Last modified on January 23rd, 2019

Aurantium 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 Aurantium is used

      Citrus vulgaris. Orange. N. O. Rutaceae. Tincture of peel of Seville orange.


Choking, sensation of. Faintness. Headache. Metrorrhagia. Neuralgia. Palpitation. Throat, rising in.


The tincture of the peel is used as a pleasant bitter tonic in the old-school practice. On sensitive individuals oranges in any form produce pathogenetic effects. One patient of my own could never eat an orange without experiencing a fearful taste at the back of the nose and throat, lasting many days and causing choking sensations and faintness. Nervous affections predominate, neuralgias of various kinds. The skin is the seat of many symptoms.



Compare: Citrus limonum, Ruta, Angustura.


Great excitement, quick motions.


Right side hemicrania.


Neuralgia in face; shooting, gnawing pains, most in temples, especially right side.


Constant toothache. Teeth become carious, wear off.


Something seems to rise in throat and choke her. Fearful taste at back of nose and throat, lasting for days and causing choking sensation and faintness.

Urinary Organs

Pains in kidneys and bladder.

Female Sexual Organs.

Too copious menses.






Suited for diseases of old men, especially with coldness and chilliness. An orange eaten before breakfast is said to destroy the craving for alcohol in drunkards.


Itching, general or more often only in upper limbs, with redness and swelling of hands. Eruption and other symptoms like scarlatina.

About the author

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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