Convallaria Majalis

Last modified on January 17th, 2019

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

Generalities

      It is useful for heart affections. Dilatation of heart without compensatory hypertrophy; when venous stasis is marked. Increases heart’s action, renders it more regular. Soreness of uterine region, with palpitation of heart. Sensation as if heart ceased beating, then starting very suddenly. Movement in abdomen as from a fist of a child. Dyspnoea; dropsy; anuric tendency. Tobacco heart.

Better

      Open air.

Worse

      Lying on back. Warm room.

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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