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Materia Medica

Filix Mas—Aspidium

(Male Fern) 

A remedy for worm symptoms, especially with constipation. Tapeworm. Soporific conditions. Torpid inflammation of the lymphatic glands (maceration of fresh root). Pulmonary tuberculosis in young patients, no fever with limited, ulcerated lesions, formerly classified as scrofula.

Eyes: Blindness, monocular amblyopia.

Abdomen: Bloated. Gnawing pain; worse eating sweets. Diarrhea and vomiting. Worm colic with itching in the nose, pale face, blue rings around the eyes. Painless hiccough.

Relationship: Compare: Aspidium panna, Panna—3 doses, 2 grammes each, in half-hour, fasting, in a glass of milk. Tasteless and will remove tapeworm. Cina, Gran., Kousso.

Dose: First to third potency. For the expulsion of tapeworm, a full dose of 1/2 to 1 dram of the Oleoresin, fasting.

Reference: New Manual of Homoeopathic Materia Medica & Repertory with Relationship of Remedies by William Boericke

Dr Yashika Arora
Author: Dr Yashika Arora

B.H.M.S. (NHMC, D.U.), M.D. (Hom.) Scholar. Organising secretary of DREAMS Innovative Homoeopaths. Managing Editor of The Homoeopathic Heritage (Peer-reviewed journal). Editor, DREAMS (e-journal). Content Developer of website, www.homeopathy360.com. Former President of Homoeopathic Medical Association, Delhi, 2017-18. AD’s Controller in DARE Journal. Weekly Page writer of DARE Facebook Page. Weekly blog writer of She&Her Trust website.

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