ELAPS – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 8th, 2019


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


      Clinical. Violent headache in a man who was blind; first in left, then in right eye; headaches extending from forehead to occiput; vision partially restored.

Eyes and Ears

      Clinical. Blindness. Deafness, with offensive, yellowish-green discharge, buzzing in ears, headache in forehead and occiput; dull pain from nose to ears; pain goes to ears on swallowing. Chronic otorrhoea. Sudden attacks of deafness at night, with roaring and cracking in ears.


      Clinical. Subject to nose-bleed; eruption about nose, pain in nose and forehead, skin dry and hot, but complains of feeling cold. Stoppage and stuffiness high up in nostrils and dull aching in forehead; bad smell in nose, posterior pharynx scabby, cracked and dry; nose-bleed; pain from root of nose to ears on swallowing; no smell. Another case: fetid odor from nose and throat; nose was always dry and stuffed up by yellow scales; skin always hot and dry. Sore throat; offensive discharge from nose; occasional nose-bleed; posterior wall of throat covered with dry, greenish-yellow membrane; stuffiness at root of nose; no smell. Old ozaena and nasal catarrh; nose always stuffed up with plugs of dry mucus; pain at root of nose.

Chest and Heart

      Clinical. Cough, with expectoration of black blood, and terrible pain through lungs as if they were torn out, especially in right upper chest. Coldness in chest after drinking.

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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