Delphinus 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….


Natural order of animals, Cetaceae. The Dolphin from the mouth of Amazon. Preparation: Trituration of the hide.


Headache (second day).


A pain passing quickly along the right eyebrow (first day).


Bleeding from the left nostril (before taking the drug, he bled from the right nostril), (third day).


Dry lips (second day).


Clammy mouth (second day).


Eructations (first day). Acidity of the stomach (fourth day). Sensation of much air in the stomach, with rumbling in the bowels (first day).


Slight pain at the navel (after five minutes), (first day). Hard abdomen, especially on the right side, where he feels as if there were a ball, painful when touched, in the evening (second day). The hardness felt in the right side of the abdomen has passed to the left side (third day). Severe colic, with soft, sour-smelling stools (second day). (The hernia protrudes less forcibly when he laughs), (first day).


Itching at the anus, as from worms (fourth day).

Sexual organs

Very violent erections, with strong sexual desire (fourth day).

Respiratory organs

(He has not been troubled with suffocation, and the cough is less), (second day). (Cough continues), (third day). Paroxysms of cough, with suffocation (fourth day).


All the bones of the thorax are affected with rheumatic pains (fourth day).


Pain in the loins (on rising in the morning), (first day); (second and third days).

Extremities in General

Violent, smarting, and excoriating pains, passing from the right thigh to the heel, then to the right shoulder; these pains are aggravated by contact (first day).

Inferior Extremities

On moving the right toes, the bones crack, as if they were notched (first day).


Sleep restless and disturbed (third 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.