Glandular Affections

**Baryta muriate and iodide have a special power over the absorbents; the muriate is especially for stony hardness.

Calcarea carbonica. [Calc]

      Scrofulous enlargements of the lymphatic glands of the neck and axilla, which are firm and hard. Helmuth has seen adenoma disappear after this remedy, and it is especially useful after **Sulphur. The remedy has also been used successfully in goitre.

**Silicea and Apis are both credited with cures of cystic goitre.

Mercurius. [Merc]

      This remedy follows Belladonna well, and it is the first specific in scrofulous subjects where the swelling in the parotid and sub- maxillary glands develops rapidly with great pain. Induration of the glands of the throat and neck. It is more useful in these disorders used in the higher potencies.

**Hepar suits the stage of suppuration, buboes and enlarged glands after the abuse of mercury.

The glandular swellings of **Mercurius are not especially sensitive and are apt to appear whenever the patient takes cold.

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.