Homeopathic Materia Medica - William Boericke

ARUM DRACONTIUM

Last modified on August 24th, 2018

Homeopathy medicine Arum Dracontium from William Boericke’s Pocket manual of homoeopathic materia medica, comprising the characteristic and guiding symptoms of all remedies, published in 1906

Green Dragon

A remedy for Pharyngitis with sore, raw and tender throat.

Head.–Heavy; shooting pain in ears, aching pain behind right ear.

Throat.–Dry, sore, worse swallowing. Raw and tender. Continued disposition to clear throat. Croupy, hoarse cough with sore throat.

Urinary.–Irresistible desire to pass urine, burns and smarts.

Respiratory.–Hoarseness; excess of mucus in larynx. Asthmatic at night. Expectoration thick, heavy.

Relationship.–Arum Italicum (Brain-fag, with headache in occipital region). Arum maculatum (inflammation and ulceration of mucous membranes. Nasal irritation with polypus).

Dose.–First potency.

 

About the author

William Boericke

William Boericke, M.D., was born in Austria, in 1849. He graduated from Hahnemann Medical College in 1880 and was later co-owner of the renowned homeopathic pharmaceutical firm of Boericke & Tafel, in Philadelphia. Dr. Boericke was one of the incorporators of the Hahnemann College of San Francisco, and served as professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics. He was a member of the California State Homeopathic Society, and of the American Institute of Homeopathy. He was also the founder of the California Homeopath, which he established in 1882. Dr. Boericke was one of the board of trustees of Hahnemann Hospital College. He authored the well known Pocket Manual of Materia Medica.

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