Homeopathy treatment for Chlorosis from the Homeopathic Therapeutics by Lilienthal. Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of Chlorosis…

Aletris-far [Alet]

Anaemic debility of chlorotic girls and pregnant women, suffering from slow digestion; least food distresses the stomach; fainting attacks with vertigo; flatulent colic, constipation; amenorrhoea or delayed attacks with vertigo; flatulent colic, constipation; amenorrhoea or delayed menses from UTERINE OR OVARIAN ATONY, premature profuse menses, with labor like pains; sterility from uterine atony.

Alumina [Alum]

Feeling of constriction in oesophagus when swallowing; capricious appetite, aversion to meat; desire for chalk, starch, charcoal, clean white rags, clover, acids, ground coffee, dirt, etc.; faintness at stomach, (>) by satisfying the craving; always (<) after potatoes; palpitation of heart with large and small beats intermingled; constant chilliness; dryness of all mucous membranes; dryness and harshness of skin, wit absence of all perspiration; menses scanty, pale and painful, after menses exhausted in mind and body; hysterical jerks and spasmodic laughter; unrefreshing night sleep, weak and faint in the morning till she eats; impelled to suicide when seeing a knife; transparent albuminous leucorrhoea sometimes running down the limbs.

Antimonium-crud [Ant-c]

Nymphomania and tenderness over ovarian region after CHECKING MENSES BY A BATH; menses commence at an early period, are profuse and cease afterwards, followed by chlorosis; gastric symptoms predominant, with habitual sensation as if stomach were overloaded, with headache, peevishness; irregular stool, lassitude, excessive depression and exhaustion; unrefreshing sleep at night.

Argentum-nit [Arg-n]

Shortness of breath without lung or heart affection; sallow complexion; heartburn, dyspepsia, irritative flatulent gastralgia; round ulcer of stomach (local malnutrition); menses irregular, copious or scanty, but clotted; bone-pains; symptoms of spinal irritation; fulgurating pains, with paretic motor and sensory symptoms; albuminuria; tendency to diarrhoea.

Arsenicum [Ars]

MENORRHAGIA CHLOROSIS; deglobulization of the blood (pernicious anaemia); great anxiety, coldness and rapid failure of strength; skin dry, cold and bluish, ecchymoses; or burning nocturnal pains, (>) by external heat; burning under skin as if there were boiling water in the veins; weariness of life with fear of death; frequent fainting; burning thirst for cold water, acids and brandy; cardiac disturbances, even during rest; adynamia with excessive irritability; complete gastro-ataxia.

Belladonna [Bell]

Laziness and indisposition to work or stir; great general debility, with weariness and a desire to sleep in the afternoon;

shortness of cheeks and hot forehead; painful menstruation, with rush of blood to head female parts are sensitive, can bear neither touch nor the least jar.

Calcarea-carb [Calc]

Scrofula; disposition to cold and diarrhoea; great weakness or curvature of the spine; vertigo on going up-stairs; disgust for meat; craving for sour and indigestible things; after eating, swelling of the stomach and palpitation of the heart; menses too often, too profuse, or wanting; leucorrhoea; great shortness of breath; great muscular debility; walking wearies and makes the heart palpitate; sitting causes backache and headache, therefore constant inclination to lie down; hands and feet cold and damp; the fingers appear dead. Imaginary fears about her state of health; hystero-epilepsy; tuberculosis.

Calcarea-phos [Calc-p]

Chlorosis; at or near puberty constant headaches with ringing in ears, (<) from artificial light, from atmospheric changes, immediately after eating, (>) when digestion is well under way; frequent urination with sensation of weakness; breathing short, difficult; leucorrhoea like albumen; weariness on ascending, (>) by rest; copious night-sweats; neuralgia; schoolgirls who need fresh air exercise more than book-cramming.

China [Chin]

Great general weakness, with trembling and perspiration, when moving or sleeping; small, weak pulse, with coldness of body and shivering, headache, nausea and vertigo; eructations, with weak digestion and sense of fulness in stomach and abdomen; desire for wine or beer; excessive flatulency; menses suppressed, scanty, pale an d preceded by leucorrhoea; tendency to dropsical effusions and oedematous swellings; often the result to masturbation, loss of vital fluids, as by haemorrhages from nose, lungs, stomach etc.

Cina [Cina]

On drinking wine, she shudders as if it were vinegar; spasmodic yawning; headache; pain in the chest and back, caused by fixing the eyes steadily upon some object, as when sewing; all pains (<) by external pressure; spells of intermittent fever at 4 P.M., with thirst and coldness of the hands and feet; colic and vomiting of ingesta; afterwards heat and sweat, followed by deep sleep.

