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


Abrotanum [Abrot]

Chronic arthritis. Gouty deposits about fingers-joints, during cold, stormy weather, painful, sore and hot at that time; metastasis to heart; piercing pain in heart; high fever; emaciation, though appetite is good. Painful and inflamed wrist and ankle-joints, stiff, with pricking sensation; ailments after suppressed gout.

Actea-spicata [Act-sp]

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; swelling of joints after slight fatigue; pain as from paralytic weakness of hands; great stiffness of joints after rest; small joints swell after walking; legs weak after change of temperature; fingers numb, cold, discolored; exertion causes cold sweat.

Ammonium-caust [Am-caust]

Joints stiff and enlarged b y calcareous matter (Causticum, Graphites, Guaiac., Sepia, Thuja).

Ammonium-phos [Am-p]

Urates of soda; chronic nodes and concretions in the joints.

Antimonium-crud [Ant-c]

Especially when the stomach is involved; tongue white, bowels costive, vomiting and retching.

Apis-mel [Apis]

Acute arthritis, where the affected parts show an erysipelatous redness or shining whiteness and are swollen; oedema of affected parts; great tenderness to touch.(>) BY COLD WATER; podagra.

Apocynum-andr [Apoc-a]

Simultaneous affection of several joints.

Arnica [Arn]

Inflamed joint shining, red and hard, CONSTANT FEAR OF BEING TOUCHED; pains unbearable during night; bed feels too hard; sensation as if the foot were compressed by a hard body (Arnica, stitching pains; Sabin., burning pains).

Belladonna [Bell]

Erysipelatous redness and swelling of joints, with burning, lancinating pains, (<) at night.

Benzoic-acid [Benz-ac]

Tearing in joints with nearly clear urine; old nodes become painful, and as the pains abate palpitation sets in, ceasing only when pains increase; gout going from left to right of or commencing in right great toe; urine of offensive odor, depositing a reddish cloudy sediment. CHRONIC RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS, wandering pains (Puls).

Berberis-vulg [Berb]

Tearing, burning, stinging pains; patient subject to formation of biliary or renal calculi; darting, sharp pains radiate from the kidneys, usually downward and along the ureters; urine cloudy, grayish, depositing sediment; fistula in ano.

Bryonia [Bry]

Joint swollen, tense, not very red, (<) by motion or touch; deathly sickness when raising the head; tongue white down the centre; patient unbearably cross.

Causticum [Caust]

Nodes; joints stiff; toes or fingers contracted; pains relieved by warmth of bed.

China [Chin]

Dull, contusive pains in joints, (<) from external pressure and from motion, especially during the evening and at night, accompanied by sensation of weakness and numbness; paleness of face; bloated abdomen; anorexia alternating with bulimy; flatulency; haemorrhoids; intermittent character; asthma, palpitations, cold feet; brickdust sediment in urine.

Colchicum [Colch]

GOUT ATTACKING MANY JOINTS; shifting from one to another, with burning and tearing pains, from any external impressions, noise, odor, touch or bright light, The joints becomes inflamed, dark red, hot and intensely painful, patient nearly beside himself with agony; oedema and coldness of legs and feet, with weariness, heaviness and inability to move; urine acid, dark and scanty; even the smell of food nauseates; frequent, ineffectual inclination to sneeze on waking in the morning; uric acid diathesis; GOUT IN PERSONS OF VIGOROUS CONSTITUTION.

Digitalis [Dig]

Shining, white swelling of the joints, not very sensitive to pressure; number of joints attacked at once; almost complete suspension of urinary secretion; chronic cases, gradually increasing in intensity.

Gnaphalium [Gnaph]

Gouty pains in big toes; sciatic.

Graphites [Graph]

Tearing in toes, awakens at night and springs out of bed suffocating, relieved by eating; gastralgia; arthritic nodosities on fingers; swelling of toes balls of toes; coldness of dorsum of feet; red nose; bloated features; skin rough, herpetic.

Guaiacum [Guai]

Arthritic lancinations and contraction of limbs; (<) by slightest motion and accompanied by heat on affected parts. Gouty inflammation and abscess of the knee; IMMOVABLE STIFFNESS OF THE CONTRACTED PARTS; pinching in abdomen from incarcerated flatulence; pyrosis; constipation.

Iodum [Iod]

Inveterate nocturnal pains, but not much swelling of the joints; coldness of hands and feet.

Kali-bichrom [Kali-bi]

GOUTY PAINS, ESPECIALLY OF FINGERS, ALTERNATE WITH GASTRIC AILMENTS; periodical wandering pains, shooting, pricking; stiff all over, (<) mornings; audible cracking in joints on slight motion in the wrists or ankles; lumbago ischias, periostitis.

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.