Baryta Carb 30, 200, 1M – Uses, Benefits & Side Effects

Baryta Carb 30C, 200C, Pills Uses, Dosage, Benefits and Side Effects

Baryta Carbonica is one of the essential and deep-acting homeopathic medicine.

This remedy is prepared from barium carbonate crystals, which are also known as witherite.

In the olden days, this compound was mainly used in the treatment of tuberculosis and also for the treatment of swelling of the glands.

This crude form of barium carbonate, when used after the process of potentization, gives us a wonderful homeopathic remedy that is useful in treating a wide variety of health conditions.

Baryta carb is mostly suited to those who are at extremes of life i.e. infants and old people.

Dwarfishness (which means retard growth and development) is the keynote of this remedy, it means that dwarfishness can be seen at the physical and mental level in the person requiring this remedy.

Baryta Carb Personality/Constitution

The Baryta carb patient is dwarfish in appearance. Having short stature, swollen abdomen, and a puffy face, with an idiotic look on the face showing a typical picture of cretinism.

Suited to old people when degenerative changes begin in the cardiac (heart), vascular (circulatory system), and cerebral regions.

Old people who are weak and fatty, show childish behavior.

They are mentally and physically backward, do not grow and develop, and are dwarfish.

In Baryta Carb patients there is a tendency towards enlargement of glands with swelling and inflammation which is especially seen in the tonsils, cervical, and prostate.

There is a tendency to take cold, which every time leads to swollen tonsils.

There is sleepiness and weariness on the slightest exertion.

The patient dislikes meeting strangers.

Baryta Carb Uses

This article will cover from head to toe all the organs of the body. And wherever symptoms are matched, this medicine can be used-

Mind Complaints

The patients are foolish and idiotic. They are mentally weak and have low intelligence with a loss of memory. The patient’s lack of confidence.

The Baryta carb child cannot be taught as he is not able to remember anything.

He even cannot be taught how to walk. The child is very inattentive. The child wants to do nothing just sit in the corner and doesn’t even want to play.

The Baryta carb patient has aversion to meeting strangers and society.

The patient imagines he is being criticized or laughed at. They do not want to look up or to be looked at.

The old people have childish behavior.

The patient has childish grief over trifles. They are constantly changing their mind, laughing at serious matters, and becoming serious at laughable matters. They suddenly become angry, but soon feels sorry for it.

The patient has constant fear about his future, and worries about his family matters.

All the complaints are worse by thinking about them.

Head Complaints

Baryta carb is used in the treatment of vertigo in old people with nausea, which is worse on bending downwards and when lifting the arms.

Useful in headaches, with stitching pain when standing in the sun.

There is a Sensation of heavy pressure over the eyes.

The brain feels as if it is loose, this complaint is better by cold air.

There is baldness of the vertex in young people and sensitiveness of the scalp.

Eyes Complaints

The eyelids are thickened and glandular.

It is useful in cases of cataracts with the opaque cornea.

There is also photophobia which means the patient is not able to bare extreme light.

The pupils dilate and contract quickly and alternately.

There is a sensation of pressure deep in the eyes which feels better by looking downwards.

Ears Complaints

Crackling noises are heard which is worse on swallowing and walking.

Glands around the ears become swollen and painful.

There is a reverberation of sound on blowing the nose and also while sneezing.

The lobes of the ears have eruptions.

There is the hardness of hearing.

Nose Complaints

The nose feels dry which gets worse by blowing it. There is a scab formation at the wings of the nose.

Extreme sneezing causes concussive pain in the brain.

Baryta carb is also useful in cases of coryza (inflammation of mucous membrane) in children with a large abdomen, which is usually present with swelling of the upper lip and nose.

The discharge from the nose is of thick yellow mucus. There is also frequent nose bleeding.

Mouth Complaints

There is dryness of the mouth in the early morning.

Dribbling of saliva out of the mouth during sleep.

There is an intolerable stench from the mouth which is not noticed by the patient himself.

The entire mouth is filled with inflamed vesicles.

It is useful in treating cases of paralysis of the tongue. Also in cases with smarting and burning pain at the tip of the tongue.

The Baryta carb patient usually suffers from complaints of bleeding gums. It is a useful remedy when comes to the treatment of toothache in decayed teeth, from cold, before menses. Also, the toothache is worse when thought about it and disappears diverting the mind.

