Phosphate of Calcium. Calcium Phosphate. Phosphate of Lime.
This element, Calcarea phosphorica, is found in all cells, especially the bone cells, and, therefore, is necessary in the normal formation of new cells. Its absence, or disturbance, is shown in anaemic states; the weakened conditions following acute diseases; delayed formation of bones in the young; in the knitting of broken bones. Broadly speaking, it is the remedy for weaklings, the ill-nourished, the very young or old, for rickets. chlorosis, open fontanelles, pains accompanied formication, numbness, cramps, cold sweat, convalescence, convulsions of teething children; stunted children, unhealthy obesity and for the many named and unnamed disease states that have their origin in, and are accompanied by, these general conditions. It has been called the Cell-wall Salt.
This salt has proved curative in cancer, catarrh, chlorosis, “green sickness,” consumption, rickets, curvature of the spine, spinal weakness, open fontanelles, hydrocephalus, bow legs in children, scrofula, albuminuria, anaemia, diseased state of bones, broken bones, convalescence, convulsions, emaciation, painful gums, dentition, headache, leucorrhoea, perspiration (excessive), night-sweats, rheumatism, scrofulous ulcers, clammy feet and hands, tonsils chronically swollen, etc., when the above general conditions prevail.