Natrum phosphoricum

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Natrum phosphoricum is one of the key remedies for grief and depression. A keynote of this remedy is the tendency for nocturnal seminal discharges.


  • Mineral: Phosphate of sodium
  • Short Form: Nat-p


The following are the main indications for Natrum phosphoricum.[1], [2]

  • Headache during a storm. Feels dull in the morning, full feeling and throbbing.
  • Asthma worse in the evening and worse with exertion
  • Urogenital nocturnal seminal emissions

Other common conditions: Dupuytren's contracture, rheumatism, gout, jaundice

Tissue Salts

  • As a tissue salt, Natrum phosphoricum is used in chronic catarrh, yellowish acid diarrhea, acidic eructation, jaundice, diabetes, renal lithiasis, and nephritis.
  • Natrum phosphoricum is known as Tissue salt #9


  • Triggers: Sugar, milk, fat food, bitter foods, thunderstorms
  • General: Aggravation from thunderstorms, palpitations, headaches, symptoms develop during a period of seminal discharges
  • Worse: Sugar, milk, mental exertion. Thunderstorm. Gaslight. Coition. Walking upstairs. Bitter foods. Fat food.
  • Better: Cold
  • Psychological: Fears dark, storms, insects, death and illness, mental dullness after seminal emissions, clairvoyance; clairvoyant dreams
  • Other symptoms: Yellow coating of tongue, base of tongue, or the throat, sour eructations and taste, sour vomiting, sexual dreams
  • Food and drink: Craves egg, fried eggs, salt, spicy, fish, ice cream, beer, aversion to bread and butter

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 Aconite include:[3]


  1. Hershoff Asa 1999 Homeopathic Remedies: a quick and easy guide to common disorders and their homeopathic treatments Avery Publishing Group, New York
  2. Ullman Robert, Reichenberg-Ullman Judyth 1997 Homeopathic Self-Care, the quick and easy guide for the whole family. Prima Publishing
  3. Boericke W. 1997 Pocket Manual of Hemoeopathic Materia Medica and Repertory, a Chapter on Rare and Uncommon Remedies. B. Jain Publishers, India.