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




      Suited to women, inclined to obesity, who suffer from habitual constipation; with a history of delayed menstruation (A.).

Sexual desire diminished (Agn., Bar-C., Causticum, Ferrum, Helonias, Hepar, Lycopodium, Mag- C., Natrum muriaticum, Phos-AC., Rhododendron, Sepia, Sulphur) (K.).

“What Pulsatilla is at puberty, graphites is at the climacteric ” (A)

CATAMENIA IS TOO SCANT AND TOO PALE (Alumina, Cyclamen, Ferrum, kali-c., Natrum muriaticum, Pulsatilla, Sepia)

Soreness of the nipples (Arnica, Baptisia, Causticum, Crot-T., Fluor-Ac., LAch., Lycopodium, merc., nitricum acidum, Phel., Phytolacca, Sepia, Silicea,.Sulph.).

Menses; too scanty, pale, late with violent colic; irregular;delayed from getting the feet wet (Pulsatilla) (A.).

Morning sickness during menstruation (A, m-c., Apocynum,, Calcarea, Cuprum, Kali carb., Lachesis, Lycopodium, Phosphorus, Pulsatilla, Sepia, Sulphur, Veratrum) (G.).

Very weak and prostrated during menses (Alumina, Arsenicum, Bovista, Carb-An., Causticum, Cocc., Helonias, Iodium, Kali carb., Mag-c., Murx., nux-V., Phosphorus, Secale, Sepia, Sulphur, Uran., Veratrum) (A.).


The ovaries are very apt to be affected (Apis., Belladonna, Lachesis, Lycopodium, Mercurius, nit- Ac., Pulsatilla, Sepia) (Hg.).

LEUCORRHOEA BEFORE AND AFTER THE MENSES (Before — Sepia; after — Kreosotum)

Feeling as if the womb would press out of the vagina, with obstinate constipation, in fleshy women (Bt.).

Hard cicatrics remaining after mammary abscess, retarding the flow of milk;cancer of the breast, from old scars and repeated abscess (A.)

DEEP CRACKS IN THE NIPPLES ( Cast-Eq., Causticum, Fluor-Ac., Hydrastis, Lycopodium, Merc-C., Phytolacca, Rat., Sepia, Silicea, Sulphur) (Bt.).

INDURATION OF THE OVARIES ( APIS., Arg-M, Ars-I.,Aurum, Bar-I., Bromium, Conium, Iodium, Lachesis, Pall., Sepia, Ust). (K.).

ITCHING OF THE FEMALE GENITALIA BEFORE MENSES ( Mercurius, Sulphur, Tarent., Zincum met.) (k.).

DECIDED AVERSION TO COITION ( in BOTH SEXES) (Agn., Causticum, Kali carb., Lycopodium, Nat- M., Petroleum, Phosphorus, Psorinum, Rhododendron, Sulphur) (A).

WEAKNESS OF THE SEXUAL POWERS ( Agn., Caladium, Conium, Digitalis, Gelsemium, kali-P., Lycopodium, Nux vomica, Phosphorus, Acid phosphoricum., Sepia, Sulphur, zinc.)

INCOMPLETE ERECTIONS DURING COITION (Camph., Conium, Lycopodium, Acid phosphoricum., Phosphorus, Sepia, Sulphur, Theridion) (k.)

Enjoyment absent during coition (Agaricus, Anacardium, Caladium, Lycopodium, Natrum muriaticum, Platina, Sepia) (K).

Sexual desire very strong (Anan., Bar-M., Calcarea, Calcarea phos., Cannabis indica, Cantharis, Conium, lycopodium, Lyss., nux-v., Phosphorus, Pic-Ac., Platina, Pulsatilla, Staphysagria, Tuberculinum, Zincum met.)

Most eruptions on the male genitalia (Carb-v., Hepar, Rhus toxicodendron) (K.)


Twitching and contortions of the limbs ( Belladonna, Cuprum, Kali-Br., Lachesis, Magnesia phos., Phosphorus, Plb., Pulsatilla, Sepia, Zincum met.)

Drawing through the whole body with disposition to stretch the limbs.

Stiffness of the limbs (Belladonna, Cuprum, Nux vomica, Plb., rhus toxicodendron

Sensation of trembling in the whole body with twitches in all the limbs ( Gelsemium, Kali-Br., Tarent., Zinc).

The limbs go to sleep ( Agaricus, Conium, GEls., Kali-P., nux-V., Phosphorus)

Contraction of the muscles ( Am-C., Belladonna, Cuprum, Nux vomica, Sec).

Rheumatic tearing, especially in such limbs as are affected with ulcers.

When walking in the open air many pains cease.

Disposition to catch cold and AGGRAVATION from getting cold ( Hepar, Kali carb., sil.).

Pulsations in all the arteries from every motion.

Great debility without pain which induces to sigh.

Pains which are felt during sleep.

Pain during change of weather (Nat-S., Rhododendron, Rhus toxicodendron).

Varices, with stinging tension and itching.

Swelling and induration of the glands (Calcarea, Iodium, Mercurius, Silicea).

Hard swelling with stinging.


Rushes of blood to the head (Lachesis) (B.).

Flatulency (carb-v., Lycopodium, Nux-M., nux-V., Puls)

Incarcerated Flatulency (Carbo vegetabilis, Lycopodium, Mag-p., Sulphur).

SOUR ERUCTATIONS (Calcarea, Carbo vegetabilis, China, Ignatia, Iris., Kali bichromicum, Kali-S., Lithium carb., Lycopodium, Magnesia carb., Natrum carbonicum, Natrum muriaticum, Natrum phos., Nux vomica, Phosphorus, Rob., Sulphur, Sulph-Ac.)

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)