Materia Medica by Dr. Adolf zur Lippe
Adolf zur Lippe (1812 – 1888) was a German homeopathic physician & a professor in the Homeopathic College of Pennsylvania.
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Mind and Disposition.
Depression of spirits and absence of mind.
Shedding of tears and exclamations after rage.
Great sensitiveness of the mind, with anxiety and restlessness.
Unconsciousness, (like fainting after mechanical injuries).
 Declines to answer any questions.
Giddiness, with nausea, when moving and rising ; better when lying.
Burning and heat in the head, the rest of the body is cool, (night and morning, worse from motion, better when at rest).
Pressure on one temple, as if a nail had been driven into it.
 Cutting through the head, as with a knife, followed by a sensation of coldness.
Stitches in the head, especially in the temples and forehead.
Effects from concussion of the brain.
Inflammation of the eyes with suggillation after mechanical injuries.
Stitches in and behind the ears.
 Pains in the ears, as from a bruise.
Tingling in the nose, and bleeding.
Heat of the face, the body being cool.
Sunken, pale face.
Redness of one cheek.
 Hot, red, shining swelling of one cheek.
Burning, hot, cracked lips.
Toothache, with swollen face.
Dryness of the mouth, with much thirst.
Tongue coated white.
 Putrid smell from the mouth.
Burning in the throat.
Appetite and Taste.
Bitter taste, especially in the morning.
Aversion to food, especially to meat.
 Desire for vinegar.
Thirst for cold water, without fever.
Longing for alcoholic drinks.
Frequent eructations, especially in the morning, empty, bitter, putrid, as from rotten eggs.
Nausea, and empty vomiturition.
 After drinking, vomiting of what has been drank.
Vomiting of blood, (dark, clotted).
Cutting, colicky pain in the abdomen.
Colic, with strangury.
Stool and Anus.
 Flatus, smelling like rotten eggs.
Frequent stools -small, consisting of mucus.
Involuntary stool during sleep -thin, brown, or white.
Stools of undigested matter, or of blood, or pus.
Diarrhoea, with tenesmus.
 Tenesmus from spasms of the neck of the bladder.
Involuntary discharge of urine at night, when asleep, and during the day, when running.
Urine brown-red, with brick-dust sediment.
Frequent micturition of pale urine.
 Men. Purple-red swelling of the penis and testicles, after mechanical injuries.
Painful swelling of the spermatic cords, with stitches into the, abdomen.
Women. Soreness of the parts after a severe labor.
Violent after pains.
Erysipelatous inflammation of the mammae and nipples.
 Breath fetid, short, and panting.
Excessive difficulty of breathing.
Burning or rawness in the chest.
Sensation of soreness of the ribs.
Hooping-cough, after crying ; from tickling in the oesophagus ; with expectoration generally of foaming blood, mixed with clots of blood ; sometimes in the evening with putrid mucus, which cannot be expectorated, but must be swallowed again.
 Cough worse in the evening till midnight, from motion, in the warm room, and after drinking.
Stitches in the chest, (left side), aggravated from a dry cough, with oppression of breathing ; worse from motion, better from external pressure.
Tingling in the back.
Great soreness of the back.
Tingling in the arms.
 Sensation of soreness of the arms.
Sensation, as if the joints of the arms and wrists were sprained.
Sensation of soreness in the legs.
Tingling in the legs.
White swelling of the knee.
 Hot erysipelatous inflammation and painfulness of the foot.
Over-sensitiveness of the whole body.
Pain, as if beaten or bruised as outer parts.
Pain, as if sprained in outer parts, and in the joints.
 Tearing, drawing, in outer parts.
Pricking, from without, inward.
Pressing, in inner parts.
Tingling, in outer parts.
Twitching of the muscles.
 Ebullitions, and burning of the upper part of the body, with coldness of the lower of the body.
Bleeding of internal and external parts (vomiting of blood).
Sleepiness during the day, with inability to sleep.
Drowsiness, with delirium.
Pulse very variable, mostly hard, full and quick.
 Chilliness, internally, with external heat.
Great chilliness, with heat and redness of one cheek.
Chilliness as soon as he lifts the cover of the bed.
Chilliness of the side on which he lays.
Heat. Dry heat over the whole body, or only in the face and on the back.
 Perspiration smelling sour or offensive -sometimes cold.
Intermittent fever ; chill in the morning or forenoon ; drawing pains in the bones before the fever ; changes his position continually ; breath and perspiration offensive.
Many small blood-boils.
Hot, hard, shining swelling (from the stings of insects.)
 Aggravation. Bad effects, even inflammations, from mechanical injuries, falls, bruises and contusions.
Amelioration, in the evening at night ; from contact and motion ; even from noise.