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.

Natrum-sulph [Nat-s]

Sycosis, pain in bones, cracking of joints, knees stiff.

Nitric-acid [Nit-ac]

Carious ulcers with irregular edges, exuberant granulations, easily bleeding, and stinging pains; pain in skull as if constricted by a tape, (<) evening and night, (>) from cold air and while riding in a carriage; carious teeth, easily falling out secondary syphilis.

Nitri-spiritus-dulcis [Nit-s-d]

Striking boring in the bones of the face, back and various parts of body; drawing in cranial bones, ankles and toes.

Phosphorus [Phos]

Rachitis, necrosis of lower jaw; exostosis, especially of the skull, with tearing pains, worse at night and from least touch; hip-joint disease, oozing a watery pus; swelling of clavicle, tibia, etc.; overexcitability of nervous system. It complements Silicea in bone diseases.

Phosphoric-acid [Ph-ac]

Caries of scrofulous or scorbutic patients, pains (<) after heat or cold; inflammation of the periosteum and bones of head, with gnawing, boring pains, compelling motion, bones of head ache, feel as if scraped; after external injury of periosteum, especially of tibia, feeling as if smarting pain, not with necrosis; external parts turn black; arthrocace of children; interstitial osteitis, scrofulous, syphilitic or mercurial.

Phytolacca [Phyt]

Bones inflamed and swollen; joints red and swollen; periosteum affected; ulcers with lardaceous bottom and with an appearance as if punched out, pus watery, foetid, ichorous, (<) in damp weather, at night; mercurio-syphilis; rupia; syphilitic rheumatism affecting fibrous tissues.

Platinic-chlorid [Plat-m]

Caries of the tarsus; caries of bones from syphilis and mercury.

Psorinum [Psor]

Caries, with deeply-penetrating ichorous ulcers, especially in pale, sickly, delicate children, whose bodies always have a filthy smell, even after a bath.

Pulsatilla [Puls]

Curvature of the spine, with open fontanelles in children; scraping or tingling pain in periosteum; jerking, boring in bones; (<) by cold water.

Raphanus [Raph]

Pain in bones when touched, especially in bones of left orbit, left nasal and maxillary bone, numbness of parts near painful bones; pains in vertebral column as if a foreign body passed through it from top to bottom.

Rhus-tox [Rhus-t]

Inflammation and swelling of the long bones; pains as if the flesh were torn loose from the bones, or as if the bones were being scraped; curvature of the dorsal vertebrae; crusty caries, combined with tetters.

Ruta-grav [Ruta]

FRAGILITAS OSSIUM, easy fractures of bones; bruises and mechanical injuries of periosteum and bones; burning; gnawing pain in bones of legs and feet, (<) during rest and damp weather; bruised feeling in hip-bones, back and coccyx; periostitis with erysipelatous inflammation of external parts; syphilitic nodes.

Sabadilla [Sabad]

Boring cutting in bones; intense pain in all bones, especially in joints, as if interior of bones were cut and scraped with a knife.

Sabina [Sabin]

Drawing pains through the long bones; tearing and stinging in joints after they become swollen, (<) in heated room, (<) in cool air, cold room; arthritic nodes.

Sarsaparilla [Sars]

Scrofulosis; bones pain after mercurialization or checked gonorrhoea,(<) at night, in damp weather, or after taking cold in water and from motion of affected part.

Silicea [Sil]

Inflammation swelling, ulceration and necrosis of bones; fistulous openings; discharging offensive pus; parts around it swollen, hard bluish red and sensitive to touch; fibrous parts of joints, especially of knee, inflamed, after a fall periostitis; erysipelas of scalp after injury to bones; caries tuberculosa; (>) by warmth, (<) by cold; curvature of spine and of bones.

Staphisagria [Staph]

Paedarthrocace; osteitis; especially of the phalanges of the fingers; caries following a syphilitic or arthritic node, or in broken down patients; painful ulcers with scanty or watery discharge; bone easily breaks down under the probe; skin for some distance around ulcer dusky red or brown, with vesicles or pinholes discharging a watery fluid; shooting, tearing or boring pains.

Stillingia [Still]

Scrofulous periostitis; syphilitic affections of long bones; pains (<) at night or in damp weather; syphilitic ozaena.

Strontia-carb [Stront-c]

Scrofulous osteitis of femur, with ulcers discharging more or less broken down bone; pains in long bones and in the marrow; profuse, exhausting watery diarrhoea, (<) at night; hectic fever.

Sulphur [Sulph]

Scrofulous and rickety complaints; curvature, softening, swelling, caries and other bones diseases; pains (<) from being covered.

Symphytum-off [Symph]

Periostitis traumatica, fractures of bones, which are irritable at point of fracture.

Syphilinum [Syph]

Curvature and caries of cervical spine, constant pain in curvature, (<) at night.

Tarentula-cubana [Tarent-c]

Bone felons; caries of bones with intense and PERSISTENT BURNING PAINS, (<) at night; bluish appearance of skin around the bone.

Theridion [Ther]

Scrofula, rachitis, caries or necrosis; bones pain as if they would fall asunder; coldness, cannot get warm; ozaena with yellowish-green, thick and offensive discharge; syphilis with gnawing pain in bones.

Thuja [Thuj]

Flesh feels as if beaten off the bones; spine curved, stands bent forward; joints crack when limbs are stretched; neuralgia from periostitis rheumatica. Vaccination often the cause of these late troubles.

Triosteum [Trio]

Aching in all the bones; stiffness of all the joints of upper and lower extremities.

Vinca [Vinc]

Arthritic tearing in the bones.

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.