Homeopathic remedy Eupatorium Purpureum drug symptoms and indications from Condensed Materia Medica by Constantine Hering, published in 1877….

      Trumpet Weed Mrs. H.H. Dresser. Compositae.


      Stupid, dull


Depressed sleepy.



      Light, dizzy, as though flying round and round; sensation as if falling to the left.

Inner Head

      Sick headache; dull hammering beating stitching; or boring pain in left side of head; pressing from right to left beginning in the morning and increasing during the afternoon and evening worse in cold air; better while walking slowly in fresh air.

Outer Head

      Soreness of scalp.

Sweat on head profuse about forehead.


      Staring. Eyes suffussed during fever.

Conjunctive yellow with the chill.


      Crackling in ears like burning birch-bark.

Ears feel as filled up.


      Fluent coryza great heat sneezing.


      Face flushed with fever.

Shining of the face.

Lower Face

      Lips blue. Intermittent.

Tongue etc.

      Tongue furred brown along the centre; bitter pappy taste with the chill.

Tongue numb; pricking stinging pain.


      Choking fulness of throat must swallow often.

Pain in left side of throat causing pain in swallowing; before chill.

Burning as if scalded in back of throat.

Desires Aversions

      Thirst during chill and heat; or before chill.

Wants lemonade or cold drinks during the chill.

Thirst with dropsy.

No appetite.

Nausea and vomiting.

      Vomiting with the sick headache.

Great nausea but no vomit with the chill.

Nausea vomiting with the fever.


      Crampy pain in stomach.


      Rumbling in bowels.

Lower belly swollen and hot.

Colic all over abdomen after voiding urine.

Stool etc.

      Bilious diarrhoea bowels loose, ague.


      Suppression of urine.

Incontinence of urine especially with children.

Deep dull pain in kidneys also cutting pains chronic nephritis.

Violent dysuria after a jolting ride during pregnancy; from displaced uterus.

Constant desire to urinate; even after frequent passage bladder still feels full.

Soreness and pain in the bladder, deep aching; uneasiness; catarrh.

Smarting burning in bladder and urethra on urinating.

Frequent effort with passage of burt a few drops of urine.

Urine very copious; scanty albuminous scanty but frequent.

Female Sexual Organs

      Quick jerking pain in left ovary Heavy pressure above left ovary.

Numbness worse in groin.

Leucorrhoea abundant.

External genitals feel as wet.


      Difficult breathing.

Grating sensation in chest at every deep inspiration.


      Hacking cough in the evening.

Cough with soreness and heat in bronchia.

Dry, hacking cough in spells, before the attack ague.

Heart pulse.

      Pulse accelerated and full; ague.

Neck Back

      Violent cutting in the back.

Neuralgic pains from below upwards, mostly left side of back and hip.

Labor-like pains in the back.

Lower Limbs

      Legs numb; Weak tired.

Limbs in General

      Rheumatic pains changing place, always fro below upward.

Pain in arms and legs before chill.

Position etc.

      Chill aggravated by motion.

Changing position: Walking:.


      Restless tossing moaning.

Weak tired faint with urinary symptoms.


      Yawning; sighing.

Sleep restless, disturbed; ague frightful dreams during the fever.


      Morning till evening: Night.

Temperature and Weather

      Cold air: Walking in fresh air:.

Chill Fever Sweat

      Chilly when changing position during sweat.

Chill begins in small of the back, and spreads over the body; violent shaking with comparatively little coldness; bone-pain thirst during chill and heat.

Fever protracted, followed by slight sweat, mostly about forehead and head.

Night sweats hectic.


      Chill at different times of the day.

Every other day.


      Left:, Right to left Below upwards:.


      Emaciation accompanying chronic inflammation of the bladder.

Contact Injuries etc.

      Jolting ride:.

C. Hering
Hering got the degree of M. D. from the University of Wuezburg with highest honours. The theme of his thesis was "De'Medicina Futura" (The medicine of future). Hering left Germany for West Indies and finally arrived at Philadelphia in Jan, 1833. He established a homeopathic school at Allentown, Pennsylvania, commonly known as "Allentown Academy". Soon he became very popular as a physician. He is known as the 'Father of Homeopathy' in America.