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


      1. Plethoric subjects.

2. Furious delirium; screaming and howling.

3. Sudden, intense local congestions esp. to base to brain, spine, chest, stomach; also of pelvis, dysmenorrhoea (Caulophyllum); coup-de-soleil.

4. Acute febrile diseases with great arterial excitement; convulsions often precede eruptions; acute rheumatism.

5. Tongue white or yellow-coated with red streak down centre.

6. Slow pulse is primary and more characteristic action (Digit.); arterial excitement is secondary effect.

7. Conclusive twitchings and tremblings, even paralysis with tingling.

8. Cerebro-spinal diseases with cold, clammy perspiration, opisthotonos; basilar meningitis; apoplexy with slow, full, hard- as-iron pulse.

9. Pneumonias; early congestive stage with slow, laboured breathing and livid face (4044074r low potency).

10. Modalities; ((<)) on rising, waking, evening, motion.

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.