Acute conditions following an operation or injury, such as fainting, exhaustion, chills, violent palpitations, and collapse
Heart conditions, including angina, phlebitis, and terrible pains in the muscles and bones
Origin : Found in strontianite, which occurs mainly in Scotland, Germany, and California.
Background : This mineral takes its name from Strontian, the village in Argyllshire, Scotland, where strontianite was discovered in 1790.
Preparation : Strontium carbonate is triturated with lactose sugar.
Remedy Profile : Irritable people who are prone to rage respond to Strontium carb. Rage may even provoke violence and destructiveness in them, but they also tend to be forgetful, fearful, particularly of the dark, and easily startled. Although they may seem haughty, they are extremely sensitive to the scorn of others. They may start involuntarily and violently when asleep, waking themselves. This remedy is given mainly for acute conditions following an operation or injury, such as fainting, exhaustion, chills, violent palpitations, and collapse, possibly due to severe trauma and bleeding. It may also be used to treat heart conditions, including angina, phlebitis (inflammation of a vein), and terrible pains in the muscles and bones. The symptom picture for heart problems treated by Strontium carb. describes a heavy, smothering sensation in the heart area, or dull, intermittent pressure in the heart.
Symptoms Better : For heat; for light; for sunlight; for warm compresses; for a hot bath.
Symptoms Worse : For cold; for loss of blood; for uncovering the affected area; for walking.