Aconitum Cammarum

Aconitum Cammarum signs and symptoms of the homeopathy medicine from the Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by J.H. Clarke. Find out for which conditions and symptoms Aconitum Cammarum is used…

      A. cammarum, Linn. (includes Aconite neomontanum, Willd., Aconite intermedium, D. C., and Aconite stoerckianum, Reich.). *N. O. Ranunculaceae. Tincture of root.


Catalepsy. Eruption. Headache. Neuralgia. Pollutions. Salivation. Tongue, paralysis of. Vomiting.


The main symptoms of *Aconitine are reproduced in *A. camm. Formication begins on tongue and lips and spreads to face and thence over whole body, with this are distortion of features and dry skin. There is headache worse by bending body forward, and face ache accompanied by tinnitus aurium and vertigo. Walking causes weariness and, if continued, causes pains in elbows, knees, and hips. Violent eructations, inclination to vomit without vomiting, spasmodic contraction of stomach and abdominal muscles. Great sensitiveness to light.Erections and pollutions without voluptuous dreams.On lower extremities small papules and vesicles, filled with serous fluid, very painful. Memory weakened, sense of touch diminished.

*A. *neomont. produced: Peculiar sharp taste followed by violent shooting pains from lips to stomach. The eructations and rumbling in bowels of the alkaloid were reproduced, but in addition the mucous membrane of the mouth was red, studded with small whitish yellow vesicles surrounded with bright red areola, salivation came on. Pupils, at first mobile, became persistently dilated, vision dim, unable to look at highly illuminated objects without winking, near and distant objects seem to swim. Extreme restlessness, it seems as if it were a tickling which impels him to constant movement, better in equable temperature, worse on entering warm air from cold and *vice *versa. Apathetic, indifferent to all the world.Sleep disturbed or impossible. Vomiting better all symptoms.


Rage. Fear. Apathy and indifference. Thought and power of concentration disturbed.Memory weak.


Blackish blue colour of face, blue swollen lips. Most remarkable sensation contraction of face.


Paralysis of tongue. Salivation. Fuzzy sensation where the crawling was. Taste and sensation diminished.


Burning in abdomen and sensation of ants crawling round in it.

Respiratory organs

Voice hoarse and rough. Respiration slow, difficult, with sensation as if chest and throat constricted.


Pulse frequent, afterwards depressed, slow, irregular, intermittent.


Subsultus tendinum. Twitching. Catalepsy.

John Henry Clarke
John Henry Clarke MD (1853 – November 24, 1931 was a prominent English classical homeopath. Dr. Clarke was a busy practitioner. As a physician he not only had his own clinic in Piccadilly, London, but he also was a consultant at the London Homeopathic Hospital and researched into new remedies — nosodes. For many years, he was the editor of The Homeopathic World. He wrote many books, his best known were Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica and Repertory of Materia Medica