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

What symptoms would call for Clematis?

In orchitis, when it s of gonorrhoeal origin, and when the testicle is indurated and hard as a stone and very painful.

Compare it with Rhododendron.

In Rhododendron the testicle tends to atrophy; there is a crushed feeling in the gland, and it is more useful in chronic cases;other drug have pains which course up the spermatic cord.

What are the principal affections about the male sexual organs calling for Pulsatilla?

Orchitis and epididymitis, where the testicle is reacted, enlarged, sensitive and dark red, with pains along the spermatic cord, specially when due to suppression of a gonorrhoeal discharge.

Mention four drugs that should be compared with Pulsatilla in swelled testicles.

Rhododendron, Clematis, Iodine and Spongia.

What are the symptoms of Rhododendron in Orchitis?

Hard, indurated testicle, with tendency to to atrophy and a sensation as if it were crushed; drawing in spermatic in Ovaritis

Hard, indurated testicle, with tendency to atrophy a sensation as if it were crushed; drawing in spermatic cord, extending to abdomen and thigh.

Give the indications for Spongia in Orchitis.

Where there is hardness nd squeezing pains in the testicles an cord, worse from any motion;great enlargement of the testicles.

Mention a remedy useful in chronic Orchitis.


What remedy is indicted in swelled testicles by the exquisite soreness of the parts.


OTITIS (See Ear, 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.