Sulphur


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


COMMON NAMES:

      BRIMSTONE; FLOWERS OF SULPHUR.

Symptoms

      The king of remedies around which centre the whole Materia Medica (Bt.).

It acts upon every organ and tissue of the body (Arsenicum, Calcarea, Mercurius). (D.).

Is especially applicable to chronic diseases (Sepia). (D.).

IS THE LEADING ANTIPSORIC (N.).

Adapted to persons of a scrofulous diathesis (Calcarea, Phosphorus, Silicea) (A.).

Dirty, filthy people, prone to skin affections (Psorinum). (A.).

Great weakness; sallow, pale and yellow face; with marked anaemia Natrum muriaticum, Sepia).

Loss of vital strength (Camph., China, Kali-P., Acid phosphoricum., Zincum met.).

WHEN OTHER REMEDIES FAIL TO ACT IT IS OF INESTIMABLE NEED IN RALLYING THE VITAL FORCES (Opium).

Is subject to venous congestion,. especially of the portal system (Aloe., Podophyllum, Sepia). (A.).

PUSTULAR ECZEMA OF ANY PART (Graphites, Mercurius, Rhus toxicodendron).

The more the eruption is scratched the more it itches and burns (D.).

The skin is rough, coarse and measly (D.).

VOLUPTUOUS ITCHING, SOMETIMES RELIEVES; AFTER IT BURNING; SOMETIMES LITTLE VESICLES (N.).

Soreness in the folds of the skin (Lycopodium,) (D.).

After violent scratching, aching, numbness and swelling of the skin, even ulceration (N.).

ITCHING WORSE FROM HEAT OF BED (Mercurius) (A.).

Child cannot bear to be washed or bathed (Ant-C., Psorinum) (N.).

All the eruptions are greatly aggravated by washing and by being wet; wetting produces burning (D.).

Eruption of yellow crusts on the scalp (Kali-S.). (D.).

The troubles of the skin are apt to alternate with some internal trouble Graphites, Rhus toxicodendron). (D.).

Defective osseous growth (Calcarea) (D.).

Rickets and curvature of the spine (Silicea) (D.).

Burning of palms and soles (Graphites, Lachesis, Medorrhinum, Sepia). (D.).

PUTS THE FEET OUT OF BED AT NIGHT TO KEEP THEM COOL (D.). Is used often for chronic diseases, that result from suppressed eruptions (Causticum, Psorinum). (A.).

Contracted pupils (Aurum, Belladonna, Calcarea, Euphr., Hyoscyamus, Merc-C., Opium, Pulsatilla, Thuja).

Scurfy lids (Graphites, Natrum muriaticum, Sepia).

Amblyopia in youthful girls with great loss of vigour., anorexia and costive state (Pulsatilla, Sepia).

Dimness of vision as of a veil before the eyes (China, Pulsatilla,) (N.).

Aversion to light (Conium, Euphr., Natrum muriaticum) (G.).

Dark points or spots floating before eyes (China, Cocc., Natrum muriaticum, Phosphorus, Physos., Sepia, Silicea, Tabacum) (N.).

Cataract (Calcarea, Natrum muriaticum, Phosphorus) (G.).

HALO OF COLOURS AROUND THE LIGHT (Belladonna, Cyclamen, Kali-P., Lachesis, Nicc., Osm., Phosphorus, Pulsatilla, Sepia, Staphysagria, Tabacum, Zincum met.). (K.).

Sharp darting pains like pains, needles, or splinters sticking into the eye (N.).

Scrofulous ophthalmia (Calcarea,) (Ma. & Ht.).

Hypertrophy of the lids, with itching and smarting and purulent exudations (Sepia). (Ma & Ht.).

CANNOT BEAR TO HAVE THE EYES WASHED (N.).

Flushes in face (Graphites, Sepia) (N.).

Very red lips, particularly with children (N.).

Deafness, with roaring, itching and dampness in the ear (Hm.).

Purulent otorrhoea (Calcarea, Calcarea sulph., Kali-S., Lycopodium, Mercurius, Puls, Silicea).

Stitches in the left ear (Kali bichromicum, Merc-C., Pulsatilla, Sabad., Staphysagria) (N.).

Ears very red with children (N.).

Chronic, dry catarrh (Nux vomica, Pulsatilla, Stict.) (D.).

Nose bleeds easily (Carbo vegetabilis, Lachesis, Mercurius) (D.).

There is a smell of old catarrh before the nose (D.).

Chronic local congestions in many parts, with burning sensation (Sepia). (N.).

