Eucalyptus

Last modified on January 17th, 2019

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

Generalities

      It is a powerful antiseptic and disinfectant. It affects the mucous membranes, producing profuse catarrhal discharges; which are acrid, and foul; with aching, stiffness and weariness as from taking cold. Malaria. Influenza. Sticking jerking pains at night. Exhausted with toxaemia and haemorrhage. Rheumatism. Said to be a preventive of influenza.

Worse

      Periodically. Night.

Mind

      Mental exhilaration. Desire to move about.

Head

      Congestive headaches. Migraine. Vertigo during all stages of fever.

Eyes

      Smart and bum.

Ears

      Tinnitus.

Nose

      Watery coryza. Stuffed up sensation. Chronic purulent foetid discharge. Tension across the nose.

Mouth

      Tongue pasty. Aphthae; mouth burns, feels full.

Throat

      Aphthae, with burning. Constant sensation of mucus in throat.

Stomach

      Digestion slow, with putrid gas. Throbbing in stomach. Nausea and vomiting, with chill. Vomiting of blood and sour fluid. Cancer.

Abdomen

      As of a weight in bowels. Acute diarrhoea; stools thin, watery, preceded by sharp pains. Dysentery, with heat in rectum.

Urinary

      Acute nephritis, complicating influenza. Diuresis. Catarrh of the bladder. Urethral carbuncle. Urine has the odour of violets.

Female

      Small nodule below nipple (right) with stabbing darting pains.

Respiratory

      Bronchial asthma. Profuse offensive expectoration of muco-pus. Bronchorrhoea; senile. Cough of influenza.

Extremities

      Pricking followed by painful aching in the limbs.

Fever

      With aching. Chill then nausea and vomiting. Continued, typhoid like fevers. Vertigo in all stages of malarial fever.

Related

      Chin; Dulc; Echi.

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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