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

Inflammation of Bladder

Aconite [Acon]

High fever, restlessness. Constant urging, yet fearful of voiding urine, on account of painfulness of the act; urine scanty, or passes in drops, burning and mixed with blood; tension, heat and tenderness over pubes; pinching around umbilicus, (<) when walking, children reach with their hands to the genitals and cry out; retention of urine from cold (sitting on stones, etc.), by suppressed perspiration, by fright or fear.

Ammonium-carb [Am-c]

Violent tenesmus of the bladder with cutting, even at night, with diminished passage of urine, accompanied by burning; blood oozes from urethra.

Apis-mell [Apis]

Great irritation at neck of bladder, with frequent and burning irritation, repeated micturition every few minutes all day; scalding sensation and soreness when urinating; burning and stinging in urethra; difficult urination in children; incontinence, with great irritation of the parts, urine red, hot, bloody and scanty. Cystitis caused by the Spanish fly.

Arnica [Arn]

Traumatic inflammation; constant urging while urine passes involuntarily in drops; haematuria; urine difficult, scanty, dark, with thick, brown sediment.

Arsenicum [Ars]

Burning pain, especially at the commencement of urination; urine turbid, mixed with pus and blood; inability to pass the urine or what passes is turbid and purulent; bladder greatly distended and paralyzed; fever, great restlessness, cold perspiration, face and extremities cold. Chronic cystitis.

Asparagus [Aspar]

Frequent and distressing tenesmus, urine loaded with pus and flakes of the mucous lining of the bladder; constant urging to urinate; burning in urethra during and after micturition.

Belladonna [Bell]

Sensation of turning and twisting in bladder, like a large worm, without desire to urinate; vesical region very sensitive to the least jar; urine HOT AND FIERY RED, clear at first, but soon becoming turbid on standing and depositing a copious, slimy, bright-red, branlike sediment; urine passed in drops with frequent urging.

Berberis [Berb]

Cutting in bladder extending down urethra, burning pain even after urinating; urine yellow, turbid and flocculent; back lame and sore with pain in loins and hips, all (<) by movement; burning pain in bladder whether full or empty, (<) when lying or sitting, (>) while standing.

Cactus-grand [Cact]

Constant desire, urine passes in drops with much burning, URINATION PREVENTED BY CLOTS.

Caladium [Calad]

Sensation of fulness in bladder; vesical region painful to touch and pressure; violent pain during micturition, urine burns like has water.

Camphora [Camph]

Frequent urging, sometimes ineffectual, urine passes in drops, burning and tenesmus of the neck; retention, with pressure on bladder and desire to urinate, or slow emission in a slender stream, with burning in bladder and urethra; urine red, reddish- brown or yellowish-green, with a musty odor.

Cannabis-ind [Cann-i]

Burning and scalding, or stinging pain in urethra, before, during and after urination; urine loaded with slimy mucus, after exposure to damp cold, with pain in bladder and urethra, has to wait before urine flows, sometimes with much straining and urine dribbles away after stream ceases.

Cannabis-sat [Cann-s]

Pain in neck of bladder and both kidneys; urging to urinate every fifteen or twenty minutes; urine yellowish-white and the last mixed with blood; scalding when passed, but (<) after, at close of urination spasmodic closure of sphincter, with severe stricture and drawing up of anus; complete retention or constant urging, especially at night, with burning pains; passes only drops of bloody urine or flakes of blood in mucus or pus.

Cantharis [Canth]

VIOLENT TENESMUS VESICAE AND STRANGURY; violent burning, cutting pains in neck of bladder, extending to fossa navicularis; (<) before and after micturition; violent pains in bladder, urging to urinate from smallest quantity of urine; painful discharge of a few drops of bloody urine, causing very sharp pain, as if a red- hot iron were passed along urethra; felt most acutely at membranous portion of canal and in meatus urinarius; spasmodic pain in perineum along the urethra and down the testes, which are drawn up; cutting pains through abdomen, which are distended and painful to touch, especially in bladder; urging (<) when standing or walking, (>) sitting; urine turbid, scanty, bloody; great thirst, but drinking and even the sight of water increases the pain; great restlessness and fever; children with gravel.

