Children diseases – Snuffles of children

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

Alumina [Alum]

Nose red, swollen, painful to touch, discharging thick yellowish mucus in daytime and stopped up at night; child takes cold easily, (>) in open air; constipation.

Ammonium-carb [Am-c]

Snuffles, the child’s nose is stuffed; it starts up every time it tries to go to sleep; MUST KEEP ITS MOUTH OPEN TO BREATH; lachrymation; rattling of phlegm in trachea and bronchi; great aversion to water, cannot bear to touch it (Ammonium brom.).

Ammonium-mur [Am-m]

Coryza of children; discharge bluish, acrid, corroding the lip, itching in nose.

Argentum-nit [Arg-n]

Coryza at first dry, then moist, discharging thick, yellow, purulent mucus, mingled with clots to blood; chilliness, lachrymation, sneezing.

Arum-triph [Arum-t]

Profuse coryza, discharge burning and ichorous, making nostrils and lips sore; feverishness and hot, dried skin; child picks at his skin, even producing raw places.

Aurum-met [Aur]

Syphilitic coryza, nose swollen, red, inflamed, sore to touch, discharging thick greenish-yellow offensive matter; nostrils agglutinated, impeding breathing. (Aurum mur., where scrofulosis prevails.)

Baryta-carb [Bar-c]

Chronic coryza with enlarged glands and large abdomen, weak in mind and body; nose and upper lip swollen; nostrils dry, with frequent sneezing, or discharge thick, yellowish and profuse.

Calcarea-carb [Calc]

Nose dry and of offensive smell, nostrils sore and ulcerated, discharge thick and puslike, or thin and watery; moist during day and dry at night; enlargement of glands; profuse sweat, especially about head and feet; hoarseness; very susceptible to external influence, currents of air, cold, heat, noise, excitement.

Cepa [All-c]

Profuse, watery, excoriating discharge, with violent cough and lachrymation.

Chamomilla [Cham]

Nose stuffed and yet water drops; (>) by carrying the child up and down the room; one cheek red, the other pale.

Cuprum-met [Cupr]

Stuffed nose; short whistling breathing, followed by violent paroxysms of coughing; face livid and body stretched out.

Cyclamen [Cycl]

Chronic coryza with much sneezing and profuse discharge; nervous symptoms in head and ears; convergent strabismus.

Elaps-coral [Eucal]

Snuffles from the least current of air, child must breathe through the mouth; foul smell from nose; bright blood gushes from nose and ears; white and watery mucous discharge from nose; wakes up gasping.

Euphrasia [Euphr]

Profuse fluent coryza and acrid lachrymation; ulceration of the margins of the eyelids.

Graphites [Graph]

Herpetic children, catching cold easily; dryness of nostrils, or alternate flowing and dryness; cracked and ulcerated nostrils; bloody mucus or thick foetid discharge; frequent sneezing.

Hepar [Hep]

Scrofulosis; great sensitiveness to and chilliness from the slightest draught of air; nasal bones painful to touch, discharge thick, puslike, sometimes tinged with blood.

Iodum [Iod]

Chronic coryza in cachectic, emaciated children, with enlarged and indurated glands; nose painful and swollen, with foetid secretions, which at times become a clear and continuous stream; discharge hot.

Kali-bichrom [Kali-bi]

Fat, light-haired children, with concurrent affection on digestive mucous membrane; discharge from nose tough and stringy, extending to the throat and causing choking; deep and extensive ulceration of nasal mucous membrane, even PERFORATING ULCER OF SEPTUM.

Kali-carb [Kali-c]

Anaemic children of cachectic appearance, with puffy swelling over upper eyelids, especially mornings; cannot breathe through nostrils in a warm room, (>) in open air; nostrils raw and bleeding; profuse, foetid, yellow-green discharge.

Kali-iod [Kali-i]

Syphilitic coryza; discharge of burning, corroding matter from the nose and eyes; but that of eyes is copious, watery, not excoriating.

Lachesis [Lach]

Profuse water running from nose, mucous membrane of nose sore, swollen bluish, nostrils raw and bleed easily; glands of neck swollen and tender, (<) afternoon and after sleeping.

Lycopodium [Lyc]

Dry from of chronic coryza, with much sneezing during the day and complete closure at night, so that child breathes with mouth open (Elaps) and protruding tongue; constipation, flatulency; coryza extending down air-passages; causing with loose expectoration; child starts our of sleep; rubbing its nose.

Mercurius-iod [Merc-i]

Syphilitic and scrofulous children, with induration and swelling of the glands; nasal bones inflamed, nostrils sore and crusty; profuse, acrid, long-lasting discharges, excoriating nostrils and upper lip.

Natrum-sulph [Nat-s]

Chronic coryza, sycotic; irritable mucous membrane of eyes, nose and ears; nose stuffed up, feels dry and burnings; mouth full of slime; red tongue.

Nitric-acid [Nit-ac]

Malar bones sore and painful; soreness and bleeding of inner nose; inflamed and swollen alae nasi; discharge of thick, nasal mucus, corroding the nostrils; stuffed catarrh with dryness of throat on empty swallowing; swelling of upper lip; night cough.

Nux-vomica [Nux-v]

Coryza prevents infants from breathing while nursing, (<) at night and towards morning.

Pulsatilla [Puls]

Coryza much (<) every evening (>) every morning; discharge of yellowish-green, thick and sometimes foetid mucus.

Sambucus [Samb]

Nose perfectly dry and completely obstructed, preventing breathing and nursing; constant snuffles.

Sepia [Sep]

Catarrh from retrocession of an eruption; obstruction of nose with dry coryza and loss of smell; discharge of green, mucus from nose, accompanied by external inflammation of nose.

Silicea [Sil]

Tip of nose sensitive to contact; inveterate dry coryza, mucous membrane excoriated and covered with crusts; perspiration on head, more towards morning.

Sticta-pulm [Stict]

Constant irritation in the nose to blow it, but no discharge; dry, and cough, (>) in open air and mornings; (<) afternoons.

Sulphur [Sulph]

Weakly children of psoric constitution, suffering from eruptions on skin, or diarrhoea; nostrils ulcerated, excoriated, with profuse discharge of thick, yellowish or greenish puriform mucus, or obstructed by hard, dry scabs, with frequent epistaxis; nasal discharge have an offensive smell.

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.