Do's & Dont's

  • You can take them from Mondays to Fridays with the weekends off for example or for one to three weeks and then one week off.
  • Make a relationship with your remedies and use your intuition or gut feelings about taking them and repeating them as well as your symptoms as guides.
  • There are some combinations available—many cell salts combined into one tablet. Most combinations make good sense. Check out the individual component salts to make sure they make sense for your complaint.
  • It is always advisable to seek professional advice for long-standing complaints.
  • Let your homeopath know if you or your child has taken a constitutional remedy within the past three to six months.
  • Elderly people are advised to take Calcarea Phos in 3X potency instead of 12X.
  • Calcarea Sulph can be added to your choosen Cell Salts if it doesn’t seem to be working.
  • Natrum Sulph should be added in the chosen Cell Salts if symptoms get worsened in the rainy season.
  • Calcarea Phos should be added in the chosen Cell Salts if symptoms get worsened by changing the weather.
  • Silicea 12X should be added if symptoms are worse at night as compared to daytime.
  • Ideally, tissue salts taken this way, should not be taken for long periods of time without a break.
  • Do not self-prescribe for chronic complaints.
  • Stop if you feel worse.
  • Stop if you experience any worsening of your symptoms.
  • Do not brush teeth, eat, or drink anything (except for water) for at least 10 minutes before or after administering the remedy.
  • Keep all cell salt remedies out of direct sunlight.
  • Do not store them near a microwave oven, computer, or television set.
  • Do not Store them near substances with strong odors such as essential oils. It is not necessary to refrigerate them.
  • Do not use any gum, mints, or toothpaste containing peppermint or spearmint within 30 minutes of taking the remedy.
  • It is important to refrain from using any products containing camphor or menthol while under treatment. These products can antidote the remedies.
  • Caffeine, especially coffee, can reverse the action of cell salts. However, decaffeinated coffee, either instant or freeze-dried, does not appear to antidote the remedies.
  • You should never Natrum Mur during fever, it might increase the temperature.
  • You should never Natrum Mur during headache, it might increase the pain.
  • Calcarea Phos should be taken for a long period, though not a rule.
  • Natrum Sulph should not be given if it is bleeding anywhere in the body.