Bone Diseases

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

Agaricus [Agar]

Pains in long bones, as if bruised, after motion; pains in left tibia; pains in spine between the vertebrae.

Angustura [Ang]

EXOSTOSIS AND NERVOUS OF LOWER JAW; caries of long bones, as humerus, femur, tibia; caries and painful ulcers, which affect bones and pierce them to marrow. Bone crumbles to pieces; irritation from slightest offense; morbid craving for coffee, with aversion to solid food; tenesmus recti, with soft stool; urging to urinate with copious flow. PAEDARTHROCACE.

Aranea-diad [Aran]

Disease of os calcis; boring pains, digging in the bone or sensation as if the bone felt like ice.

Argentum [Arg]

Caries scrofulosa, white swelling; arthritic bruised pains in joints; tenderness, tearing pressure and pain in bones; exostosis on skull.

Arsenicum [Ars]


Tearing, boring, lancinating pains, with hypertrophy of its structure; oedema of limb; painful stiffness of limb; abscess assumes gangrenous character; discharges thin, bloody or foetid, with great prostration, chills and sweat.

Asafoetida [Asaf]

Inflammation and caries of the bones, involving the soft parts, with ulcers with hardened edges; softening of the bones with easy bleeding; skin adheres to the bones: ULCERS INTOLERABLY SENSITIVE TO TOUCH AROUND EDGES and easily bleeding;pus thin, foetid and offensive, curvature of bones, drawing pains in jaws and copious salivation after abuse of mercury; neuralgia of the stump after amputation (Cepa); obesity, suits heavy, bloated people with bone diseases.

Aurum [Aur]

Syphilitic affections and mercurio-syphilis; syphilitic exostoses on skull and bones feel painful, as if broken, (<) lying down and from touch; caries of mastoid process and of nasal bones (ozaena); exfoliation of portions of frontal bone; caries with

tearing, boring and burning stitches and foul discharges; swelling of periosteum of forearm and thigh-bones; teeth loose, gums ulcerated (Thuja), foetid breath; bone-pains (<) at night. The chloride of gold and platinum useful in caries and necrosis.

Baryta-carb [Bar-c]

Scrofulosis; caries of spine; indurated glands; tearing and tension in long bones, (<) at night; boring in bones.

Belladonna [Bell]

Gnawing in the spine, with backache as if back would break; curvature of lumbar vertebrae; rachitis, abdomen puffed up tense and hard, the pale child shakes and withers; pains along periosteum.

Benzoic-acid [Benz-ac]

Swelling and cracking of knee-joint; gouty deposits between metacarpal bones; tearing pain in anterior surface of thigh; ulcerative pain in whole leg.

Berberis [Berb]

Sensation of scraping and cold feeling in the bones.

Bufo [Bufo]

Caries of dorsal vertebrae; bones sensitive; bones of legs brittle and pain in joints as if crushed; tophi on knees and feet; (<) in cold air.

Cadmium-sulph [Cadm-s]

Caries of the bones of the nose; cutting pains of the joints.

Calcarea-carb [Calc]

Curvature of spine and long bones; swelling and softening of the bones with curvature, exostosis and caries of the bones of the extremities; caries of the teeth of children; open fontanelles of babes; mesenteric glands swollen and hard; RACHITIS, tardy development of bony tissues, with lymphatic enlargements, extremities deformed and crooked.

Calcarea-fluor [Calc-f]

Exudation from surface of bones which quickly hardens and assumes a nodular or jagged form; OSTEOSARCOMA; suppuration of bones.

Calcarea-phos [Calc-p]

Pains along the sutures and symphyses; non-union of fractured bones; curvature of spine; swelling of condyles and arms; spina bifida; open fontanelles, diarrhoea, emaciation, rachitis, tendency of the bones to bend and curve; caries of hip-joint and heel, with stinking pus; suppuration of bones and joints; fistulous ulcers on the ankles, edges callous; bones brittle, pus containing spicula of bones; mal perforant.

Capsicum [Caps]

Caries of mastoid process; smarting, burning, tearing pains, aching when coughing; joints crack, are stiff and painful, (<) on beginning to walk, pain as if paralyzed.

Carbo-an [Carb-an]

GUMMATA; benignant suppurations changed into ichorous ones; venous plethora; scurvy, rending, tearing pains, caused by salt food, with bleeding of gums and looseness of teeth, which are very sensitive to the least cold; joints weak, easily sprained.

Cinchona [Chin]

Caries with profuse sweat and profuse suppuration; humid

gangrene; wounds becomes black and gangrenous; excessive sensitiveness of nervous system.

Cistus-canad [Cist]

Caries of lower jaw with suppurating gland on neck; scrofulous hip-disease, with fistulous openings leading to the bone and ulcers on surface, with night-sweats; tearing pain in the joints.

