Balsamum peruvianum

Natural History.
     Peruvian Balsam from Myroxylon Pereirae

General.
     Useful in bronchial catarrh, with copious, purulent expectoration. DEBILITY; HECTIC FEVER.

Nose.
     Profuse, thick discharge. Eczema, with ulceration. Chronic, fetid, nasal catarrh.

Stomach.
     Vomiting of food and mucus. Catarrh of stomach.

Chest.
     Bronchitis, and phthisis, WITH MUCOPURULENT, THICK, CREAMY EXPECTORATION. Loud rales in chest. (Kali-sulph.; Ant. tart.) Very loose cough. Hectic fever and night-sweats, with irritating, short cough and scanty expectoration.

Urine.
     Scanty; much mucus sediment. Catarrh of bladder. (Chimaph.)

Relationship.
     BALSAMUM TOLUTANUM – the balsam of Myroxylon toluifera – (chronic bronchitis with profuse expectoration). OLEUM CARYOPHYLLUM – oil of cloves – in PROFUSE expectoration – 3 to 5 minims in milk or capsules).

Dose.
     First attenuation: In hectic 6x.
     Extra homeopathic uses locally – As a stimulant to raw surfaces in indolent ulcers, scabies, cracked nipples, rhagades, itch. Promotes granulation, removes fetor. A one per cent solution in alcohol or ether may be used with the atomizer in respiratory affections. Internally, as an expectorant, in chronic bronchitis. Dose, 5 to 15M, made into an emulsion with mucilage or yolk of egg.