Cyclamen europaeum.

Cyclamen europaeum.

Mind and Disposition.

Taciturn, depressed, out of humor.

Inclined to internal, undemonstrative grief.

Sudden change of sadness and cheerfulness.

Weakness of the memory.

[5] Dulness of the mind and indisposition to perform any sort of labor.



Vertigo ; when leaning against something, he feels as if the brain were in motion.

Vertigo ; increasing when exercising in the open air, relieved when sitting in a room.

Stitches in the left temple, the forehead, with dizziness.

Headache in the morning, when rising.

[10] Stitches in the head (temples ; forehead, when stooping).

Congestion of blood to the head ; increased sensation of heat as the head.

The headache is ; relieved by applications of cold water.

Fine, sharp, itching, stinging in the hairy scalp, which constantly reappears in another place after scratching ; worse in the evening and when at rest, better from motion.



Dilatation of the pupils.

[15] The eyes lie deep in the orbits, look dim, and are surrounded by blue rings.

Itching of the eyelids.

Swelling of the upper eyelids.

Obscuration of sight.

Double vision ; strabismus.

[20] Burning in the eyes ; worse when reading.



Itching in the ears, with increased secretion of wax.

Hearing diminished.



Diminished sense of smell.

Fluent coryza (morning).



[25] Pale face.

Small pimples in the face, rapidly filling up and then drying up.


Mouth and Throat.

Dryness of the lips, without thirst.

Increased secretion of tenacious mucus in the mouth.

Mouth and throat redder than usual.

[30] Tongue coated white.

Fine stitches ; in, the surface of the tongue.

Redness of the tip of the tongue, with small, burning blister, impeding speech and mastication, with increase of saliva.

The upper lip feels numb, as from an induration.

Burning on the tip of the tongue (evening).

[35] Food tastes flat.

Dryness in the throat.

Sensation of painful constriction in the throat.

Burning and scraping in the throat.

The tonsils and palate are shrivelled and white.


Stomach and Abdomen.

[40] Aversion do cat bread and butter ; less aversion to warm food.

After eating but little, aversion to the rest of the food, with sensation of nausea in the throat.

Thirst during the night.

Thirst and hunger, with dryness in the throat.

Nausea and accumulation of water in the mouth.

[45] Nausea and fulness in the chest, with unusual hunger (morning).

Nausea (morning ; after eating fat food).

Vomiting of blood.

Nausea caused by eating and drinking ; could only drink lemonade without being nauseated.

Vomiting of mucus followed by sleep.

[50] Fulness and pressure in the stomach, -pit of the stomach,- as if he had eaten too much.

Stitches in the stomach, region of the liver, navel, abdomen.

Sensitiveness, when moving, of the abdomen to pressure.

Rumbling in the intestines.


Stool and Anus.

Frequent discharge of hard stool (hard lumps).

[55] Diarrhoea, watery, papescent, with vomiting at night.

Pressure in the rectum.

Discharge of blood from the rectum.

Drawing, pressing pain in and about the anus and perineum, as from subcutaneous ulceration, when walking or sitting.


Urinary Organs.

Frequent copious emission of whitish urine.

[60] Stitches in the urethra, with desire to urinate, followed by a sudden discharge of dark red-yellow urine.

Frequent micturition, with pressure on the bladder and rectum.

Urine dark-colored, with flakes floating in it.


Sexual Organs.

Men. The prepuce and corona glandis feel sore from slight rubbing.

Women. Catamenia too profuse and too frequent.

[65] Before menstruation (at night) labor-like pains ; the abdomen was bloated and swollen on the previous day ; the menstrual blood is black and clotted.

Secretion from the swollen mammae, like milk.


Respiratory Organs and Chest.

When reading aloud the voice is weak.

Scraping and dryness in the pharynx, causing a suffocative cough.

Oppression of the chest, with impeded breathing.

[70] Sensation of great weakness in the chest, as if there was not strength enough to breathe.

Pressure in the sternum.

Palpitation of the heart ; stitches in the region of the heart.


Back and Neck.

Dull stitches in the region of the kidney ; worse when drawing a long breath.

In the neck stiffness ; a paralytic pain.



[75] Upper. Paralytic hard pressure in the upper and forearm, as if in the periosteum and interiorly in the muscles, extending to the fingers, hindering writing.

Cramp-like, slow contraction of the right thumb and index ; they have to be extended by force.

Stinging itching or pricking, as from needles between the fingers, ceasing after scratching.

Sensation of numbness in the right hand.

Lower. Cramp-like pain in the posterior surface of the thigh, above the bend of the right knee.

[80] Sensation as if sprained in the left foot.

Soreness in the heels when walking.

Feet (toes) frost-bitten (looking red).



Pressing, drawing pains, generally in the periosteum or where the skin covers the bones.

Weakness, especially in the evening, with ill-humor and sleepiness ; better when moving about.



[85] Pulse double heat.

Attacks of chilliness in the morning or evening.

During the evening chill, great sensitiveness to cold air or to being uncovered.

After the chill heat, especially of the face, -the hands remaining cold for a long time.

Heat after eating.

[90] Perspiration at night, during sleep, of offensive smell.



Itching ; pricking at night, especially at night in bed ; disappearing in one place when scratching, but reappearing at once at another place.



Aggravation when at rest and in the evening.

As long as he moves about he feels well, but as soon as he sits down, especially in the evening, he experiences various inconveniences.

Aggravation from eating fat food ; while reposing (when sitting, standing).

[95] Amelioration from moving (walking).

“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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