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The Biochemic System of Medicine
"The Biochemic System of Medicine is based primarily and fundamentally upon the "cell theory" of Virchow*. In 1858 that great scientist pronounced the now famous dictum that the body is merely a collection of cells, and that medicinal treatment should be directed towards the individual cell. This great truth once enunciated, was seized upon, developed and elaborated by others, notably Moleschott of Rome, and Schuessler of Oldenburg, until with the full appreciation of the value of the inorganic constituents of the cell substance, and the part taken by them in the preservation of the health of the human organism, the Biochemic treatment of disease truly became a system of medicine.
"In this system for the first time the paramount importance of the inorganic constituents of the cell substance was recognised, the fact being that these "cell salts", as they are commonly called, are the vital portions of the body, the workers, the builders; that the water and organic substances forming the remainder of the
organism are simply inert matter used by these salts in building the cells of the body.
"Should a deficiency occur in one or more of these workers, of whom there are twelve, some abnormal condition arises. These abnormal conditions are known by the general term disease and according as they manifest themselves in different parts of the body, they have been designated by various names. But these names totally fail to express the real trouble.
"Every disease which afflicts the human race is due to a lack of one or more of these inorganic workers. Every pain or unpleasant sensation indicates a lack of some inorganic constituent of the body. Health and strength can be maintained only so long as the system is properly supplied with these call salts."
The Biochemic Handbook, by JB Chapman MD & Edward L. Perry, pp.1-2
How each cellsalt works
Cell salts work at a basic cellular level and provide the means whereby the actual cells are able to use organic substances (food) and water to operate normal functions within the body as well as repair it.
Briefly, the actions of each of the cell salts is given below.
Restores strength to the body, aids in growth and development and convalescence. Good for circulation, bones and teeth.
Blood purifier, cleans out accumulations of non-functional, organic matter in the blood and tissues. Good for
catarrh and acne.
Contributes to elasticity walls of blood vessels, muscular and connective tissue, surface of bones and tooth enamel. Is indicated where relaxed conditions exist, sluggish circulation, varicose veins, cracks in skin, cracked and calloused heels and muscular weakness.
Sodium Phosphate (nat phos)
Acid neutraliser, deficiency allows uric acid to form salts which become deposited around the joints and tissues giving rise to stiffness and swelling, and other painful rheumatic conditions. Highly coloured urine, worms, nervous irritability.
Sodium Sulphate (nat sulph)
Removes poison charged fluids which are the normal result of chemical exchanges in the body. Important in the treatment of rheumatism, bitter taste in the mouth, biliousness, flu and malaria.
Sodium Chloride (nat mur)
Regulates water distribution within the cells. Excessive moisture in any part of the system indicates nat mur deficiency.
Colds with discharge of watery mucus, wheezing, sneezing, blocked nose, itchy-sore throat, dry, painful nose and throat symptoms, toothache and facial neuralgia with flow of tears and saliva, eyes weak, the wind causes them to water.
Low spirits with a feeling of hopelessness, headaches with constipation, thin blood, difficult stools with rawness and soreness of the anus.
Drowsiness, unrefreshing sleep - tired in the morning, loss of taste and smell, craving for salty foods and slow digestion.
Potassium Phosphate (kali phos)
Nerve nutrient, helps maintain contented disposition and sharpens the mental faculties. Sleeplessness, depression, lack of pep, foot odour.
Potassium Sulphate (kali sulph)
Works in conjunction with ferrum phos as an oxygen carrier. Sticky yellowish discharges, dandruff.
Potassium chloride (kali mur)
Thick white discharges, white coating on tongue, stops blood clots, light coloured stools, noisy coughs, colds, sore throats, bronchitis,
symptoms worse after eating fatty foods, warts on hands.
Deficiency causes spasms, twitching, and cramps. Indicated for nerve pains such as neuralgia, sciatica and pains associated with shooting, darting stabs of pain.
