Balsamum PeruvianumPeruvian Balsam From Myroxylon Pereirae, Balsam Peru, Peru
Below are the strongest indications of Balsamum Peruvianum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Useful in bronchial catarrh, with copious, purulent expectoration. Debility; hectic fever.
Balsamum tolutanum - the balsam of Myroxylon toluifera - (chronic bronchitis with profuse expectoration). Oleum caryophyllum - oil of cloves - in PROFUSE expectoration - 3 to 5 minims in milk or capsules).
First attenuation: In hectic 6x.
Extra homeopathic uses locally - As a stimulant to raw surfaces in indolent ulcers, scabies, cracked nipples, rhagades, itch. Promotes granulation, removes fetor. A one percent solution in Alcohol
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.