Always popping antacids? Do you have inflammed, achy joints? Try Nat Phos! Nat Phos is the number ten of twelve cell salts.

Where is Nat Phos found?

It is found primarily in the nerves, muscles, joints and digestive organs.

How can Nat Phos help you? 

ANTACID

This remedy's key function is to act as an antacid and to maintain the acid-base balance of the body. It makes sense to use this remedy if suffering from heartburn, indigestion, gas, upset stomach and gastric acid reflux. Those who need Nat Phos suffer from pain and acidity in the stomach after eating and don't tolerate many foods such as milk, fats, and sweets. It can also be used for colicy infants who vomit curdled milk after eating.

ABSORPTION

Nat Phos can also help with overall nutritional status by improving the absorption of fats and other nutrients from the diet. 

JOINTS

With a deficiency of Nat Phos, an acidic environment can develop in the body with resulting inflammation, stiffness and swelling of the joints, gout and other rheumatic ailments.

OTHER USES

Consider using this remedy for headaches on the top of the head, crusty eyelids upon waking, painful eyes, morning sickness, chronic constipation, nausea, a yellow coated tongue, and muscle soreness caused by lactic acid buildup.

EMOTIONAL SYMPTOMS   

An acidic state can also cause effect your brain and consequently cause much emotional upset. Consider giving this remedy to someone who is angry, jealous, envious, hateful and even violent to help in easing these strong negative emotions.

How do you take cell sats? 

To learn how to take cell salts, go here.

In Health and Happiness,

Kelly Harrington, MS, RDN

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist for Healthy Goods

Kelly Harrington, MS, RD

Some of the content in this cell salt blog was originally written by Erika Correnti, ND, and posted on the Healthy Goods blog in July 2010.

References:

1. Chapman, J.B. The Biochemic Handbook: How to Get Well and Keep Fit With Biochemic Tissue Salts. St. Louis: Formur, 1994.

2. Chapman, J.B. Dr. Schuessler's Biochemistry. London: New Era Labs, 1973.

3. King, S. www.homeopathy-help.net. 2004-2008.

4. Saul, A. Fire Your Doctor. Laguna Beach: Basic Health, 2005.

5. Weintraub, Skye. Natural Healing with Cell Salts. Pleasant Grove: Woodland, 1999.

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