Aristolochia Milhomens

Aristolochia Milhomens 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 name: Brazilian snake-root.


A. cymbifera, Mart.

Natural order: Aristolochiacae.

Preparation: Tincture from the flower.


The head is burning hot.

Head heavy.

Acute lancination in the head.

Throbbing in the right frontal eminence for a minute.

His temples are very sensitive to touch during the whole day.

Sensation of torpor at the vertex.

Acute lancination in the left side of the head.

Severe lancination behind the head.

Shooting in the cerebellum.

Sensation of torpor in the cerebellum.


Excoriations of the lips and gums.

Excoriations of the lips and gums, as on the second day.

Mouth pasty through the whole morning.



Complete anorexia.

Want of appetite.


Great thirst, with bitterness of the mouth.

Continual thirst and bitter mouth.

Borborygmus in the stomach and intestines.

Fullness of the stomach.

Pain at the scrobiculus.


Pain in the right groin.

Stool and Anus.

Burning pains at the anus.

Colic, followed by a stool, at first soft, then diarrhoeic, twice in succession.

Easy stool.

Urinary Organs.

He makes water more frequently than usual.

Sexual Organs.

Itching on the skin of the prepuce.

Pricking in the right testicle.


Bruised pain over the left pectoral muscle, which is sensitive to the touch at night.

Pain in the right side.

Heart and Pulse.

Lancinating pain at the apex of the heart, which takes away his breath at night.

Neck and Back.

Painful spot under the scapula, as if from having received a blow.

Sharp pain between the shoulders.

Uneasiness in the lumbar region.

Dull pain at the lower part of the lumbar region, and in the hypogastrium.

Acute pain in the sacro-lumbar region.

Upper Extremities.

The upper and lower parts of the left arm are painful to the touch.

Itching above the bend of the right arm.

Pain in the hypothenar eminence of the right hand.

Stinging in the hypothenar eminence of the left hand.

Pain in the dorsal portion of the left index.

Pricking in the joint of the first phalanx of the little.

Lower Extremities.

The leg is swollen and violet-colored in the morning; it becomes inflamed by fatigue, and turns blackish-red towards evening.

The whole leg is covered by large, irregular patches, formed by extravasated blood.

The pains in the legs continue.

Stiffness of the leg, with impossibility of standing up for a few minutes.

Swelling of the left leg.

The left leg is red and inflamed.

Lancinations through the whole extent of the left inferior extremity.

Pricking on the internal surface of the right leg.

Itching on the anterior part of the right leg.

Uneasiness, then pricking, in the thighs.

Malaise, as if something were collected in the internal part of the right leg above the knee.

Acute pain in the right thigh.

Smarting on the internal superior part of the right thigh.

Pricking in the right thigh.

Itching on the right thigh.

Itching on the internal surface of the left thigh.

Bruised pain in the left knee.

Bruised pain under the left patella.

Painful lancinations in the internal part of the left knee.

The upper part of the left leg is painful to the touch.

Prick as from a pin in the lower part of the left leg.

Swelling of the lower part of the calf.

Cramplike pains in the left tendo-Achillis.

Uneasiness in the lower part of the tendo-Achillis.

Prick under the heel.

The malleoli appear swollen.

Partial swellings around the malleoli.

Malaise after waking in the morning; he cannot go to sleep again; he feels as if something incommoded him about the malleoli for several hours; this pain increases, becoming a bruised pain.

Feeling as if the lower part of the right leg had a tendency to fall down upon the malleoli, as a stocking might do; he often carries his hand there as if to raise it up.

Pain above the right internal malleolus.

Cramplike pain in the right internal malleolus.

Lancinations in the lower part of the right leg and internal malleolus.

Persistent pain above the left internal malleolus.

Disagreeable sensation behind the left internal malleolus.

Lancinations in the anterior part of the left external malleolus.

The left leg is painful as if excoriated; the pain passes to the right Internal malleolus and becomes more acute.

Itching on the left external malleolus.

Itching on the left internal malleolus.


Prickings in different parts of the body.

Sleep and Dreams.

Disturbed rest.

Unquiet sleep.


Disgusting dreams.

He dreams that he can neither eat nor drink nor walk.

He drams of a sheep and a dog covered with red scarves; the former, elevated above the ground, shook his head, and was seized by the dog in the middle of his back; the dog himself was suspended by the back by a man accompanied by many other individuals; afterwards, a very amorous dreams, with pollution.

Conditions.- Aggravation.

(Morning), Mouth pasty; leg swollen, etc.; after waking, malaise.

(Towards Evening), Leg becomes inflamed, etc.

(Night), Left pectoral muscle sensitive; pain at apex of the heart.

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.