Confinement & Postpartum – Derangement of lochial discharges

Homeopathy treatment for Confinement & Postpartum – Derangement of lochial discharges from the Homeopathic Therapeutics by Lilienthal. Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of Confinement & Postpartum – Derangement of lochial discharges…


Aconite [Acon]

Suppression or scanty discharge, with distress of abdomen, chest and head, probably from sanguineous congestion; fever with thirst and mental uneasiness; sharp cutting pain in abdomen which is sensitive to touch; offensive lochia; mammae soft and flabby; lochia returns when she begins to walk about house.

Arsenicum [Ars]

To prevent reabsorption and septicaemia and to sustain the nervous system; metritis puerperalis.

Baptisia [Bapt]

Lochia very acrid and foetid, with great debility and prostration.

Belladonna [Bell]

OFFENSIVE LOCHIA, FEELING HOT TO THE PARTS; flushed face and injected eyeballs; great tenderness of abdomen; pain in uterine region comes and goes suddenly; fever with thirst and delirium; unrefreshing sleep; great sensitiveness, cannot bear even a slight jar of her bed.

Bryonia [Bry]

Suppression of lochia, with sensation as if head would burst, with dryness of lips and mouth and (<) by least motion, or profuse lochia with burning pains in uterine region.

Calcarea-carb [Calc]

Lochia last too long in leucophlegmatic women who menstruate too profusely from atony of uterine fibres; milky lochia.

Calendula [Calend]

Profuse offensive watery discharge with great exhaustion.

Cantharis [Canth]

Lochia profuse on second or third day, accompanied with burning and smarting in vagina and urethra.

Carbo-an [Carb-an]

Lochia last too long, thin, offensive, excoriating, with numbness of limbs.

Caulophyllum [Caul]

BLOODY LOCHIA last too long and exhaust patient, it seems to ooze passively from the relaxed uterine vessels.

Chamomilla [Cham]

Suppression of lochia, followed by diarrhoea, colicky diarrhoea; irritable and impatient; thirst; redness of one cheek while the other is pale.

Coffea [Coff]

Profuse discharge with exalted nervous sensibility and wake- fulness.

Colocynthis [Coloc]

Suppression of lochia, with violent colic, perhaps from anger; abdomen tympanitic, diarrhoea; (<) after taking food or drink; great restlessness.

Crocus [Croc]

LOCHIAL DISCHARGE IN DARK STRINGS; sensation of something alive in abdomen which becomes greatly distended.

Dulcamara [Dulc]

Lochia suppressed by cold or dampness; quantity of milk greatly diminished.

Erigeron [Erig]

The least motion excites afresh a return of bloody lochial

discharge, (>) by rest.

Helonias [Helon]

Continuous lochial discharge FOR WEEKS AND MONTHS after confinement; prolapsus and uterine hyperaesthesia; mental gloom.

Hepar [Hep]

Disgusting and offensive odor of the lochia; pimples on parts.

Hyoscyamus [Hyos]

Much delirium and jerking of the muscles; fear of being poisoned; very jealous and suspicious.

Kreosotum [Kreos]

Offensive black clots, mixed with water; excoriating lochia almost ceased to flow, when they freshen up and become more profuse and bloody; and again almost disappear to freshen up again; low-spirited; lacerating headache; hair falls out.

Lilium [Lil-t]

Offensive excoriating lochia; urine causes smarting; dragging pains from DELAYED SUBINVOLUTION; fears an internal incurable disease.

Mercurius [Merc]

Discharge (<) at night, with swelling and inflammation of genital organs; swollen and sore groins.

Nux-vomica [Nux-v]

Scanty and offensive lochia in women who live well and indulge in coffee and wine; irritable rectum, calling her to stool frequently; urinates often, urine producing a scalding sensation; soreness in uterine region, she does not wish to be moved or disturbed; prefers to be warm.

Opium [Op]

Suppression of lochia from fright; sopor.

Platina [Plat]

A little discharge remains, but it is black and clotted; genitals sore and tender, so that she cannot bear to have the usual napkins applied; DISCHARGE INTERMITTENT, IN GUSHES; cannot bear a warm room.

Pulsatilla [Puls]

Lochia make her feel faint as they flow; sudden disappearance of milk, the scanty lochial discharge remaining is milky; fever, but no thirst.

Rhus-tox [Rhus-t]

Lochia last too long, are thin and offensive and exhaust her; sometimes bloody or ichorous; shooting pains in rectum; restless at night, changes position often.

Secale [Sec]

Thin scrawny women. Lochia offensive, thin, scanty or profuse, painless or accompanied by prolonged bearing-down pains; very dark discharge.

Sepia [Sep]

Offensive, very foetid, excoriating discharge, with little sharp shooting pains in the region of the neck of uterus; distressing, bearing-down pain in back.

Silicea [Sil]

PURE BLOOD FLOWS EVERY TIME THE BABY NURSES; discharge excoriates; after pains in lips.

Stramonium [Stram]

Lochia of a cadaverous odor; full of absurd ideas.

Sulphur [Sulph]

Hot flushes; discharge weakens her; sweat; heat in soles of feet, or they feel cold all the time.

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.