Gymnocladus

Last modified on January 17th, 2019

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

Generalities

      It causes numbness and bluishness esp. of the tongue.

Worse

      Cold. Walking.

Better

      Rest. Leaning against something. Rubbing eyes.

Mind

      Forgets everything. Slow grasp; cannot think, comprehend or study.

Head

      Tight feeling, as if bound.

Eyes

      As if were pushed forward; wants to rub them. Pain under brows into the nose.

Face

      Crawling as of flies over the face. Erysipelatous swelling.

Mouth

      Teeth sensitive to cold air. BLUISH, WHITE TONGUE.

Stomach

      Hot, sour eructations. Burning spot in stomach.

Extremities

      Violent pain in forearm (left), in radius, as if the bones were crushed.

Related

      Opium.

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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