Seven-barks (HYDRANGEA) – A remedy for gravel, profuse deposit of white amorphous salts in urine. Calculus, renal colic, bloody urine. Acts on ureter. Pain in lumbar region. Dizziness. Oppression of chest.
Urine.–Burning in urethra and frequent desire. Urine hard to start. Heavy deposit of mucus. Sharp pain in loins, especially left. Great thirst, with abdominal symptoms and enlarged prostate (Ferr pic; Sabal). Gravelly deposits. Spasmodic stricture. Profuse deposit of white amorphous salts.
Relationship.–Compare: Lycopod; Chimaphil; Berberis; Pareira; Uva; Sabal; Oxydendron; Geum-Water Avens–(Severe jerking pains from deep in the abdomen to end of urethra; affections of bladder, with pains in penis; worse, eating; relaxed mucous membranes, with excessive and depraved secretions; imperfect digestion and assimilation). Polyctrichum-Haircap moss–(according to Dr. A. M. Cushing in mother tincture or infusion for enlarged prostate-prostatitis).
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.