Children diseases – Cholera infantum

Veratrum-alb [Verat]

The least motion increases the nausea. Cold sweat on the forehead from vomiting, with great prostration; stool from the least movement of the body, thin and painless, with rumbling of the bowels; faintness at stool or immediately after; violent thirst for cold water, although the least quantity of fluid excites vomiting, with cold sweat, cold breath, and prostration; gushing, profuse, watery, flaky, often inodorous stools, with pains before stools, or cramps in hands and feet and spreading all over, or painless.

Veratrum-vir [Verat-v]

The disease has been induced by extreme heat; fever and headache, buzzing in ears, partial vision; vomiting; smallest quantity of food or drink is immediately ejected; stools mushy, preceded and followed by cutting in bowels; trembling, as if the child were frightened and on the verge of convulsions; paralysis.

Zincum [Zinc]

HYDROCEPHALOID; face pinched, contracted, cool; head boring in pillow; strabismus; pupils contracted, eyes staring; sleeps with eyes half closed; screaming out in sleep; throwing limbs around; urine scanty; stools of green mucus with hardly any faecal matter.

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.