FRAGARIA VESCA: Materia Medica

Wood-strawberry (FRAGARIA) Acts on digestion and mesenteric glands. Prevents formation of calculi, removes tartar from teeth and prevents attacks of gout.

The fruit has refrigerant properties. Strawberries produce symptoms of poisoning in certain susceptible individuals, such as urticarial rashes (strawberry anaphylaxis). Here give Fragaria high potency.

Chilblains; worse during hot weather. Lack of mammary secretion. Psilosis (Spruce).

Mouth.–Tongue swollen; strawberry tongue.

Skin.–Urticaria; petechial and erysipelatous eruptions. Swelling of whole body.

Relationship.–Compare: Apis. Calcarea.

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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