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



      Nervous and vascular erethism. Disturbances of the heart, stomach and other organs dependent upon mental or nervous excitability. Hysteria. Hysterical flatulence. Formication. Feeling as of a thread in the throat. Climacteric flushings with hysterical phenomena. Vertigo in nervous women.


      Vertigo. Vascular erethism with congested feeling in the head. Erethism of the nervous system with nervous depression. restlessness. Spasmodic movements. Agitation. Mental excitement, delirium. Formication in the hands and feet. Nausea. Vomiting.1.


      Extractum valerianae fluidum, 30m.-2dr.

Tinctura valerianae ammoniata, 1-3 dr.

Tinctura valerianae, 30m.-2 dr.

Smaller doses of this remedy, even to the first decimal dilution of the tincture, have been favorably mentioned.


      Functional disturbances of the head, stomach, etc., in persons of weak and exceedingly sensitive nervous system.1.

Nervous strain causing epileptoid and various other nervous derangements.1.

Weakness of the nervous force.1.

Nervous headache.1. (Ammoniated tincture or one-to five- grain pills of valerianate of zinc three times a day).

Hysteria in persons of a weak and excitable nervous constitution.1.

Globus hystericus.1.

Hysterical dyspnoea.1.

Hysterical flatulence.1.

Hysteria at the climacteric period.1.

Climacteric flushings with nervousness and mental.13.

Depression.1. (Valerianate of zinc, one to three grain doses three times a day).

Nausea caused by feeling as if a thread were in the throat.1. Vertigo with confusion of sight and hearing.1.

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.