Dr Wilhem Schuessler (1821-1898) developed a range of homoeopathic medicines based upon the twelve most common mineral tissue salts found in the human body. These twelve mineral tissue salts are also critical for maintaining good health.
Rather than treating like with like, (as traditional homoeopathic remedies do) mineral tissue salts treat ailments by correcting imbalances or deficiencies in the bodys cell nutrition, helping the body to restore itself to health.
Dr Schuesslers research isolated twelve mineral tissue salts that are vitally important to the day to day functioning of the body.
The Twelve Mineral Tissue Salts
- Calcium Fluoride (Calc. Fluor.)
- Calcium Phosphate (Calc. Phos.)
- Calcium Sulphate (Calc. Sulph.)
- Iron Phosphate (Ferr. Phos.)
- Potassium Chloride (Kali. Mur.)
- Potassium Phosphate (Kali. Phos.)
- Potassium Sulphate (Kali. Sulph.)
- Magnesium Phosphate (Mag. Phos.)
- Sodium Chloride (Nat. Mur.)
- Sodium Phosphate (Nat. Phos.)
- Sodium Sulphate (Nat. Sulph.)
- Silicon Dioxide (Silica)
New Era is a manufacturer that produces a wide range of tissue salts. They produce not only the twelve single tissue salts (as listed above) but a range of combination remedies aimed at treating more varied symptoms and ailments. The combination remedies contain up to five different mineral tissue salts to treat each symptom.
For example New Era produces a combination remedy called H for hayfever and allergic rhinitis. This remedy combines three different tissue salts to help combat symptoms such as sneezing, an itching, runny nose, watery eyes and a tickling throat, as one single tissue salt would not cover all these symptoms.
The combination remedies available are...
Acidity, heartburn, dyspepsia
Minor skin ailments
Flatulence, colicky pains, indigestion
Nervous and migraine headaches
Hayfever, allergic rhinitis
Fibrositis, muscular pain
Coughs, colds, chestiness
Rheumatic pain Aching feet and legs
Catarrh, sinus disorders
Infants teething pains
Stomach upsets, biliousness, sick headache
FAQs about tissue salts
Can I use tissue salts during pregnancy?
You should always be careful taking any medicines during pregnancy, however New Era report these medicines are safe and there have been no reported problems.
I am Lactose intolerant. Will the tissue salts upset me?
Whilst the amount of lactose present in each mineral tissue salt tablet is small 0.07g, if you are upset by small amounts of lactose it would be best to avoid these remedies
Can I take tissue salts alongside drugs prescribed by my doctor?
There is usually no problem and these should not clash with medication, however if there is any doubt consult your doctor before taking them.
Tissue salts can be beneficial for many ailments as you can see from the list above. Next time you are suffering from any of the above symptoms why not try one of the 18 combination remedies. They have no side effects to worry about like many conventional drugs do and can generally work quickly and effectively (depending on the ailment)
All 12 single mineral tissue salts and the 18 combination tissue salts are available from independent health food shops such as Country Living Health Store and online at healthstore.uk.com.