American Holly – Intermittent fever. Marked eye symptoms, spleen pain. All symptoms better in winter.
Eye.–Infiltration of cornea; staphyloma; nightly burning in orbits, rheumatic inflammation of eye; psilosis.
Relationship.–Ilex Paraguayensis-Yerba Mate–(Persistent epigastric pain; sense of dryness of mouth and pharynx, anorexia, pyrosis, nervous depression, neurasthenia. Somnolence; incapacity for work, diminution of urinary secretion, headache and pruritus.
Hemicrania. Renal colic. Is said to be of use as a prophylactic against sunstroke, being a safe stimulant to the circulation, to diaphoresis and diuresis).
Ilex vomitoria–Yaupon–(Emetic properties-Possesses also tonic and digestive qualities, free from sleepless effects.
Has an active principle said to act as a powerful diuretic-employed in nephritis and gout). Ilex Cassine–(Christmas berry Tea)-Excellent diuretic and substitute for tea.
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.