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.
Mistrust ; want of self-confidence, and aversion to strangers (the child does not want to play).
Deficient memory (children cannot remember and learn).
Pricking headache near the warm stove.
 The scalp is very sensitive to the touch, especially on the side on which he lies, with the sensation of suggillation, worse from scratching.
Dry or humid scurf on the head.
The light hurts the eyes, and in the dark he sees sparks before them.
Burning and pressing in the eyes, if he looks attentively at any thing.
Inflammation of the eyes, with sensation of dryness.
 Cracking in the ears when swallowing, sneezing, and when walking fast.
Dark redness of the face, with congestions to the face.
Tension on the face, as if it were covered by spider webs.
Swelling of the submaxillary glands, with induration.
Mouth and Throat.
Tongue cracked, feels very sore.
 Inflammation of the throat, with swollen, inflamed tonsils.
Sensation, as from a plug in the throat.
Weakness of the digestion after eating, pressing in the stomach ; and pain in the hard, swollen abdomen.
Sensation of soreness of the stomach ; while eating, it feels as if the food had to force itself through some raw places.
Stool and Anus.
Sudden, irresistible urging to stool, with painful soreness in the lumbar region, followed by frequent diarrhoetic stools.
 Anus sore and humid.
Crawling in the rectum, (ascarides).
Erections (only) in the morning before rising.
Soreness and moistening between the scrotum and thighs.
Chest and Respiratory Organs.
Suffocative catarrh, and paralysis of the lungs in old people.
 Sensation of soreness in the chest.
Sensation, as if something hard dropped down in the chest.
Sensation of smoke in the larynx.
Hoarseness and loss of voice from tough mucus in the larynx and trachea.
Palpitation and soreness of the heart, renewed by lying on the left side, and when thinking of it.
 Spasmodic cough (like hooping-cough from roughness and tickling in the throat and pit of the stomach.
Cough worse in the evening till midnight ; after getting the feet cold ; from exercise ; when lying on the left side ; in the cold air ; from thinking of it.
Back and Neck.
Stiffness of the nape of the neck.
Sarcoma in the neck, with burning.
Beating and pulsation in the back.
 Stiffness in the small of the back, in the evening, especially while sitting, which allows neither to rise nor to bend backwards.
Upper. Painfulness of the arms, with swelling of the axillary glands.
Lower. Fetid perspiration of the feet.
Corns, with burning and stinging.
Paralysis and palsy of aged persons.
 Great weakness of mind and body of old men.
Emaciation, with bloated face, swelled abdomen, and difficult learning in children.
Tearing in the limbs, with chilliness.
Heaviness of the body.
Tension and shortening of the muscles.
 Sleepiness day and night.
Pulse accelerated, but weak.
Chilliness relieved by external heat.
Flushes of heat, more at night, with great restlessness.
Perspiration, one-sided, (left side), every other evening.
 Burning prickings here and there.
Soreness and humid skin.
Swelling and induration of the glands.
Especially suitable for old people, or scrofulous children, especially those who suffer from inflammation of the throat and swelling of the tonsils after the least cold.
 Great liability to take cold, (sore throat), stiffness of the neck, or diarrhoea.
The left side is most affected.
Aggravation while sitting, or when lying on the painful side, or when thinking of his disease.
Amelioration when walking in the open air.