Ferrum Pernitricum

Last modified on January 22nd, 2019

Ferrum Pernitricum 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 Ferrum Pernitricum is used

      Per nitrate of Iron. Fe2 6NO3. Dilutions of the Ferri Pernitratis Liquor of B.P.


Diarrhoea. Eyes, affection of. Glands, affections of. Lienteria.


*Ferrum *pernit. has been used by old-school practitioners with good effect in the diarrhoeas of India, in lienteria, the diarrhoea of phthisis, diarrhoea in feeble and nervous females, also in scrofulous children with enlarged glands and obstinate ophthalmia. Though there are no provings of the remedy it is plain that these are specific effects. Cooper, who has given much attention to the Iron preparations, give as a characteristic, “Cough, with florid complexion.” In cases presenting marked features of *Ferrum and *Nit. *ac., *Fe. *pernit. should render good service.

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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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