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KALI PHOS or potassium phosphate is found in all fluids and tissues. Deficiency is characterized by intense odor from the body. Used to treat mental problems such as depression, irritability, neuralgia, dizziness, headaches, and nervous stomach. Kali Phos is the remedy for jangled nerves. Used around the world as a natural tranquilizer, it has helped people who have suffered from such problems as grief, despair, and sorrow for long periods of time. It is important in the treatment of irritating skin ailments, such as shingles. Kali Phos is a brain builder and the basis of brain or nerve fluid. Other idications for this remedy are a lack of nerve power, prostration, nervous headaches, loss of mental vigor, student brain-fog, and as a stress remedy for shock.
Kali: Pertaining to potassium.
Neuralgia: Pain of severe throbbing or stabbing nature along a nerve.
Potassium: A mineral that serves as an electrolyte and is involved in the balance of fluid within the body. Our bodies contain more than twice as much potassium as sodium (typically 9oz versus 4oz). About 98% of total body potassium is inside our cells. Potassium is the principal cation (positive ion) of the fluid within cells and is important in controlling the activity of the heart, muscles, nervous system and just about every cell in the body. Potassium regulates the water balance and acid-base balance in the blood and tissues. Evidence is showing that potassium is also involved in bone calcification. Potassium is a cofactor in many reactions, especially those involving energy production and muscle building.
Shingles: A severe infection caused by the Varicella-Zoster virus (VZV), affecting mainly adults. It causes painful skin blisters that follow the underlying route of brain or spinal nerves infected by the virus. Also know as herpes zoster.
Stomach: A hollow, muscular, J-shaped pouch located in the upper part of the abdomen to the left of the midline. The upper end (fundus) is large and dome-shaped; the area just below the fundus is called the body of the stomach. The fundus and the body are often referred to as the cardiac portion of the stomach. The lower (pyloric) portion curves downward and to the right and includes the antrum and the pylorus. The function of the stomach is to begin digestion by physically breaking down food received from the esophagus. The tissues of the stomach wall are composed of three types of muscle fibers: circular, longitudinal and oblique. These fibers create structural elasticity and contractibility, both of which are needed for digestion. The stomach mucosa contains cells which secrete hydrochloric acid and this in turn activates the other gastric enzymes pepsin and rennin. To protect itself from being destroyed by its own enzymes, the stomach’s mucous lining must constantly regenerate itself.