Conium [Con]

Rachitis with engorgement of lymphatics and swelling and induration of glands; stitches in small of back, with drawing through lumbar vertebrae, while standing; ill effects of bruises and shocks to the spine; coccygodynia.

Dulcamara [Dulc]

Scrofulous exostosis on upper and lower limbs, in consequence of suppressed itch.

Euphorbium [Euph]

Caries and other osseous diseases; burning in bones.

Ferrum [Ferr]

Cracking in joints; bones disposed to soften and bend; fracture unite slowly.

Fluoric-acid [Fl-ac]

Diseases of the bones, particularly of the long bones, suppurate and get (<) and (>) periodically, discharge thin and excoriating; pains (<) at night, with great prostration; panaritium; caries and necrosis on a syphilitic or psoric base; caries of temporal bone; dental fistulae.

Gettysburg [Get]

Ulceration of vertebrae or of joints, involving bones with acrid, excoriating, ichorous discharge (Carbonate of Lithium carb., compare Silicea)

Guaiacum [Guai]

Rheumatic swelling of joints, aching of the bones with swelling; syphilis; caries and sponginess of bones; pressing pains in bones.

Guarare [Guare]

Stiffness of trunk; constriction of back; cutting pain in sacrum; caries of the bones with swelling of affected parts; cracking, cutting pains in the bones, (<) at night; pain in periosteum of arm-bones.

Hecla-lava [Hecla]

Osteitis, periostitis; exostoses osteosarcoma, rachitis; it affects mostly the bones of head, jaws, teeth and legs; difficult dentition.

Helleborus [Hell]

Stinging, boring in the periosteum, (<) in cool air.

Hepar-sulph [Hep]

Caries with watery, foul-smelling pus, hard, burning nodes on head, sore to touch, better covering head warmly and from sweat; glands inflame, swell and suppurate.

Iodum [Iod]

OSTEOMALACIA (Iodium in weekly alternation with Calcarea carb.); night bone-pains; arthritic affections of the joints, with effusion and general emaciation.

Kali-bichrom [Kali-bi]

Scrofula; secondary syphilis with diseases of bones; necrosis; exostoses; (<) at night; bones of head feel sore, sharp stitches in bones; pain in os coccygis; (<) from walking or touch and on rising after long sitting; ulcers on fingers; with caries; bones feel bruised; cracking in joints from least motion.

Kali-iod [Kali-i]

Diseases of periosteum and capsular ligaments of joints; rachitic children with boring, darting pains in ears, whole head tender; pain in coccyx as from a fall; gnawing in hip-bones, forcing him to limp, (<) at night, lying on suffering part; distends all tissues by interstitial functions infiltration, tophi, exostoses, swelling of bones, combination of syphilis and mercury.

Kreosotum [Kreos]

Bad odor from decaying teeth; difficult dentition; pain in left hip-joint, as if it were luxated, with sensation as if the leg were too long, when standing.

Ledum [Led]

Periostitis, with blueness of feet, looking like chilblains,(>) by putting feet in ice-cold water (Puls); by warmth of bed.

Lactic-acid [Lac-ac]

Chronic osteitis; exostosis, especially of thighs; chicken- breast; rheumatic pains in bones, (<) on motion.

Lithium-carb [Lith-c]

Arthritis; bones; joints and muscles feel as if beaten.

Lycopodium [Lyc]

Arthritic nodosities; softening of the bones; caries and fistulous ulcers, with hard, red, shining everted edges and inflammatory swelling of parts affected, bleeding easily; nocturnal bone-pains, mostly at ends; sensation as if void of marrow; panaritium, with gastric affections.

Manganum-acet [Mang]

GREAT SENSITIVENESS OF BONES to the touch; osteitis and periostitis, with nightly unbearable digging pains; inflammation of joints with digging pains at night, especially ANKLES, so that children are unable to walk.

Mercurius-cor [Merc-c]

Necrosis of upper jaw; drawing in periosteum, swelling and tenseness, rapid progress of disease; OSTEOMYELITIS; perforating ulcers, which become phagedenic.

Mercurius-sol [Merc]

Bones diseases, (<) at night; bones feel as if they were broken.

Mezereum [Mez]

Scrofulosis and syphilis; dolores osteocopi with great tenderness of the parts affected; intolerable nightly burning pain in abscess of antrum Highmori, periosteum more affected with dull, crampy pain referred to malar bone, with anguish, pale face, cold sweat and anguish; cystic osteoma with burning pains and swelling, (<) at night; bones inflamed, swollen, especially shafts of cylindrical bones; soreness and burning in bones of thorax: bones feel distended.

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.