Scilla maritima (Squilla).

Scilla maritima (Squilla).

Mind and Disposition.

Great anxiety of the mind, with fear of death.

Angry over trifles.



Vertigo (in the morning) with nausea.

Headache in the morning on waking, with pressing pains.

[5] Painful sensitiveness of the vertex every morning.

Pulsation in the head when raising it.

Stinging headache.



Staring look with the eyes wide open.

The left eye is much smaller than the right eye ; the upper eyelid is swollen.

[10] Contraction of the pupils.



Nostrils painful as if sore, with violent coryza (in the morning).

Humid eruptions under the nose, with stinging-itching.



Changeable expression and color of the face.

During the heat redness of the face, followed by paleness, without coldness.

[15] Distorted countenance, with reel checks, and without thirst.

Humid, spreading eruption on the upper lip.

Black, cracked lips and black teeth.


Mouth and Throat.

Open, dry mouth.

Accumulation of much viscid mucus in the mouth.

[20] Burning in the mouth and throat.

Dryness in the throat.


Stomach and Abdomen.

Insatiable appetite.

Longing for acids.

Thirst for cold water, but the dyspnoea compels her to take but a sip at a time.

[25] The food tastes bitter, especially the bread or it tastes sweet, especially soup and meat.

Constant nausea in the pit of the stomach, alternating with pain, as for diarrhoea in the abdomen.

Pressure in the stomach, as from a stone.

Nausea during the morning cough.

Cutting pain in the abdomen, as from flatulence.

[30] Painful sensitiveness of the abdomen and the region of the bladder.

Frequent discharge of very fetid flatulence.


Stool and Anus.

Painless constipation.

Diarrhoea, stool very offensive ; watery (during the measles) or looking black.


Urinary Organs.

Frequent urging to urinate, with profuse discharge of pale (limpid) urine.

[35] Continuous, painful pressure on the bladder.

Inability to retain the urine.


Respiratory Organs.

Moaning breathing, with the mouth open.

Wheezing breathing.

Shortness of breath from every exertion, especially when ascending.

[40] Difficulty of breathing, with stitches in the chest when breathing and coughing.

Heaviness on the chest ; congestion of blood to the chest.

Pneumonia or pleurisy.

The pain in the chest is worse in the morning.

Cough in the morning, with copious expectoration of thin, frequently reddish-colored mucus.

[45] Dry cough morning and night.

Cough caused by tingling in the chest ; from drinking something cold ; from every exertion.

Cough with stitches in the sides of the chest ; pain in the abdomen ; sensation of internal heat ; dyspnoea ; headache ; pressure on the bladder and involuntary spirting out of the urine.

The morning cough, with even difficult expectoration, is much more severe and causes more suffering than the dry evening cough.

Especially suitable in pneumonia after blood-letting.


Back and Neck.

[50] Stiffness of the neck.

Perspiration in the arm-pit.



Upper. Convulsive twitching of the arms ; cold hands.

Lower. Convulsive twitching of the legs.

Cold foot-sweat.

[55] Perspiration only on the toes.



Dull rheumatic pains ; worse when exercising, relieved while at rest.

Convulsive twitchings and motions of the limbs ; convulsions.

Frequent yawning without sleepiness.

Restless sleep, with much tossing about.



[60] Pulse small and slow, slightly hard.

Chill internally at night, with external heat.

Chilliness towards the evening when walking, not while sitting.

Heat, dry, burning, internally predominates.

Heat of the whole body, with cold hands and feet, with aversion to be uncovered.

[65] Great sensation of heat in the body in the afternoon and evening, generally with cold feet.

Whenever he uncovers himself during the heat he suffers from chilliness and pain.

Perspiration wanting, even during the violent burning heat.



Soreness in the bends of the joints.

Eruptions like itch, with burning-itching.

[70] Gangrene.



Most complaints are worse in the morning and from motion.

“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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