Dewey gives the common homeopathy remedies for the treatment of Bones in an easy question-answer format. …

What are the Bone symptoms of Asafoetida?

Periosteal inflammations and ulcerations; the ulcers are sensitive and intolerant to dressings; the discharge is offensive.

Give the indications for Calcarea fluorica in Bone diseases.

Hard, rough,. corrugated elevations on bones, bruises of bones; caries, leading to the formation of pelvic abscesses, affections of nasal bones, caries from syphilis or abuse of Mercury.

What action has Calcarea Phosphorica on the Bones?

It has an action at the places where the bones form a suture or joint; it is also useful to favor the uniting of fractures, hastening he formation of callus.

What are the symptoms of Fluoric acid on the Bones and Periosteum?

It produces caries of the long bones with thin and excoriating discharges relieved by cold applications. Dental fistulae and bone felons, with offensive discharges.

When is Silicea indicated in Bone troubles?

In scrofulous children whose bones are curved, spinal curvature; Potts disease; fistulous tracks running to diseased bone.

How does Phosphorus compare?

It is useful in Necrosis, especially of the lower jaw; also caries.

Mention some other drugs useful in caries.

Platina mur. Caries of the Tarsus; Angustura, especially of the long bones; Strontiana carb., of the femur; Aurum, cranial bones and bones of nose and palate after abuse of Mercury; pains aggravated by touch; burning pains, worse at night; excessively fetid discharges.

What remedy is useful for injuries of the bones?

Symphytum off.

What remedy is useful in Syphilitic affections of the long bones?


W.A. Dewey
Dewey, Willis A. (Willis Alonzo), 1858-1938.
Professor of Materia Medica in the University of Michigan Homeopathic Medical College. Member of American Institute of Homeopathy. In addition to his editoral work he authored or collaborated on: Boericke and Dewey's Twelve Tissue Remedies, Essentials of Homeopathic Materia Medica, Essentials of Homeopathic Therapeutics and Practical Homeopathic Therapeutics.