Sodium Chloride. Common Table Salt. When there is a disturbance or deficiency of the molecules of this salt, which attracts water, the water which should go to the cells remains in the intercellular fluids and hydraemic states ensue, that may be shown in various ways; patients tire easily, are chilly, have cold extremities and often an abnormal craving for salt. Malnutrition, emaciation, secretions of clear, watery fluid, tears, or clear, watery mucus. Clean, frothy tongue. Watery blisters and blebs. Coryza, clear, watery or frothy; watery eyes and much sneezing. Waterbrash, heart-burn. Intermittent fever. Dropsy. Puffiness. Mucous membranes may be abnormally dry.
This remedy has proved curative in intermittent fever, coryza, chlorosis, “whites,” leucorrhoea, leukaemia, chlorosis, adynamic states, aphthae, asthma, bronchitis, catarrhs, coryza, coughs, effusions, hay-fever, headache, diarrhoea, watery blisters, constipation, deafness, water brash, house-maid’s knee, hydrocele, neuralgia, pleurisy, rheumatism, sycosis, etc., When the general conditions of Natrum mur. are evidence, as noted above.