Mind and Disposition.

Despondency, out of humor, uneasy.

Timidity and apprehension (of death).



Headache, causing the eyelids to close ; worse when the head is allowed to hang down (stooping).

Stupefying heaviness of the head in the morning, as after free indulgence in intoxicating drink.

[5] Pain, as from constriction in the back part of the head ; all the parts feet stiff, compelling one to bend the head backward, and relieved by tying up the hair.

Constricting headache, which concentrates in the tip of the nose.

Stinging pain in the head.

Pressing headache, aggravated by coffee and relieved by riding in the open air.

Headache after eating veal.

[10] Great painful sensitiveness of the scalp.



Burning in the eyes, with lachrymation and aversion to light, especially in the morning, after washing in cold water.

In the evening, rainbow-colored circles around the light.

Every thing appears black before the eyes (after smelling Camphor).



Tingling in the ears.

[15] Deafness from paralysis of the auditory nerves.

Stitches in the ears at night ; worse when lying on the ear.

Tension, sticking and tearing behind the (right) ear.

Inflammation and swelling of the right lobe, with violent burning and jerking.



The tip of the nose is inflamed with stinging pains.

[20] Swelling of the internal nose.

Ulcers in the nose (covered by a scurf).

Bleeding of the nose ; the blood is acrid and sharp, like vinegar.

The nasal bones are painful, especially to the touch.



Color of the face pale.

[25] Redness of the cheeks, with tension in them, while the headache becomes worse.

The pain like contraction in the eyes, forehead and face concentrates in the tip of the nose.

Pain in the bones or the face.


Mouth and Throat.

Stitches in hollow teeth, when touching them.

Pulsating toothache at night ; worse from cold things.

[30] Stinging or tearing toothache, with tearing in the head.

Inflammatory swelling of the gums ; they bleed easily.

Fetid odor from the mouth.

Burning blister at the tip of the tongue.

The tongue is coated with white mucus.

[35] Inflammation of the throat, with stinging pain during deglutition.

Pain in the throat, as if it were going to close at night, with dyspnoea.

Impeded deglutition from tension and cutting in the larynx.


Stomach and Abdomen.

Violent thirst, with want of appetite.

The appetite is strongest in the evening.

[40] Nausea, especially at night.

Vomiting of mucus with blood.

Pressure in the pit of the stomach, with gnawing and faintish weakness.

Burning in the stomach or sensation of coldness (inflammation of the stomach).

Contractive, spasmodic colic, especially after eating veal.

[45] Incarcerated flatulency, especially in the evening.


Stool and Anus.

Constipation ; stool hard and only discharged by violent pressing.

Soft stools, with colic.

Stools watery, bloody.


Urinary Organs.

Frequent micturition, with discharge of large quantities of pale urine with reddish clouds.


Sexual Organs.

[50] Women. Menstruation too early and too profuse, with black blood.

Before and during the menstruation violent colic and pain in the small of the back.

Leucorrhoea thin, stiffening the linen, discharged with violent pains in the small of the back.


Respiratory Organs.

Hoarseness, with roughness and scraping in the larynx.

Cough, which awakens one at 3 A.M., with violent stupefying headache.

[55] Cough in the open air, when ascending, when arresting the breathing.

Cough, with cutting pain in the chest ; with stitches in the chest and expectoration of clear blood.

Suppuration of the lungs, with profuse (colliquative) perspiration.

Dyspnoea, not allowing to lie with the head low.

Constrictive pain in the chest, as if the lungs were constricted from the back.

[60] Stitches in the chest on drawing a long breath, while lying and coughing, with great anxiety and dyspnoea. (Inflammation of the lungs).

Violent palpitation of the heart, especially at night when lying.


Back and Neck.

Stitches in and between the shoulder-blades, which impede the breathing ; worse at night while lying on the back, better while lying on the right side.

Violent pain in the small of the back at night, or in the morning on waking, and when stooping.

Violent pain in the neck, extending to the shoulders, as if one were drawing the hair backwards with great violence.



[65] Upper. Rheumatic pains in the shoulders at night.

Rheumatic pains and stitches in the joints of the shoulder, of the elbow, hands and fingers, especially at night, with the sensation as if the hands and fingers were swollen and too large.

Numbness and tingling in the arms and hands.

Stiffness and tension in the finger-joints.

Lower. Rheumatic pains in the legs.

[70] Great debility and paralytic weakness in the lower legs after a short walk.

Numbness and tingling in the feet.

The toes are contracted.



The affected parts feel numb, as if they were made of wood.

Great debility, with sensation of heat in the face and hot forehead (morning).

[75] Rheumatic pains and stitches in the limbs and joints.

The debility is worse while sitting than when moving about moderately.

Inflammation of internal organs.



Sleepiness during the day.

Restless sleep at night ; nightmare.



[80] Pulse full, hard and rapid.

Pulse slow in the morning, rapid in the afternoon and evening.

Chilliness and coldness in the afternoon and evening ; aggravated from every exertion and ceasing when lying down.

Chill, followed by perspiration without previous heat.

Chill in the evening, with pain.

[85] Coldness in the afternoon, with thirst.

Heat at night, without thirst and without perspiration following.

Very debilitating perspiration from the least exertion.

Night-sweat most profuse on the lower extremities.

Morning-sweat most profuse on the chest.



[90] Pricking in the skin like needles, followed by burning, especially in the face.

Burning vesicles filled with a yellow fluid ; they burst when scratched and relieve the burning.

Sudden hydropical swelling.



Aggravation after midnight, afternoon and evening ; from smelling camphor ; from eating veal.

The conditions which are aggravated during the day are relieved in the evening, after lying down.

“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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