Last modified on January 21st, 2019

Myosotis 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 Myosotis is used

      Myosotis symphytifolia, “Black-root.” (Marshy places in Indiana. *N.O. Boraginaceae. Tincture of fresh plant.


Bronchitis, chronic. Cough. Lungs, affections of.


Hale has collected some clinical experiences with Myosotis (which differs from *M. Palustris in having large Symphytum-like leaves), showing it to have a strong affinity for the respiratory organs. The left lower lung was most affected. Copious expectoration, emaciation, night-sweat. During the cough there was gagging or vomiting, cough worse during or immediately after eating, pain in left side (lower lung) not worse any position, but worse while coughing and sensitive to percussion. Profuse sweat day and night.


*Compare: Symphytum (botan.) Stann. (lung disease).

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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