Children diseases – Crying of children

Homeopathy treatment for Children diseases – Crying of children from the Homeopathic Therapeutics by Lilienthal. Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of Children diseases – Crying of children…

Aconite [Acon]

Constant crying, with anxious looks and great uneasiness, whines and frets, constantly gnawing at his fingers or something else, during dentition or in brain and chest affections; (>) from fast rocking; starts as if in a fright, afraid to go to bed.

Arnica [Arn]

Cries every time it coughs or even before, as if dreading to cough, wants to be carried.

Arsenicum [Ars]

Cries during or after nursing, or as soon as the child begins to take food; wants to be carried fast.

Antimonium-crud [Ant-c]

Cries when washed with cold water, fretful and peevish; cries when touched.

Belladonna [Bell]

Cries without apparent cause and ceases suddenly as if nothing had been the matter.

Causticum [Caust]

Inexplicable sadness, the least thing makes child dry.

Chamomilla [Cham]

Cries pitifully when refused the least thing, wants to be carried, rapidly, is cross and fretful; probably has earache, (>) by heat, wants to rest head on shoulder of nurse.

Cina [Cina]

Cries terribly when you take hold of it, as if afraid; wants to be carried, very restless even during sleep; does not want to be touched; is not pleased or satisfied with anything; exceedingly cross, cries and strikes at all around him; sullen, unwilling to play during day.

Colocynthis [Coloc]


Cries hard, cannot be pacified, writhes and curls up double with colic, (>) when pressing hand on belly.

Cuprum [Cupr]

Breathing ceases, when crying, without being angry; afraid of very one who approaches him.

Jalapa [Jal]

Good all day, screaming and restless all night (Psorinum).

Lycopodium [Lyc]

Cries and screams before passing water, (>) immediately afterwards.

Pulsatilla [Puls]

Cry sad and heart-broken, probably from earache, (>) in fresh air, is good as long as nurse keep him out-doors, gently rolling him about; he vomits easily.

Rhus-tox [Rhus-t]

Melancholy and ill-natured, with drawing, stitching pains along the spine.

Senna [Senn]

Cries terribly, turns blue all over, full of incarcerated flatus.

Stannum [Stann]

Cries with colic, (>) by carrying it with belly resting on the nurse’s shoulder or pressing firmly against it.

Stramonium [Stram]

Cries from being frightened by seeing hideous objects.

Thuja [Thuj]

Extreme obstinacy; child throws itself angrily upon the floor when in the lest opposed, screams, cannot get its breath.

Zincum [Zinc]

Screams with the jerks during sleep, rolls head from side to side, and if awakened expresses fear.

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.