Last modified on February 6th, 2019

Thevetia 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: Ahovai-baum (of the Antilles).


Thevetia nerifolia, Jess. (Cerbera thevetia, Linn.) Natural order: Apocynaceae.

A tendency to sleep, disturbed every three to five minutes by irritation in the throat, and the discharge of a mouthful of frothy mucus with a sort of gulp; this action was very peculiar, I have never seen anything like it before; then the child would lie down and close his eyes until again disturbed. Vomiting.

Bowels of both moved twice or thrice. Pulse of the older, 60; of the younger, 70.

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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