Silica / silicon dioxide
Deep cleanser and eliminator, breaks up pathological accumulations e.g., abscesses, breaks down
calcium deposits and spurs. Treats offensive odour of the feet and arms,
night sweats, itchy eyes and nose, ringing in the ears, good for sinus
Iron Phosphate (ferrum phos)
Known as the oxygen carrier, gives strength and toughness to arteries, blood vessels and skin. For congestion, inflammatory pain, high temperature, quickened pulse.
Conditions ending in -itis are considered to be inflammatory e.g., arthritis.
Combination remedies have been specially formulated for use in certain groups of ailments, and are the result of many years of clinical experience.
are an economical and convenient way of taking cellsalts and are available in a
variety of brands.
I particularly like Combination H (hayfever) and Combination R.
Homeopathic terms explained
kali = potassium, nat / natrum= sodium, mur = chloride, ferrum = iron, silica =
||Insomnia, Sciatica, neuralgia, neuritis
phos, kali phos, ferr phos.
||General debility, nervous exhaustion, convalescence
phos, kali phos, ferr phos.
||Acidity, heartburn, dyspepsia
nat phos, nat sulph, silica
||Dermatitis, acne, eczema, skin ailments
sulph, kali sulph, kali mur, silica
||Indigestion, colic, flatulence
phos, mag phos, nat phos, nat sulph
||Fatigue, headache, migraine, nervous headache
phos, kali phos, nat mur, silica
||Lumbago, backache, piles, loss of elasticity
phos, calc fluor, kali phos, nat mur
||Hayfever, allergic rhinitis
||Fibrositis, muscular pain
phos, kali sulph,
||Congestion, cough, colds
mur, nat mur,
||Weak brittle nails, falling hair
nat mur, silica
||Circulatory, disorders, varicose veins
fluor, ferr phos, nat mur,
phos, kali mur, nat phos, nat sulph
phos, kali mur, mag phos, kali phos,
||Poor circulation, chilblains, aching feet and legs
phos, calc fluor, mag phos, kali phos.
||Sinus, sinus disorders, catarrh
kali mur, kali sulph, nat mur, ferr phos,
||Erupting teeth, infants’ teething pain
phos, calc fluor, mag phos, ferr phos, silica
||Stomach upset, biliousness, sick headache, digestive disorders
nat phos, nat sulph
||1st stage of illness
||Ferr phos, kali mur
||Calcium absorption, low
calcium levels, osteoporosis
phos, calc fluor, nat phos, silica
phos, mag phos, kali phos, nat phos, ferr phos
||Tissue salts, general tonic, mental fatigue, convalescence, nervous strain
||The 12 cellsalts in one tablet.
The following chart is from the Blackmores website and shows which foods
different minerals can be found in. The range has now been discontinued - but
include it for interest because it shows a few foods that contain different
cellsalts. The range of foods is by no means comprehensive and is but is a rough
These cellsalts are no longer sold to the public - similar compounds for
Of course, the best way to ensure you
have sufficient minerals is to enjoy a healthy, well-balanced diet.
However, because that can sometimes be hard to maintain, Maurice
Blackmore developed Celloid® mineral compounds specially
formulated to work at cell level.
The Blackmores Celloid® range today includes
potassium, sodium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, silica, and chloride.
When mineral supplementation is necessary, Celloid®
compounds are easily absorbed to help bring your mineral levels back
into balance, fast.
Healthy bones and teeth
Sesame seeds, leafy greens, nuts, figs, dates
Stimulates gastric acid production and decongestion
Tomatoes, celery, spinach, cabbage, lettuce, avocado, dates
Assists in the treatment of iron deficiency
Kelp, brown rice, whole wheat, seeds, lentils, dried peaches,
Relieves muscle cramps and pain
Nuts, whole wheat, seeds, bananas
Assists normal metabolism
Brown rice, whole wheat, seeds, nuts, beans
A combination of minerals to combat a general mineral deficiency
Kelp, brown rice, bananas, lentils, dried fruit, nuts, seeds, garlic,
Strengthens hair and nails
Lettuce, oats, barley, spinach, onions, cucumber, strawberries
Reduces acidity in the system
Leafy greens, seeds, carrots, figs, apples, dried fruit, cabbage
Promotes the health of skin, hair and nails
Brussels spouts, cabbage, sorrel, cauliflower, leafy greens,
Blackmores Professional Range
The Blackmores Professional Range can be ordered from some chemists and
health food stores. There are about 25 different tablets with different mixes of
cellsalts. The one I used to take which is similar to the old Blackmores Sodium Compound (now
contained sodium phosphate and sodium sulphate. These can be ordered from some
chemists and health shops. Just ask and see if they can get them in for you.
