This remedy has been found of use in dropsical affections. Its urinary symptoms are well marked. Albuminuria, with dyspnoea on lying down at night. Ascites and anasarca, with dry skin.
Urinary.–Constant desire to urinate. Polyuria while travelling. Urine fiery. Burning pain in urethra, especially glandular portion.
Male.–Drawing in of testicles and spermatic cord. Pain worse during passage of pungent smelling urine.
Back.–Pain in region of kidneys; better lying bent backward. General fatigue.
Relationship.–Compare: Apocyn; Ars; Coffea (similar botanically and in relieving effects of fatigue)
Dose.–Third potency or lower.
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.