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Phosphorus - Mouth symptoms - Hahnemann

Phosphurus, Phosphorous, Phosphor, Phosphur, Phosph, Phos.

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HPUS indication of Phosphorus: Hoarseness
Common symptoms: Hoarseness, Apprehension, Bruises, Burns, Fear.

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

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Tetter in the left commissure, with cutting and stitches.

Eruptive pimple on the right commissure.

Tearing in a lower socket on the left side, going off through pressure.

Blood comes into the mouth (aft. 24 h.).

Painful lump on the inner side of the cheek.

Roughness in the mouth, and as if sore in various places.

Painful vesicles in the mouth, with soreness in the throat on swallowing, and with thirst.

Bitterness in the mouth, with roughness in the throat.

Acidity after eating.

Increased acidity after every meal, and pulsating headache in the forehead.

Everything turns sour with him, even what is most innocuous.


Lips dry, all day.

Blue lips.

Burning stitches on the margin of the upper lip, while sitting down.

Burning, like fire, of both lips.

Burning pain on the red of the lower lip, with white blisters on the inner side of it, with burning pain (aft. 11 d.).

The lower lip is cracked wide open, in the middle.

Itching of the upper lip, with pain after rubbing.

Swollen upper lip, every morning.

Eruption on the red of both the lips, at times with stitches.

Pustules on the commissures of the lips.

Painful blisters, as large as peas, on the inner side of the lower lip, full of lymph.

Tetter above the upper lip.

Rough skin about both the lips.

Suppurated commissure of the lips (aft. 13 d.).

Painful ulcer, on the inner surface of the lower lip.

Violent shooting pain in the upper front teeth, with intense swelling of the upper lip.

Ulcer on the gums, with swelling of the upper lip (aft. 17 d.).

Gums and teeth

The jaws are closed so tightly that she cannot get her teeth apart.

Involuntary gnashing with the teeth, as from a spasm, with some pain.

Twitching in the lower jaw, almost like toothache.

Toothache, with swelling of the cheek.

Violent toothache in the evening in bed, for 3 successive evenings.

Violent toothache on the left side, and 2 days afterward a very painful swelling of the throat, with 5 large white blisters in the mouth.

Toothache, only at night in bed, it goes off on rising.

Toothache in a hollow tooth, excited and increased by the warmth of the bed (aft. 22 d.).

Toothache while walking in the open air.

Toothache (tearing?) in the upper incisors, excited by breathing cold air, by warm food, and by contact.

Toothache in the morning after awaking, in two lower molars, going off after rising.

Violent pain in the left molars when violently blowing the nose; it terminates with chattering of the teeth and subsequent heat of the cheeks.

Pressure on the left upper and lower teeth, from behind forward (aft. 8 d.).

Drawing toothache, while the hands and feet are cold.

Drawing pain in the anterior incisors.

Drawing and burrowing in the teeth.

Drawing in a lower molar, and then shooting in the right upper jaw, extending into the ear, in the morning.

Drawing in a lower molar.

Twitching pain in two hollow teeth, on opening the mouth, with great sensitiveness on touching them with the finger, renewed during chewing, when food gets into them.

Very painful twitching tearing in the roots of the right upper molars.

Shooting tearing in several roots of the right upper teeth; it goes off by pressing upon them; in the evening.

Tearing in the teeth, every day, in the evening or morning, chiefly in the open air, or on coming in from it.

Tearing, extending from the molars to the zygomatic arch, it goes off through rubbing; while sitting down.

Tearing in the right upper molars.

Tearing in the right upper molars, at times in paroxysms, frequently recurring and always relieved by pressure.

Tearing and boring in a left molar, in every position, also when touching it and in chewing.

Gnawing in a left lower molar.

Constant boring in a right molar.

Violent gnawing and boring in a tooth, in the morning and evening, while lying in bed.

Beating, twitching and shooting in the teeth, as soon as the least air strikes them, but not in the room or if the cheek is tied up.

Toothache as from soreness.

The teeth feel as smooth, when biting on them in the morning, as if they were smeared with soap or fat.

Bleeding ulcer, in a hollow molar.

