Lycopersicum

Last modified on January 17th, 2019

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

      (Solanum lycopersicum).

Generalities

      Tomato has marked action on deltoid and pectoral muscles; pain is better lifting arm upward and outward. Pains left after influenza.

Head

      Headache beings in the occiput spreads all over the head and settles with great violence in temples, worse tobacco smoke.

Related

      Sanguinaria

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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