History and authority: It was introduced into homoeopathic practice by E.B. Evatts in 1878, Hom. World, XIII, 15; Allen’s Encyclop. of Pure Mat. Med., Vol. X, 651.
Botanical name: Calotropis giganatia R. Br which is also called Madar (Indian Language Name)
Has been used with marked success in the treatment of syphilis following Mercury, also, in elephantiasis, leprosy, and acute dysentery. Pneumonic phthisis. Tuberculosis.
Increases the circulation in the skin; has powerful effects as a sudorific. In the secondary symptoms of syphilis, where Mercury has been used but cannot be pushed safely any farther, it rapidly recruits the constitution, heals the ulcers and blotches from the skin, and perfects the cure. Primary anćmia of syphilis. Heat in stomach is a good guiding symptom. Obesity, while flesh decreases, muscles become harder and firmer.
As per Homoeopathic Pharmacopeia :
A member of the `Asclepiadeae’ family, Calotropis gigantia is also known as Arka, Mandara, Gigantic swallow-woop, Ekke, Jelluae, Badabadam or Madar in other Indian languages.’ The plant was first proved by E.B. Evatts.
It has great therapeutic value over asthma; ascites; cough; catarrh; chronic rheumatism; diarrhoea; dysentery; elephantiasis; pneumonic tuberculosis, poisonous snake-bite, leprosy, intestinal worms, skin disease, syphilis
Homoeopathic Mother Tincture – Schwabe Germany
Dosage: 1 to 5 drops or As Recommended by Homoeopathic Physician.