These twelve mineral compounds were discovered by Dr. W.H. Schuessler, M.D. in 1873. He believed that the body was made of cells and that medical treatment should be directed toward healing these cells. He studied the symptoms of disease and discovered a deficiency of minerals. By supplying the body with minerals, the symptoms decreased or disappeared and the patient was cured. Well-nourished cells provide us with the building blocks of health.
Calc Fluor - Calcium Fluoride
A natural producer of suppleness and elasticity
Calcium Fluoride is useful in treating many ailments of the bones and teeth. It is also a prime ingredient in the muscular and connective tissues of the body. Calc Fluor is useful for hemorrhoids, varicose veins, vascular blood vessel walls, enlarged glands, and cracks in the skin/especially hands and toes.
Calc Phos - Calcium Phosphate
The regulator of healthy cellular activity
Calc Phos is the chief builder of bone tissue and new blood cells. Calc Phos is useful for proper growth, nutrition, and function of the cells. It is useful for the elderly to regenerate nerve tissue or slow down decay. In the young it helps with cramps, growing pains, or teething. It is useful with other cell salts to increase their ability.
Calc Sulph - Calcium Sulphate
Healer and purifier of the skin and external tissues
It is commonly known as Gypsum or Plaster of Paris...do not use below a 6x potency. It is important in the formation of new skin. Calc Sulph holds water, but resists acid, providing some protection from acidic fluids. It is useful in protecting the stomach wall. As well as protecting the eyes, nasal passages, mouth, throat, and bladder from moisture. It is a great blood purifier, useful in pus situations or to help heal wounds. This tissue builder helps with catarrh, bronchitis, boils, ulcers, abscesses, or to fight infection.
Ferr Phos - Ferrum Phosphate
It is the primary first aid remedy because it carries oxygen throughout the body. Ferrum Phos strengthens the blood vessels, especially the arteries, helps to regulate rapid pulse, and will stop hemorrhage. Being a blood tonic, it helps with anemia, overall health, and energy. It will improve the function of the immune system thereby fighting congestion, inflammation, and fever.
Kali Mur - Potassium Chloride
Subtle in action, but profound
It is an important constituent of the muscles, nerve cells, and brain cells. It is responsible for building fibrin, important in blood clotting, and may act as a blood thinner. Kali Mur is useful in chronic ailments involving inflammation. It also helps destroy bacterial waste from a fever or infection, helping to rebuild health. This is the remedy for sluggish conditions.
Kali Phos - Potassium Phosphate
Soother of jangled nerves
Used around the world as a natural tranquilizer, it helps those who suffer from shock, grief, despair, and sorrow. Phosphoric acid is vital to brain chemistry, helping with depression, anxiety, and irritability. Kali Phos may also help headaches, insomnia, memory loss, dementia, and shingles. In restoration of nerve and brain, Kali Phos is one of the greatest healers known.
Kali Sulph - Potassium Sulfate
Cellular building block
It is helpful in respiration conditions, lungs, sinuses, bronchi, or asthma. Known as the anti-friction cell salt, Kali Sulph acts like a lubricant. It is important for healthy skin, inflammation, or to build new skin. Kali Sulph is useful for yellow discharge, glandular swelling, abscess, or cancer. Its main duty is to build new cells.
Mag Phos - Magnesium Phosphate
Mag Phos is needed by the brain, heart, and muscles to relax. It helps with flatulence, convulsions, sciatica, neuralgia, cramping, muscle tightness, and spasms. As a nerve tonic, it is very useful for pain.
Nat Mur - Sodium Chloride
Nat Mur is the water distributor and cell membrane protector. Its primary function is to regulate the proper degree of moisture throughout the system. Exceptional dryness or excessive moisture is an indication for this remedy. It works as an antihistamine, relieving allergy conditions. It relieves imbalances of the lymphatic system, blood, spleen, and mucous lining of the alimentary canal. The parts of the body most influenced by Nat Mur are the kidneys and sinuses. Sodium chloride works to stabilize the blood flow, relieving headaches and reducing hypertension.
Nat Phos - Sodium Phosphat
The great acid balancer
Sodium Phosphate helps reduce acidity in the blood, relieving acid conditions such as gout, back pain, muscle aches, and indigestion. Emotional symptoms rising from over acidity due to irritation of the brain cells include: hate, envy, criticism, jealousy, competition, selfishness, suicide, and murder. Nat Phos is the great acid balancer!
Nat Sulph- Sodium Sulphate
Remedy for asthma
While sodium chloride attracts water to the body's tissues, sodium sulphate regulates the carrying away of fluids from the cells. It is known to speed healing in the mucous membranes, in the intercellular fluids, lungs, liver, and pancreas. Use this salt for the symptoms of chills, malaria, influenza, or to excrete superfluous water.
Silica - Silica Oxide
Cleanses and eliminates waste
It helps to rid the body of any impurity. It can create a passage for pus, breaking up accumulations, boils, or abscesses. It has been called the "homeopathic surgeon". Silica helps to cure chronic skin conditions. It is a slow working tissue cleanser, but has lasting results. Silica acts as an insulator for the nerve, connective tissues, bones, joints, glands, skin, and mucous membranes. It is a basic nutrient of the skin, hair, and nails. If you are always chilly, you may need silica. In cases of asthma complicated with heavy mucus on the chest, silica can reduce inflammation and restore normal breathing.
Dosage for Cell Salts:
Adult....Take 3-4 tablets three to four times a day.
Children.....Take 2 tablets three to four times a day.
Infant or pet....1 tablet crushed and placed under tongue or dissolved in warm water three times a day.
Chronic cases: Take tablets three to four times a day. The remedies may have to be taken for a month or longer.
Acute cases of sudden onset or severe pain: Dose every 15 minutes, then 1 to 2 hours apart and decrease frequency as symptoms improve.