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ALSTONIA SCHOLARIS

(alst-s)

(Dita Bark) Malarial diseases, with diarrhoea, dysentery, anaemia, feeble digestion, are the general conditions suggesting this remedy. Characteristics are the gone sensation in stomach and sinking in abdomen, with debility. A TONIC AFTER EXHAUSTING FEVERS.

Abdomen
Violent purging and cramp in bowels. Heat and irritation in lower bowels. Camp diarrhoea, bloody stool, DYSENTERY; diarrhoea from bad water and malaria. PAINLESS WATERY STOOLS. (PHOSPH. AC.) Diarrhoea immediately after eating.

Relationship
Compare: Similar in action to ALSTONIA CONSTRICTA, the bitter bark or native quinine of Australia. DITAIN (active principle, is anti-periodic, like quinine, but without unpleasant effects). CINCHONA (similar in diarrhoea, chronic dyspepsia and debility). HYDRASTIS; FER. CIT. ET CHIN.

Dose
Tincture to third potency. Locally, for ulcers and rheumatic pains.