A tooth becomes hollow (aft. 10 d.).

Dullness of the teeth (aft. 18 d.).

Looseness of the teeth, so that she cannot chew.

Looseness of all the lower front-teeth, so that they can be taken out.

Sudden bleeding of the upper molars, without cause.

The gums ache as if sore.

Painful sensitiveness of the gums, so that he cannot eat; two small boils on them.

Itching and beating on the gums.

Burning and sore pain on the inner side of the gums of the upper front teeth.

Sore, painful, swollen gums.

Inflammation of the gums.

Inflammation of the gums above a carious tooth.

Swelling of the gums, with itching.

Intense swelling of the gums.

Ulcer on the gums after toothache.

Bleeding of the gums at the least touch.

Tendency of the gums to bleed, and to become detached from the teeth.


Constant alternation of dryness and moisture in the mouth.

Dryness in the mouth, accompanied with very cold feet.

Inordinate sensation of dryness in the mouth, sticky, with violent thirst; though he drinks much water, the stickiness is not diminished.

Dryness in the throat, so that she could hardly swallow, in the morning on awaking; it goes off after dinner.

Much saliva collects in the mouth.

Much gathering of watery saliva.

Collection of water in the mouth, with bitterness in the throat.

Collection of water in the mouth.

Bitter-sour saliva comes into the mouth.

Much watery saliva in the mouth.

Much hawking up of mucus, in the morning.

The usual expectoration of mucus in the morning, without cough, is much diminished.

Bitterness in the mouth and throat, in the evening, with great dryness, much thirst and excessive drinking of water; it goes off after lying down.


The tongue is covered with white mucus and there is mucus in the mouth.

Coated tongue.

The tongue is coated like fur.

Burning posteriorly on the right side of the tongue.

Many small, red, bleeding dots with burning, on the anterior surface of the tongue.

Two small, pellucid vesicles, burning when touched, on the tip of the tongue.

Burning tongue, at night, coated white.

Swelling on the root of the tongue (2d d.).

Fine stinging in the tip of the tongue.

Prickling feeling on the fraenum of the tongue.

The tip of the tongue feels burnt and rough.

Burning on the tip of the tongue, with sensation of an eruption on it.


Saliva in the mouth, like thick lather from soap, but without any bad taste.

She spits out saliva in the evening, which tastes like putrid water.

The mucus expectorated tastes sour.

The expectoration after hawking is gray and tastes salty.

Nasty, sticky taste in the mouth, in the morning on rising (aft. 1 d.).

Salty-sweet, sourish taste in the mouth, with a sensation in the mouth as if much saliva was collecting.

Sweet taste in the throat, causing collection of saliva (aft. 1 ½ h.).

Very sour taste in the mouth, she has to expectorate much.

Bitter taste in the mouth, all the day.

Bitter taste of the breakfast.

Very bitter taste in the mouth, in the morning (1st d.).

Sour and disagreeable taste in the mouth, in the morning; it goes off after eating bread.

Sour taste in the mouth.

Sour taste in the mouth, immediately after drinking milk.

Sour taste in the mouth, chiefly in the morning.

Bad taste of bread, especially in the morning.


Dryness in the oesophagus and the fauces.

Sharp bitterness in the fauces, with roughness.


Dryness of the lips and the palate without thirst.

Pain on the fraenum of the tongue and on the palate, interfering with eating and talking.

Pricking itching posteriorly on the palate, as in coryza; she must scratch.

Painful spot on the palate.

Unbearable tickling about the palate.

Itching on the palate, for several minutes.

Burning on the upper part of the palate.

Blisters on the palate, which burst open and suppurate.

Sensation on the palate, as if the skin would be detached, it became shriveled and painful.

A stitch in the upper part of the palate, immediately after dinner.

Painful sensitiveness in the mouth, on the gums and in the palate.


An itching spot on the left lower jaw, it has to scratch it raw.

Pressure, drawing and tearing in the lower jaw, toward the chin.

Acidity in the throat and scratching in the larynx.


Violent drawing in the lower jaw.

Glandular swelling near the articulation of the lower jaw.

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