LAPIS ALBUS: Materia Medica

Silico-fluoride of Calcium – Affections of glands, goitre, pre-ulcerative stage of carcinoma. Burning, stinging pain in breast, stomach, and uterus. Connective tissue about glands specially affected. Fat anaemic babies with Iodine appetite. Ravenous appetite.

Remarkably successful in scrofulous affections, except in malarial cases. Uterine carcinoma. Fibroid tumors with intense burning pains through the part with profuse haemorrhage. Glands have a certain elasticity and pliability about them rather than the stony hardness of Calc fluor and Cistus.

Ears.–Otitis media suppurativa. Where Silica is indicated progress is hastened by Lapis (Bellows).

Chest.–Persistent pains in mammary region. Glandular hardening.

Skin.–Scrofulous abscesses and sores. Enlargement and induration of glands, especially cervical. Lipoma, sarcoma, carcinoma. Pruritus.

Relationship.–Compare: Silica; Badiaga; Ars iod; Calc iod; Con; Kal iod; Asterias.

Dose.–First to sixth potency.

Written by William Boericke (1849 - 1929) and published first in his book "Materia Medica" (1901)

William Boericke was an Austrian-born American physician who became a influential exponent of homeopathy. He is also known as an academic writer, publisher, medical school professor and owner of several pharmacies.

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