SELENIUM – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019

TF Allen
Written by TF Allen

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


      Characterized by emaciation and weakness, with irritability, especially after coition. Intolerance of a draught of air, takes cold easily, followed by tearing pains, in the limbs. General aggravation after sleep, in hot weather and from use of China.


      Violent shooting headache over the left eye, (<)walking in the sun and by strong odors, especially by tea. Headache in the afternoon. Hair falls out freely from brows, beard and genitals.


      Pains in the region of the liver on inspiration (with soreness, white tongue, loss of appetite, (<)morning.).

Urinary Organs

      Involuntary dribbling after urinating or when waking, or after stool. Urine red, with a coarse, red, sandy sediment.

Sexual Organs

      Involuntary discharge of glutinous fluid, as from the prostate. Loss of sexual power, with lascivious fancies. Semen thin, without odor, involuntarily discharged during sleep. Sexual desire normal, but sexual power lost (the effects of sexual excesses).

Respiratory Organs

      Hoarseness, (<)beginning to sing; must clear the throat. Cough in the morning, with expectoration of bloody mucus.

Back and Extremities

      Paralytic pains in the small of the back in the morning. Tearing pains in the hands at night.

Dry, scaly eruption, with itching in the palms of the hands. Vesicular eruption on and between the fingers.

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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