Ammonium Muriaticum is a homoeopathic remedy that is essentially made up of ammonium chloride, an inorganic compound that comes in the form of white crystalline powder or achromatic and odourless crystals. Ammonium chloride is a very effective expectorant that helps the body reject secretions or debris from the respiratory tract.
Ammonium Muriaticum is mainly recommended for ENT diseases in case of congestion of the respiratory mucous membranes. This pathology is usually characterized by a series of unpleasant symptoms that includes a persistent dry cough, a hoarse voice and coryza. Ammonium Muriaticum also helps to relieve severe irritation or burning sensations in the larynx. It is also effective for relieiving pain or burning sensations that affect the eye.
The homoeopathic remedy Ammonium Muriaticum can also be used to treat flatulence and belching. Besides that, gastric disorders, which are usually accompanied by violent hiccups, nausea or vomiting, can be relieved by taking this remedy. Ammonium Muriaticum is also well-suited for the treatment of colics and to alleviate spasmodic abdominal pain. Ammonium Muriaticum is also appropriate for treating digestive tract dysfunction that results in constipation. The remedy acts like a laxative to speed up intestinal transit and deal with hard and crumbling stools. This homoeopathic remedy has side effects similar to those produced by an allopathic laxative.
Ammonium Muriaticum is especially prescribed for treating joint complications that affect the lower limbs. This homoeopathic remedy is used to treat tendinitis, which can spread to the toes and result in tingling sensations. It can also be used for tension or pain affecting the back of the knee or the thigh. Ammonium Muriaticum is also effective for relieving arm pain that prevents the patient’s arm from bending or bearing a significant pressure. However, the remedy is mainly prescribed in case of back pain, especially those caused by an affection of the sciatic nerve.
In case of important nasal discharge due to congestion problem in the mucous membranes, 5-granule intakes of Ammonium Muriaticum 5 CH are prescribed. The intakes must be repeated every hour and progressively spaced out depending on the patient’s improving condition. In case of discharge accompanied by heavy nasal obstruction in children, it is advisable to take 15 granules of Ammonium Muriaticum in 7 CH throughout the day in the following proportions: 5 in the morning, 5 in the afternoon and 5 in the evening.
In case of back pain, joint inflammation or infection, take 3 granules of Ammonium Muriaticum 7 CH,three times a day. Regarding sciatic pain, and if the symptoms worsen in the seated position, it is recommended to take 9 granules of Ammonium Muriaticum 9 CH daily, 3 in the morning, 3 in the afternoon and 3 in the evening. It is also possible to take two daily 5-granule doses of Ammonium Muriaticum 5 CH. It is advisable to start the treatment at the onset of the first symptoms and to maintain it for an entire month.
Ammonium Muriaticum 5 CH is also recommended to treat flatulence, belching, constipation and solid stools. In that case, the recommended dosage consists of 4 granules per intake, to be taken twice a day.
Good to know: Prescribed in cases of rheumatic pain, Ammonium Muriaticum allows you to relieve all types of pain. This remedy is especially recommended for symptoms that get worse when sitting or standing, but improves when the subject is lying down or moving.