AURUM signs and symptoms from the Characteristic Materia Medica by William Burt of the homeopathic medicine AURUM …


Through the organic nervous system it especially acts upon the palatine bones; osseous system, more especially the nasal and palatine bones.

The lymphatic glandular system.


Great melancholy; the mind constantly tends towards self- destruction.

No medicine produces such great loathing of life.

Great nervous weakness, with utter despair.-RAUE.

hysterical, spasms, with alternate laughing and crying.

Otorrhoea; the bones come from the ears.

Caries of the nasal, palatine, mastoid, and ossicular bones.-RAUE.

Swelling of the skull bones.

Falling out of the hair.

Exostosis, especially of the skull and shin-bones.

Swelling of the periosteum of the fore-arms and shin-bones.

Nightly bone-pains, that pain excessively.

Caries of bones, paining worse at night.

Craves nothing but sour things.

Nightly diarrhoea, with burning in the rectum.

Induration of the os uteri.

Induration of the testicles.

Increased sexual desire.

Feeling as though the heart ceased beating for awhile, and then at once a hard thump is felt.

Palpitation of the heart, with suffocative oppression of the chest.

Over-sensitiveness to all pain, and cold air.

Bad effects from the abuse of Mercury.

Especially adapted to syphilitico-mercurial affections.

Aggravation in the morning; on getting cold; while reposing.

Relieved by moving; while walking, and on getting warm.

The scrofulous element may be often extinguished by the use of the Muriate of Gold.

William Burt
William H. Burt, MD
Characteristic materia medica Published 1873
Physiological materia medica, containing all that is known of the physiological action of our remedies; together with their characteristic indications and pharmacology. Published 1881