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

      Synonym. Trillium Pendulum. Natural order. Trilliaceae. Common name. White Beth Root. Habitat. An indigenous plant common in Middle and Western States growing in rich soils, in damp, rocky and shady woods. Preparation. Tincture from the fresh root.


Through the cerebro-spinal system, Trillium acts upon the mucous membrane sand the capillary blood-vessels, more especially of the uterus, producing both active and passive haemorrhages


Nose. Profuse nose-bleed (Aconite, Belladonna, Bryonia, Hamamelis).

Mouth. Bleeding from gums, or after extraction of tooth (Hamamelis).

Stomach. Sinking in stomach, with heat. Haematemesis (Hamamelis, Ipecac.).

Stool and Anus. Dysentery, when passages are almost pure blood. Diarrhoea thin, watery, tinged with blood;painless.

Urinary Organs. Haematuria.

Female Organs. Haemorrhage from uterus with sensation as though the hips and back were falling to pieces, better from a tight bandage. Metrorrhagia at the climacteric; pale; faint; flow returns every two weeks. Displaced uterus, with consequent menorrhagia. Gushing of bright-red blood from the uterus at least movement; later, blood pale from anaemia. haemorrhages from fibroid tumors. Threatened abortion; profuse haemorrhages Pain in back and cold limbs, with haemorrhages. Too profuse menstrual flow after exhaustion by exercise. Profuse, exhausting leucorrhoea. Profuse, long-lasting lochial discharges (Caul).

Respiratory Organs. Cough, with purulent or blood sputum. Haemoptysis (Ipecac.).

Generalities. Haemorrhages usually bright-red, profuse;l also when sacro-iliac synchondroses feel as if falling apart; wants to be bound tightly. Feels as if bones were broken, with haemorrhages Crowding sensation in the veins, like a tightening up of the parts; worse in lefts and ankles.

Compare. Hamamelis, Ipecac., Sabina., Secal. c.


Trillium is especially useful in haemorrhages, both active and passive, as described above, the symptoms being mostly of clinical origin. Particularly useful in uterine haemorrhages.

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).