Last modified on January 25th, 2019

Toxicophis 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 Toxicophis is used

      Toxicophis pugnax. Moccasin Snake. *N.O. Ophidia. Trituration.


Oedema. Periodic neuralgia.


Some effects of bites with this snake have been recorded. A peculiar feature of the cases was that the symptoms of pain and fever recurred annually at exactly the same period for many years with decreasing intensity each year. In one case the pains spread to other parts after some years.


Lower Limbs

Right leg became painful and swelled rapidly. For several years the pain was confined to the knee of the bitten limb, in a few years it left the knee and seized the hip, and finally attacked the shoulder.


For the last eighteen years annual recurrence of symptoms with severe pain but without swelling, occurred at precisely the same time of year, decreased in intensity each year.


Skin rather dry.

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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