OLEUM JECORIS MORRHUAE symptoms from Manual of the Homeopathic Practice by Charles Julius Hempel. What are the uses of the homeopathy remedy OLEUM JECORIS MORRHUAE…


OL. JEC. Oleum Jecinoris or Jecoris Aselli, Cod-liver Oil.


The following symptoms are taken from Dr. Bennett’s work, published in 1841:”Nausea. Vomiting. Loss of appetite. Loaded tongue. Incontinence of urine; urine with bricky sediment. Increase of the menstrual evacuation. Increased diaphoresis. Perspiration preceded by heat. Coldness of the body. Eruption of small red spots with itching. Chronic gout and rheumatism of elderly persons, with rigidity of the muscles and tendons, and the joints nearly inflexible. Rheumatism characterized by atrophy. Loss of sleep. Loss of vital power. Contraction of the muscles. Erratic pain in the joints with oedema. Rachitis. Scrofulous diseases of the joints. Caries. Tabes-mesenterica. Malacosteon. Phthisis. Hectic fever, with nocturnal aggravations. Rheumatic pains in the sacrum and shoulder. Haemoptysis. Irritating cough.” ED.

This drug has not yet been proved; the following pathogenetic effects have been sent to us by Dr. Neidhard, of Philadelphia.


Redness of the skin over the whole body, at night, in bed, with much itching, disappearing in the morning. The ulcers (scrofulous) begin to discharge a large quantity of mucus.


Very vivid dreams.


The slight improves every day. She sees clearer and better.


Profuse discharge from the nose.


Very brown and thick, with a strong smell of the oil.


The testicles become small and the scrotum hangs down loosely. Diminution of irritability of the genital system.


Several loose evacuations daily. Every morning, during the evacuation of the bowels, an abundant secretion of mucus from the urethra, with burning pain.


Pains in the bones of the left arm. Rheumatic pains in the knees and arms. Pain in the knee, particularly around the patella, increased on pressure, and sensation of heat on touching.

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.