VERBASCUM – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019

TF Allen
Written by TF Allen

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


      Shooting pains, cramp-like; pains are usually associated with a sensation of numbness; caused or (<)change of temperature, especially on coming into the house or going out of doors.


      Benumbing pain, especially in the forehead. Vertigo, caused by leaning the left check on the hand. Sensation in the temples as if the flesh were pinched. Dull, pressing headache on coming into a warm room or going out into the cold.


      Tearing from without inward in the ears. A sensation of drawing inward or a stopped feeling in the ears. Deafness as if the ears were completely stopped. (Sometimes associated with stoppage of the nose and larynx.).


      Violent pressing pain in the zygoma and in the articular processes of the temple bones; a numb pressure and tension in the whole face and cheek, (<)change of temperature and pressure. Facial neuralgia of the above character, involving also the chin and lower jaw.


      Pain abut the navel, (<)stooping; a sense of constriction. Pain as from pressure of a stone in the bowels, (<)stooping.

Urinary Organs

      Frequent, copious micturition.

Respiratory Organs

      Hoarseness on reading aloud. Dry hollow cough (especially children), in the evening, and night, during sleep.


      Tension across the chest, with stitches in the region of the heart in the evening after lying down.


      pain like a sprain in the wrist. Cramplike pains in the muscles of the thighs when walking in the open air. Cramp-like pain in the right sole when standing, (>) walking.

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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