Diabetes mellitus

Lachesis [Lach]

Despondency and peevishness; dimness of eyes; livid-gray complexion; readily bleeding gums; sweetish taste; constipation; violent urging to urinate, with copious discharge; impotence; difficult suffocative breathing; laming pain and weakness in back and extremities; gangrene; emaciation with muscular relaxation.

Lactic-acid [Lac-ac]

Excessive thirst; frequent and copious micturition; urine contains sugar, skin rough and dry; obstinate constipation; tongue dry, sticky; gastric ailments; debility and emaciation; feels constantly tired and exhausted from slightest exertion; rheumatic pains with profuse urination.

Lac-defloratum [Lac-d]

Excessive aching of back; enormous quantities of urine voided daily, with excessive lassitude and prostration; intense throbbing headache, especially in forehead, with nausea, vomiting and most obstinate constipation.

Lithium-carb [Lith-c]

Very frequent urination, disturbing sleep; turbid urine, with much mucous deposit; dark reddish brown deposit in urine.

Lycopodium [Lyc]

Peevish and depressed in mind; thirst and hunger constant, but worse at night; flatulence; faeces small in quantity; want of natural warmth; sexual desire and power gone; lithic acid gravel; pulmonary phthisis, pituitosa and purulenta, with hectic; great emaciation; mental, nervous and bodily exhaustion; GOUTY LITHAEMIA.

Lycopus-virg [Lycps]

Diabetes mellitus and insipidus from some derangement of the central nervous system or sympatheticus; morbus Basedowii; copious flow of clear urine of great density containing sugar; intense thirst; great emaciation, etc.; increased bronchial irritation, with sighing respiration; cardiac depression.

Magnesia-sulph [Mag-s]

Gloominess, especially morning, and disinclination for work; mouth and throat very dry, as if numb, with a sweetish-bitter taste, in the morning, disappearing after breakfast; aversion to all food; slight thirst which cant be resisted; urine copious, light-yellow, soon becomes turbid and deposits copious red sediment; erections without desire for an embrace; exhaustion and prostration, (>) by rest momentarily.

Magnesia-ust [Mag-u]

Sad mood; dryness of the eyes; dulness of hearing; pale, earthy complexion; looseness of the teeth, with swelling and bleeding of the gums; dryness of the mouth especially at night and in the morning; burning in the throat, with dryness and roughness; urine increased, pale, watery, with white sediment; itching and great dryness of the skin.

Moschus [Mosch]

Unquenchable thirst; great emaciation; costiveness; impotence; frequent passage of large quantities of saccharine urine; paralytic condition of the brain; dimness of sight; earthy complexion; great dryness of the mouth and putrid taste; great thirst for stimulants and aversion for food; prickling in the skin; general exhaustion, with coldness all over.

Natrum-sulph [Nat-s]

(Carlsbad.). Depressed, irritable, taciturn, tired of life; dulness in head and weakness of sight; dryness and burning in the eyes nosebleed; dryness of mouth and throat; great thirst for very cold drinks; voracious appetite, with a boring pain; disgust while eating; foetid flatus; increased urination, especially at night; pains in small of back, with burning urine; haemoptoe; cough, with purulent expectoration.

Nux-vomica [Nux-v]

Good livers and sedentary habits. Acidity, with dyspeptic troubles; constriction of the throat; dry cough; pains in the back; numbness; paretic condition of the lower extremities; after ineffectual desire to urinate, frequent and more copious urination than could be expected from the quantity of liquid taken, sexual desire strong; spinal lesions exciting cause.

Opium [Op]

After mental shocks or injuries. Dulness, sadness, weak memory; vision obscured as by a fog; face bloated, congested or sunken and pale; tongue thickly coated, dry; mouth and oesophagus dry; frothy sputa; ravenous hunger and unquenchable thirst; constipation more than diarrhoea; great pain and difficulty in expelling urine; no passage of urine or faeces; urine turbid, brown, with an iridescent film, scanty; weariness and numbness all over.

Phosphoric-acid [Ph-ac]

NEUROGENIC GLYCOSURIA. Debility from loss of animal fluids; bad effects from grief, anguish, sorrow and care; all the joints feel bruised; very sensitive to fresh air; lassitude and heaviness; weakness of mind; falling out of the hair; dimness of eyes; excessive thirst; eructations from acids; pressure in stomach; hard, difficult stool; shortness of breathing; urine thick, LIKE MILK (CHYLURIA) or lime-water, with whitish curds, with stringy, bloody lumps, or clear, limpid, and containing much sugar; pain in back and kidneys; dull pressure in bladder; great weakness and emaciation; furunculosis.

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.