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–The lips are subject to become sore, cracked, dry, and scaly, or swollen, sometimes in connection with cold sometimes independently.

General Treatment.–The best application for sore lips, in a general way, is Vaseline, to be applied at bedtime. Also Lanoline Cold Cream.

Medicines.–(Every four hours.)

Natrum mur. 6.

–Sore lips from cold; “cold blisters;” crack in the centre of the lips; swelling of upper lip.

Arsen. 3.

–Scurfiness or rawness round the red of the lips.

Hepar 6.

–Swelling of the upper lip.

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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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