Quassia AmaraPicraena Excelsa, Quassia-wood, Picrasma excelsa, Quassia
Below are the strongest indications of Quassia Amara in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Acts on gastric organs as a tonic ( Gentian; Hydr.) Seems to possess marked action on eyes, producing amblyopia and cataract. Pain in right intercostal muscles above the liver. Pressure and stitches in liver, and sympathetically in spleen.
First to third potency, or spoonful doses of Aqua Quassia.
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.