Drunkeness

Last modified on January 3rd, 2019

Drunkeness

 

For a fit of drunkenness there is nothing better than to let the person sleep it off. Cold water applied to the head or body will restore him more quickly if it is necessary. Nothing but moral effort will cure the habit, though medicines can give great help. Drunkards should abstain from salt.

Medicines.

Nux vom 3.

-For the after-effects of fit of drunkenness. It may be given every hour until the headache or other reminders of the previous night are gone.

China.

-(Being given in the strong tincture, five drops in a wineglassful of water) it is the best medicine when craving for drink comes on.

Sulph. 30.

-Given night and morning will sometimes produce distaste for drink.

See also ALCOHOL HABIT and DELIRIUM TREMENS. DYSENTERY, OR BLOODY.

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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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