Acidum Phosphoricum, or Acid Phos in short, is a homeopathic remedy made by potentizing phosphoric acid. It is a useful homeopathic remedy with a wide sphere of action. Although the remedy is frequently employed for problems of falling hair, its utility is by no means limited to this condition.
ACIDUM PHOSPHORICUM USES
Acidum Phosphoricum is especially suited to persons who have been worn out by long-standing grief, exhausting illnesses, loss of vital fluids, etc. They are overtaxed mentally and physically. Below are some from a wide range of symptoms experienced by patients requiring this remedy:
- Weak memory, difficulty collecting thoughts, restless and apathetic.
- Hair falling and premature greying of hairs.
- Head pains from eye strain and sensitivity to noise with difficult hearing.
- Dry and cracked lips and bleeding gums.
- Heaviness of abdomen and sleepiness after eating. Flatulence. Nausea after sour meals.
- Involuntary, flatulent stools in delicate children.
- Frequent urination at night. Sugar in the urine – as the remedy covers this symptom it comes in handy in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.
- In lactating women, scanty milk, and weakness after nursing.
- Difficulty breathing with weak feeling in the chest.
- Pimples, acne, ulcers, boils, and rashes all come under the scope of this remedy.
- Low types of fevers with chill.
- Clinically, the medicine is called for into consideration in cases of bronchitis, diarrhea, nervous weakness, alopecia, impotence, etc. Diabetes, bone complaints and hemorrhages are some other conditions benefitted by this remedy.
ACIDUM PHOSPHORICUM MOTHER TINCTURE USES
The mother tincture of this remedy finds its use predominantly in managing diabetes mellitus. Exhaustion due to loss of fluids can also be treated with this mother tincture. It also helps improve memory and concentration.
POTENCY: Acidum Phosphoricum homeopathic remedy is available in multiple potencies, such as Acidum Phosphoricum 30, Acidum Phosphoricum 200, Acidum Phosphoricum 1M, and others. The choice of potency is as per age, sensitivity, and symptoms of the patient.
DOSAGE: There are quite a few ways to take homeopathic medicines. Sometimes, a low potency is prescribed at frequent repetitions. Other times, a single high dose may be given and left to work for months even. The choice of dosage (and potency) rests on a multitude of factors. Age and sensitivity of the patient feature mainly here. Also, certain disease conditions (those with few characteristic symptoms as per homeopathic standards) require lower potencies than others. Hence, it rests on the understanding and discretion of the physician to select an appropriate dosage and potency.
MODE OF INTAKE: Homeopathic medicines are commonly taken as pills. They can, however, also be taken in liquid form. Indeed, mother tinctures are generally taken by mixing a few drops in water. All the modes of intake are equally effective. The choice rests with the patient and the prescriber.
SIDE EFFECTS: Homeopathic medicines barely produce any side effects. No adverse effects are seen in infants, pregnant or lactating women and even old people on intake of homeopathic remedies.
To get the best out of a remedy, and also to avoid any unforeseen events, it is best to take any medicine only after consultation with a licensed physician.
This remedy is very useful in exhausting fevers and illnesses with severe mental exhaustion followed by physical weakness. It is indicated in indigestion with heartburns, flatulence, diarrhea, diabetes, rickets, neuralgia in stumpafter amputation and periosteal inflammation.
Mind: Restless, apathetic, indifferent with weak memory. Difficulty in collecting his thoughts, understanding or finding the right word. Complaints from grief and mental shock.
Head: Heaviness of head with pain as if temples were crushed together. Crushing headache with pressure on top. Hairfall and premature graying of hairs. Headache after coition and from eye-strain and vertigo in the evening, when standing or walking.
Eyes: Eyelids inflamed and cold with blue rings around the eyes. Pupils dilated with glassy appearance and photophobia. Pain as if eyeballs were forcibly pressed together and into head.
Ears: Very sensitive to noise with roaring and difficult hearing.
