Symptoms and hints related to Intellection from the Hahnemann’s therapeutic hints by R.E. Dudgeon, originally published in 1894. …

Flow of thoughts, excessive- RHS.

Intrusion of irrepressible ideas, at 3 a.m. – NX.V.

Weakness of head – CON Unsteadiness of mind- NA-C.

Mental activity impaired-LYC.

Difficulty of understanding what is read or spoken- NA-C.

-of thinking -ALM., CAL., -NA-C., PET., RHS., SIL.

-of thinking and confused head-SUL.

Diminished thinking power-AM-C.

Inability to think-NA-M.

Incapacity for mental work and confusion of head-SEP.

-with low spirits, and laziness of mind and body-PH-X.

Absence of mind-OLN.

Forgetfulness-ALM., CON.

Memory, weakness of- NA-M., PET., SEP.

-lack of -HYO., K-CA., PET., SIL., STR., SUL., ZIN Speech often suddenly stopping-MAG.

Imbecility-AETH., LOL., stupor-CAM.

Unconscious, falls down- AUR.

Sufferings from mental labour -GRP., LYC., NA-C.

-from reading and writing- SIL.

Religious fixed ideas-SUL.

-feelings, want of -COL.

Insanity-STR., VER.

Mental derangement-HEL., HYO.

–stupid -HYO.

–characterized by obstinacy, cunning, disobedience, wish to run away-DIG.

Mania- BEL., LAU.

-after sunstroke -HYO.

-apathetic – CAM.

-with unintelligible talking (prophesying, gift of unknown tongues) and convulsions of limbs.- SOL.


-alternating with melancholia – STR.

Mania, gaiety, alternating with despair- ACO.



-with convulsions-STR.

Nymphomania- HYO.

Demonia- STR.

Delusions attended with spasmodic movements of limbs -STR.

Illusion that he sees a wolf.-BEL.

-that he sees persons who are not there, on waking, m- SUL.

Feeling as if he had two mills, one counteracting the other -ANA.

-as if the mild had no connection with the body- ANA.

Delirium from excessive pain -VER.

furious, with convulsions after delivery- VER.

Grimaces, while talking- BEL.

Desire to bite BEL.

R.E. Dudgeon
Robert Ellis Dudgeon 1820 – 1904 Licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 1839, Robert Ellis Dudgeon studied in Paris and Vienna before graduating as a doctor. Robert Ellis Dudgeon then became the editor of the British Journal of Homeopathy and he held this post for forty years.
Robert Ellis Dudgeon practiced at the London Homeopathic Hospital and specialised in Optics.
Robert Ellis Dudgeon wrote Pathogenetic Cyclopaedia 1839, Cure of Pannus by Innoculation, London and Edinburgh Journal of Medical Science 1844, Hahnemann’s Organon, 1849, Lectures on the Theory & Practice of Homeopathy, 1853, Homeopathic Treatment and Prevention of Asiatic Cholera 1847, Hahnemann’s Therapeutic Hints 1847, On Subaqueous Vision, Philosophical Magazine, 1871, The Influence of Homeopathy on General Medical Practice Since the Death of Hahnemann 1874, Repertory of the Homeopathic Materia Medica, 2 vols 1878-81, The Human Eye Its Optical Construction, 1878, Hahnemann’s Materia Medica Pura, 1880, The Sphygmograph, 1882, Materia Medica: Physiological and Applied 1884, Hahnemann the Founder of Scientific Therapeutics 1882, Hahnemann’s Organon 1893 5th Edition, Prolongation of Life 1900, Hahnemann’s Lesser Writing.