Nux moschata.

Nux moschata.

Mind and Disposition.

Changeable disposition ; hysteria with suddenly changing disposition, great drowsiness and disposition to faint.

Very irresolute, changes his intention continually.

Absence of mind ; vanishing of thoughts in reading, disposition to go to sleep.

Dulness of senses, thoughtlessness, with slowly returning consciousness.

[5] Great inclination to laugh at every thing, especially in the open air.

Slowness of ideas ; loss of memory.

Idiocy ; craziness.

Delirium with violent vertigo, strange gestures, improper talk, with loud tone and voice and total sleeplessness.



Vertigo and giddiness as from intoxication, with delirium, or craziness, or insensibility.

[10] Reeling (while walking in the open air) with staggering, gradual rigidity and insensibility.

Fainting, with palpitation of the heart, followed by sleep.

Sensation of looseness of the brain, and when shaking or moving the head as if the brain were striking against the skull, with sleepiness after a meal ; worse from cold, better from warmth and heat.

Sensitiveness of the head as soreness, especially sensitive to the slightest touch, in a draft of air (wind) ; worse in the cold and from lying down, better from hard pressure and from external heat.

Pulsating, pressing pain on a small spot over the left eye.

[15] Painless pulsation in the head with fear to go to sleep.

The headache generally appears after eating, especially after breakfast or after overloading the stomach.



Sensation of dryness and dryness of the eyes, can move the eyelids only with difficulty.

Tension around the eyes and in the lids.

Sensation of fulness in the eyes with contracted pupils.

[20] Illusions of visions ; objects appear too distant.

Weakness of sight.



Otalgia with stinging pain (right ear).

Pain in the Eustachian tube as from a rough body (on change of weather) previous to the setting in of wind and rain.



Sneezing ; early in the morning.

[25] Stoppage, especially of the left nostril.



Heat in the face with slight redness of the cheeks.

Blue margins around the eyes (with pale face).

Sensation of swelling of the left cheek, with pricking as from electric sparks.

Freckles in the face.


Mouth and Throat.

[30] Toothache of pregnant women.

Stinging and tearing in the teeth, extending to the ears and temples, with stitches in the teeth when sucking them, and aggravation from contact and cold air.

Sticking pain in the teeth, relieved by the application of warmth.

The teeth feel dull, as if covered with lime.

Toothache from damp, cold evening air ; the teeth feel as if they were grasped by the forceps, with pain in the neck.

[35] The gums bleed readily.

Shocks in the molar teeth from drinking cold water.

Toothache from washing, from cold, from damp cold air.

Dryness and sensation of dryness in the mouth without thirst.

Dryness and sensation of dryness of the tongue, extending to the mouth and throat.

[40] The tongue is coated white (with mucus).

Paralysis of the tongue.


Great dryness in the throat without thirst.

Difficulty of deglutition as from paralysis of the throat.

[45] The breath has a very offensive smell.


Stomach and Abdomen.

Taste in the mouth like chalk, pappy ; or as if he had eaten strongly salted food.

Appetite increased ; thirst diminished.

After eating, debility ; scraping eructations.

Weakness of digestion (especially in old persons).

[50] Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.

Nausea while riding in a carriage.

Fulness in the stomach, with oppressed breathing.

Colic pain in the abdomen, immediately after eating and worse after drinking only during the day, with dry mouth and thirstlessness.

Sensation of heat and burning in the stomach.

[55] Cutting in the abdomen and screwing pain around the navel as from worms, with sleepiness.

Abdomen distended from flatulence, preventing sleep.

Swelling of the liver ; heaviness in the region of the liver ; swelling of the spleen.


Stool and Anus.

Slow, difficult soft stool.

Diarrhoea from debility or from cold ; predisposition to diarrhoea.

[60] Diarrhoeic stools, like scraped eggs, with loss of appetite in children.

Summer complaint -summer diarrhoea.

Diarrhoea with loss of appetite and great sleepiness in children.

Diarrhoea of undigested food, with fainting.

Putrid, bloody diarrhoea in typhus fever.


Urinary Organs.

[65] Painful strangury.

Burning and cutting while urinating.

The urine smells like violets.

Renal colic.


Sexual Organs.

Men. Debility of the sexual system ; desire with relaxed organs.

[70] Discharge of prostatic fluid.

Women. Irregular menstruation, sometimes too early, then again too late.

The menstrual blood is dark and thick.

Before menstruation pain in the small of the back, debility pressure in the stomach, water-brash and pain in the liver.

During a haemorrhage from the uterus or menstruation, pressure in the abdomen, drawing down into the legs from the naval.

[75] Spasmodic, false labor-pains.

Threatening miscarriage.

Pain of the uterus from the pessary.


Respiratory Organs.

Altered voice ; hoarseness ; sudden from walking against the wind.

Cough with great soreness in the larynx or the chest.

[80] Dry cough with oppressed breathing from taking cold by standing in the water.

Cough with or without expectoration when becoming warm in bed in the evening or when becoming warm from working.


Cough during pregnancy.

Shortness of breathing after eating.

[85] Oppression of the chest, originating in the pit of the stomach.

Sensation of constriction of the chest.

Fulness and sensation of a heavyweight pressing, on the chest.

Palpitation of the heart with attacks of fainting (followed by steep).


Back and Neck.

Sensation of great weakness in the small of the back (and knees).

[90] Drawing in the muscles of the neck from the draft of moist air.

Pain in the back or small of the back as if broken and bruised.

Pain in the small of the back when riding, in a carriage.

Tabes dorsalis.



Upper. Cold hands as if frozen, with buzzing in the hands on entering a room.

[95] Lower. Pain in the (right) knee as if sprained, especially when moving and going up-stairs.

Weakness of the knees (and small of the back).



Great soreness of all the parts on which one lies.

Rheumatic pains (from cold damp air).

Wandering pains, only attacking a small spot and lasting but a short time, returning frequently.

[100] Hysterical paroxysms.

Inclination to faint.

Convulsions (of children).

Great debility from the least exertion, compelling one to lie down with sleepiness.




[105] Great sleepiness with all complaints.

Irresistible drowsiness ; deep sopor.



Pulse accelerated.

Chill whenever uncovering oneself and chilliness in the open, especially wet, cold air, with very pale face ; at once relieved in the warm room.

Sensation of coldness of the feet with heat of the hands.

[110] Chilliness in the evening with great drowsiness.

Chilliness and drowsiness predominate.

Heat in the hands in the morning, with hypochondriac mood and thirstlessness and dryness of the mouth and throat.

Perspiration scanty, but at times red like blood.

Intermittent fever. Double tertian intermittent fevers, with sleepiness, white tongue, rattling breathing, bloody expectoration and very little thirst only during the hot stage.

[115] Intermittent fever with sleepiness, and during the heat great dryness of the mouth and throat with thirstlessness.



Dry, cold skin and not disposed to perspire.

The skin is very sensitive to cold moist air.

Bluish spots on the skin.



All the ailments are accompanied by drowsiness and sleepiness ; and inclination to faint.

[120] Especially suitable for women and children.

Aggravation from cold, wet air or in cold, wet weather ; while lying on the painful side ; from cold food ; from spirituous liquors ; when riding in a carriage ; from water and washing ; from changes of the weather ; in windy (stormy) weather.

Amelioration in the room ; from warm air ; in dry weather ; from wrapping up warmly.

“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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