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


      1. Thin, single women with rheumatic tendencies and nervous, hysterical temperament.

2. Unstable mental state constantly relapsing into profound depression; anxiety and fears of death, insanity, nature and extent of illness, etc.; loquacity; mental and physical restlessness; mental state alternating with physical.

3. Utero-ovarian disorders, with various reflex disturbances incidental thereto; e.g. severe headache occiput, vertex and or behind the eyes, may extend to nape of neck and even spine; (<) motion (>) open air.

4. Rheumatic complaints esp. in the belly of muscles; often with persistent muscular soreness.

5. Pains sudden, sharp, lancinating; (<) touch motion; often assoc. with the voiding of profuse, pale urine; with numbness.

6. Trembling and jerking of muscles (<) emotion, under pressure, e.g. when lying on the part; preventing sleep. Chorea.

7. Menses too painful, irregular and gen. scanty; pains (<) during the flow.

8. Ailments resulting from emotional causes esp. disappointment in the affections.

9. Left-sided complaints.

10. Modalities; (<) cold (except the headache) esp. cold damp weather; (<) during M.P.

Note. A valuable remedy to consult in disorders of pregnancy, and the puerperal state. Keynote-Gloom.

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.