Hydrocyanic acid (Hydrocyanii acidum).

Hydrocyanic acid (Hydrocyanii acidum).

Mind and Disposition.

Despondency ; oppression.

Anguish in the pit of the stomach.

Inability to think.



Dizziness with feeling of intoxication.

[5] Vertigo with reeling.

Headache with giddiness.

Stupefying headache.

Pricking in various ; parts of the head.



Protruded eyes.

[10] Distorted, half open eyes.

Pupils dilated immovable insensible to the light.

The lids immovable they seem paralyzed.

Dimness of sight ; gauze before the eyes.



Roaring and buzzing in the ears.

[15] Hardness of hearing.



Enlarged, bluish wings of the nose.

Dryness of tine nose.



Face bloated.

Pale-bluish face, looks old.

[20] Sallow and gray complexion.

Distortion of the corners of the mouth.

Distortion of the facial muscles.



Mouth and Throat.

Increased secretion of saliva.

[25] Tongue coated white.

Cod feeling of the tongue.

Burning on the tip of the tongue.

Lameness and stiffness of the tongue ; tongue protruded.

Loss ; of speech.

[30] Spasm in the pharynx and oesophagus.

Heat and inflammation of the throat.


Stomach and Abdomen.

Taste acrid, sweet or fetid.

Absence of thirst, with heat of the whole body, or violent thirst.

Vomiting of a black fluid.

[35] Cold feeling in the abdomen with stitches.

Spasmodic contraction of the stomach.

Inflammation of the stomach and bowels.

Coldness in the abdomen alternating with burning.


Urinary Organs.

Retention of urine.

[40] Copious emission of watery urine.


Stool and Anus.

Involuntary stools.


Respiratory Organs.

Sensation as if the larynx were swollen.

Scraping and burning in the larynx.

Short, backing cough, caused by a pricking in the larynx and trachea.

[45] Rattling, moaning, slow breathing.

Arrest of breathing caused by stitches in the larynx.

Tightness in the chest, sensation of suffocation.

The heart beats irregular, feeble.



Irresistible, constant drowsiness.

[50] Sleeplessness.



Languor and weakness of the limbs.

Paralysis first of the lower then of the upper limbs.

Nervous weakness.

Irregular pulsation of the heart.



[55] Coldness within and without.

Heat in the head with coldness of the extremities.

Heat and perspiration over the whole body.



Dryness of the skin.

Paleness with a blue tinge.

“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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