BENZOIC ACID – Homeopathic Medicine

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

General Action

      Produces symptoms of a uric acid diathesis; pains in joints and tendons; great change in the quality of the urine.


      Tearing, stitching pains, especially in the great toe joints. Pains, shifting from place to place. General weariness.


      Diarrhoea, offensive, light colored, of a pungent, urinous odor; stools like soapsuds, very copious, odor is similar to that of the urine, which is dark and of very strong odor.

Urinary Organs

      Urine brownish, extremely offensive.

Respiratory Organs

      Asthma, especially in rheumatic persons. Inflammation of bronchi and lungs, with great tenderness of the chest, cough (<) night, lying on right side.

Heart and Pulse

      Constriction in the region of the heart. Intermittent action of the heart.


      Gout and rheumatism, with swelling of joints, with the peculiar urinary symptoms. Valuable in rheumatic gout of the fingers; nodes very painful, with the urinary symptoms. Gouty deposits in wrists. Swellings of the wrist (ganglion). Gout of great toe.

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.