AMMON MUR – Homeopathic Medicine

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

General Action

      Ammonium mur. is extremely unlike Ammonium carb. (the Muriatic acid seems to have overpowered the Ammonia so far as pathogenetic effects go).

We find no stimulus, but prostration, a low typhoid state; pronounced action on mucous membranes, particularly of the respiratory organs; neuralgia.

As compared with Ammonium carb., Ammonium m. affects more the left side, Ammonium c. the right side; though Ammonium mur. affects both sides.


      General weakness. Neuralgic pains, tearing, burning, ulcerative. Tense feeling of muscles. Increased mucous secretions.

(The head an chest symptoms are worse mornings, the abdominal in the afternoon, the pains in the limbs, the skin and febrile symptoms in the evening.- Boenninghausen.).


      Irritable, especially in the morning.


      Vertigo, ameliorated in open air. Heaviness and fulness in the forehead mornings.


      Burning in the canthi, ameliorated by washing. Vision weak, vanishing by candle-light. Floating opacities.


      Sharp, neuralgic pains, outward, especially in the open air. Symptoms of catarrhal deafness.


      Sneezing. Discharge of clear water from the nose, scalding hot. Obstruction. Smell impaired or lost.


      Tearing pains in the malar regions. Burning heat of the face in the house. Lips dry, cracked, with raw places; corners ulcerated. Sub-maxillary glands swollen, pulsating.


      Burning vesicles on the tip of the tongue.


      Sticking on swallowing. Sore throat, swollen tonsils, glairy mucus.


      Thirst, especially evenings. Bitter taste; bitter regurgitations.


      Colic; pains about the navel, in the hypochondria, drawings in the groins, etc.


      Hard, crumbling, covered with glairy mucus or green, slimy diarrhoea, preceded by colic.

Anus and Rectum

      Burning in anus; itching soreness in rectum.

Urinary Organs

      Frequent micturition at night, but urine usually diminished in quantity.

Sexual Organs

      Enlarged prostate.

Sexual Organs, Female

      Menses early and profuse, with pains in abdomen and small of back. Flow often more profuse at night, at times black and clotted. Leucorrhoea follows a pain around the navel. Leucorrhoea albuminous. Menstruation and leucorrhoea generally accompanied by abdominal symptoms, jaundice, constipation, sore liver, flatulence, etc.

Respiratory Organs

      Hoarseness, with burning in the larynx. Cough, dry, in the morning, caused by tickling in the throat (pharynx). Cough, dry, at night preventing sleep. Cough aggravated on lying on the back. Cough very fatiguing, seeming to start from low down in the chest. Cough becomes loose, with free expectoration, especially in the afternoon. Cough, with mucous rales in the chest, in old people. With the cough, sore, burning spots in the chest, or between the shoulders; great prostration, suffocation (but none of the heart weakness and cold sweat of Tartar Emetic).

Neck and Back

      Tearing pains in the sides of the neck, extending to the clavicles. Stiffness, painful. Pain in the small of the back, as if beaten, at night. Bruised pain in the coccyx, at night.


      Tearings in the tips of the fingers. Contraction of the tendons under the knee.

Tearings and ulcerative-pains in the heels. Tips of toes painful. Offensive perspiration of feet. (Sciatica, pains aggravated by sitting, ameliorated by lying. Various rheumatoid pains aggravated at night in bed. ).


      Vesicular eruptions, becoming scaly.


      Chilliness evenings at six and on waking in fore part of night. Coldness between scapulae. Flushes of heat, with red, puffy face. Sweat after midnight.

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.