Corns

Last modified on January 2nd, 2019

Corns

 

Overgrowth of the scarf-skin, due to pressure on certain parts of the foot and toes from ill-fitting boots, the growth pressing on the sensitive true skin and causing much pain.

The treatment consists in wearing boots specially made for avoiding pressure on the affected parts. Relief may be obtained by bathing in hot water and paring, and applying arnica plasters afterwards.

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

Rhus. 3.-

When corns pain at changes of the weather; and afterwards Bryonia

Sulph. 6, Calcarea 6, and Lycop. 6.-When these are given according to the temperament of the patient they will lessen the tendency to corns. See CONSTITUTIONS.

Salicyl. acid IX

Painted on the corn at bed-time is a valuable local measure.

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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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