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Magnesia Phosphorica - General symptoms - Clarke

Phosphate Of Magnesia, Mag Phos, Mag. Phos, Schuessler Tissue Salt, Cell Salts, Tissue Salts, Biochemic Tissue / Cell Salt Number # 8 / Eight, Magnesium phosphorica, Magnesium Phosphoricum, Magnesium Phos, Magnesia Phos, Mag-p.

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HPUS indication of Magnesia Phosphorica: Cramps
Common symptoms: Cramps, Colic, Dry Cough.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Magnesia Phosphorica in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.

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Phosphate of Magnesia, Hydric magnesia phosphate. (MgHPO47H2O.) Trituration.

shooting like lightning, or boring.

often combined with or alternating with a sensation of constriction.

at times wandering. amel. by warmth.

amel. by pressure. agg. by light touch. It will cure Headache, toothache, pains in limbs when of this kind.

also cramps in stomach, pains in abdomen usually radiating from umbilical region, amel. by hot drinks, by bending double, by pressing on abdomen with the hand, sometimes accompanied with watery diarrhoea. Spasms of various kinds.

Magnesia Phosphorica sketch of Schüssler's is confirmed in every point by Allen's proving, and by the clinical use of Magnesia Phosphorica Mag. p. in the highest attenuations. Moreover, there is a very strong family resemblance between these features and those of Mag. c. and Magnesia Muriatica Mag. m. But it is only right to say that Schüssler arrived at them by a way of his own, which shows that there are other means besides provings of finding the keynote symptoms of remedies. Allen adds to the above that the pains rapidly change place.

that cramping is the most characteristic type of the Magnesia Phosphorica Mag. p. pains. Dread of cold air.

of uncovering. of touching the affected part.

of moving. of cold washing. It is best adapted to thin, emaciated persons of a highly nervous organisation, of dark complexion.

to affections on the right side of the body.

to complaints from standing in cold water.

complaints of dentition.

headaches of school children.

professional neuroses (e.g., writer's cramp).

after-effect of catheterism. Nash says Magnesia Phosphorica Mag. p. is in the first rank as a pain remedy, and it has all kinds of pain (though cramping pain is the most characteristic) except burning pain, and this distinguishes it from Arsenicum Album Ars., since both have amel. from heat. Allen's proving brought out canker sores in mouth, sore lips, and cracked lips. A patient of mine who suffered intensely from cracks at the corners of the lips found nothing relieve so well as Magnesia Phosphorica Mag. p., and it did it best in the ix strength. Higher were tried. Hering says it is suited to Young and very strong persons.

teething children. Allen says that though it is best adapted to emaciated persons, it acts promptly in stout, fleshy persons when well indicated. The attacks (of pain, &c.) are often attended with great prostration, and sometimes with profuse sweat. "Languid, tired, exhausted.

dilated pupils, dropped jaw, escape of saliva, speech and comprehension difficult. Under Magnesia Phosphorica Mag. p. 6x in water general improvement set in. Later the 12x was given, and in two months he was well. W. T. Ord cured Miss G., 48, of pain in back extending down right sciatic nerve and up spine, following Influenzinum influenza, with Magnesia Phosphorica Mag. p. 3x, 5-gr. doses. The pains were shifting, amel. by rest, agg. at night. The parts were tender to pressure and numb. Pains sometimes tense in paroxysms, compelling her to cry out. Anxiety.

depressed vitality. Skinner has cured with Magnesia Phosphorica Mag. p. a case of prolapse of rectum with feeling as if rectum were torn, the symptoms being amel. by heat. The symptoms are agg. by Motion.

cold air. draught of air.

cold wind. COLD WASHING.

TOUCH. lying on the back stretched out.

when eating. amel. By HEAT.

WARMTH. PRESSURE. BENDING DOUBLE (the italics and capitals are H. C. Allen's). agg. Walking.

especially in open air.

abdominal pain compels walking about, which amel.


Mag. Phosphorus Phos. is one of the most important of Schüssler's original additions to the materia medica. It has had a very fine proving in the potencies, conducted by H. C. Allen (Med. Adv., xxxiii. 386-415), but I will first give Schüssler's own account Phosphate of Magnesia is contained in

blood-corpuscles, muscles, brain, spinal marrow, nerves, teeth. Disturbance of its molecules results in

pains, cramps, paralysis. The pains are

of glottis, whooping-cough, lockjaw, cramps of calves, hiccough, tetanus, chorea, spasmodic retention of urine, &c. In caseous tuberculosis and lupus Magnesia Phosphorica Mag. p. has a place. When the cells near the caseous masses are too weak to expel them, it is because they are deficient in Magnesia Phosphorica Mag. p., and Magnesia Phosphorica Mag. p. given medicinally will enable them to do it.