Calc Phos is essential to growth and nutrition in the body. This is a tissue salt that is found in the blood, saliva, gastric juices, bones, connective tissue, teeth etc. It gives solidity to bones and has an affinity for albumin and therefore is used where we find whitish discharges. It is nutritious for the periosteum of the bones where red blood cells are formed. It is indicated in all bone afflictions and glandular systems.
This remedy is mainly indicated for persistent nausea and vomiting. There is a sensitivity to noise, the person feels chilly and irritable and averse to eating. It is useful when symptoms come one after eating unripened fruits in summer or spasmodic chest symptoms during a period of cold, dry north winds. All ailments are accompanied with nausea and profuse saliva in the mouth.
Nux vomica is known as ‘the hangover remedy’, as it addresses many of the classic symptoms of over indulgence – irritability, dull headache, dizziness, nausea, or heartburn after drinking too much alcohol or over eating, especially rich foods. Nux vomica is a great remedy for business travelers and FIFO workers, helping the transition to different time zones, between night and day shifts and adjusting to long working hours.
Phosphorus settles anxious behaviour in open friendly people who are easily swept up in the excitement of a new experience. They are easily exhausted and can be prone to headaches and diarrhoea. They can be over-sensitive to stimuli of all kinds, such as sound, odour, strong emotions, and new situations. Phosphorus also suits many kinds of coughs and addresses inflamed and irritated mucous membranes.