Factors and conditions which give relief or amelioration to the suffering have been listed with their specific conditions by John.H.clarke in grand characteristic of Materia Medica….


Cough Amel putting shoulders back, Calcarea (Iod Agg)

Cough Amel holding hypochondria with warm hand, Drosera (cf. Gelsemium, “wants to be held”)

Eating, whilst, anac.

External, warmth, Ignatia (Arsenicum, Hepar “hangs the fire”)

Flow of blood from vagina (uterine pains), Lachesis

Heat Amel burning pains, Caps.

Light; cannot sleep without a light in room, Strm

Lying on painful side, Bry, (Bel Agg).

Lying on something hard. sanic.

Open air, Pul.

Pressure (pain in r.ovary), pal.

Pressure hard, Chi. (of Ignatia -Sul. has Amel gentle pressure).

Standing, stool passes more easily when, Caus.

Supper, all symptoms except dryness of throat, Secale

Warm drinks, Lycopodium (Agg Pho.).

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