MURIATICUM ACIDUM – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019


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


      A general bruised feeling of all the joints. Weakness so that the eyes unconsciously close, always on sitting. Great sensitiveness to damp air. Tearing pains in the extremities, (>) motion.

Clinical. Frequently adapted to a low typhoid condition, with muttering delirium, sordes on the teeth, an offensive odor. Great muscular debility after prostrating diseases, with restlessness.


      Vertigo and unsteadiness when walking. A feeling of heaviness in the occiput, with dimness of vision. Pain, as if the brain would be torn or crushed. Shooting pains in the head. Headache on rising up in bed or on moving the eyes.


      Tearing, cramp-like pains. A feeling of insensibility within the meatus. Difficult hearing. Very sensitive to noise.


      Margins of the lips raw skin dry and cracked. Mucous membrane red and inflamed dotted with whitish points. Burning in the lips. Tongue dark red, covered with a grayish-white membrane. Tongue feels as heavy as lead when talking. Deep ulcers on the tongue. (Paralysis of the tongue, with difficult speech.) General inflammation in the mouth and arch of the palate, with rawness, soreness and ulceration. Dryness of the mouth, with swollen gums and swollen glands.


      Swelling of the uvula, tonsils, etc., Attempts to swallow cause spasms and choking. Appearance of dead, white patches over the arch of the palate and throat and in the throat, like false membrane or ulcers.

Clinical. Diphtheritic ulceration of the throat, with sore, cracked lips, fetid breath, nose-bleed, sordes on the teeth, oedema of the throat, great prostration, restlessness, etc.


      Loss of appetite. A feeling of emptiness in the stomach not (>)eating. At times, ravenous appetite, with constant desire to drink.


      Distention: cramp in the abdomen, with griping in the umbilical region, extending to the sides. A feeling of emptiness and discomfort in the abdomen.

Rectum and Stool

      Prolapsus when urinating. Diarrhoea, with smarting and burning in the anus. Watery, involuntary stool, when urinating.

Urinary Organs

      Frequent and copious micturition.


      General feeling of heaviness, bruised pain and weakness. Heaviness, especially of the forearm. Cramp-like tearing in the thigh. Weakness, which causes a tottering in the thigh. Weakness, which causes a tottering gait. Drawing pains in the tendo Achillis when walking so that the foot seems paralyzed.


      Cold extremities especially in the evening, with dry mouth. Heat, without thirst, but with inclination to uncover.

Clinical. Typhoid types of fever, stupidity, hemorrhages, dry tongue, involuntary discharges, restlessness; sinks down in bed: aphthae in the mouth, bed sores, etc.

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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