Spirit distilled from Tincture of Acorn Kernels (QUERCUS GLANDIUM SPIRITUS) – Used first by Rademacher for chronic spleen affections; spleen-dropsy. Antidotes effects of Alcohol.
Vertigo; deafness, with noises in head. Takes away craving for alcoholics; give dose as below for several months. Dropsy and liver affections. Useful in gout, old malarial cases with flatulence.
Relationship.–Compare: Angelica (in tincture, five drops, three times daily, produces disgust for liquor; also for atony of different organs, dyspepsia, nervous headache, etc; chronic bronchitis to increase expectoration). Ceanoth; Lach; Nat mur; Helianthus (spleen enlarged and painful).
Dose.–Ten drops to a teaspoonful of the distilled spirit three to four times a day. A passing diarrhoea often appears for a times a day. A passing diarrhoea often appears for a time when using it. Curative effect. Quercus acts well in trituration of the acorn 3x in splenic cases, flatulence, old malaria and alcoholic history (Clark).
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.