SULPHURIC ACID – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019

TF Allen
Written by TF Allen

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


      Weakness, with tendency to hemorrhages; with a sensation of trembling. Pains gradually increase and suddenly disappear. General aggravation on the left side, in the open air, in the forenoon and also in the evening. (Results of bruises, especially with blunt instruments). General rapid sinking of strength, with desire for stimulants.


      Fretful or impatient mood. Uneasiness and irritability.


      Brain feels loose. Pain as from the sudden thrusting of a plug or as of a dull instrument pressing deep into the brain, gradually increasing and suddenly disappearing.


      Nose-bleed, particularly in the evening (in old people).


      General paleness. A feeling as if albumen had dried upon the face, like a film. Lips are scaly.


      Toothache, tearing, (<) evening and after lying down; (<) cold, (>) warmth. General dryness of the mouth, aphthae. Saliva profuse. Gums swollen, bleeding easily. Hemorrhage from the mucous membrane easy. Tendency to unhealthy ulceration, even gangrenous.


      Inflammation, aphthous ulceration. Swallowing difficult on account of sense of constriction and swelling in the pharynx and esophagus.


      Desire for fresh fruit. Sour eructations and heartburn. The region of the stomach painful after eating. Intense desire for alcoholic stimulants (frequently applicable to the effects caused from taking them).


      All drink, except stimulants, seems to make the stomach cold. Stitches in both hypochondria. Weak, feeling, with sinking in both hypochondria. Weak, feeling, with sinking or dragging, into the hips and small of the back. Flatulent colic, and a feeling as if hernia would protrude.

Rectum and Stool

      Dragging in the anus during and after stool. Diarrhoea of yellow mucus, even frothy, fetid, with general sour odor of the body. Stools are nodular and black, often streaked with blood. With the evacuation an empty, faint feeling in the abdomen.

Urinary Organs

      Pains in the bladder on retaining the urine. Urine usually scanty, burning, becoming turbid like gruel.

Sexual Organs

      Menstruation early and profuse. Acrid burning leucorrhoea, of bloody mucus or milky or transparent.

Respiratory Organs

      Dry cough in the morning after rising; (<) open air. Cough always followed by eructations. Bloody expectoration. Stitches in the chest Weakness in the chest.

Back and Extremities

      Pain in the lumbar region, and stiffness in the morning on rising. Purpura on the arms and thighs.


      Spots like extravasated blood, as from a bruise. Flesh becomes sore from walking or riding. (After the slightest bruise, blood settles, and there is tendency to ulceration and even gangrene.).


      General lack of vital heat. Dry heat, with much thirst. Sour perspiration at night. Perspires easily when at work or in the morning.

Clinical. Low types of fever (typhoid), with drowsiness, stupor, sour discharges; tendency to hemorrhages, soft pulse tremulousness, deathly paleness of the face, rapid sinking.

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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