Fever Typhus

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


Agaricus-musc [Agar]

General ataxia, great restlessness, tremors, twitchings, constant desire to get out of bed; skin hot and dry; tongue dry, brown, tremulous, constant delirium, dull headache, stupor, pains in legs, especially in hips, with twitching of gluteal muscles; cramps in hands and feet; desire for liquors.

Antimonium-tart [Ant-t]

Stupefying headache in forehead and over root of nose, from without inward; white, pasty tongue; anxious nausea; suffocative cough, with profuse rattling of mucus and threatening oedema pulmonum.

Apis-mell [Apis]

Fever sets in with a strange trembling feeling and a racking pain through head, with great prostration; head feels gloomy and confused; stupor with muttering delirium; even to unconsciousness; tongue red, dry, cracked; nausea and vomiting, with eructations; abdomen tender, bloated with foul, involuntary stools; urine scanty or suppressed; accumulation of tough mucus in throat; white miliary eruption over front part of body; general trembling and nervousness.

Argentum-nit [Arg-n]

COMPLETE DEAFNESS; at night very much excited and murmuring constantly; tongue dry, hard and black; foetid breath, swallowing difficult; short, oppressed breathing, interrupted by cough; heart’s stroke feeble, pulse filiform; hands tremble; lassitude of lower limbs; stool and urine passed involuntarily; bleeding from anus; emaciation with paralytic weakness; voluntary motion impressible; complete apathy; utter insensibility of body, except sensitiveness to lowered temperature, chilly when uncovered.

Arnica [Arn]

Patient dull and stupid, but not delirious; confusion of head; stupefaction with foetid breath and large, YELLOWISH- GREEN SPOTS ON SKIN; unrefreshing sleep with anxious dreams; desires to be constantly moved, the bed is so hard; thirst at night unquenchable; trembling of lower lip; brown streak through centre of tongue, which is dry and cracked; involuntary defaecation and urination, petechiae and ecchymoses.

Arsenicum [Ars]

A single vomiting or a diarrhoeic stool is at the beginning of typhus already accompanied by great prostration and sleepiness, with burning heat; rapid failing of strength; burning hot skin, with spots resembling petechiae, face pale with sunken eyes; lips dry, parched, blackish and dry, cracked, brown or black tongue; excessive thirst, with oppression and anguish in pit of stomach; oppression of chest, with labored breathing, irregular action of heart.

Baptisia [Bapt]

Dull, pressive headache, with hot, flushed face and shining eyes; dull hearing; vertigo with sensation of weakness all over, (>) in fresh air; restless sleep with frightful dreams, on waking feels stupid and irritable, lips dry and cracked, tongue yellowish-brown in centre with red and shining edges; flat and bitter taste, excessive thirst for large quantities at long intervals; hoarse cough with increased secretion from bronchial tubes; sensation of a second self alongside in bed; HANDS FEEL TOO LARGE; patient feels weak, exhausted and irritable.

Belladonna [Bell]

Congestion of brain with delirium, the regular CEREBRAL TYPHUS from the start; starting, jumping during sleep; constant desire to leave the bed and to go home; attempts to bite, strike and spit at attendants; pressive pain in forehead, as from a heavy weight, forcing him to shut his eyes; glowing redness or great paleness of face; dryness of mouth, tongue and throat; trembling and heaviness of tongue, with trembling speech; difficult swallowing; involuntary defaecation and urination; dry, spasmodic cough, (<) at night, thirst unquenchable for cold water; limbs twitch, uneasiness and restlessness.

Bryonia [Bry]

Anxiety and irritability; delirium in sleep and when waking, especially about business, wants to go home; people seem to stand around the bed, especially at the foot of it, as soon as he closes his eyes; vertigo with ringing in ears, (<) on raising himself; face red, hot, swollen, with mobile glassy eyes, tongue at first moist and yellow, later dry, brown, parched; bitter taste with excessive thirst; nausea, with tenderness at pit of stomach, darting pains in lungs with dry cough; restless sleep, with moaning and tossing about; TYPHUS PULMONALIS with stitches in chest and expectoration of tenacious, rusty colored sputa; excessive weakness and prostration.

