CISTUS – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 8th, 2019


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

General Action

      Clinical. Has been used for swollen glands in general, which become inflamed, indurated or ulcerated. Herpetic eruptions, scrofulous ophthalmia, offensive discharges. All the cases are extremely sensitive to cold. It has been used for sore throat, mostly subacute, with intolerable dryness, aggravated by cold air, ameliorated by swallowing liquids; great swelling of uvula and tonsils. Sore throat, with a small, dry spot; has to rise at night to sip water; feelings as if he were glazed with strips of tough mucus. Diarrhoea from coffee, thin, yellow, urgent, aggravated early in morning. Dysentery. The wind pipe feels narrow; has to open the window to breathe fresh air; aggravated on lying down, a kind of asthmatic attack. Induration of the mammary gland. Has cured white swelling of the knee.

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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