ERIGERON CANADENSE: Materia Medica

Fleabane (ERIGERON – LEPTILON CANADENSE) – Haemorrhages are caused and cured by this remedy. Persistent haemorrhage from the bladder. Haemorrhage from the uterus, with painful micturition.

Profuse bright-red blood. Pain in left ovary and hip. Chronic gonorrhoea, with burning micturition; continual dribbling. Dysentery, with soreness and burning in bladder. Tympanites.

Female.–Metrorrhagia, with violent irritation of rectum and bladder, and prolapsus uteri. Bright-red flow. Menorrhagia; profuse leucorrhoea; bloody lochia returns after least motion, comes in gushes; between periods, leucorrhoea with urinary irritation; pregnant women with “weak uterus;” a bloody discharge on slight exertion. Bleeding haemorrhoids; nosebleed instead of menses (Bry).

Modalities.–Worse, left side.

Relationship.–Terebinthina similar.

Dose.–Tincture, to third potency. Oil of Erigeron 1x internally for tympanites. An enema of one dram of the oil with the yolk of an egg and pint of milk will reduce the most enormous tympanites.

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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