ACETIC ACID – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019

TF Allen
Written by TF Allen

ACETIC ACID homeopathic drug picture symptoms from A Primer of Materia Medica by T.F. Allen, of the homeopathy remedy ACETIC ACID

General Action

      This acid, more positively than other organic acid, produces a profound anaemia followed by general malnutrition, emaciation, cough, night sweats, etc. It seems also to produce an immediate inflammation of some mucous membranes characterized by a membranous (or plastic) exudation (larynx, bronchi, uterus).

Mouth and Stomach

      Salivation; tongue pale and flabby. Vomiting of food. In the stomach gnawing and burning. General aggravation by cold drinks. Epigastrium sore.


      Watery, with colic, sore abdomen, etc. Bloody.

Respiratory Organs

      Croup, membranous, with prostration, coldness, etc. (later stages). Membranous, bronchitis. Respiration difficult, hurried.


      Coldness. Hectic fever with emaciation, night sweats.

About the author

TF Allen

TF Allen

Dr. Timothy Field Allen, M.D. ( 1837 - 1902)
Born in 1837in Westminster, Vermont. . He was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy
Dr. Allen compiled the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica over the course of 10 years.
In 1881 Allen published A Critical Revision of the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica.

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