In pustular diseases of skin and night-sweats. Also in gout and chronic rheumatism.
Head.--Supra-orbital and temporal pain on right side, with lachrymation. Pupils dilated. Face puffy and pale.
Stomach.--Saliva hot, acrid. Nausea. Pain in pit of stomach and region of navel. After eating, cough. Feeling of pins and needles at pit of stomach; of emptiness, must eat frequently (compare the coniferae).
Skin.--Large, flat, itching pustules. Badly smelling night-sweats. Podagra. Erysipelas.
Dose.--Tincture, to third potency.
Boericke's Materia Medica, 1901, was written by William Boericke. Excerpt: The Tinctures.