Mind and Disposition.

Great anguish and discouragement.

Mania to dispute.

Confusion of ideas ; delirium.



Giddiness, with heaviness of the head and vanishing of the senses.

[5] Sensation of constriction in the brain, especially in the cerebellum ; the pain ceases when he thinks of it.

Inflammation of the brain, (after sun-stroke), with pulsation and sensation of constriction in the brain, spasmodically turned head, (to the side or backward), worse from movement, or in the cold air ; better when lying down, or when thinking of it.



Staring, wild look.

Eyes sunken.

Contraction of the pupils.

[10] Aversion to light ; the objects appear too bright and shining.



Lobules red, hot.

Ulcer in the (left) meatus auditorius, (with stinging pain).



Dry coryza.



Death-like paleness of the face, alternating with redness.

[15] Icy-cold, purple, pale face.

Distorted countenance.


Foam at the mouth.



Burning in the mouth and throat, extending to the stomach.

[20] Dry, scraping sensation of the palate.


Appetite and Taste.

Thirstlessness, or violent thirst.

Food tastes bitter.

The taste is more acute.


Stomach and Abdomen.

Burning in the stomach.

[25] The pit of the stomach is very sensitive to the touch.

Burning heat in the abdomen.


Stool and Anus.

Constipation, from want of peristaltic motion of the intestines.

The rectum fools narrow and swollen ; is painful during the emission of flatulence.

Involuntary diarrhoea ; stools blackish.


Urinary Organs.

[30] Strangury, with tenesmus of the neck of the bladder.

Burning of the urine during emission.

The stream is thin, as if the urethra were contracted.

The urine is yellowish-green.


Sexual Organs.

Sexual desire wanting ; impotence.

[35] Sensation of contraction in the testes.



Violent oppression of breathing, with constriction of throat, as if produced by the vapor of sulphur.

Accumulation of mucus in the air-passages, with danger suffocation.

Audible palpitation of the heart, (after eating).

Trembling of the heart.



[40] Upper. Hands icy cold.

Convulsive rotation of the arms.

Lower. Great weakness of the legs.

Cramps in the calf of the leg and feet.



Epileptic and convulsive attacks ; he falls down insensible.

[45] Diminished circulation of the blood to the parts most distant from the heart.

Icy coldness of the whole body, with paleness of the face.

Sudden and great sinking of strength.



Torpor, with delirium or snoring.

Sleeplessness from nervous over-excitability.

[50] During sleep, the inspirations are shorter than the expirations.



Pulse small, weak, and slow.

The blood does not circulate to the parts distant from the heart.

Chilliness, and sensitiveness to cold air.

Coldness, with chilliness and shaking.

[55] Icy coldness of the whole body, with congestion to the head and chest.

Heat, with distended veins, aggravated from every movement.

Cold perspiration, often clammy, and always very debilitating.



Dryness of the skin.

Erysipelatous inflammation.



Most pains are felt during a half-conscious condition, and disappear when thinking of them.

Great sensitiveness to cold and cold air ; the pains are aggravated by it.

“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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