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.
Great anxiety and restlessness.
Irritable sadness, with aversion to men, and disinclination to talk ; hopelessness.
Vertigo, it seems as if all the objects were too far distant.
Painful jerk through the (left) temple, forehead and cerebellum, leaving a dull pressure, worse during rest, better from motion.
 Burning in the forehead with nausea, better in the open air.
Pulsation in the temples.
Dull, sunken eyes without lustre.
Nightly agglutination of the eyes.
Burning stitches in the eyelids.
 Fistula lachrymalis.
Ulceration of the ring-hole in the lobule.
Screaming in the ears when blowing the nose.
Dry coryza on one side, with soreness, swelling, and redness of the nostril.
The nose is stuffed up, high up.
 Pale, sunken face, with deep, sunken eyes.
Drawing pain in the face, in the malar bone and orbits.
Mouth and Throat.
Fetid smell from the mouth.
Sensation of stinging dryness in the throat.
Hawking of mucus with soreness of the throat.
 After hawking mucus the voice for singing is higher.
Difficult and weak voice from debility.
Stomach and Abdomen.
Increased appetite, he cannot cat sufficiently to satisfy his hunger.
All the food tastes bitter.
After eating, nausea followed by bitter vomiting.
 Violent retching, followed by vomiting of undigested food.
Vomiting of blood.
Heavy pressure in the stomach, with soreness of it to the touch.
Colic with bitter eructations, sensation of hunger in the stomach, and diarrhoea.
Spasmodic colic above and below the navel.
 Hysterical spasms in the abdomen.
Sensitiveness of the abdomen to the touch.
Sensation of emptiness in the abdomen.
Stool and Anus.
Constipation ; stool hard, dry, knotty, or insufficient and green.
Diarrhoea consisting of mucus.
 Scanty secretion of urine.
The urging to urinate is wanting, as if there were no sensation in the bladder ; only a sensation of fulness indicates the necessity to urinate.
Men. Increased sexual desire ; violent voluptuous irritation to discharge the semen.
Women. Menstruation more profuse.
Leucorrhoea, of transparent mucus or yellow with great debility.
 Hoarseness and roughness of the larynx.
Accumulation of great quantities of mucus in the trachea, easily thrown up by coughing.
Great dyspnoea with anxiety in the evening, compelling one to loosen the clothing.
Oppressed breathing and want of breath from every movement, also when lying down ; or in the evening.
Drawing a long breath causes a pleasant sensation of lightness, for a short time.
 Stitches in the left side of the chest when breathing or when lying on that side.
Sensation of emptiness and weakness in the chest.
Sensation of great soreness in the chest.
Itching-tickling in the chest.
Tension in the chest. (Hydrothorax).
 Dry cough in the evening in bed, till midnight.
Cough during the day, with copious, greenish, salty expectoration ; in the morning the expectoration is most profuse.
Cough with expectoration of mucus, tasting putrid, sweet, or salty.
After expectoration great soreness (or stitches) in the chest.
Cough caused from talking, singing, or laughing, from lying on the (right) side, from drinking any thing warm.
 Phthisis pituitosa.
The pains in the limbs increase gradually and decrease, in the same manner.
Upper. Swelling of the hands and feet in the evening.
Weakness and trembling of the hands.
Paralytic heaviness in the arms.
 Burning in the hands.
Chilblains on the hands.
Lower. Paralytic heaviness and weakness in the legs.
Stiffness and tension in the bends of the knee.
Swelling of the ankles in the evening.
Burning of the feet.
 Pain as if paralyzed in the extremities.
Paralysis of the arms and legs.
Emaciation ; weakness ; trembling, which is more felt when slowly exercising, or when talking.
Hysterics, spasms, with pain in the abdomen and in the diaphragm.
Epileptic attacks ; in the evening, in children during dentition.
 Sleepiness during the day ; goes to sleep late at night.
Nightly restlessness, with lamentations, weeping, and timid supplications while asleep.
Pulse small and quick.
Chill in the evening, especially over the back, preceded by heat with perspiration.
Chill every forenoon, (10 A.M.).
 Chill only on the head.
Slight chilliness with violent chattering of the teeth.
During the morning chill, numbness in the tips of the fingers.
Heat in the afternoon (4 to 5 P.M.) every afternoon, with perspiration at the same time.
Burning heat in the limbs, moody in the hands, every evening.
 Anxious sensation of heat from the least movement.
Predominating sensation of internal heat.
Very debilitating night-sweats, in the morning, principally on the neck.
Debilitating perspiration from the least exertion.
The perspiration smells mouldy.
 Chilblains. Painful hang-nails.
The symptoms, with exception of the debility, are better while walking and cease entirely, but return at once during rest.
The (pressing, drawing) pains increase and decrease slowly and very gradually.
Aggravation when lying on the (painless) side ; after moving ; from talking.
Amelioration when lying on the back ; from loosening the garments.