Symptoms of the homeopathic medicine ACALYPHA INDICA from A Text Book of Materia Medica and Therapeutics by A.C. Cowperthwaite. Find all the symptoms of ACALYPHA INDICA …

      Natural order.-Euphorbiaceae. habitat.-A weed growing in India. preparation.-Tincture from the fresh plant.


Has only been found to act upon the respiratory organs, inducing “:dry cough, followed by spitting of blood,” which is its only characteristic, this having been repeatedly verified, by its prompt cure of haemoptysis. According to Hale, it is indicated when there is expectation of pure blood in the morning, and dark lumps of clotted blood in the evening.

Compare. Aconite, Arnica, Hamamelis, Ipecac., Millef., Phosphorus

A.C. Cowperthwaite
A.C. (Allen Corson) Cowperthwaite 1848-1926.
ALLEN CORSON COWPERTHWAITE was born at Cape May, New Jersey, May 3, 1848, son of Joseph C. and Deborah (Godfrey) Cowperthwaite. He attended medical lectures at the University of Iowa in 1867-1868, and was graduated from the Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia in 1869. He practiced his profession first in Illinois, and then in Nebraska. In 1877 he became Dean and Professor of Materia Medica in the recently organized Homeopathic Department of the State University of Iowa, holding the position till 1892. In 1884 he accepted the chair of Materia Medica, Pharmacology, and Clinical Medicine in the Homeopathic Medical College of the University of Michigan. He removed to Chicago in 1892, and became Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics in the Chicago Homeopathic Medical College. From 1901 he also served as president of that College. He is the author of various works, notably "Insanity in its Medico-Legal Relations" (1876), "A Textbook of Materia Medica and Therapeutics" (1880), of "Gynecology" (1888), and of "The Practice of Medicine " (1901).