Magnesia phosphorica is a homeopathic remedy that is also known as simply 'Mag Phos'.
This remedy is used for easing tension in muscles and nerves. Its main application is as a painkiller. Examples of conditions fo which magnesia phosphorica is sometimes used include:
- abdominal 'cramps'
- period pain
- spasmodic pains
As a basic guide to selecting this remedy, it may be helpful when the person's pain is best soothed by warmth, gentle massage, or by doubling-up - as opposed to by cold treatments.
More about the substance used to prepare magnesia phosphorica homeopathic remedy:
The homeopathic remedy magnesia phosphorica is derived from the compound magnesium phosphate.
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.
More about Homeopathy:
- 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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