Tussilago petasites, Butter-burr.
Has some action on the urinary organs, and found useful in gonorrhoea. Affections of pylorus.
Urinary.--Crawling in urethra.
Male.--Gonorrhoea; yellowish, thick discharge. Erections, with urethral crawling. Pain in spermatic cord.
Relationship.--Compare: Tussilago fragrans (pylorus pain, plethora and corpulency); Tussilago farfara (coughs); as an intercurrent medicine in phthisis pulmonalis (See Tuberculinum).
Boericke's Materia Medica, 1901, was written by William Boericke. Excerpt: The Tinctures.