What it contains
|260 sodium phosphate, 195 sodium sulfate
ways of taking cellsalts - ie homeopathic, milligram, other forms
Homeopathic 6x tablets -
usually available in tablet or spray form.
| from the health
shop, chemist or online sources ( in australia www.cityhealth.com.au
Nat mur only works in homeopathic form and not as table salt
which doesn't seem to work as a remedy for any of the symptoms.
|Milligram type tablets such as
Blackmores Professional Range which contain a certain amount of a
given cellsalt, often in combination. --
|May be available from some health shops on
request. Available from Blackmores online for naturapaths.
Calcium can be taken in
different forms such as dolomite (calcium and magnesium),
calcium carbonate, gluconate, lactate -- generally available from
chemists. Apparently any of these forms provide calcium cellsalts
as the calcium somehow gets converted into the various calcium cellsalts.
Calcium carbonate is the best form that I've found, although I've been told
that calcium citrate is best of all - which I've never tried. Calcium
carbonate are stronger than some of the other forms such as calcium
gluconate. I remember taking about 16 of these tablets to get 1 gram
of elemental calcium, and they are very hard to chew. With calcium
carbonate 2 tablets = 1 gram of elemental calcium and a lot easier to
|Available from chemist or drugstore (US)
|Common household ingredients.
- Potassium cellsalts can be obtained from cream of
tartar which is a very high source of potassium.
What is cream of tartar?
Cream of tartar (potassium hydrogen tartrate) is a
component of baking powder. (Baking powder comprises baking soda and cream of
Cream of tartar is a by-product of winemaking; it's derived from
refined tartaric acid, which forms on the inside of wine barrels, or from the
whitish crystals (known as 'white diamonds') that precipitate out of some wines.
It's used in baking and in making desserts. It gives a creamy texture to
icings and is used to stabilise and increase the volume of beaten egg whites, so
is often used in making meringues. ( source
- Bicarbonate of soda is a good source of sodium.
I take 1/2 heaped tspn each of cream of tartar and
bicarbonate of soda in a little water. Sometimes a couple of times a day.
- I hear that pickling lime is a good source of
- Epsom salts is said to be a good source of
These common household ingredients are cheap and
easy to find in the local supermarket.
|Available from supermarket.
Information from Dr Dennis L Myers,
who had the old www.euroamericanhealth.com
website (no longer available).
"Take 1 tablespoon of Pickling Lime, not pickling salt (to
make pickles, get it in a store that sells supplies to can your own foods)
and put 1 big tablespoon of that P. Lime in a gallon or so of distilled
"Mix it up and take a tablespoon of that solution (water and
Pickling Lime) three to four times a day along with -
is calcium hydroxide, a strong alkalinizing substance. After you drink
that mixture take
are all the main minerals we need: calcium, magnesium, potassium and
"Also, another cheap drink and most important: take 1 tablespoon or so of
Black Strap Molasses and a teaspoon or so of powdered Kelp and half a lemon or
Apple Cider Vinegar, lemon better and mix that up and drink it down, 3 - 4 times
a day. This is for all the trace minerals there are. All minerals are
alkaline and we are all acid, it's just a balancing act. "
Summary of Dr Myers' information
||Bicarbonate of soda
||Cream of tartar
||Epsom salts is magnesium sulphate
||Pickling lime (in US)
||Black strap molasses and kelp
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