Over the coming months, we will be sharing more on one of our favorite Homeopathic modalities – Cell Salts (aka Biochemic tissue salts). 

In a nutshell, Cell Salt remedies were developed by Dr. Schuessler who analyzed the ash residue of human cells and found 12 inorganic mineral salts naturally occurring in humans. He theorized that these 12 elements are critical to balancing cellular activity and made 12 homeopathic remedies in low potency (6x) in order to be assimilated rapidly and easily. 

Natrum Muriaticum, Nat Mur for short, is sodium chloride – salt! 

On the physical level, it is the famous water balancer. Whether you have too much (edema) or too little (dry skin), Nat Mur helps balance fluids moving in and out of cells. Cracked lips, constipation, chronic fluid retention, and high blood pressure are a few conditions that could benefit from Nat Mur.

Emotionally, it is the remedy for people who have suffered. They are helpful (or likable) and sweet and everyone goes to them for help. They want to help others, but inside they are vulnerable and sensitive. In Nat Mur, the wound is emotional and deep – a wounded heart. Like salt being rubbed in a wound. Any of Nat Mur’s symptoms can arise after a significant loss; a loved one, a job, or a dream (especially that hasn’t been mourned or healed). 

A few additional symptoms indicating  Nat Mur might be helpful:

  • Colds that begin with sneezing with a discharge like raw egg white. 
  • Hay fever with thin clear discharge and sneezing (walking outside and looking at the sun starts them sneezing). 
  • Headaches that feel like little hammers pounding away at the top of the head.
  • #1 remedy for cold sores, fever blisters, gential herpes (especially when they come out after an emotional upset).

If this piques your interest, consider diving deeper with us by registering for our upcoming Gateway to Homeopathy II.


Disclaimer: Homeopathy doesn’t “treat” an illness; it addresses the entire person as a matter of wholeness that is an educational process, not a medical one. Claims based on traditional homeopathic practice are not accepted as medical evidence and are not FDA evaluated. This is intended for educational purposes only.