Natrum Muriaticum

(Nat-m. or sodium chloride)

Pattern of symptoms: dryness, extreme thirst, fever, chilliness, bitter taste in mouth, desire for salty foods, feelings of introversion and oversensitivity; symptoms are worst in the morning, in heat and after exertion but eased with rest.

Common uses: migraine headaches, sensitive scalp, sweaty hands, colds with catarrh and sneezing, cold sores on lips often linked to suppressed emotions, constipation, diarrhoea, heartburn, indigestion, nausea, cracked lips and skin, swollen hands and feet from air travel, mouth ulcers, sunstroke, dizziness, water retention, suppressed emotions.