ANTIMONIUM CRUDUM – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019


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

General Action

      The chief manifestations of this one are seen on the digestive organs, with numerous general indications of sulphur. The disposition is most characteristic.


      Extremely fretful and impatient. The child is cross if even looked at.


      Rush of blood. Bursting pains. Headache from bathing (or after smoking). General tendency to take cold from wetting the head. Headaches, associated with disordered stomach.


      General redness, with sore margins of lids. Sticking pains. Dried mucus in the corners. Photophobia.


      Dull hearing.


      Nostrils sore, cracked, crusty. Pain on inhaling cold air.


      Vesicles, forming yellow crusts. Corners of lips and nostrils cracked and sore. Sub-maxillary glands swollen.


      Pain in decayed teeth at night, aggravated by cold drinks, aggravated by touching with tongue. Gums retract and bleed easily Tongue white. Saliva increased, salty. Taste bitter.


      General disorder. Eructations, tasting of the food. Burning at pit of stomach. Fulness, as if overloaded. Nausea, retching and vomiting. Pit of stomach sore; distended. Distress after eating sweets.


      Distention, after eating. Rumblings.


      Haemorrhoids. Sore, as from an open ulcer, during stool. Itching. Discharge of mucus.


      Constipation; large, hard stool. Constipation alternates with diarrhoea.

Urinary Organs

      Urine profuse, micturition frequent. Burning in the urethra. Micturition involuntary when coughing. Gritty sediment in the urine.

Sexual Organs, Female

      Pressure outward. (Menses suppressed by cold bathing.).

Respiratory Organs

      Loss of voice on becoming overheated. Heat in the larynx in the open air.


      Burning pains with a dry cough.

Extremities Upper

      Rheumatoid pains. The finger nails grow slowly, become sore and horny.

Extremities Lower

      The soles of the feet become sore, new corns develop. The heels get red and sore.


      Eruptions like insert bites. Small vesicles become pustular. Ulcers become fistulous. Freckles become numerous.


      Dull and sleepy day time. Frequent waking in fright at night.

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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