Arsenicum Sulphuratum Flavum

(Yellow Sulphuret of Arsenic. Orpiment)

Needle pricks from within outwards in chest; also on forehead, right side. Sticking behind ear. Difficult respiration. Skin chafed about genitals.

Leucoderma and squamous syphilides. Sciatica and pain around the knee.

Arsenic sulph rub (influenza with intense catarrhal symptoms, great prostration and high temperature, purulent discharges, psoriasis, acne, and sciatica. Chilly even before a fire. Itching in various parts. Pellagra).

Third trituration.

Reference: “Pocket Manual of Homeopathic Materia Medica & Repertory” by William Boericke
Arsenicum Sulphuratum Flavum
(Arsenious Sulphide. Orpiment. As2 S3. Trituration.)

Clinical.Apoplexy. Caries. Children, emaciated. Diarrhoa. Gonorrhoa. Indigestion. Laryngeal phthisis. Walking, late.

Characteristics.The two sulphides of Arsenic, Orpiment and Realgar, have been used in a somewhat general way in cases combining prominent symptoms of both elements; but independent observations and provings have been made with the two salts. Orpiment has the burning pains and sensations of both Arsenic and Sulphur; stitching, tearing, and rheumatic pains moving from place to place. Lameness, staggering, trembling. Spasms, colic, vomiting, and diarrhoa. Annoying twitching. General debility. Chafing of skin about genitals and behind ears of children. Skin itching, dry, cracked; rhagades; itch. Jaundice. The periodicity of both Arsenic and Sul. are marked: < every afternoon and evening. > From steam or hot water. > Lying down.

Relations.Compare: Sulph., Calc. c. (children slow in learning to walk).


Mind.Intense torturing anxiety and apprehension.

Head.Needle-like stitches in r. frontal region.

Mouth.Taste bitter.Tongue furred, yellow-white; stiff; swollen; later, dry with disgust for all nourishment.Mouth and throat dry, herpetic ulcers.

Stomach.Burning and gnawing in stomach, with vomiting and diarrhoa.

Stool and Anus.Stools like water, green and slimy and terribly offensive.Diarrhoa daily 8 a.m. and several times during day, but not at night.Diarrhoa, with colic and backache and tenesmus.

Male Sexual Organs.Gonorrhoa, with terrible pains; discharge copious, yellow, constant; burning day and night along entire urethra, with restlessness.

Skin.Eruption on outer side of l. wrist; also on inner side.

Sleep.Starting in sleep, also in falling asleep; as if he would fall out of bed.Restless at night, excited; dreams with seminal emissions.

Reference: “A Dictionary Of Practical Materia Medica” By John Henry Clarke