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


      1. Spasmodic catarrhal affections of respiratory tract; esp. whooping cough; violent paroxysms follow one another so rapidly child cannot get breath; often ends in gagging, vomiting and cold sweat; sometimes with haemorrhage from nose or mouth.

2. Coughs in general ((<)) lying down and after midnight, warmth, drinking, using voice etc.; patient badly shaken up, must hold sides; coughs gen. end with free discharge of mucus.

3. Constant titillating cough beginning as soon as head touches pillow at night; esp. in children.

4. Valuable in tubercular diseases; phthisis, esp. laryngeal cases T.B. of long bones.

5. Measles with hoarse, spasmodic 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.