Agnus castus (Vite).

Agnus castus (Vite).

Mind and Disposition.

Low-spirited, he fears approaching death.

Melancholic and hypochondriac mood.




Pain in the temple, as from a blow.

[5] Heaviness in the head, and pressure, as if the head would fall forward.

Pain in the vertex, as from staying in a room filled with a thick and smoky atmosphere.

Tension and chilliness in the scalp, which is warm to the touch.



Corrosive itching over and on the eyebrows, on the eyelids and under the eyes.

Dilated pupils.



[10] Roaring in the ears.

Hardness of hearing.



Odor before the nose, like herrings or musk.

Hard, aching pressing on the dorsum of the nose, relieved by pressure.



Corrosive itching of the cheeks, under the eyes, and on the chin.

[15] Formication in the cheeks.



Ulcers in the mouth, and on the gums.

The teeth are painful, when touched by warm food or drink.


Appetite and Taste.

Thirstlessness and aversion to drink.

Metallic, coppery taste.



[20] Nausea first in the pit of the stomach, later in the stomach, with the sensation as if all the intestines were pressing downwards.



Swelling and induration of the spleen.


Rumbling of flatulence during sleep.


Stool and Anus.

Difficulty of passing soft stools.

[25] When pressing at stool, discharge of prostatic fluid.

Sensation as of subcutaneous, ulceration near the anus, only when walking.

Corrosive itching of the perineum.

Rhagades at the anus.



Frequent micturition.


Sexual Organs.

[30] Men. Diminution of sexual powers, the penis in small and flaccid, the testicles are cold.

Yellow discharges from the urethra.

Gonorrhoea, with suppressed sexual desire.

Drawing along the spermatic cords.

Itching of the genital organs.

[35] Women. Suppression of the menses, with drawing pain in the abdomen.

Sterility, with suppressed menses, and want of sexual desire.

Deficient secretion of milk in lying-in women.



Hard pressure in the region of the sternum, especially daring a deep inspiration.

Cough in the evening in bed, before going to sleep.


Upper Extremities.

[40] Hard pressure in the (right) axilla and upper arm, increased by motion and contact.

Swelling of the finger joints, with arthritic, tearing pains.


Lower Extremities.

Lancinating pain in the right hip-joint.

Stitches in the legs, (left big toe).

The feet easily turn, when walking on a stone pavement.



[45] Great debility.

Inflammatory, rheumatic swelling of the joints.

Gouty nodosities.



Pulse. Small, Slow, imperceptible.

Chilliness, internal with trembling, the external skin is warm.

[50] Much chilliness, with cold hands.

Heat. Flushes of burning heat, principally in the face, with cold knees in the evening in bed.

Perspiration. Almost only on the hands, when walking in the open air.



Corrosive itching on different parts of the body, relieved by scratching, but it soon returns.

Itching around the ulcers, in the evening.

“Materia Medica” by Adolf zur Lippe is a classic text in the field of homeopathy. It was first published in 1870 and has since become a valuable resource for practitioners of homeopathy.

The book is a comprehensive materia medica, which is a type of reference book that lists and describes the various substances used in homeopathy. It includes detailed descriptions of the physical and mental symptoms associated with each substance, as well as its traditional uses in homeopathic practice.

Adolf zur Lippe was a well-respected homeopathic physician who practiced in the United States in the late 19th century. He was known for his extensive knowledge of homeopathic remedies and his ability to accurately prescribe remedies for his patients.

“Materia Medica” by Adolf zur Lippe is still widely read and studied today by homeopaths and homeopathy students around the world. While some of the information in the book may be considered outdated by modern standards, it remains an important resource for those interested in the history and development of homeopathy.

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Homoeopathy is a system of alternative medicine that is based on the concept of “like cures like.” It uses highly diluted substances that are believed to cause similar symptoms as the illness being treated.

There are many online homoeopathic Materia medica, which are resources that list and describe the properties and uses of different homoeopathic remedies. Some popular online homoeopathic Materia medica include:

Boericke’s Materia Medica: A comprehensive reference guide to homoeopathic remedies, including information on their uses, indications, and dosages.

Clarke’s Dictionary of Homeopathic Materia Medica: A well-respected and widely used reference that includes information on the symptoms that each remedy is used to treat.

Homeopathic Materia Medica by William Boer Icke: A popular homoeopathic reference book that provides in-depth information on a wide range of remedies, including their indications, symptoms, and uses.

The Complete Repertory by Roger van Zandvoort: A comprehensive online reference that provides information on remedies, symptoms, and indications, and allows users to search for treatments based on specific symptoms.

There are many writers who have contributed to the development of homoeopathic materia medica. Some of the most well-known include:

Samuel Hahnemann: The founder of homoeopathy, Hahnemann wrote extensively about the use of highly diluted substances in treating illness. He is best known for his work “Organon of the Medical Art,” which outlines the principles of homoeopathy.

James Tyler Kent: Kent was an American homoeopathic physician who is known for his contributions to homoeopathic materia medica. He wrote “Repertory of the Homeopathic Materia Medica,” which is still widely used today.

William Boericke: Boericke was an Austrian-American homoeopathic physician who wrote the “Pocket Manual of Homeopathic Materia Medica.” This book is considered one of the most comprehensive and widely used homoeopathic reference books.

George Vithoulkas: Vithoulkas is a Greek homoeopathic physician and teacher who has written several books on homoeopathic materia medica, including “The Science of Homeopathy” and “Essence of Materia Medica.”

Robin Murphy: Murphy is an American homoeopathic physician who has written several books on homoeopathic materia medica, including “Homeopathic Clinical Repertory” and “Homeopathic Medical Repertory.”

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