Iris Germanica

Last modified on January 23rd, 2019

Iris Germanica 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 Iris Germanica is used

      Blue Garden Iris (Rhizome also used to make Oris root). *N.O. Iridaceae. Tincture of fresh rhizome.


Diarrhoea. Dropsy. Freckles.


The fresh root of *Ir-german. *I-flor., and our common yellow iris, *I-pseudo-acorus, have been much used in dropsies and are violently cathartic. The juice is also used for the removal of freckles from the skin.

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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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