Homeopathic Kali bichromium

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Homeopathic Kali bichromium has an affinity for the mucous membranes of the stomach, bowels, and air passages.[1]


  • Other names: Potassium bichromate
  • Short Form: Kali-bi


The following are the main indications for Kali bichromicum.[1]

  • Affections of any mucous membrane with discharges of tough, stringy, adherent mucous, which can characteristically be drawn out into long strings. Also associated with ulcerations of the mucous membranes which are deep, with punched-out edges

Other common conditions: sore throat, migraines


  • Triggers: change to hot weather
  • General: jelly-like mucous on mucous membranes, pains in small spots which shift quickly from place to place, catarrh of any part, discharge is thick, ropy and greenish-yellow in colour, blindness before headache
  • Worse: in the morning, chilly, undressing
  • Better: with warm drinks, with heat, with eating
  • Psychological: sad or gloomy, mistrusting, irritable, absentminded
  • Other symptoms: migratory pains, erratic or wandering pains
  • Food and drink: worse with beer

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 bichromicum include:[1]

  • often repeated frequently in acute doses
  • prescribed based on the susceptibility of the person


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Boericke W. (1997) Pocket Manual of Hemoeopathic Materia Medica and Repertory, a Chapter on Rare and Uncommon Remedies. B. Jain Publishers, India.