FRAXINUS AMERICANA: Materia Medica

White Ash – Enlargement of the uterus. Fibrous growths, subinvolution, and prolapse. Uterine tumors, with bearing-down sensations. Fever sores on lips. Cramps in feet. Cold creeping and hot flashes. Infantile eczema.

Head.–Throbbing pain in back of head. Depression, with nervous restlessness, anxiety. Hot spot on top of head.

Female.–Uterus enlarged, and patulous. Watery, unirritating leucorrhoea. Fibroids with bearing-down sensation, cramping in feet, worse in afternoon and night. Dysmenorrhoea.

Abdomen.–Tenderness in left inguinal region; bearing-down pain, extending down thigh.

Relationship.–Compare: Fraxinus excelsior-European Ash –(Gout; rheumatism. Infusion of ash-leaves. Rademacher). Galega–(Goat’s Rue-Backache; debility; anaemia and impaired nutrition. Increases the quantity and quality of the milk in nursing women, also the appetite). Epiphegus; Sepia; Lilium.

Dose.–Ten to fifteen drops of tincture, three times a day.

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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