Is often required to promote absorptions of effusions (Kali-I). (N.).

Discharge from every outlet acrid, excoriating and reddening (Kreosotum, Acid nitricum). (N.).

Bitter taste in the morning (Pulsatilla). (D.).

Sour, clammy taste in the mouth (Pulsatilla) (Bt.).

Tongue coated white red tip and edges, mostly in acute disease (N.).

CANINE HUNGER (Anacardium, Cina., Natrum muriaticum, Phosphorus, Staphysagria).

Has to get up at night to eat (Phosphorus, Psorinum). (D.).

Eructations, with aversion to meat (Graph). qualmishness (Nux vomica, Pulsatilla,). and nausea (Cyclamen, Ipecac., Natrum muriaticum).

DRINKS MUCH, EATS LITTLE (N.).

WEAK EMPTY, GONE FAINT FEELING AT THE PIT OF THE STOMACH AT 11 A.M. (Sep). (N.).

Cannot wait for lunch (A.).

Putrid eructations (Acet-Ac., Arnica, Belladonna, Cocc., Graphites, Mag- S., Mercurius, Mur-Ac., Nux vomica, Psorinum, Pulsatilla, Sepia) (D.).

Feeling of satiety after a small quantity of food (China, Lycopodium, Platina, Silicea) (D.).

Desires for sweets, which make him sick causing a sour stomach and heart-burn (Mercurius). (D.).

Rumbling and rolling in the bowels (Aloe, Gambogia, Podo). (G.).

There is craving for spirits (Nux vomica). (D.).

Fullness and distension of the abdomen, pressing down ward towards the anus (N.).

Painful sensitiveness of the abdominal walls to touch (Apis., Arnica, Belladonna, Lachesis). (N.).

Movement in the abdomen as of a child (Croc., Thuja) (A.).

Much pain and soreness of the liver (Lachesis, Mercurius) (D.). Useful in haemorrhoids when the bowels, prove inactive (Anacardium, Ignatia, Sepia).

Both flow of urine and discharge of faeces are painful to the parts over which they pass (N.).

DIARRHOEA SOME HOURS AFTER MIDNIGHT, OR DRIVING OUT OF BED EARLY IN THE MORNING, 5 A.M. (Aloe) (N.).

Constipation usually alternating with diarrhoea (Aloe, NUx-V.) (D.).

Exudations into serous sacs following acute inflammations (N.).

Dropsy and other ailments of drunkards (Lachesis, Lycopodium, MUr-Ac.) (A.).

Nightly suffocative attacks, wants the doors and windows open (A.).

Weakness in the chest when talking (Calcarea, Acid phosphoricum., Rhus toxicodendron, Stann., Sulph-Ac.), and in the evening when lying down. (N.).

Useful in cases of pneumonia where there is no tendency to recuperation and resolution; the lungs tend to break down; there are rales all over the chest, muco-purulent expectoration, and symptoms of hectic fever; all the symptoms being worse at night (D.).

Fun-like motion of the aloe nasi in pneumonia (Am-C., Ant-T., Kreosotum, Lycopodium, Phosphorus) (K.).

May be given in the beginning of pulmonary tuberculosis, with pain through the left chest (Phosphorus), heat on the head, cold feet, frequent flushes, etc. (D.).

Weeping during stool (Aethusa, Borax, Chamomilla, Cina., Phosphorus, Rhus toxicodendron, Silicea). (K.).

Child falls asleep as soon as the tenesmus ceases, after the stool (N.).

Diarrhoea, with sensation as if the bowels were too weak to retain their contents (Aloe., Phosphorus) (A.).

CONSTIPATION: STOOLS HARD. KNOTTY, DRY AS IF BURNT (Bryonia); LARGE, PAINFUL (A.).

Child is afraid to have the stool on account of pain, or pain compels to desist on first effort (A.).

Bloody stools (Mercurius, Nit-Ac). (G.).

Much itching about the anus (Aloe Calcarea, Cina., Mercurius, Staphysagria). (G.).

Diabetes mellitus, passes large quantities of colourless urine (Kali-P., Lycopodium, Mercurius). (A.).

Incontinence of urine (Causticum, Sepia). (G.).

Tenesmus for an hour after stool (Mercurius). (G.).

Piles either blind or flowing; with discharged of dark, venous blood and violent bearing down pains in the small of back, towards the anus (Ra.).

Weak and slow stream of urine (Thuja). (Bt.).

Yeasty urine (Causticum, Raph.).

Cloudy urine with penetrating odour (Acid nitricum). (Bt.).

