Calcium Phosphoricum – Calcium Phosphate

Calcium Phosphoricum – Calcium Phosphate

The attenuations are prepared from Calcium Hydrogen phosphate, CaHPO4 · 2 H2O, MW: 172.1.

The main characteristics are as follows:

It is a weakness-remedy for underdeveloped children and in puberty. Rickets. Headaches (hat unbearable). The head wobbles around. Protracted  dentition.  Teeth decay prematurely. Desires smoked foods. Pains in the limbs and joints when

the weather changes. Headache after school. Pulmonary tuberculosis, sensitivity to the least draught (causes pain). Stimulates formation of callus in fractures.

Whilst Calcium Carbonicum works better in flabby patients, Calcium Phospho- ricum is indicated for thin patients. There are umbilical colics, constant desire for food, with easy vomiting of food after eating.

Diarrhoea and colicky pains, especially after fruit; loose green stools, sometimes mucous and lienteric with foul-smelling flatulence. Anal fistula.

Menses too early with bright red or dark blood and with violent pains in the back.

Hoarseness, continually clearing the throat; tickling cough with dryness in the throat.

Calcium Phosphoricum is one of the main remedies in rickets and difficult denti- tion, also in cholera infantum and digestive weakness, and assists rapid healing of fractures. The German Monograph-Preparation Commission for the Homoeopathic Field of Therapy has, under the Preparation Monograph for Calcium phosphoricum, pub- lished the following indication(s) in the German Bundesanzeiger (German Federal Gazette) for calcium phosphoricum: constitutional remedy for status lymphaticus; conditions of exhaustion; appetite disorders; calcium deficiency; spinal affections.