Calcium carbonicum - calcium carbonate from middle layer of oyster shells

The source of this remedy is calcium carbonate derived from oyster shells. Calcium is essential for healthy bones and for the proper functioning of nerves and muscles.

Constitutional Indications
Adults who respond well to Calcarea are usually fair, flabby and overweight, and have a cold, clammy handshake. Children who respond well tend to be tubby and clumsy, with a chalky pale complexion, coarse skin and coarse, curly hair; they are also prone to head sweats at night. Calcarea types are among the few mortals who actually feel better when they are constipated.

Symptoms Alleviated

The symptoms listed below are alleviated by Calcarea. Click on a symptom to find other remedies which alleviate that particular symptom:

Increase in Appetite
Lack of Appetite
Lack of Appetite Accompanied by Thirst
Ravenous Appetite
Profuse Sweating
Intolerance of Clothing
Wanting to Loosen Clothing
Pale Complexion
Yellow Complexion
Coughing Aggravates Symptoms
Heavily Infected Discharge from Eyes
Mucus or Pus in Discharges from Eyes
Copious Phlegm & Sputum
Foul-smelling Phlegm & Sputum
Greenish Phlegm & Sputum
Heavily Infected Phlegm & Sputum
Yellow Phlegm & Sputum
Symptoms Worse After Eating
Eating to Satiety Aggravates Symptoms
Old-looking Facial Expression
Hard Faeces
Pale-coloured Faeces
Faeces Containing Undigested Food
Watery Faeces
Symptoms Worse on Right Side
Bending Backwards Alleviates Symptoms
Upward Movement Aggravates Symptoms
Lifting Things Aggravates Symptoms
Limbs Drawn Up Alleviates Symptoms
Limbs Hanging Down Aggravates Symptoms
Raising Limbs Alleviates Symptoms
Lying on Back Alleviates Symptoms
Lying on Affected Side Alleviates Symptoms
Symptoms Worse Before Periods
Pale Lips
Sore, Cracked Lips
Tongue Feels Dry
Tongue White & Coated
Foul-smelling Nasal Discharge
Heavily Infected Nasal Discharge
Yellowish Nasal Discharge
Cutting Pain - External
Cutting Pain - Internal
Sudden Cramping Pain - External
Pressing, Persistent Pain - Internal
Stitch-like Pain - External
Intercourse Aggravates Symptoms
Cracking Skin
Skin Cracks After Washing
Skin Cracks in Winter
Dry Skin
Itchiness Relieved by Scratching
Pale Skin
Symptoms Worse Before Sleeping
Sleeplessness Before Midnight
Sleeplessness Due to Racing Thoughts
Unusual Sleepiness in Morning
Unusual Sleepiness After Meals
Unusual Sleepiness After Evening Meal
Touching Alleviates Symptoms
Rubbing Alleviates Symptoms
Dark Urine
Strong- or Offensive-smelling Urine
Urinating Very Frequently
Burning, Scalding Vaginal Discarge
Profuse Vaginal Discarge
Thick Vaginal Discarge
Yellowish Vaginal Discarge
Vaginal Discharge More Marked Before Periods
Hoarse Voice
Vomit Tastes Sour
Symptoms Aggravated by Washing or Bathing
Wet Applications Aggravates Symptoms
Getting Wet Aggravates Symptoms
Cold Air Aggravates Symptoms
Tendency to Catch Cold
Symptoms Come On After Catching Cold
Draughts Aggravates Symptoms
Dry Air Alleviates Symptoms
Light Aggravates Symptoms
Symptoms Better in Dark
Symptoms Worse in Morning
Symptoms Worse in Evening
Symptoms Worse at Night
Full Moon Aggravates Symptoms
New Moon Aggravates Symptoms
Waxing Moon Aggravates Symptoms
Dislike of Open Air
Cold, Wet Weather Aggravates Symptoms
Wet Weather Aggravates Symptoms
Snow Aggravates Symptoms
Symptoms Worse Before Thunderstorm
Aversion to Coffee
Beans, Peas & Other Pulses Aggravate Symptoms
Milk Aggravates Symptoms
Aversion to Meat
Desire for Strange Foods
Desire for Eggs
Desire for Ice Cream
Desire for Milk
Aversion to Tobacco
Dullness, Sluggishness, Difficulty Understanding
Excessive Pride
Restlessness, Nervousness
Upset by Bad News
Increased Libido

Complementary Remedies

Rhus tox.

Antidoting Remedies

Nitric ac.
Nux vom.

Incompatible / Inimical Remedies


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Ailments & Diseases Alleviated by Calcarea

  Bladder Stones (Vesical Calculi)
  Body Odour
  Breast Problems
  Breast-Feeding Problems
  Candidiasis (Thrush, Candida)
  Cervical Problems
  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  Constipation in Children
  Cracks & Fissures
  Delayed Puberty
  Eyelid Problems
  Glandular Fever (Infectious Mononucleosis)
  Glue Ear in Children
  Growing Pains
  Growth Disorders
  Insecurity in Children
  Masturbation Worries
  Memory Loss
  Menstrual Problems
  Nappy Rash
  Nasal Polyps
  Perspiration Problems
  Post Delivery Problems
  Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  Salivary Disorders
  School Phobia
  Sleep Problems in Children
  Thrush (Candidiasis, Candida)
  Tooth Decay (Caries)
  Tuberculosis (TB)
  Umbilical Hernia
  Vaginal & Vulval Problems
  Vomiting in Infants
  Weight Problems & Eating Disorders
  Wisdom Teeth Problems

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