Common Name: Salt of Wormwood. K2 CO3. Potassium carbonate
Causes & Symptoms for Kali carbonicum
- The more specific relation to the solid tissues than to the fluids of the body, to the blood corpuscles rather than to the blood plasma.
- The fibrous tissues are particularly affected, the ligament of joints, of the uterus, of the back. Cannot bear to be touched.
- The climacteric flushings are associated with a disturbance of the heart. Weary and sleepy during and after eating.
- Kali carbonicum is good as a knee remedy. Relaxation of tissues is a great note of this remedy.
- Sweat, backache, and weakness,
Mind and Head
- Indifferent, with bodily exhaustion, motion causes headache with vertigo. Vexed and irritated mood.
- Worse by sudden or unguarded motion, heat better most symptoms, cold air and open-air worse indicate Kali carb.
- Warm applications cause pain to move to other places. Violent headache across the eyes.
Eyes, ear, nose
- Bag-like swellings over the eyes, between the eyebrows and the upper lids.
- Redness and inflammation of eyes, burning, and shootings in eyes indicates Kali carb.
- Itching and tickling in ears, dullness of hearing. Singing, Tingling, and buzzing in the ear.
- Great tendency to take cold, Coryza and stoppage of nose. Scurfy nostrils.
Mouth and Throat
- Blotchy eruptions of the face were worse in the wind or cold air. Flushes of the face indicate Kali carb.
- Drowsiness, toothache only when eating. Toothache alternating with tearing, pimples on eyebrows.
- Cramp-like sensation in the lips. Bad smell from teeth. Swelling of the tongue, covered with small painful vesicles.
- Sore throat, with lancinating pain on swallowing.
Stomach and abdomen
- Digestion is very much disordered, flatulence, distension, constipation. Ulcers bleeding at night.
- Burning sensation and burning pains, the pains in the side were worse evening, especially on lying on right.
- After taking hot food, pinchings and uneasiness in the abdomen. Nausea from mental emotions indicates Kali carb.
- Constant feeling as if stomach were full of water, wobbling on the motion. Colic renewed after each meal.
- Contractive cramps in the stomach, renewed by all kinds of food and drink. Dropsical swelling of the abdomen.
Stool and Anus
- Discharge of tenia and lumbricoid, itching in the anus is relieved with Kali carbonicum.
- Protrusion of haemorrhoids during micturition indicates Kali carb.
- The sensation of red-hot poker being thrust up the rectum, temporarily better by sitting in cold water.
- Frequent emission of urine, day and night. Frequent want to make water, and scanty emission of urine
- Burning sensation in the urethra, especially on making water.
Want of erections, or too frequent and painful erections.
- Constant sensation of bearing down. Difficult first menstruation. Headache, cutting pain in the abdomen
- Labour pains insufficient, violent headache, wants back pressed, bearing-down from the back into pelvis indicates Kali carb.
Neck and Back
- The back feels as if broken, pain from hip to knee. Lumbago, stitching pains, pulsations, better by pressure and by lying flat on the back.
- Constant backache, the patient feeling all the time that the back and legs must give out indicates Kali carb.
- Drawing pains in the back, which often proceed from loins. the feeling of tightening of the skin of the lower abdomen, feeling of weight in the abdomen on walking, and especially on standing.
- Feeling of emptiness in the whole body as if it were hollow. Violent constant drawing in small of the back, alternating with pulsations in it, only better when lying.
- Stitching, lancinating pains, also called jerking pains, worse during rest, worse lying on the affected side.
- Great weakness and trembling accompanied the discharge, Trembling of hands when writing. Tearing between thumb and index finger.
- Tearing in hips and knees even while sitting. Jerking of muscles of buttocks and thighs indicates Kali carb.
- Swelling and redness of soles. Tips of toes very painful when walking.
- Bleeding of ulcers, especially at night, swelling and induration of glands, after contusions.
- The sensation of burning, or burning and lancinating itching, in the skin, indicates Kali carb.
- Another feature is easy choking, food easily gets into the windpipe, pain in the back when swallowing. Violent stitching or jerking pains.
- Stitching pains, sweat, and weakness are leading indications, also the locality of the affection.
- Twitching of muscles, the rigidity of muscles, muscular atony, disposition to easy over lifting indicates Kali carb.
Side effects of Kali carbonicumÂ
- There are no such side effects. But every medicine should be taken following the rules as given.Â
- It is safe to take the medicine even if you are on another mode of medication like allopathy medicines, ayurvedic etc.Â
- Homoeopathic medicines never interfere with the action of other medicines.
Precautions while taking Kali carbonicum
Always keep a gap of 15 minutes before or after meals when you take medicine.
If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a homoeopathic practitioner before use.Â
Avoid eating tobacco or drinking alcohol during the course of medication.Â