Natrum phosphoricum is abbreviated as nat phos and is the 10th cell salt going by the American numbering system. Nat phos is especially known for helping the brain, nerves, muscles and red blood cells. This is also the cell salt that is used for acid neutralization, so if you deal with heartburn this is one of the cell salts to be taking a look at.
Natrum Phosphoricum (Nat Phos)
Possible Signs of deficiency:
- sugar cravings
Possible Emotional signs of deficiency:
The above is the example of a nat phos deficiency. You can see the acne and blackheads.
Possible Facial signs of deficiency:
- red nose
- yellow skin
- back of tongue looks creamy
Generally helpful for:
- back pain
- kicking addiction
- restless sleep
- itching anus
- morning sickness
- sour acid taste in mouth
- diaper rash
- swollen lymph nodes
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Where to find Nat Phos
The pellets from Hylands are quick dissolve, whereas the other two are just the typical dissolvable. As for the liquid from Bestmade, the base is alcohol.
How to use Nat Phos
Cell salt pellets can be dissolved in water and then drank, or the pellet can be put under the tongue to dissolve. The liquid option can also be added to water, or it can be put directly into the mouth, just be mindful of not touching the dropper to the mouth.
Cell salts are generally taken 3-4 times a day. They can be used for both acute and chronic conditions. As with anything please check with your healthcare provider before starting any supplements.
Want to learn more?
Check out my post on all of the cell salts. I go into more on how to store and use cell salts as well as links to more detailed information about each of the individual cell salts. My family uses cell salts daily as they are so easy to use and they make such a difference. The pellets also taste sweet, so my kids are always asking for them.