back Oleum Jecoris Aselli

Cod-liver Oil

Internally, a nutrient and a hepatic and pancreatic remedy (Burnett). Emaciation, lassitude, scrofulous diseases, rheumatic affections. Atrophy of infants; emaciation with hot hands and head; restless and feverish at night. Pains in liver region. Tuberculosis in the beginning.

Chest.--Hoarseness. Sharp stitching pains. Burning spots. Dry, hacking, tickling cough, especially at night. Whooping-cough in miserable, scrofulous children. Here give drop doses, increasing daily one drop up to twelve, then descend in the same way (Dahlke). Soreness through chest. Hæmoptysis (Acalypha; Millef). Palpitation, accompanies other symptoms. Yellowness. Children who cannot take milk.

Extremities.--Aching in elbows and knees, in sacrum. Chronic rheumatism, with rigid muscles and tendons. Burning in palms.

Fever.--Constantly chilly towards evening. Hectic fever. Night-sweats.

Relationship.--Compare: Cholesterine; Tubercul; Phosph; Iod. One liter of Ol. Jecoris contains 0. 4 gram Iod. Gadus morrhua--Cod--(frequent breathing, with flapping of alæ nasi; rush of blood to chest; pain in lungs and cough; dry heat in palms).

Dose.--First to third trituration. Locally in ringworm, and nightly rubbing, for dwarfish, emaciated babies.


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