BALSAMUM PERUVIANUM symptoms from Manual of the Homeopathic Practice by Charles Julius Hempel. What are the uses of the homeopathy remedy BALSAMUM PERUVIANUM…


(Balsam of Peru).


Dr. Bosch has used this agent as a remedy for the itch. He used the black balsam of Peru both internally and externally; gave two drops of the first dilution night and morning, and, at the same time, caused all the parts affected with the itch to be rubbed with this balsam. A cure was effected in eight to fifteen days. Pereira says that “this balsam, alone or in the form of ointment, is sometimes applied to indolent, ill-conditioned ulcers; it cleanses them, promotes healthy granulation, and assists cicatrization. I have used it in some obstinate ulcerations about the nose. Dr. Ainsile speaks very highly of its powers of arresting the progress of sphacelous and phagedaenic affections so common and destructive in India. He recommends lint soaked in the balsam, to be applied night and morning.”.

Charles Julius Hempel
Charles Julius Hempel (5 September 1811 Solingen, Prussia - 25 September 1879 Grand Rapids, Michigan) was a German-born translator and homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. While attending medical lectures at the University of New York, where he graduated in 1845, he became associated with several eminent homeopathic practitioners, and soon after his graduation he began to translate some of the more important works relating to homeopathy. He was appointed professor of materia medica and therapeutics in the Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia in 1857.