Ammonium benzoicum

Ammonium benzoicum 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 Ammonium benzoicum is used…

      (NH4 C7 H5O2), Benzoate of Ammonia. NH4 C7 H5 O2. Solution in distilled water.


Albuminuria. Dropsy. Gout. Indigestion. Ranula. Rheumatism.


The chief symptoms of this salt (which has been proved) are: Head heavy, stupid. Urine scanty, smoky. Right kidney sensitive to pressure. Gout with fluid in great toe-joint or with lithates. The right side is most affected.


It is *similar in its action to the Ammonias and to Benzoic acid. Also to Gnaphal. (gouty concretions), Caustic., Terebintha, Urtica.


Feeling of swelling and soreness, apparently in the puncta and saccus lachrymalis. Lids swollen.


Swelling under tongue, right side, like ranula.


Eructation of food without acidity, with apparent weakness of

digestion, or acid eructations. Increased warmth in stomach.

Urinary Organs

Sensation of internal soreness on pressure in leaning the back against the cushioned back of a carriage in region of right kidney. Bloated face, eyelids swollen, head heavy stupid, urine scanty smoky. (Albuminuria.) Urine smoky-looking, scanty, strong- smelling.

Respiratory Organs

Increased mucus in larynx causes frequent hawking and spitting.


Pains across sacrum, with urgency to Stool.

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