Magnesia Muriatica in homeopathy: properties, benefits and uses (all you need to know)

Magnesia muriatica is a homeopathic remedy that originates from magnesium chloride, a non-toxic substance for humans that presents, indeed, numerous beneficial properties and useful characteristics for the care of health, beauty and also for animals. It is no coincidence that Magnesia muriatica is a remedy widely used in veterinary medicine.

Magnesium chloride: what it is used for

The discovery of the extraordinary properties of magnesium chloride is due to the French scientist Pierre Delbet. As far as health is concerned, magnesium chloride is available in the form of a supplement, for food use. It enriches the body with magnesium, a very important mineral for numerous biological processes. Delbet and his students, with magnesium dissolved in water, treated inflammation of the throat, asthma and allergic diseases, bronchopneumonia, flu, food poisoning, gastroenteritis, abscesses and boils, puerperal fevers, mumps.

Magnesium chloride is also used in the cosmetic field, in fact in many of these products it is used as a thickener or as a useful agent to improve viscosity. In particular, it is used in case of brittle nails and white hair, for the treatment of oily hair and for mature skin, with particular reference to skin spots due to old age.

As for pets, however, magnesium chloride is mainly used for the treatment of diseases such as rabies.

These are just some of the uses of magnesium chloride since, given its many properties, it is also used to nourish the garden, plants and even in the kitchen!

Magnesia muriatica: homeopathic remedy

Magnesia muriatica is one of the intermediate remedy of the muriatic constitution. The subjects belonging to this constitution are characterized by the balance of development of the three embryonic leaflets, so it is a biotype tending to ideality.

Magnesia muriatica is mainly used to relieve:

  • anxiety;
  • depression;
  • menstrual cramps.

In addition, Magnesia muriatica is a useful remedy especially when the menstrual period is characterized by the continuous presence of cramps.

Magnesia muriatica: constitutional type

The homeopathic type Magnesia muriatica felt a strong sense of abandonment in the period of childhood due to quarrels, separations, loss of one or both parents. As a child he had the feeling that he had lost the love, protection and care of his parents, especially from his mother, or that he risked losing them in the future.

In general, it is an accommodating subject, which fears aggression and competitiveness. He has a strong sense of duty and is eager to fulfill his responsibilities.

At night he is overwhelmed by fear and, although he loves peace, he is full of repressed anger that if it came to light would destabilize him causing violent accesses of emotions with the appearance of manic depressive syndrome.

Here are its clinical features:

General symptoms

Among the general symptoms that characterize the subject Magnesia muriatica we find: anxiety, headaches, cirrhosis, constipation, diarrhea, hepatitis, neuralgia, chronic fatigue syndrome.

Local symptoms

  • Head: headache in the temples that worsens during menstruation. It lasts from 2 to 3 days. Corizza with fever. Hay fever. Neuralgia of the facial nerve.
  • Gastrointestinal: hepatitis with pain radiating to the back. Cholecystitis. Constipation with hard stools and crumbling coming out. Diarrhea with severe abdominal pain (worsened with milk, fruit, fats). Indigestion.
  • Urogenital: urinary retention. Loss of urine without noticing. Irregular menstruation.

Mental symptoms

This constitutional type presents: passivity, depression, anxiety when lying down and when closing his eyes, anxiety that worsens in the evening at dinner, anxiety that worsens during the cycle, sensitivity to noise, belief that he has aged prematurely, sense of duty and responsibility.

The symptoms of this subject worsen with the cold (despite being cold), at 3 am, eating salty foods and milk, lying down, waking up in the morning and at the sea. Instead, they improve with strong pressure and lemon intake.
Finally, the Magnesia muriatica type has a strong desire for vegetables, fruits and sweets, while it has an aversion to fatty foods.


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