Hmedicine Materia Medica
Hmedicine Materia Medica compiled by Ayan Kayal, Yale University
Latin Name: Kali Bichromicum
Common Name: potassium dichromate, potassium bichromate
Description: Used for discharges, migratory joint pains, burning, sharp pains, coughs, headaches, and sinus infections. Symptoms are worse when sun is not up. This remedy may be taken by those who have restless sleep (Jonas 260, Lockie 103).
Latin Name: Kali Carbonicum
Common Name: potassium carbonate
Description: Used for muscle and spine disorders such as backache in the lumbar region, menopausal and menstrual problems, and problems with mucous membranes in the chest such as bronchitis and coughs. Symptoms are better with warmth and dry weather (Lockie 131).
Latin Name: Kali Iodatum (Kali Hydroid)
Common Name: potassium iodide
Description: Used for watery, bitter discharges, glandular swelling, and common cold and sinus infections. This remedy is used for those who are irritable, harsh temper, and anxious. Symptoms are better with motion and open air (Jonas 260).
Latin Name: Kali Muriaticum
Common Name: potassium chloride
Description: Used for treating inflammation of the mucous membranes, stringy discharge, and infections in the ear and eustachian tubes (connect to middle ear), particularly where fluid is discharged or with temporary deafness. This remedy is also given for fluid inside the ear, when mucous drips down the back of the throat, and tonsilitis. Symptoms are usually worse with fresh air, damp weather, and fatty foods (Lockie 132).
Latin Name: Kali Phosphoricum
Common Name: potassium phosphate
Description: Used for exhaustion, nervousness, and oversensitivity caused by immense stress or overexertion. It is often needed by students who overstudy and break down. They become weak, irritable, and angry. Symptoms are better after eating and worse from worry or touch (Lockie 104).
Latin Name: Kali Sulphuricum
Common Name: potassium sulfate
Description: Used for respiratory infections which create chronic nasal discharge, sinusitis, and ear infection (Ullman Discovering 131).