Abies Canadensis

Abies Cannadensis homeopathy medicine – drug proving symptoms from Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica by TF Allen, published in 1874. It has contributions from R Hughes, C Hering, C Dunham, and A Lippe….

Common name: Hemlock (Spruce).


Natural order: Coniferae.

Preparation: Tincture of the bark and young buds.


Mind quiet, careless, but easily fretted.



A tipsy feeling, a swimming of the head; he feels light headed.

(Hale’s New Remedies, 3rd edition).


A feeling like that produced by a stye in the outer canthus of left eye.


Dryness of the mouth.


Hungry. A tendency to eat far beyond the capacity for digestion. (Gatchell, in Hale’s New Remedies). Great appetite, with rumbling in stomach and bowels after eating. Great craving for meat, pickles, and other coarse food, with hungry gnawing at the epigastrium. Some thirst. Stomach swelled, burning. Belching. Distension of the epigastrium, with increased action of the heart. (Gatchell, in Hale’s New Remedies). Weak at the epigastrium. Gnawing, hungry faint feeling at the epigastrium. (Gatchell, in Hale’s New Remedies).


Feeling as if the right lung and liver were small and hard; as if bile were deficient. Irritable feeling in the splenic region.

Sick feeling in the bowels.

Stool and Anus.

Rectum burns. Constipation.

Urinary Organs.

Urinates frequently day and night. Urine straw-colored.

Sexual Organs.

Thinks womb soft and feeble (thinks would cause abortion).

Sore feeling at the fundus of the uterus; relieved by pressing.

Respiratory Apparatus.

Breathing labored.

Heart and Pulse.

Action of heart labored.

Neck and Back.

Feeling as of cold water between the shoulders. Weak in the sacral region.

Upper Extremities.

Pain behind the right shoulder blade. Hands cold, shrunken.

Lower Extremities.

Lies with the knees drawn up.


Twitching of muscles. Bloated. Wants to lie down all the time.

Excessively weak. Very faint, as if the top of the head were congested; drunken feeling.


Skin clammy.

Sleep and Dreams.

Gaping, drowsy. Great restlessness at night, with tossing from side to side.


Cold, shivering all over, as if the blood turned to ice water.

Chills down the back.

TF Allen
Dr. Timothy Field Allen, M.D. ( 1837 - 1902)

Born in 1837in Westminster, Vermont. . He was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy
Dr. Allen compiled the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica over the course of 10 years.
In 1881 Allen published A Critical Revision of the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica.