CASCARILLA: Materia Medica

Sweet Bark – Acts on the digestive tract; constipation. Aversion to smell of tobacco. Inclination to vomit very marked.

Stomach.–Hunger after meals. Desire for hot drinks. Nausea and vomiting. Pain in stomach as from a shock. Pressing colic.

Rectum.–Constipation; stools hard, covered with mucus (Graph). Bright blood with stool. Diarrhoea alternating with hard, lumpy stool, with backache and lassitude, preceded by griping. Gnawing pain high up in rectum.

Dose.–First to third 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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