Grief

Last modified on January 3rd, 2019

Grief

 

GRIEF AND SORROW.-The emotions have great effect on the nutrition of the body, just as the bodily health has much to do with producing disorder of the emotions. The remedy for the effects of grief is largely the moral one, and without this, medicines cannot be expected to cure; they can, however, remedy the first sudden consequences of grief, and go a long way toward remedying the after-effects.

Medicines.-(Every hour or two, according to urgency and necessity.)

Ignatia 3.

-Silent, inward grief, preying upon the mind; from misplaced affection in lovers; vomiting, pains in the stomach, giddiness; fits; fits resulting from grief or mortification.

Sulph. 3.

-Sleeplessness after grief (one dose at bed-time).

Belladonna 3.

-Deranged intellect from grief, things appear dark, black, or double.

Hyoscy. 3.

-If jealous, violent or delirious; intellect deranged, things appear than they are; home-sickness, patient cannot sleep.

Mercurius 6.

-Patient very weak, trembling, uneasy, agitated, particularly during the night; things appear dark, black, or double.

Platina 6.

-Contempt of persons formerly loved, with temptation to kill; objects appear smaller. If grief brings on the monthly discharge, increases or checks it or brings on other symptoms with it.

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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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