Homeopathic Kali carb

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Kali carb or kali carbonicum is a remedy used for patients inclined to obesity with weakness and a soft pulse, coldness, and general depression. It is also indicated for characteristic stitches felt in any part of the body.[1]


  • Other names: Carbonate of Potash
  • Short Form: Kali-c


The following are the main indications for Kali carbonicum.[2]

  • Anemia associated with chilliness and throbbing in the blood vessels all through the body.
  • Vertigo turning head rapidly, riding in a carriage, or from anything that decreases the supply of blood to the brain.
  • Weakness of vision following excessive sexual indulgence.
  • Asthma relieved by sitting up, bent forward, and comes on at 2 or 3 a.m.
  • Tuberculosis with constant cold taking.

Other common conditions: whooping cough, edema.


  • Triggers: drafts, atmospheric change, cold wind (triggers headache)
  • General: sweat, backache, and weakness
  • Worse: after coition, in cold weather, 2-4am, lying on left and painful side
  • Better: with motion, in warm weather
  • Psychological: principle, rigid, insecure, anxiety, hypersensitive to pain/noise/touch
  • Other symptoms: sharp and cutting, stitching pains, knife-like pain, throbbing
  • Food and drink:

Prescribing Considerations

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed based on homeopathic principles and after a detailed case taking. The prescription recommendations below are provided only as a guide. It is always recommended to consult with a naturopathic doctor or homeopathic practitioner prior to taking any homeopathic remedies, especially if your health is compromised or if your symptoms do not resolve in a timely fashion. The general recommendations for Kali carb include:[2]

  • can dose thirtieth and higher.
  • do not dose too often.
  • be cautious with cases of gout and tuberculosis


  1. Woods Fergie H. Essentials of Homeopathic Prescribing with Rapid Repertory. The Homeopathic Publishing Co. Ltd., London
  2. 2.0 2.1 Boericke W. (1997) Pocket Manual of Hemoeopathic Materia Medica and Repertory, a Chapter on Rare and Uncommon Remedies. B. Jain Publishers, India.