Cholera & Cholerine


Homeopathy treatment for Cholera & Cholerine from the Homeopathic Therapeutics by Lilienthal. Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of Cholera & Cholerine…


Aconite [Acon]

Premonitory stage, with nausea, sweat and diarrhoea; white stools and red urine; hypogastrium painful and sore to the touch; weakness of bowels from former purgatives; sensation as if a warm liquid came out of the anus; acute congestion of the mucous membranes after eating fruit. When cholera is fully developed, Aconite may be still indicated, for inclination to vomit with violent diarrhoea; vomiting and watery diarrhoea; hippocratic countenance; bluish face, with black lips, anguish or imbecility in the face; cold limbs, with blue nails; collapse, out of proportion to the evacuations, GREAT AND SUDDEN SINKING OF STRENGTH, BUT WITH NO ALARM.

Angustura [Ang]

Spasms and cramps in back, in thighs and calves; eyelids spasmodically opened; intermitting, spasmodic breathing; easily frightened and starts, (<) by touching the parts; diarrhoea preceded by cutting in abdomen and nausea in the morning; copious, thin, white stools, with shivering over face after every stool.

Antimonium-tart [Ant-t]

Cholera morbus; violent straining to vomit, with respiration on forehead; vomiting of food with great effort, followed by DEBILITY, CHILLINESS AND SLEEPINESS.

Arsenicum [Ars]

Stomach as much disturbed as the lower bowels; prostration profound; incessant restlessness and change of position; intense thirst, satiated for a few moments by a small quantity of water, but that little aggravates all symptoms, or drinking of large quantities, with vomiting and purging; violent vomiting of watery, bilious, or slimy, green brown or black masses; lips and tongue dry, blackish and cracked; ICY COLDNESS OF THE SKIN, AND CLAMMY SWEAT, WITH SUBJECTIVE HEAT; pains violent, and burning in the epigastrium; NOT RICE-WATER, but frequent, scanty, a dark or yellowish offensive-smelling water; hippocratic countenance; small, feeble, intermittent or tremulous pulse; tonic spasms of the fingers and toes; SUDDEN DEATHLY COLLAPSE, with drowsiness verging on stupefaction and great indifference.

Asarum-europ [Asar]

Nervous and timid persons who constantly feel chilly, or complain of cold hands, feet, knees or abdomen; even the hottest room or the WARMEST COVERING DOES NOT RELIEVE THE CHILLINESS, constant nausea, most disgusting taste in mouth, with loathing of food, without gastric derangement; clean tongue; rumbling and gurgling in abdomen, with nausea; unconquerable longing for alcohol.

Belladonna [Bell]

TYPHOID VARIETY; coma, with half-opened, distorted eyes, grating of the teeth, distortion of the mouth, or great restlessness; desire to escape; stitches in the side, or burning of the abdomen; burning heat and redness of the face, and desire for cold drinks; accelerated pulse, which is more or less full, but not hard.

Bryonia [Bry]

Skin icy-cold, shrivelled; unconscious, cannot speak; great dryness of tongue, mouth and lips; vomiting and purging; pulseless; TYPHOID SYMPTOMS FOLLOWING CHOLERA; vomiting and diarrhoea commence in the morning, preceded by cutting pains in bowels, (<) by motion, even in bed.

Camphora [Camph]

FIRST STAGE ONLY. Sudden and overwhelming prostration, is unable to stand; cramps in calves; COLDNESS OF BODY, dry or in a cold sweat; great burning in oesophagus and stomach; painfulness of stomach to pressure; no thirst, marked nausea, coldness after vomiting or no vomiting, no diarrhoea or scanty stool; face distorted, eyes sunken; face, hands and feet icy cold, cannot beat to have them covered, great anguish as though he would suffocate, groans and moans in a hoarse, husky voice; tingling and numbness in tips of fingers; extremities cold and blue with cramps. DRY CHOLERA REPRESENTING A TERRIBLE SHOCK TO SYMPATHETICUS. Sometimes scanty rice-water stools, incomplete, with marked nausea.

