Benzoate of Ammonia
One of the remedies for albuminuria, especially in the gouty. Gout, with deposits in joints. Urinary incontinence in the aged.
Face.–Bloated, swollen eyelids. Swelling under tongue like ranula.
Urine.–Smoky, scanty. Albuminous and thick deposits.
Back.–Pain across sacrum, with urgency to stool. Soreness in region of right kidney.
Relationship.–Compare: Terebinth; Benz ac; Ammonia salts; Caust.
In albuminuria compare: Kalmia; Helon; Merc cor; Berb; Canth.
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.