Last modified on January 17th, 2019

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


      It is an irritant poison like Rhus-t, causing malignant inflammation of the skin, with enormous swelling or OEDEMA; of left leg and foot. Burning, itching of the eyes, which feel too large. Right eye very painful, feels large, protruded than left. Ciliary neuralgia. Burning itching of the nose with violent sneezing. Pain under the left breast or nipple extending to left scapula, when coughing. Wandering rheumatic pains. Deep ulcers, with hard edges. Leprosy. Skin red all over. Recurrent eczema.


      Open air. Motion. Scratching.


      Touch. Warmth. Rest. Night.

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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