Mygale Lasiodora

Last modified on January 17th, 2019

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


      The chief clinical use of this spider poison is in chorea esp. of upper parts. Twitchings and contraction of facial muscles and head; which is jerked to the right side. Mouth and eyes open in rapid succession. Words are jerked out in the effort to talk. Nausea, with palpitation and dim vision. Violent erections, chordee. Unsteady gait; limbs drag while walking. Convulsive uncontrollable movements of arms and legs. Constant motion of whole body. Intense red streaks along lymphatics.


      Eating. Sitting. Morning.


      During sleep.


      Agar; Tarent.

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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