Arum Dracunculus

Last modified on January 25th, 2019

Arum Dracunculus 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 Arum Dracunculus is used

      Arum dracunculus, Willd. *N. O. Araceae. Tincture of root.


Nettle-rash. Pricking pains.


*A.dracun. is commonly cultivated in gardens. It has a fetid smell which is apt to cause headache. The following effects of pounding the root and tearing up leaves and stems have been observed: Styptic metallic taste at back of mouth. Pricking, mingled with intolerable itching in fingers, as if hand plunged among nettles. On rubbing the fingers together, sensation as if a vast number of stings were driven perpendicularly into them.

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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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