Carbo-veg [Carb-v]

Hippocratic face, stupor, rattling in throat, small and thready pulse, cold sweat over whole body, coldness of breath and tongue; internal burning up, wants to be fanned continually; threatening paralysis of lungs with blueness of face, lips and tongue; filiform pulse; tremulousness of body, with great failing of strength.

Cocculus [Cocc]

Slowness of comprehension; vertigo with nausea, when rising up in bed; heaviness of lids, with unconquerable drowsiness, lapsing into stupor and coma; noise in ears, like the rushing of waters; tremulousness; automatic motions; weakness of cervical muscles; WEAKNESS AFTER LEAST EXERTION; drinks roll audibly down the throat into the stomach.

Gelsemium [Gels]

Predominance of the nervous symptoms and complete nervous prostration from the start; brain feels bruised with vertigo and blurred vision; drooping of eyelids; heavy, dull expression with crimson flush of face; trembling of tongue, can hardly be protruded.

Helleborus [Hell]

EFFUSION OF BRAIN, partial or complete; eyes immovably fixed on one object, with vacant stare and dilated pupils, chewing motion of the jaws and sopor with tossing about; convulsive twitchings of muscles; constant picking of the lips and bedclothes; sliding down in bed; tremulous; small and slow pulse; urine suppressed or highly albuminous.

Hyoscyamus [Hyos]

CEREBRAL SYMPTOMS MORE ADYNAMIC; WINE RELIEVES THE HEADACHE. EXCESSIVE wakefulness; tossing from side to side; or sleep is restless and disturbed, with frightful dreams and starting as from fright. Chilliness, with hot face and cold hands, without thirst, profuse sweat which disappears as soon as he wakes; stupid expression of flushed face, with red and shining eyes; delirium, low and muttering, with open eyes, inclined to escape and to hide; clean, parched, dry tongue; hiccough; putrid breath; involuntary defaecation and urination or retention of urine; HYPERAESTHESIA OF SKIN, WANTS THE AIR TO BLOW ON HIS NAKED BODY; great nervous excitability; trembling of limbs with subsultus tendinum.

Lachesis [Lach]

SEMI-COMATOSE STATE IN PROTRACTED CASES, patient can only be roused by shaking of loud talking; hot, flushed face with dry, cracked and bleeding lips; tongue red, smooth, dry, protruded with difficulty; dropping of lower jaw, speech difficult and hurried, pulse small, quick, irregular, dry, burning heat at night; dyspnoea, with hawking of mucus and rawness of throat; nightly delirium with restlessness; loquacious, but constantly changing objects; variable appetite with desire for oysters.

Lachnanthes [Lachn]

Fever, with circumscribed redness of cheeks and BRILLIANT EYES; burning heat more on right side; restless sleep at night with continually increasing dryness of throat, causing sleeplessness at night; restless sleep at night disturbed by dreams, and followed by perspiration; giddiness, with sensation of heat in chest and around in heart; whining on account of headache; great loquacity, afterwards stupid and irritable; icy coldness of body, relieved by external heat; skin in cold, damp and clammy; flushes of heat alternating with chilliness; TYPHOID PNEUMONIA.

Mancinella [Manc]

Typhus with tympanitis and sensitiveness of abdomen, (<) by drinking water; burning water; burning heat with sensation as if flames rose up from stomach, with tingling in skin and desire to uncover one’s self, with loss of consciousness; painful deglutition, restlessness, icy-cold hands and feet; profuse micturition.

