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

      Tiger Lily. W. PAYNE Liliaceae.


      Ideas not clear, they become more so if he exerts his will; makes mistakes in speaking and writing; can not apply the mind steadily.

Depression, dulness of intellect and thirst always precede the severe symptoms.

Crazy feeling on top of the head; wild feeling in head, with confusion of ideas.

Disposed to curse, to strike, to think of obscene things, as these mental states came, uterine irritation abated.

Hurried manner; desire to do something and yet feels no ambition.

Listless, inert, yet don’t want to sit still : restless, yet don’t want to walk.

Low-spirited, can hardly keep from crying.

Tormented about her salvation. With uterine complaints.

Apprehensive : as from impending disease or calamity; fears he has heart-disease; she fears she is incurable; often with moderate or subacute uterine or ovarian inflammation.

Fear of insanity.

Irritable, impatient.


      Vertigo, especially when walking; feeling as if intoxicated; staggering forward; forgetful.

Faint feeling, fear of falling; worse in close warm room, better in fresh air, though he is then chilly.

Faint in a warm room and when standing, with cold sweat on back of hands and on feet. Prolapsus uteri.

Inner Head

      Dull frontal headache : worse over left eye, or alternating from side to side.

Wild feeling in head as though she would be crazy, with pain in right iliac region.

Heavy feeling in the head, with morning diarrhoea.

Drawing hot pain through head and eyes, relieved by frequent sneezing, 10 P.M.

Fulness of the head, with pressure outward as if contents would be forced through every aperture.

Shooting in right temples passing over to the left, with a dull, heavy sensation in whole front of head; dim sight; pain in eyes, extending to head.

Dull, pressive aching, from the left temple to occiput; paroxysmal.


      Blurred vision : after seminal emission; with prolapsed uterus.

Hypermetropia. Presbyopia.

Muscae volitantes.

Eyes full of water; face flushed and hot, pricking in skin of forehead.

Eyes painful; sensitive to light.

Intense pain in eyes, extending back into head; dim sight.

Sharp pains over the eyes.


      Rushing sound in both ear.


      Frequent sneezing, 10 A.M., relieving a severe, burning headache and pain in eyes.


      Pain in right side of face, right nostril stopped.

Heat and bloated feeling of face and head.

Chilly feeling and face in the forenoon; afternoon fever, congestion to chest; face and forehead flushed and hot; pricking in the forehead.

Tongue etc.

      Taste of blood; congestion to chest.

Desires Aversions

      Loss of appetite.

Aversion : to bread; to coffee.

Craving for meat.

Voracious hunger, seemingly along the spine and up to occiput, not appeased by eating.

Thirst, drinks often and much.

Thirst recurring before severe symptoms.

Nausea and Vomiting

      Nausea : constant, with sensation of a lump in stomach, moving at every deglutition; when thinking of coffee; with morning diarrhoea; with pressure in vagina and pain at top of sacrum.


      Fulness, disturbed feeling, upward pressure, after eating.

Stomach distended, with frequent eructations and escape of flatus per annum.

Hollow, empty sensation in stomach and bowels.


      Dragging down of whole abdominal contents, extending to even organs of chest; must support the abdomen.

Bloated abdomen after a meal, continuing after a diarrhoeic discharge.

Abdomen distended with moving of flatulence, better from passing wind up and down.

Abdomen sensitive to pressure or jarring.

Abdominal walls sore, previous to stool.

Sensation as if diarrhoea would come on, passing off by urinating.

Bloated feeling in region of uterus extending to hips.

Abdomen distended and sore after menses cease.

Empty feeling of abdomen and stomach.

Weak, tremulous feeling extending to anus.

Skin of abdomen feels stretched and stiff.

Stool etc.

      Morning diarrhoea, stools loose, bilious; dark, offensive, very urgent, can’t wait a moment. Stool preceded by gripping pains or great urging, with pressure on the rectum; followed by smarting, burning of anus.

Tenesmus and great desire for stool, but every effort resulted only in voiding a little urine.

Escape of flatus, with great distention of stomach and frequent eructations.

Hemorrhoids after delivery, sore to touch, itching; bearing down at stool as if all would protrude through vagina.


      Frequent urination through the day; with dull headache moving from sinciput to occiput, finally settling in left temple.

Frequent urging, with acrid smarting after every discharge; urging worse towards morning.

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.