Uses, Benefits, and Side Effects
In this article, we review the 12 primary tissue salts and the benefits they purportedly provide for your body according to homeopathic medicine.
The 12 primary tissue salts
In homeopathic medicine, 12 main tissue salts were first formulated about 20 years ago. Practitioners claim that each type of salt offers diverse benefits for putting your body into balance for optimum health.
Here are the 12 primary tissue salts and the benefits they purportedly offer:
Tissue salts are minerals used in homeopathic medicine. They’re formulated to support your body’s health and healing process by regulating your cell’s mineral levels.
- Calcarea Fluor
strengthens tooth enamel
restores tissue elasticity
helps hernia pain
- Calcarea Phos
helps the digestive system
- Calcarea Sulph
helps skin disorders such as acne
prevents sore throats and colds
- Ferrum Phos
- Kali Mur
- Kali Phos
supports nerve health
lessens anxiety, irritability, and fatigue
- Kali Sulph
heals mucous membrane
conditions your pancreas
- Magnesium Phos
relieves tension headaches
- Natrium Mur
balances bodily fluids
reduces water retention
- Natrium Phos
- Natrium Sulph
treats cold and flu
conditions connective tissue
strengthens hair and nails
Are tissue salts effective?
Practitioners of homeopathic medicine cite 200 years of anecdotal evidence as proof of the power of tissue salts. However, there’s little scientific research to support the anecdotal evidence.
Typically, homeopath suggest that the amounts of minerals in homeopathic medicines are too small to impact your body positively or negatively.
How are tissue salts used?
Tissue salts are commonly available as a lactose tablet that has a very small amount of the chosen tissue salt. Typically, these tablets are not made to be swallowed, but dissolved under your tongue.
Tissue salts may come in forms other than tablets, such as creams, gels, and ointments.
A homeopathic practitioner may recommend a number of tissue salt products if you need help with more than one health condition.
Are there side effects of tissue salts?
Because the amount of the mineral in a homeopathic tablet is so small, there’s a low risk of side effects, or interaction with other medications.
What is homeopathy?
Homeopathic medicine is a medical system that was developed 200 years ago by Wilhelm Heinrich Schuessler, a German medical doctor. It’s based on two primary theories:
Like cures like. A disease can be cured by a substance that produces symptoms that are similar to the disease in healthy people. Law of minimum dose. The lower the dose of the medication, the greater its effectiveness will be. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the 12 tissue primary tissue salts in homeopathic medicine can address a variety of health issues. But there’s little scientific research that supports the use of homeopathic cures as viable medical treatment.
If you’re considering homeopathic treatment, talk with a doctor Aamir Mustafa (consultant homeopath) before starting.