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

      Lungwort Lichen. Burdick. Lichens.


      General confusion of ideas, inability to concentrate them.

Feels as if she must talk, whether listened to or not.

Inner Head

      Dull sensation in head, with sharp pains in vertex, side of face and lower jaw.

Darting in temporal region.

Dull heavy pressure in forehead and root of nose.

Catarrhal headache before discharge sets in.

Sick headache; must lie down, worse from sight and noise; nausea and vomiting, nearly to faintness.


      Burning of eyelids, with soreness of ball in closing lids or turning eyes.

Profuse mild discharge; catarrhal conjunctivitis.


      Constant need to blow nose, but no discharge results.

Feeling of fulness and heavy pressure at root of nose; tingling in right side of nose; loss of smell; dry coryza.

Excessive and painful dryness of mucous membrane; secretions dry rapidly, forming scabs difficult to dislodge. Influenza.


      Darting pains in side of face.

Lower Face

      Darting pains in lower jaw.


      Soft palate feels like dry leather, causing painful deglutition.


      Dull pain in right hypochondrium. Catarrh.

Full feeling in left hypochondrium.


      Rumbling as if full of yeast, with severe pain from sternum to spine.


      Dry, worse evening and night, can neither sleep nor lie down; dry, noisy; spasmodic stage of whooping cough; severe, dry, racking, caused by tickling in right side of trachea, below larynx; biting frontal headache; loose morning, less free during day; pain left side, below scapula; tickling in larynx and bronchi; incessant, wearing or racking, in consumptives; croupy.


      Oppression of chest and feeling of a hard mass there; hard, racking cough, excited by inspiration.

Heart Pulse

      Dull, oppressive pain in cardiac region.

Outer Chest

      Pulsation along right side of sternum, of abdomen.

Upper Limbs

      Hands sweat profusely.

Lower Limbs

      Bursitis, especially about knee.

Limbs in General

      Darting pain in arms, fingers, joints, thighs, toes.

Swelling and stiffness of hands and feet.

Heat and circumscribed redness of joints; inflammatory rheumatism.

Position etc.

      Must talk : Closing eyelids or turning eyes : Cannot lie down :. Must lie down : Must hold feet and legs (to prevent dancing and jumping) :.


      As soon as night came, her feet and legs would dance and jump around in spite of her; had to hold them; hysteria, after loss of blood.

Legs, as if floating in air; she felt light and airy, without any sensation of resting on the bed.

General feeling of dulness and malaise, and when a catarrh is coming on.


      Sleepless : from nervousness or from cough; after surgical operations.


      Morning : Evening and night : Day : Night :.


      Right :, Left :, From before backward :, Above downward :.

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.