Essentials Of Homoeopathic Materia Medica And Homoeopathic Pharmacy; Being A Quiz Compend Upon The Principles Of Homoeopathy, Homoeopathic Pharmacy, A by Willis Alonzo Dewey

Essentials Of Homoeopathic Materia Medica And Homoeopathic Pharmacy; Being A Quiz Compend Upon The…

byWillis Alonzo Dewey

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... COLOCYNTHIS. Where are the pathogeneses of Colocynthis found? Hahnemann's Materia Medica Pura and Chronic Diseases, Metcalf s Homoeopathic Provings, Monthly Homoeopathic Review, Vol. XII. What is Colocynthis? It is a gourd-like fruit, growing in Asia Minor, from which we prepare a tincture; its common name is the Bitter Cucumber. Its taste is intensely bitter. How is the tincture prepared? The dried fruit, freed from the outer yellow rind, is powdered coarsely and weighed. Then five parts, by weight, of alcohol are poured on it. It is then set aside in a well-stoppered bottle in a cool, dark place for eight days, being shaken twice a day. Decant, strain and filter. Drug power, TV Give its general action. Colocynth develops most of its symptoms in the abdomen and head, causing intense neuralgias. The nerves around the hip-joint are also a marked centre of action. What is its greatest characteristic? A violent, agonizing abdominal colic; relieved by bending double and by pressing something hard into the abdomen. How does the colic of Dioscorea differ from that of Colocynth? The pains are apt to radiate from the abdomen to other parts of the body, as to the back, arms, etc. It is relieved by walking and throwing the body backwards. What other species of colic is Colocynth used for? Ovarian colic; sharp pains in the ovarian regions, relieved by bending double and by pressure. What is necessary for Colocynth to be of use in any form of colic? That the nervous elements predominate over the inflammatory symptoms. What mental conditions has Colocynth? Disturbances caused by mental emotions, violent anger or fright, vexation or mortified feelings. Give symptoms of Colocynth in sciatica. Sharp, spasmodic attacks of pain shoot down the sciatic nerve to the...

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Title:Essentials Of Homoeopathic Materia Medica And Homoeopathic Pharmacy; Being A Quiz Compend Upon The…Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:July 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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