Calcarea Carbonica is commonly known as Calcarea ostearum, well proved by Dr.Hanemann
The crude substance for preparation is a middle layer of oyster shell, its dynamic curative power is aroused by homeopathy only, making Calcarea Carbonica an important, and wonderful remedy in treating a variety of diseases like obesity, gastric disorders.
Calcarea Carbonica is suitable for leucophlegmatic constitutions, the patient is fat, fair, and flabby and becomes fatigued, and easily tired on walking with much sweating, and the sour smell of the body.
The patient is fair in complexion, there is a great tendency to obesity at a young age, very slow in movement. It is especially suitable for children who grow fat, have a chalky look with a red face, their belly is large like an inverted saucer with large head open fontanelles and sutures.
This is suited to children who have flabby muscles pale skin, soft bones, sweat easily, especially on the backside of the head and neck, and swollen glands.
Calcarea Carbonica is suited to women and girls who suffer from hypothyroidism, they are fleshy, plethoric, and grow too rapidly.
A patient is built, flabby, bulky, with weakness and weariness, there is fatness without fitness, sweating without heat, and bones have no strength.
Calcarea Carbonica is one of the best remedies for a patient with defective assimilation.
The patient falls ill from suppressed sweat and eruptions, from alcohol, loss of vital fluids, especially cold moist windy weather, from cold, fright.
The patient has great sensitivity to cold, gets frequent coryza, which is chronic, the patient cannot tolerate cold in any form.
This is used by many homeopaths to treat obesity, the patient tends to put on fat, grow huge with fat deposits.
Calcarea Carbonica is a wonderful remedy in treating sweating tendency, there is sweat on the head very profuse, the patient while sleeping wets the pillow far around. The sweat is sour-smelling, the soles of feet sweat profusely, and offensives foot sweat.
This is the remedy indicated to treat Gastric disorders like vomiting, diarrhea, eructations when all these discharges are sour smelling.
Calcarea Carbonica is also a wonderful remedy, indicated when the patient suffers from auto-immune and allergic disorders like rhinitis, sinusitis, thyroid disorders.
The patient has aversion to coldness in general, of a single part, of the head, feet legs are habitually cold and damp, great aversion to open air, the patient takes colds easily.
A patients feel better in every way when they are constipated, there is a longing for eggs, especially during convalescence, craves undigestible things.
This article will cover from head to toe all the complaints body. And wherever the symptoms are matched, this medicine can be used-
The Calcarea Carbonica patient suffers from great apprehension, this gets worse towards evening, there is fear that she will lose her reason or that people will observe her mental confusion. Has fears of darkness, loss of reason misfortune.
The patient is very much in depression, very low spirited, feel dejected, and melancholic, there is the restlessness of mind with gloomy mood and anxiety.
Calcarea Carbonica is mainly indicated when the patient has great anguish with palpitation, is timid and restless, as if evil is impending over her, has a great desire to be magnetized.
Calcarea Carbonica is suitable for persons who are anxious and restless mind and confused, peevish are obstinate and self-willed.
This is a great remedy for women who get a return of profuse menstrual flow on least mental excitement.
Calcarea Carbonica is a great remedy for headaches, from over lifting, from mental exertion, with nausea, the head feels hot and heavy, with a pale face, there is an icy coldness in, and on the head, especially right side.
Calcarea Carbonica is also indicated when there is a sense of weight on top of the head and headaches with cold hands and feet.
Calcarea Carbonica is a great remedy for Vertigo on ascending, and when turning head.
This is indicated in children with open frontal fontanelles and sutures; the head is enlarged with much perspiration, that wets the pillow.
Calcarea Carbonica is useful when the eyes are very sensitive to light causing photophobia there is lachrymation in the open air and early in the morning. Lachrymal fistula Easy fatigue of eyes. It is useful in farsightedness, the lachrymal ducts are closed from exposure to cold.
This is a great remedy for cataracts, there are spots and ulcers on the cornea with itching of lids, they are swollen. It is indicated in chronic dilatation of pupils.
There is dimness of vision as if looking through a mist, it is also useful in scrofulous ophthalmia in obese children.
Calcarea Carbonica is a very good remedy for tinnitus, there are cracking noises in the ear along with throbbing, stitches, pulsating pain as if something would press out of the ear. It progresses to deafness, there is also deafness from working in water or getting wet, the patient is sensitive to cold which is about ears and neck.
Calcarea Carbonica is indicated in eruption on and behind the ear, mostly eczematous.
Calcarea Carbonica is an effective remedy for allergic rhinitis the nostrils become dry, sore, and are ulcerated. There is a stoppage of the nose, also with fetid, yellow discharge, there is, offensive odor in the nose.
Calcarea Carbonica is indicated in nasal conditions when there is coryza and the patient takes cold at every change of weather; the catarrhal symptoms are with hunger.
