Kali Bichromicum is one of the remedies in homeopathy useful in treating a variety of diseases, is an indispensable remedy, proved and incorporated in Homeopathy by Drysdale.
Kali Bichchromicum is commonly known as potassium bichromate and the chemical formula is K2Cr2O7.
It is prepared from the crude mineral powder present in it possesses no medicinal properties, but powdered potassium bichromate is taken and mixed with alcohol, to form the tincture only then its dynamic curative power is aroused by homeopathy.
It is one of the top-ranking respiratory remedies derived from the mineral kingdom.
It invaluable remedy for conditions related to a mucus membrane, skin, glands, kidney, fibroid tissues, and periosteum
Kali Bichromicum Constitution/ Personality
Kali Bichromicum is especially suited to fatty persons having light hair, fine complexion, and suffering from catarrhal affections.
It is suitable for people who are ill-humored, low-spirited, indifferent, easily excited, and who are very anxious, the anxiety arises in the chest and there is distress in the stomach.
It is suited to babies who are fat chubby and short-necked, disposed to croup and croupy affections.
The constitution of Kali Bichromicum is more towards obesity and flabby abdomen and the patient is chilly, and cannot tolerate cold.
Guiding Symptoms of Kali Bichromicum
Kali Bichromicum is a great remedy in homeopathy when all the ailments arise from alcohol, beer, hot weather, autumn, and spring.
It is a wonderful remedy for treating skin disorders like eczema, there are papular skin eruptions that are with punched out edges and itching severely, and the discharge from the eruption is ropy and stringy.
Kali Bichromicum is used by many homeopaths in treating symptoms of peptic ulcers aggravated after eating.
There is a desire for beer and acids, with the sensation of weight in the pit of the stomach, loss of appetite, and great flatulence
It is a great remedy for treating punched-out ulcers of the stomach with pain in small spots that can be covered with the tip of the finger, shift rapidly from one part to another and appear and disappear suddenly.
It is a great remedy for treating respiratory complaints in which the discharge from the mucus membranes is tough and stringy, which adheres to the parts and can be drawn into long strings.
It is a great remedy for treating hearing-related disorders, the patient has shifting pains that are of flying character, rapidly shifting from one place to another, going from one side to side sometimes here and sometimes there.
It is a great remedy for oedematous bladder-like swelling of the uvula, with pressive pain in the root of the nose, and discharge of plugs, and clinkers.
It is a great remedy when rheumatism alternates with gastric complaints.
Kali Bichromicum Uses
This article will cover from head to toe all the complaints body. And wherever the symptoms are matched, this medicine can be used-
The Kali Bichromicum patient is very ill-humored and low spirited, and indifferent.
There is great apprehension and despondency to get easily excited.
It is a great remedy for anxiety disorders in which the patient has serious anxiety that begins in the chest and there is distress in the stomach.
Kali Bichromicum is indicated in treating migraine and Semi lateral headaches that occur in small spots, and from suppressed catarrh.
It is a wonderful remedy for dull frontal headaches with pain; usually over one eye.
There is pain in the bones of the head and the scalp feels sore to the touch.
It is a great remedy for vertigo with nausea when rising from the seat. It is indicated in vertigo with headache over the eyebrows, preceded by blurred vision and there is aching and fullness in the glabella.
Kali Bichromicum is a great remedy in homeopathy for the eye mainly for supra-orbital neuralgia of the right side.
It is a great remedy for swelling of eyelids, the eyelids burn, are swollen, and oedematous, with discharge from eyes that is ropy and yellow.
It is a great remedy for Descemetitis, with only moderate irritation of the eye.
It is a wonderful remedy for Croupous conjunctivitis with granular lids and with pannus.
It is indicated in treating Iritis, with punctuate deposits on the inner surface of the cornea.
It is a great remedy for ulcers on the cornea, with slight pain, even if severe ulceration or inflammation of the eyes is present, and slight sensitivity to the light of day, but there is no pain or photophobia.
Kali Bichromicum is a wonderful remedy for otitis media the patient hears less, and there is swelling, and tearing pains in the ear with thick, yellow, stringy, fetid discharge from the ears.
It is indicated when there are thick, white, scaly membranes are formed in the ear mostly left side, with sharp stitches in the left ear.
Kali Bichromicum is a wonderful remedy for allergic rhinitis and snuffles of children, especially fat, chubby babies.
It is a great remedy for treating pressure and pain at the root of the nose and sticking pain in the nose.
