KALMIA [- Homeopathic Medicine

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

General Action

      Very slow pulse. Tingling and numbness in various parts. Pains wander and case restlessness.


      Pains over the whole body, changing their position, becoming seated in the shoulder, elbow and wrist. Bruised feelings over the whole body. restlessness and frequent tossing about. Weakness; it is almost impossible to move.

Clinical Shifting pains, particularly about the shoulders, involving the heart and left arm, with stiffness and numbness. Pains shift from joint to joint, with weakness, trembling and paralytic symptoms.


      Tearing pains as if the bones, extending into the neck. Vertigo, with pains in the limbs. Pains extended from the nape of the neck over the head to the side of the face (<) heat. Pain in the forehead, extending into the right upper teeth, or shooting to the eye-teeth.


      Stiffness of the muscles about the eyes. Motion of the eyeballs is painful. Paralysis of the ocular muscles, with double vision. Glimmering before vision, with dimness.

Clinical. Paralysis of the upper lids. Muscular asthenopia. Intra-ocular inflammations, with exudation. Retinitis albuminurica, especially during pregnancy.


      Tearing in the bones of either side. Facial neuralgia, especially in the malar bones, extending into the teeth, with numbness and stiffness.


      Pressure in the pit of the stomach, (<) bending over. A feeling as if something were pressed down beneath the pit of the stomach. Soreness to touch.


      Sensation of weakness, extending upward to the throat. Paroxysmal pains, (<)motion.

Urinary Organs

      Frequent micturition of scanty, hot urine. Rarely large quantities of urine.

Clinical. Albuminuria during pregnancy, with pains in the lower limbs, distended abdomen, dry skin, etc.

Sexual Organs

      Menstruation too early, with pain in the limbs and back and inside of the thighs.

Clinical. Suppressed menstruation, with neuralgic pains throughout the body. Leucorrhoea follows the menses, with general aggravation of other symptoms.

Respiratory Organs

      Tickling in the trachea, oppressed breathing, with palpitation and anxiety. Cough, caused by dryness in in the throat (associated with heart symptoms).

Heart and Pulse

      Palpitation, with fluttering of the heart; irregular pulse. Pulse very slow and feeble; slow and weak.

Clinical. Neuralgic pains about the heart, involving shoulder and arms, with dyspnoea, paroxysms of anguish, slow pulse. Valvular disease. Hypertrophy of the heart, with pains involving the left side, etc.

Neck and Back

      Muscles sore to touch and motion. Pains extend from the neck down to fingers, with stiffness. Pains in the spine, drawing or sharp, (<)in the evening and on motion. Lameness of the small of the back in the evening in bed.


      Sticking, shooting, darting pains, worse on the left side, generally (<) motion and in the evening. Pains involve the whole left arm. Pains from the hip down the leg to feet.


      Rapid alterations of chill and heat. Shivering and coldness. Shivering without coldness.

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.