Cuprum Aceticum

Last modified on January 17th, 2019


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


      Head reels when in a high-ceiled room. Facial neuralgia in cheek bone, upper jaw and behind the ear better by chewing; pressure and hot applications. Chorea; periodical, with melancholy and dread of society. Chronic psoriasis and leprous-like eruption over whole body, in spots of various sizes, without itching. In epilepsy aura begins in the knee and ascends to hypogastrium. Protracted labour.


      Chewing. Pressure. Warmth.


      Heat. Motion. Mental emotions. Touch.

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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