Anthrakokali 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….


Prepared by the action of Caustic Potash upon Funfkirchen coal.

(See Hom. Dispensatory).


Tongue soon furred, with nauseous taste.

Furred tongue, appetite lost, nausea.

Tongue furred, with vomiting and colic.

Dryness of mouth and throat.

Taste unpleasant.

Taste nauseous.


Pain in throat, with coated tongue.

Burning in throat with slight dysphagia.

Burning in throat, soon followed by anorexia, nauseous taste, and violent colic, without diarrhoea (after ten days repeated doses).

Dysphagia and dryness of the throat.


Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, colic, and flatulence.

Burning thirst.

Almost unquenchable thirst.

Nausea after eating.

Nausea, with intercurrent vomiting.

Vomiting bilious, mixed with blackish mucus.

Sensation of warmth in stomach.

Cramps in the stomach, and colic pains.


Violent burning, deep in the abdomen.

Violent colic, increased at night, so that he had to apply a cataplasm, which relieved (seventh day).

Colic, borborygmi, tympanitic distension of the abdomen.

Colic, borborygmi.

Stool and Anus.

Diarrhoea three times a day.

Diarrhoea instead of usual constipation.

Copious diarrhoea, with colic and borborygmi.

Diarrhoea for several days, with increased urine.

Two fluid stools.

Stool pasty, preceded by colic and borborygmi.

Urinary Organs.

Burning in urethra on urinating.

Ischuria; urine pale.

Urine profuse.

Profuse watery urine.

Copious evacuation of pale, clear urine.

Urine less profuse.

Urine pale, acid, profuse.

Peculiar odor to the urine.

Sexual Organs.

Frequent erections.

Heart and Pulse.

Pulse and temperature feverish.


Feels generally sick.

Weakness of whole body and restlessness, with heaviness of the head.


Creeping chills alternating with heat followed by slight sweat, with accelerated pulse.

Increased warmth of body at evening, with accelerated full pulse.

Warmth and heat sensation, beginning in the throat, and extending down to the stomach; from hence it migrated to the skin where it did not remain long; was not followed by sweat.

Moist skin.

Copious sweat in the evening, lasting till morning, with restlessness, headache, prostration, and accelerated pulse.

Copious sweat, with slight vascular excitement (sixteenth day).

Moderate night-sweat, beginning at evening, with sleeplessness and excited pulse.

The burning of the skin was (on eighth day) followed by nightly sweat (continued several days).

Nightly sweat returning every twenty-four hours, as long as the proving lasts, without itching of the skin.

Profuse night-sweat, with headache, and accelerated pulse (thirteenth day after increasing doses).

Profuse night-sweats, and renewed diarrhoea, which again ceased without stopping the dosing (seventh day).

Copious night-sweat, with loss of sleep, and excessive restlessness, but relief of the pain in the abdomen.

Profuse warm night-sweat, with confusion of the head.

No sweat.

Conditions.- Aggravations.

(Evening), Warmth of body, etc.; copious sweat.

(Night), Colic; profuse sweats, etc.

(After eating), Nausea.

(Urinating), Burning in urethra.


(Cataplasm), Colic.

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.