Blatta Americana

Last modified on January 25th, 2019

Blatta Americana 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 Blatta Americana is used

      The great American cockroach, probably Kakerlac insignis. N. O. Orthoptera. Trituration of live insect with sacch. lact.

Clinical

Asthma. Dropsy. Jaundice.

Characteristics

*Blat. Amer. has been used as a remedy for dropsy, and has a popular reputation in jaundice. It was proved by Mure, and developed symptoms of jaundice, yellow sclerotics. Heat in urethra when urinating (showing a relation to *Cantharis). Pain shifting from back (right) to shoulder-blade.Acute pain in chest with want of breath (*B. orient.). General prostration and weariness on going upstairs.

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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