Last modified on February 6th, 2019

Schinus homeopathy medicine – drug proving symptoms from Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica by TF Allen, published in 1874. It has contributions from R Hughes, C Hering, C Dunham, and A Lippe.

      Common names. This evergreen shrub, a native of Mexico and South America, is frequently cultivated in Southern California under the names “Pepper tree,” “Chili pepper,” etc.


Schinus molle, Linn. Natural order: Anacardiacae. Preparation: Tincture of the berries.

General Symptoms

Miss__ ate three or four berries after dinner; 2, effects on Dr.

P. of eating leaves and berries. She was shortly after attacked with pain in the bowels and long-continued vomiting. She expressed herself to me, “It was as if all my bowels should be emptied out.” When the gastric symptoms abated a little, a profuse diarrhoea continued all night. The vomiting was extremely painful, but the diarrhoea was painless. Heartburn, dryness of the oesophagus and breath, rolling and flatulence of the bowels, and a griping sensation in the liver; also a kind of drawing sensation as in the spinal cord and cerebellum.

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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