THEA CHINENSIS: Materia Medica

Tea (THE) – Nervous sleeplessness, heart troubles, palpitation, and dyspepsia of old tea-drinkers. Produces most of the sick headaches Tabacum antidotal (Allen).

Head.–Temporary mental exaltation. Ill-humored. Sick headache radiating from one point. Sleepless and restless. Hallucinations of hearing. Cold damp feeling at back of head.

Stomach.–Sinking sensation at epigastrium. Faint, gone feeling (Sep; Hyd; Oleand). Craves acids. Sudden production of wind in large quantities.

Abdomen.–Borborygmi liability to hernia.

Female.–Soreness and tenderness in ovaries.

Heart.–Anxious oppression. Praecordial distress. Palpitation; unable to lie on left side. Fluttering. Pulse rapid, irregular, intermittent.

Sleep.–Sleepy in daytime; sleepiness at night, with vascular excitement and restlessness, and dry skin. Horrible dreams cause no horror.

Modalities.–Worse, night, on walking in open air, after meals. Better warmth; warm bath.

Relationship.–Antidote: Kali hypophos; Thuja; Ferr; Kali hyd (Material doses for tea-taster’s cough).

Dose.–Third to thirtieth potency.

Theine 1/4-1/2 grain hypodermically for sciatica and supra-orbital neuralgia.

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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