Zingiber officinale.

Zingiber officinale.


Congestion of blood to the head, especially the temples.

Pressure over the left eye.

Drawing, aching pain over the eyebrows.

Hemicrania ; nervous headache.



[5] Sensitiveness of the eyes to the light, with stinging pain in them.

Weakness of sight ; dimness of the cornea.



Dryness and obstruction of the posterior nares.




Hot, red face.

[10] Dry lips and mouth.


Mouth and Throat.

Bad slimy taste in the mouth.

Breath smells foul to herself.

Dryness of the throat and difficulty of swallowing, as from an obstruction, with dryness of the posterior nares.


Stomach and Abdomen.

Much thirst.

[15] Complaints, from eating melons.

Weak digestion.

Belching, with diarrhoea.

Nausea ; vomiting of mucus in drunkards.

Acidity of the stomach.

[20] Heaviness, like a stone in the stomach.

Stitches in the spleen.

Unbearable sore pain on a small place in the right side of the abdomen.

Sharp pain in the left iliac region.

Flatulency in gouty persons.


Stool and Anus.

[25] Diarrhoea from drinking impure water.

Belching, with constipation.

Diarrhoea in the morning, followed by nausea.

Redness, inflammation, burning-itching at the anus.


Urinary Organs.

Increased secretion of urine.

[30] Thick, turbid urine.

Retention of urine (after typhus).

Acute pain in the orifice of the urethra while urinating.


Sexual Organs.

Itching on the prepuce, which feels cold.

Painful erections.

[35] Women. Menstruation too early and too profuse ; blood dark, clotted.


Respiratory Organs.

Smarting sensation below the larynx, followed by a cough, with rattling of phlegm.

Asthma humidum.

Dry, hacking cough, with pain in the lungs and difficult breathing ; in the morning expectoration.

Violent stinging-pressing pain in the left side of the chest, in the region of the heart.

[40] Stitches through the chest.


Back and Neck.

Stiffness of the back of the neck, with headache and nausea.

Dull aching in both kidneys, with frequent desire to urinate.

Dull aching and sensation of heat in the left kidney ; worse while sitting, with frequent desire to urinate.



Great sleepiness ; coma.



[45] Chilliness, beginning in the lower limbs, going upwards.

Chilliness and sensibility in the open air.

Hot and chilly at the same time.

“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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