Calcarea silicata (Calc-sil)

Silicate of Lime

Generals:

A deep, long acting medicine for complaints which come on slowly and reach their final development after long periods. Hydrogenoid constitution (Natrium sulphuricumNat-s). Very sensitive to cold. Patient is weak, emaciated, cold and chilly, but worse from being overheated; sensitive generally. Atrophy of children.

Mind:

Absent-minded, irritable, irresolute, lacks self-confidence. Fearful.

Head:

Vertigo, head cold, especially at vertex; catarrh of nose and posterior nares, discharge thick, yellow, hard crusts. Corneal exudation.

Stomach:

Sensation of coldness, especially when empty. Sinking sensation at pit. Great thirst. Flatulence and distention after eating. Vomiting and eructations.

Female:

Uterus heavy, prolapsed. Leucorrhoea, painful and irregular menses. Flow between periods.

Respiratory:

Sensitive to cold air. Difficult respiration. Chronic irritation of air passages. Copious, yellow-green mucus. Coughs with coldness, weakness, emaciation, sensitiveness and peevishness, worse from cold air. Pain in chest walls.

Skin:

Itching, burning, cold and blue, very sensitive. Pimples, comedones, wens. Psoric eruptions.

Relations:

Compare:

Arsenicum albumArs, Tuberculinum bovinum KentTub, Baryta carbonicaBar-c, IodiumIod.

Dose:

All potencies from lowest to high.