One of the particular indications of Calcarea Carbonica is that coryza alternates with colic.
Calcarea Carbonica is useful in treating epistaxis, occurring in fat fair and flabby children and adults, who are easily affected by a change in weather.
The Calcarea Carbonica patient often complains of dryness of tongue at night there is persistent sour taste, the mouth fills with sour water, at times there is offensive smell from mouth.
This medicine is indicated in burning pain at the tip of the tongue; worse, anything warm taken into the stomach.
Calcarea Carbonica is a wonderful remedy for babies with delayed dentition, are fat, fair, chubby, and flabby.
This is indicated in bleeding of gums, in scurvy, deficiency of vitamin -C, where the teeth ache is excited by the current of air, anything cold or hot.
It is indicated in itching, burning after washing the face.
Calcarea Carbonica is a wonderful remedy for facial pains that are from submaxillary glands swollen and the pain is from right foramen along the lower jaw to ear.
Calcarea Carbonica is indicated in chronic tonsillitis, the tonsils are enlarged causing a choking sensation, with a tickling cough that is troublesome at night, dry cough and there is free expectoration in the morning; there is cough when playing in children
Calcarea Carbonica is useful in treating the persistent, irritating cough from arsenical wallpaper or paint on walls due to throat irritation.
There is painless hoarseness that is worse in the morning, Calcarea Carbonica is indicated when there is expectoration only during the day; it is thick, yellow, sour mucus.
Calcarea Carbonica is indicated in conditions when there is swelling in the neck from goiter, all the glands in the neck are swollen and painful causing hoarseness of voice.
Calcarea Carbonica is indicated in asthma, with the oppression of chest by eating, there are suffocating spells with tightness, burning, and soreness in the chest that is worse on going upstairs or slightest ascent, the patient must sit down. In asthma there is bloody expectoration; with a sour sensation in the chest.
Calcarea Carbonica is a wonderful remedy for extreme dyspnoea with sharp pains in the chest from before backward. The chest is very sensitive to touch, percussion, or pressure. The patient has a longing for fresh air, the expectoration is scanty, salty, there is shortness of breath.
The palpitation is with a feeling of coldness, restlessness, and oppression of the chest; palpitations occur after the suppressed eruption.
Calcarea Carbonica is one of the chief remedies for stomach disorders mainly obesity there is ravenous hunger. So much eating causes swelling over a pit of the stomach, like a saucer turned bottom up. The patient becomes fat and flabby, there is repugnance to hot food.
Calcarea Carbonica is an important remedy for Gastritis, there are cramps in the stomach; worse, from pressure, and cold water. There is a pain in the epigastric region to the touch, wears loose clothes around the abdomen.
Calcarea Carbonica is indicated in stomach complaints when there is increased thirst; the patient has longed for cold drinks. Aversion to meat, boiled things, dislike of fat but there is craving for indigestible things like -chalk, coal, pencils; also for eggs, salt and sweets.
Calcarea Carbonica is indicated when there is a food allergy from milk that disagrees in any form. There is Aggravation while eating.
It is indicated in water brash there are frequent sour eructations; sour vomiting, there is loss of appetite when overworked with heartburn and loud belching in the stomach.
Calcarea Carbonica is one of the top listed remedies for treating inflammation of the Liver region painful when stooping. Cutting in abdomen; swollen abdomen. Cannot bear tight clothing around the waist. Distention with hardness.
It is also a great remedy for flatulent abdomen, there is frequently incarcerated flatulence with the fat, flabby abdomen
This is indicated to treat gall -stones the abdomen is sensitive to the slightest pressure in Gall-stone colic.
Calcarea Carbonica is a wonderful remedy for worms in children, with crawling and constriction in the rectum. It is useful in children’s diarrhea, it is undigested, food, watery, sour, fetid smelling, and, with a ravenous appetite.
It is a wonderful remedy for chronic constipation, the stool is large and hard whitish, a stool at first hard, then pasty, then liquid. Sometimes have to remove them mechanically, the patient is well when constipated.
It is indicated in bedwetting in kids due to worms, there is nocturnal enuresis.
It is indicated when the urine is dark, brown, sour, fetid, in abundance, with white sediment, is bloody when bladder infection is present. It is useful in renal colic.
The male patients of Calcarea Carbonica complain of frequent emissions, there is increased desire and the semen is emitted too soon.
There is the sensation of weakness and irritability followed after coition.
Calcarea Carbonica has a wonderful action on the genitals of females, there is increased sexual desire; and easy conception.
All kinds of menstrual irregularities are treated with Calcarea Carbonica like PMS, dysmenorrhoea, menorrhagia, metrorrhagia; before the menses, there is headache, colic in the lower abdomen, chilliness, and leucorrhoea.
