TANNICUM ACIDUM: Materia Medica

Tannin – Digallic Acid (TANNIC ACID) – Mostly used locally against excessive secretion of mucous membranes, to contract tissue and check haemorrhage. In Osmidrosis, corrects fetor of the perspiration.

Obstinate nervous coughs. Haematuria. Obstinate constipation. Pain in abdomen, sensitive to pressure. Intestines can be felt like cylindrical enlargements. One-half per cent solution.

Relationship.–Gallic acid q. v.

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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