Corallium rubrum.

Corallium rubrum.


Sensation of emptiness and hollowness of the head.

Violent headache, with pressure, particularly in the forehead, obliging one to move the head from one place to another ; this gives no relief, nor does sitting up ameliorate it -it is only relieved for a short time by uncovering the whole body, which is burning hot.

When moving the head quickly, or rocking it, sensation as if wind were blowing through the skull.

The head feels as if it were too large (three times its size).

[5] Pressing headache in the forehead ; she cannot keep the eyes open ; relieved by walking in the open air.

Congestion of blood to the head on stooping.



Pressure, as from sand, in the reddened eyes (evening).

On closing the eyes they feel hot, as if bathed in tears.

Burning of the eyes from candle light.



[10] Painful ulcer on tine inside of the right wing, with the sensation as if the nasal bones were pressed asunder.

Bleeding of the nose, from one nostril at a time (at night).

Profuse secretion of mucus through the posterior nares, obliging one to hawk frequently.

Violent coryza ; discharge resembles molten tallow.



Heat in the face on bending the head forward.

[15] Pain, as if bruised, in the left malar bone ; worse on touching the part.

The lips are chapped and painful.

Painful swelling of the left sub-maxillary glands ; worse when swelling and on bending head forward.


Mouth and Throat.

Every tooth on the left side feels as if set on edge ; it feels as if the teeth were too close to one another, or as if a tenacious body were lodged between them.

Great dryness of the fauces.

[20] Constant hawking, owing to an accumulation of mucus in the posterior nares.


Stomach and Abdomen.

Food tastes insipid.

Beer tastes sweet.

Violent thirst ; longing for acids and salt feet.

After dinner, hot cheeks and forehead, with cold feet.

[25] Nausea, with dryness of the tongue and violent headache ; worse when sitting up.


Stool and Anus.

Constipation (for six days), followed by copious papescent stool.


Urinary Organs.

Loam-colored urine, with similar sediment.

Burning urine.


Sexual Organs.

Men. Profuse perspiration of the genitals.

[30] Swelling of the prepuce ; the margin of the prepuce feels sour when the linen touches it.

The fraenum is painful, as if pricked by needles.

The glans is sensitive, red, and swollen, and the inner surface and glans secret yellow-green, fetid pus.

Red, flat ulcers on the glans and inner surface of the prepuce, with secretion of the quantity of yellow ichor.

Involuntary seminal emissions during sleep (without dreams or erections).


Respiratory Organs.

[35] During a deep inspiration a sensation as if the air passing through the air-passages were icy cold, an inclination to cough, with difficulty hawking up of bronchial mucus (in the morning).


Back and Neck.

Stiffness of the neck.

Pain, as if the small of the back were broken.



Upper. Pain in the wrists, as if he had been writing much and rapidly.

Lower. Pain in the knees, tibia and tarsal joint, as ; if he had walked a great deal.



[40] Yawning, with pain in the articulation of the jaw.

Great sleepiness ; falls asleep while standing.

As soon as she falls asleep she starts up, on account of frightful dreams.

Cannot sleep before midnight-tosses about ; if he uncovers himself, he feels ; too cold, and when covered, he feels too hot.



Pulse full and hard.

[45] Chill ; the skin is of the ordinary temperature, with headache and violent thirst ; relieved by external heat.

Dry heat without thirst, and not followed by perspiration.

The hot parts feel cold when uncovered.



Smooth spots on the palms ; of the hands and fingers, first of a coral color, then dark-red, and lastly copper-colored.



After a short walk in the evening, great lassitude in the upper and lower limbs.

Artificial heat relieves the heat and coldness.

[50] The pains make him scold and swear.

“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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