Homeopathy Remedies for Prostate Enlargement

Anshutz gives a useful therapeutic differential diagnosis of the condition Prostate IIIs, with the most useful homeopathic remedies. Therapeutic byways by E.P. Anshutz, published in 1900….

Oxydendron arboreum [Oxyd]

      In cases of urinary troubles accompanying ills of the prostate the Oxydendron arboreum 0, in doses of 5 drops, will often give relief; also in cystitis.

Polytrichum juniperinum [Polytr]

      According to the late Dr. A.M. Cushing, this remedy haircap moss or Robin’s eye will, in the tincture, or an infusion i.e. the moss steeped in water, have a powerfully good effect in the ills of old men suffering from a bad bladder or enlarged prostate- prostatitis. This he got from the old herbalists.

Hydrangea arborescens [Hydrang]

      In a case of enlarged prostate, where a surgical operation was declared imperative, Hydrangea arb. 0, 6 drops, 10 night and morning, effected a remarkable cure, and the patient was able to void his urine comfortably, and completely.-J. Compton Burnett, M.D., Lond. Dr. Burnett got the hint from Dr. Henry Thomas, who had elderly gentlemen coming to him from far and near for prostatic troubles and they mostly received Hyd. arb.

Calcarea fluorica [Calc-f]

      It is said that for the ills of old men in the matter of the prostate, ills that baffle the best physicians, there is nothing that will equal Calcarea fluor. 6x, 5 grain doses, twice a day. This, it has been said, will do about all that can be expected in such cases Biochemic.

Picric acid [Pic-ac]

      This drug, in the 30th potency, is said to have given relief in enlarged prostate and its accompanying ills. The drug is known to have a strong action on the sexual organs from the proving.

E.P. Anshutz
Edward Pollock Anshutz – 1846-1918. Editor - Homeopathic Recorder and author of New Old and Forgotten Remedies. Held an Hon. Doctor of Medicine from Hering Medical College.