Adonis Vernalis

Adonis Vernalis 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 Adonis Vernalis is used…

      Adonis vernalis. *N. O. Ranunculaceae. Infusion or tincture of fresh plant, an extract, Adonidin.


Albuminuria. Dropsy. Heart, affections of.


Like *Convallaria, *Adonis is a popular heart remedy in Russia. It has not been proved, but the indications for its use have been defined by experience as follows: Rapid and feeble action of the heart, dropsy, scanty urine with albumen and casts. Valvular disease and cardiac asthma. There is no record of its uses in the potencies. Cash gave great relief to “a water-logged patient of seventy-four” with mitral regurgitation, with one-grain doses of *Adonidin at eight-hour intervals, after failure of *Arsenicum and *Digitalis. Urinary secretion rose from half a pint to 22 pints in twenty-four hours. Breathing was relieved, sleep returned.


*Compare: Digit., Conv., Stroph.

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