Spanish fly

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green beetle of southern Europe

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She felt somewhat better by the time we arrived in Prague the next morning and continued faithfully with the Cantharis. An inveterate believer in homeopathy, she wanted very much to avoid antibiotics.
A topical preparation made of purified secretions from the blister beetle (Cantharis vesicatoria), cantharidin can be applied in the office and will cause blistering and desquamation of the wart at home.
Or try the homoeopathic remedy cantharis 30c for minor burns.
Cantharidin, made from the extract of the Chinese blister beetle (Cantharis vesicatoris) is clearly the most effective treatment for mollusca in children.
However, if this is not feasible, many homeopathic remedies are indicated for UTIs, including Aconitum napellus, apis, Berberis, belladonna, cantharis, equisetum, Eupatorium purpureum, Mercurius vivus, nitric acid, nuxvomica, Pulsatilla, and Sarsaparilla.