Antimonium chloridum or muriaticum

Antimonium Chloridum Or Muriaticum 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….


Antimonious chloride, SbCl3.

(Butter of antimony). (The white powder exposed to the air becomes yellowish (“powder of Algaroth”), owing to formation of the trioxide).

Preparation: Trituration.





Eyes somewhat reddened.

Eyes sunken.

Pupils dilated and inactive.

Pupils dilated, insensible.


Countenance pale; features collapsed.

Features set.


Mouth filled with tenacious transparent mucus.

Numerous abrasions on mucous membrane of mouth and fauces, with slight fever.

Tongue clean.

Tongue dry in centre.

Unable to speak for some minutes.


Great pain in throat.

Severe pain in throat and fauces.

Sense of burning in throat.

Severe burning pain in throat, with difficulty in swallowing.

Heat and uneasiness in mouth and throat, with pain on swallowing.

In the throat, severe burning pain (increased by deglutition), extending in a less degree along the oesophagus to the stomach.

Fauces inflamed.


Incessant efforts to vomit, and frequent abortive desire to defecate, with cold skin.

Nausea, vomiting.

Incessant vomiting.

Vomiting for two hours, followed by prostration.

Severe burning pain in stomach.


Burning pain in epigastrium, and tumefaction of abdomen.

Excruciating griping pains in abdomen.

Tenderness of abdomen to touch, with sensation of burning.

Respiratory Apparatus.

Respiration very slightly apparent.

Seems choked.

Respiration heavy.

Heart and Pulse.

Pulse rises to 120, with sleepiness.

Pulse small, accelerated, very feeble, or hard.

Pulse 80, small.

Pulse 80, small, rather firm.



General weakness.

Great or complete prostration of strength.



Skin pale and cold.

Skin cold.

Skin cold and clammy.

Sleep and Dreams.

Drowsy; must be raised before he answers, which he does rationally.


Slight feverishness.

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.