SUCCINUM: Materia Medica

Electron. Amber-A Fossil Resin – Nervous and hysterical symptoms. Asthma. Affections of spleen.

Head.–Fear of trains and close places. Headache, lachrymation, sneezing.

Respiratory.–Asthma, incipient phthisis, chronic bronchitis, pains in chest. Whooping-cough.

Relationship.–Compare: Do not confound with Ambergris (Ambra). Succinic acid (Hay-fever. Paroxysmal sneezing, dropping of watery mucus from nostrils; asthma. Inflammation through respiratory tract; causing asthma, chest pains, etc; itching of eyelids and canthi and nose worse drafts. Use 6 to 30th potency). Compare: Arundo, Wyethia, Sabadilla, Sinapis.

Dose.–Third trituration. Five drop doses of the oil.

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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