Ethylum nitricum

Last modified on January 25th, 2019

Ethylum nitricum 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 Ethylum nitricum is used

      Nitric Ether. C2 H5 NO3 (not to be confounded with nitrous ether, C2 H5 NO2, which is the principal ingredient in Sweet Spirit of Nitre).


Heart, hypertrophy of. Vertigo.


This is one of the anesthetics experimented on by ***J. Y. Simpson and later by ***B. W. Richardson. It has produced a few definite symptoms.


*Compare: Gloninum, Amyl-n.



A tendency to pitch forward. Sense of fullness in vessels of brain. Much headache and giddiness for some time after its employment.


Extreme suffusion of face.


Excessive over-action of the heart. Rapid and painful respiration.

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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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