PICRIC ACID – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019

TF Allen
Written by TF Allen

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

General Action

      Disintegration of the blood. Degeneration of spinal cord, with paralysis. Inflammation of the kidneys.


      A general tired feeling; feels incapable of th least effort, with lameness over the whole body and complete indifference. Numbness and paralytic symptoms.


      Loss of will power. Disinclination for mental or physical work. Unable to collect the thoughts.


      Pains, particularly in the occiput, (<)mental work. Confused, heavy pain as the base of the brain, extending down the neck and spine, at times, throbbing, (<) mental work, with general prostration.


      Buzzing and hissing in the ears, with vertigo and pain at the base of the brain. Chronic deafness.

Urinary Organs

      Urine dark colored, scanty, albuminous, bloody.

Sexual Organs

      Violent , persistent erections day and night, at times associated with sexual desire and emissions, at others, without any sexual desire whatever.


      Development of small, painful boils on th face or back of the neck or within the ears, with burning, stinging pains or itching, (<)night.


      General tendency to coldness, especially of the extremities. Cold, clammy sweat on the extremities.

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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