PSORINUM – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019


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


      Exhaustion and emaciation. Greatly affected by stormy weather. General anemia, with aversion to food.


      Melancholy; inclined to suicide, Despair Ill humor. Constant thoughts of dying.


      Pain as from the beating of a hammer in the head. General dullness, (>)nose-bleed. A feeling of heaviness in the forehead in the morning on rising, (<) washing. A feeling of a piece of wood, lying across the occiput.


      Fetid, purulent discharge; with headache.


      Obstruction, with dryness or with discharge of thin mucus.


      Pale, sickly look. Swelling of the upper lip Lips dry and burn. painful.


      Teeth loose, gums ulcerated. Tongue coated yellowish-white or ulcerated; at times dry, especially at tip as if burnt.


      Sore, with adhesion of tough mucus to the posterior wall of the palate, with constant hawking. Throat feels dry, especially in the morning, with scraping.


      Excessive hunger, though with diminished relish for food. Eructations tasting like foul eggs. Nausea and sour vomiting.


      Bloated, with flatulent symptoms. Aggravation from lying on the right side.


      Diarrhoea; thin, dark brown, of a horrible odor.

Respiratory Organs

      Cough fro tickling in the trachea, with soreness under the sternum and heaviness on the chest, at times with expectoration of green mucus. Sense of suffocation in the larynx, with paroxysmal, dry, hacking cough. Shortness of breath on walking in the open air. Ulcerative pain under the sternum or soreness as if everything were torn in the chest.

Neck and Back

      Swollen glands on the nape, with bruised pain, extending into the head.


      Weakness as if the joints would not hold together. Pain in the legs as from too much walking, with restlessness.


      Itching eruption, vesicular, painful. Skin yellow, dirty, and greasy; unhealthy eruptions.


      Sudden outbreaks of sweat on slight effort, which is generally offensive, followed by debility and easy taking cold.

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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