AMMONIUM CARBONICUM signs and symptoms from the Characteristic Materia Medica by William Burt of the homeopathic medicine AMMONIUM CARBONICUM…


Its action is mostly spent upon the ganglionic nervous system, through this it especially affects the blood, and the secretion of the mucous membranes. By its specific action upon the solar plexus, it rouses into augmented activity, temporarily, the heart, stomach and lungs. Under its influence the activity of nearly every organ in the body is for a short time increased.

Thus we have an increase of perspiration, of urine, of mucous secretions, and a temporary increase of muscular power.

It has a wonderful power to produce liquefaction of the blood, dissolving the blood corpuscles, producing hemorrhages and great exhaustion.

This remedy is especially suited to weak and nervous persons, a lymphatic or venous temperament.


The moment he falls asleep he is aroused again for want of breath.

Night-mare; face pale, with perspiration.

Nose obstructed and bleed from washing the face.

Vast hemorrhages from the bowels.

Tendency to gangrenous ulceration.

Menses composed of clots; premature and abundant.

Diarrhoea and vomiting during menstruation.-.

At every menstrual period discharges blood from the bowels.

Cholera-like symptoms at the commencement of menstruation.– HELBIG.

Extreme debility during menstruation; she must lie down.

Incessant cough, excited by a sensation as of down in the larynx, from 3 to 4 A.M.-.

Dyspnoea from retrocession of an eruption.

Especially suited to scurvy and anaemic diseases.

Affects the right side of the body more than the left.

Women who are always delicate and must have their smelling bottle continually at hand. This medicine is particularly suited to such.

Worse evenings and in wet weather.

William Burt
William H. Burt, MD
Characteristic materia medica Published 1873
Physiological materia medica, containing all that is known of the physiological action of our remedies; together with their characteristic indications and pharmacology. Published 1881