MILLEFOLIUM: Materia Medica

Yarrow – An invaluable remedy for various types of haemorrhages; blood bright red. Incarcerated hernia; smallpox, with great pain in pit of stomach. After operations for stone. Bad effects from fall from a height; overlifting. Continued high temperature. Haemoptysis.

Head.–Vertigo when moving slowly. Sensation as if he had forgotten something. The head seems full of blood. Convulsions and epilepsy from suppressed menses. Piercing thrusts of pain.

Nose.–Nosebleed (Erecht). Piercing pain from eyes to root of nose.

Stool.–Haemorrhage from bowels. Bleeding haemorrhoids. Urine bloody (Senec aur).

Female.–Menses early, profuse, protracted. Haemorrhage from uterus; bright red, fluid. Painful varices during pregnancy.

Respiratory.–Haemoptysis in incipient phthisis. Cough, with bloody expectoration, in suppressed menses or haemorrhoids. Violent palpitation.

Relationship.–Compare: Ficus venosa (Pakur). Haemorrhage from bowels and lungs. Acalypha and Helix tosta-Snail–(in haemoptysis, diseases of chest, consumption); also, Secale; Ipec; Erecht; Geran; Hamam.

Dose.–Tincture, to third potency.

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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