LILIUM TIGRINUM – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019


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

General Action

      The chief interest in this drug centres in the uterine symptoms, associated with numerous reflex troubles, mental and physical.


      Flesh feels sore and bruised, and intolerant of pressure. Tremulousness, with weakness. Startings. Contractions of muscles. Debility. Restlessness. Faintness, (<) in a warm room. Pulsations throughout the body. Aggravation at night after 5 P.M.


      Feels hurried as if duties were crowding upon her, with inability to perform them, with sexual excitement. Depression of spirits; inclination to weep as though suffering from some internal disorder. Aversion to being alone.


      Dull pain, (>) fresh open air. Sharp neuralgic pains over the eyes, (<) motion and in the evening.


      Pain, with lachrymation, with dim, confused vision, with inclination to press upon the eyes, with heat, It is valuable for asthenopia.


      Dragging sensation, involving even the chest. Bearing-down in the lower abdomen, (<) waking, with weight low down. Pressure downward, with constant desire for stool, with a feeling as if a hard weight pressed against the rectum and evacuation was difficult. Pulling downward and backward from anterior spines of ilia. A feeling as if anything were pushing out through the vagina.

Rectum and Anus

      Pressure on the rectum and bladder as from a hard substance, with difficulty in evacuating the bowels. Burning in rectum and anus. Constipation.

Urinary Organs

      Constant efforts to evacuate bladder, with scanty discharges, always followed by irritation and smarting in urethra. Frequent micturition (almost every fifteen minutes).

Sexual Organs

      A feeling of weight in the uterus as if it would be pressed out through vagina, (>) sitting down or pressing with the hand. Uterus anteverted, pressing against bladder. Sharp pain in the region of the ovaries and in back. Aching and burning or gnawing and dragging pains. worse in region of the right ovary. Sexual desire increased in women.

Clinical Uterine displacements, with distress in rectum, etc. Ovarian pains (right ovary), with palpitation, mental symptoms, etc. Leucorrhoea thin an acrid, burning.

Respiratory Organs

      Sharp, quick pains in left side of chest, with fluttering of the heat. Dragging, as if lung were involved with the pelvic viscera.

Heart and Pulse

      Pains as if the heart were grasped in a vice; wakes suddenly. Fluttering in the region of the heart; faintness.


      Pain in the sacrum, with a pressing downward in pelvis, (<) morning on rising, not(>) lying.


      Chilly feelings running down the face, head and back, with violent beating of the heart and constriction.

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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