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Hepar Sulphuris Calcareum

Hahnemann's Calcium Sulphide, Hepar, Hepar sulph, Hepar Sulfuris Calcareum, Hepar sulfur

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HPUS label indication: Croupiness

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.

Below are the strongest indications of Hep Sulph Calc in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

Materia Medica Sources
H.C. Allen - no Hepar Sulphuris Calcareum
T.F. AllenBoenninghausenBoerickeBogerClarkeHahnemannHering  
Kent Lectures - no Hepar Sulphuris Calcareum
Kent New remedies - no Hepar Sulphuris Calcareum
Reversed & reworded Kent repertory  
Morrel - no Hepar Sulphuris Calcareum
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First to 200th. The higher potencies may abort suppuration, the lower promote it. If it is necessary to hasten it, give 2X.

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WORSE, from dry cold winds; cool air; slightest draft; from Mercury, touch; lying on painful side.


BETTER, in damp weather, from wrapping head up, from warmth, after eating.

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Antidotes: Bellad.; Cham.; Sil.
Compare: Acon.; Spongia; Staphis.; Silica; Sulph.; Calc. Sulph.; myristica. Hepar Sulphuris Calcareum antidotes bad effects from Mercury, Iodine, Potash, Cod-liver Oil. Removes the weakening effects of Ether.

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Anguish in the evening and night, with thoughts of suicide

The slightest cause irritates him

Dejected and sad


Hasty speech.

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anguish

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome); so that he could have stabbed anyone

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome); violent

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; impatience; impetuous

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium); violent, intense feeling; from pain

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); before coughing

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); during coughing

Hurry; while eating

Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; on falling asleep

Memory; weakness of memory

Talking, conversation; contradicts people

Talking, conversation; speech; hasty

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Vertigo and headache, when shaking the head or riding

Boring pain in the right temple and in root of nose every morning

Scalp sensitive and sore

Humid scald-head itching and burning

Cold sweat on head.

Pain, headache; with catarrh

Pain, headache; with running or blocked nose; blowing nose

Pain, headache; from poisoning; mercury

Pain, headache; cold weather

Pain, headache; cold weather; dry

Pain, headache; from exposure to wind; cold wind

Pain, headache; wrapping up head

Pain, headache; bones

Pain, headache; in forehead

Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; forehead; above nose

Pain, headache; piercing, stabbing (see cutting); as from a nail; sides

Pain, headache; as from a plug, peg or wedge (see nail); sides

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); sides

Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; eczema

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; moist

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; painful

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; pimples

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; extremely sensitive

Sensitive; head sensitive to cold air

Uncovering head

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Ulcers on cornea

Iritis, with pus in anterior chamber; purulent conjunctivitis, with marked chemosis, profuse discharge, great sensitiveness to touch and air

Eyes and lids red and inflamed

Pain in the eyes, as if pulled back into the head

Boring pain in upper bones of the orbits

Eyeballs sore to touch

Objects appear red and too large

Vision obscured by reading; field reduced one-half

Bright circles before eyes


Lids; out-breaks on skin

Lids; out-breaks on skin; pimples

Discharges of mucus or pus; from out-breaks on skin

Inflammation; glandular swellings

Inflammation; wounds; iris; with pus in front of iris

Pain; cold air

Pain; touch

Pain; warmth

Pain; sore, bruised, tender

Skin around eyes (see face); out-breaks on skin; pimples



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Scurfs on and behind the ears

Discharge of fetid pus from the ears

Whizzing and throbbing in ears, with hardness of hearing

Deafness after scarlet fever

Pustules in auditory canal and auricle


Discharges from ear

Discharges from ear; pus

Discharges from ear; pus; from middle ear

Discharges from ear; after poisoning by mercury

Inflammation; inside

Inflammation; media

Itching; in ear


Pain; cold applications

Pain; warmth of bed and wrapping up

Pain; inside (in ear canal)

Skin; abscess; in ear canal


Lost, deafness

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Sore, ulcerated

Soreness of nostrils, with catarrhal troubles

Sneezes every time he goes into a cold, dry wind, with running from nose, later, thick, offensive discharge

Stopped up every time he goes out into cold air

Smell like old cheese


(Hepar Sulphuris Calcareum 1x will often start secretions and profuse drainage in stuffy colds.)


