NATRUM MURIATICUM symptoms from Manual of the Homeopathic Practice by Charles Julius Hempel. What are the uses of the homeopathy remedy NATRUM MURIATICUM…


NATR.MUR. Common Table-Salt. See Hahnemann’s “Chronic Diseases, ” IV.


Agn., Arnica, Arsenicum, Belladonna, Calcarea, Caps, Carb-a., Car -v., Causticum Chamomilla, China, Ignatia, Kali, Lycopodium, Mercurius, Murex-ac., Natr., Nitr., Nux-v., Par., Plumb., Pulsatilla, Sabad., Sepia, Spigelia, Squil., Staphysagria, Sulphur, Viol-tric. Natr. mur is frequently suitable after Lachesis, Mercurius


Arsenicum, Camph., Nitr., spir. Camph. is a very weak antidotes again the excessive action of Natrum; frequent smelling of Spir-nit dulc. relieves the effects of Nat. much better.


Rheumatic affections with shortening of tendons. Paralytic affections. Scrofulous affections. Bad effects from loss of animal fluids, also by onanism. Bad effects from chagrin and anger. Hysteric affections, weakness, and fainting fits. Drawing with pressure in the limbs. Excessive liability to take cod, producing cough and hoarseness. Dread of the open air. Uneasiness in the body, with chilliness. All the muscles, especially those of the things the upper arms, are painful during motion, as if the flesh had been detached by blows. Cramp-like sensation in the limbs, especially in the hands, as if the parts had gone to sleep. The violent nightly pain (for instance, a boil on the back) cause a suffocative arrest of breathing, and a kind of paralysis of tone side, which deprive him of the use of his limbs on that side. Paroxysms of gnawing pressure, at times in the pit of the stomach, at times around the umbilicus, at times in the chest, in the eye evening. Violent constriction of the stomach and chest. Stitches in various places. Pain of all the limbs, as if bruised. Violent stiffness of all the joints of the body. Jerking of the limbs. Liability to strain or sprain joints. Congestion of blood to the chest, stomach, and head, with coldness of the limbs. the circulation is excited and head, motion of he body. Full and undulating pulse in the whole body, even during rest, pulse intermits a few beats. the beats of the heart intermit during the siesta. Depressed condition of mind and body, with gait appetite. After making a bodily effort, he is unable to think, and feels indifferent. Exhaustion and pains from talking. Nervous paroxysms. Heaviness. Indolence after rising in the morning. Dread of exercise. Great bodily weariness; feeling of weakness, when sitting. Weakness of he whole body, heaviness of the feet Hysteric languor. Alternate languor and lightness of the limbs. Emaciation.


The symptoms come on or are renewed or increased in a recumbent position, even in the daytime; at night she is obliged to set up in bed, in order to find relief.


Itching over the whole body. Red spots, of the size of a pin’s head, over the whole body, preceded by a feeling of heat. Rash over the whole body, with stinging sensation in the skin. Miliary eruption over the whole body. Large and red blotches, itching violently, over the whole body and on the neck. Nettle- rush, after violent exercise. As number of boils on the body. Warts in the palm of the hand. Varices.


Yawning and stretching. Great inclination to sleep in the daytime, and great weariness. Total sleeplessness at night. Restless sleep. At night: pain in the outer parts of the head. Heat in the head. Anxious feeling in the head. Stitching, thing pain in therefore part of the ahead. Violent pulsations in the head with heat of the body. Bleeding at the nose. Colic every night without diarrhoea. Micturition every night, also every hour. Burning at the rectum. Attack of asthma and palpitation of the heat, but without anxiousness. Drawing pain in the back. Stitches in the nape of the neck. Tremor of the nerves. Nightmare. Erethism of the blood or violent throbbing of the arteries, without sensation heat. Great restlessness at night, with much heat and thirst. Anxiety and heat. Talking while asleep, and restless legs dreams. Night-sleep disturbed by voluptuous dreams, pollutions, and long erections. Vexing and anxious dreams, also with weeping. Frightful dreams of murder, fire.


Chilly, the whole day. Cold hands and feet. Constant chilliness, and want of animal heat. Frequent internal chilliness. Chill in the evening, when in bed. Shuddering, with feeling of goose-flesh. Shuddering and chilliness in the back, without list. Chills and shuddering, with great inclination to sleep, even in the day time. Fever shortly before dinner. Fever with headache. Violent chilliness in the evening, followed by profuse seat over the whole body. Fever in the afternoon, chilliness and coldness, with much thirst, without subsequent heat. Fever and ague, particularly with bone-pains, pains in the back, yellow, livid complexion, headache, great debility, bitterness in the mouth, ulceration of the corners of the mouth, loose of appetite, pressure in the pit of the stomach, without painful sensitiveness to contact, quotidian or tertian type, the fever generally setting in towards morning, with chilliness followed by heat and thirst. Intermittent, fever, with from abuse of cinchona. Before the fever: (chilliness) languor or headache. Drying the chilliness; shortness of breath, yawning and drowsiness, thirst or thirstlessness. During the heat; thirst, and a good deal of violent headache. Typhoid fevers, particularly with debility, dryness of the tongue and great thirst. Heat after the siesta, followed by shuddering until evening. Heat in the evening with thrills of coldness and shuddering over the back, without thirst. Flashes of heat and slight sweat. Much sweat in the daytime, when walking, Profuse sweat breaks out easily, during motion, although there every chilly Profuse night-sweat. Profuse sweat, for several mornings, also having a sourish smell.


