Perspiration

Last modified on January 11th, 2019

Persp

 

PERSPIRATION.-Perspiration may become so excessive as to constitute disease, or it may be accompanied by an offensive odour. Excessive perspiration is a symptoms of many debilitating diseases, and then it does not constitute a disease in itself. Sometimes it is purely nervous in character. General Treatment.-All debilitating causes must be avoided; a cold morning sponge-down, followed by brisk rubbing, when the patient is not too weak, to obtain a reaction. Medicines.-(Two or three times a day.)

China 3.

-When due to debility after exhausting diseases.

Phosphorus 3.

-Exhausting perspiration all over; perspiration after waking; perspiration smelling like garlic.

Calcarea c. 6.

-Perspiration of the head; cold clammy feet.

Mercurius 6.

-Sour perspiration, worse at night; rheumatic subjects.

Sulph. 6.

-Offensive perspiration of various parts, especially in scrofulous subjects and after the disappearance of eruptions.

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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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