Antimonium crudum.

Antimonium crudum.

Mind and Disposition.

Ecstasy and exalted love, with great anxiety about his fate and inclination to shoot himself ; worse when walking in the moonlight, and then his conduct is like that of an insane person.

The child cannot bear being touched or looked at.



Giddiness, with nausea, or bleeding of the nose.

Congestion of blood to the head, followed by bleeding of the nose.

[5] Stupefying headache, with nausea ; worse in the evening ; after eating ; and smoking tobacco ; and better in the open air.

Headache, from bathing.



Stitches in the eyes.

Gum in the canthi of the eyes.

Moist place on the outer canthus.



[10] Redness, swelling and heat of the ears.

Continual roaring in the ears.

Deafness, as if a leaf were lying before the ears.



Sensation of coldness in the nose, when inspiring air.

Soreness of the nostrils ; nostrils cracked and full of crusts.

[15] Bleeding of the nose (in the evening, after headache, with giddiness).



Sad countenance.

Heat, especially on the cheeks, with itching.

Red, burning, suppurating eruptions, with yellow crusts.

Sore, cracked corners of the mouth.


Mouth and Teeth.

[20] Bleeding of the teeth and gums.

Pain in decayed teeth, aggravated by cold water.

Bitter taste in the mouth.

Dryness of the mouth.

Ptyalism (tasting salty).

[25] Tongue coated white.


Stomach and Abdomen.

Aversion to all food.

Longing for acids.

Thirst at night.

Nausea and vomiturition, from overloading the stomach, or after drinking (sour) wine.

[30] Vomiting of mucus and bile -with convulsions- with diarrhoea.

Cramp-like pains in the stomach.


Stool and Anus.

Difficult evacuations ; the faeces are too large in size.

Alternate diarrhoea and constipation, especially in aged persons.

Watery diarrhoea, with cutting in the bowels.

[35] Continuous discharge of mucus from the rectum.


Urinary Organs.

Increased and frequent discharge of urine at night, with discharge of mucus, burning in the urethra, and pain in the small of the back.


Upper Extremities.

Rheumatic pains in the arms.

Drawing (gouty) pains in the fingers and their joints.


Lower Extremities.

Rheumatic pains in the legs.

[40] Painful stiffness of the knee (fungus of the knee).

Large, horny corns on the soles of the feet.

The soles of the feet feel sore when walking.

Inflammatory redness of the heel.



Disposition to grow fat.

[45] Dropsical swelling of the whole body.

Inflammation of the muscles.



Very sleepy during the day, especially in the forenoon.



Pulse very irregular, changing every few beats.

Chilliness predominating, even in the warm room.

[50] Sensation of coldness in the nose when inhaling air.

Heat, especially during the night, before midnight, with cold feet.

Great heat from little exercise, especially in the sun.

Perspiration, when awaking in the morning, returning periodically, (every other morning).

Intermittent fevers, with desire to sleep, and want of thirst.



[55] Horn-like excrescences, and disposition to abnormal organizations of the skin, (corns on the soles of the feet).

Eruptions like boils and blisters ; as from the bites of insects ; like measles.

Fistulous ulcers.

Fungus of the joints.



When the symptoms re-appear, they change their locality, or go from one side of the body to the other.

[60] Aggravation, from drinking sour wine ; after eating (pork) ; after bathing ; in the heat of the sun ; or at night.

Amelioration, during rest ; or in the open air.

“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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