Respiratory Distress #5

(BRCESPIRDIS5X12) Kidney ailments and early diabetes

FERRUM IODATUM (iron iodide) The symptom picture of the remedy includes chronic pneumonia., shortness of breath—must take deep breaths in order to get oxygen, and enlarged glands.

EQUISETUM HYEMALE (horsetail) The purpose of Equisetum hyemale in this remedy is to support the kidneys through the rigors of a respiratory illness.

FUMARIA OFFICINALIS (fumitory) This remedy also has action on the kidneys. Symptoms include backache, bloating, flatulence, headache, confusion and great difficulty concentrating.

NASTURTIUM AQUATICUM (watercress) As an herbal remedy, watercress is related to strictures in the urinary/bladder system.

NATRUM SULPHURICUM (sodium sulfate) Symptoms include asthma that is worse in damp weather, pain in the lower left chest, cough with roughness in the throat, eyes sensitive to sunlight, and depression.

CALCAREA PHOSPHORICA (calcium phosphate) Symptoms include rattling of mucus in the lungs, enlargement of tonsils, breathing is more frequent than it should be and is short and difficult, a child loses breath on being lifted up, suffocating attacks in children following nursing—the breathing is made worse by crying. There is a predisposition to glandular and bone diseases. Ailments of this remedy are brought on by grief, either recent or unprocessed.