Mind and Disposition.

Anxiety as after committing a crime.

Changeable disposition, one evening low-spirited and melancholy, the next excessively cheerful.

Quarrelsome, disputative.



Vertigo, particularly when descending and on seeing flowing water ; with sickness at the stomach in walking ; with the sensation as if the head would constantly incline to the right side.

[5] Congestion of blood to the head, with pulsation and hammering in the head, heat and redness of the face, enlarged veins, sensitiveness of the head to the touch ; worse after midnight and towards morning ; returning periodically.

Pain in the back part of the head when coughing.

Sensitiveness of the head to the touch and falling off of the hair ; the hair is also painful to the touch.

Pressure on the top of the head when the cold air touches ; it.



Dull, lustreless eyes with blue rings around them.

[10] Inflammation and redness of the eyes with burning or stinging.

Obscuration of sight in the evening.

Redness and swelling of the upper and lower lids.

Suppurating stye on the upper lid.



Stitches in the ear in the morning.

[15] Ulcerative pain of the outer ear.



Bleeding from the nose (evening).

The nose is ; continuously filled with clotted blood.



Earthy, jaundiced color of the face.

Paleness of the face with red spots on the white face.

[20] Pale bloated face, especially around the eyes.

Fiery redness of the face ; the veins are enlarged.

Pale, dry lips.

Yellow spots in the face.


Mouth and Throat.

Aching, pressing pain in the throat during deglutition, with heat in the fauces.

[25] Constrictive sensation in the throat.


Stomach and Abdomen.

Aversion to and bad effects from meat, beer and acids.

Cannot eat or drink any thing hot.

Unquenchable thirst (or thirstlessness). Longing for acids.

Solid food becomes dry and insipid in the mouth during mastication.

[30] Every thing he eats tastes bitter.

Sour eructations.

Bitter eructations after fat food.

Vomiting of the ingesta as soon as he eats.

Vomiting of the food tasting sour in the morning or during the night.

[35] Every thing vomited tastes sour and is acrid.

Vomiting after eating eggs.

Spasmodic pressure at the stomach after taking the least food or drink, especially after eating meat.

Hardness and distention of the abdomen.

Spasmodic contraction of the abdominal muscles, as if the abdomen were constricted, especially when stooping, so that he can only straighten himself slowly.

[40] Painful weight of the abdominal viscera in walking, as if they would fall down.

The bowels feel sore as if bruised, when touching them or when coughing.

Flatulent colic at night (violent rumbling in the abdomen).


Stool and Anus.

Watery diarrhoea with burning at the anus.

Diarrhoea ; passes undigested food.

[45] Discharge of blood and mucus at every stool.

With the slimy stool discharge of ascarides.

Painless diarrhoea (involuntary during a meal).

Contractive spasm in the rectum.

Protrusion of large varices at the anus.

[50] Itching at the anus from ascarides at night (children).


Urinary Organs.

Involuntary micturition, particularly in the day-time.


Sexual Organs.

Men. Impotence.

Nocturnal emissions.

Discharge of mucus from the urethra.

[55] Women. Menstruation too early and too profuse.

Suppressed menstruation.

Haemorrhage from the uterus, with labor-like pains in the abdomen and glowing heat in the face ; the blood in partly pale, partly clotted.


Painfulness of the vagina during an embrace.

[60] Swellings and indurations in the vagina.

Prolapsus of the vagina.


Respiratory Organs.

Hot breath.

Oppressed, short breathing.

Fulness and tightness of the chest.

[65] Asthma (after midnight), compelling one to sit up.

Asthma most violent when lying, or when sitting still without doing any thing ; relieved by walking and talking.

When sitting still loud breathing, as if asleep.

Roughness of the throat, hoarseness.

Stitches and soreness in the chest.

[70] Sensation of dryness in the chest.

Spasmodic constriction in the chest.

Spasmodic cough from tickling in the trachea, with expectoration only in the morning of blood-streaked, purulent, albuminous mucus ; greenish or frothy, tasting sweetish, putrid or sour.

Cough worse in the evening, till midnight.

Spasmodic cough in the morning relieved by eating.

[75] Spasmodic cough after eating and with vomiting of the ingesta.

In the morning, copious expectoration of purulent matter ; in the evening, the cough is dry.

Haemoptysis in the morning and at night.

When coughing, stitches in the chest ; sensation of soreness.



Upper. Paralytic tearing pain from the shoulder-joint into the upper arm (left) ; he cannot raise the arm ; slow movement improves it gradually.

[80] Cracking in the shoulder-joint.

Nightly tearing and stinging in the arms.

Numbness and contraction of the fingers.

Swelling of the hands (and feet).

Lower. Nightly tearing and stinging from the hip-joint to the thigh, gradually improving from slow motion.

[85] Numbness of the thighs.

Painful cramps in the calves, while at rest, especially at night.

Swelling of the feet.

The toes are contracted.



Very sleepy at night, with inability to go to sleep.

[90] Can only lie on her back at night.

Anxious tossing about in bed (after midnight).

Vivid dreams.

The child does not sleep, disturbed by the itching caused by the ascarides.



Great emaciation.

[95] Weakness of the body almost paralytic ; she is so weak that she must lie down.

Restlessness in the limbs.

Contraction of the limbs.

Cramps ; in the limbs (during the day).

Cracking in the joints.



[100] Pulse full and hard -Violent ebullitions.

Chilliness in frequent short attacks.

Chill with thirst and red hot face.

Coldness in the evening in bed, frequently continuing all night.

Chilliness and want of animal heat.

[105] Dry heat over the whole body, especially in the evening, with very red face and inclination to uncover oneself.

Profuse and long continued perspiration, during the day when moving, and at night, and in the morning hours in bed.

Clammy and debilitating perspiration.

Every other day perspiration in morning till noon.

Cold perspiration (with convulsions).

[110] The perspiration is immediately preceded by headache.

Intermittent fevers (consequent upon the abuse of Cinchona) with congestion of blood to the head, distention of the veins, vomiting of the ingesta, swelling of the spleen.



Dirty, earth-colored skin.




Especially suitable after the abuse of Quinine, Tea, and Alcoholic drinks.

[115] Aggravation towards and in the morning, and while at rest, especially when sitting still.

Amelioration from slow exercise.

“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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