AMMONIUM CARB homeopathic remedy keynotes and indications from the Decachords by Gladstone Clarke, of the medicine AMMONIUM CARB…


      1. Stout, fleshy persons of sedentary habit; delicate women who faint easily and fly to smelling bottle on least excuse; cold people.

2. Listlessness; ill-humour esp. during stormy weather; desire for olfactory stimulants.

3. Haemorrhagic diathesis; epistaxis, when washing face, after eating; venous congestions.

4. Tendency to gangrenous degeneration of parts; whole body seems overpowered by toxic effects of the disease (Ailanth., Baptisia).

5. Affections of respiratory tract; acute and chronic; stoppage of nose mostly at night, must breathe through mouth (a keynote even in diphtheria); aged and when associated with emphysema; asthma, coughs, etc., gen. (<) 3-4 a.m.

6. Malignant scarlatina with somnolence; threatened paralysis of brain; toxic effects appear to centre in the throat, which is dark red, putrid, externally swollen.

7. All discharge acrid, excoriating, leaving rawness and burning.

8. Cholera-like symptoms at commencement of M.P.; menses premature, profuse with great fatigue and (<) of all symptoms.

9. Affections mostly right-sided.

10. Modalities; (<) cold, wet weather; washing; during M.P.

Note. Useful locally for stings of insects. etc.

A. Gladstone Clarke
Arthur Gladstone Clarke, a christian missionary working with the North China Mission, made good practical use of the homeopathy. He learnt as a student at MSM. He published a short introduction to the use of over 100 commonly used medicines—Decachords—first published in 1925 and still in print today.