Leprosy elephantiasis graecorum

Homeopathy treatment for Leprosy elephantiasis graecorum from the Homeopathic Therapeutics by Lilienthal. Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of Leprosy elephantiasis graecorum…

Anacardium-orient [Anac]

Numbness and feeling of pins and needles in affected parts, which are cold; patches of raised and hardened skin on face and arms; perfect anaesthesia of affected parts; weakness and prostration.

Alumina [Alum]

Copper-colored tubercles in face; leprous spots on lips; lips swollen, nose heavy; husky voice; hyperaesthesia; ulcers on plantar pedis.

Arsenicum [Ars]

Yellow or white spots; tubercular swelling in the nose; burning ulcers at the end of the fingers, at the toes, soles of feet, navel cheek; raised-up tubercles; hyperaesthesia and anaesthesia alternating.

Calotropis-gig [Calo]

Tubercular leprosy; lassitude indisposition to move; loss of energy; apathy and obstruction of the capillaries; intolerable itching over whole body.

Carica-papaya [Caric]

Tubercular leprosy.

Colocynthis [Coloc]

Desquamation of the whole epidermis; abscess of axilla.

Comocladia [Com]

Skin white and covered with shiny scales, cracked and discharging sanious fluid.

Graphites [Graph]

Leprous spots, coppery, annular, raised on the face, ears, button, legs and feet; ulcers on toes; obduration of nose, crusts in nostrils.

Hydrocotyle-asiat [Hydrc]

Audouin proved its value in leprosy.

Lachesis [Lach]

Spots yellow, red, green, lead and copper-colored, pale, livid; hard and pale swelling; ulcers surrounded by nodes and vesicles; the muscles fall off in shreds from the bone.

Madaru-alb [Calo]

(Ind. orient). The whole surface of the skin becomes leprous; livid and gangrenous tubercles; thickening of the whole skin. (Nunez)

Natrum-carb [Nat-c]

Spots and tubercles all over the face, arms, thighs, legs, which ulcerate; ulcers in nostrils and on the heels.

Petroleum [Petr]

Tubercles in face; herpetic and tuberculous spots on the body; ulcers of fingers, tibia; hoarseness, suffocating cough, numbness of extremities.

Piper-meth [Pip-m]

Skin covered with large scales, which fall off and leave lasting white spots which ulcers, especially on hands and feet; lumps on forehead and face, threatening to turn into abscesses.

Phosphorus [Phos]

Later stages of the disease; brown spots on even base; tubercles on the trunk, buttocks; thick patches on the face and arms; discolored borders around the white spots;tension in the fingers, and dulness towards the end.

Sepia [Sep]

Swelling of forehead, around temples; face thick, covered with tubercles; leonine face, pendant ears, eye red, dull, weeping; purulent discharge from nose; tubercles and spots all over body; gnawing ulcers on fingers and toes; excoriation at the tip of tongue; discharge from the swollen ears; nose and lower lip swollen; red herpetic spots at the elbow and hip; herpetic sores; white spots and ulcers on the articulations of the fingers. Coppery tubercular spots all over the body, especially on the buttocks, armpits; tubercles on the face, trunk, buttocks, prepuce; unhealthy nails.

Silica [Sil]

Induration of nose, with ulceration and discharge; palsied hands; white spots on cheeks; coppery spots and hard tubercles on testicles and buttock; ulcers at tips of fingers; shortening of hamstrings.

Sulphur [Sulph]

The usual antipsoric indications.

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.