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

      Synonym. Marum Verum. Natural order. Labiatae. Common name. Cat Thyme. Habitat. A plant growing in Southern Europe and Africa, cultivated in Northern countries. Preparation. Tincture from the fresh plant.


Acts especially upon the mucous membrane of the lower bowel, where it produces much irritation, leading to its successful use in the treatment of ascarides. It also acts prominently upon the Schneiderian membrane, producing violent sneezing, congestion and inflammation.


Mind. Irresistible desire to sing.

Head. Dullness and dizziness. Pressure in forehead above the eyes (Hydras., Kali bichromicum, Pulsatilla, Sanguinaria). Very painful pressure in right temple, frequently alternating with same sensation in. right frontal eminence, and in left temple.

Eyes. Red and inflamed; look watery as if from weeping; biting sensations; upper lids red and puffy.

Ears. Otalgia, with lancinating pains (Belladonna, Chamomilla, Pulsatilla, Mercurius).

Nose. Frequent sneezing, with crawling in nose, without coryza. Violent crawling in right nostril, with lachrymation of right eye. Sensation as if nostrils were stopped; blowing nose or sneezing does not remove the obstruction; nasal polyps (Calcarea c., Phosphorus).

Mouth. Violent tearing in root sand gum of right lower incisors. Smarting., as from pepper, at root of tongue.

Throat. Biting and scraping sensation posteriorly in fauces; worse left side.

Stomach. Unusual hunger; prevents falling asleep. Frequent very violent hiccough.

Abdomen. Dull pressing, as from incarcerated flatulence. Frequent noiseless emission of warm flatus.

Rectum Crawling in rectum after stool. Crawling and violent sticking in anus, in evening in bed. Ascarides, with creeping nd itching (Ferrum, Sepia, Spigelia, Sulphur), and nightly restlessness; worse from warmth of bed (Mercurius).

Urinary Organs. Increased discharge of pale, watery urine (Phosphorus ac.).

Limbs. Rheumatic pains, mostly in bones and joints; worse evening, better on motion (rhus tox.). Inflammation in right toe, with pain as if the nail had grown into the flesh. Ingrowing toe nails with ulceration (Sil).

Generalities. Very indolent; inclined neither to physical nor mental exertion.

Sleep. REstless sleep; excited; vivid dreams.

Fever. Frequent feeling of flushing heat in face, without external redness.

conditions. Especially useful in old people and children.

Compare. Calcarea c., Causticum, Cina., Lycopodium, Silicea, Staphysagria, Sulphur


Teucrium mar. ver. has often been successfully used in nasal polypi; polypus of the vagina; fibrous polypi of all kinds. Useful in ascarides; also in rheumatism, etc., the symptoms corresponding. Has been highly recommended for in growing tow nails.

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).