Ceanothus Americanus

Last modified on January 17th, 2019

Dr. S.R. Phatak describes the clinically confirmed symptoms of the homeopathic remedy Ceanothus Americanus in his Concise Materia Medica, published in 1977.


      This remedy has a special affinity to the spleen, which enlarges enormously. Pain in left hypochondria; with dyspnoea, diarrhoea, profuse or suppressed menses, leucorrhoea. Menses every two weeks. Anaemic patients where liver and spleen are at fault. Leukaemia. Enlargement of liver. Urine, green, frothy. Periodical neuralgia.


      Cold weather. Lying on left side. Motion.




      Natrum mur.

About the author

S.R. Phatak

S.R. Phatak

A pioneer of Homoeopathy in Maharashtra, Dr Shankar Raghunath Phatak was born on 6th September, 1896. He did his MBBS from Grant Medical College, in 1924. Started his practice but somehow not satisfied with Allopathic Treatment.

He was convinced about Homoeopathy while going through Sir William Osler's writings on 'History of Medicine' so switched over to an entirely Homoeopathic Practice in 1932. He also started working on Homoeopathic literature along with his Practice.

He has contributed immensely to homoeopathic literature. He was an ardent follower of Dr Boger. His Repertory is based on Boger's ''A Synoptic key to Materia Medica'.

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