Children diseases – Retention of urine

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

Aconite [Acon]

Chief remedy with newborn babes, when they fail to urinate the first few days after birth.

Apis [Apis]

Child screams continually and passes little or no water.

Belladonna [Bell]

Much moaning; distress; sudden crying out from the retention.

Borax [Bor]

Infant screams before urinating; urine hot and has a pungent foetid odor.

Camphora [Camph]

Unsuccessful urging to urinate; urine passes only in drops and is burning.

Cantharis [Canth]

Gravel in children, irritation extending down to the penis, with almost constant pulling at the organ.; a few drops of urine flow only with mucus screaming.

Colocynthis [Coloc]

Ineffectual straining, (>) before, during and after urination; urine is scanty.

Ipecacuanha [Ip]

Ischuria with convulsions.

Lycopodium [Lyc]

Pain before passing water, the child cries and screams at that time; reddish or sand sediment in urine; much rolling and rumbling of flatus in abdomen; child awakes from sleep screaming and kicking.

Nux-vomica [Nux-v]

Retention with painful, ineffectual urging to urinate, urine passes in drops, with burning and tearing; constipation.

Opium [Op]

Child very drowsy and sleepy; face bloated; bladder full, urine retained. Child nursed when the nurse’s milk was poisoned by emotion.

Petroselinum [Petros]

Sudden violent urging to urinate, with profuse urination every

little while.

Pulsatilla [Puls]

After failure of Aconite or Nux vomica, for frequent, almost ineffectual urging to urinate, with cutting pains.

Sarsaparilla [Sars]

Sand in the urine or on the diaper, the child screams before and when passing it.

Sulphur [Sulph]

Retention occurs every time the child catches cold (Dulc).

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.