Ammonium Chlorate in homeopathy: properties, benefits and uses (all you need to know)

What is ammonium chlorate?

Ammonium chloratum is used as a homeopathic remedy mainly for headaches such as colds, coughs, sore throats or tonsillitis. The symptoms are worst in the morning and improve in the fresh air.

In addition, ammonium chloratum is prescribed for chronic stomach and liver problems. Symptoms are usually worst in the afternoon.

leading symptoms

  • overweight
  • Vomiting, diarrhea, bleeding from the intestines during menstruation
  • Brown, mucous discharge in women after each urination
  • Silent sorrow
  • Pungent, watery and sore nasal discharge
  • loss of sense of smell
  • Thick phlegm in the throat
  • Crumbly stool

information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need ammonium chloratum?

Ammonium chloratum adults appear limp and weak. The patients are depressed and withdrawn. They worry a lot about all sorts of things and are generally rather anxious. You want to cry, but you can’t. Grief is often the cause of the complaints.

Ammonium chloratum -Children are inattentive when spoken to. They are chronically dissatisfied and lazy. Her self-confidence is low. The children do not tolerate injustice.


Ammonium chloratum is indicated for all typical symptoms that are ameliorated or worsened by the following modalities:Improvement:

  • In the fresh air


  • Morning (head and chest pain)
  • Afternoon (stomach discomfort)

What are typical areas of application for ammonium chloratum?

  • colds
  • tonsillitis
  • aphthous ulcers
  • sciatica
  • indigestion

Areas of application in detail


Cold with runny nose and cough. The nose is blocked and a watery or mucous secretion is secreted. The nasal discharge is caustic and makes the lips and nostrils sore. Patients are hoarse and have a burning sore throat. The cough is dry during the night. In the afternoon mucous sputum is coughed up.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

hair loss

The scalp itches and forms dandruff. The hair falls out. The trigger is often grief.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6


Lower back pain when sitting. The pain gets better when standing and disappears completely when lying down.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

liver problems

Chronic liver problems in alcoholics.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

Gastrointestinal complaints

Bitter and sour eructations, nausea and upper abdominal pain immediately after eating. Patients have a craving for lemonade.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6


The tonsils are inflamed, swollen and painful. Swallowing is almost impossible due to the swelling. The neck is also swollen inside and out.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

menstrual cramps

The menstrual period starts too early and is heavier than usual. More blood flows during the night than during the day.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

mouth discomfort

There are small blisters (aphthae) on the tip of the tongue that cause burning pain. The tongue is white coated. Patients have a bitter or sour taste in their mouth.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

application information

Dosage forms of ammonium chloratum

In classical homeopathy, the homeopathic remedy ammonium chloratum is mainly administered in the form of globules.

Dosage of ammonium chloratum

Acute symptoms are often treated with ammonium chloratum. First, the remedy is taken at short intervals of about ten to 20 minutes until an improvement occurs. Then the frequency of use is reduced. As long as the improvement continues, the drug is no longer taken. In the case of chronic complaints, Ammonium chloratum C30 is taken once. If necessary, the intake can be repeated after about four to six weeks.

Effect of ammonium chloratum

Ammonium chloratum acts on the respiratory tract, stomach, liver and nerves.

Ammonium chloratum during pregnancy

Ammonium chloratum is used for left-sided abdominal pain during pregnancy. The women feel like they have a sprain.

Ammonium chloratum for the baby

Ammonium chloratum is not usually prescribed for infants and children.

Ammonium chloratum for dogs, horses and cats

The homeopathic remedy ammonium chloratum is rarely prescribed for animals.

Side effects of ammonium chloratum

So far, there are no known side effects from taking ammonium chloratum. Only at the beginning of the treatment can there be a short-term deterioration in the symptoms, but this is temporary.

Similar means

potassium iodate

Ammonium chloratum and potassium iodatum are very similar when it comes to colds. A sign of potassium iodatum is deterioration from heat and warm applications.

sodium sulfuricum

Ammonium chloratum and Natrum sulfuricum are both similar in remedy for colds. With Natrum sulfuricum the nasal secretion is more yellowish and less acrid than with Ammonium chloratum.

Typical potencies: Ammonium chloratum is mainly used in the potencies D6 and C30.

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