Calcarea Acetica

Last modified on January 25th, 2019

Calcarea Acetica 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 Calcarea Acetica is used

      Impure Calcium Acetate. Ca (C2 H3 O2) 2. Tincture.


Anus, itching of. Bronchitis membranosa. Cancer, pains of. Dysmenorrhoea membranosa. Headache. Vertigo.


The symptoms of *Calc-ac. (the first of the lime preparations proved by Hahnemann) are in the main identical with those of *Calcarea carb. (both being prepared from oyster shells), and are included in the pathogenesis of that medicine. Among its most marked symptoms may be named: Vertigo when walking in the open air. Stupefying, pressive pains in the forehead with compression of the whole head and obscuration of the senses *whilst reading: he was obliged to stop while reading and did not know where he was Clotar Muller cured many cases of megrim with *Calc-acet. The indications he relied on were: “Sour taste in mouth, sour eructations, sensation of coldness in the head, and of emptiness. Pain one-sided, affecting right eye, which was red, causing lachrymation.” Sour, offensive eructations. Profuse, painless, not exhausting diarrhoea. Severe itching of anus. Allen (*Handbook) mentions that it has cured some marked cases of membranous dysmenorrhoea and also of violent spasmodic cough ending in the expulsion of casts of bronchial tubes. For *comparisons see *Calcarea c. It has been used in the excruciating pains of open cancer (compare *Calc-ox.).

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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