Feet

Last modified on January 3rd, 2019

Feet

 

Sore. – When the feet become sore from walking, if they are much blistered, bathe them with hot water in which a few drops of the strong tincture of Arnica have been mixed. Arnica 3 should be taken internally. When there are blisters they should be kept unbroken as long as possible. If it is impossible to rest, apply some simple grease, such as suet or lard, to cover the part, and when the patient can rest he should apply a wet cloth, and take Cepa 3.

-Cold.

– The best remedy for cold feet is exercise. But when the condition is constitutional no amount of exercise will keep them warm when not in action.

Medicines.

Carb.v.6. – Blueness and tendency to chilblains.

Secale.6. – Numbness and cramps along with the coldness.

Nat.m.6. – In chilly subjects; constipation.

Calcareac.6. – Cold, clammy feet; always feel as if stockings were damp.

Sulph.6. – Cold feet and hot head.

– -Perspiration of.

– This is a very troublesome affection, but it should never be suppressed by external means, as this will be certainly followed by something much worse. It is a constitutional affection and demands constitutional remedies.

General Treatment. – The best thing the patient can do is to lay in a large supply of hose, which should be changed once or twice a day, the feet being washed in plain warm water, to which a little Condy’s fluid may be added, if there is any offensive odour, every evening. Loofah soles worn inside the boots are very useful.

Medicines. – (Two or three times a day).

Sulph.6. – At the commencement. Sulph. may be sufficient to cure the case, or it may be required after others have been given for a time.

Silicea6. – After Sulphur. The perspiration is fetid.

Petrol.6.

– Perspiration with tenderness of the feet.

Calcarea6. – Cold, clammy perspiration.

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John Henry Clarke

John Henry Clarke

John Henry Clarke MD (1853 – November 24, 1931 was a prominent English classical homeopath. Dr. Clarke was a busy practitioner. As a physician he not only had his own clinic in Piccadilly, London, but he also was a consultant at the London Homeopathic Hospital and researched into new remedies — nosodes. For many years, he was the editor of The Homeopathic World. He wrote many books, his best known were Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica and Repertory of Materia Medica

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