Crataegus oxyacantha [Crat]
An enthusiastic doctor once compared the action of the mother tincture of Crataegus ox.-the berries of the white English hawthorn-to the action of a good meal on a tired, hungry and cold man. The dose is about 5 to 10 drops in a little water. Crataegus seems to be nearly a universal heart remedy, fitting all cases.
Phaseolus nana [Phase]
This is DR. A.M. Cushing’s remedy for certain heart troubles, such as something spells, sudden sinking, etc. Use 6th potency, or higher.
This drug, 3x trituration, has been said to be the remedy for fatty degeneration of the heart.
Convalaria majalis [Conv]
Tincture or 3d, is said to be the remedy in heart cases where the patient cannot lie down, but must sit propped up in bed.
Iberis amara [Iber]
1x will relieve tachycardia, or a rapid heart, palpitation, better than any known means, according to some old practitioners. Also a remedy for simple dilated heart. Dose, 2 to 3 drops of the tincture, three times a day.
It has been said that Arnica 30, or, better, the 200th or 500th, will give relief from the oppression of a fatty heart. It is especially adapted to the heart troubles of the athletes brought on by too much violent training and exertion. Dose, once a day, until relief is experienced.