Lachnanthes tinctoria.

Lachnanthes tinctoria.

Mind and Disposition.

Restlessness, tosses about (during perspiration).

Great loquacity ; afterwards, stupid and irritable.

Ill-humored and sleepy.

Great hilarity (evening).

[5] Delirium, with circumscribed red cheeks (1 to 2 A.M.).



Giddiness in the head, with sensation of heat in the chest and around the heart, and perspiration.

Giddiness, with icy coldness of the forehead.

Dull headache and pressing in the forehead.

Head feels heavy.

[10] Sensation as if the vertex were enlarged and were driven upward.

Headache pressing the eyes outward.

The head feels enlarged, and as if split open with a wedge from the outside to within ; the body is icy cold ; she cannot get warm also for a long time under a feather bed ; the whole face becomes yellow ; she has to whine with the headache ; the head burns like fire, with much thirst ; during the cold sensation the skin is moist and clammy.

Painful tearing in the forehead in the open air.

Tearing in the (right) temple, extending to the cheek.

[15] Pricking headache (in the evening).

Sensation as if the head were standing on end ; worse in the occiput.

Tearing in the vertex.

The scalp is very painful to the touch.

On the forehead elevated red pimples.

[20] Wrinkles on the forehead, with longitudinal ridges from the interior corner of the eyebrows upwards.



Obscuration of sight ; could not see in the evening ; as if a cloud were before the eyes.

Pressing in the eyes as from dust ; with secretion of white mucus.

Secretion of white mucus from the eyes (from the canthi).

Twitching of the right canthus.

[25] Sensation of twitching in the upper eyelids, worse when closing them.

In the morning, violent lachrymation and burning of the eyes, with sensation of dryness.

The eyes feel heavy, as if they could not be kept open.

Eyes dry.

Eyes feel cold.

[30] The eyebrows and upper eyelids are drawn upwards ; he has his looks fixed.



Singing in the ear when walking in the open air.

Tearing in the ears.

Crawling and itching in the ears.

Almost complete deafness (during fever).



[35] The nose bleeds ; profusely ; the blood is pale.



Face swollen, with redness and blueness under the eyes.

Pale, sickly countenance ; face and lips light blue ; eyes dull, feel thick and cold.

Circumscribed redness of the face (1 to 8 A.M.), with violent delirium and brilliant eyes.

Redness of the face ; yellow face.

[40] Sensation as if something were crawling over the face.


Mouth and Throat.

Pain in all the teeth when drinking coffee or eating soup (from warm things).

All the teeth feel loose and too long ; worse in bed.

Saliva of tough mucus.

Swelling and tension of the lips.

[45] Lips red.

Sensation as if the mouth were sore and thick.

Great dryness in the throat, especially on awaking during the night, with much coughing.

Sore throat, with short cough.

When swallowing, itching (in a small spot) in the throat left side.


Stomach and Abdomen.

[50] Much thirst.

Hiccough in bed.

Sensation of qualmishness above the navel, when walking in the open air.

In the pit of the stomach, beating as from a pulse, as if a hammer were beating on an ulcerated spot.

Fulness in the pit of the stomach.

[55] Rolling of wind in the abdomen (left side), hears it but does not feel it.

Fermentation and rumbling in the abdomen, and discharge of flatulency.

Sensation of heat through the abdomen.


Stool and Anus.

Frequent unsuccessful desire to evacuate.

With the evacuation, discharge of much flatulence.

[60] Continuous stitch in the rectum.


Urinary Organs.

Pressure on the bladder while urinating.


Sexual Organs.

Men. Violent burning in the left half of the scrotum, drawing towards the right side.

Tingling and itching of the scrotum.

Perspiration and itching of the scrotum and penis.

[65] Women. Catamenia too early, blood viscid, mixed with mucus.

During the catamenia, sensation of distention of the abdomen ; it feels as if it were boiling.

Menstrual blood profuse, bright red.


