Dr. HC Allen

Dr. HC Allen - Author - Homeopathic Books

Dr. Henry Clay ALLEN
(1836-1909, US)

Dr. Henry C. Allen was born [on February 10, 1836] in the village of Nilestown, near London, Ontario, and was the son of Hugh and Martha Billings Allen. On his paternal side, he was a descendant of that distinguished family of Vermonters of the same name, Gen. Ira Allen and Ethan Allen, both famous in the revolution. On his maternal side, the Billings' were well known among the Colonial families of Massachussetts Bay, and one of them, the great-grand-father of Dr. Allen, owned the farm lands on which the present city of Salem is built. After selling this property, the family moved to Deerfield, in the Connecticut Valley and were there at the time the Indians pillaged and ravaged that part of the country.

In 1875 he moved to Detroit, Michigan, and in 1880, being appointed Professor of Materia Medica at the University of Michigan, he moved to Ann Arbor, where he has since resided. In 1892 he founded the Hering Medical College and Hospital, of which he was Dean and Professor of Materia Medica until his death, January 22nd, 1909.

Dr. Allen was an honorable senior of the American Institute of Homeopathy ; a number of the International Hahnemannian Association ; of the Illinois Homeopathic Medical Association ; of the Englewood Homeopathic Medical Society ; of the Regular Homeopathic Medical Society of Chicago ; Honorary Vice-President of the Cooper Club of London, England ; and Honorary Member of the Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio State Medical Societies and Honorary Member of the Homeopathic Society of Calcutta, India.

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Variolinum (Allen's Keynotes)
Pus from smallpox pustule. (A Nosode.) Only fragmentary provings. Bears the same relation to smallpox that Antitoxin does to diphtheria. An extended clinical record by competent and reliable observers attest its…

Veratrum Album (Allen's Keynotes)
While Hellebore. (Melanthaceae.) For children and old people; the extremes of life; persons who are habitually cold and deficient in vital reaction; young people of a nervous sanguine temperament. Adapted to…

Veratrum Viride (Allen's Keynotes)
Green Hellebore. (Melanthaceae.) For full-blooded, plethoric persons. Congestion, especially to base of brain, chest, spine and stomach. Violent pains attending inflammation. Acute rheumatism, high fever, full, hard rapid pulse, sever pains in…

Zincum Metallicum (Allen's Keynotes)
Persons suffering from cerebral and nervous exhaustion; defective vitality; brain or nerve power wanting; too weak to develop exanthemata or menstrual function, to expectorate, to urinate; to comprehend, to…

Asterias Rubens (Allen's Keynotes)
For the sycotic diathesis; flabby, lymphatic constitution; irritable temperament. Easily excited by any emotion, especially by contradictions (Anac., Con.). Heat of the head, as if surrounded by hot air. Sanguineous…

Ambra Grisea (Allen's Keynotes)
For children, especially young girls who are excitable, nervous and weak; nervous affections of old people, nerves “worn out.”. Lean, thin, emaciated persons who take cold easily. Great sadness, sits…

Aethusa Cynapium (Allen's Keynotes)
Especially for children during dentition in hot summer weather; children who cannot bear milk. Great weakness; children cannot stand; unable to hold up the head (Abrot.); prostration with sleepiness. Idiocy…

Acetic Acid (Allen's Keynotes)
Adapted to pale lean persons with lax, flabby muscles; face pale, waxy (Fer.). Haemorrhage; from every mucous outlet, nose, throat, lungs, stomach, bowels, uterus (Fer., Mill.); metrorrhagia; vicarious; traumatic…

Abrotanum (Allen's Keynotes)
Alternate constipation and diarrhoea; lineteria. Marasmus of children with marked emaciation, especially of legs (Iod., Sanic., Tub.); the skin is flabby and hangs loose in folds (of neck, Nat. m.,…