Diabetes insipidus


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


Acetic-acid [Acet-ac]

Intense thirst; passes large quantities of light-colored urine; violent pain and sensation of burning in the region of chest and stomach; lassitude of limbs, emaciation and prostration; skin dry, pale and waxen; oedema of feet and legs.

Anantherum [Anan]

Clear abundant urine, day and night, with debility, great thirst, dryness of mouth; stools hard, gray or dark-colored; involuntary urination when walking and enuresis nocturna, as if caused by paralysis of the neck of the bladder; craving for strong liquors, sour drinks, spices; love of strong odors; unhealthy skin, easily suppurating.

Arnica [Arn]

From mechanical injury. Frequent micturition of pale urine, containing an excess of phosphates; involuntary micturition at night when asleep or during the day when running; dry mouth with much thirst; longing for alcoholic drinks, for vinegar and sour things.

Arsenicum [Ars]

(Arsenicum br.). Polyuria with bulimy and unquenchable thirst, emaciation and great weakness; watery diarrhoea; paleness of skin; disposition to gangrene; slight motion causes dyspnoea, with palpitation and fainting; dropsies.

Belladonna [Bell]

Urine more copious than the drink taken would warrant; pale, watery, frequent, retained with difficulty; vesical region sensitive to pressure or jar; marked symptoms of cerebral irritation, dilated pupils, hyperaesthesia of senses; lips, mouth and throat dry with thirst; entire absence of sweat; (<) from 3 P.M. till midnight.

Calcarea-carb [Calc]

Frequent and copious urination, urine odorless, sour or pungent; trickling of urine after micturition; enuresis nocturna; ravenous appetite and continual violent thirst for cold drinks; desire for wine, salt, sweet things and eggs; great liability to take cold and oversensitiveness to damp cold air.

Calcarea-phos [Calc-p]

Polyuria with weakness; induced by grief or disappointed love; headache along cranial sutures; much thirst, with dry mouth and tongue, especially in afterpart of day; abdomen flabby and sunken (Calcarea carb., enlarged abdomen); craving for bacon and salted

meats; children look old and wrinkled.

Cannabis-ind [Cann-i]

Profuse colorless urine in a full clear stream, or has to wait some time before urine flows, and must force out the last drops with his hands; skin of face and scalp feels as if drawn tight; dryness of mouth and throat with intense thirst and yet dread of cold water; white, thick, frothy and sticky saliva; bulimy; sensation as if anus and a part of urethra were filled up by a hard round body; sensation as if drops were falling from the heart; nightmare as soon as he falls asleep; loss of animal heat, exhaustion.

Causticum [Caust]

Polyuria, he urinates so easily that he is not sensible of the stream and can scarcely believe, in the dark, that he is urinating; involuntary urination when coughing, sneezing or blowing the nose; thirst for beer and cold water, often with aversion to drink; fresh meat disagrees, smoked meats agree; (<) at night, from coffee, in open air.

Colocynthis [Coloc]

Peculiar milky urine which coagulates when standing; great emaciation; excessive thirst and still passes more urine than he drank liquids; good appetite.

Helonias [Helon]

Profuse, clear, light-colored urine, containing amorphous phosphates, with low specific gravity, passed in large quantities; unnatural languor, feeling of weakness and weight in renal region; wakes every morning with lips, tongue and fauces dry, and bitter taste in mouth; complete impotence; pains and feeling of lameness in back, numbness in feet, going off by motion; drowsy and heavy; generally (>) when moving around and exerting mind.

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.