Last modified on January 3rd, 2019



A scurfy state of the scalp. A certain amount of scaling is natural; it is only when it becomes excessive that it constitutes disease.

General Treatment.-When the crust is thick it may be removed by anointing with lard at night and washing with a weak solution of soda in the morning. It must not be removed forcibly.

Medicines.-(To be given night and morning.)

Arsen. 3.-

When dry.

Sepia 6.-

When moist.

Sulph. 6.-

When dark or dirty-looking, with offensive odour, red under the crust; itching. (When Sulphur is given internally a mild sulphur ointment (one part of official Sulphur Ointment to three parts Linguentum cetacci) may be applied at night and washed off in the morning.).

About the author

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

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *