Podophyllum peltatum.

Podophyllum peltatum.

Mind and Disposition.

Depression of spirits ; imagines he is going to die or be very ill.



Giddiness, with the sensation of fulness over the eyes.

Delirium and loquacity during the fever, with excessive thirst.

Morning headache, with flushed face.

[5] Headache alternating with diarrhoea.

Rolling of the head during difficult dentition in children.

Perspiration of the head during sleep, with coldness of the flesh during teething.



Pain in the eyeballs and in the temples, with heat, and throbbing of the temporal arteries.


Mouth and Throat.

Offensive odor from the mouth (at night).

[10] The tongue is furred white, with foul taste.

Dryness of the mouth and tongue in the morning.

Grinding of the teeth at night.

Dryness of the throat.

Rattling of mucus in the throat.


Stomach and Abdomen.

[15] Regurgitation of the food.

After eating and drinking, diarrhoea.

Vomiting of food with putrid taste and odor.

Colic with retraction of the umbilical muscles.

Fulness and pain in the region of the liver.


Stool and Anus.

[20] Constipation, with flatulence and headache ; feces hard and dry, and voided with difficulty.

Morning diarrhoea ; stools green (chronic diarrhoea).

Feces yellow or dark-green ; white, slimy, chalk-like and very offensive, with gagging and excessive thirst in children ; frothy mucus ; hot, watery ; undigested.

After stool extreme weakness and cutting pain in the intestines.

Prolapsus ani (with diarrhoea).

[25] Descent of the rectum from a little exertion, followed by stool or by the discharge of thick, transparent mucus, sometimes mixed with blood.


Urinary Organs.

Suppression of urine.

Frequent nocturnal urination during pregnancy.

Involuntary discharge of urine during sleep.


Genital Organs.

Women. Pain in the region of the ovaries.

[30] Suppression of the menses in young persons, with bearing down in the hypogastric and sacral regions, with pains from motion ; better from lying down.

Prolapsus uteri, with pain in the sacrum.

In the earlier mouths of pregnancy she can only lie comfortably on the stomach.

After-pains with strong bearing down.


Respiratory Organs.

Hooping-cough, with costiveness and low of appetite.

[35] Loose, backing cough.

Palpitation of the heart, from physical exertions.



Sleepiness in day-time, especially in the forenoon, with a rumbling in the bowels.

Unrefreshing sleep ; feeling of fatigue on waking in the morning.



Chilliness when moving about during fever.

[40] Before the chill pain in the small of the back.

Chill with pressing pain in both hypochondria ; dull aching pain in the knees, ankles, elbows and wrists ; consciousness, but cannot talk, because he forgets the words.

Chill with thirst, which increases during the heat.

Heat, with violent headache, excessive thirst, delirium and loquacity.

Perspiration, with sleep.

“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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