CROTON TIGLIUM – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 8th, 2019


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

General Action

      A powerful drastic purge. When applied to the skin it produces an eruption of small pustules with inflamed areolae.


      Heat and heaviness of the head, with soreness of the eyes.


      Lachrymation; inflammation.

Clinical. Pustules and vesicles on the eyeball. Ciliary neuralgia, and feeling as if a string were pulling the eyeballs back into the head. The pustules and ulcers in the eye are characterized by excessive photophobia, superciliary pain, and often by eruption about the eyes, on the lids and face.


      Spasmodic, twining pains deep within the left ear.


      Eruption on the right side of the septum, followed by desquamation, associated with eruption about the nose.


      Vesicular eruption about eyes, nose and mouth. Sensation as if insects were creeping over the face. Lips burning, dry and parched; cracked.


      Vesicles on the tongue and mouth. Taste nauseous and flat. Tip of the tongue very sensitive.


      Throat red, inflamed, with swelling of the submaxillary glands.


      Hunger, with rumbling in abdomen. Excessive nausea, worse from drinking. Retching and vomiting, (>) pressure. Sensation of emptiness and sinking of the stomach. Sensitive to touch.


      Distention. Sensation of swashing water, gurgling, rumbling. Flatulent distention, with rumbling, then urging to stool, followed by sudden watery stool. Cutting and griping colic. Swashing in the intestines as from water. Pressing on the umbilicus causes pain, extending to anus, where there is constant protrusion.

Rectum and Stool

      Constant urging to stool, followed by sudden pasty, dirty green, offensive, forcible stool. Pain in the anus as if a plug were forced outward. Burning in the anus. Stool watery, forcible, painless. Stool pasty, light brown, preceded by urging, then rumbling and gurgling in the abdomen.

Clinical. A very valuable remedy in diarrhoea, with the general character of sudden expulsion and great aggravation from taking anything into the stomach; stool occurs immediately after eating or drinking, generally very watery and yellow, passed with a gush, sometimes associated with nausea and vomiting, sometimes with pain following the colon down to the rectum.

Sexual Organs, Male

      Vesicular eruption on the scrotum and pains. Scrotum shriveled and itching, (>) scratching. Corrosive itching of scrotum and glans, (<) walking, with redness.

Respiratory Organs

      Sensation as if he could not get air enough into the lungs. A feeling of fulness in the chest, with burning, sticking in the left side, extending towards the scapula.

Clinical. Nipples very sore, with excruciating pain running through to scapula on nursing.


      Itching and burning, somewhat (>) gentle scratching. Eruption of vesicles, surrounded by inflammation, with great itching.


      General coldness, especially of the feet and legs. General heat not marked.

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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