MUREX PURPUREA symptoms from Manual of the Homeopathic Practice by Charles Julius Hempel. What are the uses of the homeopathy remedy MUREX PURPUREA…


MUR.PUR. Purple shell fish.

See Petroz’s proving in “Revue Critique et Retrospective de la Matiere Medical Specifique.” “Hygea, ” XVI.


Diminished memory, with difficulty of connecting words. Dullness of the head with inability to work, also with drowsiness and heaviness of the head. Acute pain in the occiput. Aching pain in the forehead. Roaring in the ears, with increased heaviness of the head.


Tensive pain in the right hypochondrium. Colic, particularly in the evening. Difficult stool. Constipation. Pressure on the anus, like painful stitches.


Frequent desire to urinate, day and night, with colorless urine. Discharge of some blood in urinating.


Violent excitement in the sexual organs and excessive desire for an embrace, excited by the least contact of the parts. Feeling of dryness and constriction in the uterus. Beating in the uterus. Sore pain, as if wounded with a cutting instrument in the uterus. Violent pain in the right side of the uterus through the abdomen to the chest. Feeling of heaviness and enlargement in the labia-majora. Watery Leucorrhoea, also greenish, thick, bloody. Return of bloody Leucorrhoea during stool. Violent pain in the mammae, acute stitches.


Altered voice. Hoarseness. Wheezing in the chest when breathing, in the evening. Pain in the chest as if bruised. Stinging and burning under the left short ribs, towards the spine. Palpitation of the heart, and throbbing of the carotids.


Pain in the loins, burning and as if sore. Pain in the hip and loins when lying in bed. Pain in the fore-arm, below the elbow. Heat in the hands. Great weakness and weariness, giving way of the lower limbs, and irresistible desire to it. Great pain as if wear and contused in the thighs. Intense heat and violent pain in the anterior portion of the thighs, on rising, not bearing contact. Beating sensation anteriorly.

Charles Julius Hempel
Charles Julius Hempel (5 September 1811 Solingen, Prussia - 25 September 1879 Grand Rapids, Michigan) was a German-born translator and homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. While attending medical lectures at the University of New York, where he graduated in 1845, he became associated with several eminent homeopathic practitioners, and soon after his graduation he began to translate some of the more important works relating to homeopathy. He was appointed professor of materia medica and therapeutics in the Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia in 1857.