arsenicum album

noun
ar·​sen·​i·​cum album | \ är-ˈse-ni-kəm-ˈal-bəm How to pronounce arsenicum album (audio) \
variants: or Arsenicum Album also arsenicum or Arsenicum

Medical Definition of arsenicum album

: a preparation of arsenic trioxide used in homeopathy Homeopaths start by diluting one volume of their remedy—arsenic oxide, in the case of arsenicum album—in 99 volumes of distilled water or alcohol …— Martin Robbins, New Scientist, 30 Jan. 2010 When I travel, the one remedy I won't do without is arsenicum, called for when vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea are caused by spoiled foods.— Kim Batchelor, Yoga Journal, March 1994

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“Arsenicum album.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/arsenicum%20album. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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