Eriodictyon californicum, Yerba Santa.
A remedy for asthmatic and bronchial affections. Bronchial phthisis, with night-sweats and emaciation. Asthma relieved by expectoration. Cough after influenza. Furthers absorption of effusion in plural cavity. Appetite poor and impaired digestion. Whooping cough.
Head.--Dizzy, feels intoxicated. Pressure outwards; worse, occiput. Pain in ears. Coryza. Burning in throat. Foul mouth in morning. Coryza with dizziness and sneezing.
Respiratory.--Wheezing; asthma, with coryza and mucous secretions. Dull pain in right lung. Burning in fauces. Chronic bronchitis, bronchial tuberculosis, with profuse, easily raised bronchial secretion, giving relief.
Male.--Sore, dragging in testicle, could not bear any pressure; better gentle support.
Relationship.--Compare: Grind; Aral; Eucalyp; Ipec.
Dose.--Tincture in doses of 2 to 20 drops and attenuations.
Boericke's Materia Medica, 1901, was written by William Boericke. Excerpt: The Tinctures.