Sad, desponding (after nettle-rash) Melancholy. Dejection of spirits. Desire to weep, with anxiety. Hypochondriac, tired of life. Apprehensive for the future. Sudden anxiety and palpitation of the natr. Joyless. Lazy, no disposition to work. Harridans. Great excitation, followed by going to sleep and deadness of the limbs. Great tendency to start. Very much out of humor, peevish, and taciturn. Passionate vehemence.


Imbecility and absence of thought, with drowsiness. Difficulty of thinking. Absence of mind. Awkward. Weak memory. Loss of memory. Dullness of the head. Emptiness of the head, with anguish. Weakness of the head. Weariness of the head from mental labor. Reeling sensation, producing obscuration of sight, then stooping. Everything before her turned in a circle when walking.


Headache when turning the body. Headache from sneezing and coughing. headache, when making violent bodily exertion. Headache, early in the morning when in bed, going off after walking. Heaviness of the head, in the morning after walking, with giddiness and dullness. Gait heaviness of the head especially when talking or reflecting. Heaviness and aching in the in the forehead, above both eyes. Dull stupefying heads the, early in the morning after walking, until noon. Dull headache, almost constantly, also with dizziness. Dull pressing in the forehead, with gloominess. Headache with nausea. Oppressive headache. Pressure above the eye and in the temple, with dullness the head. Pressure in the occiput. Aching in the forehead, and on the vertex. Hard pressure in the forehead and the temporal bones, when walking in the open air. Pressure, and pushing headache, in the forehead. Pushing pain, as if the head would burst. Compression of the brain on both sides, with heaviness of the head. Contractive pain in the whole brain. Fullness in the head, pressing the eyes out. Fine drawing and beating in the forehead, to and from, early in the morning when rising. Stitches in the head. Stabbings in the occiput, as with knives. Stitching pain above the eyes. Fine painful stitches in the parietal bone and forehead. Dull stitching pain in the parietal bone, evening. Lacerating stitches in the whole head. Boring pain in the side of he head and occiput. Throbbing pain in the forehead. Violent throbbing headache, wish heat in the head and face, nausea, with vomiting. Hammering and beating in the head particularly when moving. Congestion of blood to the head, with sweat of the forehead. Soreness of the head when touching it, as if the hair were sore. Sensation as if a cord were tied round the head. Itching of the hairy scalp and nape of the neck. Itching erection on the hairy border of the nape of the neck, and the temples. Scruff on the head. Pimples on the forehead. Falling off of the hair of lying-in women.


Sensation as if sand were in the eyes. Tension in the eyes. Painful pressure in the eye-lids. Stitches in the canthi. Boring pain in the eye. Pain as from excoriation in the eyes. Violent burning of the eyes in the evening. Redness and inflammation of the white of the eye, with sensation as if the eye-balls were too large and pressed. Continued ulceration and great redness of the lower eye-lids. Lachrymation in the open air. Acrid tears in the eyes, early in the morning rendering the canthi red and sore. Viscous matters in the outer canthus. Agglutination of the eye in the morning. Dry feeling in the eyes, as after long weeping. Violent sense as of twitching of the eyes. Spasmodic closing of the eye-lids. Dim-sightedness in the morning. Dimness and obscuration of sight. Gauze before the eyes. Letters and sewing stitches become blurred when looking at them. Objects are seen as through feathers, particularly white objects. Vanishing of sight. Only one-half of the objects is visible, the other dark. Short-sightedness. Diplopia. Sensation as of rain before her eyes. Long-sighted. Incipient amaurosis. Black points before her eyes, and streaks of sight. A small fiery point before her eyes, which remains wherever she looks. She sees a fiery zig-zag appearance around al things. A number of light and dark point before her eyes.

Charles Julius Hempel
Charles Julius Hempel (5 September 1811 Solingen, Prussia - 25 September 1879 Grand Rapids, Michigan) was a German-born translator and homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. While attending medical lectures at the University of New York, where he graduated in 1845, he became associated with several eminent homeopathic practitioners, and soon after his graduation he began to translate some of the more important works relating to homeopathy. He was appointed professor of materia medica and therapeutics in the Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia in 1857.