Antimonium tartaricum is a homeopathic remedy that is sometimes known simply as 'Ant Tart'.
The homeopathic remedy antimonium tartaricum is sometimes recommended in cases of wet "rattling" coughs, especially when the cough comes from deep in the lungs and is accompanied by wheezing and shortness of breath. it is said to help to liberate mucus from the lungs.
More about the substance used to prepare antimonium tartaricum homeopathic remedy:
The homeopathic remedy antimonium tartaricum is derived from the mineral antimony potassium tartrate, which has also been known as tartar emetic.
Homeopathic preparations are usually supplied in either liquid or pill form. Regardless of the physical form in which the remedy is taken, its preparation will have involved a series of dilutions during which the original substance was repeatedly diluted and succussed (shaken) in a solvent such as water and/or alcohol.
There are very many (over 2,000) homeopathic remedies, some of which are available from chemists and health food shops. These pages feature some of the most popular homeopathic remedies and are for general interest only: This is not medical advice. Consult a qualified homeopathic practitioner for advice about use of this and any other homeopathic remedy. Bear in mind that homeopathic remedies are very dilute; even if a homeopathic remedy is beneficial, the substance from which it is derived may be harmful.
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- Introduction to Homeopathy
- List of pages about specific Homeopathic Remedies
- Bach Flower Remedies, including a list of the Bach Flower Remedies and the Latin names of the Bach Flower Remedies
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