There might be some difficulties before one understands the central idea of this remedy, because of its wide area of action in the body. The key characteristic to remember is the wet, damp environment. As H. Farrington writes in his ‘Homoeopathy and Homoeopathic Prescription’, if the susceptibility to dampness is absent, then Natrium sulphuricum is not indicated.
This article will show the homeopathic value of Carduus marianus in the treatment of liver affections. Small remedy it is but has irreplaceable importance in homeopathy, mostly as organ remedy for cases of enlarged left lobe of the liver.
The last piece from the set for Magnesium muriaticum presents the leading physical pathology cured by this homeopathic remedy; namely this is the disturbance into the gastrointestinal tract and particularly into the proper functioning of the liver.
‘The strength of a chain is equal to that of its weakest link, and similarly the value of a person’s life may be equal to that of his weakest vital organ: here the particular organ is equal in importance to that of the entire organism.’
Dr. James C. Burnett, Diseases of the Spleen