Mind and Disposition.

Irritability ; restlessness, impatience.

Ill-humor and despising every thing.

Cannot endure the least noise.



Vertigo, when walking and when turning round.

[5] Stitches, in the vertex (or forehead).

Headache, as if the skull and brain were bruised, with nausea and vomiting.

Pain in the occiput and nape of the neck.



Twitching of the eyelids.

Pupils dilated.

[10] Obscuration of sight ; red, inflamed eyes.



Coldness and chilliness of the ears (during the febrile heat).



Bleeding of the nose.

Loss of smell.

Coryza, with stoppage of the nose.



[15] Pale face with blue margins around the eyes.

Convulsive twitches in the muscles of the face and lips.

Red skin around the mouth.

Smarting eruption and aphthae on the margin of the lips.

Rash in the face.


Mouth and Throat.

[20] Pain in a hollow tooth, when biting on it, as if it were extracted.

Smarting in the mouth and on the tongue.

The tongue is coated yellowish or white.

Spasmodic contractive sensation in the throat.

Fauces, stinging, rough, sore and dry.

[25] Copious secretion of saliva.


Stomach and Abdomen.

Want of appetite ; the stomach feels relaxed.

Aversion to all food.

Desire for dainties and sweet things.


[30] Bad effects from eating pork.

Sweetish, bloody taste in the mouth.

Nausea, as if proceeding from the stomach, with empty eructations and accumulation of much saliva.

Nausea and retching from drinking any thing cold and from smoking tobacco.

Vomiting of all the ingesta.

[35] Vomiting of bile ; green, jelly-like mucus.

Vomiting of blood ; black, pitch-like substances.

Sensation of emptiness and relaxation of the stomach.

Horrid, indescribable pain and sick feeling in the stomach.

Cutting and pinching (as if grasping with the hands) around the umbilicus ; aggravated by motion, ameliorated by rest.

[40] Flatulent colic, with frequent diarrhoeic stools.


Stool and Anus.

Diarrhoea stools as if fermented with nausea and colic ; stools green as grass.

Dysenteric stools, with tenesmus.

Feces covered with bloody mucus.

Bloody stools.

[45] Stools smelling putrid.


Urinary Organs.

Scanty urine, dark-red.

Unsuccessful urging to urinate.

Haematuria, with cutting in the abdomen and in the urethra.

Turbid urine, with brick-dust sediment.


Sexual Organs.

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

Metrorrhagia ; blood bright-red, clotted, with oppressed breathing.


Respiratory Organs.

Quick, anxious breathing.

Sighing breathing.

The breath smells fetid.

[55] Suffocative attacks in the room ; better in the open air.

Suffocative feeling from the least motion.

Spasmodic asthma, as from constriction in the chest and throat.

Contraction of the chest, with short and panting breathing.

Dry cough, caused by a tickling, especially in the upper part of the larynx.

[60] Frequent attacks of spasmodic cough, shaking, racking, hollow, quickly following coughs from tickling in the upper part of the larynx, as from vapor of sulphur ; with expectoration of blood with mucus in the morning.

Suffocative cough ; the child becomes quite stiff, and blue in the face.

Suffocative cough in the evening ; continuous cough, with perspiration on the forehead, shocks in the head, retching and vomiting.

Haemoptysis from the slightest exertion.

Rattling noise in the bronchial tubes when drawing breath.


Back and Neck.

[65] Swelling and suppuration in the throat-pit.

Opisthotonos and emprosthotonos.

Cramp pain between the scapula during motion.



Upper. Coldness of one hand while the other is hot.

Lower. Convulsive twitching in the lower limbs and (not in the upper).

[70] Cramps in the thighs, at night, with lump in the thighs.

Itching of the calves.

Ulcers on the foot with a black base.

Sensation in the femur, as if dislocated on sitting down.




[75] Sleeps ; with the eyes ; half open ; moans and groans.

Starts frequently in his sleep.



Great weakness and aversion to all food ; nausea ; with almost all ailments.

Haemorrhages from all the orifices of the body.

Sensation as if the joints had gone to sleep.

[80] Over-sensitiveness to heat and cold.

Twitching in the limbs.

Spasm, bending the body forward or backward.

The body is stretched out stiff.



Rash (in lying-in women) ; suppressed rash.

[85] Itching of the skin, with nausea ; has ; to scratch till he vomits.



Pulse very frequent, but at times scarcely perceptible.

Chill of short duration and soon changing to heat.

Internal chilliness, as if under the skin, aggravated from heat.

Chill with thirst.

[90] Damp coldness of the hands and feet.

After a short chill dry heat, with parchment-like skin.

Sudden attacks of general heat, with cold hands and feet.

During the heat no thirst.

Violent perspiration, principally during the night.

[95] Perspiration smelling sour (with turbid urine).

Sudden attacks of hot perspiration (in the room).

Intermittent fever ; nausea and vomiting predominate ; slight chills are followed by much heat, with thirst and no subsequent perspiration, -consequent upon the abuse of Quinine ; slight chilliness without thirst ; afterwards violent heat, with thirst, nausea and vomiting, dyspnoea, stitches in the chest, finally copious perspiration.

“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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