Carbo animalis.

Carbo animalis.

Mind and Disposition.

Alternate cheerfulness and melancholy.

Fright in the dark.



Heaviness in the cerebellum ; worse in the forenoon, -in the cold air,- relieved after dinner.

Pain in the vertex, as if the skull were open.

[5] Tightness and tension of the skin of the forehead and vertex.

Heat in the head in the evening in bed, better after rising.



Sensation as if the eyes were lying loose in their sockets.



Hardness of hearing ; the sounds appear confused, does not know from what direction they come.

Discharge of pus from the ears.

[10] Swelling of the parotid gland.



The tip of the nose is red, chapped, burning, the skin feels tight.



Erysipelas of the face.

Red, smooth, elevated blotches in the face.

Vesicles and cracks on the lips.

[15] Heat of the face and head in the afternoon.

Swelled, burning lips.


Mouth and Throat.

Burning blisters in the mouth and on the tongue.

Gums red, swollen, painful.

Looseness of the teeth.

[20] Dryness of the mouth and tongue.


Appetite and Taste.

Ravenous hunger.

Repugnance to greasy food.

Bitter taste in the morning.


Stomach and Abdomen.

Weak digestion ; almost all food causes distress.

[25] Pressure in the stomach, even in the morning and in the evening, in bed.

Spasmodic cramp in the stomach.

Considerable inflation after a meal.

Audible rumbling in the abdomen.


Stool and Anus.

Constipation ; unsuccessful desire for stool ; he passes only very offensive flatus.

[30] Stools hard, knotty.

During stool, pain in the small of the back, with inflation of the abdomen.

Varices, burning ; stinging.

A viscid, inodorous humor oozes out of the rectum, and from the perinaeum.


Urinary Organs.

Frequent desire to urinate, with increased secretion of urine.

[35] Burning soreness in the urethra when urinating.

Involuntary discharge of fetid-smelling urine.


Sexual System.

Women. Menses too early.

Fluor albus, leaving yellow stains on the linen.

Mammae swollen, inflamed (erysipelatous) during confinement.

Hard, painful nodosities in the mammae.



[40] Hoarseness and roughness in the throat in the morning, after rising.

Loss of voice (during the night).

Breathing, panting and rattling.

Oppression of breathing in the morning, and after eating.

Soreness in the chest.

[45] Burning in (right side of) the chest.

Sensation of coldness in the chest.

Cough, with discharge of greenish pus (suppuration of the lungs).


Neck and Back.

Painful swelling and induration of the glands of the neck, and of the parotid glands.

Stitches in the small of the back when drawing a long breath.



[50] Upper. Swelling and induration of the axillary glands.

Oozing of moisture from the arm-pits.

Gouty stiffness of the joints of the fingers.

Pain in the wrist-joint, as if sprained.

The hands go to sleep.

[55] Lower. Stitches in the left hip when sitting.

Drawing and sensation of contraction under the knee.

The ankle-joint and toes bend easily when walking.

Frost-bitten feet and toes, inflamed ; burning.



Numbness of all the limbs.

[60] Burning pains.



Cannot go to sleep in the evening, from restlessness, anxiety and frightful visions.

During sleep, groaning talking and shedding of tears.



Pulse accelerated, especially in the evening.

Chill, especially in the afternoon, in the evening, and after eating.

[65] Chill in the evening, followed by perspiration.

Heat after a chill, mostly at night, in bed.

Perspiration after the heat, especially towards morning.

Perspiration of bad odor ; debilitating ; coloring the linen yellow ; more on the upper legs.



Erysipelatous swellings, with burning pain.

[70] Inflammation, swelling and induration of the glands.

Itching over the whole body in the evening, in bed.



Easy straining ; great debility and spraining of the joints.

Aversion to the open, cold, dry 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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