Salix nigra, Black-willow.
Has a positive action on the generative organs of both sexes Hysteria and nervousness. Libidinous thoughts and lascivious dreams. Controls genital irritability. Moderates sexual passion. Satyriasis and erotomania. In acute gonorrhoea, with much erotic trouble; chordee. After masturbation; spermatorrhoea.
Face.--Red, swollen, especially the end of nose-eyes blood-shot and sore to touch and on motion. Roots of hair hurt. Epistaxis.
Female.--Before and during menses much nervous disturbance, pain in ovaries; difficult menstruation. Ovarian congestion and neuralgia. Menorrhagia. Bleeding with uterine fibroid. Nymphomania.
Male.--Painful movement of the testicles.
Back.--Pain across sacral and lumbar region. Unable to step out quickly.
Relationship.--Compare: Yohimbin; Canth.
Dose.--Material doses of the tincture, thirty drops.
Boericke's Materia Medica, 1901, was written by William Boericke. Excerpt: The Tinctures.