Rosa Canina | Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke

Rosa Canina

Rosa Canina | Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke

Dog-rose. N. O. Rosaceae. Tincture of the hairy excrescence of insect origin called Cynosbati. Tincture of ripe fruits.

Clinical : Bladder, affections of. Dysuria.

Characteristics : Hips are used for making the very pleasant Confection of Roses used in general medicine as a basis for pills and electuaries. Cynosbati has been used in ancient times as a remedy in urinary difficulties. Burnett has confirmed this to some extent. A proving made by himself only evoked a somewhat increased flow of urine and a little heat in the urethra.

Rosa Canina | Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke

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