Antimonium Arsenicum

Last modified on January 25th, 2019

Antimonium Arsenicum signs and symptoms of the homeopathy medicine from the Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by J.H. Clarke. Find out for which conditions and symptoms Antimonium Arsenicum is used

      Arseniate of Antimony. (Sb2O3) As O5 Plus 3 p.c. Trituration.


Catarrhal pneumonia. Emphysema. Ophthalmia. Pericarditis. Phthisis. Pleurisy. Pneumonia. Sciatica.


*Antimonium ars. is said to affect preferably upper left lung. Emphysema where the dyspnoea is excessive. Haarer is the chief authority for this drug. Mattes, who used it after him, says it is equally effective in right-side cases in old pneumonias and catarrhal pneumonias in children; in old pleuritic effusions, and in pericardial exudations. The cough is worse by eating, and on lying down. Wandering pains in sciatic nerves. It has caused inflammation of the eyes and oedema of the face.


*Compare: Other antimony salts, Arsenicum, Aurum, Lachesis, Pulsatilla (wandering pains), Sulphur

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John Henry Clarke

John Henry Clarke

John Henry Clarke MD (1853 – November 24, 1931 was a prominent English classical homeopath. Dr. Clarke was a busy practitioner. As a physician he not only had his own clinic in Piccadilly, London, but he also was a consultant at the London Homeopathic Hospital and researched into new remedies — nosodes. For many years, he was the editor of The Homeopathic World. He wrote many books, his best known were Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica and Repertory of Materia Medica

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