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

Aconite [Acon]

When there are inflammatory fevers; splenic stitches after under exertion.

Agaricus-mus [Agar]

EXTENSIVE HYPERTROPHY OF SPLEEN: deep contractive pain in region of spleen; dull pressure in spleen when lying in bed on left side, diminished by turning to the right side; stitches under the short ribs on left side oh inspiration, especially when sitting with a stooping chest.

Agnus-castus [Agn]

Swelling and induration of spleen particularly after intermittent.

Aranea-diad [Aran]

Swelling of spleen after checked intermittent fever with quinine, (<) IN DAMP WEATHER AND EXPOSURE TO DAMP WALLS; enlarged spleen in persons subject to ague, constantly chilly, (<) when it rained; languor and lassitude; oppression of chest and dyspnoea.

Arnica [Arn]

China being insufficient, especially for aching-stitching pains arresting breathing, or for the typhoid symptoms, with languor, listlessness, dulness of senses; the patient does not think herself very sick. Injuries of the spleen.

Arsenicum [Ars]

Induration and enlargement of spleen; drawing, stitching pain under left hypochondrium, burning in stomach, followed by vomiting of blood; soreness to touch in region of spleen; frequent bloody diarrhoeic stools, with burning and great debility (Arsenicum hydr., softening of spleen; Arsenicumiod, spleen enlarged, filling about one-fourth of abdominal cavity).

Asafoetida [Asaf]

Heat in spleen and abdomen; increased warmth and aching in stomach, towards left side; pulsations in epigastrium; blackish- brown offensive diarrhoea.

Berberis [Berb]

Enlargement of the spleen from intermittent or hectic; drawing tearing in left hypochondrium, with sensation during respiration as if something were torn loose; cramplike retraction in splenic region.

Caladium [Calad]

Stitches, jerking and pressure in region of spleen; violent pulsating and burning in upper part of abdomen; aversion to motion, wants to lie all the time.

Calcarea-carb [Calc]

Enlarged spleen; soreness about hypochondria, cannot bear anything tight around there; stitches in left side on bending towards it; abdomen distended.

Capsicum [Caps]

Painful enlargement of spleen, which is sensitive, swollen; intermittent or from abuse of quinine; flatulence and wind colic; suffocative arrest of breathing.

Carbo-veg [Carb-v]


Pressing pinching in region of spleen; quick lightning like stitches; abdomen bloated;scurvy; so weak, can scarcely walk.

Ceanothus-amer [Cean]

Chronic splenitis, swelling in left side, under ribs; with cutting pain, (<) in cold weather, with constant chilliness, must sit over fire; enlarged spleen, extending to within an inch of crest of ilium, with severe pain in left side; chronic hypertrophy of spleen with low spirits; severe pain in left side, with inability to lie on that side; oppression of chest, dyspnoea. Not malarious.

China [Chin]

Swelling and hardness of spleen, which is painful and tender, with aching and stitching pains in spleen when slowly; pains extend in direction of long axis of spleen; tympanitic abdomen; enlarged spleen; dropsy.

Chininum-sulph [Chin-s]

Painful enlargement of spleen with dropsy after intermittent; stool hard; resembling sheep-dung; pain (<) on bending, coughing or taking a deep breath.

Citrus-limon [Cit-l]

Daily headache, compelling her to lie down; painful enlargement of spleen; scrobiculum painful to pressure; want of appetite; empty eructations after eating constipation.

Cobaltum [Cob]

Sharp pain in spleen, (<) when respiring deeply.

Cocculus [Cocc]

Pain in region of spleen, at first (<) then (>) by lying on that side; enlarged spleen.

Conium [Con]

Enlargement of spleen with melancholia and torpid action of bowels; aching tension in left hypochondrium, extending down in abdomen, with sensations of heaviness through abdomen, stitches in left hypochondrium and spleen.

Eucalyptus [Eucal]

Produces CONTRACTION OF SPLEEN, which becomes more resistant and hard, its surface granulated and the whole organ diminished in size.

Ferrum [Ferr]

Cramplike sensation in splenic region; enlarged spleen sore on pressure; painful weight of viscera when walking as if they would drop; violent stitch on left side under ribs; dropsy after intermittent or abuse of quinine (Ferrum mur.).

Fluoric-acid [Fl-ac]

Pressing pain in region of spleen and left arm; itching under ribs left side; pinching in spleen; left leg goes to sleep easily; oedema.

