Anacardium orientale.

Anacardium orientale.

Mind and Disposition.

Want of moral feeling.

Contradiction between reason and will ; he feels as if he had two wills, one commanding him to do what the other tells him not to do.

Wickedness and cruelty.

Irresistible desire to curse and swear.

[5] Loss of memory.



Pressing pain in the temple, as from a nail ; worse after eating, in the cold air, and from exertions of the mind.

Congestion of blood to the head with pain in the cerebellum.

Stitches in the head.



Pressure in the eyes, as from a plug.

[10] Dimness of sight.

Contraction of the pupils.



Pressing in the ears, as from a plug.

Itching in the ear.

Hardness of bearing.



[15] Diminution of the sense of smell.

The sense of smell is too acute or illusory ; smell like pigeon-dung or burning tinder.

Fluent coryza.

Frequent sneezing, and frequent inclination to sneeze.



Paleness of the face, with sunken eyes, surrounded by blue ridges.


Mouth and Throat.

[20] Fetid odor from the mouth, without his perceiving it.

Heaviness and swelling of the tongue, which impedes speech.

White, rough tongue.

Taste lost.

Roughness and scraping in the throat.



[25] Weak digestion, with fulness and distention of the abdomen and hypochondriacal humor.

Great thirst, with arrest of breathing when drinking.

1. Morning, nausea. 2. Vomiting of the ingesta, when gives relief.

Pressure in the pit of the stomach, when awaking in the morning.



Hardness of the abdomen.

[30] Pressure in the liver.

Pain, as if a blunt plug were pressed into the intestines.


Stool and Anus.

Ineffectual desire to go to stool.

The soft stool is passed with difficulty, on account of the inactivity of the bowels.

During stool he passes blood.

[35] Painful haemorrhoidal tumors at the anus.

Itching at the anus.

Moisture from the rectum.


Urinary Organs.

Frequent discharge of pale urine, in small quantities, with burning.


Sexual Organs.

Men. Involuntary erections during the day.

[40] Discharge of prostatic fluid during hard and soft stool, and micturition.

Women. Leucorrhoea, with itching and soreness.


Respiratory Organs.

Oppression of the chest, with internal heat and anxiety, driving him into the open air.

Pressure in the chest, (right side), as from a dull plug.

Rawness and scraping in the chest.

[45] Violent convulsive cough, (hooping-cough), caused by tickling in the pharynx ; worse at night, and after eating ; after the attacks, yawning and sleepiness.

Stitches in the region of the heart, extending to the small of the back.



Dull stitches in the left shoulder-blade.

Dull pressure in the shoulders, as from a weight.


Upper Extremities.

Sensation of weakness in the arms, with trembling.

[50] Trembling (of the right hand).


Lower Extremities.

Sensation of weakness in the knees, with trembling.

The legs feel stiff, as if bandaged, with painful restlessness in them.



Diminution of the senses, (smell, sight, hearing).

Trembling, debility, and paralytic weakness.

[55] Pain in different parts, as if a plug had entered.

Sensation, as of a hoop or band around the parts.

Cramp-like pains in the muscles.

Contraction of the joints.



Goes to sleep late.

[60] Sleep disturbed by dreams of fire and corpses.

Heavy sleep till 9 A.M.



Pulse, accelerated, with beating in the veins.

Chilliness, especially in the open air, relieved in the sunshine.

Heat. External heat, with internal chill.

[65] Heat of the upper art of the body, with cold feet ; internal chilliness and hot breath.

Perspiration, in the evening, on the head, abdomen and back, even when sitting still.

Clammy perspiration in the palms of the hands, (especially the left).

Night-sweats on the abdomen and back.



Burning, itching, worse from scratching.

[70] Voluptuous itching, extending farther by scratching.

Itching of the skin, worse from scratching.

Often suitable for eruptions caused by poisoning with rhus tox.



Liability to take cold, and sensitiveness to a draught of air.

Symptoms appearing periodically.

[75] Many symptoms appear after eating, while most of them disappear during dinner.

Aggravation. When lying on the side ; from rubbing, and from taking hold of any thing.

“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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