HOMOPATHIC MATERIA MEDICA
by William BOERICKE, M.D.
Presented by Médi-T
QUERCUS E GLANDIBUS
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 diarrha often appears for a times a day. A passing diarrha 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).
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