Homeopathy treatment for Aphonia from the Homeopathic Therapeutics by Lilienthal. Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of Aphonia…

Aconite [Acon]


Aphonia caused by fright, anger, indignation, or a violent emotion. In acute laryngitis with haemoptoe, the result of cold, and where the patient is very anxious about his health.

Ammonium-caust [Am-caust]

Catarrhal and paralytic aphonia, with general muscular debility, exhaustion and tumors, and with profuse expectoration; burning rawness in the throat.

Antimonium-crud [Ant-c]

Loss of voice on becoming heated by exertion; the voice returns by resting. Extreme feebleness of voice. Deficient muscular tonicity of the organs of speech, either from faulty assimilation or deficient innervation. Much hawking and expectoration of phlegm and depressed vitality of the laryngeal mucous membrane; sensation as of a foreign body in the throat.

Argentum-met [Arg-m]

Alternation in the timbre of voice of singers, speakers and preachers, with feeling of constriction and rawness in the larynx; sensation in the cricoid cartilage as if stopped up with a foreign body. Cough accompanied with an easy expectoration of white, thick, starchlike mucus, without taste or smell.

Argentum-nitr [Arg-n]

Chronic aphonia. When in bed rattling in the larynx and trachea;

this noise is synchronous with the pulse. Nocturnal aggravation, with a dry cough and flow of saliva, with some expectoration of mucus striped with blood. Tickling itchiness, burning in the larynx. Often during night fits of coughing, with gagging and vomiting; rawness of voice alternating with uterine troubles.

Arum-triph [Arum-t]

Aphonia or dysphonia, with sore throat in persons who speak in public and sing. Voice changeable, varying in tone from one moment to another. Catarrh of the pharynx, trachea and bronchial tubes; muscular exhaustion and a paretic state of the larynx in singers and speakers.

Baryta-carb [Bar-c]

Aphonia always (<) in damp weather; voice husky, cough from tough mucus in larynx and trachea; feeling in larynx as if inhaling smoke or pitch.

Belladonna [Bell]

SUDDEN APHONIA, speaking very difficult, talks in a piping tone; voice weak and wheezing; painfulness and dryness of larynx, (<) by touch; sensation of a lump in the throat and spasmodic constriction. Paralytic aphonia of cerebro-spinal origin.

Bromium [Brom]

Husky voice; aphonia, cannot speak clearly; voice weak and soft, with raw, scraped feeling in throat.

Carbo-an [Carb-an]

Rawness and hoarseness, morning after rising; LOSS OF VOICE DURING NIGHT.

Carbo-veg [Carb-v]

Raw feeling down larynx and trachea, with dry, tickling cough: deep voice, failing if exerted; hoarseness and rawness (<) evenings; APHONIA MORNINGS; chronic cases when the change of weather produces an aggravation; (<) from evening air, warm, damp weather and from talking, after measles.

Causticum [Caust]

PARALYTIC AND CATARRHAL APHONIA. Sudden loss of voice on taking cold; burning huskiness in whispering; sense of utter weakness in the laryngeal muscles. Voice weak and aphonia after excessive use of the vocal organs in singers and public speakers. Tendency to catarrhal laryngitis, leading to aphonia, with a sensation as if a foreign body were in the throat. Dry cough, (<) morning and evening, relieved by a swallow of cold water. With women every fit of cough causes an involuntary passage of urine. As concomitants, facial or glossal paralysis or numbness of the palatine arches; condylomata on the vocal chords; (<) in dry, cold weather.

Cina [Cina]

Aphonia from exposure; attempting to talk causes a peculiar, hoarse, soundless cough, with pain in larynx; right side of chest

constricted, with difficult breathing.

Chininum-sulph [Chin-s]

Intermittent aphonia. More or less complete loss of the voice about 4 P.M.; preceded by thirst, cough, constriction of the neck, headache or neuralgia; heat in the head and frequent pulse.

Drosera [Dros]

Catarrhal hoarseness, with or without coryza or cough; hollow and deep voice; the patient is only able to speak in a bass voice; hoarseness after measles; cough; scraping feeling of dryness in the fauces; exciting or hacking cough, accompanied by yellow expectoration; patient involuntarily supports larynx on swallowing or coughing.

Ferrum-met [Ferr]

The patient when talking feels pain, and the tone of the voice is low; pain in the larynx and the trachea; burning sensation after speaking; laryngeal haemorrhage; asthmatic symptoms, with haemoptysis.

Gelsemium [Gels]

Paralytic aphonia during menstruation; the voice returning when catamenia stops. Nervous aphonia, with dryness and burning in throat, restless sleep and twitching of muscles.

Samuel Lilienthal
Dr. Samuel Lilienthal (1815-1891) was from Germany, and became a pioneer homeopath in America. He received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Munich in 1838. After he moved to the United States, he was hired as Professor of Clinical Medicine at New York College for Women, and also as Professor of Mental and Nervous Diseases at the New York Homeopathic College.
Dr. Samuel Lilienthal was the author of many great books including “Homeopathic Therapeutics”. For many years, with the support of Dr. Constantine Hering, he was the editor of the North American Journal of Homeopathy. Dr. Lilienthal passed away on February 2nd 1891 in San Francisco.