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.