Cocculus [Cocc]

Spasms low in abdomen, with suppression of menses, or irregular menses with watery leucorrhoea during interval; convulsive trembling of head; hysterical paralysis.

Cuprum [Cupr]

After abuse of iron; symptoms (<) in warm weather; lack of reaction in persons who are thoroughly run down by overtaxing mind and body.

Conium [Con]

Amenorrhoea; genitals very sensitive; constant dry heat all over without thirst; stitching pain in hepatic region and heaviness of the limbs; weeping mood; anxiousness and restlessness; great concern about any little thing that may happen.

Cyclamen [Cycl]

Chilliness of whole body, not relieved by warm covering; vertigo, feeling as if the brain were shaking when walking; periodical congestion to head, with pallor of countenance; piercing pains in forehead and temples; attacks of fainting with obscurity of sight and occasional diplopia; tinnitus aurium; repugnance to accustomed food and desire for indigestible substance; frequent colicky pains, especially at night; no thirst; pale face, lips and gums; disinclination to work, constant drowsiness; dread of fresh air; wants to be alone and weeping; menses suppressed, or scanty painful menstruation, with headache and vertigo.

Ferrum [Ferr]

ANIMAL FOOD NOT DESIRED BY THE APPETITE AND NOT WELL BORNE BY THE STOMACH if taken into it; great paleness of face which is very apt to turn suddenly red; dyspnoea, palpitation and blowing murmurs in blood vessels, (>) by moderate exercise; muscles feeble and easily exhausted; desire for sour or piquant food; mucous membranes very pale; chilly during the day with bright red flushing of the cheeks in the evening; frequent and easy vomiting of ingesta, after eating and from motion which relieves gastrodynia; menses suppressed or profuse, watery, lumpy with labor-pains in abdomen. Indicated also for plump fat woman suffering from false plethora, migraine, anaemia, headaches; bruit de diable; paleness of mucous membranes, oedema. DIMINUTION OF HAEMOGLOBIN, NO DYSCRASIA.

Graphites [Graph]

Tendency to rush of blood to head with flushing of face, following a sudden shock about heart; throbbing all through the body on lying down at night; watery, profuse, sometimes excoriating leucorrhoea; ROUGH, HARSH, DRY SKIN WITH VERY LITTLE TENDENCY TO SWEAT; pimples (<) at menstrual period, which is delayed, and flow scanty; cool vagina; aversion to coitus; oedema genitalium; constipation; face pale and yellowish.

Helonias [Helon]

Profound debility, as after severe acute diseases; amenorrhoea marked by general atony; prolapsus uteri from want of muscular tonicity; loss of sexual desire and power, with or without sterility; mind exceedingly dull and inactive.

Hepar-sulph [Hep]


Chlorosis with flatulent dyspepsia, delayed menses and leucorrhoea, with smarting of vulva, chapped skin and rhagades of hands and feet; scrofulosis.

Ignatia [Ign]

Sensitive, nervous and hysteric women, inclined to spasmodic and

intermittent complaints, and where the trouble is induced by mental emotions, such as fright, grief, disappointed love; stomach delicate; faulty nutrition from want or other causes.

Ipecacuanha [Ip]

Headache, as if the brain were mashed, with nausea and vomiting; miliary eruptions on the forehead and cheeks by spells; pale face and pale mucous membranes; scanty and short menses; weak pulse, cold hand; morose, enjoys nothing.

Kali-carb [Kali-c]

Chlorosis from long-continued debilitating losses, especially when complicated with organic affections of lungs, liver, etc.; bitter acid taste, with great desire for sugar; nausea with sensation of fulness in stomach after eating; menses premature and scanty in young girls, or amenorrhoea; constipation from inactivity in rectum.

Lycopodium [Lyc]

Suppression of menses; yellow or reddish leucorrhoea, preceded by uterine colic and accompanied by excoriations of vulva; face yellow, earthy, with brown or reddish liver spots; abdomen distended and tender to touch, obstinate flatulency; lung complications with oppression of chest, lancinating pains, palpitations and greenish or yellowish-gray expectoration.

Natrum-carb [Nat-c]

Inertia and phlegmatic state; constant debility without causes; listless, no appetite; severe pains in legs relieved by dry rubbing; milky or watery whiteness of skin; urine watery; nervous; leucorrhoea.