Nose: Bleeding from the nose from repeated boring of fingers into nose with itching.
Mouth: Lips dry and cracked with bleeding gums and swollen tongue with viscid, frothy mucus in mouth. Cold feeling in the teeth, bites tongue in voluntarily at night.
Face: Dull, pale, earthy complexion with sensation of coldness of one side of face.
Stomach: Desires juicy things and cold milk. Sour eructations and nausea following sour food and drinks. Heaviness of abdomen with sleepiness after eating.
Abdomen: Distention of abdomen from flatulence with loud rumbling. Inflammation of spleen with aching in umbilical region.
Stool: White, watery, painless and involuntary stools with much flatus in weak, delicate rachitic children.
Urine: Frequent, profuse, watery, with sugar in the urine. Frequent urination at night preceded by anxiety and followed by burning.
Male: Involuntary emissions at night and at stool. Loss of sexual power with tender, swollen testicles and relaxed parts during an embrace. Eczematous eruptions on the scrotum. Edema of the prepuce and glans-penis. Vesicular eruptions on the prepuce and warty growths on the genitalia.
Female: Menses too early and profuse, with itching, yellowish discharges after menses. Milk scanty with weakness from nursing.
Respiratory: Hoarseness of voice and dry cough from tickling in chest with salty expectoration. Difficulty in breathing with weak feeling in chest from talking and pressure behind the sternum.
Heart: Weak heart with palpitation in children who grow too fast with irregular and intermittent pulse.
Back: Bruised feeling in the back with boring pain between the scapulae.
Extremities: Weakness of limbs with tearing pains in joints, bones, and periosteum. Cramps in upper arms and wrists. Pains especially at night, as if bones were scraped. Itching in between the fingers or in folds of the joints.
Skin: Eruptions such as pimples, acne, blood-boils, rashes and ulcers with fetid pus. Tingling and crawling sensation in various parts. Falling out of the hair.
Sleep: Sleepiness with Lewd dreams and involuntary emissions.
Fever: Profuse sweat during night and morning. Low types of fever with chills and stupor.
Modalities: Better from warmth. Worse from exertion and sexual excesses.
Dosage: Please note that the dosage of single homoeopathic medicines varies from drug to drug depending upon the condition, age, sensitivity and other things. In some cases they are given as regular doses as 3-5 drops 2-3 times a day whereas in other cases they are given only once in a week, month or even in a longer period. We strongly recommend that the medication should be taken as per the physician’s advice.
What is Acidum phosphoricum CH?
Acidum phosphoricum CH is a Homoeopathic Dilution made from Phosphoric acid. It is reported to be useful in bronchitis, diarrhoea, ganglion, headache, impotence, alopecia, hair fall, spermatorrhoea, etc.
What are uses/benefits of Acidum phosphoricum CH?
It is indicated in young people who grow rapidly, and who are overtaxed, mentally or physically. Whenever the system has been exposed to the ravages of acute disease, excesses, grief, loss of vital fluids, we obtain conditions calling for it. Pyrosis, flatulence, diarrh?a, diabetes, rhachitis and periosteal inflammation. Neurosis in stump, after amputation. Haemorrhages in typhoid. Useful in relieving pain of cancer.
How to use Acidum phosphoricum CH?
It is to be taken as an internal medicine. Please note that the dosage of single homoeopathic medicines varies from drug to drug depending upon the condition, age, sensitivity and other things. In some cases they are given as regular doses as 3-5 drops 2-3 times a day whereas in other cases they are given only once a week, month or even in a longer period. We strongly recommend that the medication should be taken as per the physician?s advice.
What are the side effects of Acidum phosphoricum CH?
No known side effects reported.
What precautions to take before using Acidum phosphoricum CH?
How long should I take Acidum phosphoricum CH?
Until the symptoms improve or as per the Physicians prescription.
Is Acidum phosphoricum CH safe for children?
Is it safe to use Acidum phosphoricum CH during pregnancy?
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