DIOSCOREA – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 8th, 2019

TF Allen
Written by TF Allen

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


      Pain in every part of the body; shooting and cramp-like, generally (>) moving in the open air, aggravation when lying down.


      Cramp-like pain in the pit of the stomach, followed by eructations of gas, then hiccough, with flatulence.

Clinical. Dyspepsia of a flatulent character, resulting from tea. Flatulent dyspepsia, with belching of large quantities of offensive gas, partially relieving the pain in stomach and abdomen. Neuralgia of the stomach most severe; pain even along sternum and extending into both arms, with cold, clammy sweat, etc.


      Flatulent distention. Rumbling, griping, cutting. The pains particularly affect the umbilical region, are griping and cutting, and extend through to the, intestines; pains radiate from abdomen to back, chest, arms and limbs.

Rectum and Stool

      Haemorrhoids protrude, with pain shooting up to the liver. Diarrhoea; yellow, thin, preceded by violent, twisting colic, followed by exhaustion.

Sexual Organs

      Seminal emissions in sleep. General relaxation and coldness of the sexual organs.


      Shooting pains in the lower extremities, extending the whole length of the limb; worse on the right side; somewhat (>) pressure, but more by lying still.

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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