Oleum Jecoris Aselli

Last modified on January 17th, 2019

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


      Cod liver oil is a nutrient and affects the chest, liver, pancreas and tendons. Phthisis and scrofulous diathesis. Soreness. Burning in spots. Faulty nutrition. Atrophic infants; children who cannot tolerate milk. Emaciation; hot hands and head. Lassitude. Discharges yellow. Always taking cold.


      Milk. Cold damp, air or place. Motion.


      Growth of short thick hair on chin and upper lip in women.


      Tongue yellow. Foetid breath.


      Soreness and heaviness in the region of liver; worse exercise.


      Establishes menses. Leucorrhoea, yellow, with weak back.


      Hoarseness. Dry, tickling, hacking cough; better as fever comes on. Early phthisis. Soreness or stitches in chest. Haemoptysis. Yellow sputum. Cough with palpitation.


      Chilly, or fluttering from sacrum up back, to occiput.


      Chronic rheumatism with rigid muscles and tendons. Palms hot; toward evening.


      Yellow. Milk crusts. Ringworm (local application). Cold abscesses.


      Hectic. Night sweats.



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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