Asimina Triloba

Asimina Triloba 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 Asimina Triloba is used…

      Paw Paw, or Custard Apple. N. O. Anonaceae. Tincture of ripe and unripe fruit, green leaves, bark and root.


Aphthae. Carbuncle. Cramp. Diarrhoea. Fever. Scarlatina. Throat, sore.


The Anonaceae to which Asimina belongs, are allied to the Magnolia family. From eating the unripe fruit five children developed high fever, sore throat, and a scarlet eruption, with diarrhoea, one of them having eventually a carbuncle. It has also been proved. The mouth, throat and stomach are irritated. Drinks much. Desire for ice-cold things and worse after eating.


Compare: Caps., Belladonna, Illic. anis (Colic).

Mouth and Throat

Mouth feels corroded, fauces red, swollen, tonsils and submaxillary glands enlarged.


Nausea and belching, soreness in regions of stomach and abdomen on pressure.



Stool and Anus

Diarrhoea after eating, yellowish discharges, soreness of anus when wiping it. Sudden urging to stool, with sensation as if a stick the thickness of a thumb passed down the rectum, followed by a sudden diarrhoeic stool, repeated every ten or fifteen minutes, with chilliness, drowsiness, and weak voice.

Respiratory Organs

Hoarseness, the voice is weak and talking is an effort, as if the mucous membrane was thickened.


Cramp in chest, lasting three hours, with blueness of face.


Itching when undressing. Scarlet rash followed by desquamation.


Fever, with sleepiness. Drowsiness and sleeplessness alternating.


Fever heat, with desire for something icy-cold, with drowsiness, with much thirst.

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