OPUNTIA FICUS: Materia Medica

Prickly Pear (OPUNTIA-FICUS INDICA) – Diarrhoea, with nausea. Feels as if bowels were settled down in lower abdomen. Sick feeling in lower third of abdomen.

Enteroptosis with loose and frequent evacuations.

Relationship.–Compare; Chaparra amargosa (which Mexican physicians laud as a specific in chronic diarrhoea). Ricinus communis (diarrhoea, dysentery, obstinate chronic diarrhoea).

Dose.–Second attenuation.

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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