MANGANUM – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019

TF Allen
Written by TF Allen

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


      Weakness. Paralysis, especially of the lower limbs so that he staggers or leans forward when walking. Paralytic symptoms of the muscles of the face and of the larynx. General anemia. Tearing and drawing pains in the extremities, or burrowing pains at night in the joints. Symptoms usually vary with the weather, always (<) at night.


      Ill humor, with weeping mood; prefers to sit by herself.


      Rush of blood to the head, which feels larger than usual and heavy, so that he can scarcely hold it up. Painful shattering of the brain on motion. The headache which comes on in the house is better out of doors and vice versa.


      Burning heat and dryness of the eyes. Lids painful on the slight motion, with a feeling of dryness, especially on looking at a bright light.


      Earache, with deafness as if the ears were stopped; cracking on blowing the nose, or shooting pain when talking, laughing, swallowing, or walking rapidly. Pains from various parts of the body seem to extend into the ears. Cracking in the ears on blowing the nose and on swallowing. The ear symptoms vary with the weather.


      Dry coryza; nostrils obstructed, alternatively with fluent coryza. Nose obstructed in the evening. Nose and upper lip are sore, red and painful, general aggravation in cold, wet weather.


      Pale, sunken, with a suffering expression. Dry lips, ulcerated at the corners of the mouth.


      Painful sensitiveness of the teeth. A smarting toothache; insupportable when anything cold touches teeth. Violent drawing toothache, which suddenly jumps to another part, especially to the ears.


      Rawness on hawking.


      Burning, rising up to the mouth, with great restlessness.

Rectum and Stool

      Constriction in the anus while sitting. Stool dry, difficult.

Sexual Organs

      Menstruation early, scanty, brief.

Respiratory Organs

      Rough voice in the morning Deep cough, dry, from larynx; tries to loosen mucus, but cannot except by forcible expiration; cough (<)talking. Larynx internally dry, rough, constricted; mucus loosened after long hawking and forcible expiration. Cough (<) in evening, but (>) lying down.

Heart and Pulse

      Pulse feeble, irregular, variable.


      Tearing, drawing pains. Shiny-red swelling of the joints after taking cold. Pains in the joints(>) at night, at times with shiny red swelling.


      Itching(>) scratching. Soreness and deep cracks in the skin, in the bends of the elbow, etc. Skin unhealthy.


      Overpowered by sleep as early as 8 P.M. Numerous vivid, remembered dreams.


      Shaking chill in the evening, with shooting headache, without thirst. Heart rises into the head, with thirst. Sweat at night, at times only about the throat or on the cheeks.

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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