Hamamelis [Ham]

Sharp pains in region of spleen; angioleucitis, surface of abdomen covered with distended lymphatic sacculi filled with amber fluid; inguinal glands tender and enlarged; varices.

Helonias [Helon]

Pain in left side, as if in spleen, which feels as if distended, causing a dull ache.

Ignatia [Ign]

Swelling and induration of spleen; sensation of sinking in pit of stomach, anxious feeling in praecordia; oversensitiveness.

Iodum [Iod]

Swelling of spleen after intermittent fever; vaguer pains down left iliac region; internal heat with coldness of skin; pains (<) on pressure.

Kali-bichrom [Kali-bi]

Stitches in region of spleen, extending into lumbar region, (<) from motion on pressure stitches through abdomen extending to spinal column; rheumatic pains in nearly all joints; emaciation.

Kreosotum [Kreos]

Constriction of hypochondria, cannot bear tight clothing; pressure in region of spleen, painful on pressure; sore pain during deep inhalation; painful SENSATION OF ICY COLDNESS IN EPIGASTRIUM; dyspepsia.

Mercurius-iod-rub [Merc-i-r]

Uncomplicated cases of hypertrophied spleen; heavy, painful feeling in region of liver, pancreas and spleen; transient during pain, followed by a lame sensation in left hypochondrium; left waist feels sore on bending.

Natrum-carb [Nat-c]

Stitches in left hypochondrium, (<) after drinking very cold water, during dull moon; cold and chilly all day; emaciation; skin dry, rough and chapped.

Natrum-mur [Nat-m]

Stitches and pressure in region of spleen, which is swollen, clawing in pit of stomach, (<) from tightening clothes; small of back pains as if bruised, as if part of spine were taken out; aversion to all motion.

Natrum-sulph [Nat-s]

Pain in left hypochondriac region or above on last ribs; with cough and purulent sputa, worse while walking in open air; leukaemia.

Nitric-acid [Nit-ac]

SPLEEN LARGE AFTER YELLOW FEVER; liver enormously enlarged; ineffectual urging to stool; mental and physical depression and irritability.

Nux-moschata [Nux-m]

Enlarged spleen, loose bowels, stitches in spleen, must bend double; abdomen enormously distended, dropsy.

Psorinum [Psor]

Stitching sharp pain in region of liver and spleen; stitches in spleen, (>) when standing and continuing when again at rest; dyspnoea; dropsy; pain in abdomen while riding; psoric constitutions with lack of reaction after severe diseases.

Ranunculus-bulb [Ran-b]

Sensation of soreness in hypochondria, especially to touch; pulsation in left hypochondrium; abdomen feels sore and bruised.

Rhododendron [Rhod]

Stitches in spleen when walking fast; tension when stooping; distention in upper part of abdomen, with dyspnoea; shooting from back to pit of stomach; great weakness after slight exertion.

Sanguinaria [Sang]

Violent stitches in splenic region; pain in left hypochondrium, (<) when coughing, (>) from pressure and when lying on left side alternate diarrhoea with constipation; heat flying from head to stomach; SENSATION AS IF HOT WATER WERE POURED FROM BREAST INTO ABDOMEN.

Secale [Sec]

Burning in spleen, in abdomen; lymphatic tumors; dissolution of blood-corpuscles, passive haemorrhages; thrombosis of abdominal vessels.

Sulphur [Sulph]

Stitches in spleen, (<) when taking a deep inspiration and when walking, stitches in left side of abdomen when coughing; dropsical swelling of external parts.

Sulphuric-acid [Sul-ac]

Spleen enlarged, hard and painful, when coughing; diarrhoea with great debility, haemorrhage of black from all outlets of body ( Crotal.); weak and exhausted from some deep-seated dyscrasia.

Veratrum-alb [Verat]

Intermittent with swollen spleen; chill and heat alternating, now here again there on single parts; anasarca.

Viburnum [Vib]

Severe sticking, darting pains in left hypochondrium, deep seated as if in the spleen with sensation as if some hot fluid were running through the splenic vessels, (<) by walking about room and by pressure; cannot lie on left side.

Zincum [Zinc]

Stitches in spleen, (<) from pressure; flatulent colic, (<) from wine, at night or during rest; dropsy from anemia and nervous exhaustion.

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.