Catarrh Chronic

Plumbum [Plb]

Boring stinging in right nostril, followed by excessive sneezing; tough mucus in nose, feels like a plug there, nauseating, better when stopping; loss of smell; septum inflamed, large pustules; catarrh, with cough and expectoration of yellow-green mucus; cheek-bones pain as if ulcerated; red pimples on face, nose, chin and middle of cheeks; upper lip swollen.

Pulsatilla [Puls]

Ulcerated condition of nostrils, discharge of green offensive matter from nose; less of smell and taste; stoppage of nose at night on going to sleep, in the morning discharge of thick, yellow, bland, opaque mucus; husky voice, especially mornings; putrid smell from the mouth, especially mornings; constant spitting of frothy cotton-like mucus.

Sanguinaria [Sang]

Ulcerative ozaena with epistaxis; sensation of stinging and tickling, accompanied with irritative swelling of the parts, with or without free discharge; nasal polypi; yellowish or grayish-white discharge from nose; headache begins in occiput, spreads upward and settles over sight eye; impaired condition of stomach, with torpor of liver; sick-headaches.

Sanguinaria-nitrate [Sanguin-n]

Burning rawness and soreness of posterior nares; constant hawking of thick, yellow, tough mucus, bloody or in round lumps; often very sweet and without odor.

Senega [Seneg]

Frequent coryza, commencing with feeling as if red pepper were throughout the nostrils and air-passages, followed by distressing cough; smell of pus before the nose; troublesome dryness of mucous membranes; violent sneezing head becomes heavy and dizzy, followed by discharge of thin, watery mucus.

Sepia [Sep]

Pressive pains in root of nose; sore feeling in nose on drawing the air through; nose swollen and inflamed, nostrils angry and ulcerated; small ulcers in nostrils; scurfy nostrils; discharge of yellow water from nose, with cutting pains in forehead; dryness in nose and throat; dryness in choanae (though there is much mucus in month), with involuntary urging to swallow; catarrhs arising from retrocession of an eruption.

Silicea [Sil]

Stitches, tearing and crawling in nose; drawing in right malar bone; itching; sore pain in forehead, back of bridge; throbbing in nasal fossae, as if festering, radiating into the brain and causing throbbing frontal headache; tip of nose sensitive to pressure and itches intolerably; sore spots on septum; sore scurfy spots deep in nostrils and under alae, sore to touch; discharge of acrid water form nose, making inner nose sore and bleeding, with a smell of blood; great dryness in choanae, food goes into choanae; patient is never free from catarrh; foetid foot-sweats.

Sinapis-nigra [Sin-n]

Dryness of anterior nares of choanae and pharynx, with sensation chunks of tenacious mucus.

Spigelia [Spig]

Catarrh of posterior nares, with profuse discharge of mucus through posterior nares, causing choking at night; taste like putrid water, mouth feels dry and pricks as from pain, yet filled with tenacious and nauseous saliva.

Sulphur [Sulph]

Portal congestions (Sepia); subjectively a bad smell before the nose as of an old catarrh; boring in root of nose, pressure on right nasal bone, dryness of inner nose; nostrils red and burning, nose inflamed and swollen, internally ulcerated and painful, (<) by washing or syringing with water; cartilages inflamed and swollen; sense of congestion in nose in open air; yellow, sticky, strong-smelling fluid drops from nose; offensive smell of nasal discharge; fluent burning coryza of bloody pus or mucus out-doors, nose stopped up in-doors; chronic stoppage, also of one nostril.

Teucrium [Teucr]

Large irregular clinkers hawked form posterior nares; foul breath; mouldy taste upon hawking mucus; tearing and scraping in fauces, (<) left side; nasal polypus.

Theridion [Ther]

Chronic catarrh, discharge offensive smelling, thick, yellow, or yellowish-green; scrofula and tuberculosis.

Thuja [Thuj]

Smell in nose as of fish brine; coryza fluent out-doors, dry in the room (Sulphur); blows out much thick, green mucus, mixed with blood and pus; later brown scabs form which may be painful; red eruption on the alae, often moist; much mucus in throat, hawked

up with difficulty; mucous tubercles in fauces; chronic catarrhs after disease; sequelae of vaccination with impure matter.

Zincum [Zinc]

Pressure on root of nose as if it would be pressed into head; almost intolerable beating at root of nose, with confusion of head, stitches in jaw, and drawing into eye; drawing and tearing in right nostrils; sore feeling high up in nostrils; tearing in right side of nose; catarrh of posterior nares with accumulation of mucus in mouth from the posterior nares.

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.

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