Kali telluricum

Last modified on January 22nd, 2019

Kali telluricum 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 telluricum is used

      Potassium tellurate. K2TeO 5H2O. Trituration. Solution.


Breath, offensive. Salivation. Tongue, swelling of.


A few symptoms of this salt have been observed, of which the garlicky odour of the breath was the most noticeable and persistent. The tongue was coated white and swollen, and there was salivation. The appetite was increased.


*Compare: Teller., Phosphorus, and Kali-phos. (garlicky odour).



Tongue coated white and somewhat swollen. Garlicky odor in mouth (appeared soon after first dose, lasted seven weeks, was so offensive to others he was obliged to avoid society). Copious secretion of saliva.


Appetite increased at first: later diminished, finally lost. Inclination to vomit.


Oppression in cardiac region (7th d.).


Sleepiness, during first days.

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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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