Aphis chenopodii glauci

Aphis Chenopodii Glauci 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….


Insect belonging to the Aphidae.

The plant lice from Chenopodium glaucum.


Headache violent, pressing, especially in the forehead, worse on each movement; it feels as if the brain swashed hither and thither; now and then a deep seated pain in the occiput (ninth day).


Burning of the lids, for several successive evening.


Painful tearing transient alternately in each ear (first day).


Eruption on the right nostril and left upper lip, with burning pain, as in coryza (second day).

Sneezing (second day).

Fluent coryza (second and third days).

Fluent coryza in the evening, with a pulse of 85 (third day).

Fluent coryza, with burning at the nostrils (fifth day).

Coryza, with burning biting on the nostrils, especially on the septum (seventh day).


Face pale, inclining to yellow (fourth day).

Flushes of heat in the face, with confusion of the head, as in threatening coryza (seventh day).

Great inclination to sweat in the face (first day).

Dryness of the lips (eight day).

Dry lips in the morning (fourth day).


Tearing drawing pain in a hollow back tooth, towards noon; it gradually increased and spread to the other teeth on the right side, to the ear, temple, and the cheek-bones; worse in bed, and only relieved by a general warm sweat, after some hours (twelfth day).

Painful vesicle on the tip of the tongue (twelfth day).

Breath warm (eight day).

Dryness of mouth and throat with frequent accumulation of mucus, several days.

Increased warmth in the mouth; the breath is warmer (fourth day).

Inflammation of the palate (second day).

Scraping sensation in the palate (first day).

Constantly increasing collection of mucus in the mouth and throat (fourth day).

Profuse accumulation of insipid mucus in the mouth and fauces (third day).

Increased secretion of frothy mucus in the mouth and throat, and frequent inclination to raise it by hawking (first day).

Accumulation of mucus in the mouth (of an unpleasant flat taste); frequent hawking from the throat and repeated spitting (second day).


Dryness in the throat causes much thirst (first day).

Burning in the throat (second day).

Cutting burning sensation in the whole throat, particularly in the palate, especially caused by inspiration (first day).

Burning biting pain in the soft palate (eleventh day).


Appetite for meat and bread lost (ninth day).

Thirst (ninth day).

Much thirst at evening (twelfth day).

Frequent eructations of air tasting of the food (daily).


Rumbling of flatus in the bowels, with passage of considerable (third day).

Gurgling of flatus about with some passage of it (fourth day).

Flatus in the bowels causes griping (fifth day).

Dull griping in the intestines from time to time, as if a stool would soon follow, with passage of more flatus than usual (first day).

Painful cutting griping in the small intestines (fourth day).

Frequent colic, griping in the bowels at night (first day).

Stool and Anus.

Several ineffectual urgings to stool (in the rectum and bladder), (eleventh day).

Urging to stool, soon after rising in the morning, with a thin, pasty evacuation; repeated several times through the day, with constantly increasing gripings, burning in the anus and urging to stool (second day).

Two thin stools towards morning with griping and pressure in the rectum (tenth day).

Stool several times thin fluid mucus mixed with flakes of dark blood, with griping and dragging in the rectum, during the forenoon (ninth day).

Stool almost every hour, with griping in the bowels, painful pressing in the rectum, bladder, and urethra (ninth day).

Stool thin, pasty, frothy, with burning in the anus (sixth day).

Stool thin, pasty, acrid, with burning pain in the anus (fifth day).

Stool thin, pasty, preceded by griping in the bowels, accompanied by burning of the anus, and urging to repeated evacuations (third day).

Urinary Organs.

Irritation in the urethra, as from something acrid, compels frequent urinating (second and third days).

Burning in urethra (sixth day).

Urine burns when passing through the urethra (ninth day).

Frequent and profuse urination; urine deep yellow, and slightly foaming (fifth day).

Urine frothy, brownish-red, deposits a thick yellowish sediment (twelfth day).

Respiratory Apparatus.

Painful sensitiveness of the right side of the larynx, externally (first day).

Irritation in the larynx, as from a burning acid, which sometimes causes a cough and frequently hawking (seventh day).

Irritation to cough, in the region of the larynx (second day).

Constant irritation in the larynx to hawk frequently, provokes a cough, which expectorates mucus; the irritation is a tickling burning, sometimes a stinging sensation (fourth day).

Burning, scrapy feeling in the larynx (fifth day).

Tickling, burning sensation in the larynx (fifth day).

Violent sneezing, which pains the larynx (fifth day).

Voice sometimes hoarse and rough, cleared by much hawking (fifth day).

Dry cough, caused by irritation in the throat (fourth day).

Cough from irritation in the larynx, worse from 4 to 6 p. m.

(seventh day).

Heart and Pulse.

Pulse accelerated, (ninth day).

Pulse more accelerated and tense (fourth day).

Pulse accelerated, forenoon, with sensation of burning in the palms of the hands, and inclination to sweat in them (third day).

Extremities in General.

Limbs pain as if bruised, with frequent drawing tearing pains, from above the knee down to the foot, especially on the tibia and in the soles (ninth to thirteenth days).

Lower Extremities.

Tired feeling in the legs, especially in the knees (thirteenth day).

Feet cold up to the knees (ninth day).

Stinging burning pain in the corns, alternating between the little toes (first day).


Feeling of fatigue (fourth day).

Very weak and prostrated at evening (tenth day).

Drawing tearing pains, here and there, especially above the knee (eleventh day).

Pains, drawing tearing, in various parts of the body, shoulders, arms, ears, temples, hollow teeth (ninth day).

Feeling of irritation or congestion in all the pelvic viscera; desire to urinate, to a stool, voluptuous irritation in the prepuce, pressure and urging in the bladder (eighth day).

Sleep and Dreams.

Sleepless night (ninth and tenth days).

Voluptuous dreams, and two emissions (seventh day).


Frequent chilliness over the whole body, especially the back (daily).

Chills run up and down the back (ninth 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.