Bovista symptoms of the homeopathy remedy from Keynotes and Red Line Symptoms by Adolph von Lippe. What are the symptoms of Bovista? Keynote indications and uses of Bovista…


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      Headache (deep in the brain), with a feeling as though the head were enormously large or swollen (F.).

Discharge from the nose and all mucous membranes very tough, stringy and tenacious (Kali bichromicum) (A.).

Pale swelling of the upper lip.

Found it useful in epistaxis. Whether the haemorrhage be associated with menstrual irregularity, or whether it arises from traumatism, Bovista may be the remedy (F.).

Bleeding of the nose early in the morning (during Sleep).

Bad effects of inhalation of charcoal vapours (Arnica, Opium) (F.).

Ebullitions, with much thirst (Aconite, Belladonna, Ferr-P., Sulphur).

Colic : the patient finds relief from bending double after eating (F.).

Intolerance of tight clothing around the waist (Calcarea, Carbo vegetabilis, Lachesis, Lycopodium, Nux vomica, Sulphur( (A.).

Sweat in axilla, smells like onions (Petroleum) (A.).

Bleeding of the gums when sucking them (Amm-C., Carbo vegetabilis, Kali bichromicum, Acid nitricum, Rat., Zincum met.).

Great weakness in the joints (Calcarea, Causticum, Kali carb., Natrum muriaticum).

Haemorrhage: after extraction of teeth (Arnica, Hamamelis, Kreosotum, Millefolium, Trill.) (A.).

Haemorrhages from relaxation of the capillary system; epistaxis or menstrual haemorrhages, where the blood flows with very little exertion; the flow occurs more at night or in the morning (D.).

Diarrhoea: the stools are followed by tenesmus and burning (Sulphur). (F.).

Ineffectual urging to stool (Nux vomica). Diarrhoea before and during menses (Amm- C.) (A.).

Red urine (Belladonna, Lycopodium, Sarsaparilla) (F.).

Frequent desire to urinate, even immediately after urination.

Chilliness predominating during the pain (Arsenicum, Causticum, Pulsatilla, Sepia).

Awkwardness (AEth., Apis., Ignatia, Lachesis, Natrum muriaticum, Nux vomica) (F.).


Inclined to drop things from hands (Apis) (A.).

STUTTERING OR STAMMERING (Belladonna, Lachesis, Stramonium) (F.).

Sad, depressed, and desponding (Aurum, Ignatia, Natrum muriaticum, Pulsatilla, Stann., Sepia).

Weak memory (Agn., Kali-P., Phosphorus).

Dull instruments produce deep impressions on the flesh; for instance, the scissors on the fingers in using them.

FLOW BETWEEN THE PERIODS (Calcarea, Chamomilla, Ipecac., Phosphorus, Rhus toxicodendron, Sabin., Silicea) (B.).

MENSES : FLOW ONLY AT NIGHT; NOT IN THE DAY TIME (Magnesia carb.; only during day, ceases lying – Cact., Causticum, Lil-T.) (A.).

Thick slimy, tenacious, acrid to corrosive leucorrhoea (Kreos, Natrum muriaticum, Sepia). Voluptuous sensation in the female genitalia (Br.).

It produces an eruption much resembling herpes, which bleeds readily (F.).

Eruptions in the corners of the mouth. Eczema in back of the hand (Graphites, Mercurius, Silicea) (Br.).

ITCHING COCCYX (Agaricus, Bar C., Borax, Conium, Fluor-Ac., Graphites, Lycopodium, Petroleum, Spigelia) (B.).


Intolerable itching at tip of coccyx; must scratch till parts become raw and sore (A.).

Acne on the face, worse in summer; due to use of cosmetic (Br.).

The symptoms of asphyxia caused by this remedy are very much like those produced by the fumes of charcoal (Arnica) (F.).

Sleepiness after dinner, and early in the morning (Nux vomica).

Sleepiness after dinner, and early in the morning (Nux vomica).

The heart feels enormously large, with oppression of the chest and palpitation (F.).

Palpitation after a meal (Abies-C., Calcarea, Lycopodium, Pulsatilla) and also during menstruation (F.).

Great weariness of hands and feet (Gelsemium, Kali-P., Phosphorus, Plb., Rhus toxicodendron) (A.).

Objects fall from powerless hands (A.).

Tremor of the hands, with palpitation of the heart and oppressive anxiety.

Objects seem to be too near the eyes (Phys., Rhus toxicodendron Stramonium).

Dim eyes, without lustre (Camph., Lycopodium, Veratrum).

Vertigo and feeling of stupidity in the head on rising (C.).

Vertigo; falls over; momentarily unconscious in the morning (C.).

Discharge of fetid pus from the eras (Asafoetida, Calcarea, Hepar, Mercurius, Silicea, Tell.).

Itching in the ears (Rhus toxicodendron, Sulphur).

Sensation as of a lump of ice in the stomach (Colchicum; sensation as of a burning ball-Belladonna) (G.).

Nausea (in the morning) before breakfast (Alumina, Berberis, Calcarea, Lycopodium, Acid nitricum, Petroleum, Sepia, Tuberculinum) (K.).

Darting pain from perineum to rectum (G.).

Intermittent fever: chill every day from 7 to 10 P.M. (C.).

Chill, after going to bed at night.

Morning sweat, especially on the chest.

Chilliness and heat, with thirst.

Sensation in the wrist-joint, as if sprained.

In the urethra, stinging, itching, burning; the orifice is inflamed, and feels as if glued up (Graphites).

Itching in the rectum, as from worms. Flatulency or rumbling, with constipation.


      At night; during morning; before and during menses; after eating; and when blowing the nose.


      In the day-time; from taking meals; and from bending double.


      Has been used as an antidote to the effects of charcoal fumes (A.).

It also ANTIDOTES effects of local applications of far.

In chronic urticaria use Bovista, when Rhus toxicodendron seemed indicated, but failed to cure.

Compare : Amm-C., Belladonna, Calcarea, Mag-S., and Sepia in menstrual irregularities.

ANTIDOTE : Camphor.

Adolph Lippe
Adolph Lippe (born near Goerlitz, Prussia, 11 May 1812; died in Philadelphia, 23 January 1888) was a homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. Adolph got a legal education at Berlin. After completing his legal studies, Lippe became interested in homeopathy, and emigrated to the United States in 1837 to further his study. In 1838, he enrolled in the North American Academy of Homeopathy at Allentown, Pennsylvania, from where he graduated in 1841. He settled in Philadelphia, where from 1863 until 1868 he was professor of materia medica in the Homeopathic College of Pennsylvania. Besides some essays and treatises from the French, German, and Italian which became standards, Lippe was the author of:
Comparative Materia Medica (Philadelphia, 1854)
Text-Book of Materia Medica (1866)