Apomorphinum 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 Apomorphinum is used…

      An alkaloid obtained from Morphia, but containing one equivalent less of water C17H17 NO2 (Morphine is C17 H19 NO3). Solution.


Alcoholism. Opium habit. Pregnancy, vomiting of. Sea-sickness. Vomiting, cerebral, reflex.


Apomorphine contains the emetic properties of *Opium. It causes very rapid vomiting, most rapid when injected subcutaneously. Vomiting without previous nausea. Drowsiness. Faintness. The peculiarity of the vomiting is its suddenness, completeness, and the absence of pain or continued nausea. It has been used with success in cases of sympathetic vomiting, and from pressure of a tumour on the brain. Halbert has given Apomorph. 3X with success in a desperate case of combined alcoholism and opism. The symptoms were constant nausea; constipation; insomnia; delirious headache, extreme emaciation, pronounced hysteria.


*Compare: Opium, Ip., Antim tart., Cer-ox.

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