What are Tissue Salts?

In our fast-paced world, where supplements abound, discover the holistic approach of Tissue Salt Therapy.

In the 1890’s Homeopath Wilhelm Heinrich Schuessler, through his research unveiled 12 crucial minerals the body naturally produces for maintaining balance – the key to our wellbeing.

What he found was these minerals worked to keep the body in harmony with itself. Many of my clients use tissue salts for various reasons, and always look to them when they need that extra boost or the added support when life is proving challenging. They are gentle, subtle and pack a powerful punch of support. Especially effective if you find you’re sensitive and need something natural to help calm and bring about a feeling of relief and being held through what you are managing.

What are the Benefits of Tissue Salts?

Calming the central nervous system very quickly, they also relieve headaches, and lift the stiffness and relentlessness of chronic pain, be a quick pick a me up through exhaustion, relieve fever, increase immunity and an ally for our general wellbeing.

Many kids find tissue salts helpful and because they are so easy to administer, many Mums are loving the ease in which they can support and gain relief. Tissue salts are effective in treating anxiety, adrenal fatigue, low immunity, and more. 

Integrating them into your routine is easy and natural and a popular way to gain the support needed. In a nutshell – they’re effective, affordable, and natural to the body’s constitution. Creating health in a simple, easy, accessible, and affordable way.

Tissue salts can make all the difference for your physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing. Check out some examples below.


Decoding the Face: Facial Indicators of Tissue Salt Deficiencies

Below is a case study to show you fascial diagnostic for Iron deficiency and Sodium Chloride.  Ferr Phos (Iron) and No 8 Sodium Chloride (table salt)

Iron is a necessary mineral responsible for the production of blood cells. It gives the body energy. It’s also essential to fight infection and needed to maintain strong immunity.

As you can see on the picture below facial indicators of an iron deficiency and in the extreme cases anemia. You can notice pale looking skin and a slight discoloration that looks like a bruise on the inside of the eye.

Facial indicators of a Sodium Chloride (salt) Deficiency – are red tinges on the skin, across the nose and within the crease of the nose. Bloating can be another indicator.

Salt is needed and healthy for us. Restricting salt intake can have an adverse effect on the body. It can reduce water distribution through the body and cause cramping. Restless legs are a sodium chloride deficiency so – Salt is not bad. Cutting it out altogether is, limiting its intake like anything is beneficial.

Sodium Chloride is also needed to distribute other minerals around the body. There are also several tissue salt combinations that are incredibly effective.

A Tissue Salt facial diagnostic is a great starting point to ascertain what you needed. We also move through a very thorough consultation.

They’re fabulous to have in the cupboard for a rainy day. For example, if feel you’re feeling fluey, the beginnings of a sore throat or feeling flat.

The combination of Ferr Phos (Iron) and Kali Chloride (2 of each) taken alternatively every 15 mins for a couple of hours. This will help lift the body’s immunity. You’ll be able to shake off any lurgy.

Tissue Salt immunity kits are also available in the online store.

Tissue salts are possibly the easiest and most effective supports you can use to maintain wellbeing. You can use them in your every day or just take them when you need. They’re the natural go to and make a significant difference.

The 12 Minerals of Life and Healing Elements

As mentioned prior there are 12 main minerals that play a vital role in teeth, bones, blood circulation, and more.

From Calc Fluor to Silica, each tissue salt has a unique role in promoting health and wellbeing – physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.

Calcium Fluoride

Helps teeth with weak enamel and strengthens bones. Assists normal blood circulation and the treatment of cracked skin, muscle strain, and injured ligaments. It helps strengthen the blood vessels, bones, and teeth.

Calcium Phosphate

This tissue salt also supports the health of the teeth, bones and connective tissues and is generally found in most of the skeletal system. It also helps to calm the central nervous system

Ferr Phos (Iron)

Beneficial at the acute stages of fever and illness. Used to reduce inflammation. When taken after a minor injury, it may help the wound heal quickly. It also carries oxygen within the cells and may help reduce anemia due to blood loss — increases energy to the cells and lifts immunity.

Kali Mur

Aids in the reduction of mucus congestion during colds. and sinusitis. Beneficial for the lymphatic system. Especially useful for problems such as ulcerated sore throat, tonsillitis, and ear ache. Used in conjunction with Ferrum Phosphate.

Kali Phosphate

Supports the health of the central nervous system. It helps lessen mild depression, anxiety, irritability, and fatigue. It is also great for brain cognition and concentration. Great for young kids who are prone to temper tantrums.

Kali Sulphate

Carries oxygen in the cells. This tissue salt is excellent as a healer for mild fever. Used in conjunction with Ferr Phos. It can help with arthritic pain. Can help lift mucus from the body. Also great to lift immunity.

Magnesium Phosphate

It is known for easing cramps and spasms. This helps with cellular processes – and brain function. Great for colic, menstruation cramps, coughing, toothache and pains in general. Beneficial in many cases of exhaustion due to emotional upset.

Nat Mur

It is used to balance out and dry up bodily fluids. Relieving through a constant runny nose. Can also help with digestion.

Nat Phosphate

This tissue salt helps a system that’s overly acidic, especially in the digestive system. It can help open the body to hydrate. It can relieve headaches. It can balance sugars in the blood stream.

Nat Sulphate

This tissue salt helps the balance of water and bile. It supports the health of the pancreas, kidneys, liver, and intestines.Sodium Sulphate helps balance the amount of water in the tissues and if necessary, eliminates excess fluid. Great for oedema. Great if you are feeling vague, awakens attention span.


Silica cleanses the blood. It’s a mild detoxicant. It heals and creates strength with muscle fibers

Silicon Oxide is also beneficial for the normal health and strength of hair and nails. Very good for over active kids.

Calc Sulphate

This tissue salt acts to purify the blood and is suitable for helping skin disorders like acne.. It helps the body to detox and is used widely to help manage candida. Beneficial if wounds are slow to heal.

Each mineral has its role to play within the physical system to stimulate cellular function

Why Tissue Salts are so effective?

Tissue salts are smaller than blood cells, making them easily absorbed. They are also absorbed directly through mucous membranes, bypassing the gut. So if you have gut issues tissue salts can be the perfect remedy.



Some Tissue Salt Tips


Hydration:  Sodium Chloride (Salt) for Headache Relief and increased energy.

Combat dehydration and headaches with Sodium Chloride, a simple and powerful solution. Everyone has table salt lying around.

Below is a quick remedy to alleviate headaches and support your body’s hydration. Use Sodium Chloride – A tension headache can be a symptom of dehydration.

This is also the perfect regime if you find you are tired – like if you feel you have hit the wall midafternoon or suffer from cramping and restless legs. This is the perfect remedy.

Sprinkle some pure table salt on your table.

Lick your finger, and then place into the salt and then suck your finger.  You’ll find in no time that a headache will pass or fade.  You can repeat every 30 mins for a couple of hours and then monitor your results.

Hospitals all use sodium chloride to flush fluids through the body and to hydrate the system. It’s smart and simple practice to utilize the body’s wisdom to heal itself and how tissue salts are valued in this way.


How do you take Tissue Salts?

You can take them orally. Sucked under the tongue like a lolly or they’re quickly dissolved in water and drink them through the day.

I always feel health and healing practices should be easy to implement.

Changing routines and everyday pressures can get in the way of our consistent efforts. Having something you can take that suits your lifestyle. Makes it easier to act upon consistently.

Consistency is key with many things.


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