Gymnocladus Canadensis

Gymnocladus Canadensis 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 Gymnocladus Canadensis is used…

      Chicot. American Coffee-tree. *N.O. Leguminose. Tincture of fresh pulp of the pods.


Erysipelas. Fever. Headache. Spleen, pain in. Throat, sore. Tongue, blue. Toothache. Whitlow.


The most peculiar symptom of the *Gymnocl. proving is a bluish- white coating of the tongue. Guided by this symptoms ***C.T. Bingham cured a man. of Headache following influenza “a constant severe pain in front part of head, especially under eye-brows and upper part of nose.” It had lasted over two weeks, never ceasing and at times intolerable. Bones of eye-sockets sore to touch. Tongue covered all over with bluish-white coat, does not enjoy food, is very weak. *Gym. 2x cured. Full, tight headache appears in the proving, with sensation as if the eyes were pushed forward. The fullness takes actual shape in “erysipelatous swelling of face and head, hot face, it feels swollen, is compelled to rub the eyes.” Full sensations and burning pains are very common. Toothache from slightest cold air or drink. Sore throat, dark livid redness of fauces and tonsils. There are a number of fever symptoms Desire for heat, wants to be near the fire. Cold chills and pains in bowels. Perspiration in axillary regions and palms. Epidemic fevers of typhoid character have been cured by it. Violent pain in left forearm as if the bones were crushed. There is aversion to motion, easily fatigued, desire to lean the head on something. Walking worse. Cold worse, cold drinks and cold drafts worse. better From rubbing eyes.


*Compare: Nux-v., Agaricus AEthus., Belladonna, Cicuta., Hyo., Laches., Lachn., Solan. n., Stramonium



Cannot think, comprehend, or study, forgets everything. Indifference.


Dizzy with dimness of sight, nausea, belching. Head feels full, tight as if bound up. Intense frontal headache, eyes feel pushed forward. Fullness and pressure in and over eyes, extending to vertex. Intense headache with stitches in bowels, in umbilical region at time. Catarrhal headache, premonitory stages, feeling of fullness in head, with throbbing in temples and forehead, with vertigo, heat of face, numbness and tired feeling. Desire to lean the head on something.


Eyes feel pushed forward. Burning heat and pain through eyes, sore in morning. Desire to rub the eyes. Sense of agglutination of left eye, desire to rub or scratch it Violent throbbing pain over left eye.


Sensations as if flies were crawling over right side of face. Erysipelatous swelling of face and head, face feels hot and swollen, is compelled to rub the eyes. Pain as if bruised in left malar bone.


Great sensibility of teeth, worse left side and in upper teeth, slightest draught of cold air induces it, cold drinks very painful.


Tongue coated bluish-white. Burning, drawing, and scraping, burning in roof of mouth, extending to mouth and tonsils.


Sore throat, dark, livid redness of fauces and tonsils. Right tonsil inflamed, purple. Stitching and shooting in throat. Mucus in throat and frequent hawking.


Belching of sour water.Nausea after eating with pain and fullness in stomach and belching. Burning in esophagus and stomach. Circumscribed burning in stomach size of dollar.


Pain in left side as if spleen were swollen. Soreness and tenderness of abdomen. Stitches in bowels and umbilical region.


Constipation with ineffectual desire. Aching fullness in rectum after stool.

Urinary Organs

Pressure on bladder and frequent desire to urinate, urine passed in small stream.

Male Sexual Organs

Itching of gland and prepuce.

Respiratory Organs

Smarting in larynx. Tickling in throat in morning causing cough, increasing through day, cough dry, hard, and racking. Pressure on chest and sternum.

Upper Limbs

Violent pain in left forearm, in radius, as if bones wee crushed and broken. Pulsation in left index finger as if panaritium were forming.

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