Category Archives: Materia Medica


At the end of the 19th century, Dr. Wilhelm Heinrich Schüessler, a German Homeopath, discovered 12 essential mineral salts for the treatment of various ailments. He postulated, the salts must reach the diseased cells directly – this is exactly the place where they are needed.

The biochemical therapy makes use of the basic 12 Tissue Salts which were all discovered by Dr. Schüessler himself.

The 12 Tissue Salts

1) Calc Flour
2) Calc Phos
3) Calc Sulph
4) Ferrum Phos
5) Kali Mur
6) Kali Phos
7) Kali Sulph
8) Mag Phos
9) Nat Mur
10) Nat Phos
11) Nat Sulph
12) Silicea

Overeating is common over the festive period, and this can lead to problems of extreme bloating, indigestion and belching.

This can be treated quite simply by a remedy called Carbo Vegetabilis (Carbo Veg for short).  This homeopathic remedy is prepared from vegetable charcoal and acts as a fast acting remarkable cure.

So be sure to have some in the cupboard, as will prove very useful this festive period.