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


      1. Persons of sedentary habits suffering from brain-fag; nervous hysterical women esp. during pregnancy.

2. Mentals. Patients distressed by sudden loss of memory; lacks self-confidence; fears inability to “get through” (Argentum Nit., Lycopodium); paradoxical temper-laughs at serious matters, serious over laughable things; great suspicion. Dual personality, as of two wills acting in opposition. Irresistible desire to curse and swear (Lac. Can., Lilium tigrinum, Tig., Nitr. Ac.).

3. Weakness of all the senses.

4. Neuralgic pains, dull, penetrating or pressing as from a blunt instrument or plug.

5. Sense of constriction as of a hoop round the part (Cact.).

6. Gastric symptoms ((>)) while eating.

7. Ineffectual urging to stool.

8. Complaints prone to go from right to left.

9. Skin eruptions with excessive itching, similar to Rhus tox.

10. Patient generally chilly; (<) damp; mental exertion; all symptoms ((>)) while eating except cough.

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.