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

What is the character of the sore mouth of Borax?

Aphthae form on the inside of the cheeks, on the tongue and in the fauces; the mouth is ho; the membrane around these aphthae bleeds easily, and the child lets go of the nipple and cries and cries with vexation or refuses top nurse.

When is Mercurius indicated in this condition?

When there is salivation; the water dribbles from the child’s mouth; diarrhoea with tenesmus.

What is a symptom of Bryonia which is sometimes useful in sore mouth?

The child refuses to nurse until mouth has been moistened, the mouth is so dry.

Give symptoms indicating Baptisia in affections of the mouth.

Fetor, salivation. Stomacace in last stages of phthisis.

When is Nitric acid indicated?

Pricking pains in mouth; aphthae; gums whitish.

and Muriatic acid?

Deep ulcers with dark edges. Mucus membrane denuded and dotted with aphthae.

Give indications for Arsenicum in sore mouth.

Burning in mouth; gangrene of the mouth; bluish or black sloughing ulcers. Gums bleed, tongue blistered.

Mention some remedies for common canker sores.

Lycopodium, when near fraenum of the tongue.

Lachesis when at tip of he tongue.

Nitric acid, Phytolacca and Natrum hydrochlor, when on inner side of cheeks.

Salicyclic acid, with burning soreness and fetid breath.

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.

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