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Scorpio 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 Scorpio is used

      Scorpio (several species). Scorpion. *N. O. Scorpionida. (Class, Arachnida.) Tincture of living animals.


Salivation. Strabismus. Tetanus.


Scorpion stings are attended with a certain amount of danger, especially to children. The symptoms of the Schema are from effects of stings. *Scorp. Has not been proved in the attenuations. Pain and swelling of the injured part are first experienced, and constitutional symptoms follow. These include sleepiness, prostration, and possibly tetanus. Strabismus has been observed in some cases, and the pupils are dilated.


*Compare: Vespa., Scol., Tarent., Apis. Symptoms.


Pupils dilated. Slight strabismus.


Frequent sneezing.





Saliva abundant.




Bitten part much swollen, with violent pains lasting from one to three days.- Heat and pain at bitten spot, sleepiness, sneezing, restlessness, later, abundant saliva, meteorism, later, trismus or tetanus.-Complete prostration.- Always acute pains in and diminished temperature of the part bitten.

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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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