Dewey gives the common homeopathy remedies for the treatment of Delirium in an easy question-answer format. …

What kind of a Delirium is produced by Absinthium?

Delirium with great desire to move about.

Give briefly the characteristic Delirium of Belladonna Hyoscyamus and Stramonium, so that hey may be distinguished.

Belladonna. Visions, screaming out and desire to escape, full of fear and imagining, sensation as if falling, and the patient clutches the air sometimes a stupor, when aroused they strike people, bark and bite like a dog and are very violent.

Hyoscyamus. Averse to light, fears being poisoned, sits up in bed and looks around, exposes sexual organs; is nervous, whining, crying an twitching.

Stramonium. Desires light and company; objects rise from very corner to frighten him; laughs, sings, sweats and prays in the same breath face bright red.

What is the Delirium of Phosphorus?

It is characterized by a condition of ecstasy;l sees all sorts of faces grinning at him; has fanciful and imaginary notion, such as imaging his body in fragments.

Give Delirium of Veratrum.

Restless; desires to cut or tear clothing; in many respects like that of Belladonna, but there is coldness of the surface of the body, with cold sweat.

DELIRIUM TREMENS (See Alcoholism).

W.A. Dewey
Dewey, Willis A. (Willis Alonzo), 1858-1938.
Professor of Materia Medica in the University of Michigan Homeopathic Medical College. Member of American Institute of Homeopathy. In addition to his editoral work he authored or collaborated on: Boericke and Dewey's Twelve Tissue Remedies, Essentials of Homeopathic Materia Medica, Essentials of Homeopathic Therapeutics and Practical Homeopathic Therapeutics.