Children diseases – Hernia

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

Aconite [Acon]

Constant fever, uneasiness and distress by spells; the parts are very tender to the touch.

Antimonium-crud [Ant-c]

A great deal of crying, while tongue, vomiting diarrhoea, cough.

Borax-ven [Bor]

Child cannot bear a downward motion; even when asleep it suddenly awakes by the downward motion to put it in its little bed; very nervous; least noise causes it to awaken, and then it cries all the time and does not thrive; brown, watery diarrhoea.

Calcarea-carb [Calc]

In children of leucophlegmatic temperament, with large open fontanelles, much perspiration about the head; the child cries much. It may have two or three ruptures, yet in such cases Calcarea alone will effect a cure in a few weeks or months.

Chamomilla [Cham]

Constant diarrhoea, the child is fretful and wants to be carried about.

Cina [Cina]

Child does not thrive and never sleeps quietly, is always in motion even in its most quiet sleep, which is never long at a time; when awake it always cries and is very cross, refusing everything offered; it is continually crying and worrying.

Lycopodium [Lyc]

Congenital hernia of right side (Nux v., left side). Child cries all and sleeps all night; red sand in the urine, screaming when urinating; rattling and commotion in the abdomen; colic and crying.

Natrum-mur [Nat-m]

Infantile hernia, child thin, emaciated, sickly, with eruptions on face; desire for salt.

Nux-vomica [Nux-v]

Large hernial tumor, often left inguinal, perhaps in the scrotum; crying spells, during which the feet are alternately drawn up and then stretched out again; colicky spells after midnight or in the morning; bowels rather costive, the stools being large, difficult and seldom, or small, frequent and painful; the child does not sleep well, has no appetite; if already walking about, the tumor looks blue.

Opium [Op]

Redness of the face; abdomen hard and distended; the child is soporous.

Psorinum [Psor]

Inguinal hernia, reaching down to the testicles; stinging sharp pains in inguinal glands.

Silicea [Sil]

The child is very tender to the touch around the hernial tumor, which is painful, and it feels easier it recedes; vomits up milk profusely after nursing; it dreads to be moved; frequent colicky pains relieved by the discharge of very offensive flatus.

Stannum [Stann]

The child is relieved by pressure of the knee, shoulder, of hand upon the abdomen.

Sulphuric-acid [Sul-ac]

Hernia of infants with profound prostration; great disposition of the hernia to come down; (>) when quiet, (<) from coughing or breathing.

Sulphur [Sulph]

Scurfy skin which is easily abraded; sleeps only in short naps.

Thuja [Thuj]

Babies cry much when umbilicus protrudes; infantile hernia on left side, only quiet when thigh is flexed on abdomen to relieve pressure.

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.