CASTOR EQUI: Materia Medica

Rudimentary Thumb-nail of the Horse – General action on thickening of the skin and epithelium. Psoriasis linguae. The clinical experience of Hering and his fellow-provers has shown this to be highly useful remedy in cracked and ulcerated nipples.

Affects principally female organs. Acts on the nails and bones; pain in right tibia and coccyx. Warts on forehead. Warts on breast. Chapped hands.

Chest.–Cracked, sore nipples, excessively tender. Swelling of mammae. Violent itching in breasts; areola reddened.

Relationship.–Compare: Graphites; Hippomanes; Calc. Oxal.

Dose.–Sixth and twelfth 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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