AMMONIUM BENZOICUM: Materia Medica

Benzoate of Ammonia

One of the remedies for albuminuria, especially in the gouty. Gout, with deposits in joints. Urinary incontinence in the aged.

Head.–Heavy, stupid.

Face.–Bloated, swollen eyelids. Swelling under tongue like ranula.

Urine.–Smoky, scanty. Albuminous and thick deposits.

Back.–Pain across sacrum, with urgency to stool. Soreness in region of right kidney.

Relationship.–Compare: Terebinth; Benz ac; Ammonia salts; Caust.

In albuminuria compare: Kalmia; Helon; Merc cor; Berb; Canth.

Dose.–Second trituration.

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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