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


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


Arnica Conium, Digitalis, Murex and Nitr-ac. Puls, Ruta, Sulphur




Lacerating in all the limbs, especially in the evening. Rheumatic drawing and lacerating in the whole body. Subsultus- tendinum. Chilliness of the whole day. Weakness in the lower limbs and small of the back, so violent that he is scarcely able to stand without support. Languor in the whole body. Tremulous sensation in the whole body, without trembling.


Itching over the body, here and there. Red itching sport on the skin. Small bluish spots, as if ecchymozed. Sore, also with

suppuration, looking like mortification. Consequences of mechanical injuries, contusions,. Corrosive sensation in the ulcer Jaundice.


Frequent yawning. Rattling in the chest, in the evening, when in bed, and quick pulse. Asthma at night, with cough. Vexatious dreams.


Chilliness. Momentary shaking, as from chilliness, with goose- flesh. Small quick pulse. Copious morning-sweat.


Desponding, peevish mood. Sad, gloomy, irritable. Weeping mood. Uneasy.


Great absence of mind. Stupefaction. Weakness of the head. Oppressive dullness of the head. Feeling of heaviness and fullness in the head.


Pain as if the head would burst. Aching and burning pain in the head, frequently in the forehead and eyes. Constriction of the forehead. Drawing and tension in the head. Lacerating in the whole head, day and night. Grumbling in the temporal bones. Dull stitch deep into the brain. Dull stitches in the fore part of the head. Sensation in the region of the forehead as if the brain were loose. Burning pain in the temple, as if caused by a bruise or contusion, in paroxysms. Pain of the outer parts of the head, as if from subcutaneous ulceration, the parts are painful to the touch. Violent itching of the hairy scalp. Eruption on the head, face, and nape of the neck.


Tension in the lids, in the morning. Smarting burning and running of the eye. Red eyes, with photophobia and constant running. Lachrymation. Dim-sightedness in the morning. Short- sightedness.


Lacerating and sticking in the ear. Diminution of the hearing, as from a leaf being stretched before the ear.


Bleeding of the nose. Coryza and loss of smell. Violent coryza, with sore eyes. Obstinate dry coryza. Fluent coryza.


Face pale, with movements in the stomach. Redness and feeling of heat in the cheek. Jerks in the face, around the ear. Bruised

pain in the malar bone.


Lacerating in the lower jaw. Pain of the submaxillary glands, the pain affecting even the tongue. Swelling and inflammation of the submaxillary glands. Gnawing pain in a molar tooth. Ulcer on the gums.


Disagreeable feeling of dryness in the mouth. Ptyalism, with accelerated pulse. Profuse flow of tasteless saliva. Vesicles on the inner side of the cheek. Aphthae. Dry tongue.


Rough throat. Scraping in the throat. Contractive sensation in the throat, especially on the right side. Sensation as if the throat were swollen.


Putrid, flat, pappy taste. Hunger, but no appetite.


Colic after a meal. Extreme faintness after a meal. Frequent, log-lasting, empty eructations. Sour eructations. Acidity in the throat. Gulping up of sourish-bitter things. Bitter eructations. Nausea, with chilliness. Nausea, with desire to vomit. Violent purging up from the stomach, with nausea.


Sensitiveness of the region of the stomach to the touch. Pressure at the stomach. Pressure at the stomach, as if from a stone. Pressure at the stomach, with constant nausea and yawning. Feeling of fullness and distention in the stomach. Violent contractive pain in the stomach and abdomen. Pricking in the stomach. Burning in the stomach, with a stupid feeling in the head.


Stitch in the region of the liver, near the stomach. Slowly pulsative, gurgling pain under the left ribs. Burning in both hypochondria.


Pinching in the abdomen, towards the lumbar region. Pinching and cutting in the abdomen, with violent pressing on the rectum. Violent pinching. Violent pinching, cutting and writhing in the abdomen accompanied with labor-like pains. Burning and pressure below the umbilicus, as if the uterus. Sharp, rather superficial jerking, extending over the abdomen, almost in paroxysms. Rumbling in the abdomen. Grumbling around the umbilicus.


Intermittent stool. Hard knotty stool, difficult, painful, or like sheep’s dung. Diarrhoea, mere frothy mucus, with burning in the rectum, flatulence, and rumbling. Watery, green diarrhoea. Chronic diarrhoea. Fetid stool, half hard, half liquid, mixed with liquid mucus, and streaked with blood. Pinching in the upper sides of the abdomen during stool. Pain, during stool, as if the rectum would be torn. Congestion of blood to the rectum. Varices in the rectum, with pricking and burning.


Retention of urine and stool. Constant desire to urinate. Brown- red urine. The urine deposits a blood-colored sediment and is covered with pellicle. Violent pressure on the neck of the bladder, as if the would be pressed out.


Warmth in the genital organs and testicles.


Sensation in the abdomen as if the menses would appear. Menses too late, with pain in the abdomen and small of the back. Menses too early, and too profuse. During the menses, stitches in the abdomen and vagina. Thirst and dry tongue during the menses. Acrid, burning leucorrhoea. Transparent or milky leucorrhoea, without sensation. Discharge of sanguineous mucus from the vagina, as if the menses would make their appearance. Metrorrhagia.


Hoarseness, dryness, and roughness in the larynx. Pain in the larynx, talking is difficult. Stitching pain in the larynx. Cough and larynx. Cough and coryza, with violent hunger. Short and hacking cough. Turns of dry, short, panting cough. Chronic haemoptoe.


Haemoptysis, when walking slowly. Occasional and momentary dyspnoea. Frequent oppression of breathing and strangulation, at night. Oppression of the chest, in the morning, with nausea. Fullness in the chest. Pressure in the left chest, and pit of the stomach. Stitching pressure in the chest and throat, arresting the breathing. Many violent stitches through the heart, day and night, with sore pain soon after.


Pain in the small of the back, as if bruised, when standing or sitting. Sore pain or spasmodic drawing in the small of the back during motion. Burning pain in the small of the back. Drawing pain in the back, during motion and when stepping. Boils on the back. Cutting between the shoulders, with burning, as if the parts would be cut through.


Painful sensitiveness of the axillary glands. Ulcerative pain in the axilla. Sticking in the shoulder-joint, when raising the arm. Heaviness of the arm. Tensive pain in both elbow-joints. Bluish spots on the fore-arm, as if ecchymozed. Drawing and weariness in the wrist-joint. Dark-red, small elevations on the dorsum of the hand. Eruption on the hands and between the fingers, the eruption is itching, especially.


Stretching of the lower limbs. Heaviness of the lower limbs. Cutting pain in the thigh. Contraction in the lower and outer parts of the thigh. Burning cutting creeping in the thighs. Painful weakness of the knees when standing, with intensely painful jerks in the knees. Burning pain in the bend of the knee. Cramp in the calves when walking. Stiffness of the ankles, when walking.

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.