Ailanthus Glandulosa

Ailanthus Glandulosa 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 Ailanthus Glandulosa is used…

      The Tree of Heaven. (Eastern Asia, cultivated as a shade-tree in North America.) *N. O. Simarubacae. Tincture from flowers beginning to open.


Acne. Cerebrospinal meningitis. Chancre. Coryza. Diphtheria. Headache. Mumps. Puerperal fever. Rheumatic fever. *Scarlatina. Syphilis. Typhoid fever. Typhus fever.


Corresponds to conditions characterized by certain livid or purpled appearances of the skin. Rash coming out in patches. Eruptions which are slow in appearing. Low adynamic forms of disease with extreme prostration, torpor, vomiting. Prostration at the outset of a disease is a leading indication for it. The patient is stupid, dull, delirious, weak. It has proved of signal service in cases of malignant and suppressed scarlatina. The head is burning hot, with piercing pains. The parotid glands are sensitive and enlarged. The attacks are characterized by Fulness of head with heat, pains burning, darting in temples and occiput, vertigo and nausea. The rash of *Ailanth. often returns annually. A feeling of Fulness everywhere, and a sensation of passage of electric current from head into limbs are prominent in the provings. With the low fever of *Ailanth. there is stupor or indifference with sighing. There is constant frontal headache of a neuralgic character. Paroxysmal headache with drowsiness during day, confused mind, depression. The throat is severely affected: thick, oedematous, dry, choky feeling. Dry, rough, scrapy, worse morning. Livid, swollen, with ulcers oozing a fetid discharge.

The symptoms are better lying on right side (bronchial affections). Sitting up causes Vomiting, dizziness. Motion causes staggering. Walking about better toothache.

It is suited to nervous, sensitive persons. Bilious temperament Stout and robust.


Ailanth. is *related *botanically *to: Ptelea and the Xanthoxylceae. *It is antidoted by: Alcohol, Rhus t., Nux-v. *Compare: Am-c., Arnica, Arum-t., Aloe (dull frontal headache); Baptisia, Bryonia, Gelsemium, Hyoscyamus, Lachesis, nitricum acidum, Nux-v., Phytolacca, Hydr- ac., Rhus-t., Stramonium, Echi.


Anxiety and restlessness. Low-spirited, continually sighing. Extreme irritability. Semi-conscious, cannot comprehend what is said to him. Stupor, delirium, and insensibility. Constant muttering delirium, with sleeplessness and restlessness. Since the poisoning all antecedents are forgotten, or remembered as matters belonging to another, or read about. Raging delirium with brilliant eyes.


Severe headache, delirium, with fever and anxiety. Severe headache, with dizziness, and red, hot face, cannot sit up. Dizzy when rising up. Dull, heavy pressing in forehead, disinclined to think or act. Darting through temples and occiput, with confusion of ideas. Head burning hot with piercing pains.


Eyes suffused and congested, startled look when aroused, pupils dilated and sluggish. Photophobia. Conjunctivitis, smarting, aching, lachrymation, purulent discharge.


Pain in ear when swallowing. Parotid gland sensitive and enlarged.


Copious, thin, ichorous, and bloody discharge from the nose. Nostrils congested. Nose dry, secretion suppressed. Coryza, with rawness in nostrils, sneezing. Loss of smell.


Face sallow, jaundiced, blue circles round eyes. Face red and hot, covered with a rash. Face mahogany-coloured. Great prostration, and countenance indicative of much distress. Purplish face. Irregular spots. Lips swollen, cracked, ulcers near commissures.


Teeth covered with sordes. Tearing in teeth (left) and face worse lying down, better walking about, and by external pressure. Tongue dry, parched, cracked. Tongue moist, furred white, tip and edges livid.

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