Fever Recurrent

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

Relapsing Fever

Aconite [Acon]

At the beginning and for some time, as long as the skin remains dry and hot and the pulse accelerated; anxious chilliness with shivering, followed by high fever; with quick, full and hard pulse; restlessness and anxiety; body stiff and sore, with pain in forehead and temples.

Argentum-nit [Arg-n]

Dull headache, with confusion of thought; vertigo and buzzing in ears; drawing, tearing in right brain, shooting alike to forehead and occiput; excessive congestion of blood to head, with throbbing of carotid arteries; painful tension in occiput, (<) by least motion; feverish, sick feeling in the afternoon; general debility of limbs, with trembling; constant weakness and exhaustion; shuddering over body, which passes into a febrile chill, with gooseflesh and coldness; head hot, hands cold with nausea; stiffness of neck, with sensation as if a foreign body pressed upon neck, with spasmodic jerking of the muscles of neck and electric shocks in upper and lower extremities; difficult swallowing, swelling of glands of neck; countenance sallow; night-sweats.

Arnica [Arn]

Shivering over body with heat in head, redness of face; cold hands and feeling as if hips, back and arms were bruised; changes position often to get a soft palace; dry heat in head, with violent thirst, which seems unbearable and tries to uncover himself, but feels chilly when uncovering. Petechia.

Arsenicum [Ars]

Localization of spirilli on intestinal mucous membrane, liver and kidneys. WATERY DIARRHOEA AND VOMITING EVEN AT AN EARLY STAGE; great restlessness and anxiety, with desire to leave the bed, notwithstanding the great weakness and prostration; deathlike color of face; pulse small, weak and rapid; great thirst for small sips of water; dislike to food; distension of right hypochondrium, with burning in stomach; tongue dry and fissured, or swollen and furred; fuligo on

tongue and teeth; vomiting and diarrhoea at night; oedema pedum; uraemic symptoms with somnolence and coma.

Baptisia [Bapt]

PREDOMINANCE OF GASTRIC SYMPTOMS; patient uneasy, restless, wants to move from place to place; frontal headache; dizziness and sensation of weakness all over, especially in lower extremities; face flushed, hot, with a besotted expression; tongue coated, a yellowish-brown, edges red and shining; great muscular weakness, feeling as if lower limbs were separated from the body; SENSATION AS IF THERE WERE A SECOND SELF OUTSIDE OF THE PATIENT; head feel scattered and she tosses about to get the pieces together; low delirium and stupor, urine alkaline, foetid.

Bryonia [Bry]

CHILLINESS IN BED AFTER LYING DOWN; cold sensation and discomfort through the whole body, followed by dry heat, especially in head and face with vertigo and violent throbbing headache; shooting, jerking, tearing pains through head, throat, chest and abdomen, (<) on motion; internal dry, burning heat, without previous coldness, with dryness of tongue, lips and palate; adipsia, prostration and extraordinary weakness, or great thirst for large quantities of water; epigastric region painful to touch and pressure.

China [Chin]

Anaemic and cachectic persons; great malaise from mere weakness; severe, pulsating headache, dizziness, heat in face, exhausting sweats; enlarged liver and spleen, jaundice.

Eupatorium-perf [Eup-per]

BREAK-BONE FEVER, severe pain and bruised sensation in sacrum and extremities; soreness and aching in arms and forearms; PUNGENT HEAT FOLLOWED BY COPIOUS SWEAT, WITHOUT RELIEF; thirst in the morning before chill, nausea and vomiting after chill, heat during the day, not followed by sweat; spasms.

Gelsemium [Gels]

PREVALENCE OF NERVOUS SYMPTOMS FROM THE START. Chills along the spine with cold extremities and heat of face and head, with dull headache, followed by flying heat and pricking of the skin, and then sweat, sometimes profuse and long-lasting; dry mouth; foetid breath, coating on tongue; mental faculties dull, languor and drowsiness.

Leptandra [Lept]

HEPATIC AND GASTRIC AFFECTIONS. Skin hot and dry, with frequent pains in bowels; dull aching distress in umbilical and hypogastric regions; nausea and vomiting of bile; jaundice with diarrhoea of clay colored stools; profuse, foetid, black stools; urine very red.

Mercurius [Merc]

Especially Mercurius biniod. ENLARGEMENT OF LIVER AND SPLEEN; profuse and offensive sweat; intense shivering, not relieved by warmth, followed by heat and violent thirst for cold drinks, and aversion to uncover; great anxiety and restlessness with confusion of head and dizziness; diarrhoea; racking, tearing pains in joints, (<) at night and in the warmth of bed.

Nux-vomica [Nux-v]

GASTRIC IRRITATION, intense occipital headache, vertigo, pain in eyes; mouth dry, parched, without much thirst; aversion to food; fainting turns; sick feeling through all the limbs; (<) during motion and at night; great weakness with oversensitiveness of senses; sour, offensive sweat (>) all pains.

Natrum-hyposulphite [Nat-hsulo]

Is recommended in five-grain doses as preventing relapse by sweating the poisonous spirilli away.

Phosphorus [Phos]

PULMONARY COMPLICATIONS; chilliness, with increased temperature and pulse, heat and sweat at night; pale face; sunken eyes with blue rings; heat and pain in stomach, with feeling of coldness in abdomen; hard, dry cough, with oppression in chest and difficult breathing; inability to concentrate thought.

Phosphoric-acid [Ph-ac]

Great weakness, prostration, night-sweats, during convalescence; epistaxis; dryness of mouth, with glutinous, soapy mucus and gray coating of tongue; dull headache and vertigo, (<) from least noise or shaking; heat and pressure in stomach, with feeling of weight in liver, pale face, turning momentarily dark-red, with flushes of heat.

Rhus-tox [Rhus-t]

Dull, throbbing pain in head, (<) from opening and moving eyes; sunken face with sickly expression, blue rings around eyes, red swelling of face in the morning; dry, red tongue of thickly coated with brown mucus; thirst for cold drinks; short cough, from severe tickling and irritation behind the upper half of sternum, (<) evening and before midnight; discouraged and apprehensive.

Veratrum-alb [Verat]

Sudden and rapid sinking of strength; coldness of whole body, with shivering and gooseflesh after drinking; cold, clammy sweat with small, weak, thready pulse; extreme prostration and slow convalescence (Camph.).

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.