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


      1. Old people esp. old maids land old bachelors, rigid muscular fibre; scrofulous or cancerous tendencies.

2. Lively, sanguine disposition yet easily gets out of humour; moroseness; inability and disinclination for any mental effort, dreads being alone yet avoids society.

3. Chronic gland troubles; inflammation rather than growths; with induration; esp. of breasts; after a blow, etc.

4. Vertigo on turning the head sideways esp. to the left on lying down or turning over in bed.

5. Spasmodic cough caused by dry spot in larynx, immediately on lying down (Hyosc.); during pregnancy.

6. Eye diseases; intense photophobia out of all proportion to the objective signs of inflammation; (<) night(>) pressure, dark room.

7. Bladder troubles with great difficulty in voiding urine; the flow intermits.

8. Ill-effects of suppressed sexual desire, or of excessive indulgence; suppressed menses from putting hands in cold water.

9. Sweating, immediately on falling asleep, day or night, even on closing the eyes (ctr. Sambucus).

10. Patient on the whole (<) cold; night; lying down, turning in bed; (>) in dark.

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.