back Ammonium Carbonicum

Smelling salts (NH40)2CO

Haemorrhagic diathesis, fluid blood and degeneration of red blood corpuscles; ulcerations tend to gangrene.
Stout, fleshy women with various troubles in consequence of leading a sedentary life; delicate women who must have the "smelling-bottle" continually at hand; readily catch cold in the winter.
Children dislike washing (Ant-c., Sulph.).
Loses breath when falling asleep,must awaken to get breath (Grind., Lach.).
Ill-humor during wet, stormy weather. Headache; sensation of fullness, as if forehead would burst (Bell., Glon.).
Nosebleed: when washing the face (Arn., Mag-c.) and hands in the morning, from left nostril; after eating.
Ozaena, blowing bloody mucus from the nose frequently; blood rushes to tip of nose, when stooping.
Stoppage of nose, mostly at night; must breathe through the mouth, a keynote even in diphtheria; long lasting coryza; "snuffles" of infants (Hep., Nux, Samb., Sticta).
Putrid sore throat; tendency to gangrenous ulceration of tonsils; glands engorged.
In diphtheria or scarlatina when the nose is stopped up; child cannot sleep because it cannot get its breath.
Cholera-like symptoms at the commencement of menstruation (Bov., Ver.).
Menses: too early, profuse, preceded by griping colic; acrid, makes the thighs sore; copious at night and when sitting (Zinc.); with toothache, colic, sadness; fatigue, especially of thighs; yawning and chilliness;
Leucorrhoea: watery burning from the uterus; acrid, profuse from the vagina; excoriation of vulva.
Dyspnoea with palpitation, worse by exertion or on ascending even a few steps; worse in a warm room.
One of the best remedies in emphysema.
Cough: dry, from tickling in throat as from dust, every morning from 3 to 4 a. m. (Kali c.).
Panaritium: deep seated periosteal pain (Dios., Sil.).
Body red, as if from scarlatina (compare, Ailan.).
Malignant scarlatina with deep sleep; stetorous breathing. Miliary rash or faintly developed eruption from defective vitality; threatened paralysis of brain (Tub., Zinc.).
Relationship. - It antidotes, poisoning with Rhus and sting of insects.
Affects the right side most.
Inimical : to Lachesis.
Aggravation. - Cold, wet weather; wet poultices; from washing, during menses.
Amelioration. - Lying on abdomen (Acet. ac.); on painful side (Puls.); in dry weather.

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