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

What are the symptoms of Iodine in Scrofulosus?

Where there is great induration of the glands, they are very sluggish and torpid; the patient is subject to wasting diseases, there is wasting of the mammae, ovaries, testicles, etc.

Give the indications fro Sulphur in Scrofula.

Tendency to eruptions defective osseous growth open fontanelles; bone affections; rickets and curvature of the spine. Appetite voracious, caused by defective assimilation from diseased glands. the looks like a little old man or woman; the skin is wrinkled and flabby.

When is Graphites the remedy?

When the lymphatic glands of the neck and axillae are swollen; also the inguinal and mesenteric glands, and when there are marked skin symptoms.

What are the indications for Mercurius in Scrofula?

Enlarged glands; open fontanelles, especially the posterior; slow in learning to walk; imperfect formation of teeth; feet cold and damp; perspiration about head offensive and oily.

Differentiate between Calcarea carb. and Silicea in scrofulous diseases.

The Calcarea sweat is mostly about the head and is offensive.

The Silicea seat is especially about the feet and is of offensive.

Calcarea is not as sensitive as Silicea.

Give some other symptoms of Calcarea.

Dentition is slow. the abdomen is swollen, child is pot- bellied. ” The upper lip is swollen. the fontanelles are open. there is emaciation. The skin is flabby and hangs in folds. Partial sweating is characteristic. Scrofulous affections of the 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.