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

Aconite [Acon]

Asthma from active hyperaemia of the lungs and brain; face red, eyes staring; can talk but little at a time; asthma after emotions; after suppression of an acute rash; feeling of a band around chest, muscles of the chest are rigid; occasionally vomiting; urine scanty, dark. After the paroxysm the sputa are yellow or bloodstreaked.

Alumina [Alum]

Asthmatic breathing, always (<) by coughing, every morning a long attack of dry coughing, which ends at last with difficulty raising of a little white mucus; GREAT DRYNESS in throat, especially on waking, voice husky and sensation of lump in throat.

Ambra [Ambr]

ASTHMA SENILE ET SICCUM; also suitable to children and scrofulous persons, with short, oppressed breathing, paroxysms of spasmodic cough, with expectoration of mucus, wheezing in the air passages and pressure in the chest, followed by eructations of wind from stomach; asthma accompanied by cardiac symptoms, oppression of breathing and a feeling as of a load or lump in left chest and fluttering in the region of the heart, or palpitations, especially in nervous, thin, scrawny women; oppression in left chest through to the back and between the shoulders, as if emanating from the heart, with palpitations, anguish and loss of breath; ASTHMA WHILE ATTEMPTING COITION.

Ammonium-carb [Am-c]

Chronic asthma, especially when attended with disposition to hydrothorax, with shortness of breath, especially when ascending even a few steps, (>) in open air, dares not come into a warm room, where he turns deathly pale and must sit quiet; dyspnoea with short cough and palpitation after any exertion.

Anacardium [Anac]


Shortness of breath and difficult respiration, especially after eating (Nux v.) fits of suffocation with cough, which is excited by tickling in trachea; hysterical spasm of chest, terminating in a fit of crying; anxiety in sternal region without pain feels as if he must go in open air and busy himself.

Angustura [Ang]

NERVOUS OF THE VAGUS; difficulty of breathing with or alternating with headache; oppression when walking fast, followed by backache and uterine symptoms; intermitting, spasmodic breathing.

Apis-mel [Apis]

Great dyspnoea as if every breath would be the last, HE DOES NOT SEE HOW HE CAN GET ANOTHER BREATH; wants to be fanned; intense sensation of suffocation, throws the collar wide open cannot bear anything to touch the neck (Lach); oppression of chest and dyspnoea on inspiration; warm room unbearable on account of heat and headache; ASTHMA FROM HIVES; (<) in cold weather.

Aralia-rac [Aral]

Dry, wheezing respiration, with sense of impending suffocation and rapidly increasing dyspnoea, (<) inspiration; loud, musical whistling during inspiration and expiration, but louder during inspiration; could not lie down, he would suffocate if he did not sit up; constant desire to clear the chest, so that he could breath easier. At the acme of fit expectoration first scanty, then more copious, warm and salty; raw, burning, sore feeling behind the whole length of sternum and in each lung; smarting soreness of posterior nares from the passage of acrid mucus, with a peculiar soreness of alae nasi, the rims of which feel as if fissured and smart and bleed.

Aranea-diadema [Aran]

Hydrogenoid constitution; old cases of asthma, lassitude and weariness; constant chilliness,(>) by smoking and in open air.

Argentum-nitr [Arg-n]

PURE NERVOUS ASTHMA, with spasms of respiratory muscles, great dyspnoea, (<) in crowded room; restlessness and attacks of suffocation at night when windows are closed; any bodily exertion brings on a fit with palpitation and congestion and of face; lassitude and trembling; is obliged to lean forward to get breath (Cann. sat.); CRAVES THE COLD WIND BLOWING IN HIS FACE AND LUNGS.

Arnica [Arn]

Asthma from fatty degeneration of the heart; suffocative oppression of chest, with desire to move about; insomnia before midnight; dyspnoea, face red, head hot, body cool.

Arsenicum-album [Ars]

PERIODICAL ASTHMA; asthma of senility, after suppressed coryza and coexistence of emphysema and cardiac affections; loss of breath immediately on lying down, in the evening, with whistling and constriction in the trachea, (<) from motion; must incline chest forward, must spring out of bed, especially about midnight, in order to breathe; chest feels as if too narrow; throat and chest feel as if bound together; increasing dyspnoea with despair and anxious sweat all over; asthma from fatigue, from emotions, from suppressed itch (<) after coughing, with sensation of contraction of chest and stomach, abating as soon as he raises frothy saliva, thick mucus or streaked with blood; (>) from warmth, warm food, (<) from cold things.

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.