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

When is Aconite indicated in this disease?

High fever, restlessness, sharp stitches in side; chills,. especially if brought on by checked perspiration.

In Pleurisy what would be the indications for Bryonia?

Sharp stitching pains in. the chest; worse from the slightest motion; friction sounds; lies on affected side.

Mention some other remedies with stitching pains in the chest.

Ranunculus bulb., Kali carb., Rumex and Senega.

When is sulphur he remedy?

Sharp stitching pain through left lung; worse lying on back and worse from motion; where well-marked pleuritic effusions refuse to absorb.

Mention another remedy useful to cause absorption of pleuritic fluid.


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.