VALERIANA – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019

TF Allen
Written by TF Allen

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


      Tearing pains in thee limbs during rest and after motion; often (>) motion. Pains, jerking, sudden, (>) change of position. Drawing pains in the muscles of the limbs, extending up and down. Unnatural excitability and irritability; sensitiveness of all the special senses. General aggravation towards noon or early in the afternoon, and again towards evening till midnight.


      Hysteria; restlessness. Fear of being left alone, especially in the dark. Trembling with excitement. A vacillating mood. Remarkable alternations of moods.


      Drawing sticking pains in the forehead and over the orbits, as if they would pierce the eyes, from within outward, with heat of the face, in the evening.

One-sided. Frontal pains, extending into the orbits. One-sided headaches, caused by a draft of air. Headache from the sun. A feeling of coldness in the upper part of the head from the pressure of the hat.


      The margins of the lids inflamed, with biting, stinging pains, as from smoke.


      Taste flat and slimy in the morning after waking.


      Eructations often empty, rancid, or foul. Qualmish nausea, as if a thread were drawn up from the naval to the throat, with free salivation. Nausea and vomiting, with chilliness.


      Distended and hard. colic in the evening. Bruised pain in the lower abdomen. Abdominal cramps from suppressed menstruation.


      Diarrhoea, consisting of greenish, pasty feces, mixed with blood.

Respiratory Organs

      Stitches from within outward in the chest. Pressure across the lower portion of the chest, with oppressed breathing. Sudden jerks or jerking stitches in the chest.


      Pain as from a strain above the hips, (<)standing or sitting, (>)walking.


      Slow, drawing pains, as if in the bones, when sitting quietly, with jerkings, (>)walking. Tearing pains in the calf in the afternoon while sitting still, (>)rising and walking . Sprained pain in the ankles, (<)standing, (>) walking. Pain in the heels when sitting.


      Sleeplessness and restlessness at night, wide awake till towards morning, with great tossing about.


      Predominating heat, which lasts a long time, even after a short chilly, with confusion of the head and much thirst, (<)towards evening while still. Perspiration sudden, disappearing suddenly, particularly of the face and 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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