Assacu – Used in leprosy, when skin feels as if it were hide bound Tense vesicles; sensation of splinter under thumb-nails. Skin of forehead feels drawn tight.
Stiff neck, pain in back. Throbbing in finger tips. Itching, pimples on all projecting portions of bone, malar bones, etc.
Relationship.–Compare Calotropis or Madura album–(Leprosy; livid and gangrenous tubercles; thickening of the skin).
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.