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

Give indications for Calcarea phosphorica in defective nutrition or Marasmus.

Thin, emaciated children, predisposed to glandular and osseous diseases;l large head and open fontanelles; the teeth develop tardily; there is curvature of the spine, it is so weak it cannot supper the body; the neck is very slim; the child vomits persistently; the is a Diarrhoea of green, slimy and undigested stools.

Give indications for Iodine in Marasmus.

Extreme hunger, but in spite of this the patient emaciates the function of the glands is interfered with; thee is great torpidity and sluggishness of the system.

What are the indications for Magnesia carbonica in Marasmus?

Puny, sickly children, in whom milk cause pain when taken into the stomach, and is vomited undigested; the are griping, colicky pains; the stools are sour and green as grass; the child is improperly nourished; its mouth is full of ulcers.

How is Calcarea carb. distinguished?

By the sweat on head, by the damp. cold feet, and by the swollen abdomen.

When is Hepar the remedy?

It sands between Sulphur and Calcarea. There is weakness of digestion. diarrhoea, worse during day and after eating; stools undigested and sour. the whole body smells sour.

What are he indications for natrum mur.?

Thin necked children with ravenous appetite, yet they grow think great thirst; a constant heat and dryness of the mouth and throat which water relieves.

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.