Cantharis [Canth]

The urinary passages involved, with violent burning in the hypogastrium; rumbling in the abdomen; bloody stools with tenesmus; heat in the abdomen; great restlessness; cerebral symptoms. Suppression or retention of urine, even uraemic coma, delirium and convulsions, excessive sensitiveness of abdomen to touch.

Carbo-veg [Carb-v]

After exposure to great heat of sun or of fire, as for cooks, blacksmiths, masons, etc., even in the premonitory stage. CHOLERA HAEMORRHAGIA, where the red corpuscles pass out with the serum and tinge it red, associated with flatulence; diarrhoea and vomiting, with oppression of chest and coma, or algid state, collapse without stools; nose, cheeks and finger-tips icy cold, lips bluish; cold breath and cold tongue; respiration weak and labored, desires to be fanned; hoarseness or total loss of voice; cramps in legs and thighs; consciousness retained, or coma without vomiting, stool or cramps.

Chininum-sulph [Chin-s]

Heaviness in head as from a cold; nausea and loathing of food; pressure in pit of stomach up into throat, (<) after drinking water; pains in bowels, especially after eating; heaviness and aching in all limbs and especially in joints; great sensitiveness to external influences; chilliness, especially in back, alternating with flushes of heat. During premonitory symptoms in connection with ozonized water.

Cicuta [Cic]

LOUD-SOUNDING, DANGEROUS HICCOUGH; little diarrhoea, but the vomiting alternates with violent TONIC SPASMS OF THE CHEST; sopor; convulsions; starting or upturned eyes; heavy breathing; congestion of blood to the head or chest; vomiting or diarrhoea nearly ceased.

Coffea [Coff]

Cases caused by fear, excitement, unexpected news; extreme nervousness and sleeplessness.

Colchicum [Colch]

Vomiting and purging of rice-water stools; with thirst; aversion to food, loathing the sight and still more the smell of it; only perfect quiet, without the least movement, prevents vomiting; burning or icy coldness in stomach and abdomen; constant vomiting and passages of green matter, with cutting pain about navel, each successive stool becoming more watery; lassitude, with anxious expression of face; sudden loss of all power.

Colocynthis [Coloc]

Vomiting, first of the ingesta, afterwards of green substances, with violent colic; retention of urine; cramps in the calves; frequent watery diarrhoea which with every new stool becomes more colorless and watery.

Croton-tigl [Croto-t]

After violent nausea, violent vomiting of ingesta; sudden attacks of vomiting, yellowish-white frothy fluid with the most violent efforts of the stomach; anguish, oppression and pressure in stomach; nausea and much water in the mouth; burning in stomach; many liquid stools, with tenesmus; no colic, or nausea and colic; yellow-colored water running out like a short; violent purging, with a disagreeable sensation through the whole body and nauseous taste; sweat during stool; weakness, fainting spells.

Cuprum [Cupr]

SPASMODIC VARIETY. Spasms first in lower limbs, then in the upper ones, then in the muscle of the abdomen and chest; orthopnoea, cannot bear even a cloth approached to his face, it takes away the breath; threatening suffocative syncope, invading diaphragm and muscles of heart; drink descends with gurgling noise; DESIRE FOR WARM FOOD AND DRINK rather then cold; violent cramping in stomach, horrid colic, with nausea and than cold; violent cramping in stomach, horrid colic, with nausea and vomiting; drinking sips of cold water prevents vomiting; vomiting water after slight nausea, with tears in eyes; SPASMS IN THROAT PREVENT SPEECH; cholera collapse, with coldness, blue surface, deathly nausea, suffocation, epigastric distress and cramps; uraemic eclampsia in cholera, with loquacious delirium and asthma, followed by apathy, cold tongue and breath and deathlike prostration.

