Hepar sulph.

Hepar sulphuris calcareum - calcium sulphide

The source of this remedy is calcium sulphide, obtained by heating together the calcareous inner layer of oyster shells with flowers of sulphur. At one time this preparation was used to antidote the effects of the many forms of physic containing mercury.

Constitutional Indications
Hepar sulph. is best suited to individuals who are overweight, flabby, pale, sluggish and rather depressed; such people tend to look as if they have been through a lot, and gratefully sink into the nearest chair.

Symptoms Alleviated

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

Sickly Body Odour
Sour Body Odour
Breaking into Cold Sweats
Sweat Smells Offensive
Profuse Sweating
Difficult, Laboured Breathing
Undressing Aggravates Symptoms
Loose Cough, with Phlegm
Cough Aggravated by Cold, Dry Wind
Cough Aggravated by Draughts
Cough Accompanied by Thirst
Heavily Infected Discharge from Eyes
Irritating, Itchy Discharge from Eyes
Copious Phlegm & Sputum
Sticky Phlegm & Sputum
Thick Phlegm & Sputum
Yellow Phlegm & Sputum
Being Carried Aggravates Symptoms
Limbs Drawn Up Alleviates Symptoms
Lying on Affected Side Aggravates Symptoms
Lying on Affected Side Alleviates Symptoms
Walking Aggravates Symptoms
Bloody Nasal Discharge
Foul-smelling Nasal Discharge
Heavily Infected Nasal Discharge
Yellowish Nasal Discharge
Splinter-like Pain
Being in Bed Alleviates Symptoms
Sensitive Skin
Symptoms Get Worse During Sleep
Sleeplessness After Midnight
Sleeplessness Due to Racing Thoughts
Touching Aggravates Symptoms
Firm Pressure Aggravates Symptoms
Feeble Stream of Urine
Hoarse Voice
Weak Voice
Vomiting Bought on by Coughing
Cold in General Aggravates Symptoms
Cold Air Aggravates Symptoms
Tendency to Catch Cold
Becoming Cold Aggravates Symptoms
Symptoms Come On After Catching Cold
Warmth of Bed Improves Symptoms
Radiant Heat Improves Symptoms
Damp Air Alleviates Symptoms
Dry Air Aggravates Symptoms
Symptoms Better in Dark
Symptoms Worse at Night
Being Out of Doors Aggravates Symptoms
Cold, Dry Weather Aggravates Symptoms
Cold Wind Aggravates Symptoms
Windy & Stormy Weather Aggravates Symptoms
Desire for Vinegar
Desire for Fatty Food
Desire for Spicy Foods
Desire for Strange Foods
Talking Very Fast

Remedies which Follow Well

Calcarea sulph.

Complementary Remedies


Antidoting Remedies

Kali iod.

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Ailments & Diseases Alleviated by Hepar sulph.

  Boils & Carbuncles
  Breast Problems
  Burns & Scalds
  Colds in Children
  Corneal Ulcer
  Cough in Children
  Croup & Stridor
  Eczema (Dermatitis)
  Eyelid Problems
  Fainting - First Aid
  Infective Arthritis
  Orbital Cellulitis
  Sebaceous Cysts (Wens)
  Tonsilitis in Children
  Vaginal & Vulval Problems

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