INSULINUM: Materia Medica

An active principle from the pancreas which affects sugar metabolism (INSULIN).

Besides the use of Insulin in the treatment of diabetes, restoring the lost ability to oxidize carbohydrate and again storing glycogen in the liver, some use of it homeopathically has been made by Dr. Wm. F. Baker, showing its applicability in acne, carbuncles, erythema with itching eczema.

In the gouty, transitory glycosuria when skin manifestations are persistent give three times daily after eating.

Given a persistent case of skin irritation, boils or varicose ulceration with polyuria, it is indicated.

Dose.–3x to 30x.

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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