Corn-silk (ZEA) – Has marked urinary symptoms, and has been used with success in organic heart disease, with much oedema of lower extremities and scanty urination.
Enlarged prostate and retention of urine. Uric and phosphatic Gonorrhoea. Cystitis.
Urinary.–Suppression and retention. Dysuria. Renal lithiasis; nephritic colic; blood and red sand in urine. Tenesmus after urinating. Vesical catarrh. Gonorrhoea. Cystitis.
Shucks (as a decoction used for chronic malaria, teaspoonful doses freely. Dr. E. C. Lowe, England).
Dose.–Tincture in tent-to fifty-drop 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.