Natural Remedies > Natrum Muriaticum Fact Sheet
Natrum muriaticum is simply salt, or sodium chloride. This substance is prevalent in our world in large quantities. Although salt is necessary to sustain life and is important for our health, it is highly unlikely that we would ever be deficient is this form of sodium chloride.
Homoeopaths prescribe dilute solutions of Nat mur (shortened for Natrum Muriaticum) for symptoms such as extreme thirst, emotional sensitivity, and a strong desire for salt.
Nat mur was made as a remedy by recognizing the reactions of healthy individuals to undiluted doses. The changes in the individuals were recorded.
When a Homoeopath sees a patient with a set of similar symptoms to the recorded ones induced by sulphur, they then prescribe it in an extremely dilute form. In a highly diluted dosage, Nat mur can eliminate the symptoms that it creates when it is at full strength.
Nat Mur is often available over the counter at Pharmacies.
Professional advice is required for
each particular ailment and for dosages.