METHYLENUM COERULEUM: Materia Medica

One of the Aniline Dyes (METHYLENE BLUE) – A remedy for neuralgia, neurasthenia, malaria; typhoid, here it diminishes the tympanites, delirium, and fever; pus infection.

Tendency to tremor, chorea and epilepsy. Nephritis (acute parenchymatous), scarlatinal nephritis. Urine acquires a green color.

Bladder irritation from its use antidoted by a little nutmeg. Surgical kidney with large amount of pus in urine. Gonorrhoeal rheumatism and cystitis. Backache, sciatica. Later states of apoplexy (Gisevius).

Dose.–3x attenuation. A 2 per cent solution locally, in chronic otitis with foul smelling discharge.

A 1 per cent aqueous solution for ulcers and abscesses of cornea.

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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