CAJUPUTUM: Materia Medica

Cajuput Oil (OLEUM WITTNEBIANUM) – Acts like Oil of Cloves. A remedy for flatulence and affections of the tongue.

Sense of enlargement. Causes copious diaphoresis. Retrocedent gout. Neuralgic affections not inflammatory. Nervous dyspnoea.

Head.–Feels much enlarged. As if he could not get himself together (Baptisia).

Mouth.–Persistent sensation of choking. Spasmodic stricture of oesophagus. Constricted sensation on swallowing solid food. Tongue feels swollen, fills whole mouth.

Stomach.–Hiccough, on slightest provocation.

Abdomen.–Flatulence colic; tympanites (Tereb). Nervous distention of bowels. Urine smells like cat’s urine. Spasmodic cholera.

Modalities.–Worse, about 5 am; night.

Relationship.–Compare: Bovist; Nux mosch; Asaf; Ign; Bapt.

Dose.–First to third potency (5 drops of oil).

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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