Causticum [Caust]

Smarting pain in urethra while urinating (Cantharis: after Can. sat.; during and after); patient can hardly hold his water (paresis), has to hurry in order not to soil himself; urine light-colored, with flocculent sediment; painful retention of urine, brought on by slightest exposure to cold; ineffectual attempts, passes only a few drops, with spasms in rectum, and constipation.

Colchicum [Colch]

Vesical irritability depending upon a gouty diathesis; strangury with haemorrhage from bladder; micturition accompanied and followed by tenesmus of bladder and burning pain in urethra; as if urine were hot.

Colocynthis [Coloc]

Alternate stitches in bladder and rectum; retention of urine with retraction of testes and priapism; urine foetid, soon thickens and becomes viscid or turbid with copious deposit like gravel; intense burning the entire length of urethra during stool.

Conium [Con]

Chronic cystitis in enlargement of the prostrate in old people; intermittent urination, urine flows and stops.

Chimaphila [Chim]

Scanty urine containing a LARGE QUANTITY OF MUCO-PURULENT SEDIMENT; urine thick, ropy, of a brick color and bloody sediment; urging to urinate after voiding it; pressing fulness in vesical region; inability to micturate without standing with the feet wide apart and the body inclined forward; constipation; hectic fever; night-sweats.

Copaiva [Cop]

Burning in neck of bladder and urethra; pressure on bladder, with frequent ineffectual urging and passing the urine by drops; frothy, dark yellow urine with the odor of violets; swelling and dilatation of orifice of urethra.

Cubeba [Cub]

Chronic cystitis; cutting and constriction after micturition; with sensation as if the bladder still contained water; last drops of urine passed with pain; urine foamy, bloody, smells of violets; haematuria.

Digitalis [Dig]

Gonorrhoeic cystitis, especially about neck, with strangury and frequent desire to urinate.

Dulcamara [Dulc]

Chronic cases with constant desire to urinate, felt deep in the abdomen; painful pressing down in the bladder and urethra, urine limpid when voided, assumes an oily consistence on cooling, becomes offensive and contains a tough, jellylike, whitish or reddish mucus, with little lumps of blood (<) when weather changes from warm to cold.

Elaterium [Elat]

Inflammation of neck of bladder; pains when urinating of such violence as to even induce convulsions.

Equisetum [Equis]

Severe and dull pain in bladder, not abating after urination, with tenderness on pressure and soreness of testicles and cords; excessive burning or sharp cutting pains in urethra; great desire to micturate, but only a small amount passed each time; urine high-colored and scanty; great irritability of the bladder with pains through hips and thighs.

Erigeron [Erig]

DYSURIA OF TEETHING CHILDREN; child cries when passing water; frequent, painful urination; urine copious; of a strong odor, very acrid; vesical irritation from calculi (Cantharis).

Eryngium [Ery-a]

Burning pain with tenesmus in bladder or urethra; frequent desire to micturate, urine scanty, passes in drops every few minutes; no froth or sediment.

Eupatorium-purp [Eup-pur]

Constant desire; even after frequent micturition bladder still feels full; cutting aching pain in bladder, which feels sore and uneasy; passes only a few drops at a time; vesical irritability in women.

Gelsemium [Gels]

Frequent urging with scanty emission and tenesmus of bladder (Magn. phos.); spasmodic retention of urine.

Helleborus [Hell]

Gradually increasing cystitis with constant desire to urinate, causing spasms, and painful emission of small quantities of urine which is turbid and dark, depositing a mucous or purulent sediment; abdomen distended; constant nausea; children cry and fret all the time.

Hyoscyamus [Hyos]

Retention of urine so that bladder becomes largely distended; urine turbid, depositing a mucous or purulent sediment; inflammation or spasm of the neck of the bladder; great thirst, dry tongue, subsultus tendinum, deliria. Hysterical subjects.

Kali-bichrom [Kali-bi]

Continuous desire in daytime. After micturition burning in back part of urethra, with sensation as if one drop had remained behind, with unsuccessful effort to void it; urine scanty, with a white film and mucous sediment; painful drawing from perineum into urethra; frequent discharge of watery, strong-smelling urine, awakening him at night; urine alkaline and ropy.

Kali-carb [Kali-c]

Violent cutting and tearing in bladder, neck of bladder and urethra; urine hot, scanty, flows slowly, with soreness and burning, and deposits a red, mucous or purulent sediment; urination, immediately followed by painful desire to micturate.

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.