Last modified on January 17th, 2019

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


      A haemorrhagic remedy esp. when haemorrhages are profuse, bright red, gushing. It acts also on the genito urinary organs; chronic gonorrhoea. Congestions_smarting burning. Hard aching.


      Rainy weather. Exertion.


      Congested, red face. Nosebleed.


      Smarting, burning. Ecchymosis around, from below.


      Burning in stomach and abdomen. Vomitus or stool of pure blood. Abdomen distended. Anus feels torn. Haemorrhoids.


      Persistent haemorrhage from the bladder. Dysuria; during dentition; crying when urinating. Aching in bladder. Retention of urine. Vesico-rectal tenesmus, with metrorrhagia.


      Sticky sweat on genitals. Gonorrhoea and gleet. Blue, black spots on genitals.


      Metrorrhagia; with vesico-rectal tenesmus; after abortion; with diarrhoea or dysentery; after least motion. Leucorrhoea, with urinary irritability. Abortion because of exertion.


      Cough, bloody expectoration. Incipient phthisis.


      Hard aching in all the limbs.




      Canth; Ter.

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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