NATRIUM NITRICUM: Materia Medica

Nitrate of Sodium (NATRUM NITRICUM) – A Rademacherian remedy for inflammations. Haemoptysis. Haematuria. Purpura haemorrhagica. Haemorrhagic Variola.

Drowsiness. Pains of tabes. Influenza. Hemoglobinuria. Uric acid diathesis. Asthma with urine supersaturated with solids. Anaemia and hydraemia. Exhaustion, must rest frequently when walking.

Head.–Dull. Indisposed to mental and bodily exertion. Pressing inward pain. Otalgia. Inward pressing in malar bones. Nosebleed.

Stomach.–Sour risings. Aversions to coffee. Flatulence, with pressure in pit of stomach and pain in chest; worse motion, better eructation.

Abdomen.–Abdominal muscles painfully contracted towards the spine. Distended. Difficult stool; feels as if more remained to pass.

Heart.–Pain in region of heart. Pulse slower and softer.

Dose.–Second trituration, also watery solution; 1 dram of salt to 8 oz water. Dram doses.

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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