Diabetes insipidus



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.