Chamomilla vulgaris.

Chamomilla vulgaris.

Mind and Disposition.

Anger, with rage, violence and heat.

Great anguish and restlessness.

Crying and howling.

Weeping uneasiness ; the child wants different things, and repels them when given to him.

[5] The child cries and wants to be carried on the arm.

Seeks a cause for quarrel.

Peevishness and ill humor ; taciturn absence of mind.



Vertigo, when rising from bed ; from drinking coffee.

Pulsating headache, generally in one side of the head, with one red cheek ; worse at night ; in the open air ; in the wind ; better from warm coverings and when walking about.

[10] Lancinating pain in one side of the head, with thirst ; better from walking about.

Headache, which is felt even during sleep.

Hot, clammy perspiration on the scalp and forehead.



Burning heat in the eyes.

Inflammation of the eyes, especially the edges of the lower eyelids, which are swollen.

[15] Distortion of the eyes.

Yellowness of the whites.

Haemorrhage from the eyes.

Spasmodically closed eyelids.

Twitching of the eyelids.

[20] Aversion to bright light.



Otalgia, with stitches and tearing.

Discharge of thin pus from the ears.

Inflammatory swelling of the paratid gland.

Sensitive hearing.



[25] Wrinkled skin of the nose.

Ulcerated nostrils.

Sensitive smell.



Bloatedness of the face.

Redness and burning heat, particularly of the cheeks ; sometimes of one cheek only, with paleness and coldness of the other.

[30] Swelling, with hardness and blueness of one cheek.

Red rash on the cheeks.

Convulsive movements and twitchings of the facial muscles and lips.

Rhagades in the middle of the lower lip.

Heat of the face, while the rest of the body is cold.

[35] Wrinkles on the forehead.


Mouth and Throat.

Putrid smell from the mouth.

Dry mouth and tongue, with thirst.

Red tongue, cracked.

Tongue coated thick, yellow or white.

[40] Convulsive movements of the tongue.

Inflammation of the soft palate and the tonsils, with dark redness.

Sensation of a plug in the throat.

Inability to swallow while lying.

Inability to swallow solid food.

[45] Sore throat, with swelling of the parotid or submaxillary glands.



Insupportable (drawing) toothache (at night) with swelling of the hot, red cheek, and thirst.

The toothache recommences when entering the warm room.

Toothache, aggravated from drinking any thing warm, especially coffee.

Toothache, after a cold and suppressed perspiration.

[50] Toothache, with redness and swelling of the gums.

Dentition, with convulsions.


Appetite and Taste.

Aversion to food ; loathing of food.

Great thirst ; longing for cold water.

Bitter taste in the mouth early in the morning.

[55] Desire for coffee.


Stomach and Abdomen.

Sour eructations (the existing pain is aggravated by eructations).

Vomiting, of food ; sour ; of bile.

After eating or drinking, heat and perspiration of the face.

Distention of the abdomen after a meal.

[60] Painful bloatedness of the epigastrium (in the morning).

Nausea (after drinking coffee).

Colic, after anger.

Oppression of the stomach, as if a stone were pressing downwards.

Burning in the pit of the stomach.

[65] Pressing towards the abdominal ring, as if hernia would protrude.


Stool and Anus.

Nightly diarrhoea, with frequent small discharges and colic.

Hot, diarrhoeic stools, smelling like rotten eggs.

Stools green, chopped.

Stools consisting of white mucus, with colic.

[70] Diarrhoea during dentition (green mucus).

Diarrhoea from cold, from anger, from chagrin.

Stools corroding the anus.


Urinary Organs.

Ineffectual urging, with anguish during micturition.

The urine is hot, with flocculent sediment ; turbid.

[75] Smarting pain in the urethra during micturition.


Genital Organs.

Men. Itching, stinging pain in the margin of the prepuce.

Soreness of the border of the prepuce. (Sycosis).

Excited sexual desire.

Women. Pressure towards the uterus, like labor-pain.

[80] Metrorrhagia ; the blood is passed in clots, and smells putrid.