Cuprum-ammon-sulph [Cupr-am-s]

Excessive thirst, constant vomiting of large quantities of fluids, which pour away, as it were; cramps in calves of legs, restlessness, tossing about and constant uneasiness; changed features full of anguish.

Cuprum-ars [Cupr-ar]

Choleraic discharges with severe and painful cramps in abdomen and extremities; cramps in fingers and toes; singultus; intense coldness of body; blueness of skin; epigastric distress with most INTENSE DYSPNOEA.

Elaterium [Elat]

Profuse watery diarrhoea, without vomiting; stools frequent, frothy, watery, and of a pea-green color; cutting-griping pains in the bowels; chilliness, with continued yawning; difficult; breathing; suppression of urine; the whole attack followed by great prostration.

Euphorbia-corollata [Euph-c]

Violent vomiting of large quantities of water mixed with mucus; then clear fluid like rice-water and purging of watery light- yellow, liquid, with WARM SWEAT on forehead and face; the ejections are thrown out with much force; cramps in calves and coldness of body; death-like sense of faintness and exhaustion; PATIENT WANTS TO DIE.

Gratiola [Grat]

Cholera resulting from drinking excessive quantities of water of moderate coolness; yellow-green, frothy, stools, gushing out

forcibly, with rumbling in abdomen; COLD FEELING IN ABDOMEN; frequent spitting, with inclination to vomit; nausea not relieved by vomiting, which is very severe; cramps spread from solar plexus over whole body.

Hydrocyanic-acid [Hydr-ac]

Sudden cessation of all discharges; pulselessness; cold clammy sweat; involuntary stools; starting fixed look, with dilated pupils; breathing slow, deep, gasping, difficult and spasmodic, at long intervals; hiccough; clutches at the heart as if distressed; long-lasting faints, apparently dead.

Hyoscyamus [Hyos]

Typhoid symptoms after the vomiting, diarrhoea and coldness have ceased, with dulness of sense, wandering looks; red and hot face; spasms and rumbling in abdomen; hiccough with involuntary micturition and foaming at mouth..

Ipecacuanha [Ip]

Frequent vomiting, the purging not being violent; a mild form caused by eating fat meat or sweat cake; griping, pinching pains in abdomen; (<) by motion, (>) by rest; vertigo and confusion of head.

Iris-vers [Iris]

Choleraic features; burning in mouth and fauces as if on fire; vomiting of food, then of bile, with great heat and sweat; burning distress in epigastrium; stools yellow, watery, corrosive, with burning in rectum; burning in urethra after micturition; sunken eyes; ICE-COLD TONGUE, cold limbs and cramps with rice-water stools.

Jatropha-curcas [Jatr]

FIRST STAGE OF CHOLERA BEFORE COLLAPSE SETS IN. Easy vomiting of large quantities of watery substances like albumen; watery diarrhoea, contents of rectum gush out like torrent, or EVACUATIONS THICK AND LUMPY, albuminous instead of thin and watery; anxiety, with burning at the stomach; suppression of urine; anguish, with coldness of body; viscid sweat; violent cramps in lower limbs; calves look like flat splints; abdomen flattened after many stools.

Laurocerasus [Laur]

Absence of vomiting and stools; asphyxia; coldness of body; pulselessness; cloudiness of the brain, fainting; tetanic spasms; suppression or retention of urine; sensation of constriction in the throat when swallowing.

Nicotine [Nicot]

Thirstlessness, without vomiting or diarrhoea, with icy-cold forehead, and without any sign of action in the vegetative muscles; slow, irregular, intermittent pulse; oppressed breathing; anxiety about the chest; icy coldness from the knees to the toes; paralysis of the lower extremities, with formication in the legs; dizziness, with nausea and anguish; DEATH-LIKE PALENESS OF THE FACE, WITH NAUSEA AND CLAMMY, COLD PERSPIRATION WHILE BODY IS WARM; small feeble pulse; COLDNESS IN THE ABDOMEN, with nausea and hiccough; burning in stomach, vomiting of water, only when moving; hepatic and renal region painful to touch.

