LEMNA MINOR: Materia Medica

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.

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