EUPHRASIA – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 8th, 2019


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


      General tendency to catarrhal inflammation of mucous membranes, particularly of the eyes and nose. General aggravation of the symptoms in the evening; relief from coffee.


      Bruised dull headache towards evening, with coryza. Headache, with blinding of the eyes from sunlight; head feels as though it would burst.


      Inflammation, with discharge of mucus and tears, somewhat acrid, causing biting of the lids. The cornea feels covered with mucus; must frequently wink to clear the vision. Smarting as from sand. Swelling and burning. especially of the lower lid. Photophobia.

Clinical. Conjunctivitis; catarrhal, with free discharge of acrid matter, which makes the lids sore on the margins. Tendency to accumulation of sticky mucus on the cornea, which necessitates frequent winking. Inflammation of the eyes and nose generally associated.


      Profuse fluent coryza in the morning, with much coughing and expectoration. Constant sneezing. Discharge from the nose rather watery, not excoriating.

Respiratory Organs

      Cough, caused by irritation in the larynx, during the day, not at night; generally with profuse expectoration of mucus, which is rather difficult to loosen, with difficult breathing. In the morning profuse expectoration, even on hawking.


      Unusual yawning, even when walking in the open air. Great sleepiness during the day, but after midnight wakes frequently until morning, when he falls into a heavy sleep.


      General coldness and chilliness. Sweat mostly on the chest at night during sleep.

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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