DROSERA – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 8th, 2019

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TF Allen
Written by TF Allen

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

Generalities

      Rapid emaciation. Aching of the limbs upon which he lies as from too hard a bed. Most of the symptoms are worse at night and towards morning, and are also (<) during warmth and by rest.

Mind

      General mental depression and uneasiness.

Head

      Pain in the forehead and zygomatic processes, extending outward; generally (>) walking, (<) stooping.

Nose

      Frequent sneezing; symptoms of coryza. Persistent dryness of the nose. Sensitive to sour odors.

Mouth

      Bitter taste of all food; loss of taste.

Throat

      Rough scraping, dry sensation in fauces and soft palate, causing hacking cough, with yellow mucous expectoration and hoarseness, so that he speaks with exertion, in a bass voice, with oppression of chest as if the air were withheld on talking and coughing, so that the breath could not be expired. Hawking of yellow and green mucus.

Stomach

      Nausea after eating fat food. Vomiting in the morning of bile, or clear water. Vomiting of food and mucous during and after coughing. Vomiting blood.

Abdomen

      Constrictive pain in the hypochondria during paroxysms of cough, so that he must press his hands on the pit of the stomach or hold the sides.

Respiratory Organs

      Violent paroxysmal cough, so that he could scarcely get his breath. Cough wakes at night about two o’clock, generally caused by a crawling in the larynx, with a bruised feeling, extending to the pharynx. Dyspnoea, (<) talking, with constriction of the throat. Expectoration bloody. On coughing, sticking pains in the muscles of the chest, (>) pressure.

Clinical. Cough aggravated at night after lying down, spasmodic, ending with choking and vomiting, with cold sweat. When coughing must hold his sides with his hands. Whooping cough, paroxysmal after midnight; the child holds its sides, retches and vomits. Laryngeal phthisis, hoarseness, tough mucus, soreness in the chest; sweat after coughing and on waking. In general, after coughing some of the expectoration seems to remain, so that he cannot fully expire, aggravated by speaking and coughing. Haemorrhage sometimes after violent paroxysmal cough.

Extremities

      Pains, mostly stinging and gnawing, in the long bones and joints, (>) motion. Pains as if bruised. Drawing pains in the humerus at night, not during the day on moving about. Cutting and sticking pains in the thigh.

Fever

      Internal chilliness during rest, without thirst. Shivering, with hot face and cold hands, without thirst. Is always too cold, even in bed, while at rest.

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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