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Sedinha 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.


A name given by Mure to “an herb common near Rio Janeiro.” Preparation: Tincture of the leaves.


Headache, as if from water-bubbles, in circumscribed portions of the forehead. Bone-pains above the eyes. Pressure in the temples and vertex.


Itching in the left ear, with abundant cerumen.


Caries of an incisor tooth. Toothache after eating, with great sensitiveness and bleeding of the gums. The teeth are very sensitive and set on edge, especially the right upper incisor.

Pain in the decayed teeth. The gums are very sensitive, and the incisor teeth set on edge.


Pressive pain at the sternal articulation of the fourth ribs.

Pain in the pit of the stomach on straightening up. Distress from seeing any one eat. Internal itching at the pit of the stomach, with desire to scratch.


Sensation as from penknife thrusts, in the hepatic region. Pain in the abdomen after dinner, apparently proceeding from the pit of the stomach, with slight colic. Colic, in the evening with incarcerated flatulence; relief by discharge of wind.



Urinary Organs

Discharge from the urethra of water mixed with small mucous flakes. Raw feeling in the urethra. Slight pain when urinating.

The urine scalds like boiling water.

Respiratory Organs

Expectoration of bloody mucus.


Digging pain in the right lung.


Symptoms aggravated by coffee; the incisor teeth are set on edge, with sensation of coldness in them, which passes downward at times.


Papular eruption, with itching on the back, chest, and arms.

Desquamation on the back of the hand, which extends to the nails, where the skin becomes loose and forms hangnails. Itching at the pubis. Burning heat on the back of the hands, as if scorched by the sum, with desquamation after a few days.


Constant yawning, for two days in succession. Very ludicrous dreams. He is pursued by crocodiles, and drives them away by sneezing. Troubled dreams about murders and monstrous animals.

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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