NATRUM CARBONICUM [Nat-c]
Cheerful and jocular, even though sad within. Mental fatigue.
Sadness and weeping from music.
Inability to assimilate -emotional (intolerant to certain people) and physical (food allergies, especially milk).
COMMON NAME : Carbonate of soda
SOURCE : Trituration
FAMILY : Mineral kingdom
A/F : -Chronic effects of sunstroke.
-Over study -Strain -Dietetic errors
MODALITIES : < Heat of sun 3 > Eating < Music 3 > Rubbing < Mental or bodily exertion 3 > Motion < 5 a.m.3 > Pressure < Milk 3 > Wiping with hand < Thunder storm 3 > Boring into nose or ears with fingers < Dietic errors 3 > Sweating < Drafts 2 < Vegetable, starchy food 3 < Cold drinks when overheated
MIND : -Gentle, refined, selfless individuals.
-Self contained, independent, yet very mild, kind, unselfish. Tendency to sacrifice.
-Desire to be magnetized, occupation ameliorates.
-Sensitive to sensual impression.
-Feels stupefied if he tries to exert himself.
-Mental weakness and depression.
-Examination funk after over study.
-Very sensitive to noise. Starting from noise.
-Anxious and restless during thunderstorm, due to electrical changes in atmosphere.
-Worse from music, music causes great sadness and tendency to suicide.
-Sadness, religious insanity.
-Sensitive to presence of certain persons. Aversion to certain people.
-Cross and irritable.
-Aversion to company. Indifference to own family or husband.
-Occupied with sad thoughts.
-Depressed and irritable especially after meat. Hypochondria from eating.
-Delusions, is deserted, forsaken, cannot succeed.
-Conscientious about trifles.
-Irritability during heat.
-A/F - Excessive joy, loquacity.
GUIDING INDICATIONS : -Great debility caused by heat of summer and sun chronic effects of sunstroke.
-Exhaustion and debility from least efforts, either mental or physical.
-Emaciation, milky white skin, pale face, blue rings around eyes, anaemia, puffiness, chilly patient.
-Children who cannot tolerate milk but thrive better on cereals. Nervous children startle in sleep.
-Head-Headache from slightest mental exertion, from sun 3 or working under gas light.
-With tension in nape or occiput.
-Head feels too large as if it would burst.
-Face-Herpes of lips or face.
-Eyes-Ulceration of cornea with burning and dryness of conjunctiva.
-G.I.T.-Mucus in throat and posterior nares, constantly hawking to clear the throat.
-Dropping into the throat from posterior nares, thick, foul yellowish, greenish.
-Craving for potatoes, sweets, milk.
-Aversion to milk 3, diarrhoea from it. Food allergies.
-Slightest error in diet causes diarrhoea.
-Stool like orange pulp.
-Flatus changes places, abdomen pouts here and there.
-Acidity, acid dyspepsia and which is > soda biscuits.
-Gastric pain > eating.
-Always nibbling, feels hungry at 5 a.m.
-Urinary system-Chronic cystitis, pain at the end of urination.
-Female genitalia-Menses-scanty, like meat washing.
-Sensation of foetus in uterus.
-Bearing down, as if everything would come out.
-Sterility due to lack of retention of semen, due to excessive discharge of mucus from vagina. Discharge of mucus after an embrace.
-Herpes of genitalia.
-Extremities-Relaxation, easy dislocation, pain causes tremors, cold sweat, anxiety etc.
-Twitching in the muscles and limbs.
-Contraction of muscles and tendons.
-Paralysis of the left tower extremity with tingling.
-Weak ankles, they turn easily.
-Skin-Eczema of finger tips or in the antecubital region.
KEYNOTES : -Great debility caused by heat of summer and sun chronic effects of sun-stroke.
-Great debility from slightest mental 3 or physical exertion.
-Complaints in general < music.
-Aversion to milk, it disagrees. Milk causes diarrhoea of stool like orange pulp.
-Weak ankles, they turn easily.
-Sterility due to lack of retention of semen due to excessive discharge of mucus.
CONFIRMATORY SYMPTOMS : -Great debility from heat of summer, chronic effects of sunstroke, causing recurrent headaches during summer.
-Examination funk due to over-study, headache. Comprehension difficult.
-Diarrhoea from milk with aversion to milk.
-Sterility due to lack of retention of semen, due to excessive discharge of mucus from vagina.
NUCLEUS OF REMEDY : - Debility, exhausion, from heat of the sun, overheating, mental or physical exertion.
- < sun < music < milk - Oversensitiveness to music, to open air, to noise.
CLINICAL : -Cystitis, Eczema, Food allergies, Gastritis, Headache, Herpes, Infertility, Irritable bowel syndrome, Multiple sclerosis, Peptic ulcer, Urethritis.
-Nat-c has helped when the cervix is enlarged or has a congenital defective growth of the anterior vaginal wall - Dr. Farrington.
REMEDY RELATIONSHIPS : -Compare-Lyc, Mag-m, Nat-m, Sil, Staph.
-Remedies that follow well-Calc, Nux-v, Puls, Sel, Sep, Sulph.
-Follows well after Sep. in bearing down sensation.