Heartburn

Last modified on January 3rd, 2019

Heartburn

 

– A hot sensation felt principally in the pit of the stomach, and followed after time by sour or acrid risings. This is often a symptom of dyspepsia, and then the case will be treated according to the pregnancy. Compare. WATERBRASH.

General Treatment.-The use of alkalies is objectionable. A slice of lemon, with sugar, held in the mouth may remove it, or, drinking freely of cold water, or sugared water in the morning. It is best treated by medicine.

Medicines.- (Every four hours.)

Carbo vegetabilis 6.

– With flatulence and chilliness.

Pulsatilla 3.

-Loaded tongue, flat taste, loose bowels.

Lycopodium 6.

– White tongue, red sediment in the urine, flatulence and constipation.

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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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