THUJA – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019


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


      General one-sided character of the symptoms, particularly the left side. Symptoms (<) afternoon and night, particularly about 3 o’clock and also evening, and (<) warmth of thee bed, (>) rest. General aversion to motion.


      Ill humor; sadness. Loathing of life. Discontented and disinclination to talk.

Clinical. Melancholia, with fixed ideas. Emotional sensitiveness; music causes weeping and trembling. Persistent delusions of a living animal in the abdomen, or that his soul severed from his body.


      Headache as though a nail were piercing the vertex, or left frontal eminences or right parietal bone. A feeling of numbness in the brain; heaviness of the occiput. The vertex sensitive to touch, with sharp pains at night, extending over the whole head.


      Redness and burning; lachrymation in the open air. Dryness, with stinging pains. Swelling and inflammation of the margins of the lids, with burning stinging pains.

Clinical. Ciliary neuralgia, with soreness. Kerato-iritis, episcleritis. Iritis, syphilitic pains, aggravated at night.


      Ulceration in the nostrils. Soreness and ulceration of the nostrils, (<) pressure. Painful pressure at the root of the nose. Dry catarrh in the upper part, (<) evening and night. Dryness and stoppage of the nose, and formation of painful scabs.


      Burning heat and redness of the face. The blood vessels of the face and temples become distended. Sweat of the face, especially of the side upon which he does not lie. Boring pains in the malar bone; (>) pressure. Toothache, caused by tea drinking. Gums swollen and sore. Tip of the tongue painfully sore, with blisters on the sides. Mouth filled with blisters as if it had been burnt.


      Bitter or rancid eructations, especially after eating fat food. Eructations of food.


      Flatulent symptoms, with colic; especially a feeling as if there were a living animal in the bowels. Indurations form in the walls of the abdomen, as if pushed out by a living child in the uterus, without pain, swelling of inguinal glands.

Anus and Stool

      Hemorrhoids. Discharge of bloody mucus constantly from the anus. Soreness and shooting pain as if skin from the anus. Soreness and shooting pain as if skin were cracked. Sense of constriction with every stool. Burning and stinging in the anus, extending to the small of the back. Condylomata.

Clinical. Diarrhoea, watery, forcible, aggravated after breakfast. Evacuations often greasy.

Urinary Organs

      Loss of tone in the bladder; urine dribbles after urinating; must urinate many times before the bladder is emptied. Frequent micturition at night. Sensation in the urethra, as if drops of urine ran down after urinating. Discharge of glutinous moisture from urethra.

Sexual Organs

      Foul smelling moisture exudes from the glans. Burning between glans and prepuce. Condylomata on inner surface of prepuce. Unnatural perspiration on the scrotum and inside of the thighs. Swelling and soreness of the pudenda; condylomata.

Respiratory Organs

      Dry hacking cough from becoming hated, afternoon at 3 P. M. Cough, with yellowish expectoration, pain in the pit of the stomach. Breathing short, oppressed, with sensations of adhesions in the chest. Stitches in the chest; (<) cold drinks. Sense of rush of blood to the chest, with audible palpitation.

Neck and Back

      Tension and stiffness of the nap. Drawing pains in the back when sitting. Drawing in the sacrum, coccyx and thighs, so that after sitting a long time he could scarcely stand erect.


      Numerous pains in the upper and lower extremities; muscular twitchings, weakness and trembling. Painful swelling and redness of the back of foot and tips of thee toes.


      Wart-like excrescences. Painful sensitiveness, with stinging itching. The skin symptoms are particularly (<) touch.


      Orgasm of blood in the evening, with throbbing in the blood vessels. Chilliness without thirst. Heat in the evening, mostly in the face. Perspiration at the beginning of sleep; particularly on the uncovered parts; covered parts remain dry.

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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