CUBEBA


Clarke gives the toxic effects of homeopathy drug Cubeba and its therapeutic uses in non-toxic doses in his book The ABC Manual of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, published in 1901….


      Cubebs.

CHARACTERISTICS.

      Laryngitis of public speakers. Chronic bronchitis. Irritable bladder and burning of the urine in women at the climacteric period. Cystitis.

Gonorrhoea, the organs irritable and inflamed.

TOXIC EFFECTS.

      Irritation with increased bronchial secretion.1. Nausea, vomiting. Irritation and catarrhal condition of the gastro-intestinal tract. Heat and irritation about the rectum.2. Congestion and irritation of the genito-urinary organs.3. Feverishness.

DOSE.

      Oleoresina cubebae. 5-20 m.

Extractum cubebae fluidum, 10-40 m.

Best given in emulsion or mixed with large quantity of powdered sugar.

THERAPEUTIC USES.

      Chronic nasal catarrh.1. (Powdered cubeb locally).

Laryngitis of public speakers.1. (Cubeb-troches, or the berry).

Chronic bronchitis.1.

Irritability of the stomach with loss of appetite.

Chronic catarrh of the colon and rectum. Hemorrhoids.2.

Gonorrhoea. Organs irritable and inflamed. 3.

(Five to fifteen grain doses of the powder in sugar or molasses).

Irritable bladder and burning of the urine in women at the menstrual period.3.

Cystitis.3.

Spermatorrhoea.3.

George Hardy Clark
Clark, George H. (George Hardy) 1860-1941 was the author of: Homeopathic Treatment of Asthenopia; Lee and Clark's Cough and expectoration : a repertorial index of their symptoms; The A B C Manual of Materia Medica and Therapeutics; A system for the care and training of children; The Black Plague and Its Control.