Arum Dracunculus

Arum Dracunculus 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….


A. dracunculus, Willd.

Natural order: Araceae.

Preparation: Tincture from the root.

General symptoms

Styptic and metallic taste, mingled with bitterness at the back of the mouth.

Prickings as with thorns in the fingers of the right hand.

Feeling as if the hand were plunged among nettles.

On rubbing the fingers together, sensation as if a vast number of stings were driven perpendicularly into them.

Pain in the right index finger, as if it were forcibly pulled.

Pricking, mingled with intolerable itching, in the fingers.

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.