Eupatorium Purpureum

Last modified on January 17th, 2019

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


      The bone breaking pains and other fever symptoms are similar to Eup-p; but less pronounced; it has many more symptoms regarding the urinary and the sexual organs esp. females.


      Motion. Changing position.


      Homesick; even though at home and amongst the family. Sighing.


      Left sided headache, with vertigo, as if falling to the left side.


      Wants lemonade or cold drinks during chill. Colic all over the abdomen after voiding urine.


      Constant desire; even after frequent urination, the bladder feels full. Cystitis in pregnant women on riding on rough roads; dysuria. Vesical irritability in women. Urine smells sweet. Urinary stream smaller. Diabetes insipidus.


      Quick jerking pain in left ovary. Profuse leucorrhoea. Vulva feels as if wet. Sterility from ovarian atony.


      Dyspnoea with dropsy.

Neck and Back

      Weight and heaviness in back and loins.

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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