Potassium Phosphate. Phosphate of Potash.
This is the chief “nerve salt,” and is found in the brain cells and nerve fluids, the blood plasma (white corpuscles) and the intercellular fluids. A disturbance, or deficiency, in the normal state of this physiological element shows, mentally, in despondency, anxiety, fearfulness, weak memory, mental decay, mental and physical break-down, neurasthenia, hypochondria, hysteria, insomnia, night terrors, irritability, insanity and paralysis; also in septic conditions, typhus, scurvy, ulcerations and physically degenerated states generally, foul states and discharges, gangrene, blackish, thin blood, putrid conditions. Decay generally, mental and physical.
Kali phos has proved curative in nervousness, neurasthenia, anxiety, gloom, morbidness, depression, brain-fag, loss of memory, sleeplessness, delirium tremens, horrors, dread, epileptic fits, hypochondria, hysterics, insanity, nervous diseases, paralysis, night terrors, palpitations, exhaustion, softening of the brain, sexual weakness, septic states, typhus, typhoid, gangrene, black small pox, appendicitis, amenorrhoea, asthma, blood blackish but thin, Bright’s disease, cancer, chancre, cholera, croup, cystitis, deafness, diabetes, diarrhoea, dysentery, diphtheria, eczema, epilepsy, nose-bleed, headache, haemorrhage blackish and thin, rickets, putrid sore throat, sciatica, sepsis, spinal diseases, suppurations foul, etc., when the above named conditions are present.