It is a wonderful remedy for nasal Septum ulceration there is a round ulcer on the nasal septum with a fetid smell and the discharge is thick, ropy, and greenish-yellow.
The discharge is tough, elastic plugs from the nose that leave a raw surface.
It is a great remedy for sinusitis the inflammation extends to frontal sinuses, with distress and fullness at the root of the nose.
It is a top-listed remedy for post nasal drip, there is dropping from posterior nares with loss of smell and much hawking of thick mucus.
There is an inability to breathe through the nose, with dryness and coryza, with obstruction of the nose.
It is a wonderful remedy for Rhinitis there is violent sneezing with profuse, watery nasal discharge and chronic inflammation of the frontal sinus with stopped-up sensation and frontal headache.
Kali Bichromicum is a wonderful remedy for aphthae, there is dryness of the mouth with dry and viscid saliva and ulcers with stringy discharges.
It is indicated when the tongue is mapped, red, shining, smooth, and dry, along with dysentery.
The tongue is broad, flat, indented, and thickly coated and there is a feeling of hair on the tongue.
It is a great remedy for complaints like stomatitis or ulcers in the mouth, there are punched-out ulcers in the mouth with dull yellowish discoloration of the oral mucosa.
Kali Bichromicum is a wonderful remedy for acne rosacea with a florid complexion, there is a blotchy, red appearance on the face.
It is indicated for face aches when the bones are sensitive, especially beneath orbits.
Kali Bichromicum is a great remedy for sore throat, in the process almost the fauces becomes red and inflamed, dry and rough.
It is a great remedy for Parotid gland swelling.
It is a great remedy for swelling of the uvula, it is relaxed, oedematous, and bladder-like.
It is a wonderful remedy for ulcerative tonsillitis there is the formation of Pseudo-membranous deposits on the tonsils and soft palate, with burning extending to the stomach.
Diphtheria, with profound prostration and soft pulse. Discharge from mouth and throat, tough and stringy.
Kali Bichromicum is a great remedy for asthma when there is constriction of the chest during an asthma attack, the attacks make the patient cough, with pain in the sternum, extending to the shoulders, and are worse when undressing.
There is pain at the bifurcation of the trachea on coughing and from mid-sternum to back.
It is a great remedy for cough with hoarseness of voice; worse in the evening and there is a metallic, hacking cough.
It is a wonderful remedy for bronchitis with profuse, yellow expectoration, very glutinous and sticky, coming out in long, stringy, and very tenacious mass.
It is a great remedy for laryngitis with tickling in the larynx, and it is of great aid in catarrhal laryngitis cough has a brassy sound.
It is a wonderful remedy for true membranous croup, extending to the larynx and nares.
Kali Bichromicum is a great remedy for heart dilatation, especially from coexisting kidney lesions. It is indicated as a cold feeling around the heart region.
Kali Bichromicum is a wonderful remedy for gastric disorders, in nausea and vomiting after beer, the stomach feels loaded immediately after eating. There is vomiting of bright yellow water.
It feels as if digestion had stopped and there is dilatation of the stomach.
It is a great remedy for Gastritis and acid peptic disorders there is a round ulcer of the stomach. There is a dislike for water, not digesting meat, and a desire for beer and acids.
It is a wonderful remedy when gastric symptoms are relieved after eating, and the rheumatic symptoms reappear.
It is a great remedy for stitches in the region of the liver and spleen and through to the spine.
Abdomen and Rectum symptoms
Kali Bichromicum is one of the top listed remedies for intestinal ulcers, there is cutting pain in the abdomen, soon after eating. Chronic intestinal ulceration.
It is a great remedy for fatty liver there is soreness in right hypochondrium, fatty infiltration of the liver and an increase in soft fibrous tissue, the sensation of painful retraction, soreness, and burning in the right abdomen.
The stools are jelly-like, gelatinous; worse, mornings.
It is a wonderful remedy for Dysentery, there is tenesmus, and stools are brown and frothy with the sensation of a plug-in anus.
It is a great remedy for periodic constipation, with pain across the loins, and brown urine.
Kali Bichromicum has a wonderful action on the male genital where there are syphilitic ulcers on the genitals, itching, and pain in the penis, with pustules.
It is one of the top listed remedies for Ulcers on genitals with paroxysmal stitches and aggravated at night.
There is constriction at the root of the penis, at night on awakening.
It is a great remedy for syphilitic ulcers on male genitals, with cheesy, tenacious exudation.
Kali Bichromicum has got wonderful action on female genitals, for yellow, tenacious leucorrhoea.
It is a great remedy for Pruritus of the vulva, with great burning and excitement.
