Last modified on January 17th, 2019

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


      This remedy affects the CAPILLARIES of LUNGS; nose, and uterus. It causes bruised soreness; congestions and is very valuable remedy for profuse, painless, bright red, fluid haemorrhages; nose bleed, haemoptysis, oozing of blood from the edges of closed wounds, from over exertion etc. Profuse mucus discharges. Spasms or convulsions esp. after suppression of haemorrhages-menses, lochia, milk etc. Ill effects from operations for stones, biliary, renal, etc.: fall from a height, sprains. Varicose veins in pregnancy. Piercing thrusts of pain.


      Injury. Violent exertion. Stooping. Coffee.


      Bleeding. Discharges. Wine.


      Seems to have forgotten something; does not know what he is doing or wants to do. Moaning children. Sad. Aversion to work.


      Piercing thrusts of pain, beats the head against the wall; Headache worse stooping.


      Inward piercing, pressing to the root of the nose. Vision nebulous, with contortions of facial muscles.


      Sense of cool air passing through the ears.


      Bleeding, with congestion to head and chest.


      Haematemesis. Cramps in stomach, with sensation as of a liquid flowing in intestines to anus.


      Wind colic. Haemorrhages from bowels after much exertion. Bloody dysentery.


      Urine bloody. Stone in bladder with retention of urine. Pus like discharge after lithotomy.


      The seminal discharge fails during coition. Wounds and injuries of penis.


      Uterine haemorrhages, bright red, fluid. Painful varices during pregnancy. Useful for the prolonged bleeding of a hard labour. Curative of post-partum haemorrhage. Sterility from profuse menses.


      Oppression of chest, with bloody expectoration or palpitation. Cough with bloody sputum, in suppressed menses or haemorrhoids.


      Palpitation, with bloody sputum.


      Continuous high fever.


      Arn; Ledum

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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