Mind and Disposition.

Indisposition for mental labor.

Sensation of fulness of the head from mental application.

Forgetfulness (forgets things he has to do).

Fretful, easily provoked.

[5] Desire to be alone.



Giddiness in the morning after rising, when stooping, with nausea.

Fulness in the head ; the eyes are reddened.

Congested sensation over the whole head, principally the forehead.

Congestion of blood to the head, particularly to the vertex ; worse after eating.

[10] Intense headache ; he cannot raise his head from the pillow ; relieved by external pressure.

Dull pain in the forehead, which is cold ; relieved by heat.

Sensation as if touched by a cold metallic body, on a small space over the root of the nose.

In the morning, after waking, pain in the forehead and top of the head ; worse when lying on the left side and back ; better and going off, when turning on the right side, and after rising.

Shooting pain in the left side of the head, with increase of saliva and great flow of urine.

[15] Sensitiveness of the head to the touch -even the hairs are sore.



Shooting pains in the inner canthus of the right eye, with burning and itching.

Inflammation of the right eye ; itching, pressing and pricking at the inner angle and lower lid ; constant lachrymation on looking steadily, with profuse discharge of mucus from the nose.

Flow of tears.

Sticking pain about the punctum lachrymale of the upper eyelid.

[20] Redness of the whole eye, with swelling of the face.



Roaring in the ears, with swelling of the face (after eating).

Scurfy eruption in the right external ear.

Itching in the right ear.



Itching of the nose, with bleeding (very dark blood) after blowing it.

[25] Coryza, with lameness of the thighs and aching pain in the small of the back ; lumps of dirty yellow mucus are discharged from the posterior nares.



Heat of the face, which is much swollen, mostly about the eyes.


Mouth and Throat.

Both corners of the mouth are chapped.

Tongue coated white in the morning.

A small ulcer on the roof of the mouth, on the right side of the tip of the tongue ; on the tip of the tongue.

[30] Soreness in the roof of the mouth.

Dryness in the mouth and throat at night, which causes him to drink often.

Inflammation, with great dryness of the throat and mouth ; worse at night.

Dryness and irritation of the throat (posterior nares, tonsils, fauces) at night, with soreness during the day ; in the morning, secretion of tenacious mucus also, in lumps, from the posterior nares.

Contracting pain in the throat during empty deglutition.

[35] Fulness in the throat, causing a constant desire for swallowing.

Taste bitter (in the morning).

Increased flow of saliva (and of urine).


Scanty, tenacious, frothy saliva in the mouth, without thirst ; better after drinking.

[40] Dryness and putrid taste in the mouth.


Stomach and Abdomen.

Appetite increased.

Soreness in the stomach with dizziness and lightness in the head and tightness in the temples.

Nausea, alleviated by eructations.

Nausea, with water-brash (in the evening).

[45] Flashes of heat confined to the abdomen, with great flatulence (worse in the forenoon).


Stool and Anus.

Soft, scanty stools twice a day, preceded by pinching ; less afterwards.

Bloody dysentery.

Sensation of formication in the anus, as if from a large worm.

Little pimples around the anus, with burning and itching ; thin stools and tenesmus.


Urinary Organs.

[50] Frequent and increased emission of watery urine ; also daring the night.

Pain, as if from a sore in the urethra when urinating ; this pain wakes him up at night.


Genital Organs.

Men. Swelling of the penis.

Redness and swelling of the prepuce, with painful itching.

Violent itching of the corona glandis, with profuse secretion of pus.

[55] Small, shining red points on the glans penis.

Blennorrhoea of the glans penis.

Sycotic excrescences.

Violent erections in the evening.

Women. Leucorrhoea, causing, during its discharge, a pressing in the vagina.


Respiratory Organs.

[60] Hoarseness in the evening.

Chest oppressed, feels contracted ; relieved by stretching himself.

Dyspnoea, with heat.

Pain running over the ensiform cartilage, from the seventh rib on the right side diagonally through the chest.

Cough from tickling in the throat.



[65] The muscles of the back part of the neck seem as if contracted.

Aching in the small of the back, as if bruised.

Pain all over the back down to the loins, aggravated on drawing a long breath.



Upper. Pain in the left shoulder, between the clavicle and, scapula ; interiorly.

Pain in the middle of the upper part of the right arm, as though it would break.

[70] Periodical shooting pains in the arms.

Sensation of lameness in the right arm.

Numbness of the left arm, from the elbow to the end of the little finger.

It feels as if the “crazy-bone” was struck.

The joints of the fingers and knuckles are red (and hot).

[75] Lower. Shooting, drawing and aching pains in the thighs, from the hip-joints nearly down to the condyles ; worse at night.

Violent itching on the inside of the thighs, knees and legs ; worse on the knees, especially at night.

Profuse perspiration between the thighs (when walking).

Rheumatic pain in the right knee-joint ; worse when walking (ascending), better at rest.

Pain in the tendo Achilles and os calcis after walking.

[80] Coldness in the joints.

Coldness of the feet, day and night.



Sensation of lameness in all the limbs.

Weariness, languor, tired and prostrated worse before eating, better when riding in the open air.

General nervous, uneasy sensation.



[85] Sleepiness in the day-time and sleeplessness at night ; unconquerable desire to sleep after dinner, early in the evening (during the day).

Restlessness and sleeplessness at night, from a constant flow of ideas changing from one thing to another.

Restless sleep, with vivid dreams and much talking.



Pulse slower in the forepart of the day, accelerated in the evening.

Coldness and chilliness in the warm room.

[90] Internal and external heat of the body during the whole night.

Profuse perspiration between the thighs.

Perspiration most at noon.



Itching of the nose (bleeding after blowing it), of the eye-lids, canthi (outer), ears, face (left side), palms of the hands (right), thighs (inside), knees, legs, at the anus (at night), on the shoulders (evening).

Sensation as if pimples were coming out over the body.

[95] Red papulous eruption, without itching, on both elbows.

Redness of the skin.



The pains intermit in severity.

Aggravations in the evening and at night, except of the perspiration, which is worse at midday ; after sleeping (headache).

Amelioration in the open air, and after dinner.

“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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