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.
Manganese, Acetate. Employed homeopathically in inflammation of the bones and joints and in syphilis. The carbonate is tonic in doses of 5 to 20 gr.. while the chloride is used, in half this dose, as a tonic alterative. The citrate, in doses of I to 3 gr., is used in chlorosis. Mangani dioxidum precipitatum, U. S. P., is alterative and emmenagogue, and is given in pill form in doses of 2 to 5 gr. The glycerophosphate is a valuable nerve tonic in doses of 3 to 6 gr.
Like glycerophosphates generally, its solution does not keep well. Squibb's peptonized manganese is a mild remedy useful in chlorosis in doses of I0 to 20 gr. Mangani hypophosphis, U. S. P. is a nerve tonic, and is recommended in tuberculosis. Give in doses of I to 5 gr. Mangani sulphas.. U. S. P., alterative, tonic, and cholagogue. Average dose, 4 gr. Externally, in 10 to 20% ointment, in stiff joints from gout and rheumatism.