CARLSBAD AQUA: Materia Medica

The Waters of the Sprudel Springs (CARLSBAD) – Famous for its action on the liver and in the treatment of obesity, diabetes, and gout.

In homeopathic potencies useful in weakness of all organs, constipation, great liability to take cold. Periodicity, effects repeated after from two to four weeks (Oxal ac; Sulph). Flashes of heat all over. Itching on various parts.

Mind.–Discouraged and anxious about domestic duties.

Head.–Aches, with swollen temporal veins (Sang); better, motion, in open air.

Face.–Yellow; sallow; red and hot; pain in zygomatic process; feels as if cobwebs were on it.

Stomach.–Tongue coated white. Offensive smell from mouth. Furry sensation. Sour or salty taste. Hiccough and yawning. Heartburn (Carbo).

Urine.–Stream weak and slow; only passed by pressing abdominal muscles.

Rectum.–Feces held back. Stool slow, and only passed by much abdominal pressure. Burning in rectum and anus. Bleeding piles.

Relationship.–Compare: Nat sulph; Nux.

Dose.–Lower potencies.

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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