Brucinum

Last modified on January 25th, 2019

Brucinum 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 Brucinum is used

      Brucine. An alkaloid obtained from the bark and seeds of Strychnos Nux vomica. (2ND H6. N2O4.) (C23 H26 N2O4).

Clinical

Headache. Paralysis.

Characteristics

Lepelletier has recorded the following effects of 0.02 to 0.90 of a gramme of *Brucinum. Sudden jerking, especially of lower extremities, spreading generally but not accompanied by trismus and tetanus, and not extending to oesophagus and pharynx as with *Strychnia. Twitching in the paralysed as well as healthy muscles. A fever of short duration ends the attacks, after which deep sleep comes on.

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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