Quercis glandium spiritus

Natural History.
     Spirit distilled from Tincture of Acorn Kernels

     Used first by Rademacher for chronic spleen affections; SPLEEN-DROPSY. Antidotes effects of Alcohol. Vertigo; deafness, with noises in head. TAKES AWAY CRAVING FOR ALCOHOLICS; give dose as below for several months. Dropsy and liver affections. Useful in gout, old malarial cases with flatulence.

     Compare: ANGELICA (in tincture, five drops, three times daily, produces disgust for liquor; also for atony of different organs, dyspepsia, nervous headache, etc.; chronic bronchitis to increase expectoration.) CEANOTH.; LACH.; NAT-MUR.; HELIANTHUS (spleen enlarged and painful.)

     Ten drops to a teaspoonful of the distilled spirit three to four times a day. A passing diarrhoea often appears for a time when using it. Curative effect. Quercis acts well in trituration of the acorn 3X in splenic cases, flatulence, old malaria and alcoholic history. (Clark.)