Respiratory Organs and Heart.

Burning in the right side of the larynx.

Hoarseness (forenoon).

[70] Cough dry, as if it came from the larynx ; expectoration is streaked with blood, with severe pain in the chest (Pneumonia).

Sensation of fulness in the chest ; is compelled to inhale deeply.

Stitches in the (left side of the) chest.

Stitches like knives in the right side of the chest.

Cough worse in bed and after sleeping.

[75] Bubbling and boiling in the chest and the region of the heart ; it rises to the head and he becomes giddy ; he breaks out in a perspiration.

Sensation of heat in the region of the heart.

Stitches in the heart, with anxiety.

Frequent violent pulsations of the heart, -each beat is double, one hard and full, the other soft and small.

Trembling of the heart, with great debility.

[80] Feels ; hot and oppressed in the chest, with mild perspiration all over.



Stiffness and pain in the neck extending over the whole head down to the nose, and sensation as if the nostrils were pinched together.

Sensation of spraining in the neck when turning or moving the head backward.

Stiff neck ; the head is drawn to one side (after Diphtheria, scarlet fever).

Sensation as if a piece of ice were lying on the back, between the shoulders, followed by a chill, with goose-flesh all over.

[85] Sensation between the shoulder blades as if wet with cold perspiration, the skin being dry and cool.

Burning in the region of the left kidney, extending towards the right side.

Burning in the spine above the sacrum.

Burning in the sacrum.

Burning on the right shoulder-blade.



[90] Upper. Tearing from the shoulder, extending to the finger-joints.

The thumb and index-finger feel as if sprained.

Tearing in the elbow-joints.

Tearing in the knuckles of the middle fingers of the right hand.

Burning of the palms of the hands and soles of the feet.

[95] Lower. Tearing in the right ischium.

Small pimples around the left gluteus muscle, which discharge a watery fluid when scratched open.

Burning stinging in, above or below the left knee-pain.

Tearing in the left knee.

Tingling in both lower limbs and feet, worse in the heat.

[100] Burning in the feet (soles of the feet).

Cramps in the feet (during the night).



Sleepiness, with yawning, the eyes feel so heavy that she cannot keep them open.

After waking and stretching a shock followed by chilliness and goose-flesh all over.



Continuous chilliness.

[105] Sensation as if a piece of ice were lying on the back between the shoulders ; then a shock, followed by coldness over the whole body with goose-flesh ; these attacks recur on moving and go off after going to bed.

Feels hot, but the chills run all over her before the heat can develop itself.

Icy coldness of the body.

Flashes of heat, alternating with chilliness.

Evening fever, worse from 6 P.M. to midnight.

[110] Fever with violent delirium, circumscribed redness of the cheeks and brilliant eyes (worse from 1 to 2 A.M.).

Fever with somnolency.

Perspiration after restless sleep (A.M.).

The skin is cold, damp and clammy during the coldness.

Icy cold perspiration, principally on the forehead.



[115] Sensation in the skin as if an eruption would appear.

The red pimples on the forehead suppurate.

Itching and burning in the skin all night ; worse after scratching.



Sensation of great weakness, as if from loss of fluids.

Most symptoms are aggravated while lying down and are relieved by walking about.

[120] Aggravation of most symptoms in the afternoon, and the fever is worse from 1 to 2 A.M.

“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.

Online Materia Medica 

Get Online Homeopathy Consultation And Homeopathy Medicines Free Homeopathy Medicines Consultation Safe and Effective Remedies for You and Your Family

Online consultation

Homoeopathy studies the whole person. Characteristics such as your temperament, personality, emotional and physical responses etc. are of utmost importance when prescribing a remedy. Thus please give as much information as possible and answer as many questions as possible. The answer boxes will scroll to meet your needs. You can ask for professional advice on any health-related and medical subject. Medicines could be bought from our Online Store or Homeopathic store near you.

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.”

We will be happy to hear your thoughts

Leave a reply