KALI CARBONICUM – Homeopathic Medicine

KALI CARBONICUM homeopathic drug picture symptoms from A Primer of Materia Medica by T.F. Allen, of the homeopathy remedy KALI CARBONICUM…

General Action

      Anaemia, feeble heart’s action depressed temperature, increased tissue waste; aggravation of all symptoms from 3 to 4 A. M.; aggravation from cold air.


      Sharp sticking pains in various parts of the body, (<) motion and cold air, and in the early morning hours. Takes cold from the slightest exposure. Dread of open air. Weariness, especially in the morning.


      Mental powers weakened; is anxious and easily frightened; fearful about her disease.


      Sensation, as if something were loose in the head. General headache from walking in the open air. Frontal pains, extending into the eyes and root of the nose. Hair becomes very dry; falls out.


      Swelling, like a sac, between the brows and lids. Muscular weakness, with sticking pains, floating spots. A feeling of coldness in the lids.


      Purulent discharge from the ears. Loss of hearing.


      Stoppage. Burning within the nostrils, which are scabby, with ulcerative pain.

Clinical. Nasal catarrh, rather dry, sometimes with fetid discharge and obstruction. Recurring nose-bleed on washing the face in the morning.


      Yellowish, puffy, haggard.


      Toothache only when eating. Tearing pain in the teeth, extending into the jaws. Painful pimples on the tip of the tongue, and on the interior of the mouth. General dryness, without thirst. Mouth slimy, bad taste. Salivation.


      Collection of tough mucus on the back of the throat; a little is loosened by much hawking. Sharp pains like splinters. Swallowing difficult on account of weakness of the muscles of the oesophagus.


      Longing for sugar or acids. Aversion to meat. Acid eructations. Sharp, stinging pains, with external sensitiveness. Stomach feels full of water, swollen and heavy. Burning acidity rises with spasmodic constriction.


      Distention, after eating, even a little. Cutting pains in the abdomen. Sharp pains in the hepatic region; general thirst, also heaviness and heat. Cutting and dragging in the lower abdomen, with a feeling of weight. Coldness, and a feeling of inactivity in the bowels.

Rectum and Stool

      Burning and sore pain in the anus, as though haemorrhoids would protrude. Sticking and cutting pain, burning, itching, etc., in the anus. Stool seems insufficient not always hard. Constipation, with difficult and slow evacuation, as from loss of power of the intestines.

Urinary Organs

      Urging in the bladder, but has to wait for the stool and flow of urine. Frequent micturition at night, but urine flows only after long pressure.

Sexual Organs, Female

      Menstruation early, profuse, prolonged. Leucorrhoea, with pains in the back and bearing-down pains in the abdomen.

Clinical. Puerperal inflammations, with sharp, cutting pains, weakness, etc. Ineffectual labor pains; uterine atony.

Respiratory Organs

      Hoarseness and loss of voice. Cough at 3 to 4 A. M., dry, ticking, suffocative, caused by dryness of the larynx. Expectoration scanty, of small round lumps of mucus. Dyspnoea, as if no air could get into the chest. Sharp, sticking pains through the sides of the chest on deep breathing, in the evening after lying down; the cutting pains extend into the left hypochondrium. Sore pains in the chest, (<) talking, breathing or lifting anything heavy.

Clinical. Diseases of the lungs, especially chronic, always aggravated in cold, dry air, with sharp sticking pains in the chest, etc.

Heart and Pulse

      Weak heart, with feeble pulse; palpitation on the slightest effort.

Neck and Back

      Neck stiff. Glands swollen. Bruised and tearing pains in the back, especially in the lumbar muscles or region of the kidneys. A feeling of stiffness between the scapulae. Lumbago, with sharp, lancinating pains, extending up and down the back as if broken.


      Sharp sticking pains, with uneasiness in bed. Heaviness of the limbs; can scarcely raise his feet. The arms fall asleep in cold weather and after much effort. Arms fell powerless in the morning in bed. Drawing pains, extending down the thighs at night, when standing and after sitting down. Cramps in the calves. Jerking, tearing and drawing pains from the hands to the feet. The legs are restless at night in bed. Legs feel heavy; walking is difficult; they fall asleep.


      Sleepiness during the forepart of the day and during the day. Sleepless after 1 or 2 A. M.


      Fever, with surging or blood or throbbing in the blood vessels. General tendency to shivering and coldness and lack of heat. General inability to sweat, though rarely there is partial sweat at night.

TF Allen
Dr. Timothy Field Allen, M.D. ( 1837 - 1902)

Born in 1837in Westminster, Vermont. . He was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy
Dr. Allen compiled the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica over the course of 10 years.
In 1881 Allen published A Critical Revision of the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica.