Homeopathic Materia Medica
(Peruvian Balsam from Myroxylon Pereirae)
Useful in bronchial catarrh, with copious, purulent expectoration. DEBILITY; HECTIC FEVER.
Profuse, thick discharge. Eczema, with ulceration. Chronic, fetid, nasal catarrh.
Vomiting of food and mucus. Catarrh of stomach.
Bronchitis, and phthisis, WITH MUCO-PURULENT, THICK, CREAMY EXPECTORATION. Loud rales in chest. (KALI SULPH.; ANT. TART.) Very loose cough. Hectic fever and night-sweats, with irritating, short cough and scanty expectoration.
Scanty; much mucus sediment. Catarrh of bladder. (CHIMAPH.)
BALSAMUM TOLUTANUM-the balsam of Myroxylon toluifera-(chronic bronchitis with profuse expectoration). OLEUM CARYOPHYLLUM-oil of cloves-in PROFUSE septic expectoration-3 to 5 minims in milk or capsules.)
First attenuation: In hectic 6x.
Extra homeopathic uses locally:-As a stimulant to raw surfaces in indolent ulcers, scabies, cracked nipples, rhagades, itch. Promotes granulation, removes fetor. A one per cent, solution in alcohol or ether may be used with the atomizer in respiratory affections. Internally, as an expectorant, in chronic bronchitis. Dose, 5 to 15 M., made into an emulsion with mucilage or yolk of egg.