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

Pustular Eczema

Antimonium-crud [Ant-c]

Eruption forming thick, heavy, yellow crusts, with burning; eruption about face, worse from bathing the parts; better in open air; chronic cases, cracks at corners of mouth, like sores.

Arsenicum [Ars]

Black pustules, filled with black blood and foetid pus; painful

sensation on scalp and face as from cutaneous ulceration; worse from cold and touch; better from warmth.

Baryta-carb [Bar-c]

Especially old people; thick crusts behind ears; fat dumpy children, with swollen lymphatics; sore throat, with swelling of tonsils after the least cold; worse at night and when thinking of it; better in open air.

Calcarea-carb [Calc]

During dentition; dry crusts; sweat of forehead, particularly thick, yellow crusts; honeycomb-like crusts, which fall off and leave a bright-red, smooth surface.

Clematis [Clem]

Psoric constitution; pimples on forehead, root and sides of nose; pustules about lips, tender to touch; large pustules about loins; eruption changes character during the changes of the moon; worse in bed, washing, and towards morning; feels exhausted on waking.

Conium [Con]

Sero-purulent eruption in aged people, old hypochondriac maids; vertigo when turning over in bed, looking up; weak and feeble men; scrofulosis, with engorgement of lymphatics, eruption around mons veneris. IMPETIGO FIGURATA.

Croton-tig [Croto-t]

Pustular eruption upon an inflamed base, with itching and stringing upon septum nasi, plugging the nostril; eruption on abdomen; sore nipples of nursing women.

Graphites [Graph]

Scabby eruption, with excessive oozing; eruption around mouth and nose or the whiskers; falls out; corrosive blisters about extremities, toes and fingers; dry skin; very sensitive to cold hands and feet, with scanty menses; rhagades.

Hepar [Hep]

Eruption after mercurialism; sensitive to touch; tendency to ulceration; humid scabs and pustules upon the head, oozing a foetid substance; swollen cervical glands. cracks behind cracked and dry.

Iris-vers [Iris]

Impetigo capitis, with gastric complaints, nausea and vomiting.

Kali-bichrom [Kali-bi]

Dry eruption; pustules disappear without bursting.

Kreosotum [Kreos]

Painless, pustular eruption all over body, especially on chin and cheeks; sticking pain, especially on joints; sad and weeping; worse in open air.

Lycopodium [Lyc]

After abuse of mercury; itching and suppurating eruption on head and face, full of deep cracks; abundant and foetid discharge; foetid and moist scabs behind ears; humid tinea capitis.

Mercurius [Merc]

Swelling and suppuration of glands; gastric derangement; moist scabs, with excoriation of the scalp and destruction of the hair; yellowish scabs on face, with foetid discharge; yellowish scabs, especially mouth.

Mezereum [Mez]

Deep inflammatory redness of face; eruption fat and moist; ichor from scratched places excoriates other parts.

Nitric-acid [Nit-ac]

Eruption on head, pricking on being touched; pustular eruption on face, with large red margin and heavy scabs; mercurio- syphilis.

Rhus-tox [Rhus-t]

Small pustules on black base; greenish pus, with violent itching at night, humid eruption, with thick scabs on face head, destroying the hair, with foetid smell; eruption on nose extending to face.

Silicea [Sil]

Eruption resembling varicella; violent itching of scalp; moist scald head; growing pains; better from warmth, worse from cold.

Sulphur [Sulph]

Dry, thick, yellow, scabs on scalp, with profuse discharge, great itching relieved by scratching; purulent eruption on elbows.

Thuja [Thuj]

Eruption all over the body; itching and shooting especially at night; pustular eruption about the knee; better from gentle rubbing.

Viola-tric [Viol-t]

Pustules and scabs upon face, with burning and itching, and discharging foetid pus; sensation as of tension of the integument of face; urine smells like cat’s urine; worse at night. Recent cases.

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.