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

Absinthium [Absin]

Delirium full of visions, during which the patient walks about in distress; sleeplessness in typhoid with congestion at the base of brain.

Acetic-acid [Acet-ac]

Delirium in typhoid with distended belly and obstinate constipation, or rumbling in bowels, colic and diarrhoea alternately with stupor.

Aconite [Acon]

Delirium, with talk about death; raves at night, springs out of bed with great heat, dilated pupils, convulsive motions, or nonsensical talk; moaning, crying out with staring look.

Aethusa [Aeth]

Delirium with chill; imagines he sees cats and dogs, jumps out of window, is full of hallucinations.

Agaricus [Agar]

Constant delirium, knows no one throws things at the nurse; sings, talks, but does not answer questions; tries to get out of bed; twitching and grimaces.

Apis-mell [Apis]

Stupor, with murmuring delirium; dread of death, fear of being poisoned.

Arnica [Arn]

Stupor, sits as if in thought, yet thinks of nothing, like a waking dream; trembling lower lip; declines to answer questions (Phosphorus ac.); thinks he is well (Apis, Arsenicum).

Arsenicum [Ars]

Slow protracted cases with mild delirium, great restlessness, anxiety.

Arum-triph [Arum-t]

During delirium boring in the nose; picking at one spot, or at the dry lips.

Baptisia [Bapt]

Delirium, especially at night, or constant; delirious stupor, falls into a deep sleep, while answering questions (Arnica, Hyosc).

Belladonna [Bell]

Violent delirium, with attempts to run away (Opium), to strike, bite, and spit upon people; congestion to brain with great drowsiness, but inability to sleep; delirium with fear of imaginary things, sees monsters, tries to hide herself; violent

delirium, breaks into fits of laughter, then gnashes the teeth and tries to bite people; sleepiness with inability to sleep.

Bryonia [Bry]

Nocturnal delirium about business, visions when shutting eyes; irritability and hasty speech; dull, pressing, stitching head- ache.

Calcarea-carb [Calc]

Visions of faces and persons, when eyes are closed, sees and plays with cats and other animals; desire to go home; delirium tremens.

Camphora [Camph]

Delirious, somnolent, with slow fever at night; dulness and heat of head with cold, clammy skin.

Cantharis [Canth]

Furious delirium with crying, barking and beating; confusion of head, anxious restlessness; cold sweat, especially on hands and feet.

Capsicum [Caps]

Coma and delirium, awakens with fright, screams and remains full of fear.

Carbo-veg [Carb-v]

Quiet delirium, indifference to outside things.

Chamomilla [Cham]

Delirium with hallucinations and fearful cries, (>) moving about.

China [Chin]

Delirium after depletion, on closing eyes sees figures of persons.

Cicuta [Cic]

Crazy delirium, cries, sings, loss of consciousness with open eyes, knows no one, but, when touched or spoken to, answers


Cimicifuga [Cimic]

Deliria with great headache, nausea, retching, dilated pupils, (<) during night, with clammy sweat and great prostration.

Colchicum [Colch]

Delirium with headache; intellect cloudy though giving correct answers; rarely irritable mood.

Colocynthis [Coloc]

Delirium alternating with sopor, with constant desire to escape, eyes half closed; extreme anxiety.

Cuprum-met [Cupr]

Delirium, howling and muttering, afraid of every one who approaches him, shrinking away from them, tries to escape; restlessness and anguish, tossing about.

Gelsemium [Gels]

Delirium in sleep, half waking, with incoherent talk; delirium as soon as he falls asleep (Spong); loquacity; brilliant eyes; shooting through temples and nose.

Hyoscyamus [Hyos]

When spoken to he answers correctly, but unconsciousness and delirium immediately return; delirium continues while awake, talks of business, complains of imaginary things; indistinct and muttering loquacity; insane passion for work; desire to uncover, aversion to light; fear of being poisoned or betrayed, he is whining, nervous and twitching but easily pacified.

Kali-brom [Kali-br]

Delirium with delusions thinks he is pursued, will be poisoned, that her child is dead (puerperal fever).

Lachesis [Lach]

Delirium, fears she will be damned; delirium at night, muttering, drowsy, red face; or slow, difficult speech and dropped jaw; delirium with great loquacity, constantly jumping from subject to subject; delirium from overwatching, over- fatigue, loss of fluids, excessive study; dread of death, fears to go to bed; considers herself dead; muttering stupor.

Lachnanthes [Lachn]

Loquacious delirium, brilliant eyes, circumscribed red cheeks.

Lycopodium [Lyc]

Sopor, delirium, uses wrong words for correct ideas.

Mercurius-biniod [Merc-i-r]

Delirium with ulcers on fauces and tonsils, with increased fever.

Nux-moschata [Nux-m]

Delirium, violent vertigo, strange gestures, loud, improper talk, sleeplessness; laughter, everything appears ludicrous, talks loudly to himself.

Opium [Op]

Mild or furibund delirium, with loud talking, laughing, attempts to escape; venous congestion with dark-red face; imagines parts of body very large; thinks she is not at home.

Phosphoric-acid [Ph-ac]

Quiet delirium with great stupefaction and dulness of head; unintelligible muttering delirium.

Phosphorus [Phos]

Ecstasy; notion that his body is all in pieces and he cannot get it together (Baptisia); mania de grandeur in his delirium; erotismus and sexual excitement and seeks to gratify his lust (often after Hyosc.).

Plumbum [Plb]

Deliria alternating with lead colic; patient bites and strikes, though his hands tremble as well as his head and yellow mucus collects about mouth and teeth.

Podophyllum [Podo]

Delirious loquacity during fever heat.

Rhus-tox [Rhus-t]

Delirium, talks incoherently to himself, mental operation slow and difficult; answers correctly, but slowly, sometimes hastily (Bryonia: hasty speech; Hepar: hasty speech and hasty drinking); low mild delirium, thinks he is roaming over fields or hard at work.

Stramonium [Stram]

Loquacious delirium, singing, laughing, whistling; constant involuntary odd motions of limbs and body; all objects appear oblique; delirium with very graceful gesticulations; patient conscious of her mentally unnatural condition.

Veratrum-alb [Verat]

Delirium; heavy, soporous sleep; restless, anxious, frightened at imaginary things; lascivious and lewd in talk and deed; thirsty, cramps in legs, COLD SWEAT, tingling; irregular pulse.

Zincum [Zinc]

Delirium with attempts to get out of bed; staring eyes; constant trembling of the hands and coldness of the extremities.

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.