A classic materia medica, recommended by many colleges. It lays out the remedies according to Kent's schema, but with the generalities and modalities highlighted at the beginning of each. Its great advantage over some of the weightier tomes is its portability, plus wealth of information, particularly in relation to the mental/emotional descriptions. "Thanks to this feature it is often from looking at Phatak that one gets the clue in stubborn cases to look further into a lesser remedy, precisely because of the variations of the pictures brought out in his descriptions"(Stella Berg).
Author: S. R. Phatak