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

What is Magnesium carbonicum?

Magnesium carbonicum focuses on treating digestive problems. It builds up muscle and connective tissue and counteracts spasms of hollow organs such as the intestines, bile ducts, blood vessels, etc.

It is used for polyarthritis and other rheumatic symptoms.
It is often used for children with developmental delays, overexcited “screaming children” and deeply exhausted women.

Leading symptoms

  • Everything smells sour (discharges, sweat, diarrhea, menstruation, vomiting, etc.)
  • Acid regurgitation
  • Irritable cough with bloody, sour sputum
  • Green, watery stool
  • Sensitivity to drafts and touch
  • Period bleeding only runs during the night
  • Great desire for meat

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Magnesium carbonicum?

Magnesium carbonicum is irritable, moody, especially in the evening, tends to have big outbursts of anger, which are repeated periodically at intervals of 2 to 4 weeks. You feel weak and exhausted, completely spent. The patients have an extreme thirst for water at night and dream of violence and war. Nocturnal back and shoulder pain and calf cramps prevent you from sleeping through the night.

In the morning, black spots appear before the eyes. After eating fruit, stomach cramps and acid reflux occur. The stomach is tight. Milk immediately causes diarrhea. The gums are swollen, blisters and nodules form in the oral cavity and in the corners of the mouth. One complains about a bitter taste, everything tastes bland, like straw. All bodily excretions smell sour and have a greenish tint.

The immune system is weakened, one suffers from constant colds, ear and tonsillitis. The tonsils are enlarged. The throat feels constricted, lumpy. There are stabbing nerve pains on the left side, which appear to be more bearable when moving. Women suffer from premenstrual syndrome, severe menstrual and menopausal problems. The menstrual period is particularly heavy at night.

The symptoms occur periodically and in fits and starts. Children show the symptoms during maternal arguments and stress. Babies vomit milk after breastfeeding.


Magnesium carbonicum is indicated for all typical symptoms that improve or worsen through the following modalities:


  • cool air


  • milk
  • in the morning between 3 and 5 o’clock
  • before the menstrual period
  • bed warmth

What are typical areas of application for Magnesium carbonicum?

  • menstrual cramps
  • trigeminal neuralgia
  • indigestion

Areas of application in detail

Menstrual cramps

The period comes too early, with long-lasting painful uterine cramps. During the cycle there are spontaneous abdominal cramps, before the onset of bleeding there is a sore throat and stomach problems.

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

Nerve pain

Stinging pain in the face in the area of ​​the trigeminal nerve, radiating to the teeth.

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

Indigestion/ upset stomach

Colic cramps in stomach and intestines with acid eructation and bitter vomiting. Watery, sometimes bloody or creamy-green diarrhea that smells sour. You don’t like fat or meat. The flow of bile is impeded, there are stabbing cramps in the liver area, which extend backwards to below the right shoulder blade.

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

Dosage forms of Magnesium carbonicum

One treats with globules dissolved in water from D3 and with injections from D8.

Typical potencies: D3 to D12

fabric type: mineral salt


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