the nape.

Bruised feeling of the hands and feet, as if paralyzed.

Contractive sensation of the limbs.

Bruised feeling in the hips, arms, thighs, and nape as from growing, with single tearing stitches in all these parts simultaneously, especially when going up-stairs and when starting to walk.

Muscular twitching, here and there, especially in the legs.

Tumultuous movement in the blood.

Great restlessness, a forcing and driving in the blood, he is, as it were, beside himself.

In the evening, restlessness in the body, with itching in the canthi, the nostrils, the face and the hairy scalp.

With much talking, there is heat in the head, with icy cold hands.

Attacks of perspiration all over, while sitting down.

He perspires immoderately while walking.

Very sensitive to cool air.

While walking in the open air, profuse sweat all over especially on the genitals.

Emaciation, with wretched appearance and deep-lying eyes.

Awkwardness of body, inactivity of mind.

He imagines, he totters while walking.

After going up-stairs, weakness, with pain in the scrobiculus cordis.

Weaker and more languid.

So weak and pale of face, in the morning after rising, that she has to lie down again for awhile, when she feels well.

Weariness in all parts of the body.

Weariness of the body.

A sort of epilepsy (at once).

Somnolence after dinner; he falls asleep while talking.

He falls into a fast and deep sleep, even while writing, being unable to resist.

He gets sleepy early in the evening, and is very sleepy in the morning, for a long time.

Cannot be roused in the morning and is very sleepy.

He goes to sleep earlier and sleeps more soundly than usual, seemingly from weariness.

Sound sleep by day, the sleep at night is interrupted.

Sleep is so sound that he can hardly be roused in the morning.

Late in falling asleep, in the evening. (aft. 3 d.).

Late in falling asleep in the evening; for several hours nothing but numbers appeared before his eyes; this went off on raising himself in bed.

In the evening, before going to sleep, heat in the cheeks and ears.

Restless sleep, with dry heat (6th n.).

At night, he is waked up by voracious hunger.

Anxious awaking.

Too early an awaking at night, and difficulty in going to sleep again.

In the morning in bed, restlessness.

In the morning, on rising, very ill-humored, languid and drowsy.

In the morning, pressure in the head, and bitter taste in the mouth (5th d.).

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