Arsenicum Sulphuratum Flavum

Arsenicum Sulphuratum Flavum 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 Arsenicum Sulphuratum Flavum is used…

      Arsenious Sulphide. Orpiment. As2S3. Trituration.


Apoplexy. Caries. Children, emaciated. Diarrhoea. Gonorrhoea. Indigestion. Laryngeal phthisis. Walking, late.


The two sulfides of *Arsenic, *Orpiment and *Realgar, have been used in a somewhat general way in cases combining prominent symptoms of both elements, but independent observations and provings have been made with the two salts. *Orpiment has the burning pains and sensations of both *Arsenic and *Sulphur, stitching, tearing, and rheumatic pains moving from place to place. Lameness, staggering, trembling. Spasms, colic, vomiting, and diarrhoea. Annoying twitching. General debility. Chafing of skin about genitals and behind ears of children. Skin itching, dry, cracked, rhagades, itch. Jaundice. The periodicity of both *Arsenic and *Sulph. are marked: worse every afternoon and evening. better From steam or hot water. better Lying down.


*Compare: Sulph., Calcarea c. (children slow in learning to walk).


Intense torturing anxiety and apprehension.


Needle-like stitches in right frontal region.


Taste bitter. Tongue furred, yellow-white, stiff, swollen, later, dry with disgust for all nourishment. Mouth and throat dry, herpetic ulcers.


Burning and gnawing in stomach, with vomiting and diarrhoea.

Stool and Anus

Stool like water, green and slimy and terribly offensive. Diarrhoea daily 8 a.m. and several times during day, but not at night. Diarrhoea, with colic and backache and tenesmus.

Male Sexual Organs.

Gonorrhoea, with terrible pains, discharge copious, yellow, constant, burning day and night along entire urethra, with restlessness.


Eruption on outer side of left wrist, also on inner side.


Starting in sleep, also in falling asleep, as if he would fall out of bed. Restless at night, excited, dreams with seminal emissions.

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