SABADILLA – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019


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

General Action

      An acrid emetic and cathartic. It produces also symptoms of violent influenza, but lacks thirst, even with the fever.


      Bruised pains in various parts of the body, extending mostly from right to left. General weakness and sensitiveness to cold. Symptoms are (<)forenoon and before midnight, also when at rest. General amelioration in the open air.


      Headache; a painful pressure, with dizziness, especially in the forehead and temples; pain generally spreads over the right side. Headache caused by mental effort; often (>)heat.


      Lachrymation, a frequent accompaniment of various symptoms. Pain in the eyeball when looking upward.


      An itching and tickling in the nostrils; a dry sensitiveness in the upper part of the nose. Excessive sneezing, shaking the whole body, with lachrymation, with shooting, contractive headache in the forehead and red margins of lids. Coryza, with free secretion of transparent mucus, which is sometimes viscid and yellowish-gray, more rarely watery.


      Burning heat and redness of the face, especially after drinking wine. Cracking in the articulation of the jaws on opening the mouth wide.


      Toothache, (<)walking in the open air Dryness of the mouth and throat. Tongue sore, covered with blisters; coated whitish- yellow in the middle and at back.


      Dryness, roughness and scraping, with constant desire to swallow. A feeling of a lump, which compels swallowing.


      General loss of appetite and of thirst. Desire for sweets, honey and farinaceous food; aversion to coffee, wine, meat and acids. Nausea, with constant spitting of tasteless food.

Pain as from a sore spot below pit of the stomach. Burning, extending to the throat. Gastric symptoms usually (>) after eating.


      Numerous flatulent symptoms, with a feeling of emptiness.


      Violent urging, with scanty evacuation. Diarrhoea, thin, fermented, brown or blood and mucus. Itching and crawling in the rectum as from worms.

Sexual Organs

      Menstruation delayed, scanty, flow interrupted. Cutting pains in the ovaries.

Respiratory Organs

      Symptoms of influenza, with short, dry cough at night from scraping in the throat, with lachrymation and headache; cough (<)lying down. Suffocative cough, even with vomiting and pains in the stomach, stitches on the vertex. Voice hoarse, rough. Stitches in the chest from coughing and deep breathing, without fever or thirst.


      General weakness and heaviness; must lie down.


      Chilliness, especially in the evening; shivering, with heat of the face and without thirst. Shivering, running downward, especially on the back. Internal heat at night and in the morning; at times, with thirst and desire for juicy things. Sweat even during the fever, with sleep. (Intermittent paroxysms recurring at the same hour, without thirst during the chill and fever, but thirst between the two.).

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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