back Acalypha Indica

Natural order. - Euphorbiaceae.

Habitat. - A weed growing in India.

Preparation.- Tincture from the fresh plant.


Has only been found to act upon the respiratory organs, inducing "dry cough, followed by spitting of blood'' which is its only characteristic, this having been repeatedly verified, by its prompt cure of hemoptysis. According to Hale, it is indicated when there is expectoration of pure blood in the morning, and dark lumps of clotted blood in the evening.

Compare.- Acon., Arm, Ham., Ipec, Millef., Phos.

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