Sabal serrulata. [Sabal]
This medicine has been recommended for various prostatic troubles, but its homoeopathic use seems confined to acute cases of enlarged and inflamed prostate. The gland is hot, swollen and painful. Here also come in our regular inflammation polychrests such as **Aconite and Belladonna and it will not be necessary to go outside of them. Sabal is not altogether useless in senile hypertrophy. The writer has seen a marked palliative action in several cases and avoidance of surgical interference.
This remedy is useful in chronic hypertrophy of the prostate with difficulty in voiding urine, it stops and starts, and there is an accompanying catarrh of the bladder. The suitability of **Conium to the complaints of the aged should be considered. Dr. Bessey, of Toronto, speaks highly of **Cimicifuga in prostatic hypertrophy.
Ferrum picratum [Ferr-pic]
Is one of the best medicines for prostatic enlargements in the aged. The 3X is advised.
Gives occasional good results in relieving the tenesmus, frequent urination and general discomfort due to prostatic hypertrophy. **Spongia is also a remedy for this condition.
Frequent pressing to urinate with small discharge, patient strains much. Stitches from rectum into the bladder. Discharge of prostatic juice in the morning on awaking.
**Lycopodium, pressure in the perinaeum near anus while urinating.