Bothrops Lanceolatus

Last modified on January 25th, 2019

Bothrops Lanceolatus 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 Bothrops Lanceolatus is used

      Yellow viper. Vipera Jaune. Fer-de-lance of the island of Martinique N. O. Crotalide. Solution of the poison in glycerine, attenuations in rectified spirit.


Blindness. Bones, necrosis of. Day-blindness. Gangrene. haemorrhages. Lungs, congestion of. Tongue, paralysis of.


The most peculiar symptoms of *Bothrops, for which Ozanam is the authority, are these: Amaurosis. Day-blindness, “can scarcely see her way after sunrise. ” Inability to articulate without any affection of the tongue. Haemorrhages, the blood being fluid and black. All the symptoms of pulmonary congestion, oppressed breathing and bloody expectoration, more or less profuse. Paralysis of one arm or one leg only. After being bitten in the little finger of one hand, paralysis began in the fingertips of the other hand and extended over the whole of that side. Deep gangrene, bones laid bare and necrotic. Intolerable pain in right great toe (patient bitten in left thumb). The diagonal course of symptoms is marked. Hemiplegia. Dissecting gangrene. Slight shivering followed by very profuse cold sweat.


*Compare: Other serpent poisons. Bell has night-blindness.

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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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