CASCARA SAGRADA: Materia Medica

Sacred Bark (RHAMNUS PURSHIANA) – Introduced as a palliative for constipation (non-homeopathic), fifteen drops of fluid extract here it restores normal function by its tonic effects, but it has a wider sphere of action, as careful provings will show.

Chronic indigestion, cirrhosis and jaundice. Haemorrhoids and constipation. Gastric headache. Broad, flabby tongue; foul breath.

Urine.–Must wait for minute before flow starts then first in drops.

Extremities.–Rheumatism of muscles and joints, with obstinate constipation.

Relationship.–Compare: Hyd; Nux; Rhamnus Californica (tincture for constipation; tympanites and appendicitis and especially rheumatism).

Dose.–Tincture to sixth potency.

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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