Discharge of blood between the regular catamenia.

Abdominal spasms, before the catamenia ; of pregnant women ; or while nursing.

The labor-pains are not sufficient, but cause great restlessness and anguish (over-sensitive to the pains).

Violent after-pains.

[85] Suppression of milk (milk is cheesy, or mixed with pus ; (milk fever).

Puerperal fever.

Erysipelas of the mammae and soreness of the nipples.

Induration and swelling of the mammae ; they are painful to the touch.


Larynx and Trachea.

Wheezing and rattling in the trachea.

[90] Hoarseness, from tenacious mucus in the trachea.

Catarrhal hoarseness.

Stitches and burning in the larynx, with hoarseness.

Hoarseness and cough, from rattling mucus in the trachea.



Burning of the chest.

[95] Oppression of the chest, as from flatulence.

Constriction of the upper part of the chest.

Sudden stoppage of the chest, in children.

Stitches in the sides of the chest.

Burning pain under the sternum.

[100] Rattling of mucus in the chest.

Cough from irritation in the chest ; from tickling in the pharynx and larynx, daring the day, with expectoration of small quantities of tough mucus, tasting bitter or putrid.

Dry nightly cough of children, from tickling in the throat-pit.

Nightly dry cough during sleep.

Cough worse at night ; aggravated from crying ; from cold air ; dry winds ; open air ; during sleep.

[105] Amelioration of the cough when getting warm in bed.



Pain in the small of the back, especially at night.

Stinging pain in the back.



Upper. The arms go to sleep, especially when taking hold of any thing.

Convulsions of the arms, with clasping in of the thumb.

[110] Convulsive twitchings of the fingers.

Cold hands, with cold perspiration in the palms of the hands.

Swelling of the palms of the hands.

Lower. Cracking of the knee during motion.

Burning of the soles of the feet, (at night, he puts his feet out of bed).

[115] Sensation of numbness in the toes.



Over-sensitiveness of the nerves ; (pain is insupportable, drives to despair).

Over-sensitiveness of the senses, (especially from coffee narcotics).

Great, prostrating debility as soon as the pain begins.

Convulsive twitchings in the limbs.

Convulsions, (during dentition).

[120] Sensation of numbness, (extremities).



Yawning and stretching.

Drowsiness, with short breathing ; groaning ; starts.

Nightly sleeplessness from anxiety and visions.

Restless sleep, with weeping and howling, groaning and tossing about.

[125] Snoring breathing when asleep.

Sleep, full of vivid, fanciful dreams.



Pulse small, tense, and accelerated.

Chilliness ; frequently on some parts, while others are hot.

Chilliness, with internal heat.

[130] Chill and coldness of the whole body, with burning hot face and hot breath.

Chilliness and coldness of the fore part of the body, while the back part is hot, or vice versa.

Chilliness from exposure to the air, (undressing), or in the cold air.

Heat, with occasional chills, and one hot, red cheek, while the other is pale.

Heat, with anxiety and perspiration of the face and scalp.

[135] Continuous burning heat, with violent thirst, and starts during sleep, and furious delirium.

Perspiration during sleep, mostly on the head, smelling sour, and with biting sensation of the skin.

Suppressed perspiration.



Yellow skin, (over the whole body).

The skin becomes unhealthy, and every injury ulcerates.

[140] Rash of infants, and during nursing.

Red rash on the cheeks, on the forehead.

Ulcers, with darting and lancinating in the night, and excessive sensitiveness to the touch.

Itching pimples form around the ulcer, covered with scurf, and suppurating.

[145] Inflammatory swelling of the glands.



Extreme sensitiveness to pain, with great irritability.

Over-sensitiveness to the open air, and aversion to being in the wind.

At night, tearing (rheumatic) pains in the limbs, with sensation of numbness.

The pains are worse at night, and are accompanied by thirst and heat.

[150] Aggravation at night ; from anger, (colic) ; after taking cold ; while lying down ; during perspiration ; during sleep.

Amelioration while fasting ; from bending the head backward ; after perspiration ; on rising.

“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.

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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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