Barium Carbonicum in homeopathy: properties, benefits and uses (all you need to know)

What is barium carbonicum?

In homeopathy, Barium carbonicum is particularly indicated at the beginning and end of life; here it is used for slowed mental, mental or physical states.

It is used for children with developmental delays as well as for (premature) signs of aging. Examples include late walking and speaking, Down syndrome or underdeveloped genitalia, or dementia with childish behavior, limited short-term memory, delusions and depression.

Other areas of application are constantly recurring colds with coughs, sore throats and swollen tonsils as well as fears and phobias or temporary impotence. The symptoms increase even in the slightest cold and in winter.

Leading symptoms

  • developmental delays in children
  • susceptibility to infection
  • Open mouth and snoring while sleeping
  • Older people becoming childish again
  • dizziness
  • confusion
  • weak memory
  • high blood pressure

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need barium carbonicum?

Typical barium carbonate patients suffer from inferiority complexes as they have difficulty socializing. As a result, they suffer from fears and seek constant confirmation. External expressions of this condition are nail biting and sweaty feet.

Barium carbonicum adults are small and dwarfed. You feel insecure and worthless.

Barium carbonicum children are often shy and introverted because they feel insecure and worthless.


Barium carbonicum is indicated for all typical symptoms that improve or worsen with the following modalities:Deterioration:

  • cold
  • in the winter

What are typical areas of application for Barium carbonicum?

  • high blood pressure

Areas of application in detail

Blood pressure, increased

with pale skin color and rather slowed body functions. Often associated with dizziness
, ringing in the ears or forgetfulness. Patient is indecisive and prone to obesity , premature aging and cataracts.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Barium carbonicum

Barium carbonate is a very slow-acting agent with a delayed effect and must therefore be taken over several weeks or months. The usual potencies are between 4X and 8X.

Barium carbonicum dosage

A common dose is one tablet of D30 or five drops of D30 daily. At lower potencies, give three doses a day. Barium carbonicum is not an acute remedy and works very slowly. It should be taken for at least three weeks in order to be able to see the first healing successes.

Barium carbonicum during pregnancy

The beneficial effects of Barium carbonicum are concentrated on children and elderly patients. Even if typical pregnancy symptoms such as vomiting, dizziness, lack of concentration and insomnia belong to the drug picture of Barium carbonicum, the drug is not recommended for pregnant women. There are several other homeopathic remedies available for the symptoms mentioned that can easily be taken as self-medication. Barium carbonicum is generally administered during pregnancy according to expert prescription, but never independently.

Side effects of barium carbonicum

The remedy should be used cautiously and ideally after consultation with a homeopath. Improper use can cause vomiting, diarrhea, cramps, increased blood pressure and heart problems in sensitive patients.

Similar means

barium iodate

Barium jodatum is similar to Barium carbonicum in the drug picture in relation to high blood pressure. However, barium iodatum is livelier, lighter and freezes less.

Typical potencies: D4 – D8

fabric type: mineral salt


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