Coccus cacti.

Coccus cacti.

Mind and Disposition.

Ill-humored, irritable.



Giddiness ; the head feels dull, as if he had drank too much, with a white-coated tongue.

Congestion of blood to the head when entering a warm room ; better in the open air.



Sensation as if a foreign body were lodged between the eyelid and the eye.

[5] Sensation as if the edges of the eyelids were swollen.



Sudden violent stitch in the left internal ear, extending to the left side of the neck and into the sternum.

Intolerable itching in the left ear.



Dryness of the nose with inclination to sneeze.

Swelling of the nose, with itching, violent sneezing and increased secretion of mucus.

[10] Redness of the edges of the nostrils.

Crusts on the edges of the nostrils.


Mouth and Throat.

Sensation as if cold air were blown on the teeth.

Great soreness of the teeth to contact.

Scraping and dryness in the throat.

[15] Sweetish, metallic taste in the mouth.

Dry, brown-coated tongue.

Stitches and burning in the throat and on the tongue.

Swelling and redness of the right tonsil.

Sensation as if the palate were elongated, with continuous hawking.

[20] Swelling of the tonsils, with continuous desire to swallow, and sensation as if a plug were lodged in the throat.


Appetite and Taste.

Desire to cat often and much at a time.

Sensation of hunger, with colic.

Canine hunger.

After dinner much thirst, and when he drinks water then chill.


Stomach and Abdomen.

[25] Spasmodic empty eructations.


Sensation as if something indigestible were lying in the stomach.

Nausea and vomiting ; vomiting of mucus.

Stitches in the pit of the stomach when inhaling.

[30] Fulness in the abdomen, as if he had eaten too much, with swelling and tenderness of the pit of the stomach.


Stool and Anus.

During stool, burning in the rectum ; stitches in the rectum.

Itching at the anus, with tenesmus, from slight exertion.

Stitch from the anus, extending into the urethra.


Urinary Organs.

Stitches extending from the kidneys through the urethra into the bladder.

[35] Spasmodic pain in the bladder, with alternate coldness and heat.

Itching at the end of the urethra.

Great desire to urinate in the morning (with erection).

Frequent micturition.

The discharge of urine is slow, in small quantities, with violent burning pain.

[40] Red sediment like brick-dust.



Men. Genitals hot, red, swollen.

Sexual desire increased.

Women. Catamenia too early and too profuse.


Respiratory Organs.

Hoarse voice, with roughness and scraping sensation in the throat.

[45] Hawking and coughing, with increased thirst.

Cough, in a warm room ; better, in a cold room.

Periodical attacks of cough, with expectoration of mucus.

Hooping-cough ; nightly, periodical attacks of cough from tickling in the larynx, ending with expectoration of a large quantity of viscid, stringy mucus.

Morning cough ; first barking, dry cough, followed by the expectoration of viscid mucus ; the difficult expectoration causes vomiturition and vomiting.

[50] Cough, with expectoration of viscid, stringy, yellow, sour-tasting or reddish mucus.

The bronchial tubes are loaded with mucus.

Burning under the sternum.

In the chest sensation of heat, of soreness.

Sensation as if ever thing were pressed towards the heart.

[55] Heavy pressure in the region of the heart.



Upper. Sensation as if a fine glass splinter were sticking in the tips of the fingers, under the nails.

Lower. Violent stitches in the right hip-joint.

Hot swelling of the knees.

Pain in the right patella when walking.



[60] Frequent awaking during the night, with excitement as if he had taken too much coffee.

Great sleepiness (after dinner).

Vivid dreams.



Chilliness all day ; cold feet in the morning, with perspiration of the whole body.

Chill in the evening, with heat in the head, followed by general heat, and then perspiration all night, which relieves.

[65] Perspiration, when walking, on the lower extremities, in the morning.



Especially affects the mucous membranes.

Aggravation on from motion and heat (headache).

“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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