Phosphorus Muriaticus

Phosphorus Muriaticus 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 Phosphorus Muriaticus is used…

      Phosphorus pentachloride. PCl5. Solution.


Asthma. Coryza, Ophthalmia.


J. Meredith (*H. W., xxxiii. 127) has recorded the effects observed on a science student from grinding up this salt and inhaling the fumes. Eye-soreness, coryza, sore throat and chest with difficult breathing, were the main symptoms. They lasted fourteen days from the exposure, and were cured by *Belladonna 3x internally and a one per cent. *Iodine lotion locally as a compress at night.


Great soreness of mucous membranes of eyes and nose, with copious intermittent runnings, lasts all night. Shades eyes from light reflected from tablecloth at dinner. Whites of eyes congested.


Irritation and copious intermittent running. The intolerable smell of the fumes cannot be forgotten at night, and sleep is impossible.


Throat and chest sore.

Respiratory Organs

In morning breathing difficult, lungs wheezy, chest and throat sore.


Symptoms kept him awake all night.

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