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

Give the symptoms of Apis in Erysipelas.

It is of a rosy, pinkish hue, later livid and purple, the parts become quickly oedematous, and there is a bruised, sore feeling to the skin.

What is the Erysipelas of Belladonna :

Bright red, rapid swellings of he skin, the skin is smooth, shining and tense; the pains are sharp, lancinating, stinging and throbbing.

How does Lachesis compare here?

the face is purplish instead of red, and the patient is drowsy and weaker.

What are the indications for Cantharis in facial Erysipelas.

Erysipelas beginning on the dorsum of the nose and spreading to the right cheek with the formation of large vesicles, which break and discharge an excoriating fluid.

Give indications for Euphorbium off, in Erysipelas.

In the vesicular form, where there are large, yellow vesicles and violent fever; pains extend from gums into ear.

Give the indications for Lachesis in facial Erysipelas.

More on the left side, at first bright red then dark bluish or purplish, great infiltration of cellular tissues and great weakness; patient dropsy and perhaps has delirium and is loquacious.

What variety of Erysipelas does Rhus correspond to?

The vesicular variety, where the skin looks dark and is covered with vesicles.

When is Stramonium indicated in ERysipelas?

When there are brain complications, which as violent delirium, screaming out, terrified.

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.