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

Antimonium-crud [Ant-c]

Yellowish or brownish scabs on face; apt top occur on fat people; he air which he inhales feels cold to the nose bitter taste; longing for acids, inappetency; (<) from bathing;(>) in open air.

Antimonium-tart [Ant-t]

Pustules with red areola, which leave large scars behind; brown crusts; eruption very painful; drowsiness with nausea; longing for acids, with aversion to milk; eructations taste like sulphur; does not like to be touched; (<) evenings, by sitting, standing, bending forward;(<) open air.

Arsenicum [Ars]

Pustules red with intense burning;’ severe ulceration; painful black pustules, gnawing, burning, itching; black eruption on scalp; (>) from cold; (>) from warmth.

Belladonna [Bell]

Pustules surrounded by a whitish areola, with an erysipelatous inflammation of the skin; burning and itching with sensitiveness even to slight touch.

Cicuta [Cic]

Burning suppurating eruption about the face, with yellowish crusts.

Croton-tigl [Croto-t]

Confluent, oozing pustules, forming grayish-brown crusts, especially on abdomen; burning all over the surface of the body, (<) from eating, drinking, after sleep.

Juglans-ciner [Jug-c]

Eruption general and almost confluent; pustules large thickly set, those upon face dry up, while those upon body and extremities become worse; can neither sit nor lie with any comfort; painful itching with irresistible desire to tear off the crusts.

Kali-bichrom [Kali-bi]

Pustules all over body, in the early stage having a small brown scab on the summit; pustules at the roots or nails, spreading over the hands; pustules resembling small-pox, with a hair in the centre comes on especially IN SUMMER; in light-haired persons; pustules leaving after the scabs come off a small dry ulcer, which heals in a fortnight, leaving a colorless depressed., cicatrix.

Kreosotum [Kreos]

Large, fat, greasy pustules, with violent itching towards humor, or which remain sore, become hollow and afterwards raised and cicatrized; pustules bleed easily and are painful to the touch.

Nitric-acid [Nit-ac]

When touching the pustules they feel as if a splinter were sticking in them.

Petroleum [Petr]

Itching and burning pustules; with great weakness on exertion; great lassitude; (<) fresh air, (>) from warmth and warm air.

Rhus-tox [Rhus-t]

Pustules upon a red nausea; black pustules, forming hard scabs, with burning and itching; (<) in cold weather.

Secale-corn [Sec]

Cachectic females with rough skin; black pustules with tendency to gangrene; (<) in warmth, (>) in cold weather.

Silica [Sil]

Pustules all over body, especially on back part of head, sensitive to contact; burning and soreness after scratching; aversion to warm food; (<) in cold;(>) from warmth.

Sulphur [Sulph]

Dry, thick, yellowish scabs all over body, especially on scalp, with great itching and tenderness to touch; aversion to washing; (<) from warmth of bed.

Thuja [Thuj]

Suppurating pustules, especially on lower extremities, (>) by gentle rubbing.

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.