Face Complaints

The face appears pale and puffed. There is a sensation as if there are cobwebs present on the face.

The upper lip is swollen.

Throat Complaints

Enlarged tonsils. Tonsillitis is caused by the suppression of foot sweat, cold drinks, and cold air. Tonsils become inflamed with swollen veins. Tonsils are prone to suppurate. In Baryta carb patients tonsillitis usually leads to quinsy which is inflammation of the throat. Tonsils are affected by eating or drinking cold things it is also affected by the cold environment.

There is a plug-like sensation in the throat. Pain in the throat from overuse of the voice. The throat is sore to the touch, a smarting type of pain while swallowing solids, which is worse on empty swallowing. The patient is only able to swallow liquids.

There is an oesophageal spasm as soon as the food enters the esophagus, this causes gagging and choking in the patient.

Chest Complaints

Usually indicated in dry suffocative type of cough, especially in old people. The chest is full of mucus but the patient feels a lack of strength to expectorate. The cough usually comes in presence of strangers. The cough is worse after the slightest exertion, in the evening and at midnight, in cold air, and by thinking about it. The patient feels soreness in the chest and a plug-like sensation in the chest while coughing.

The lungs feel as if they are filled with smoke.

This remedy is also useful in the condition of chronic aphonia which is an inability to speak due to some chronic disease.

Useful in cases of asthma of old people, which is worse by wet and warm air.

Heart Complaints

Heart complaints appear after the suppression of foot sweats or after masturbation.

There is soreness and bruised sensation in the heart. The patient can feel his heartbeat.

There is an increase in heart rate along with palpitation and distress when the patient lies on the left side, accompanied by restlessness and irritability.

This remedy is also useful in an aneurysm, hypertension, and arteriosclerosis.

The heart complaints are worse by thinking about them.

Stomach Complaints

There is a sensation of soreness in the stomach, which gets better by eructation. The eructation is sour and appears a few hours after having dinner. The eructation feels as if a fire is passing through the stomach leading to soreness in the stomach. There is a sensation on the stomach as of a stone, this pressure is relieved by eructation.

The patient is hungry but refuses to eat, there is sudden disgust toward food while eating. The patient has a strong dislike for sweet things, fruits especially plums.

It’s a useful remedy for old people suffering from weak digestion with associated malignancy.

Abdomen Complaints

The abdomen feels hard and tense, it becomes tender and distended.

The Baryta carb patient is habituated to stomach ache with hunger yet the patient refuses to eat.

Mesenteric glands are enlarged and swollen.

Rectum Complaints

Baryta carb is useful in treating cases of constipation, where the stools are hard and knotty.

In cases of hemorrhoids that protrude while urinating. There is a sensation of something crawling in the anus.

Urinary Complaints

Whenever the patient passes urine, his piles come down.

There is an extreme urge to urinate, and the patient cannot hold urine for a longer duration.

There is burning in the urethra while urinating. The urine is scanty and appears dark brown.

Male Complaints

Useful in cases of impotency, diminished desire, and premature ejaculation.

The genitals are flabby and feel numb.

Enlarged prostate glands.

Also in the treatment of painful nodes in mammae of old fat men.

Female Symptoms

Before menses, there is a pain in the stomach and back. Leucorrhoea is present immediately before menses. The menses are scanty and last only one day.

Genitals feel numb.

Hand Symptoms

Pain in the axillary gland.

Fingers feel numb. There is a trembling of the hands while writing.

Legs Symptoms

The feet are cold and clammy. Foot sweat is present having a fetid odor.

There is a feeling of numbness in the limbs. The numb feeling extends from the knees to the scrotum which disappears on sitting down.

The soles of the feet feel hot and bruised, especially at night when the patient is about to sleep.

Soreness of toes and soles, pain in soles of feet while walking.

A burning type of pain is felt in the lower limbs.

Back Symptoms

The glands feel swollen at the junction of the neck and back.

The Baryta carb patient has a weak spine.

Pulsation is felt at the back after some emotional exertion.

Skin Symptoms

Baryta carb is also useful in treating skin affections which include warts, acne, lipoma, cysts, and a burning type of sarcoma.

Fever Symptoms

The Baryta carb patient has flushes of heat which are usually more during the night.

During the sweating stage of fever, sweat appears on a single part like one hand, one foot, or one side of the face or body. The feet stink.

