Baryta Carbonica in homeopathy: properties, benefits and uses (all you need to know)

Baryta Carbonica is a homeopathic remedy obtained from the barium salt of carbonic acid useful for slowness, psychic and motor and for the health of the nervous and lymphatic system. Let’s find out more.

Description of Baryta Carbonica

Baryta carbonica is barium carbonate, that is, it is the barium salt of carbonic acid. They are rhomboid crystals, insoluble in water, soluble in chlorides, ammonium nitrates and acids (except sulfuric). The mines of Witherite, the mineral from which it is obtained, are found in many European locations, such as in England and Austria, and American, as in the USA and Canada.

The barium ion is extremely poisonous, as is barium carbonate, which is toxic to the body; barium sulfate, on the other hand, is not toxic. For this reason and for its X-ray opacity, it is used in radiology as a contrast medium for the examination of the digestive system. Barium carbonate, at an industrial level, is used in the production of ceramics, bricks, deratizing agents and as an anti-mold additive in paints.

The homeopathic remedy Baryta Carbonica is obtained by shredding barium carbonate with lactose and subsequent dilutions and dynamizations in hydroalcoholic solution.

When using Baryta Carbonica

Baryta Carbonica is a deep-acting constitutional remedy, whose constitution is above all carbonic for which the rounded, fat and sometimes obese appearance prevails. The remedy acts electively on the lymphatic tissues of the whole body, resulting in increased volume and hardening of the glands.

It acts on blood vessels, causing arteriosclerosis and cerebro sclerosis of senility and premature aging and also at thepsychic level, determining memory weakness.

The homeopathic remedy Baryta Carbonica is used in the following main cases:

  • for the nervous system, particularly in the delay of intellectual development in children and adults, early senility, memory loss, depressive states of the elderly and dizziness
  • swelling of the glands, hypertrophy in those of the neck, armpits, groin, sebaceous cyst
  • palpitations and disorders of the circulatory system, hypertension, consequences of a stroke such as arteriosclerosis
  • throat disorders, angina, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, adenoids
  • respiratory disorders, colds, coughs, asthma, viscous mucus
  • headache, headache, alopecia
  • lipomas
  • prostate hypertrophy
  • warts
  • Hypertrophy of the gastroenteric glands, slow digestion, belching, flatulence, hemorrhoids

Doses and administration

In all cases, if acute, dilution 4CH, 3 – 5 granules or 5 – 10 drops every 3 hours; if chronic, dilution 9 – 15 -30CH, 3 – 5 granules or 5 – 10 drops once a day or at longer intervals depending on the situation.

Who is Baryta Carbonica recommended for

It is the remedy for childishness and mental retardation, whether the subject is a child, an adult, or an elderly person. Children are shy, have difficulty socializing and making friends with peers, show little interest in school subjects, are slow to learn. They are also cold and easy to get sick.

Baryta Carbonica is therefore an excellent remedy for childhood nasopharyngitis and recurrent throat angina. Adults are childish and childish, have a delay in physical and intellectual development, psycho-motor slowness with a tendency to hebetism.

The elderly have defects of recent memory, often get lost in the streets they usually frequent, forget their proper names and any event. Suspicious, angry, quarrelsome, fearful elderly people, who have the typical age-related problems.

Physically the guy in question has a big head, expressionless eyes, a big mouth, a hebete smile, a sickly appearance. Having a slowed metabolism, it is slow to react to infections and thus heal. The symptoms worsen with cold and damp, with pressure, so much so that the subject can not lie down on the sore side, in the presence of other people, when he has to hurry, thinking about his own ills.


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