Calcium Sulfuricum in homeopathy: properties, benefits and uses (all you need to know)

What is calcium sulphuricum?

Calcium sulfuricum is used for the homeopathic treatment of skin and mucous membrane problems. There are purulent processes such as abscesses, fistulas, abscessed tonsils, severe acne, but also conjunctivitis or corneal inflammation of the eyes. The remedy is considered an alternative to Hepar sulfuris and is also often given in combination.

Leading symptoms

  • Yellow, thick and clumpy discharges
  • Slow progressive glandular swelling
  • eczema
  • suppuration and abscesses

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need calcium sulfuricum?

You feel sluggish, tired, sad and drained, you are pale, and your general drive is greatly reduced. Night sweats, itching and burning of the skin occur, combined with extensive rashes, often on body openings. Typical are an aversion to egg and potato dishes and an increased desire for sweets.

Calcium sulfuricum adults are very sensitive to cold, heat and touch. You are quick to cry, suffer from fear of loss and failure, and need a lot of personal confirmation.

Calcium sulfuricum children need a lot of attention and encouragement. They always have the feeling that they are not good enough and their achievements are not recognized. They become aggressive and jealous if they don’t get enough attention.


Calcium sulfuricum is indicated for all typical symptoms that improve or worsen with the following modalities:


  • Summer climate


  • draft
  • Wet and cold weather
  • snow
  • Physical and mental exertion

What are typical areas of application for Calcium sulfuricum?

  • conjunctivitis
  • exhaustion
  • tonsillitis
  • night sweats
  • rheumatism
  • toothache

Areas of application in detail


Purulent eye inflammation with mucopurulent secretions, as well as corneal inflammation (keratitis) of the eye. The symptoms are caused by bacteria. The agent helps to contain the further spread of the bacteria.

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


Purulent pustules, also in the case of hair follicle inflammation with pus blisters, very suitable for pustules that appear after shaving. Supports the healing of abscesses that have been cut open or broken open.

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


Chronic fatigue, listlessness. Also indicated for loss of strength due to alcohol abuse.

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

Sore throat

Tonsillitis with copious amounts of pus.

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

Hot flashes

Night sweats necessitating covering of the body.

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

Headache migraine

Headache: Stress-related headache, so-called. school headache. The pain feels like a nail is driven into the head, and is often unilateral.

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

Gastrointestinal complaints

Abdominal colic and painful flatulence after eating.

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


Growing pains, spinal weakness. Also suitable for rickets, arthritis and arthrosis.

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


For inflammation of the gums and periodontal disease, to relieve painful burning of the gums. Also suitable for caries treatment and prophylaxis. Children benefit from the remedy in the event of delayed tooth eruption.

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

Application information

Dosage form of Calcium sulfuricum

Calcium sulfuricum is preferably given as low-potency tablets. In some cases, the remedy is also suitable for constitutional therapy. For this, however, the details should be coordinated with a homeopath.

Calcium sulphuricum dosage

In the case of chronic processes, a dose of three to five tablets daily is recommended. In addition, another tablet can be given for acute symptoms. As soon as the symptoms subside noticeably, the drug should be discontinued. As an alternative to tablets, globules can be given, with five globules corresponding to one tablet.

Calcium sulphuricum during pregnancy

Pregnant women can use Calcium sulfuricum for all of the above-mentioned complaints without any side effects. The remedy for the treatment of pregnancy acne has proven itself.

Side Effects of Calcium Sulfuricum

The administration of calcium sulphate can temporarily lead to a worsening of the symptoms. If these persist after one day or worsen, the drug should be discontinued. Other changes or side effects are not known.

Similar means

Hepar sulfuris

Calcium sulfuricum and Hepar sulfuris are similar in purulent tonsillitis. Typical indications of Calcium sulfuricum are aggravation from cold and touch and improvement in a warm room.

Typical potencies: D4, D6

fabric type: mineral


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