SAMBUCUS – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019

TF Allen
Written by TF Allen

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


      Coryza, with stopping and suffocative breathing nose either dry and obstructed or filled with tenacious mucus; often with puffy, bluish face.

Urinary Organs

      Frequent micturition, with scanty urine.

Clinical. Acute nephritis, with dropsical symptoms, vomiting, dry heat of the skin. This drug, in such cases, increases the amount of urine and relieves the dropsical symptoms.

Respiratory Organs

      Hoarseness, with tenacious, glutinous mucus in larynx. Oppression of the chest with nausea and weakness.

Clinical. Suffocative attacks, with stitches in the chest; starts up suddenly, with suffocation; cannot expire, especially after midnight, with blue hands and face, and heat without thirst Suffocative cough with screaming and rough, hollow cough, with blue face and great restlessness. Laryngitis, with much tenacious mucus. Spasmodic croup, with wheezing, aggravated after midnight. Whooping cough, with suffocation tough mucus; paroxysms aggravated after midnight and lying with the head low. Chronic inflammation of the lungs, with profuse, exhausting sweats, suffocative cough, etc.


      Shivering, with cold hands and feet. Burning heat of the face, with icy cold feet, without thirst. Heat comes on after lying down, without thirst and with dread of uncovering. Profuse sweat after midnight. Debilitating night sweats.

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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