ALUMINA SILICATA: Materia Medica

Andalasite rock-Alumina 63, Silica 37 parts

Deep acting remedy for chronic complaints of brain, spine and nerves. Constriction is a marked general symptom, also constriction of orifices. Venous distention. Weakness, especially spinal. Aching and burning in spine. Formication, numbness, pain in all limbs. Epileptiform convulsion. Coldness during pains.

Head.–Congestion of brain. Constriction of scalp. Pain in head, better heat, perspires. Pain in eyes, flickering. Frequent coryzas. Swelling and ulceration of nose.

Respiratory.–Catarrh of chest, pain, raw feeling. Feeling of great weakness in chest. Stitching pains. Spasmodic cough with purulent viscid expectoration.

Extremities.–Heaviness, jerking, numbness, aching and pains.

Skin.–Formication along course of nerves, veins feel full and distended. Sore to touch and pressure.

Modalities.–Worse, cold air, after eating, standing. Better, warmth, fasting, resting in bed.

Dose.–Higher potencies. -Lower triturations.

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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