China Boliviana

China Boliviana 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 China Boliviana is used…

      Cinchona Boliviana (a variety of Cinchona calisaya growing further north). *N. O. Rubiaceae. Tincture of bark.


Aphthae. Corns. Coryza. Hands, red. Mouth, commissures ulcerated. Pneumonia. Wry-neck.


*China Bol. was proved by Modiedo, and the proving is accepted by Hering. It presents the main features of *Chi. off., but some are peculiar and deserve separate mention. Among these are: Ulceration of commissures of mouth. Cough with dagger-like pains in base of right lung. Rigidity of nape of neck. Hands red hot, or cold and sticky. There is also sticky sweat about anus. Flatulence, disturbed and dreamful sleep, and sensitiveness to touch are common to both.



Cowardice. Gloom alternating with serenity. Alternation of bad and good humour Fits of rage, blasphemes.


Vertigo as after a drunken fit, voracious appetite. Headache in morning on awaking, leaves during the day, or lasts all day and leaves during sleep.


Violent pains like a stab in left eyes, followed by itching and tears.


Detonation as of a cannon in right ear. Ringing, humming, whistling sounds.


Much sneezing on awaking with smell of fresh pus. Sensation of incipient cold with tight feeling and pain in throat. Violent cold in head. Mucus from posterior nares.


Aphthae on inner surface of lips, ulceration of commissures.


Mouth bitter, morning on waking.


Constriction and burning in throat.


Hunger, or lack of appetite, repugnance to meat. After eating:weight in stomach, cold, sneezing, sleepy and desire to sleep in evening.


Much gas rises from stomach.


Pain in both hypochondria and under ribs on waking in the morning. Pain in splenic region.


Biting in anus as from worms, excoriated sensation. Viscous sweat on anus.

Male Sexual Organs.

Pollutions exceedingly weakening. Excoriation on inner and lower part of prepuce. Gleet and ulceration of prepuce.

Respiratory Organs

Cough with pain in right lung, as from a dagger buried there, at times makes breathing laborious, burning in eyes, extremities cold. Unbearable pain in right lung, extends to region of liver, sensitive to touch.

Neck and Back

Nape of neck rigid, cannot turn head to right, any sudden movement causes a snap or crack. Wry-neck. Pain in: left shoulder, in left buttock, and also in right hip-bone on sitting up in bed.

Upper Limbs.

Hands red; vessels distended.- Hands hot, even in cold and rainy weather. – Hands cold, sticky.

Lower Limbs

Legs and feet icy cold, as if blown on by wintry wind. Painful corns.


Dreams: of sea, of fishes, of swimming, of bathing, of journeys by land and sea, of vomiting worms.

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