Muriatic-acid [Mur-ac]

ADVANCED STAGES OF TYPHUS; muscular power entirely lost, so that patient settles down in bed, with low delirium; tongue heavy and paralyzed so that he can hardly talk, with great dryness of mouth and fauces; excessive prostration, pulse intermitting at every third beat; accelerated breathing.

Opium [Op]

ABSENCE OF ANY COMPLAINT; sopor bordering on stupor, snoring with mouth open, half-jerking of limbs; dark-red, puffy face; unconsciousness with labored, rattling respiration; burning heat of the perspiring body, respiration intermits from threatening paralysis of lungs; deep snoring, slow breathing, with open mouth; retention of urine; involuntary defaecation; bed feels hot, can hardly lie on it.

Phosphoric-acid [Ph-ac]

GREAT NERVOUS DEPRESSION; with but slight febrile excitement; perfect apathy and indifference; disinclined to talk; somnolence with muttering delirium; headache (<) from least shaking or noise; deafness with roaring in ears; dryness of tongue and throat without thirst; frequent, small, feeble pulse; tenderness of pit of stomach, with rising of hot air, nausea and vomiting; desire for refreshing and juicy things; pulmonary affections with purulent, offensive expectoration; red miliary eruption, with bluish-red spots on the parts upon which patient lies, followed by profuse perspiration, night and morning.

Phosphorus [Phos]

TYPHUS POISONING OF HEART AND LUNGS; it is our great tonic of the heart, where nervous prostration is extreme and degeneration of the tissues has taken place. Pain in all limbs, (<) by cool air, in bed, mornings and evenings; heat steady, but not intense; small, quick pulse; profuse night- sweats, not relieving; difficult breathing, with stitches in lungs, mucous rales, cough with blood-streaked expectoration; pit of stomach tender on pressure; face pale, with occasional flushes of heat; lips and tongue dry, parched and covered with sordes; heaviness of lower limbs; coma vigil, low muttering delirium; constant sleepiness. PNEUMONIA TYPHOSA.

Rhus-tox [Rhus-t]

CHILLINESS, EVEN WHEN NEAR THE FIRE, with pains as if bruised all over the body; great debility; marked languor; petechial spots; vivid dreams of great bodily exertion; slow, irregular pulse; great thirst for cold drinks; delirium; answers questions slowly; dark, livid redness of cheeks; dry, red, cracked tongue; dry, tickling cough, (<) in the evening and before midnight; glandular swellings; foetid breath; involuntary foetid stools during sleep.

Secale [Sec]

TYPHUS ARISING FROM IRRITATION OF THE SPINAL CORD; constant sighing and extreme restlessness; aversion to being covered; thirst for cold water; constant dry heat with hurried pulse; insomnia; wandering pains in whole length of back, flying from one part to another; tonic spasms in hands and feet, clonic spasms in facial muscles with jerks and tremulousness; asthmatic symptoms from spasms of pectoral muscles.

Stramonium [Stram]

Stupid indifference, sleepless or soporous; the wild, furious delirium threatens to exhaust him. Skin hot, dry, burning, (<) afternoons and at midnight; pulse small, rapid, intermitting; besotted expression of face or a LOOK OF GREAT FEAR AND TERROR, WANTS LIGHT AND COMPANY; eyes wide open, staring and squinting, tongue dry, brown, with violent thirst for cold drinks, stool and urine suppressed or thee dark-brown or bloody stools have a cadaverous smell; pharyngeal spasms with difficult deglutition; constant restlessness with jerking of limbs and of the whole body.

Veratrum-alb [Verat]

Sudden sinking of vital forces, hippocratic face, sunken eyes, pointed nose, cold sweat over whole body; marked coldness of hands and feet; spasmodic constriction of throat; violent thirst for cold water; petechiae on extremities.

Zincum [Zinc]

BRAIN EXHAUSTION; delirium with attempts to get out of bed; constant jerking of the whole body during sleep, sliding down in bed; loss of memory; subsultus tendinum; involuntary evacuations.

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.