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CALCAREA PHOSPHORICA

(calc-p)

PHOSPHATE OF LIME CALCIUM PHOSPHATE

For persons anaemic and dark complexioned, dark hair and eyes; thin spare subjects, instead of fat.

During first and second dentition of scrofulous children ; diarrhoea and great flatulence.

Children: EMACIATED, UNABLE TO STAND; SLOW IN LEARNING TO WALK (Cat., Sil.); sunken, flabby abdomen.

Oozing of bloody fluid from navel of infants (of urine, Hyos.).

Rachitis: cranial bones THIN AND BRITTLE; fontanelles and sutures remain open too long, OR CLOSE AND RE-OPEN; delayed or complicated teething.

Spine weak, disposed to curvatures, especially to the left; unable to support body; neck weak, unable to support head (Abrot.).

Girls at puberty, tall, growing rapidly; tendency of bones to soften or spine to curve (Ther.).

At puberty: acne in anaemic girls with vertex headache and flatulent dyspepsia, > by eating.

Ailments from grief, disappointed love (Aur., Ign., Phos. ac).

Feels complaints more when thinking about them (Helon., Ox. ac).

Involuntary sighing (Ign.).

Non-union of bones; promotes callous (Symp.).

Rheumatism of cold weather; getting well in spring and returning in autumn.

Headache of school-girls (Nat. m., Psor.); diarrhoea.

AT EVERY ATTEMPT' TO EAT, colic pains in abdomen.

Fistula in ano, alternating with chest symptoms (Berb.); lack of animal heat; cold sweat and general coldness of body.

 

Relations
Complementary: Ruta.

Similar: to, Carbo an., Cal. fluor., Calc, Fluor, ac., Kali phos.; to, Psor., in debility remaining after acute diseases; to, Sil., but sweat of head is wanting.

Acts best: before Iod., Psor., Sanic, Sulph., after Ars., Iod., Tub.

 

Aggravation
Exposure to damp, cold, changeable weather; east winds; MELTING SNOW; mental exertion.

 

Amelioration
In summer; warm dry, atmosphere.