KALI PHOSPHORICUM [Kali-p]
Weak, easily fagged. Great depletion. Putrid, carrion odour excretions.
COMMON NAME : Phosphate of potash
A/F : - Effects of mechanical injuries.
- Sexual excitement from indulgence or suppression.
- WORRY, mental FATIGUE, grief, vexation.
MODALITIES : < Worry, mental or physical FATIGUE < Excitement 3 > Sleep < Touch < Pain > Eating < Cold 3 < Puberty > Gentle motion < Coition 3 > Leaning against something
MIND : -Mental fatigue. Irritable, restless, anxious, from mental exertion.
-Nervous dread. Feel unable to cope, despondency.
-Mental breakdown after enormous mental exertion with nervousness and oversensitivity. Brain Fag, hysteria.
-Slightest labour seems a heavy task.
-Indisposition to meet people, or to talk with them. Extreme lassitude and depression.
-Very nervous, starts easily from noise or when touched, hypersensitivity to all stimuli.
-Night terrors. Somnambulism.
-Shyness, disinclined to converse.
-Aversion to her own family, cruel to husband, to baby.
-Fear of being alone.
-Easily upset from hearing bad news or hearing world catastrophes.
-Irritability when spoken to, morose, obstinate, oversensitive children.
GUIDING INDICATIONS : -Conditions arising from want of nerve power.
-Nervous, sensitive, weak and easily fagged- by slight cause, like PAIN, worry, mental fatigue etc.
-General DEPLETION, weakness after chemotherapy or cancer surgery.
-NEURASTHENIA, paralysis. Infantile during dentition, paralytic weakness or pain with sensation of paralysis.
-Emaciation, wasting diseases, septic states and septic fevers.
-Progressive muscular atrophy.
-Discharges - PUTRID, carrion like odour of secretions, foul odour of body, golden yellow, copious.
-States of adynamia and decay. Gangrenous conditions, suspected malignant tumours.
-After operation, when in the healing process the skin is down tight over the wound, especially cancer.
-Sexual excitement from indulgence or suppression.
-Sea sickness without nausea.
-Head-Headache, worse from mental exertion.
-Vertigo- On facing the sun.
-Face- Sad, care-worn look.
-Eyes-Left lid droops.
-Burn, sting and swim in tears.
-Nose-Catarrh with yellow slimy discharge. Foetid discharge.
-Nose stopped up.
-Itching in posterior nares.
-Hayfever <2 A.M.
-Ears-Eustachian tube and middle ear catarrh.
-Mouth-Warts on lips, Epithelioma of lips.
-Aphthae in mouth.
-Excessive salivation, yellow slimy tongue.
-Bleeding gums from disturbed digestion.
-Throat-Tonsilitis, pharyngitis with yellow slimy discharge.
-Stomach-Craves ice cold drinks and food, sweets, vinegar.
-Empty gnawing in stomach >eating.
-Craving hunger soon after eating.
-Stools-Golden yellow, putrid, hot.
-Chest-Yellowish thin discharge, burning coarse rattling in chest.
-This remedy has saved many people from phthisis.
-Urinary system-Milky urine.
-Female genitalia-Offensive menses or horrible foul leucorrhoea.
-Intense sexual desire after menses.
-Male genitalia-Sexual erethism, with prostration after coition or nightly emissions.
-Skin-Profuse desquamation of epidermis.
-Promotes falling of crust, and formation of healthy skin after small pox, prevents suppression of rash.
-Profuse, easy sweat. Axillary sweat smells of onions.
-Cancer - Epithelioma, with thin yellow, watery exudations.
-Extremities-Pricking hands and feet.
-Numb finger tips.
-Foot feels frost bitten.
-Pains in soles.
-Night terrors of children, awake screaming.
KEYNOTES : - Slightest labour seems a heavy task.
- Discharges golden yellow, copious.
- Night terrors of children, awake from sound sleep, screaming and in fright.
- Intense sexual desire after menses.
CONFIRMATORY SYMPTOMS : -Weak mentally and physically, especially after long standing disease.
-Brain fag, tired.
-Extreme sensitiveness to cold air and general tendency to catch cold.
-They are usually tall, thin, lax and constantly tired.
-Discharges are putrid, golden-yellow colour.
-Mental disorders depending upon state of depression.
-Somnabulism due to mental or physical shock or overstrain.
-Specific remedy for Neurasthenia `want of Nerve power, Insomnia.
NUCLEUS OF REMEDY : -Conditions lacking nerve power, especially when both mind or body are depressed, especially after periods of stress or overexertion.
-Depression, weakness, forgetful.
-Great exhaustion or mental dullness if associated with nervous or oversensitivity.
-Putrid or gangrenous state with putrid discharge.
CLINICAL : -Anxiety, Chronic fatigue syndrome, Diarrhoea, Indigestion, Multiple sclerosis, Nocturnal enuresis, Neurasthenia, Vaginitis.
-Useful when skin is drawn tight over the wound after removal of cancer.
-If Phosphorous does not hold, study Kali-p, Calc-p - Dr. Boger.
REMEDY RELATIONSHIPS : -Compare-Calc, Caust, Cocc, Gels, Pic-ac, Phos, Nux-v, Sep, Zin.
-In dream-like mental state of the insane `Kali-p is to be followed by Cyclamen.
-In enuresis, alternate Kali-p with Ferr-p.
-In prolapse rectum, alternate Kali-p with Ferr-p or Calc-f.
-In albuminuria, Kali-p <-> Calc-p -In dysmenorrhoea, Kali-p <-> Mag-p.