Aesculus Glabra

Aesculus Glabra 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 Aesculus Glabra is used…

      Fetid or Ohio Buckeye. (States of North America watered by Ohio River.) *N. O. Sapindaceae. Part employed, whole ripe fruit.


Constipation. Cough. Cramp in stomach. Haemorrhoids. Meningitis. Paralysis. Speech, thick. Vertigo. Wry-neck.


*Aesculus *glabra, like the Horse-chestnut, has a marked action on the rectum. It produces hard, knotty Stool and Anus.s, very painful. Dark purple haemorrhoidal tumors, with lame back and lower limbs. Hale gives the indication: “Very painful external tumors, dark purple, with constipation and vertigo, weakness of sacrum and lower limbs.” At the same time there is Fulness and heaviness of the head without pain, the sight may be dim or lost, eyes fixed and expressionless. The speech is thick and the tongue as if lame. In cattle it produces wry-neck and paresis of hind limbs. There is a cough produced by sudden irritation of throat, sensation as of a feather tickling the throat, causing hawking and raising of mucus finally streaked with blood.


*Compare: Aesculus, Aloe, Collinsonia, Ignatia, Nux-v.


Confusion, with vertigo, often followed by stupefaction and coma.


Vertigo, with staggering, reeling, unconsciousness. Vertigo, with full, heavy head, dim sight, thick speech, nausea and vomiting, faintness, towards evening.


Eyes fixed and dead, expressionless. Sight dim or lost.


Speech thick, and tongue as if lame.


Nausea, with loathing of food and vomiting. Distension (in cattle). Full sensation. Cramp-like pain.

Stool and Anus.

Hard, knotty Stool, constipation. Very painful, dark purple, haemorrhoidal tumors, with lame back and lower limbs.

Respiratory organs

Sudden irritation of the throat, a sensation of a feather tickling the throat causing hacking and raising of mucus, finally streaked with blood.

Neck and Back

Wry-neck (cattle). Great lameness and weakness of back.

Lower Limbs

Trembling of lower limbs. Hind limbs lame, paralysis. Strong tendency to contraction of legs.


Spasms and convulsions, followed by lameness. Trembling.

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