Lobelia dortamanna

Last modified on January 22nd, 2019

Lobelia dortamanna 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 Lobelia dortamanna is used

      Lobelia dortmanna. (The principal indigenous British species. Habitat, shallow lakes.) *N. O. Lobeliaceae. Tincture of fresh plant.


Ears, noises in. Headache. Indigestion. Pylorus, affections of.


I am indebted to Cooper for the whole of the information about this remedy. The symptoms of the Schema were observed on patients after single doses of the O tincture allowed to exhaust their action. According to Cooper, *Lobelia d. has much in common with *Lobelia er. and *Lobelia i. The letters and figures appended to the symptoms denote the sex and age of the patients: “m” means “man,” “W” “woman.”.


Violent headache lasting all day goes on for a fortnight, ending in severe colic and diarrhoea, and then an old cough goes away (w. 56).


All through same night (after dose), and several times after, had roaring noises in ears, worse on lying down, when going to sleep, and in early morning, also an itching on skin behind angle of right jaw and below ear (m. 24, deaf with nasal blockage high up).


Violent sneezing and catarrh (w. 47).


Pains of cancer of pylorus with distended stomach go away for a whole afternoon, great depression, mental and physical, follow at once on the dose, and next day she has neuralgic pains down right arm to fingers followed on third day by great pain in right knee lasting two days (w. 33, healthy otherwise). Habitual indigestion, no power to digest (cured).


Great discharge of flatus (m. 23). Burning as of a red-hot poker and shootings in rectum, generally worse at night, lessen at once (m. 47).

Respiratory Organs

Breathing distinctly improved (w. 65).

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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