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Sep 19, 2011


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Small and Less Used Medicine From Materia Medica Of Dr W. Boericke. 

(Dita Bark)

Malarial diseases, with diarrhea, 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 diarrhea, bloody stool, dysentery; diarrhea from bad water and malaria. Painless watery stools. [Phosph. Ac.] Diarrhea immediately after eating.

Relationship – Compare: Similar in action to Alstonia constricta, the bitter bark or native quinine of Australia. Diatain (active principle, is anti-periodic, like quinine, but without unpleasant effects). Cinchona (similar in diarrhea, chronic dyspepsia and debility). Hydrastis; Fer. Cit. et chin.

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


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