Abrus Precatorius, Jequirity, Crab's Eye Vine.
Epithelioma, lupus, ulcers, granular lids.
Eyes.--Purulent conjunctivitis; inflammation spreads to face and neck. Granular ophthalmia. Keratitis.
Relationship.--Compare: Jequiritol (in cases of trachoma and pannus to engraft a new purulent inflammation. The proteid poisons contained in Jequirity seeds are almost identical in their physiological and toxic properties with the similar principles found in snake venom).
Dose.--Mother tincture diluted locally and 3x internally.
Boericke's Materia Medica, 1901, was written by William Boericke. Excerpt: The Tinctures.