Calcarea carbonica

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  • Remedy derived from oyster.
  • The person type is like an oyster: overweight, wet, cold, fearful, tough outer shell with inner vulnerability.
  • Carry pains in them like a “pearl”. 
  • In general large head types.


(From the anthroposophic and homeopathic literature and from clinical experience):

Physical complaints:

  • Joint pains worsened by dampness
  • Dyspepsia, constipation, bloating
  • Diaper rash
  • Profuse sweating
  • Sensitive to cold
  • Profuse white vaginal discharges
  • Recurrent lymph node swelling
  • Productive cough
  • Difficulty swallowing

Emotional complaints:

  • Craving for milk products, eggs
  • General lack of stamina
  • Easily tired
  • Slow, fearful
  • Insomnia
  • Delayed puberty
  • Overwork exhaustion