Dioscorea villosa [Dios]
Fifteen drops of dioscorea vil. 0 in hot water will cause the intense pain of appendicitis to fade away and give ease to the patient. So say some eclectics.
6. A dose every two hours, while awake, will cure any case of appendicitis, so wrote an enthusiast.
Some cynic once remarked that not many cases of appendicitis, medicinally cured, are appendicitis, neither are many of the cases operated. The actual disease is rather rare, he said.