Duckweed – A catarrhal remedy. Acts especially upon the nostrils. Nasal polypi; swollen turbinates. Atrophic rhinitis. Asthma from nasal obstruction; worse in wet weather.
Nose.–Putrid smell; loss of smell. Crusts and muco-purulent discharge very abundant. Post-nasal dropping. Pain like a string from nostrils to ear. Reduces nasal obstruction when it is an oedematous condition. Dryness of naso-pharynx.
Mouth.–Putrid taste on rising in the morning. Dry pharynx and larynx.
Abdomen.–Disposition to noisy diarrhoea.
Modalities.–Worse, in damp, rainy weather, especially heavy rains.
Relationship.–Compare: Dulc (damp surroundings and foggy weather). Calc; Teucr; Calend; Nat sulph.
Dose.–Third to thirtieth 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.