Male Fern (ASPIDIUM) – A remedy for worm symptoms, especially with constipation. Tapeworm. Soporific conditions.
Torpid inflammations of lymphatic glands (Maceration of fresh root). Pulmonary tuberculosis in young patients, no fever, with limited, ulcerated lesions, formerly classified as scrofula.
Eyes.–Blindness, monocular amblyopia.
Abdomen.–Bloated.–Gnawing-pain; worse eating sweets. Diarrhoea and vomiting. Worm colic, with itching of nose, pale face, blue rings around eyes. Painless hiccough.
Relationship.–Compare: Aspidium Alhamanticum.–Panna -3 doses, 2 grammes each, all in half hour, fasting in a glass of milk. Tasteless and will remove tape worm. Cina; Granat; Kousso.
Dose.–First to third potency. For the expulsion of tapeworm, a full dose of 1/2 to 1 dram of the Oleoresin, fasting.
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.