Common Name: Middle Layer of Oyster Shell, Calcium Carbonate.
Calcarea carbonica is the chief representative of Calcium compounds. Calcium metabolism is active during childhood and becomes defective after middle age. Improper assimilation of calcium gives rise to defective NUTRITION of GLANDS (cervical and mesenteric in children); BONES and SKIN.It alters the BLOOD causing anaemia. GLANDULAR SWELLING below the jaw and in the neck; faulty development of bones. OPEN FONTANELLES. Curvature; exostosis; rickets. Muscles and skin become lax or flabby; patient grows FAT, but not strong SWEATING IS EASY; partial-on HEAD; CHEST; DURING SLEEP. DISCHARGES ARE PROFUSE; OFTEN SOUR, stools, sweat, odour of the body; saliva etc. It is suitable to BLONDES of soft and sluggish habit. Calcarea carbonica has complaints of teething children like convulsions, sour diarrhoea; tardy teething and late walking – children do not put their feet down on the ground. Emaciated children, with big head and big belly. Patients are susceptible to COLD; Cold moist air chills through and through; takes cold easily esp. in chest. Tendency to sprain the muscles easily. Parts lain on become numb. Tendency to the formation of calculi. Malnutrition. Muscular atrophy. Early stage of tuberculosis of lungs; with tickling cough; fleeting chest pains; nausea; acidity and dislike for fats. A fatigued mental and physical stage due to over work. Cramps in muscles which draw limbs. Abscess deep in muscles. Polypi; nasal, uterine etc. cysts. In short Calcarea carbonica patient can be described as fat, flabby, fair, forty, perspiring, cold and damp. In epilepsy the aura spreads up from solar plexus or as of a mouse running up the arm or down epigastrium to uterus or limbs. Twitching, trembling, chorea; neuralgias, horrible phantasies, paralysis are among the Calcarea effects. Varicose veins; burning in veins. Osteomyelitis. Ill effects; of alcohol; loss of vital fluids; excessive venery, masturbation; strains; over lifting; suppressed sweat, eruptions, menses; fright, egotism. Affections of stone cutters. Dull lethargic children who do not want to play. Pituitary and thyroid dysfunction. Diarrhoea, tremors, after burns.
Take 5 drops in half cup of water 3 times a day or as prescribed by the physician OR
Medicate the globules and take 4-6 globules 3 times a day or as prescribed by the physician.
Leucophlegmatic, blond hair, light complexion, ble eyes, fair skin, tendency to obesity in youth.
Patient who is chronically tired and lacking in energy, having headaches
Children with red face, flabby muscles, who sweat easily, take cold readily in consequence.
Large head and abdomen, fontanelles and sutures open, bones soft, develop very slowly.
Curvature of bones espeially spine and long bones extremities crooked, deformed, bones irregularly, developed.
Fright, suppressed discharges, faulty (improper) nutrition, loss of fluids from body, Cold winds.
Disposed to grow fat, corpulent & uniwieldy
Feels better in every way when constipated has to be removed mechanically.
Rawness of soles of feet from perspiration, blisters and offensive foot sweat.
Persistent sour taste. Mouth fills with sour water. Dryness of tongue at night.
Bleeding of gums. Difficult and delayed dentition.
Aversion to meat, boiled things; craving for indigestible things-chalk, coal, pencils; also for eggs, salt and sweets. Milk disagrees. Longing for fresh air.
Crawling and constriction in rectum. Stool large and hard, whitish, watery, sour
Tickling cough troublesome at night, dry and free expectoration in morning; cough when playing piano, or by eating.
Fear of failure, anxiety and mental restlessness with heart palpitations
Chronic tonsillitis, Constriction in the throat, and cramp-like contraction
Mammae swollen and painful, fatigue, headache, disposition to be frightened, colic, and shivering.
Unhealthy; readily ulcerating; flaccid. Small wounds do not heal readily. Glands swollen. Nettle rash; better in cold air. Warts on face and hands.
Head sweats profusely while sleeping, wetting pillow far around.
Acidity of digestive tract, sour eructation, sour vomiting, sour stool, sour odour of the whole body
Menstruation too early, too profuse, too long lasting with subsequent amenorrhoea and chlorosis with menses scanty or suppressed.
The least mental excitment causes profuse return of menses.
Diseases arising from defective assimilation, imperfect ossification, difficulty in learning to walk or stand.
Pit of stomach swollen like an inverted saucer and painful to pressure.
Desire to be magnetized.
Worse: from exertion, mental or physical; ascending; cold in every form; water, washing, moist air, wet weather; during full moon; standing.
Better: dry climate and weather; lying on painful side. Sneezing
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