SANICULA AQUA


Homeopathy medicine Sanicula Aqua from William Boericke’s Pocket manual of homoeopathic materia medica, comprising the characteristic and guiding symptoms of all remedies, published in 1906…


The Water of Sanicula Springs, Ottawa, I11
(SANICULA)

Has been found a useful remedy in enuresis, seasickness, constipation, etc. Rickets.

Head.–Dread of downward motion (Borax). Profuse sweat on occiput and in nape of neck, during sleep (Calc; Sil). Photophobia. Lachrymation in cold air or from cold application. Profuse scaly dandruff. Soreness behind ears.

Throat.–Thick, ropy, tenacious mucus.

Mouth.–Tongue large, flabby, burning; must protrude it to keep cool. Ringworm on tongue.

Stomach.–Nausea and vomiting from car-riding. Thirst; drink little and often (Ars; Chin). Is vomited as soon as it reaches the stomach.

Rectum.–Stools large, heavy and painful. Pain in whole perineum. No desire until a large accumulation. After great straining only partially expelled; recedes, crumbles at verge of anus (Mag mur). Very offensive odor. Excoriation of skin about anus, perineum, and genitals. DiarrhÅ“a; changeable in character and color; after eating.

Female.–Bearing-down, as if contents of pelvis would escape; better, rest. Desire to support parts. Soreness of uterus. LeucorrhÅ“a with odor of fish-brine or cold cheese (Hepar). Vagina feels large.

Back.–Dislocated feeling in sacrum and better lying on right side.

Extremities.–Burning of soles of feet (Sulph; Lach). Offensive foot-sweat (Sil; Psor). Cold, clammy sweat of extremities.

Skin.–Dirty, greasy, brownish, wrinkled. Eczema, fissured hands and fingers (Petrol; Graph).

Modalities.–Worse, moving arms backward.

Relationship.–Compare: Abrot; Alum; Calc; Sil; Sulph. Sanicula Aqua must not be confounded with the Sanicle (pool-root or wood marsh), also called Sanicula. This is used in various nervous affections, resembling Valeriana. It is used as a vulnerary, resolvent for sanguineous extravasations, and as an astringent (Has not been proved).

Dose.–Thirtieth potency.

William Boericke
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.