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

What is sodium sulfuricum?

The homeopathic sodium sulfuricum is used to treat liver diseases and the gastrointestinal complaints caused by them, especially in the case of recurring diarrhea, inflammation of the gastric mucosa and pathological changes in the gallbladder.
Sodium sulfuricum is also used for inflammation of the airways.

Leading symptoms

  • Dampness complaints (damp weather, damp rooms)
  • Childish asthma in damp weather
  • Confusion, headache after head injury
  • sensitivity to light
  • Deep depression
  • Flatulence and yellowish, spurting diarrhea in the morning immediately after getting up
  • Liver and bile duct inflammation
  • Green discharge from the urethra
  • Warts on hands and soles
  • Rheumatic pains in damp weather and in autumn

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Natrum sulfuricum?

The typical Natrum sulfuricum person is pale, bloated and of a plump build. He shows a depressive mood and freezes quickly. He is aloof, dutiful and forced to be unemotional. He complains of oppressive headaches and is very sensitive to light.

Typical are greenish discharges from the nose, a green-tinged tongue coating with a bitter taste in the mouth and yellow-green, watery, explosive diarrhea with copious, sometimes painful flatulence in the morning. The patients do not tolerate milk, bread or cabbage and want salty foods. A lot of water is stored in the tissue. Teeth hurt when exposed to cold. They develop foul-smelling armpit sweats associated with moist rashes and warty skin lesions. One is asthmatic, coughs wet. When breathing, a wet rattle is audible. Green pus is coughed up, holding the chest with your hands to make it easier to cough up.


Natrum sulphuricum is indicated for all typical symptoms that are ameliorated or aggravated by the following modalities:


  • warm dry climate
  • after defecation
  • sitting upright
  • large print


  • damp and cold climate
  • fog
  • Close to water, sea air
  • lying on the left side

What are typical areas of application for Natrum sulfuricum?

  • headache
  • Diarrhea
  • liver inflammation warts
  • colds
  • asthma
  • Grief

Areas of application in detail

Gastrointestinal complaints

For inflammation of the intestinal tract with severe morning diarrhea and severe flatulence, but also to support gastric or duodenal ulcers. Patients complain of nausea on fasting or immediately after eating.

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


Ringing in the right ear. Triggered by an injury to the spine or head.

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


Genital warts (condyloma) and other painless skin elevations that are favored by a weakened immune system.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of sodium sulfuricum

Globules are given in potencies 3X, 4X and 6X, and 6X is used for injections.

Sodium sulfuricum dosage

Sodium sulfuricum is given in the potency D6 up to three times a day. In the case of very severe symptoms, the remedy can initially be given at intervals of ten minutes. As soon as the symptoms improve, the dose intervals are increased. In the potency D12, the remedy is usually given once or twice a day.

Sodium sulfuricum effect

Natrum sulfuricum acts on the liver, respiratory tract, digestive tract and central nervous system.

Natrum sulfuricum during pregnancy

Natrum sulfuricum is not a remedy for treating typical pregnancy symptoms. It is used when there is a severe fever with no apparent cause several weeks after the birth.

Natrum sulfuricum for the baby

Natrum sulfuricum is given to newborns with intractable jaundice and children with asthma. The asthma attacks occur mainly early in the morning and are associated with great pain.

Natrum sulfuricum for dogs, horses and cats

Natrum sulfuricum has proven itself in the treatment of diarrhea in animals. The diarrhea occurs between 4 and 5 a.m. in the morning. First, loud bowel noises can be heard and the animals have gastric colic. The chair comes off with a loud noise. The mass of feces is unusually large.

Sodium sulfuricum side effects

So far, there are no known side effects of sodium sulfuricum. Symptoms can worsen if taken too frequently and at the beginning of treatment. The drug should then no longer be taken.

Typical potencies: Sodium sulfuricum is mostly used in the potencies 6X and 12X.

fabric type: mineral salt


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