Clematis erecta.

Clematis erecta.

Mind and Disposition.

Low-spirited and fear of approaching misfortunes.

Aversion to talk.

Fear of being alone, but disinclined to meet otherwise agreeable company.

Memory impaired.



[5] Giddiness, if he lift his head up, or when moving the head.

Boring pains in the temple.

Head feels full and heavy, hanging down.

Heaviness in the forehead.

Headache, aggravated by bending the head backwards.

[10] Eruptions on the back part of the head and neck ; moist, sore, tingling and stinging itching ; often drying up in scales ; when getting warm in bed, violently itching ; only temporarily relieved by scratching ; with soreness only rawness.

Itching on the hairy scalp.



Itching in the canthi.

Burning of the eyelids.

Burning and heat in the eyes, with dryness, as if fire were streaming from the eyes.

[15] Redness biting and lachrymation from the eyes.

Inflammation of the iris.

The white of the eyes has a yellow tint.

The closed eye is very sensitive to the air (cold air), and when it is opened very sensitive to light.

While writing, the letters momentarily run one into another ; at times, double vision, with flickering before the eyes.



[20] Ringing, as from bells in the ear.

The external ear is hot and burns.



Dryness of the nose, with heat.

Violent coryza, with sneezing ; the secretion is streaked with blood.



Sickly paleness of the face.

[25] Cheeks red and hot (momentary flushes).

White blisters on the nose and face, as if burned by the sun.

Moist eruption on the face, preceded by stinging pain.

Cancer of the lips.


Mouth and Throat.

Pricking or drawing toothache ; worse, and becoming in insupportable at night, in a horizontal position.

[30] Toothache in a decayed molar tooth, much aggravated from a crumb of bread coming into it ; relieved by cold water.

Sensation as if the decayed tooth were too long ; the least contact is exceedingly painful, with an excessive flow of saliva.

Aggravation of the toothache by smoking tobacco.

Increased secretion of saliva.

Small blisters on the tongue and in the throat, which soon become ulcers.

[35] Heat and burning in the mouth and throat.

Sensation of roughness in the throat.


Appetite and Taste.

Aversion to beer.

Increased thirst, with desire for ice.

After eating, nausea and sleepiness.


Stomach and Abdomen.

[40] Nausea after smoking tobacco.

Disagreeable sensation of coldness in the stomach.

Tension of the stomach.

Pain in the liver, aggravated by pressure.

Stitches in the liver.

[45] Sensation of constriction in the lower abdomen, which is hard.

Swelling, induration and twitching pains in the inguinal glands.


Stool and Anus.

Hard stool, difficult to discharge (in the evening).

Loose stools, with burning at the anus.

Burning heat, and itching at the anus (in the evening) ; better after an evacuation.

[50] Haemorrhoids, itching, discharging some mucus.


Urinary Organs.

Increased secretion of urine.

Urine turbid, milky, dark, with flakes of mucus and frothy.

Secretion diminished ; the last drops cause violent burning.

Secretion slow and in a small stream.

[55] During micturition, burning in the urethra ; stitches in the urethra ; stitches from the abdomen into the chest.

After micturition, itching, tingling in the urethra, lasting half an hour ; burning in the urethra ; involuntary dripping of urine.

The urethra is painful to pressure.

Spasmodic stricture of the urethra.

Discharge from the urethra, thick, pus.



[60] Men. Itching at the genitals.

Drawing pain from the testicles into the spermatic cords upwards ; the right testicle is drawn up.

Sensation of soreness of the testes.

Violent, long-continuing erections, with stitches in the urethra.

Painful swelling and induration of the testes (right).

[65] Scrotum swelled, indurated.

Women. Swelling and induration of the mammary glands ; cancer of the breast.


Respiratory Organs.

Violent cough, with irregular respiration, at times too slow at times too rapid ; barking cough, with burning pain in the sternum and stitches in both sides of the lungs.

Sharp stitch in the heart, from within to without.


Back and Neck.

Moist eruption in the neck, extending into the head.

[70] Pain in the small of the back, as if broken, with tension ; worse when stooping.



Upper. Swelling and induration of the axillary glands.

The hands feel as if they were too large ; they are dry and hot.

Spreading blisters on the swollen hands and fingers, aggravated by old water.

Arthritic nodosities in the finger-joints.

[75] Lower. Dry, scaly tetter on the legs.

Itching of the toes and perspiration between them.



Great emaciation.

Twitching of the muscles.

Great debility and weakness (3-5 P.M.).



[80] Sleepiness during the day (morning).

Restless sleep, with toning about and vivid, lascivious dreams ; profuse perspiration after midnight.



Pulse accelerated.

Chilliness with shuddering, followed by perspiration.

Chilliness from being uncovered.

[85] Dry heat, with sensation of general heat (at night).

Profuse perspiration at night, towards morning, with disinclination to he uncovered.



Painful swelling and induration of the glands.

Ulcers, with tingling, pulsation, burning ; stitches in the edges when touching them.

Itching over the whole body.

[90] Skin inflamed, red, burning ; eruption of blisters, which burst and form ulcers.

Moist tetter, itching in the heat of the bed, and after washing.

Painful (not itching) tetter over the whole body ; red and moist during the increasing moon, pale and dry during the decreasing moon.

Scaly tetter, with thick crusts.

Itching and moist eruptions, with ichorous discharges excoriating the surrounding parts, with redness, heat and swelling of the skin.

[95] Aggravation of all skin symptoms by the heat of the bed and from washing.

“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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