AMYL NITRITE – Homeopathic Medicine

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

General Action

      A volatile liquid producing, when inhaled, speedy dilatation of the capillaries in the upper part of the body-flushing of the face, heat and throbbing in the head, rapid and tumultuous action of the heart-very similar to glonoine (nitro-glycerine).


      Great desire for open air, which affords relief. General trembling and weakness follows the flushing of the head and face.


      Anxiety as of impending danger.


      Throbbing and heat, a surging of blood. Feeling of a band, tightly bound.


      Glassy, rolling (extremely protruded, as in exophthalmic goitre, which has been relieved and even cured by this drug).


      Throbbing. As if the drum were forced outward.


      Flushed and turgid. Feeling as if the blood would start through the skin.


      Constricted sensations; collar seems too tight.

Sexual Organs, Female

      Promotes menstrual flow and is often beneficial for the results of suppression (or cessation at the climacteric).

Respiratory Organs

      Chest oppressed, suffocated sensation.


      Precordial anxiety. Tumultuous action.

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.