Aethusa 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 names: Fool’s Parsley; (Fr). Petite Cigue; (Germ). Gleisse,.


Aethusa cynapium, L.

Natural order: Umbelliferae.

Hundspetersilie; (Ital). Cicuta minore.

Preparation: Tincture, from the whole flowering plant.



Liable to transports of rage.




Delirium, mania.

Imagined she saw rats run across the room.

Delirium; he imagines he sees dogs and cats.

Delirium; he jumps out of window.

Hilarity, talkativeness, facetiousness.

Very lively (second day); (seems to be secondary action).

In the forenoon, gay, good-tempered; in the afternoon, sad and anxious.

Toward noon, better mood.

Sadness, when alone.

The disposition becomes retiring and tearful, as in nostalgia.

Anxiety and dejection.


Restless anxiety. Great anxiety and restlessness; soon afterward violent pains in the head and abdomen.



Very cross and fretful (afternoons).

Fretful and cross in open air; after re-entering the room, better (a quarter of an hour).

She looks very fretful and serious and does not speak willingly, during heat of head.

Awkwardness; discontent, even to vexation.

Excessive sensitiveness.

Very great and long-lasting nervous susceptibility.

A fixed idea, which she cannot throw off, of a garment made the day previous; she also dreamed of it.

Slowness or unsettled state of his ideas, even to absence of thought.

Loss of comprehension; a king of stupefaction, as if there was a barrier between his organs of sense and external objects.




Perfectly unconscious (boy aged 8).


The child lay unconscious.

He lies stretched out, without consciousness.


Head confused; brain feels bound up (two and a half hours).

The head is confused during the coryza.

The head is heavy and confused.

Somewhat stupid in the head, like intoxication, soon after taking. Feeling in the head as if shattered (afternoons).


Vertigo in the open air.

Vertigo when sitting down, aggravated on trying to rise from his seat.

Vertigo after the colic.

Vertigo after every new dose; disappears in open air.

Vertigo even in open air; must lean against something so as not to fall.

Vertigo with sleepiness; eyes will close (soon after).

Vertigo with sleepiness, on sitting and after rising up (a quarter of an hour).

Sudden attack of vertigo on sitting; disappears after rising (second day).

The vertigo is more especially felt toward midday.

Giddiness in the head.

Giddiness and oppressive headache.

Dizziness; he cannot keep upright.

Dizziness, with headache.

Dizziness and sleepiness.

Violent headache.


Frequent headache.

Pains in head.

Great pain.

Headache, with green vomiting.

Most horrible pains in head, stomach, and abdomen.

The pains in the head stop for awhile, when eating, but soon return.

The pains of the head return periodically, and are often accompanied with pale face, trembling in the jaws and pains in the precordial region.

The pains of the head are felt especially when he wakes up; they are easily brought on by getting chilled; sleep causes them to cease, and they are ameliorated by emission of flatulence.

Heat in head and burning in face, for half an hour (one and a half hours).

Heat rushes to the head, with increased warmth in whole body, redness of face, and relief of vertigo (second day).

Flushes of heat in the head, with increased bodily warmth.

Feeling of tension in the head.

Beating and sticking in whole head (afternoons).

Tearings and shootings in different direction in the head.

Tearing pain in the head.

On entering a room, a hustling, now here, now there, in the head, though only for a short time.

Throbbing in the head.

Headache; throbbing in head, on entering a room from open air (seventh day).

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.