Clarke gives the toxic effects of homeopathy drug Creosotum and its therapeutic uses in non-toxic doses in his book The ABC Manual of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, published in 1901….



      Chronic bronchitis. Winter cough. Bronchiectasis. Non- febrile phthisis. Whooping cough. Nausea and loss of appetite. Vomiting of cancer on the stomach. Bloody, corroding, foetid discharges from the bowels or vagina. Antiseptic.


      Pallor. Vertigo. Loss of consciousness. Contracted pupils. Hoarse, croupy cough dyspnoea.1. Anorexia, nausea, retching, vomiting, Diarrhoea, dysenteric stools with pain in the bowels.2.


      Creosotum, I-5 m.

Guaiacol, I-5 m.

Best given after meals in cream, whisky or cod-liver oil.


      Nausea and loss of appetite.2.

Sympathetic vomiting.2.

Vomiting of cancer of the stomach.2.

Vomiting of Bright’s disease.2.

Whooping cough.1. (Dilute creosote one-third to one-half with alcohol. To be used upon chloroform inhaler from time to time).

Dry, spasmodic, very violent cough.1. (Use inhaler when required).

Chronic bronchitis.1. (Tar water or two-grain tar pills three times a day).

Non-febrile phthisis.1. (Increase dose to five or more drops after meals).

Bronchiectasis. (Guaiacol vapor baths, from ten to sixty minutes).

Diarrhoeal or dysenteric stools from irritation of the intestinal mucous surfaces.2.

Bloody, corroding, foetid discharge from the bowels of vagina.2. (Creosote in the third or sixth decimal trituration).

Exposed and carious dental pulp. (Pack cavity with cotton moistened with creosote).

George Hardy Clark
Clark, George H. (George Hardy) 1860-1941 was the author of: Homeopathic Treatment of Asthenopia; Lee and Clark's Cough and expectoration : a repertorial index of their symptoms; The A B C Manual of Materia Medica and Therapeutics; A system for the care and training of children; The Black Plague and Its Control.