Fucus Vesiculosus

Last modified on January 22nd, 2019

Fucus Vesiculosus 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 Fucus Vesiculosus is used

      Sea Kelp. *N. O. Algae. Tincture and trituration of the dried plant.


Corpulence. Dyspepsia. Goitre.


*Fucus is a tissue-remedy of great power and must be compared with Iodine, of which it contains a large proportion. The symptoms have been obtained from patients taking the medicine for the reduction of obesity. The rapidity of digestion is increased and flatulency diminished. Goitre has been cured with it in teaspoonful doses of the tincture given two or three times a day.



Intolerable headache, forehead felt as if compressed by an iron ring.


Stomach acts with more rapidity, and the hour of repast is more impatiently looked for. The act of digestion is no longer accompanied by flushings of the face, fullness, weight in epigastric region and fits of heat towards head.


Flatulency diminished and then disappears.


Obstinate constipation.

Respiratory Organs

Sense of suffocation, especially during menses.

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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