Children diseases – Diarrhoea of infants


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


Abrotanum [Abrot]

Cross, marasmic infants, diarrhoea and constipation alternating; food passes undigested, emaciation, mostly of legs; appetite often ravenous, while emaciating; skin flabby and hangs loose.

Aconite [Acon]

Watery diarrhoea; stools like chopped spinach, with colic, which no position relieves; skin hot and dry; restlessness.

Acetic-ac [Acet-ac]

Old chronic cases with bloated abdomen; oedema of lower extremities, undigested stools, intense and constant thirst; stools liquid, profuse, offensive, light-colored; large quantities of pale urine passed day and night; poor sleep; face waxen, pale; great prostration and emaciation.

AEthusa-cyn [Aeth]

Green, thin, bilious stools, or bright yellow and slimy, with violent tenesmus before and after stool; excessive griping pain in abdomen, with drowsiness after stool; child restless and irritable; pale and drawn face; excessive prostration.

Agaricus [Agar]

Grass-green, bilious stools, liver involved; prickling itching in rectum and anus, as from worms; diarrhoea (<) mornings.

Antimonium-crud [Ant-c]

White-coated tongue; diarrhoea after nursing, stools watery, profuse, with little hard lumps, or containing undigested food; foul flatus; cries when washed with cold water, (>) in warm water; feverish heat; peevish and fretful.

Antimonium-tart [Ant-t]

Cutting colic before watery, slimy, bloody or offensive stools; desire for cooling things; vomiting forcible, long lasting until becoming faint; face pale and sunken.

Apis-mell [Apis]

Anus wide open and involuntary escape of faeces; frequent, painless, watery diarrhoea.

Argentum-nit [Arg-n]

Much loud flatus passing with the stools, which are dark brown, green like spinach flakes, watery, foetid, (<) at night; pains in stomach after eating, (>) from belching up wind; DIARRHOEA AS SOON AS THE CHILD DRINKS; child is very fond of sugar or the nurse used too much; urine profuse and watery, or scanty and nearly suppressed; uneasy sleep, or drowsiness and stupor with dilated pupils; child looks prematurely old, feels and looks prostrated.

Arnica [Arn]

Languor and drowsiness; pale face, sunken features; head and chest warm, abdomen and limbs cold; involuntary mucous stools mixed with blood, resembling brown yeast, or accompanied by great urging and straining at stool; foul flatus; scanty urination, staining the napkin a yellow brown.

Arsenicum [Ars]

Much exhaustion and rapid emaciation; copious excoriating diarrhoea, smelling like rotten eggs, or profuse greenish, muddy stools or of undigested food, (<) after midnight and immediately after nursing, from motion, with profuse sweat, anxiety, tossing about; when nurse chilled her stomach by taking cold substances, particularly ice-cream. (Arsenicum iod.).

Baptisia [Bapt]

Very offensive diarrhoea day and night; the child can swallow nothing but milk, even the smallest quantity of solid food gags; foetid breath; PROSTRATION MORE PROFOUND THAN THE SEVERITY OF ATTACK JUSTIFIES.

Benzoic-acid [Benz-ac]

In children, especially during teething, light-colored, copious, watery, very offensive stools, whose smell pervades the house; urine very strong smelling, scanty, deep red and becoming easily turbid; much exhaustion; cold sweat on head; CHILD WANTS TO BE NURSED IN THE ARMS, CRIES IN CRADLE OR BED.

Bismuth [Bism]

Vomiting and diarrhoea; flatus and stools of a cadaverous odor; desire for company, child holds on to the mother’s hand to give it company; frequent waking as if in fright; fluids are vomited as soon as taken; diarrhoea during teething.

Borax [Bor]

Hot head of infants, with heat of moth and palms; pale clay- colored face; aphthae in mouth, on tongue and inside of cheeks, so tender that they prevent child from nursing; greenish stools day and night, with pitiful crying; abdomen soft and wilted; stools brown, watery, containing yellow lumps and smelling like carrion; apathy, refuses nourishment; soporous sleep, or starting from sleep with anxious screams, throwing the hand about and clings to its mother; legs jerk when falling asleep; emaciation so that hard and swollen mesenteric glands can be felt.

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.