Quercus (Querc)

Spirit distilled from Tincture of Acorn Kernels

(QUERCUS GLANDIUM SPIRITUS)

Generals: Used first by Rademacher for chronic spleen affections; spleen-dropsy. Antidotes effects of Alcohol. Vertigo; deafness, with noises in head. Takes away craving for alcoholics; give dose as below for several months. Dropsy and liver affections. Useful in gout, old malarial cases with flatulence.

Relations:

Compare: AngelicaAngelica (in tincture, five drops, three times daily, produces disgust for liquor; also for atony of different organs, dyspepsia, nervous headache, etc; chronic bronchitis to increase expectoration). Ceanothus americanusCean, Lachesis mutaLach, Natrium muriaticumNat-m, Helianthus annuusHelia (spleen enlarged and painful).

Dose: Ten drops to a teaspoonful of the distilled spirit three to four times a day. A passing diarrhoea often appears for a times a day. A passing diarrhoea often appears for a time when using it. Curative effect. Quercus acts well in trituration of the acorn 3x in splenic cases, flatulence, old malaria and alcoholic history (Clark).