Ferrum Picricum

Last modified on January 17th, 2019

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

Generalities

      It is a very useful remedy for senile hypertrophy of the prostate gland; with frequent urination at night, with full feeling and pressure in rectum. Smarting at neck of the bladder and penis. Retention of urine.

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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