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Musa 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 Musa is used

      Musa sapinentum. Banana. *N.O. Palmaceae. Tincture of the flowers.


Constipation. Cystitis. Haemorrhoids (bleeding).


Jenner (*M.H.R. ix. 549) proved the tincture of Banana flowers and produced costiveness and sensation of fulness about anus, in a person of regular habits, and he cured with it a bad case of bleeding haemorrhoids. It also produced pain in the bladder and passage of mucus with urine. Crichton Campbell commends bananas baked in their skins as an ideal food, or even a “cure,” for brain workers, nervous persons, and anemic (*H. W., xxxii. 478). A syrup made with the juice of bananas extracted by heat is commended as a remedy in chronic bronchitis with insufficient expectoration and marked dyspnoea.



Dull, heavy, frontal headache.

Mouth and Throat

Dry, rough, and extremely astringent taste and feeling in mouth, tongue, and fauces, but afterwards an increase of saliva.

Stomach and Abdomen

Rumbling in stomach and bowels with expulsion of flatus.

Stool & Anus

Costiveness (in a person of very regular habits) with feeling of fulness about anus. (Improvement and ultimate cure of profusely bleeding haemorrhoids, in a case which had resisted every kind of treatment.).

Urinary Organs

Discharge of large quantities of mucus with the urine, with dull, aching pain in bladder region.

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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