( Phosphorus )
The name phosphorus comes from the Greek, meaning, Light bringing.
It is a yellowish white nonmetallic element which occurs in phosphates and living matter. Because of its flammable properties, white phosphate, a tonic substance, was used to make matches and fireworks. Because of the ease with which it ignites, phosphorus is kept submerged in water. The chemical element phosphorus is found in the cellular fluid of all living tissue. Phosphorus plays a vital role in the activity of the body’s cells, importantly in the transfer of genetic information. Many phosphorus compounds are used commercially in toothpaste, fertilizer, and laundry detergent. Phosphorus poisoning causes irritation of the mucous membranes and inflammation of tissue, over time, it can destroy bone.
As a Homeopathic remedy, minute doses are prescribed by practitioners for conditions accompanied by symptoms of fatigue and nervousness, with a tendency to bleed easily and an unquenchable thirst for cold water. To prepare the homeopathic remedy, pure phosphorus is diluted in large quantities of milk sugar. Our bodies need phosphorus for healthy teeth, bones, bodily fluids and DNA.
Aids with: exhaustion, insomnia, nerves, anxiety, fears, overworked, fear of dying, digestive problems, nausea, vomiting, coughs, stress, cravings for certain foods, pressure in the stomach, poor circulation such as cold or overheated fingers and toes, excessive bleeding such as bleeding gums, nosebleeds, and heavy menstrual bleeding, respiratory problems such as bronchitis or asthma, tight chest, pneumonia, red tinged phlegm, headaches, dry skin, sensitive red eyes, perspiring under stress, unresolved sexual problems.