Sulph and Quicksilver, or Black Sulphide Mercury
This preparation is of use in scrofulous affections, ophthalmia, otorrhœa, painful, irritating, scabby eruptions, hereditary syphilis.
Skin.–Eruptions. Favus-like, scrofulous, herpetic and eczematous.
Relationship.–Aethiops Antimonalis–(Hydrargyrum stibiato sulfuratum).–(often more effective than the above in scrofulous eruptions, glandular swellings, otorrhœa and scrofulous eye affections, corneal ulcers. Third trituration). Compare: Calc; Sil; Psorin.
Dose.–The lower triturations, especially the second decimal.
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.