BOVISTA – Homeopathic Medicine

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

General Action

      This fungus, like Ergot and other allied fungi, predisposes to hemorrhages, and has a marked action upon the uterus.


      General weakness and powerlessness in the joints. Awkwardness; everything falls from his hands. A condition of the flesh in which instruments make creases or indentations, as, for example, the shears on the fingers. Sudden faint- like attacks. General sensation of parts of the body being too large, as for example, the heart, uterus, head, hands, etc.


      A general sensitiveness. Dullness, with restlessness. Distraction. Weak memory.


      Deep-seated pains in the brain, with a feeling as if the head were too large. Headache at night (<) rising up. Sudden attacks of vertigo in the morning, following a headache, with a feeling of stupidity and unconsciousness. Soreness of the scalp. Itching of the scalp, extending to the nape of the neck, aggravated on becoming warm; not (>) scratching; must scratch until sore.


      Pressure in the orbits. Objects seem too near to the eyes. Eyes look weak and dim.


      Hearing indistinct and false, so that mistakes are made. (An offensive, purulent discharge from the ears. ).


      Bleeding in the morning. A few drops of blood always after blowing the nose. The nostrils become scabby, with burning pain, as if sore.


      Frequent, violent alternations of color. Very pale in the morning after rising. The cheeks feel swollen and very large, with heat. The upper lip, nose and cheeks feel swollen. Cracked lips. Eruption and ulcers at the corners of the mouth.


      Drawing toothache in the evening and at night, (<) during warmth, (>) when walking in the open air. The gums bleed easily on sucking them. Stammering. Salivation. Offensive odor from the mouth. A numbness of the interior of the mouth.


      Burning in the throat.


      Excessive hunger. Thirst after cold drinks afternoons and evenings. Eructations of gas. Nausea in the morning, (>) after breakfast with vomiting of water. Nausea, with chilliness the whole forenoon.


      Ulceration in the bowels. Cutting colic, worse during rest, (>) bending double, flatulent colic, with chilliness, especially after stool. Discharge of extremely offensive gas.


      Constipation. Diarrhoea, with colic. Diarrhoea precedes and accompanies menstruation. Diarrhoea, with tension and burning.

Sexual Organs, Male

      Excessive sexual desire. Frequent emissions. Vertigo and confusion of the head after coition.

Sexual Organs, Female

      Leucorrhoea follows menstruation, profuse, acrid, yellowish- green, tenacious, like the white of an egg, worse when walking. Menstruation too early and too profuse. Menstruation flows only at night, or early in the morning. Uterine haemorrhages between the menses.

Respiratory Organs

      Shortness of breath from any exertion. Oppression of the chest, as from constriction. Dry cough, caused by tickling in the throat and in the chest. Hoarseness in the morning, with scraping in the throat.

Heart and Pulse

      Heart feels enormously large. Palpitation with restlessness, nausea and headache. Palpitation during menstruation; also worse after eating.

Back and Extremities

      Pain and stiffness of the back after stooping. General weariness of the extremities. A feeling of paralytic pain, as if strained, in the joints of the arm and hand. Loss of power of the hands; they permit the slightest objects to fall. A moist tetter on the back of the hand. A feeling of tightness of the legs and calves, as if the muscles were too short.


      Skin easily indented with instruments. Itching of various parts, not (>) scratching, worse in warmth. Itching over coccyx, not (>) scratching. Moist tetter. Urticaria. Itching (<) warmth.


      Sleepiness early in the evening and after eating.


      Chill predominates; becomes chilly even with the pains. Chill with thirst. Chill beginning in the evening after 7 o’clock, with shivering in the back. Hear with thirst, anxiety and restlessness. Strong rushes of blood, with thirst, Sweat in the morning, most profuse on the chest.

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.