Children diseases – Insomnia in children

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

Aconite [Acon]

Sleeplessness, restlessness, feverish heat; continual tossing about, from fear, fright or anxiety.

Ambra [Ambr]

Child cannot compose itself to sleep, talks constantly, is nervous and when asleep awakes weak and unrefreshed; body cold.

Apis-mell [Apis]

Child is so nervous, cannot sleep, screams in sleep, utters piercing cries.

Belladonna [Bell]

Insomnia after weaning, with constant crying for days and weeks; starts during sleep as if fright; body icy cold all night, head burning hot; wetting the bed.

Calcarea-carb [Calc]

Wide awake; cannot sleep. On CLOSING EYES SEES FIGURES. Sleeps only when rocked hard.

Chamomilla [Cham]

Sleeplessness, with colic and screams, restless sleep or moaning, starting up, crying out and tossing about during sleep, hot sweat about scalp; muscles of face and hands twitch, wants to be carried about, must have motion.

Chloral [Chlol]

Nightmare, especially in teething children; wakes from disturbed rest, cries out and screams till fully exhausted and in danger of general convulsions.

Cina [Cina]

Nightmare, children wake up in the evening or before midnight with fear and fright, jump up, see sights (hallucination), scream, tremble and talk about it with much anxiety.

Coffea [Coff]

The child is so playful that it is hard for him to fall asleep; excitable and weakly children; no sleep, full of ideas.

Cypripedium [Cypr]

Child is excitable, laughs and plays at unwanted hours, is very wakeful and laughs even in sleep. (Angels talk when the child.)

Gelsemium [Gels]

Insomnia, a wideawake feeling during dentition, with violent itching of face, head and shoulders; child nervous, excitable, with profuse flow of clear urine, alternating with drowsiness; (>) after midnight.

Hepar [Hep]

Sleepless after midnight; violent starts when falling asleep, with fear of suffocation.

Hyoscyamus [Hyos]

Child sobs and cries in sleep; sleeplessness from nervous excitation; excessive wakefulness alternating with drowsiness; single groups of muscles in convulsive action; strabismus.

Jalapa [Jal]

Insomnia from colic with screams, at night; the child is quiet enough during the day.

Kali-brom [Kali-br]

Night terrors of children; he shrieks out in his sleep, or, if old enough, complaints of terrific visions.

Kreosotum [Kreos]

Comfortable during the day, but the whole night the child wants to the petted, rubbed and tossed about, worries about his teeth and only a few short naps are obtained.

Lycopodium [Lyc]

Child sleeps all night and cries all day (reverse of Jal.).

Opium [Op]

Sleeplessness from acuteness of hearing which prevents sleep, or to antidote the coffee-drinking of the nurse.

Podophyllum [Podo]

Moaning in sleep with half-closed eyes, rolling head, in summer complaint.

Psorinum [Psor]

Sick babies will not sleep, day or night, but worry, fret cry.

Sticta-pulm [Stict]

Sleeplessness from nervousness or from dry cough.

Staphisagria [Staph]

Child wakes from sleep, pushes everything away and wants everybody to go away; restlessness from frightful dreams, wants its mamma.

Stramonium [Stram]

Vivid hallucinations, child will not to sleep in dark, but will soon fall asleep with her nurse and gaslight in room.

Sulphur [Sulph]

Wakes easily and frequently and is often then side wake; on dropping off to sleep, legs jerk violently, with muttering, lamenting and whining.

Teucrium [Teucr]

Sleeplessness and irritations from pinworms.

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.