THE DIARRHOEIC STOOLS ARE CHANGEABLE IN COLOUR (Chamomilla, Colchicum, Dulcamara, Podophyllum, Pulsatilla, Sanicula). AND MAY CONTAIN UNDIGESTED FOOD (Argentum nitricum, Crot-T., Ferrum, Natrum muriaticum, Podophyllum) (D.).

Sour diarrhoea (Calcarea, Hepar, magnesia carb.) (Bt.).

The odour of the stool clings to the patient for a long time (D.).

Much soreness at the anus (Aloe., Lachesis., Mercurius, Acid nitricum) (D.).

Pulsation in the anus after stool, which continues all day (Ra.).

PARTS AROUND THE ANUS RED, EXCORIATED (Arsenicum, Chamomilla, Natrum muriaticum, Petroleum) (A.).

Emission of prostatic fluid with difficult stools (Acid nitricum, phos- Ac., Sepia, Silicea, Staphysagria). (K.).

REDNESS OF THE MEATUS URINARIUS (Cannabis sativa, Gelsemium, Ledum, Acid nitricum, Thuja). (K.).

BURNING IN THE MEATUS URINARIUS (Berberis, Cannabis sativa, Kali-S., Natrum muriaticum) (K.).

BURNING IN THE URETHRA AFTER COITION OR WHEN SEMEN IS DISCHARGED (Berberis, Cantharis, Sepia, Sulph-Ac.) (K.).

Seminal emissions and irritability (Natrum muriaticum, Nux vomica, Phosphorus).

Such burning in the vagina that she is scarcely able to keep still (Arsenicum) (N.).

Menses too early, too profuse, protracted (Calcarea, Sabina, Secale) (A.).

Menorrhagia; has not been well since her last miscarriage (Sepia). (A.).

Seminal discharge too quick (Berberis, Caladium, Calcarea, Conium, Graphites, Lycopodium, Natrum muriaticum, Phosphorus, Zincum met.), shortly after an erection (Acid phosphoricum) (K.).

Chronic gonorrhoea, with discharge of white mucus (Copaiva, Natrum muriaticum, Sepia) (Bt.).

Menses thick, black and so acrid as to make the vulva and thighs sore (Kreosotum). (G.).

Despondent; out of humour; weeps much (Bt.).

Peevishness and fantastic illusions (Nux vomica).

MELANCHOLIC MOOD: DWELLING ON RELIGIOUS THINGS; ANXIOUS TO SAVE HIS SOUL (Aurum, Pulsatilla, Veratrum) (N.).

The most ordinary objects awake extraordinary admiration (N.).

Everything looks pretty which the patient takes a fancy to; even rags seem beautiful (A.).

Dresses up in rags and imagines that they are the finest silk (D.).

“A rugged philosopher,” life having been a failure (D.).

A chronic, constitutional grumbler (Nux vomica). (D.).

Too lazy to rouse himself; too unhappy to live (Aurum). (A.).

Chronic vertigo (Calcarea, Calcarea phos., Conium, Kali-P., Lycopodium, Phosphorus, Pulsatilla, Sepia) (Bt.).

Congestion to single parts (eyes, nose chest, abdomen, ovaries arms, legs, or any organ of the body, marking the onset of tumours or malignant growths, especially at climacteric (A.).

Sick headache periodically once a week or two weeks (N.).

BURNING HOT DISTRESS ON THE TOP OF THE HEAD (Graphites, Lachesis, Phosphorus); THIS CONSTANT HEAT ON THE TOP OF THE HEAD IS ONE OF THE MOST PROMINENT SYMPTOMS WE HAVE FOR SULPHUR (Bt.).

Pressive pain in the vertex, as from a weight on the top of the brain (N.).

FRONTAL HEADACHE IN THE MORNING (Calcarea, Calcarea sulph., Kali bichromicum, Lachesis, Nux vomica).

Of great utility in the cure of idiopathic epilepsy and convulsions of both sexes (Calcarea, Cuprum, Hyoscyamus, Lachesis, Natrum muriaticum, Opium, Silicea).

Chills and fever; no reaction: stupid; constantly sinking (N.).

Sensation of burning in many parts (Arsenicum, Graphites, Lachesis, Phosphorus, Secale, Sepia) (N.).

During fever the patient is drowsy (Apis., Bryonia, Gelsemium, Nux- M.,). the skin is dry and hot, and there is no sweat (it comes in generally after Aconite) (D.).

Hot flushes during the day with weak, faint spells, passing off with a little moisture (A.).

