Antimonium sulphuratum auratum

Antimonium Sulphuratum Auratum 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….


Antimonic per sulphide, Sb2S5.Golden sulphuret of antimony.

Preparation: Trituration.




Head confused.Confused on account of the severe urging in the abdomen.

Pressive headache.

Forepart of the head affected.

Forehead feels confused.

Headache one sided, especially in the left temporal region.


A reddish swelling behind the right ear (on the third day), which leaves behind a redness and scruffiness.


Increased mucous secretion from nose.Increased mucus from nose and throat.

Violent coryza with loss of smell.

Nasal catarrh, with impeded respiration, in the morning.

Catarrh and fluent coryza, with a confused head, impeded respiration, and impaired appetite.

Bleeding from nose on washing.


Pressive, boring, tearing toothache.Tongue very thickly coated yellow.

Pasty mouth and taste in the morning.

Much saliva and water collected in the mouth.

Taste pasty.

Taste very flat, pasty.

Taste pasty, with a slimy coated tongue.

Taste was sweetish, bitter, and flat.


Mucus from the throat becomes offensive to smell.Increased mucous secretion in back of throat.

Pressure and tensive feeling in the throat, especially at the larynx.

Pressure in the throat as if a plug stuck in it.

In the morning, scratching, rough feeling in the throat.

Severe scraping pain in the throat, especially in the larynx.

Burning and heat in the fauces.


Appetite increased to decided hunger (four grains).Appetite lost.

Weak stomach, disordered digestion, with nausea.

Almost loathing of food, with no appetite.

Fullness in the stomach.

Pressure in the stomach.

Pressure in the epigastric region.

Pressure in pit of stomach.


Pressure and fullness in the umbilical region.Abdomen tense, sensitive, especially about the navel.

Burning, sticking sensation on the whole left side, especially of the left lumbar muscles.

Abdomen tense, full.

Twisting in the intestines very sensitive.

Great sensitiveness in the colon, and especially at the anus.

Tensive drawing pain in the groins.

Stool and Anus.

Constant urging to stool.Passage of much flatus, with sudden urging to stool, followed by a stool at first solid, then bright yellow, pasty, then violent colic and rumbling around the navel.

Stool half solid, half soft.

Stool of hard faeces passed with unusual difficulty.

Constipation, with tenesmus and burning pains in the anus.

Urinary Organs.

In the urethra a tickling and twitching sensation, with increased urine.Increased evacuation of urine, with much tensive and tickling sensation in the penis.

Urine increased, reddish-brown.

Urine increased, reddish-brown (one-half grain).

Urine increased, dark-red (contained traces of Antimony after six grains).

Sexual Organs.

The scrotum itches more severely toward morning, followed by some reduces; the next day a dry pustulous eruption develops, with constipation (four grains).The itching and eruption on the scrotum extended more toward the perineum (second day).

Sexual desire unusually excited.

Extraordinary sensitiveness of the genitals.

Respiratory Apparatus.

Tickling as from mucus in the larynx and air-passages.Tickling as from mucus in the larynx, without ability to expectorate mucus.

Increased secretion of tough mucus, during the restless night.

Increased mucous secretion, with fullness in the bronchi, and full, hard breathing.

Accumulation of tough mucus in the bronchi and larynx.

Fullness in the bronchi.

Bronchi feel full, with difficult respiration.

Pressure and constriction in the bronchial tubes.

Increased mucous expectoration, mixed with blood, of a sweetish taste.

Respiration embarrassed.

Respiration difficult.

Respiration difficult, full.


Heaviness in the praecordium and apprehensiveness.

Heart and Pulse.

Pulse in the morning 60, evening 70 (two grains the evening previous).Pulse soft.

Pulse small, suppressed.

Neck and Back.

Tensive, pressing feeling in the cervical vertebrae, neck, and ribs.

Extremities in General.

Tensive feeling in the muscles of the shoulder and thigh.Stiff, tensive pains in the joints, mornings.

Constant drawing, tearing pains in the joints.

Rheumatic pains in the joints.

Upper Extremities.

Arms heavy in the morning.Painful immobility of the left arm.

Rheumatic pains in the joints of the arms.

Boring tearing in the joints of the arm and hand.

Pressive, tensive pain in the left shoulder-joint.

Twitchings, like electric shocks, through both ulnar nerves, especially in the elbow-joint.

Pressure and heaviness in the bones of the forearm.

Swelling of the fingers.

Tensive swollen feeling of the fingers.

Sleep and Dreams.

Deep sleep with sweat (four grains).Sleep soporous, not refreshing.

Extremely broken soporous sleep.

Sleep quiet till midnight, then sudden waking, with confused head and pressure above the forehead toward the vertex.

Sudden waking after midnight, with great excitement and restlessness; unusually excited sexual desire; after this the sleep was light.

Slept only three hours, suddenly awoke with a heavy, confused head, pressure in the stomach, difficult breathing, fullness of the bronchi, restless tossing about, skin very active with slight warmth, and even sweat over the whole body.

Sleep dreamy.

Sleep dreamy, wakes after midnight with dull headache (six grains).

Sleep dreamy, with sudden waking after midnight, with very much increased gouty and rheumatic troubles of upper and lower extremities.

Sleep very dreamy, frequent waking with a much-confused head, peculiar sensitive tension and dulness in the cerebrum (ten grains).

Heaviness and weariness of the lower extremities.

Tensive rheumatic troubles in the hip-joint and inguinal region.

Slight swelling of the ankles, and especially of the knee.


In the morning, sense of great weakness and prostration.


Pustules, elevated, dry, on the inner surface of the thighs, which itch, feel tense, pain on walking, and involve the whole leg in sympathy; they remain three weeks, when they dry and desquamate.Itching of the skin, especially of the scrotum and inner surfaces of the thighs.


Vivid dreams and sudden waking after midnight, with great restlessness, drawing, tensive, rheumatic pains over the whole thorax and spine; difficult and noisy respiration, with profuse secretion of mucus.Sleep with anxious dreams.


General chilliness, with shivering down over the whole spine.Heat and cold alternate.

Chills, alternate with heat, toward evening.

Moderate sweat at night.

Conditions.- Aggravation.

(Morning), Nasal catarrh, etc.; pasty mouth mouth, etc.; scratching, rough feeling in throat; pains in joints; arms heavy; great weakness, etc. (Toward evening), Chills, alternating with heat.(Night), Moderate sweat.

(Midnight), sudden waking, etc. (After midnight), Sudden waking, etc. (Toward morning), Scrotum itches.

(Washing), Bleeding from nose.

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.