Drosera rotundifolia.

Drosera rotundifolia.

Mind and Disposition.

Anxiety, especially in the evening and when left alone.

Dread of ghosts.

Great mistrust.

Trifles vex him very much.

[5] Self-willed ; obstinacy ; insists upon carrying out his plans.



Vertigo when walking in the open air.

Pressing headache (temples), with stupefaction and nausea (morning) ; worse when stooping and from heat ; better from motion and in the cold air.



Stitches in the eyes (when stooping).

Presbyopia and weakness of the eyes.

[10] Contraction of the pupils.

Gauze before the eyes ; when reading, the letters appear blurred and pale.

The eyes are dazzled by day-light and candle-light.



Sticking pain and aching, especially when swallowing.

Hardness of hearing, with buzzing in the ears.

[15] Roaring, humming, and drumming in the ears.



Pale face, with sunken eyes.

Small pimples in the face, with fine, sticking, pricking sensations.

Face-ache, aggravated by pressure and contact.

Black pores on the chin.


Mouth and Throat.

[20] Sensation of dryness in the throat.

Haemorrhage from the mouth.

Ulceration of the velum.

Stinging in the throat during deglutition.

Sensation in the pharynx as ; if crumbs of bread had remained behind.

[25] Difficulty of swallowing solid food, as if the oesophagus were contracted.

Scraping in the throat from eating salt food.

Hawking up of green or yellow mucus.


Stomach and Abdomen.

Thirst in the morning (during the hot stage of the fever and not during the cold stage).

Aversion to pork.

[30] Frequent singultus.


Vomiting of mucus and food when coughing.

Vomiting of bile (morning) ; vomiting at night.

Nausea after eating fat food.

[35] Vomiting of blood.

Colic after eating sour things.

Sensation of constrictive pain in the hypochondria ; he has to press on them with the hand when he coughs.

Clawing sensation in the pit of the stomach.


Stool and Anus.

Diarrhoea, stools consisting of bloody mucus ; after the stool, pain in the abdomen and small of the back.


Urinary Organs.

[40] Frequent desire to urinate, with scanty urine, -frequently only a few drops.

Frequent urination at night.

Dark urine, of strong smell.

Watery, inodorous urine (with fetid stool of white mucus).


Sexual Organs.

Women. Suppressed menstruation.

[45] Menstruation delayed.

Leucorrhoea, with labor-like, spasmodic pains in the abdomen.


Respiratory Organs.

Bad, offensive-smelling breath when coughing.

Oppressed breathing when talking ; mostly while sitting.

Sensation of oppression in the chest, as if the voice and breath were retarded when speaking and coughing.

[50] Hooping-cough ; attacks ; every one to three hours, with barking or dull-sounding coughs, choking the breathing, caused by tickling or dryness in the throat, or from a sensation of a soft feather in the larynx ; expectoration, only in the morning, yellow and bitter ; has to swallow this mucus down.

Aggravation, after lying down, and still more increased after midnight ; when at rest ; when lying in bed ; from heat ; from drinking ; from singing and laughing ; after having had the measles.

Cough, with vomiting first of the food, and later, at the end of the attack, of mucus.

Cough, causing sensation of constriction of the chest ; he has to press the hand on it.

Cough, with expectoration of bright red frothy or of black clotted blood.

[55] Cough, with the sound of dryness in the pharynx.

Cough when singing, causing smarting in the larynx.

Barking cough.

Dry, spasmodic cough, with gagging.

Hooping cough, with haemorrhage from the mouth and nose, anguish, blue face, wheezing breathing, suffocation.

[60] Expectoration green.

Continuous roughness and dryness in the larynx and trachea.

Sensation as if a soft body were lodged in the larynx.

Alternate soft (yellow, green, or gray) or hardened mucus in the trachea.

Inflammation of the larynx and pharynx, causing pain when talking.

[65] Deep, cracked voice.

Laryngeal and tracheal phthisis.

Pain (soreness) in the chest, from sneezing and coughing ; he has to press his chest with the hang.

The, sternum is painful, as from subcutaneous ulceration, when pressing on the part.

Black pores on the chest and shoulder.



[70] The back is painful as if bruised, particularly early in the morning.

The nape of the neck is stiff and painful to the touch.



Upper. Nightly rheumatic pain in the humeri, going off, during motion, in the day.

Fingers spasmodically contracted ; when grasping any thing they are rigid.

Lower. Violent stitch in the os ischium, on rising from a seat.

[75] The feet feel constantly chilly ; are covered with cold sweat.



Sleepiness at noon and at sunset.

Frequent starting during sleep.

Frequent waking with perspiration, or as if too wakeful.

On waking, great weariness.



[80] Rapid emaciation (with acute phthisis laryngealis).

Epileptic attacks, with twitching of the limbs ; after the attack, haemoptysis and sleep.

Gnawing, stinging pains in the joints.

All the limbs feel sore, as from too hard a bed.



Chilliness, with coldness and paleness of the face and cold extremities.

[85] In the morning hours, coldness of one side (left) of the face, while the other side (right) is hot.

Chilliness and chill while at rest ; finds it everywhere too cold, even in bed.

Chilliness during the day, heat during the night.

Heat almost exclusively in the face and on the head.

Warm perspiration at night, especially after midnight and during the morning hours, mostly in the face.

[90] Intermittent fever, with sore throat and nausea.



Gnawing-stinging in the long bones ; worse during rest.

Violent itching while undressing ; when scratching, the skin readily peels off.



Most ailments are worse during the night and towards morning ; from heat and during rest (while lying down).

Aggravation from a light (eyes), after understanding (itching) ; on getting warm in bed (cough ; pain in the long bones).

“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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