The homeopathic strain of Kalium Phosphoricum is prepared from potassium hydrogen phosphate or dipotassium phosphate. It is a potassium salt presented in the form of a white crystalline powder. Its chemical formula is K22+HPO42-.
Potassium hydrogen phosphate powders are found to be very soluble in water. However, they are less so in alcohol.
In agriculture, this chemical compound is used as a source of minerals. It also serves to maintain isotonicity.
In the human body, this molecule plays an important role in the synthesis of adenosine triphosphate or ATP. Note that the latter is an essential element in the energy transport cycle.
Main indications and uses in natural medicine
In the world of homeopathy, the main therapeutic indication for Kalium Phosphoricum is the states of fatigue. In the school environment, for example, this drug makes it possible to treat cases of intellectual overworkthe symptoms of which are:
- memory impairment
- Difficulty concentrating
- Impression of loss of brain capacity
- Intense headaches
- Difficulty falling asleep and night terrors
In the majority of cases, these signs reach a high degree of intensity, which often prevents the patient from performing certain tasks such as work or homework. In the long term, the subject may even develop a depression due to overwork.
Typically, these symptoms appear the days before an important exam or competition. In some cases, they temporarily improve while eating.
This homeopathic remedy is also effective in the treatment of cases of physical asthenia. We cite, among other things, fatigue occurring after childbirth or after sexual intercourse.
Finally, Kalium Phosphoricum intervenes in the treatment of diseases that stain secretions mustard yellow. A distinction is made, for example, between fetid diarrhoea, angina and inflammation of the oral mucous membranes.
Methods of administration and recommended dosage
For the treatment of these disorders, granules or doses at medium or low dilution are often used. The granules are to be administered orally: to be placed directly under the tongue or to be diluted in a glass of water for 10 minutes in infants.
- Nervous breakdown: take in the morning and in the evening 5 granules of Kalium Phosphoricum in 9 CH
- Conditions causing mustard-yellow secretions: take 5 to 6 times a day 5 granules of Kalium Phosphoricum in 5 CH, space out the doses of the drug as soon as the symptoms improve
Pregnant and breastfeeding women can take granules and homeopathic doses as long as they do not contain alcohol. However, it is advisable to seek the advice of a homeopath before taking any medication in order to prevent possible risks. A medical consultation is also recommended if no improvement is observed after the cure or if the symptoms worsen.
Finally, it is advisable to observe a few hours between doses and meals. Also, the association with coffee, tobacco and mint is to be avoided.