Catarrh; post nasal (see discharge)

Discharge from nose; blood

Discharge from nose; offensive smelling

Discharge from nose; offensive smelling; from ulcer or disease of nasal bones

Discharge from nose; offensive smelling; from ulcer or disease of nasal bones; syphilitic

Discharge from nose; containing pus

Discharge from nose; yellow

Inflammation; bones


Pain; extending to other parts; eyes

Pain; bones

Pain; root

Pain; sore, bruised; ridge of nose

Running or blocked nose (coryza)

Skin or lining of nose; abscess

Smell; lost sense of smell

Sneezing; from uncovering

Sneezing; from uncovering; hands


Swelling; bones

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Yellowish complexion

Middle of lower lip cracked

Vesicular erysipelas, with pricking in parts

Neuralgia of right side, extending in streak into temple, ear, alae, and lip

Pains in bones of face, especially when being touched

Ulcers in corners of mouth

Shooting in jaw on opening mouth.



Heat; evening

Heat; night

Inflammation; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe); suppurating (producing pus)

Pain; after poisoning by mercury

Pain; touch

Pain; warmth

Pain; in dry, cold wind

Skin; discoloration; red; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)

Skin; out-breaks on skin; acne

Skin; out-breaks on skin; acne; forehead

Skin; out-breaks on skin; eczema

Skin; ulcers; sensitive to air


Swelling; hard

Swelling; glands in general

Swelling; lips; upper

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Gums and mouth painful to touch and bleed readily.


Bleeding; easily

Bleeding; gums; easily

Growths, blisters, swellings; pus-filled pimples; tongue

Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; syphilitic

Pain; gums; when touched

Sensitive; to touch

Teeth; abscess of roots

Teeth; pain

Teeth; pain; from cold; from cold drinks

Teeth; pain; winter

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Abscesses; suppurating glands are very sensitive

PAPULES prone to suppurate and extend

Acne in youth

Suppurate with prickly pain

Easily bleed

Angioneurotic oedema

Unhealthy skin; every little injury suppurates

Chapped skin, with Deep cracks on hands and feet

Ulcers, with bloody suppuration, smelling like old cheese

Ulcers very sensitive to contact, burning, stinging, easily bleeding

Sweats day and night without relief

"Cold-sores" Very sensitive

Cannot bear to be uncovered; Wants to be wrapped up warmly

Sticking or pricking in afflicted parts

Putrid ulcers, Surrounded by little pimples

Great sensitiveness to slightest touch

Chronic and recurring urticaria


Herpes circinatus

Constant offensive exhalation from the body.


Abnormal growths; ulcers

Abnormal growths; ulcers; bleeding

Abnormal growths; ulcers; bleeding; when touched

Abnormal growths; ulcers; bruised with pain

Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; bloody

Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; offensive

Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; offensive; putrid

Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; sour smelling

Abnormal growths; ulcers; foul

Abnormal growths; ulcers; inflamed

Abnormal growths; ulcers; itching

Abnormal growths; ulcers; itching; around about

Abnormal growths; ulcers; coming and going quickly

Abnormal growths; ulcers; red with red circle

Abnormal growths; ulcers; like sarcoma

Abnormal growths; ulcers; sensitive

Abnormal growths; ulcers; sensitive; margins

Abnormal growths; ulcers; smarting

Abnormal growths; ulcers; generating pus

Abnormal growths; ulcers; unhealthy

Abnormal growths; warts; stitching, sudden, sharp pain in warts


Out-breaks on skin; boils

Out-breaks on skin; eczema

Out-breaks on skin; pimples; sensitive to touch

Out-breaks on skin; sensitive (see sore)

Out-breaks on skin; smarting

Out-breaks on skin; like nettle rash

Pain; pain as from splinter


Becomes sore when lying down; feeling

Generally unhealthy

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When swallowing, sensation as if a plug and Of a splinter in throat

Quinsy, With impending suppuration

Stitches in throat extending to the ear when swallowing

Hawking up of mucus.


