Apis mellifica.

Apis mellifica.

Mind and Disposition.

Restlessness, continually changing his occupation.

Delirium, (after suppressed scarlet eruption).

Awkwardness, he breaks every thing.

Jealousy, (in women).

[5] Giddiness when sitting, standing, lying, when closing the eyes, with nausea and headache.

Congestion to the head, with suppressed menstruation.

Pressing pain in the forehead and temples ; worse when rising, and in a warm bed, relieved by pressing the forehead together.

The brain feels tired.

Hydrocephalus in children, and apoplexy in old persons.

[10] Hydrocephalus, with copious perspiration of the head, torpor, delirium interrupted by sudden shrill cries, boring of the head deep into the pillows, squinting, grinding of the teeth, urine scanty, (milky), twitching on one side of the body, while the other is paralyzed.



Sensation of mucus in the eyes.

Twitching of the eyeballs.

Inflammation of the eye, with intense photophobia and creased secretions.


[15] Å’dematous swelling of the eyelids.



Redness and swelling of both ears.



Burning, stinging heat in the face, with purple color.

Erysipelas of the face.

Å’dematous swelling of the face.


Mouth and Throat.

[20] Swelling of the lips, especially the upper lip.

Dry, swollen, inflamed tongue, with inability to swallow.

White, dry tongue, (with diarrhoea).

Fetid breath, (with paroxysms of headache).

Tough, frothy saliva.

[25] Dryness in the throat, without thirst.

Burning, stinging in the throat.

Inflammation of the throat, with swelling, redness, and stinging pains.

Ulcerated sore throat, (in scarlet fever, when the eruption does not come out).


Appetite and Taste.

Thirstlessness, (with dropsy).


Stomach and Abdomen.

[30] Vomiting of bile.

Vomiting, with inflammation of the stomach.

Vomiting, with diarrhoea.

Sensitiveness of the pit of the stomach to touch.

Violent pain and sensitiveness in the region of the stomach.

[35] Great sensitiveness of the abdomen to the touch.

Sensation of fulness and distention of the abdomen.


Stool and Anus.

Diarrhoea, yellowish-green, with mucus, especially in morning.

Stools smelling very offensively.

After stool, tenesmus and discharge of blood.

[40] Diarrhoea and vomiting.

Swelling of the anus.

Haemorrhoids, with stinging pains.


Urinary Organs.


Urine scanty and high-colored.

[45] Too profuse discharge of urine.

Burning and smarting in the urethra, as if it were scalded.

Burning and stinging in the urethra.


Sexual Organs.

Men. Sexual desire increased.

Swelling of the testicles.

[50] Women. Inflammation, induration, swelling and dropsy of the ovaries (right).

Sharp, cutting, stinging pain in the swollen ovary ; worse during menstruation.

Pressing-down pain in the uterus.

Dropsy of the uterus.

Menstruation suppressed or diminished, with congestion to the head.

[55] Abortion.


Respiratory Organs.

Hoarseness, in the morning.

Oppression of the chest, shortness of breath, especially when ascending ; inability to remain in a warm room.

Asthma ; worse in cold weather.

Sensation of soreness in the chest, as from a bruise.

[60] Hydrothorax.

Cough, after lying down and sleeping.



Upper. Hands bluish, and inclined to be cold.

Lower. Cold legs.

Å’dematous swelling of the feet, ankles and legs.

Suppressed perspiration of the feet.



[65] Great debility, as if he had worked hard ; he is obliged to lie down.

Burning, stinging pains.

Great sensitiveness to touch and pressure (abdomen).

Tension (over the eyes in the left side of the head) behind ears, in the neck.

Sensation of soreness under the ribs.



[70] Sleep disturbed by many dreams.

Sleep, late in the morning.

Awakens from sleep with a shrill shriek (child suffering from hydrocephalus).



Pulse full and rapid -small and trembling- intermitting.

Chill, mostly towards the evening (3-4 P.M.).

[75] Chilliness from the least movement, with heat of the face and hands.

Dry heat towards the evening, with sleepiness.

The sensation of heat is more felt about the pit of the stomach and in the chest.

Perspiration, alternating with dryness of the skin.

After the fever paroxysm, sleep.



[80] Å’dematous swellings.


Carbuncles, with burning, stinging pains.


Scarlet eruptions.

[85] Panaritium (burning, stinging).



Aggravation. In the morning (restlessness, mucus in the mouth, diarrhoea).

In the evening (giddiness, headache, pain in the eyes, toothache, hoarseness, cough, chills and fever).

At night (eyes and chest).

From heat, especially in the warm room.

Amelioration. Cold water relieves the pain, swelling and burning.

Pressing together relieves the headache.

“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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