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.

Iodum [Iod]

Polyuria, urine bright-yellow, thin, watery; constant restlessness, can neither sit nor sleep; canine hunger, yet loses flesh, followed by anorexia; coldness of hands and feet; rough, dry skin, often containing nodosities; heaviness of legs, as if they were of lead; dizziness with tendency to fall forward.

Kali-iod [Kali-i]

Frequent discharge of urine as clear as water, more profuse than the drink taken would warrant; excessive thirst day and night; purpura; exostoses; dropsies; secondary and tertiary syphilis.

Kali-nitr [Kali-n]

Polyuria, urine clear as water; headache and diarrhoea after eating veal; mouth slimy, with foetid breath, good appetite, especially in the evening; stool hard, like sheep’s dung, with tenesmus; sensation as if parts or whole body were made of wood; (<) from warmth of stove and during wet cold weather.

Lac-defloratum [Lac-d]

Polyuria, especially in anaemic women with throbbing frontal headache, nausea, vomiting and obstinate constipation.

Lactic-acid [Lac-ac]

Frequent and profuse urination, must rise often at night; extreme lassitude and weariness.

Mercurialis-peren [Merl]

Peevishness, fulness and tension in head; sickly look; lips dry with increased thirst; very great appetite; unusual urging to urinate with increased discharge; more frequent micturition than usual; tired and prostrated in all limbs; indolence and sleepiness; chilliness over whole body with heat in face.

Murex-purpurea [Murx]

Constant desire to urinate; frequent flow of pale, clear urine, has to rise often at night to micturate; extreme lassitude and weariness; sleep with troubled dreams. Hysteria with violent sexual desire.

Natrum-mur [Nat-m]

Polyuria; unquenchable thirst; emaciation; loss of sleep and appetite; no sweat; cold skin; sadness and weeping (<) by consolation; longing for salt, bitter things, oysters, fish and milk; aversion to bread and coffee; face shines as if greased; involuntary escape of urine while walking, coughing or sneezing; urination nearly every hour at night.

Phosphoric-acid [Ph-ac]

Debility from loss of animal fluids; bad effects from grief, anguish, care or disappointed love; frequent and profuse urination, forcing the patient to rise often at night; urine thick like milk (chyluria) or lime-water, with which curds, with stringy, bloody lumps or clear and limpid; skin of face feels tense as if white of egg had dried on it, with sensation of a crushing weight on vertex; dryness of mouth and throat with accumulation of tenacious mucus and intense thirst; wants warm food; aversion to beer, liquors or coffee; undebilitating diarrhoea.

Rhus-tox [Rhus-t]

Frequent urging, with increased urination, depositing a white sediment; desire for oysters, sweets, beer; craving for cold milk; aversion to liquor and meat; disease caused by fatigue and strain of muscular system.

Scilla [Squil]

Violent urging to urinate and frequent emission of pale, limpid urine, involuntary when coughing; longing for acids; no sweat; mouth and throat dry; bulimy and great thirst; anxious mind; fear of death.

Spigelia [Spig]

Frequent copious urination, preceded by pressive pain in bladder, (>) by micturition, (<) at night; headache and prosopalgia; mouth dry, bulimy, skin pale, wrinkled, sallow.

Taraxacum [Tarax]

Frequent, profuse and pale urine. Tongue covered with a white film, with a sensation of rawness, followed by peeling off of the film in patches, leaving dark-red, tender, very sensitive spots; thirst; sycotic skin; (>) from walking.

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.