Nymphaea Odourata

Last modified on January 21st, 2019

Nymphaea Odourata 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 Nymphaea Odourata is used

      Sweet Water Lily. *N. O.Nymphaeaceae. Tincture of the root.


Back, pain in. Coryza. Diarrhoea. Throat, sore.


Hale mentions this emblem of purity and its traditional reputation as a dissipater of venereal desires. There has been only one proving (by Dr. Cowles), and no definite clinical experience. Like *Nuphar, it has early morning looseness of bowels.



Head feels very heavy.


Severe coryza.


Throat sore as from a cold frequent desire to swallow with painful deglutition. Tingling, roughness in throat.


Pain in hypogastrium and back, and a stool 7 a.m.

Stool & Anus

Stools in early morning, 7 a.m., also 11 a.m. Thin stool with a little pain and smarting at anus, left 30 p.m. Pain in bowels for a few moments at a time, sharp, and passage of foul flatus Looseness of bowels with pain.

Urinary Organs

Increased flow of urine. Some urine passed involuntarily. Sensation as if urine was not all passed, with feeling of weakness in lumbar region.

Male Sexual Organs

Slight increase of sexual feeling. Slight excitement.

Female Sexual Organs

(Used as an injection to stop leucorrhoea.).

Respiratory Organs

Some cough in morning.


Pain in back. Feeling of weakness in lumbar region, with sensation as if urine was not all passed.

Lower Limbs

Weakness and pain in bones and lower limbs.


Dull, weak, and unfit for work.


Lascivious dreams.


Chilly feeling.

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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