AMBROSIA ARTEMISIAEFOLIA: Materia Medica

Rag-Weed

(AMBROSIA)

A remedy for hay-fever, lachrymation and intolerable itching of the eye-lids. Some forms of whooping-cough. Respiratory tract in its entire length stopped up. Many forms of diarrhoea, especially during summer months, also dysentery.

Nose.–Watery coryza; sneezing; watery discharge. Nosebleed. Stuffed up feeling of nose and head. Irritation of trachea and bronchial tubes, with asthmatic attacks (Aral; Eucalypt). Wheezy cough.

Eyes.–Smart and burn. Lachrymation.

Relationship.–Compare in hay-fever: Sabadilla, Wyethia; Succin ac; Ars jod; Arundo.

Dose.–Tincture, to third potency; 10 drops in water during and after attack of epistaxis. In hay-fever high potencies.

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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