Last modified on January 17th, 2019

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


      This remedy has a marked action on the heart; and is useful in cardiac diseases. Cardiac hypertrophy, with thickening of heart walls. Cardiac debility after influenza. Liver region full and painful. Palpitation; with vertigo and choking in the throat; worse slightest exertion, laughing, coughing. Darting pains through heart. Numbness and tingling in left hand and arm.


      Lying down; on left side. Motion; exertion. Warm room.

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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