Opium [Op]

Great depression of nervous centres, with stupor and coma; insensibility to the action of medicine.

Phosphoric-acid [Ph-ac]

Especially in summer season; painless, watery stools; great rumbling in abdomen; sticky tongue; bloatedness.

Phosphorus [Phos]

Violent thirst for cold water, but vomits it immediately or as soon as it becomes warm in the stomach; hiccough after eating, making the it of stomach sore and aching; profuse diarrhoea, pouring away as from a hydrant; rumbling in abdomen and debility, as a sequela to cholera.

Podophyllum [Podo]

PAINLESS CHOLERA MORBUS; stools profuse and gushing involuntary during sleep and when passing flatus, very offensive, like carrion; sense of weakness in abdomen and rectum; loss of appetite; no thirst, or great thirst; violent cramps of feet, calves and thighs; gagging or empty retching; sinking feeling at epigastrium, with sensation as if everything would drop through the pelvis; stools (<) at night and towards morning and liable to change color.

Rhus-tox [Rhus-t]

Typhoid stage. Dry, brown or black lips; constant comatose slumbering; loquacious delirium; red tip of tongue and absence of coating, but great dryness and pain in limbs; stools watery, mucous, like the washings of meat, cadaverous smelling.

Ricinus [Ric]

(Tincture of seeds).- Rice-water stools; COMPLETE ANURIA; collapse; voice changed, husky; pulse extremely small, filiform; forehead covered with cold sweat; extremities moist and cool; excessive lassitude; collapse accompanied by purging and vomiting which are violent and profuse; diarrhoea almost incessant and colliquative; anuria followed by albuminuria, urine deeply colored and highly albuminous.

Secale-corn [Sec]

The vomiting is over, but the diarrhoea continues, brownish, flocculent, colorless; AVERSION TO HEAT OR BEING COVERED, WITH ICY COLDNESS OF THE EXTREMITIES; great exhaustion and prostration; pale and sunken face; dry, thick, viscid coating of the tongue, unquenchable thirst, severe anxiety and burning at the pit of the stomach. The stools may be involuntary and unperceived, ejected with force, and where there is still vomiting it is painless, without effort and followed by great weakness. The extensors and abductors are more affected by the spasms the flexors and abductors; toes and fingers are asunder and bent backward; facial muscles especially affected, distortion of of features, mouth closed or distorted; bites her tongue; considerable dryness dryness of mouth and nose, not relieved by water; thirst for acids.

Tabacum [Tab]

Nausea and vomiting, if persistent, after purging yielded, recurring in constant paroxysms, with cold sweat, oppressed stomach, anguish and restlessness, cramp and tearing in limbs, occasional drawing in the calves; nausea, worse from slightest movement; vomiting; sometimes in a stream.

Veratrum-alb [Verat]

GREAT TORPOR OF VEGETATIVE SYSTEM WITHOUT ANY GREAT MENTAL OR SENSORY DISTURBANCE; LITTLE DEPRESSION OF SPIRITS OR ANXIETY; violent evacuation upward and downward; icy coldness of the body; great debility and cramps in the calves; vomiting, with constant desire for cold drinks; copious, watery, inodorous stools, mixed with white flocks; pale face, drinks; copious, watery, inodorous stools, mixed with white flocks; pale face, without any color; blue margins around the eyes; deathly anguish in the features; cold tongue and breath; loss of voice; great oppressive anguish in the chest giving the patient a desire to escape from the bed; violent colic, especially around the umbilicus, as if the abdomen would be torn open; the abdomen is sensitive to contact, with drawing and cramps in the fingers; wrinkled skin in the palms of the hand; retention of urine; cold sweat; rapid emaciation.

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.