KALIUM SILICICUM: Materia Medica

Silicate of Potash (KALI SILICATUM) – A deep-acting remedy. Lassitude is very marked. Desire to lie down all the time. Emaciation.

Head.–Absent-minded, anxious, indolent, timid. Feeble will power. Head congested, blood surges from body to head. Vertigo, coldness of head; photophobia. Nasal catarrh, discharge bloody, excoriating, offensive nose, swollen, ulcerated.

Gastric.–Weight in stomach after eating, nausea, pain, flatulence. Pain in liver region. Constipation. Construction of anus during stool.

Extremities.–Stiffness over body and limbs. Creeping sensation over limbs. Twitching of muscles. Weak and weary.

Modalities.–Worse, open air, drafts, cold, exertion, motion uncovering, bathing.

Dose.–Higher potencies.

Written by William Boericke (1849 - 1929) and published first in his book "Materia Medica" (1901)

William Boericke was an Austrian-born American physician who became a influential exponent of homeopathy. He is also known as an academic writer, publisher, medical school professor and owner of several pharmacies.

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