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

Give indications from Picric acid in Neurasthenia.

Depression and weariness from slight fatigue, and mental inactivity with indifference and a desire to lie down and rest; brain fag; the grand characteristic is that the slightest exertion brings on speedy exhaustion, a nd extinguishes that quality which we call grit.

What symptoms call for Phosphoric acid?

Exhaustion from over-work; heaviness in head and limbs; vertigo, formication in back, legs weak.

When is Silicea indicted?

Patient dreads exertion of body or mind; numbness of fingers, toes and back.

Give symptoms of Zincum.

Backache, worse while sitting burning in spine; weak limbs formication in calves

When is Phosphorus indicted?

Sudden prostration; the nervous system seems to have sustained a sudden shock.

OEDEMA OF GLOTTIS (See Laryngitis.) OPHTHALMIAS (See Eye, Disease of).

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.