Helleborus orientalis

Last modified on January 23rd, 2019

Helleborus orientalis 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 Helleborus orientalis is used

      Helleborus orientalis, Lam., *N.O.. Ranunculaceae. Tincture of root.


Diarrhoea. Indigestion. Salivation.


This was proved by V. Schroff on Lederer, and produced symptoms like those of the other Hellebores. These are peculiar: Accumulation of water in the mouth with clean tongue. Bad taste, with clean tongue. Prostration, exhaustion, and disinclination to work, burning in stomach, diarrhoea. The symptoms were better by coffee. SYMPTOMS.


Heaviness, fullness, headache.



Accumulation of water in mouth, with clean tongue. Bad taste with clean tongue.


Loss of appetite. Eructations. Hiccough. Nausea. Burning, extending from stomach to lower portion of oesophagus. Epigastric region: Feeling of fullness with inclination to vomit, slight burning, afterwards extending to intestines, followed by pressure in stomach.

Abdomen and Stool

Frequent rumbling along bowels, in morning on walking, soon followed by four liquid stools in succession. Pain especially in region of left transverse colon.

Urinary Organs

Urine more profuse and paler than usual.

Heart and Pulse

Pulse more frequent, body warmer. Pulse slowed.

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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