Natrum-mur [Nat-m]

Chronic malaria in cachectic persons with dead, dirty withered skin; palpitation and fluttering of heart; dyspnoea; splenitic stitches; suppressed menses, leucorrhoea; diminished sexual desire; sadness; gets easily tired, (>) towards evening; sand and tearful disposition.

Nux-vomica [Nux-v]

Irritable and angry; anxious about little things, headache; with bilious or sour vomiting, (<) morning; pale, earthy face; feeling badly after bread or sour things; craving for chalk; nausea and vomiting mornings and after eating; cardialgia, with wind in stomach, (>) from drinking something hot; obstinate constipation; dreads motion and fresh air.

Phosphorus [Phos]

Deep-seated chronic cases, with tubercular diathesis, brought on by depressing mental influences, such as grief, worriment, by exhausting bodily causes. Puffiness around the eyes; dry, hacking cough; great weakness in the sexual organs; total loss of energy in all the organic functions of the body.

Plumbum [Plb]

Severe old chronic cases, after abuse of iron; want of breath and great oppression of chest during motion; palpitation; vomiting of food mornings, with great weakness; pronounced sound in right carotid about neck; gastralgia; menses regular, but pale; face pale, waxy, yellowish, like a corpse; every exertion is too much; constipation, with stool like sheep’s dung.

Platina [Plat]

Irritable women, inclined to sadness, easily frightened, great anxiety and fear of death; shivering all over the body; pale and worn face; mucous, clammy taste; inappetency or bulimy; burning; contracting, throbbing pain in stomach and abdomen; constipation or painful and profuse menstruation.

Pulsatilla [Puls]

After abuse of iron or quinine; face pale and puffed, with sensation of confusion in head and dizziness; slimy, insipid, putrid taste and foul breath; dislike to all food; no thirst, but desire for beer, liquors, lemonade; frequent acid or bitter eructations; nausea; greenish, slimy of bilious vomiting; shooting, pulsating pains in pit of stomach and abdomen (<) by touch or motion; suppression of menses with colic, nausea and general coldness of the body; thick, acrid leucorrhoea, oedema of the feet; constant chilliness; great tremulousness, weariness and nocturnal sleeplessness; tendency to diarrhoea.

Sabina [Sabin]

Amenorrhoea; frontal headache, pressing down upon eyes; (<) in morning on rising, (>) in fresh air; blue rings around eyes; nausea and qualmishness when in a crowd; burning in pit of stomach, with twisting and gurgling in bowels; bearing down; pain in extremities, (<) at night; lassitude and sleeplessness.

Senecio [Senec]

Chlorosis in scrofulous girls, with dropsy, anaemia; dysmenorrhoea, especially where the strumous habit is present; leucorrhoea instead of menses, or with urinary troubles, retarded and scanty menses.

Sepia [Sep]

Chloasma of face and bridge of nose; uneasiness in presence of strangers; sudden flushes; staring at trifles; dreams with good sleep; bearing down as if everything would come out of the genitals; leucorrhoea yellowish and passing away in starts; swelling of external genital organs, with itching, burning and soreness; intermittent pulsations of heart; palpitation; nausea brought on even by the smell of cooking; tongue coated, mostly at root, clearing off in patches, leaving red surface; irritable and averse to her usual household duties.

Sulphur [Sulph]

Heat of head with cold feet; inclination to religious reveries; inflammation of eyelids; frequent, unsuccessful desire for stool; oppression of chest with palpitation of heart; exhaustion even from talking, (<) while standing; sleepy in daytime, restless at night: perspires easily; faint before dinner; leucorrhoea; menses too late, of short duration, or suppressed; blood thick, dark, acrid, makes things sore.

Thuja [Thuj]

Chlorosis with oedematous swelling, first of face, about abdomen in both lower extremities; menses at right time, but profuse and watery; aphthae; longs for cold food and drink.

Ustilago [Ust]

Chlorosis with amenorrhoea and tendency to phthisis pulmonum; dry fatiguing cough, with stitching pains in chest, especially left side; night sweats; no appetite; great debility; pain in ovaries, especially left side; menses scanty, with ovarian irritation, or profuse, frequent, containing coagula.

Veratrum-alb [Verat]

Girls inclined to melancholy and sadness; excessive chronic weakness; emaciation; cold, wan and pale face, thirst with desire for acids, or very cold drinks, but vomits immediately afterwards; menses suppressed, with delirium; pains in loins and back, rapid swelling and icy coldness of feet.

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.