Mind and Disposition.

Low-spirited ; fears something evil will happen.

Vexed and very angry from the least contradiction.



Dulness, does not comprehend the conversation, and is unable to relate properly in conversation.

Vertigo ; in the morning ; when rising after stooping, in the evening, when awaking with nausea and desire to vomit.

[5] Fulness and heaviness in the head, compelling to rub the forehead with the hand.

Heaviness in the forehead in the morning, as if she had not slept sufficiently.

Heat and heaviness in the forehead (afternoon).

Headache all day, in the forenoon with vomiting of bile.

Heat in the head, compelling him to seek the open air, with thirst (afternoon).

[10] Pressure on the vertex as from a hand.

The headache is worse in the room, after walking in the open air.

Stitches in the head (when stooping).

Tearing in the head and the left eye in paroxysms.

Periodical (every fortnight) headache.



[15] Heat and redness of the eyes, with pressing in them.

The eyes are swollen, and cannot be opened in the morning.

Agglutination of the eyes in the morning.

The eyelids are red and swollen, with lachrymation and swelling of the meibomian glands.

Cold water causes redness of the eyes with tension.

[20] Dryness and heat of the eyes (in the evening).

Burning and pressing in the eyes (in the evening).

Violent twitching in the eye, with lachrymation and difficulty of vision.

The vision is very much impaired, especially in the evening.

Objects appear too large ; the light appears double ; is surrounded by the colors of the rainbow.

[25] Objects look blue (before the right eye).

Cloud before the eyes (morning).

Stitches in the edge of the eyelids like electric sparks, worse on touching them.



Stinging in the ears.

Sudden deafness, with roaring and humming in the ears.



[30] Dryness of the nose.

The nose is stopped up (right side) at night.

Coryza, fluent during the day, and dry during the night.

Stinging, tearing and soreness at the root of the nose.

Redness and swelling at the tip of the nose, with burning.



[35] The right side of the face is red and hot.

Redness of the face, with burning and itching like erysipelas.

Swelling of the right side of the face, with sore throat.

The pain in the swollen face wakens him at night, it is relieved by cold.

The skin of the face is chapped.

[40] Twitching of the upper lip at intervals.


Mouth and Throat.

When the molar teeth (decayed) are sucked, a sour fetid water is drawn from them.

All the teeth feel loose and elongated.

Toothache, with tearing in the right ear.

Accumulation of thick mucus in the throat, with stinging pain.

[45] Stitches in the throat (uvula) on swallowing.

The whole throat feels sore as if ulcerated, on swallowing, worse in the morning the (right side of the) neck is very sensitive, painful to pressure.

The sore throat is worse in the evening, when talking and yawning.

Stiffness of the tongue, it is difficult to talk.

Bitter taste in the mouth in the morning.

[50] The breath is offensive, of which he himself is not aware.


Stomach and Abdomen.

Aversion to meat.

Violent thirst day and night.

Hiccough (at night).

Bitter and sour eructations.

[55] Nausea (morning).

Sensation of emptiness in the stomach, without hunger.

Sensation of great fulness in the stomach after eating.

Pressure in the stomach, relieved by eructations.

Painful sensation of constriction of the stomach.

[60] Stitches in the stomach and pit of the stomach.

In the pit of the stomach, violent pain, like stabs with a knife.

Stitches in the stomach, extending to the back.

Burning in the stomach.

Pinching around the navel.

[65] Painless rumbling in the abdomen.

Tension of the abdomen, and discharge of flatulence (during the menses).

Violent stitches, as with knives in the hypochondria.


Stool and Anus.

Constipation ; ineffectual urging to go to stool, stool very hard and only discharged with great effort, has to press hard to discharge the soft stool.

Diarrhoea, with yellow mucus ; expulsion with great force and with much flatulence.

[70] Diarrhoea after drinking milk, and tenesmus.

During stool, burning and stitches in the rectum and anus.

After stool, itching, burning and stitches at the anus.


Urinary Organs.

Increased secretion of urine.

Burning at the orifice of the urethra during micturition.

[75] After micturition, discharge of thin leucorrhoea.


Sexual Organs.

Men. Erections (after dinner).

Itching on a small spot of the scrotum, scratching dogs not relieve it.

Women. Menses too late and too scanty.

During the menses, bloated abdomen, colic, pain in the small of the back, great debility, burning of the eyes.

[80] Leucorrhoea, watery, especially after micturition.


Respiratory Organs.

Roughness in the throat, relieved by coughing.

Hoarseness, day and night ; every year at the same time.

Cough from tickling in the trachea ; in the evening, after lying down.

Dry, scraping cough, from tickling in the trachea, with sleeplessness from midnight till 4 A.M.

[85] At night violent cough, compelling one to sit up and to hold the head.

Expectoration of white mucus.

When coughing, dyspnoea and pressure on the chest.

Stitches in the chest (left side) when breathing.

Pressure and heaviness on the chest.


Back and Neck.

[90] Cracking in the neck when moving the head (forward or backward).

Pain in the neck, as from a sprain.

Stitches in the small of the back (afternoon).

Pain in the small of the back during a soft stool.

Itching and pimples in the small of the back.



[95] Upper. Pain in the shoulders, as if sprained.

Itching on the shoulders ; scratching does not relieve.

Rheumatic pains in the elbows, extending to the hands.

The hand feel heavy, tremble, feel bruised.

Rheumatic pains in the fingers.

[100] Lower. Itching herpes on the hips.

Stitches in the right patella.

Rheumatic pains from the knees downward.

The feet feel heavy, tremble and are weak.

Stitches in the heel of the left foot.

[105] Itching on the left heel.



Great restlessness ; worse at night ; is compelled to change the position continually ; with vomiting and colic after suppressed menstruation.

Great debility, especially in the evening.

Heaviness in the hands and feet, relieved by motion.



Sleeplessness from over-wakefulness.

[110] Feels refreshed in the morning, without having slept.

Restless sleep.

At 3 A.M., restlessness and heat ; every thing feels sore, compelling one to rise and to walk about to obtain relief from it.

Awakens after midnight with colic.



The chill is preceded or begins with yawning and sleepiness.

[115] Chill, with chattering and shaking, followed by profuse general perspiration (in the evening in bed).

Heat in the evening followed by chill.

Continuous chill, with moist palms of the hands.

Heat, restlessness and vomiting at night (must rise).

Anxious heat with violent thirst.

[120] Dry heat with thirst, every afternoon at 3 o’clock.

Heat with perspiration and thirst, followed by chill.

Morning sweat.



Itching ; over the whole body, but mostly on the neck, as from fleas ; not relieved by scratching, but followed by small vesicles.

“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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