Diaphragm diseases of

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

Aconite [Acon]

Hard, feverish pulse; thirst; anxious impatience; restless tossing about; painful cough; difficulty in breathing; pain and heat in upper region of abdomen.

Apis-mell [Apis]

Diaphragmitis; severe burning pains under short ribs on both sides; pains from below ribs spreading upward; must bend forward from contractive pain in hypochondria.

Belladonna [Bell]

Affection of the muscles of the crura; in plethoric persons with sympathetic affection or inflammation of the liver; in inflammatory or colicky pains from incarcerated concrements in liver or kidneys; in pylephlebitis; in puerperal affections with painful headache from active hyperaemia (Atrop.).

Bryonia [Bry]

Acute rheumatism of diaphragm; stitching pain in region of diaphragm, (<) from motion, coughing, etc.; white, dry tongue without thirst, or great thirst with drinking large quantities of water (Hepar follows well).

Cactus-grand [Cact]

Acute rheumatism of diaphragm with jerking breathing, numbness of limbs; coldness; feeling as of a cord around hypochondria; rush of blood to chest; shooting pains through the back and up each side of the chest; cannot lie down; dry, tickling cough as from dust in throat.

Chamomilla [Cham]

Throbbing, burning pain in region of short ribs and pit of the stomach, (<) from pressure; short and anxious breathing; short, dry cough; vomiting, belching; great restlessness and tossing about, loud complaining.

Cicuta-vir [Cic]

Swelling of stomach as from violent spasms of diaphragm; violent thirst during spasms; IRRESISTIBLE DESIRE TO EAT COAL; violent hiccough and vomiting.

Cimicifuga [Cimic]

Sharp pains following the direction of the muscular fibres towards the central tendon, with cramplike pains around attachments of diaphragm, (>) by deep inspiration, coughing and lying down. Pains may begin in pit of stomach, follow the ribs around each way and sometimes go through to the back.

Colchicum [Colch]

Similar to Bryonia; gouty diathesis; albuminosis; uneasiness at epigastrium, extremely sensitive to touch and pressure; pain in epigastrium as if pierced with a knife; violent vomiting accompanied by intense straining and loud, hollow belching, (>) by bending himself up and lying quiet; limbs cold, hands and feet cold.

Cuprum [Cupr]

Spasm of diaphragm, the whole surface of the body has a bluish color or bluish-red face with eyelids closed; hiccough extreme and long-continued, cold extremities and great mental anxiety. Diaphragmitis.

Digitalis [Dig]

In persons who suffered from inflammation of serous membranes, especially from pleuritis, and in consequence of it became anaemic (Calcarea ars.). Grasping pain from inflammation of crura; vomiturition or vomiting; oppression in centre of chest; difficult breathing, more frequent than normal; pulse at first suppressed, quick; nails blue; face cold and elongated; notwithstanding the anaemia PATIENT CANNOT BEAR HEAT, even during reaction; (>) by sitting than by lying.

Dulcamara [Dulc]

Diaphragmitis with simultaneous rheumatic affection of the spinal cord.

Hepar [Hep]

After Bry, in fibrinosis, promotes absorption.

Lycopodium [Lyc]

Sense of constriction from the right side all around short ribs; cannot stretch himself or lie on his back or stand upright; tension in hypochondria as from a hoop; hiccough and frequent belching without relief.

Nux-moschata [Nux-m]

Diaphragmitis; oppression of chest, like a pressing load, dry cough, loss of breath, from getting wet, (<) from inhalation; weight in upper part of abdomen, lower part tense; hiccough, nausea and waterbrash; inclination to sleep.

Nux-vomica [Nux-v]

Muscular pain of a grasping, rooting nature, with nausea and vomiting.

Ranunculus-bulb [Ran-b]

Spasmodic hiccough; sharp shooting pains or stabbing from hypochondria and epigastrium through to the back; (<) from any change of weather or change of temperature.

Rhus-tox [Rhus-t]

Disposition to move though it increases the pain, commencing on the left side and going to the right.

Stramonium [Stram]

Mixture of hyperaemia and spasm, of affection of the spinal cord and of the diaphragm; singultus, sympathetic affection of glottis, etc.

Sulphur [Sulph]

To promote absorption in fibrinosis.

Tabacum [Tab]

Excessive painfulness of the muscular part of the crura from renal calculi, especially when incarcerated in the ureter. (Belladonna contracts circular fibres, Tabacum the longitudinal ones.).

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.