All these complaints are worse, especially in the presence of strangers.


Modalities are the factors that, increase or decrease the complaints in a patient.

They are categorized as aggravating factors and amelioration factors.

Aggravating factors make the condition of the illness worst, while the amelioration factor makes the condition of the disease better.

It can be time, any part of the day, season, position, or any applications, etc.

Aggravated By-

All the symptoms in Baryta carb patients are worsened by

thinking of the symptoms, from washing, lying on the painful side, and company.

Amelioration By-

All the complaints are better by walking in the open air and when alone.

Relationship with Other Medicine

Complementary Medicines-

These remedies complete the curing process that is started by the first medicine given.

The medicines complementary to Baryta carb are Antim tart, Dulcarmara, Psorinum, and Silicea.

Antidoted by-

When there appearance of new symptoms, the new symptoms combined with the old ones should be studied, and a second remedy covering more of these new symptoms than the old one is to be given; this second remedy is the antidote.

Baryta carb is antidoted by Antim tart, Belladonna, Camphora, and Mercurius.

It antidotes-

Baryta carb antidotes poisonous doses of Epsom salt.

Follows well-

These medicines follow the previous treatment in action, thus aiding in cure.

Remedies that follow Baryta carb are Sulphur and Tuberculinum.

Followed well by-

These are medicines given after the first medicine finishes its action.

Baryta carb is followed well by Psorinum.

Barya Carb Dosage & Potencies

The dosage and Potency of the medicine depend on the individual case.

Homeopathic medicines are prescribed based on symptom similarity, where the symptoms narrated by the patient are somewhat similar to the guiding symptoms of the treatment.

Your homeopathic doctor forms the totality of symptoms, and medicine identical to the disease condition is given; the more exact similarity, the early the curing process.

Baryta Carb 30 Uses-

Lower potency is given when very few symptoms match the medicine to that of the patient.

These symptoms help doctors diagnose the disease condition only; there is a minor symptom of Baryta Carb.

Lower potencies require frequent repetition. You should give them 3-4 times a day till the expected result is seen.

30C potency of Baryta carb is used to remove the predisposition to quinsy which means recurrent inflammation of the throat. Baryta carb is slow in action and requires frequent repetition.

Baryta Carb 200 Uses-

This is considered as higher Potency; they are given when the majority of mind symptoms of Baryta and physical symptoms of Baryta and narrated by patient match.

Higher potencies are advisable to be not repeated very often; they act for a longer duration, so the second dose is repeated every 7-days or every 15-days once.

On giving 200C Potency, it’s advisable to wait for the symptoms to subside, which can be repeated until all signs in totality disappears.

Baryta Carb 1M Uses-

Baryta Carb 1 M should not be repeated; it is given once a month and waiting for symptoms to disappear.

This is very high Potency. It would help if you gave it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of Baryta and that provided by the patient match with each other ideally.

Baryta Carb Q (Mother Tincture) Uses-

Baryta carb 3X/6X Uses-

The triturated tablets of Baryta carb are usually indicated for old people when they suffer from paralysis and this is also used in multiple sclerosis of the brain and spinal cord.

Repeated intake 3-4 times a day is advised.

Baryta Carb Side Effects

The process of potentization prepares homeopathic medications. In this method, the raw form of the medicine is taken and worked upon and diluted to such an extent that all the harmful effects of the raw material are gone. All that remains is the medicinal or curative powers.

Homeopathic medicines are gentle and safe. They can be taken in the correct dose and potency by people of all age groups without fear.

Side effects of homeopathic medicines are an infrequent phenomenon.

It may so happen that the symptoms may subside temporarily and then come back with a renewed strength and severity. This occurs when the medicine has been repeated more than what was required.

It may also happen that the person may come back saying that he has developed an entirely new set of symptoms while all his old symptoms are still present. This means that the remedy prescribed was the wrong one.

In both cases, it is advisable to give a suitable antidote to Baryta Carb.

You may have to re-work the case as a new totality has emerged. Based upon this new totality, you may have to prescribe Baryta Carb in a different potency or a new remedy altogether that matches the newly formed total.

Keep a lookout for these symptoms; they are the red flags on your path to recovery

  1. Worsening of any symptoms that you had before taking the dose.
  2. Appearance or worsening of mental complaints like melancholy, despair, depression, irritability, and emotional sensitivity.

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