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

      Teucrium marum verum. E. Stape. Labiatae.


      Great mental excitement and loquacity.

Irresistible desire to sing.

Indolence, physical and mental.

Great sensitiveness and excitability.

Irritable mood at and after dinner, with pressure in forehead.


      Dulness and dizziness.

Inner Head

      Pressing pain over eyes, worse on stooping.

Outer Head

      Skin of forehead sensitive to touch.


      Look as after weeping; smarting in canthi and redness of conjunctivae.

Profuse smarting tears in the open air.

Upper lids red and puffy.


      Hissing sound when passing hand over ear, when talking or forcibly inspiring through nose.

Fine rising in right ear when blowing nose, squeaking. as if air was forced through mucus.

Otalgia, with lancinating pain.

Dry herpes, with white scales, on and behind the ears.


      Nasal polypus.

Tingling in the nose, frequent sneezing, followed by coryza.

Large, irregular pieces discharged from the nose; foul breath. Ozaena.


      Frequent sensation of flushes of heat, but with paleness.

Burning, itching rash on forehead and upper part of face, worse in the evening and from warmth.

Lower Face

      Deep furrow, on either side of under lip, with elevated edges.


      Violent tearing in roots and gums of right lower incisors.

Tongue etc.

      Mouldy taste after hawking mucus.

Smarting, as from pepper, at root of tongue.


      Much mucus and saliva.


      Tearing and scraping in fauces, worse left side.

stinging or pressing, hindering swallowing.

Eating and Drinking

      After eating : After dinner : After nursing, jerking hiccough and empty belching.

After drinking, cutting colic.

Nausea and Vomiting

      Gulping of bitter tasting food.

Vomits dark green masses; hiccough, with a stitch through

stomach to back.


      Anxious oppression, or empty feeling and rumbling in the stomach.


      Dull pressing as from incarcerated flatulence.

Stool etc.

      Diarrhoea with crying and emaciation in children.

Ascarides, with creeping and itching and nightly restlessness; worse from warmth of bed.


      Increased secretion of pale urine.

Male Sexual Organs

      Sexual desire decreased.

Pressing, drawing sensation from abdomen into cords and testicles.


      Dryness, causing hawking; hissing sound when inhaling.


      Stitches in the right chest when inhaling; catarrhal asthma, especially in the aged.

Sensation of oppression (without affecting the breathing).


      Dry short, from tickling in upper part of trachea, which is worse from coughing.

Upper Limbs

      Burning in the finger-tips. Panaritium.

Lower Limbs

      Ingrowing toe-nails (right Great toe).

with ulceration; better moving.

Limbs in General

      Rheumatic pains mostly in bones and joints, worse evenings, better moving.

Limbs go to sleep, with tingling, when sitting.

Position etc.

      motion :. Sitting :. Stooping :.


      Nervous, irritable. trembling.


      Restless sleep, excited; also from ascarides.


      Morning : not refreshed. Noon debility. Evening :, Night :.

Temperature and Weather

      Warmth : Open air : Desire to exercise on the open air, which does not fatigue.

Chill Fever Sweat

      Chilliness: from want of animal heat; after eating or from talking about unpleasant things.

Increased heat and exaltation in the evening, with great loquacity.


      Right :, Left :.

Contact Injuries etc.

      Touch :.


      Sensation as from flea-bites.

Rash, burning, itching.

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.