Labor – Retained placenta

Homeopathy treatment for Labor – Retained placenta from the Homeopathic Therapeutics by Lilienthal. Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of Labor – Retained placenta…

Arsenicum [Ars]

Metritis in childbed, with signs of dissolution of blood and reabsorption of the septic matter.

Artemisia-vulgaris [Art-v]

Retained placenta. nervous chlorosis, dry skin.

Belladonna [Bell]

Red face and injected eyes, great distress and moaning; heat and dryness of vagina; profuse flow of hot blood which speedily coagulates; slightest jar causes suffering; hour-glass contractions.

Caulophyllum [Caul]

Retained placenta from exhaustion and weakness; no contractions; flooding.

Cantharis [Canth]

Retained placenta or membranes usually with painful urination; burning pain in pelvic portion of abdomen and back, abdomen sensitive; feverishness, vomiting, swelling of the lips of os.

Cimicifuga [Cimic]

Rheumatic, distressing, tearing pains in uterine region; no uterine action; feels sore, headache, brain feels too large for the skull; eye-balls pain.

Crocus [Croc]

Shortly after delivery, placenta still remaining, haemorrhage in large clots; womb dilated, soft; fainting, pulseless, extremities icy-cold; anxious palpitations, with desire to draw a long breath.

Gelsemium [Gels]

Cutting pains in lower part of abdomen, running upward and backward, which retard the expulsion of placenta.

Gossypium [Goss]

Retained placenta, adheres firmly to walls of uterus, no amount of force will hardly dislodge it.

Ipecacuanha [Ip]

Deficient labor-pains and with the pains there is much suffering, but nothing is accomplished on account of the sharp, pinching pain about the navel, running downward to the womb; constant nausea; haemorrhage of bright-red blood, with retained placenta.

Pulsatilla [Puls]

Inertia uteri, want of expulsive or spasmodic retention;

intermittent flow of blood, restless wants cool, fresh air.

Sabina [Sabin]

INTENSE AFTER-PAINS, nOTWITHSTANDING THE RETENTION, with discharge of fluid blood and clots, with every pain running from sacrum to pubes.

Secale [Sec]

Constant bearing down; passive haemorrhage; parts feel relaxed and there is no uterine contraction (Cimicif.) or irregular hour- glass contraction.

Sepia [Sep]

Little sharp, shooting pains in cervix uteri, sometimes burning.

Viscum-alb [Visc]

Retained, incarcerated placenta; metrorrhagia.

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.