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

Calcarea Carbonica is a homeopathic remedy made from chalcoium carbonate useful against the symptoms of epilepsy, varicose veins and psoriasis. Let’s find out better.

Description of Calcarea Carbonica

The homeopathic remedy Calcarea Carbonica is obtained by shredding calcium carbonate with lactose and by subsequent dilutions and dynamizations in hydroalcoholic solution. The calcium carbonate that is used for the preparation of the homeopathic remedy Calcarea Carbonica is extracted from the central layer of mother-of-pearl of the oyster shell.

Carbonate is the most abundant calcium mineral in nature. It is found in two crystalline forms, namely in the minerals Calcite and Aragonite. Calcium is essential to the life of humans, but also in animals in plants, as it performs important metabolic functions and is the main constituent of bones and teeth. Egg shells, oyster shells, cuttlefish bone, corals are also formed from calcium carbonate.
Calcium carbonate is used to remove acidity from wine, in toothpaste, as an abrasive substance to promote the removal of dental plaque, in medicine, as an antacid drug to relieve heartburn and as a dietary supplement; in the food industry it is used as a white dye with the initials E170. It is the main component of the limestone present in the water, responsible for its hardness.

When using Calcarea Carbonica

Calcarea Carbonica is one of the main polycris of homeopathy and is also one of the main remedies of psora, that is, its diathesis is markedly psoric.

It is a deep-acting remedy that acts on the vital forces of the body, revitalizing the metabolism. It rebalances the absorption of calcium, so it acts specifically on the bones and joints, as well as on the lymph glands, veins, skin, and the digestive, respiratory, urinary and female genital systems.

The homeopathic remedy Calcarea carbonica is used in the following main cases:

  • head disorders, such as epilepsy, dizziness, headache
  • inflammation and swelling of the eyes, nocturnal discharge, sticky eyelids, blurred cornea
  • ear problems, otitis, mumps
  • chronic pain in the throat
  • respiratory disorders, colds, pharyngitis, hypertrophy of the glands, laryngitis, hoarseness, cough, tracheitis and bronchitis
  • gastroenteritis and digestive disorders, meteorism, acid regurgitation, acid vomiting, diarrhea, hepatic colic and gallstones
  • dysfunctions due to calcium assimilation defects, rickets, weakness of the spine, osteopathies, dental caries, difficult teething of children
  • joint problems, gout, rheumatism, gout
  • female genital apparatus, amenorrhea
  • urinary tract disorders, colic and kidney stones
  • skin, milky crust, dermatitis, urticaria, psoriasis, folliculitis, cracks in the fingers of the hands, warts
  • disorders of the cardiovascular system, varicose veins, heart palpitations

Doses and administration

In cases of digestive problems and skin problems, dilution 4CH, 3 granules 1 to 3 times a day. In the case of dysfunctions to the musculoskeletal system, dilution 7CH, 3 granules 1 to 3 times a day. In all other cases, dilution 7 or 9CH, 2 – 3 granules with periodicity related to the specific situation.

Who is recommended Calcarea Carbonica

The Calcarea Carbonica biotype has a predisposition to gain weight and its abdomen is prominent and full of gas. He is calm, peaceful, methodical, slow, both intellectually and in movements, he is an atonic subject: his muscles are flabby and drooping, as well as his fat. He is tired, has difficulty concentrating, prefers rest and tranquility.

He is also fearful, fearful, disheartened and pessimistic. It is hypothetical if young, frequently hypertensive if elderly. It is pale, has wavy, wrinkled and irregular nails. Teeth are often decayed or absent or malformed. He has cold, sweaty hands and feet, he is cold, slow to get sick and his fever is never high. In girls the state of anemia is due to long and frequent menstrual cycles.

Carbonic limestone is a homeopathic remedy useful for children of all ages: for newborns during the teething phase, for children who have a delay in skeletal development, children and adolescents of robust build, with a tendency to obesity, adolescents with pubertal delay.


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