Mind and Disposition.

Excessive excitability ; irritability and sensitiveness.

Restlessness, with inclination to move about, not permitting one to sit or to sleep.

Despondency, with disposition to weep.

Fixed, immovable thoughts.



[5] Congestions to and pulsations in the head.

Headache, as if tape or a band were tightly drawn around the head.

Pressure on a small spot, above the root of the nose.

Throbbing in the head at every motion.

The headache is aggravated in the warm air, or when riding a long time in a carriage or walking fast.



[10] Smarting in the eyes.

The white of the eye is of a dirty-yellow color.

Watery white-swelling of the eyelids.

Obscuration of sight.

Twitching of the eyes ; the lower eyelids.

[15] Double vision.



Sensitiveness to noise.

Hardness of hearing ; buzzing in the ears.



Small scab in the right nostril.

Dry coryza, becoming fluent in the open air.



[20] Complexion pale, yellow, or soon changing to brown.

Convulsive twitching of the facial muscles.

Suppurating ulcer on the (left) cheek, with swelling of the submaxillary glands.


Mouth and Throat.

The teeth are colored yellow and are covered with mucus in the morning.

Gums puffed up, red, inflamed, painful to the touch and bleed easy.

[25] Ulcers in the mouth, with putrid smell from the mouth.

Aphthae in the mouth, with ptyalism.

Thickly-coated tongue.

Dryness of the tongue.

Swelling and elongation of the uvula.

[30] Inflammation of the throat, with burning pain ; burning in the fauces.

Constriction of the throat, with impeded deglutition.

Increased secretion of watery saliva.


Stomach and Abdomen.

Taste salt, sourish or sweet on the tip of the tongue.

Unusual a petite ; feels much better after having eaten a good deal.

[35] Eats too often and too much ; rapid digestion, but losing flesh all the time.

Alternate canine hunger and want of appetite.

Thirst increased, day and night.

Heartburn, after heavy food.

Sourish eructations, with burning.

[40] Hiccough.

Qualmishness, nausea (with spasmodic pain in the stomach).

Violent vomiting ; renewed by eating.

Vomiting of bile, with violent colic.

Gastric derangement, with constipation.

[45] Spasmodic pains in the stomach renewed by eating.

Swelling and distention of the abdomen ; when assuming a wrong position he is threatened with suffocation (has to lie on the back).

Pulsations in the pit of the stomach.

Swelling of the mesenteric glands.

Labor-like spasms in the abdomen.

[50] Pulsations in the abdomen.

Incarceration of flatulence (left side of the abdomen).

Scirrhous swelling of the inguinal glands.


Stool and Anus.

Stools hard, knotty, dark-colored.

Constipation alternating with diarrhoea (whitish).

[55] Dysenteric mucous stools without feces.

Copious papescent stools.

Itching and burning of the anus (in the evening).


Urinary Organs.

Retention of urine.

Urine yellowish-green, or acrid ; dark ; turbid ; milky ; with a variegated cuticle on its surface.


Sexual Organs.

[60] Men. Increased sexual desire.

Swelling and induration of the testicles and of the prostate gland.

Women. Menstruation irregular, sometimes too early, at other times too late.

Menses premature, violent and copious (Metrorrhagia).

Leucorrhoea, corroding the linen ; acrid ; profuse.

[65] Induration and swelling of the uterus and ovaries.

The mammae dwindle away, become flabby.


Respiratory Organs.

Inflammation of the larynx and trachea.

Pain in the larynx, with discharge of hardened mucus.

Contraction and heat in the larynx.

[70] Increased secretion of mucus in the trachea.

Hoarseness in the morning and insupportable tickling and tingling in the larynx.

The voice becomes deeper.

Dry morning cough, from tickling in the larynx.

Dry cough, with stitches and burning in the chest.

[75] Cough with expectoration of large quantities of mucus, which is frequently bloody.

Rattling of mucus in the chest, with roughness under the sternum and oppression of the chest.

Burning-stinging tension in the integuments of the chest.

Difficulty of expanding the chest on taking an inspiration.

Sensation of weakness in the chest (and heart).

[80] Violent palpitation of the heart ; increased from the least exertion (from walking or going down stairs).

Sensation as if the heart were squeezed together.


Back and Neck.

Swelling of the neck.

The neck swells up when talking.

Struma ; enlargement and painful induration of the goitre.

[85] Sensation of constriction in the goitre.

Swelling of the glands of the neck.

Swelling of the thyroid gland.



Upper. Pain in the bones of the arm on which he lies at night.

Trembling of the arms and hands.

[90] Subsultus tendinum in the hands.

Coldness of the hands.

The fingers go to sleep.

Lower. White swelling of the knee.

Hot, bright-red swelling of the knee, with inflammation, pricking and burning ; aggravated by touch and pressure.

[95] Subsultus tendinum, in the feet.

Å’dematous swelling of the feet.

Acrid sweat of the feet, corroding the skin.

Pain in the corns.



Restless sleep with vivid or anxious dreams.



[100] Great irritability of the whole nervous system.

Great emaciation (with good appetite).

Great debility, even talking causes perspiration.

Twitching of the muscles ; subsultus tendinum.

Trembling of the limbs.

[105] Chronic rheumatism in the joints, with violent pains at night, without swelling.



Pulse large, hard, quick, or accelerated, weak, thread-like.

The pulse becomes much quicker as soon as one moves about.

Chill alternating with heat.

Cold feet all night.

[110] Chill, with shaking even in the warm room.

Flushes of heat over the whole body ; ebullitions and pulsations over the whole body.

Internal dry heat, with external coldness.

Profuse night-sweat.

Very debilitating, perspiration in the morning hours, smelling sour, with much thirst.



[115] Swelling and induration of the glands (after bruises).

Pain in the bones at night.

Dirty, yellow, clammy, moist skin.

Rough, dry skin.

Itching and itching pimples on an old cicatrix.



[120] Aggravation at night, in the evening ; before eating ; from fasting ; when lying on the painful side ; from pressure ; from warmth ; in a warm room ; from wrapping the head up warm ; on walking quickly.

Amelioration from cold ; in a cold room ; on getting cold ; from uncovering the head ; after eating ; after rising from bed.

“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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