Croup; after exposure to cold dry air

Croup; recurrent

Sensation of something in throat; bone (see pain, as of a splinter)

Hawks often


Inflammation; follicular

Inflammation; after poisoning by mercury

Inflammation; tonsils

Inflammation; larynx

Irritation; from cold air

Irritation; larynx

Mucus; trachea (wind pipe)

Pain; on becoming cold

Pain; swallowing; on swallowing

Pain; warmth; warm drinks

Pain; larynx; cold air

Pain; larynx; on coughing; grasps the larynx

Pain; rawness; larynx; when breathing in

Pain; as from a splinter

Pain; as from a splinter; on swallowing

Pain; as from a splinter; extending to ear; on yawning

Pain; as from a splinter; extending to ear; on turning head

Pain; sudden, sharp

Pain; sudden, sharp; on swallowing

Pain; sudden, sharp; extending to ear


Sensitive; larynx; to cold air

Sounds; rattling trachea (wind pipe, see respiration)

Tonsils suppurating (producing pus)


Swelling; tonsils

Tickling in the air passages; larynx


Voice; hoarseness

Voice; weak

External throat; abscess

External throat; uncovering throat

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Inflammation; bronchial tubes (bronchitis)

Inflammation; lungs

Inflammation; breast

Lungs; abscess

Lungs; emphysema

Lungs; tuberculosis

Lungs; tuberculosis; early stages

Lungs; tuberculosis; full of mucus

Pain; sore, bruised

Perspiration; arm pit; offensive

Skin; abscess; arm pit

Skin; abscess; breast

Skin; out-breaks on skin; arm pit; boils

Skin; ulcer; breast; stinging, burning, odour of old cheese

Swelling; arm pit glands

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Evening; in bed

Evening; until midnight

Night; closing eyes at night excites cough

In cold air

In dry air; cold, dry air

In open air; in the wind

In open air; in the wind; in cold wind

In open air; in the wind; in dry wind

In open air; in the wind; wind from east

In open air; in the wind; wind from north

In open air; in the wind; wind from west


On becoming cold

On becoming cold; arm or hand

On becoming cold; other single part

On becoming cold; uncovering

On becoming cold; uncovering; hands


Dry cough; evening

Dry cough; evening; loose in morning

Dry cough; night

Hacking cough; after dinner


Hoarse; evening; until midnight

Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages; in larynx

Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); scraping; from larynx

Loose; morning

Comes on suddenly


Suffocating; night


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Daytime only






Thick; and sticky


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Loses voice and coughs when exposed to dry, cold wind

Hoarseness, with loss of voice

Cough troublesome when walking

Dry, hoarse cough

Cough excited Whenever any part of the body gets cold or uncovered, or from eating anything cold

Croup with loose, rattling cough; worse in morning

Choking cough

Rattling, croaking cough; suffocative attacks; has to rise up and bend head backwards

Anxious, wheezing, moist breathing, asthma worse in dry cold air; better in damp

Palpitation of heart.


Difficult (dyspnea)


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Perspiration; night; after midnight

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Stomach; Longing for acids, wine, and strong-tasting food

Aversion to fat food

Frequent eructations, without taste or smell

Distention of stomach, compelling one to loosen the clothing

Burning in stomach

Heaviness and pressure in stomach after a slight meal.

Stitching in region of liver when walking, coughing, breathing, or touching it ( Bry.; Merc.) Hepatitis, hepatic abscess; abdomen distended, tense; chronic abdominal affections.

Abscess; in groin region

Abscess; in liver

Inflammation; lymph node

Inflammation; lymph node; generating pus

Skin; pus, groin glands

Swelling; groin region; glands


Bladder; urination; dribbling (by drops); involuntary; urine drops out at right angles

Bladder; urination; dribbling (by drops); involuntary; after urinating

Bladder; urination; feeble stream (slow)

Bladder; urination; incomplete (see unsatisfactory)

Bladder; urination; delayed, difficult; must wait for urine to start

Bladder; urination; delayed, difficult; must press; a long time before able to start

Bladder; urination; delayed, difficult; must press; morning

Bladder; urination; unsatisfactory (see incomplete and fullness, after urinating)

Bladder; urination; weakness

Stomach; desires, cravings; sour, acids, etc.

Stomach; desires, cravings; vinegar

Stomach; indigestion

Stomach; pain; on blowing nose

Stomach; retching; with cough

Stomach; vomiting; morning

Stomach; vomiting; on coughing

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Constipation; difficult stool; soft stool

Constipation; inactivity of rectum

Diarrhoea; painless


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Clay-colored and soft

SOUR, white, undigested, FETID

Loss of power to expel even a soft stool.

