(Arsenite of Quinine)


This remedy is used homeopathically as a general tonic to address symptoms of general weariness and prostration, often yielding marked and prompt benefits. It has proven curative in cases of diphtheria with significant prostration, especially prolonged ones, as well as in malarial affections and neuralgia. It is effective for periodic asthmatic attacks accompanied by severe prostration, icy skin, pressure in the solar plexus, and a tender spine.

Head: Feels tired, too full, throbbing. There is great anxiety, irritability, and vertigo, worse when looking up. Headaches are dull and heavy, either frontal or occipital, with darting pains.

Eyes: Intense photophobia, orbicular spasm, and hot gushing tears. Flickering vision with pain and lachrymation.

Mouth: Thickly furred tongue with a yellow, slimy coating, bitter taste, and no appetite.

Stomach: Alternating hyperacidity and decreased acid. Hyperchlorhydria. Thirst for water that disturbs, anorexia, and eggs cause diarrhea.

Heart: Palpitations, sensation of the heart stopping (angina pectoris), periodic suffocative attacks. Needs open air, shortness of breath when ascending, cardiac dyspnea, circulatory weakness after infections, early myocardial degeneration.

Extremities: Weak limbs, cold hands and feet, knees and limbs, and tearing pains.

Sleep: Sleeplessness due to nervous causes (use a single dose of the 5th or 6th potency).

Fever: Continuous with weakness, system depleted.

Relationship: Compare with Chinin-s., Ferrum citricum (for nephritis with severe anemia, acid dyspepsia, and chlorosis, Morbus maculosus Werlhoffii); Chinin-m. (for severe neuralgic pains around the eyes, chills, exaggerated sensitivity to alcohol and tobacco, prostration, and restlessness). Oenothera biennies (for effortless diarrhea with nervous exhaustion, incipient hydrocephalus). Macrozamia spiralis (for extreme debility after illness and collapse).

Dose: Second and third trituration.CHININUM ARSENICOSUM



Tired feeling
Sensation of head feeling too full
Throbbing pain
Great anxiety and irritability
Vertigo, worse when looking up
Dull, heavy headache (frontal and occipital)
Darting pains running up into the head

Intense photophobia
Orbicular spasm
Hot, gushing tears
Flickering vision with pain and lachrymation

Thickly furred tongue with yellow, slimy coating
Bitter taste
No appetite

Alternating hyperacidity and decreased acid
Thirst for water that disturbs
Diarrhea induced by eating eggs

Sensation of heart stopping (angina pectoris)
Periodic suffocative attacks
Need for open air
Shortness of breath when ascending
Cardiac dyspnea
Circulatory weakness after acute infections
Early myocardial degeneration

Weak limbs
Cold hands, feet, knees, and limbs
Tearing pains

Sleeplessness due to nervous causes

Continuous fever with weakness
System depletion

selection of the potency

  1. Individualization:

    • Homeopathy is based on the principle of treating the individual, not just the disease. The unique symptoms and characteristics of the person are crucial in determining the most suitable potency.
  2. Intensity of Symptoms:

    • The intensity of the symptoms guides the choice of potency. If the symptoms are intense and acute, a lower potency (e.g., 6C, 30C) might be considered. For chronic conditions with less intensity, higher potencies (e.g., 200C, 1M) may be appropriate.
  3. Sensitivity of the Patient:

    • Some individuals are more sensitive to homeopathic remedies, while others may require higher potencies. The practitioner considers the patient’s sensitivity when selecting the potency.
  4. Acute vs. Chronic Conditions:

    • Lower potencies are often used for acute conditions, while higher potencies may be considered for chronic or long-standing issues.
  5. Previous Response to Potencies:

    • The patient’s response to previous homeopathic treatments helps guide the choice of potency. If a particular potency has been effective in the past, it may be repeated or adjusted as needed.
  6. Vital Force and Susceptibility:

    • Homeopathy views illness as a disturbance in the vital force. The practitioner assesses the patient’s overall vitality and susceptibility to determine the appropriate potency.
  7. Aggravation or Amelioration:

    • The direction of the symptom response (aggravation or amelioration) after taking a remedy can influence the choice of potency.
  8. Miasmatic Considerations:

    • In classical homeopathy, the concept of miasms (inherited disease tendencies) is considered. The practitioner take this into account when selecting the potency.
  9. Practitioner Experience:

    • The experience and preference of the homeopathic practitioner play a role. Some practitioners may have success with certain potencies based on their clinical experience.


  • Do not exceed the recommended dose by physician
  • Keep out of the reach of children
  • Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight
  • Maintain half an hour gap between food/drink/any other medicines and homoeopathic medicine
  • Avoid any strong smell in the mouth while taking medicine e.g. camphor, garlic, onion, coffee, hing

Medicine images use for reference only selection of homeopathic medicine depends on the individual’s specific symptoms and overall constitution. Moreover, homeopathy is a holistic system of medicine that treats the individual as a whole. In addition to addressing the physical symptoms, it takes into account the emotional and mental state of the person. Consequently, it’s crucial to consult with a qualified homeopathic practitioner for personalized treatment.
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