Uva-Ursi 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…


Arctostaphylos Uva-ursi, Spreng. Natural order: Ericaceae. Common name: Bearberry. Preparation: Tincture or trituration of the dried leaves and fruit.


Slight vertiginous affection of the head (after thirty minutes. Slight headache continued till near the close of the experiment (after twenty minutes). Slight headache (after twenty minutes). A slight headache, which went off in the course of half an hour (after twenty-five minutes).


Flushing in the face (after twenty-five minutes), (after thirty minutes).

Urinary organs

Urinary troubles. Burning after the discharge of slimy urine. Involuntary discharge of urine. Bloody urine. Green urine.


Uneasy tightness, with a sensation of weight at the chest.

Heart and Pulse

Pulse 69 (before the experiment); 70 (after five minutes); 69, and continued smaller through the experiment (after ten minutes); 70 (after fifteen and twenty minutes); 68 (after twenty-five minutes); 69 (after thirty minutes); 66 (after thirty-five minutes); 65 (after forty and forty-five minutes); 62 (after fifty minutes); 64 (after fifty-five minutes); 63 (after sixty minutes); 62 (after sixty-five minutes); 64 (after seventy minutes); 62 (after seventy-five and eighty minutes). Pulse 78 (before the experiment); the same (after five minutes); 73 (after ten minutes); 75 (after fifteen and twenty minutes); 72 (After twenty-five minutes); 73 (after thirty minutes); 74 (after thirty-five minutes); 73 (after forty minutes); 72 (after forty- five, fifty and fifty-five minutes); 74 (after sixty minutes); 73 (after sixty-five minutes); 72 (after seventy minutes); 73 (after seventy-five minutes); 69 (after eighty, eighty-five, and ninety minutes); 71 (after ninety-five minutes); 68 (after one hundred minutes); 72 (after one hundred and five minutes). In the forepart of the experiment, there was a small increase in the fullness of the pulse, which afterwards became smaller. Pulse 66 (before the experiment); 69 (after five minutes); 72 (after ten minutes); 74, and fuller (after fifteen minutes); 69 (after twenty minutes); 68 (after twenty-five and thirty minutes); 67 (after thirty-five minutes); 67, and much reduced in force (after forty minutes); 63 (after forty-five and fifty minutes); 64 (after fifty-five minutes); 63, weak and flowing (after sixty minutes); 63 (after sixty-five minutes); 60 (after seventy and seventy-five minutes); 63 (after eighty minutes); 65 and fuller (after eighty-five minutes); 63 (after ninety minutes); 64 (after ninety-five minutes); 66 (after one hundred minutes). Pulse 73 (before experiment); 78, and considerably fuller (after five minutes); 74, and much harder (after ten minutes); 73 (after fifteen minutes); 68 (after twenty and twenty-five minutes); 66 (after thirty minutes); 67 (after thirty-five minutes); 68 (after forty minutes); 65 (after forty- five minutes); 66 (after fifty minutes); 65 (after fifty-five minutes); 67 (after sixty minutes); 66 (after sixty-five minutes); 65 (after seventy minutes); 68 (after seventy-five minutes); 72 (after eighty and eighty five minutes); 73 (after ninety five minutes); 73 (after ninety minutes); 70 (after ninety and one hundred minutes);72 (after one hundred and five minutes). Pulse 76 (before the experiment); 78 (after five minutes); 78, and not so full (after ten minutes); 74, irregular and small (after fifteen minutes); 72 (after twenty minutes); 70 (after twenty-five minutes); 76, and very small (after thirty minutes); 74 (after thirty-five minutes); 73 (after forty minutes);68 (after five-five and sixty minutes); it remained at 68 for an hour afterwards. Pulse 73 (before the experiment); 77, and somewhat fuller (after five minutes); 75 (after ten minutes); 76 (after fifteen minutes); 73 (after twenty minutes); 75 (after twenty-five and thirty minutes); 74 (after thirty-five minutes); 77, weak and soft (after forty minutes); 78 (after forty-five minutes); 76 (after fifty and fifty-five minutes); 77 (after sixty minutes); 76 (after sixty-five minutes); 77, and much fuller (after seventy minutes); 78 (after seventy-five minutes); 76 (after one hundred minutes).

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.