Calcarea phosphorica is a homeopathic remedy prepared from calcium phosphate, a substance also known as “tricalcium phosphate”. Being a natural substance responsible for the constitution of bones, tricalcium phosphate is involved in the treatment of many diseases related to the bones and joints. Existing in various forms, Calcarea phosphorica is mainly used in the form of granules and triturations, for children as well as adults.
Calcarea phosphorica is used as a post-trauma treatment during a period of convalescence in order to help the patient recover his or her previous state of health. This remedy is also prescribed in case of fracture to strengthen the bones that are still fragile.
Calcarea phosphorica is a remedy that is mainly recommended for the treatment of chronic inflammatory joint diseases, better known as “ankylosing spondylitis”. It is also prescribed in cases of sacroiliac joint arthralgia, groin strain, Sudeck’s disease as well as bone or joint pain that is aggravated by the cold or moisture.
Calcarea phosphorica is recommended for treating growth and digestive disorders in infants and children. Patients requiring a Calcarea phosphorica treatment are often bright, lanky and vivacious. They also tend to grow in stages and suffer from growing pain and severe fatigue at the end of a school term. Attracted by salty and smoked foods, they often reject other foods. During adolescence, these patients become dreamy and unstable, and get static spinal disorders: Osgood Schaltter disease, Scheuermann’s disease and thoracic kyphosis.
Indications in gynaecology
Calcarea phosphorica is a remedy used in gynaecology to fight against Leucorrhoea, dysmenorrhea and hypermenorrhea, a condition that affects adolescent girls, and in cases of vaginal discharge, painful and overly abundant menstruation.
Calcarea phosphorica is also recommended in case of recurrent lung and ENT infections. It is also used to treat acne present in teenage girls suffering from overwork, intense fatigue and headaches related to intellectual burnouts.
To stimulate bone healing after trauma or fracture, it is necessary to take 5 granules of Calcarea phosphorica 7 CH or 9 CH twice a day for a month.
In case of rheumatologic disorders, it is necessary to take 5 granules of Calcarea phosphorica 7 CH or 9 CH twice a day, in the morning and evening. To prevent groin and sacrum pain, the appropriate treatment is 5 granules of Calcarea phosphorica 15 CH 15 a day for two months.
To treat dystrophy in children, the required dosage is 1 weekly dose of Calcarea phosphorica 30 CH. To be effective, the treatment should last for 6 months and, if necessary, be combined with other remedies.
To fight against dysmenorrhoea, leucorrhoea or hypermenorrhea, it is necessary for the patient to take a weekly dose of Calcarea phosphorica 9 CH during 6 months.
In order to overcome headaches and burnouts for adolescents, five granules of Calcarea phosphorica 15 CH should be taken three times a week over a 3-month period.
Calcarea phosphorica 30 CH is perfectly suitable to treat acne and requires the patient to take a weekly dose of the remedy during 3 months.
Good to know: Calcarea phosphorica can also be used to optimize recovery after an illness such as Infectious mononucleosis.