Odour; like rotten cheese

Odour; sour


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Voided slowly, without force - drops vertically, bladder weak

Seems as if some always remained

Greasy pellicle on urine

Bladder difficulties of old men ( Phos.; Sulph.; Copaiva)

Strong and sharp (acrid)

Bloody; last part of urine

Bloody; after urinating, blood flows from urethra (urinary part of genitals)

Burning (includes hot)


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Male; Herpes, sensitive, bleed easily

Ulcers externally on prepuce similar to chancre ( Nit

acid.) Excitement and emission without amorous fancies

Itching of glans, frenum, and scrotum

Suppurating inguinal glands

Fig warts of offensive odor

Humid soreness on genitals and between scrotum and thigh

Does not get well."

Female; Discharge of blood from uterus

Itching of pudenda and nipples, worse during menses

Menses late and scanty

Abscesses of labiae with great sensitiveness

Extremely offensive leucorrhoea

Smells like old cheese ( Sanicula.) Profuse perspiration at the climacteric

(TILIA; Jaborandi.)

Male; wart-like growth

Male; out-breaks on skin; moist

Male; out-breaks on skin; scrotum

Male; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)

Male; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); scrotum

Male; testes and scrotum (balls); moisture, scrotum; between scrotum and thighs

Male; ulcers; penis; rapidly appearing, syphilitic

Female; vaginal discharge; offensive smelling; like old cheese

Urethra (urinary part of genitals); haemorrhage; after urinating

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Extremities, limbs

Finger-joints swollen; tendency to easy dislocation

Nail of great toe painful on slight pressure.

Coldness; lower limbs; foot; daytime

Cramps; calf

Hands and feet; chapped hand (see roughness)

Pain; rheumatic; poisoning by mercury

Pain; shoulder; on becoming cold

Pain; shoulder; external warmth

Pain; fingers; warmth

Pain; buttocks; while sitting

Pain; hip

Pain; foot; rheumatic

Pain; pulling; lower limbs

Pain; sore, bruised; upper arm; in bone

Pain; sore, bruised; foot; sole; while walking

Pain; tearing; shoulder; becoming cold

Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; lower limbs

Skin; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between thighs

Skin; felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); whitlow, foot rot

Skin; felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); currently generating pus

Skin; felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); every winter

Skin; out-break on skin; boils

Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; boils

Skin; roughness; hand (see chapped)

Swollen; joints

Swollen; knee


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Sleep and dreams

Dreams; fire

Sleeplessness, insomnia

Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; after midnight

Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; from thoughts; from activity of mind

Waking; frequent

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Fever and chill

Chilly in open air or from Slightest draft

Dry heat at night

Profuse sweat; sour, sticky, offensive.



In the open air

In bed

In bed; putting hand out of bed

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)


Shaking, shivering, rigors

Shaking, shivering, rigors; on putting hand out of bed

At certain time of day or night; from 6 p.m.

At certain time of day or night; from 6 p.m.; until 5 a.m.

At certain time of day or night; from 7 p.m.

When uncovering, undressing

Alternating with chills

Catarrh with fever

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Daytime; day and night without relief


Evening; lasting all night


Night; lasting all night without relief


Cold; after the slightest exertion of body, or mind

From coughing

Mental exertion


On movement

Odour; fetid

Odour; offensive

Odour; sour

Odour; sour; night


Profuse; night

Profuse; day and night without relief

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Injuries and accidents

Injuries in general

Poisoning; poisoning by mercury

Wounds; slow to heal

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Abscesses; glands

Open air

Dry weather

Lying down; lying on side; on painful side

Pain; sore, bruised; externally

Pain; sore, bruised; bones

Pain; sensation of splinters


Sensitive; internally

Sensitive; to pain

During sleep

Swelling; glands

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); becoming cold; hand out of bed

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold in general

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold air

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); from becoming cold

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); after becoming cold

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); having a cold part of body

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold, dry weather

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); tendency to catch cold

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warm bed

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warm heater


Touching cold things


Uncovering; single part

On waking

Warm bed

Warm heater

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

From wind; cold wind

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