Children diseases – Infantile remittent fever

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

Aconite [Acon]

Hot, dry skin; thirst; sleeplessness or restless sleep; child starts up from sleep with anguish and cries.

Ammonium-mur [Am-m]

Much gastric disturbance with red tongue; frequent slight chills and flashes of heat, alternating or continuous heat with diarrhoea or dysentery; free and easy perspiration; (<) mornings, from cold or motion, (>) from warmth.

Antimonium-crud [Ant-c]

Child delirious, drowsy with nausea, hot and red face, irregular pulse, tongue very white, great thirst, especially at night; does not like bathing in cold water; fretful and peevish, don’t want to be touched or looked at; feels better after warm washing.

Apis-mell [Apis]

Slight rigors followed by flushes of heat over entire body, with headache, weariness in back and limbs; heat in some parts, coldness in others; dry, hot skin, or alternate dry and moist skin; red points scattered over the body here and there; absence of thirst.

Arsenicum [Ars]

Much restlessness and tossing about after midnight; putrid, undigested, stools; nervous exhaustion with unquenchable thirst; great heat in bowels; aphthae.

Belladonna [Bell]

Much moaning, staring and jumping; flushed face; red eyes; great heat of face and cerebral congestion.

Borax [Bor]

Child dreads downward motion; hot head, hot mouth, hot palm; sweat during the morning sleep; chilliness when taken up.

Bryonia [Bry]

Parched lips; dry mouth; dry and burnt-looking stools, which are passed rarely; wants to be kept very still, cries if moved, gets dizzy and sick when raised up; (<) at night.

Chamomilla [Cham]

Burning heat and redness of skin, with frequent desire to drink; great restlessness, especially at night; with moaning, anxiety and head, even in hairs; short, anxious breathing, mucous rattling; short, dry and painting cough; convulsive twitching twitching of limbs.

Cina [Cina]

Picks its nose; desires many things which it refuses when offered, urine after, standing awhile turns milky-white; cerebral symptoms with dilated pupils; shrieking out during sleep; squinting; alternate paleness and redness of face; colic, constipation and vomiting; helminthiasis.

Coffea [Coff]

Fever not very violent, but nerves are irritated, with sleeplessness, restless sleep, frequent sudden starting and waking from sleep; fretful mood, alternately merry or whining.

Ferrum-phos [Ferr-p]

Hyperaemia of the brain; high fever, quick pulse and increased temperature, sometimes with little thirst; during teething when convulsions threaten.

Gelsemium [Gels]

Excessive irritability and restlessness; sleepiness from mere nervousness; great prostration; (>) at night from sensitiveness of senses and feat of falling; every part of body sore so that child hates to be moved; dusky face; vertigo; no thirst.

Ignatia [Ign]

Great nervousness and chilliness of child, it awakens from sleep with piercing cries trembles all over; spasms of children, preceded by hasty drinking; convulsive jerking of limbs.

Kali-brom [Kali-br]

Child awakes screaming, unconscious, recognizes nobody, followed by squinting.

Mercurius [Merc]

Tenderness of pit of stomach and abdomen; green, slimy stools, with tenesmus; yellowish tinge of countenance; urine dark and offensive; sore mouth; sweating does not relieve.

Nux-vomica [Nux-v]

Child cross and irritable; flatulence and pain in stomach; constipation or difficult stool; (<) morning.

Podophyllum [Podo]

REMITTENT FEVER FROM EXCESSIVE HEPATIC ACTION; diarrhoea during dentition, with green, sour stools in the morning; thirst, but no appetite; everything the child takes turns sour, with belching of hot flatus, which is very sour.

Pulsatilla [Puls]

Vomiting of mucus; stools variable in color; no thirst; the child refuses the breast; chilliness, (<) evenings.

Rhus-tox [Rhus-t]

Tongue dry and brown, child weak and restless during the night; trembling of hands; pains in back and limbs.

Sulphur [Sulph]

Alternate flushes and paleness; weak spells; skin scaly, intertrigo.

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.