It is a wonderful remedy for treating Prolapsus uteri which is worse in hot weather.
Kali Bichromicum is useful when the urine is causing burning in the urethra, after urinating a drop seems to remain which cannot be expelled.
It is a great remedy for nephritis with ropy mucus in urine, the Urethra becomes clogged up.
It is a great remedy for congestion of kidneys; nephritis, with scanty, albuminous urine and casts.
It is a great remedy for Pyelitis in which the urine is mixed with epithelial cells, mucus, pus, or blood also known as Haematochyluria.
Hand and Leg symptoms
Kali Bichromicum is a wonderful remedy for later stages of Rheumatism, some Pains fly rapidly from one place to another. It is a great remedy for Wandering pains, along the bones is worse in cold weather.
It is a great remedy for Left-sided sciatica that is better, on motion.
It is a great remedy for bone pains in the hands and legs, the bones feel sore and bruised, very weak and there are tearing pains in the tibia, useful in syphilitic rheumatism.
There is pain, swelling and stiffness and crackling of all joints, and soreness of heels when walking, it is indicated in treating tendon Achilles swelling and it is painful, the pains in small spots.
Kali Bichromicum is a great remedy for backaches mostly rheumatic pain, there is cutting through loins the patient cannot walk and the pain extends to groins. There is a pain in the coccyx and sacrum extending up and down.
Kali Bichromicum is a wonderful remedy for treating disorders of the skin like eczema the skin in eczema with papular eruptions. There is the formation of ulcers with punched-out edges, with a tendency to penetrate and tenacious exudation.
It is a great remedy for Pustular eruption, resembling smallpox, with burning pains, there is itching with vesicular eruption.
Kali Bichromicum Modalities
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.
The condition of Kali Bichromicum is worse, beer, morning, hot weather, undressing.
Gastric ulcers are worse after eating.
The conditions of Kali Bichromicum are better from heat. Skin symptoms are better in cold weather, by lying down.
Relationship with Other Medicine
Kali Bichromicum Complementary Medicines
This remedy completes the process of cure that is started by the first medicine given.
The remedies complementary to Kali Bichromicum are Calcarea Carbonicum.
Kali Bichromicum Similar Medicines
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 Kali Bichromicum are Gelsemium
Kali Bichromicum Compatible
These are the remedies that are suitable to be used together.
It is compatible with Iodine, Antimonium tartaricum, and Calcarea carbonicum.
Kali Bichromicum Antidoted by
The bad effects of Kali Bichromicum are antidoted by the Arsenicum album, Pulsatilla, and Lachesis
Kali Bichromicum antidotes
It antidotes the effects of Mercurius and Merc. Iodatum.
Kali Bichromicum Uses, Dosage & Potencies
The dosage and potency of the medicine depend on the individual case.
Kali Bichromicum 30 Uses
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.
It is used in treating constipation and acidity, peptic ulcers, and obesity.
This potency requires frequent repetition, 3-4 times a day, till the expected result is seen.
Kali Bichromicum 200 Uses
This is considered as higher potency; they are given when the majority of mental symptoms and physical symptoms of Kali Bichromicum match.
It is useful in epilepsy, leucorrhoea, and Diptheria.
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.
Kali Bichromicum 1M Uses
This is very high potency.
One should give it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of Kali Bichromicum and that given by the patient match perfectly.
It is useful in cases of Alcoholism and Rheumatism.
One should not repeat 1 M potency.
It is given 30 days once and waiting for symptoms to disappear.
Kali Bichromicum (Mother Tincture) Uses
The mother tincture of Kali Bichromicum is used to treat asthma and gleet which needs frequent repetition.
Take 10 drops of mother tincture in half a cup of water three times a day till the improvement occurs.
Kali Bichromicum 6X/3X Uses
This lower potency of Kali Bichromicum works well to treat the conditions like warts and skin eczema.
Take 2-3 drops of dilution directly on the tongue thrice a day for 3 months.
Clinical Indication of Kali Bichromicum
- Climacteric flushes
- Cornea, opacities
- Duodenum ulcers
- Ear pains and inflammation of the internal and external ear
- Gastric ulcer
- Hay fever
- Intermittent fever
- Post-nasal catarrh
- Pruritus vulvae
- Throat sore
- Tobacco intolerance
- Trachea affections
Side Effects of Kali Bichromicum
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 Kali Bichromicum like an increase in skin itching and eruptions are seen, then it can be antidoted by Arsenicum Album, Pulsatilla, and Lachesis.