PODOPHYLLUM – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019


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

General Action

      An active cathartic; causes inflammation of the intestinal canal, affecting chiefly the duodenum and rectum. Congestion of the liver, and an increased secretion of bile. Dysentery; prolapsus of the rectum. Inflammation of the uterus and right ovary.


      Faintness a sensation of emptiness after stool. General aggravation from 2 to 4 A.M.


      Dull headache, with dim vision.


      Tongue white, with much sticky mucus in the mouth.


      Soreness; pain, extending to the ears. Dryness.


      Nausea, with acidity. Vomiting of the contents of he stomach and of bile, at time mixed with blood, or of hot frothy mucus.


      Flatulent symptoms. Heat and pain, especially in the transverse colon, followed by diarrhoea.

Rectum and Anus

      Hemorrhoids, internal and external. Prolapsus of the rectum. Diarrhoea (<)early in the morning, either painless or preceded by colic, with heat and pain in the anus. Evacuation yellow, undigested or green, at times mixed with mucus (<)immediately after eating and drinking. Dysenteric stools, with prolapsus of the rectum. Evacuation followed by faintness and a feeling of emptiness in the stomach and abdomen. Sensation f prolapsus of the uterus, with pain in the sacrum; flatulence, and numerous abdominal symptoms. Pain and soreness in the right ovary; pains extend up and down.


      Pain under the right scapula, in the sacral region, with dragging in the uterus and rectum.


      Overcome with sleep in the day time, but restless the fore part of the night.

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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