Kali picricum

Last modified on January 22nd, 2019

Kali picricum 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 Kali picricum is used

      Potassium picrate. 6TH(NO2)3O. Trituration (which must be made with great care, on account of the explosive nature of the salt).


Eructations. Jaundice.


Allen quotes from Wolff and Gouzee the following constant pathogenetic effects observed in patients to whom *Kali-pi. was given for intermittent fever: Jaundice, diarrhoea, pain in pit of stomach, violent eructations, colic, urine clear, brownish red, not from bile pigment, but from large quantities of urate of ammonia. *Kali-pi. Is an intensely yellow salt, and yellow substances generally act powerfully on the liver, as is the case with Picric acid itself and its other salts.


*Compare: Pic-ac., Fe. pi.

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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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