During the menses there are cutting pains in the uterus, the menses are too early, profuse, long, with vertigo, with a toothache. The cold, damp feet or feet getting wet in water, the least excitement causes the return of menses.
It has been useful in mastitis, there are hot swollen breasts, the breasts are tender and swollen before menses. Milk is too abundant; disagreeable to the child. There is deficient lactation, with distended breasts in lymphatic women.
Much sweat about external genitals. Sterility with copious menses.
It is a wonderful remedy for prolapse of the uterus, the uterus is easily displaced following childbirth, there is cutting pain in the vagina.
It is indicated in leucorrhoea, which is milky, there is burning and itching of parts before and after menstruation.
It is indicated for leucorrhoea in little girls.
Calcarea Carbonica is indicated when there are Rheumatoid pains, as after exposure to wet. Sharp sticking, as if parts were wrenched or sprained.
Pains from cold, damp feet; feel as if damp stockings were worn. The knees are cold with cramps in calves, there is sour foot sweat. Calcarea Carbonica is useful in the weakness of extremities with swelling of joints, especially the knee. There is burning and rawness of soles of feet. The hands and feet feel cold and dead at night.
Calcarea Carbonica is also indicated to treat Arthritic nodosities, old sprains with tearing pain in muscles.
Calcarea Carbonica is a wonderful remedy for rheumatism in the lumbar region; there is weakness in the small of the back, there is bending and curvature of dorsal vertebrae. The nape of the neck is stiff and rigid.
This is indicated to treat back pains as if sprained; the patient cannot rise; there is a pain in the back from over lifting. Pain between shoulder blades, causing difficulty in breathing.
Calcarea Carbonica is indicated for seborrhoeic dermatitis there is dandruff and flaking of the scalp, it is indicated in itching of the scalp. The patient scratches their head on waking.
This is a wonderful remedy in treating warts on the face and hands.
Calcarea Carbonica is a remedy to treat allergic skin conditions, eczema the skin is unhealthy; the skin is readily ulcerating.
This is useful in treating small wounds that do not heal readily.
This is indicated when the patient complains of partial sweats, there are night sweats, especially on the head, neck, and chest.
Modalities are the factors that, increase or decrease the complaints in a patient.
They are categorized as aggravating factors and amelioration factors.
Aggravating factors make the condition of the illness worst, while the amelioration factor makes the condition of the disease better.
It can be time, any part of the day, season, position, or any applications, etc.
Calcarea Carbonica patient is worse, from exertion, mental or physical; from ascending motion, cold in every form; from water, washing, from moist air, wet weather; during full moon; and standing.
The conditions of Calcarea Carbonica get better in, dry climate and weather; lying on painful side.
This remedy completes the process of cure that is started by the first medicine given.
The remedies complementary to Calcerea Carbonica are Belladonna.
These remedies have many similarities in action but are different in origin, which means the source from which the medicine is prepared is another.
Remedies similar to Calcarea Carbonica are Conium.
These are the remedies that are suitable to be used together.
Calcarea Carbonica is compatible with Hepar sulph; Phosphorus, Carbo. veg.
The remedies are Bryonia
The bad effects of Calcarea Carbonica are antidoted by Acetic acid, China, Nitric acid, Camphora, Ipecac.
Calcarea Carbonica antidotes the effects of Bismuth, Nitric acid, Nux vomica, Sulphur.
Calcarea Carbonica Dosage & Potencies
The dosage and potency of the medicine depend on the individual case.
Lower potency is given when very few symptoms of the patient match with the medicine and help the doctor only to diagnose the disease condition.
This potency requires frequent repetition, 3-4 times a day, till the expected result is seen.
This is considered as higher potency; they are given when the majority of mental and physical symptoms of Calcarea Carbonica match.
Higher potencies are advisable to be not repeated very often; they act for a long duration of days, so the second dose is repeated every 7-days or every 15-days once.
This is very high potency. One should give it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of Calcarea Carbonica and that given by the patient match perfectly.
One should not repeat 1 M potency. It is given 30 days once and waiting for symptoms to disappear.
The mother tincture of Calcarea Carbonica is used by many homeopaths to treat leucorrhoea in females, uterine polyps that needs frequent repetition.
Take 10 drops of mother tincture in half a cup of water three times a day till the improvement occurs.
This lower potency of Calcarea Carbonica works well to treat the conditions like dentition and gallstones and has a therapeutic effect on patients suffering from obesity.
Take 2-3 drops of dilution directly on the tongue thrice a day for 3 months.
- Breasts are painful.
- Gouty swellings.
- Renal colic.
Homeopathic medicines are prepared by potentization where the dynamic curative power of the medication is aroused, so homeopathic medicines produce negligible side effects.
If any side effects of Calcarea Carbonica are seen then it can be antidoted by Acetic acid, Nitric acid.