Children diseases – Tetanus neonatorum

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

Aconite [Acon]

Frequent alternations of redness and paleness of face and distortion of eyes, face covered with cold sweat; rigidity of muscles of jaws and neck.

Arnica [Arn]

Traumatic tetanus; face hot, body cold; jerking breathing; tremor of limbs.

Arsenicum [Ars]

Tetanic spasms, with frightful concussion of limbs; babe lies as if dead, pale but warm, breathless for some time, features distorted; stiffness of limbs, particularly of feet and knees; skin dry like parchment.

Belladonna [Bell]

Trismus with sudden starting and drawing together of body and limbs; anxious spasmodic respiration; motionless staring eyes; inability to swallow; followed by spasms.

Camphora [Camph]

Tetanic spasms, with loss of consciousness; coldness all over body; panting breathing; sudden and great collapse; clammy cold sweat.

Cicuta [Cic]

Spasmodic rigidity; child seems well and in good spirits, when suddenly it becomes rigid, followed by relaxation and great prostration.

Ignatia [Ign]

Spasm returns at same hour every day, attacking single parts.

Moschus [Mosch]

Stiffness of body with full consciousness; tetanic spasms of abdominal muscles.

Opium [Op]

Screaming before or during spasm; difficult breathing; rigidity of whole body, the trunk curved in form of an arch.

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.