SARSAPARILLA – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019

TF Allen
Written by TF Allen

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


      Paralytic, tearing pains; gout like pains after taking cold from wet (and from suppressed gonorrhoea), with decreased secretion of urine. Trembling of the hands and feet. Paralytic immobility of the limbs. Emaciation, so that the skin became wrinkled. Weakness and even faintness in the evening during stool.


      The pains seem to affect the mind and cause depression. Frequent changeable mood.


      Shooting or throbbing headache, with nausea and sour vomiting. Sensitiveness of the scalp. Pain in the left side of the forehead.


      Dimness of vision; paper looks red in the evening.


      Eruption like milk crust. Eruption on the upper lip.


      Dryness and rawness of the mouth and throat. bitter taste in the morning.


      Loss of appetite; nausea, if only thinking of food. Food is tasteless. Bitter eructations.

Urinary Organs

      Frequent, ineffectual urging to urinate. Diminished secretion of urine: or copious, pale urine, frequently evacuated. Tenesmus of bladder, with discharge of white, acrid urine, containing mucus. Burning in the urethra during micturition. Urine contains blood and pus.

Clinical. Cystitis, with bloody urine, pain in the neck of the bladder at the close of micturition and chills from bladder to back. Gravel and even calculus in the bladder and kidneys. Urine decomposes in the bladder, with the development of gas. Urine bloody in suppressed gonorrhoea.

Sexual Organs

      Erections, with sexual dreams. Disagreeable odor of the genital organs. (Herpetic eruption on the genitals.).

Back and Extremities

      Pain in the lower part of the back, extending around the pelvis to the genitals; (<) night and motion, especially on stooping. Numerous pains in the extremities and joints, (<) motion, with weakness.

Clinical. Pains from suppressed gonorrhoea. Syphilitic or after taking Mercury, aggravated by night and damp weather, especially after taking cold in water.


      Dry, papular eruption, itching, (<) warmth, evenings in bed and scratching. Moist eruptions, with excoriating discharge and tendency to ulceration.


      Chilliness day and night, especially in the forenoon; cold, even when near a stove, except the face; heat in the evening, with rush of blood, palpitation, sweat on the forehead.

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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