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


SULPH. See Hahnemann’s “Chronic Diseases,” Vol. V.


Aconite, Amm-mur., Antimon., Arsenicum, Baryta, Belladonna, Bryonia, Calc-c., Cantharis, Caps., Causticum, Chamomilla, China, Coffea, Conium, Cuprum, Dulcamara, Graphites, Ignatia, Ipecac., Iodium, Lac., Lycopodium, Magn., Magn-mur., Mercurius, Natr-c. et mur., Nitr-ac., Nux-v., Petrol., Phosph., Phosph-ac., Pulsatilla, Rhus-t., Sarsap., Seneg., Sepia, Silicea, Sulph-ac., Veratrum, Sulphur is frequently suitable after: Aconite, Arsenicum, Cuprum, Mercurius, Nitr-ac., Nux-v., Pulsatilla, Rhus-t. After Sulph. are frequently suitable: Aconite, Belladonna, Calcarea, Cuprum, Mercurius, Nitr-ac., Nux-v., Pulsatilla, Rhus-t., Sepia, Silicea


Aconite, Camph., Chamomilla, China, Mercurius, Nux-v., Pulsatilla, Sepia Sulph. Antidotes: China, Iodium, Mercurius, Nitr-ac., Rhus-t., Sepia


Sulphur is principally adapted to lymphatic temperaments, venous constitutions with disposition to haemorrhoids, also to leuco- phlegmatic constitutions, with liability to cold, slight sweats, disposition to catarrh, and other forms of blenorrhoea. Scrofulous and rachitic complaints, curvature of bones, affection of glands, eruptions, and herpes. Chronic ailments from excessive drinking of wine or coffee. Ailments from taking cold. Ailments from straining a part. Arthritic an rheumatic complaints, with or without swelling. Acute articular rheumatism. Erratic gout. Pains in the limbs, with weakness and numbness of the parts. Sticking pain in the joints, with stiffness, or particularly at night. When lying the limbs immediately go to sleep. Drawing pain in the limbs, in the evening. Momentary drawing in the knee, arm, and shoulder. Drawing pain in the abdomen and in all the limbs. Violent drawing and lacerating through the knees and tibiae, especially in the evening. Cracking in the joints, particularly the knees and elbows. Tensive soreness in all the limbs and the tendons of the feet. Single jerks of a hand and foot, in the daytime. Frequent, spasmodic jerking in the whole body. Epileptic fit, with pressing the teeth against each other, and rigidity of the limbs. Hysteric spasms. Spasms during dentition. Attack of obscuration of sight, when walking in the open air, with violent pressure and beating in the head, nausea and faintness. Talking fatigues and excites the pains. Jerking in all the limbs. Tremulous sensation in the arms and lower limbs. Considerable seething of the blood, and great burning in the hands. Agitation in the blood, with distention of the veins on the hands. Violent palpitation of the heart after walking in the open air. Internal heat, with thirst. Frequent and suddenly-passing flushes of great heat. Unsteady gait, and tremor of the hands. Tremor of drunkards. Tremor of the limbs, especially in the hands. Difficulty of infants to learn to walk. Chilliness. Inclines to catch cold. Nausea and debility after a walk, with trembling of the limbs. Dry short cough when walking in the open air. Heaviness and languor of the limbs from morning till evening. Lassitude the whole day. Fainting, sort of vanishing of strength in the upper and lower limbs. Trembling of the limbs from weakness, during every movement. Fainting and vertigo in the afternoon, with vomiting and sweat. Weakness in the limbs, with tingling. Nervous weakness, particularly after the loss of animal fluids, after onanism, or after great exertions. Paralysis. Emaciation. Scrofulous emaciation.


The drawing (lacerating) pains in the limbs become intolerable when the limbs are covered by feather covers. The pains are relieved by external warmth, increased by coldness. Most pains come on during rest and go off during motion. She feels worst when standing. His right side is more helpless than his left. He is worse every eight days. The symptoms are better at rest, and worst from motion. All the symptoms are without pain. The pains appear more aggravated at night. Pains when the weather changes. The pains, especially those felt in the head and stomach, comes on in the open air when walking.


Formication of the skin of the whole body. Burning in the hands, and feet, with weakness and exhaustion of the whole body. Itching burning in different parts. Eruption on the skin. Fiery-scarlet eruption over the whole body. Scurfy eruption, consisting of small vesicles, with red areola and itching. Crusta-lactea. Measles. Small-pox, particularly during the suppurative stage. Erysipelatous inflammation, with heating and stinging. Itching, stinging rash over the whole body. Nettle-rash, with fever. Burning-itching eruption. Hepatic spots on the chest and back, itching in the evening. Yellow and brown spots. Moles. Dry, scaly eruption. Eruption, consisting of thick, yellow-grayish scurfs, with burning itching. Red-spotted herpes, with vesicles. Warts, also horny. Unhealthy skin. Suppuration. Ecchymosis. Abscesses. Sore skin of infants. Boils. Chilblains, also with redness, swelling and suppurating, or itching in warmth. Ulcers in the intestines. Readily-bleeding ulcers. Ulcers with raised swollen edges. Ulcers surrounded with pimples. Fistula. Stinging and lacerating in the ulcers. Proud flesh in the ulcers. Violent bleeding of the old ulcers. Inflammation, swelling, suppuration, induration of glands. Glandular indurations over the whole body, particularly the chest. Inflammation, swelling, curvature of bones. Caries. Jaundice. Chlorosis. Dropsy. Arthritis. Rheumatism.

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.