INDOLUM: Materia Medica

A Crystalline Compound Derivable from Indigo, but also a product of Putrefaction of Proteids (INDOL)

Primary action is to increase the elimination of Indican. Auto-intoxication. Compare: Skatol.

Persistent desire to sleep, dull, discontented mental state, hideous, delusions and nervousness, constant motion of fingers and feet. Intestinal putrefaction.

Head.–Dull occipital and frontal headache in afternoon. Dull sensation over eyes. Eyeballs hot and hurt when moved. Pupils dilated with headache.

Stomach.–Bloated feeling. Hungry sensation after full meal. Great thirst. Constipation.

Extremities.–Very tired and sore in lower limbs. Feet burn. Knee-joints sore.

Sleep.–Sleepiness. Continuous dreaming.

Dose.–Sixth attenuation.

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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