This section is from the book "A Practitioner's Handbook Of Materia Medica And Therapeutics", by Thos. S. Blair. Also available from Amazon: A Practitioner's handbook of Materia Medica and Therapeutics.
Baryta Carbonate. This agent influences the glandular structures, and is indicated in small doses in general degenerative changes influencing the glands. It is especially useful in quinsy, suppurating tonsils, swollen glands in the neck, scrofulous children, indurated testes, and hypertrophied prostate. Give in I to 5 grain doses of the 2X trituration, or gr. 1-100 to gr. 1-10 and for a considerable length of time. Smaller dose preferable.