An excellent remedy in chronic cases of ague (Ipecac., Natrum muriaticum, Pulsatilla) (Bt.).

Sore throat with great burning and dryness (Arsenicum); soreness begins on the right side and goes to the left (N.).

Chronic haemorrhages; she seems to get almost well, when it comes again and again, for weeks, with weak faint spells (China, Ferrum) (G.).

STANDING IS THE MOST DISAGREEABLE POSITION (N.).

Acrid leucorrhoea, making the vulva sore (Kreosotum, Natrum muriaticum, NIt- Ac.,) (G.).

Burning in the vagina, during coition (Kreosotum, Lycopodium, Natrum muriaticum) (K.).

After nursing, the nipple chaps and bleeds, with much smarting and burning (G.).

Does not walk erect; stoops or bends over forward in walking or sitting (N.).

SEXUAL ORGANS COLD RELAXED AND POWERLESS (Caladium, Lycopodium, Natrum muriaticum, (Br.).

Itching of the genitals on going to bed (Br.).

Paraplegia of the lower limbs (Causticum, mercurius, Phosphorus) and paralysis of other parts (Alumina, Argentum nitricum, Calcarea, Causticum, Natrum muriaticum, Opium, Phosphorus)

Cold feet (Belladonna, Calcarea, Sepia). (N.).

HEAT IN THE SOLES OF FEET, OR COLD FEET WITH BURNING SOLES; WISHES TO FIND A COOL PLACE FOR THEM, OR PUTS THEM OUT OF BED. (N.).

Cramps in the calves and soles (Arsenicum, Camph., Podophyllum, Secale, Veratrum)., particularly at night, also with looseness of the bowels (N.).

Unsteady gait, tremor of the hands or great debility and trembling, weariness, weakness and prostration (Nux vomica) (N.).

Violent, bruised pain in small of the back and in coccyx, especially when stooping, or rising from seat (N.).

Intense, persistent, long-continued fever; skin dry, hot, burning; little or no remission, day or night; patient literally been consumed with fever (A.).

Ailments from abuse of metals generally (Hepar) (A.).

Happy dreams, wakes up singing (A.).

Drowsy in the afternoon after sunset, wakefulness the whole night (Coffea, Opium) (A.).

Child is restless, hot, kicks, off the clothes at night 9Sanic); has worms, but the best remedy fails (A.).

Becomes suddenly wide awake at night (A.).

Finds himself at night lying on the back (N.).

“CAT-NAP’ SLEEP (D.).

The slightest noise awakens (Bor). (D.).

The slightest noise awakens (Borax). (D.).

Vivid, frightful, vexations, anxious, dreams (Arnica, Aurum, Pulsatilla) (C.).

Talks much in sleep (Pulsatilla) (Bt.).

Jerks one limb on dropping to sleep (B.).

Slight cuts and injuries inflame and suppurate (Borax, Graphites, Hepar, Silicea) (C.).

Crops of boils (Kali-I., Mercurius, Silicea) (B.).

Sweat in the axillae, on hands and feet (B.).

Milk disagrees (Carbo vegetabilis, Sepia,) (Br.).

AGGRAVATION:

      In the evening; after midnight in the early morning; at 11 A.M. from warmth of bed; when standing; from touch; from bathing or washing; during rest; in changeable weather; during climacteric; after taking milk; periodically; from alcoholic stimulants; and in a closed room.

AMELIORATION:

      During motion; on walking; in dry, warm weather; from lying on the right side; from drawing up the affected limbs; and in the open air.

RELATIONSHIP:

      Compare: Aloe., Apis., Arsenicum, Belladonna, Bryonia, Calcarea, China, Colchicum, Ferr-P., Graphites, Hepar, Iodium, Kali-P., Lachesis, Lycopodium, Mercurius, Natrum muriaticum, Nux vomica, Phosphorus, Psorinum, Pulsatilla, Rhus toxicodendron, Sepia, Silicea, Thuja, Urt., Veratrum, Zincum met.

ANTIDOTES: Aconite, Camph., Chamomilla, China, Mercurius, Pulsatilla, Rhus toxicodendron, Sepia, and Silicea

Sulphur antidotes: China, Iodium, Mercurius, Acid nitricum, Rhus toxicodendron, and Sepia

Complementary: Aloe., Calcarea, and Psorinum

N.B.- Calcarea, must not be used before Sulph.

Sulph., Calcarea, Lycopodium, or Sulph., Sarsaparilla and Sepia, frequently follow in given order.

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)