Cornus Circinata

Last modified on January 17th, 2019

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


      Remedy for old malaria. The patient is weak and depressed. Liver symptoms with aching in eyeballs. Dark foul stools, with burning in anus. Diarrhoea, dark bilious offensive with sallow complexion. Vesicular eczema of face of infants with nursing sore mouth. Sleepy, before chill with heat; after meals.


      Taking cold. At 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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