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


Aconite [Acon]

Milk fever with delirium, mammae hot, tense, with scanty milk; galactorrhoea, but flow nearly stopped by catching cold or emotion, with fear, restlessness, anxiety.

Actea-spic [Act-sp]

Swelling and sensation of heat, at times burning, relaxation and collapse, with pricking sensation; frequent transitory stitches in the right and tensive drawing in the left breast at night.

Apis-mell [Apis]

ERYSIPELATOUS MASTITIS; high fever. but no sweat; swelling, hardness of and burning, stinging in mammae, threatening in less degree to pass into suppuration and ulceration; great sensitiveness to touch or to slightest pressure; (<) By cold applications.

Belladonna [Bell]

Breasts feel heavy, RED STREAKS RUNNING LIKE RADII FROM A CENTRAL POINT, accompanied by pulsating pains; heavy headache, constipation and scanty urine; erysipelatous inflammation, stitches appear and disappear quickly. (<) from jar or jolt.

Bryonia [Bry]

STONY HEAVINESS OF BREAST; hot, hard, painful, but not very red;severe stitching pains in breast, (<) when lifting arm or motion, feels sick on first sitting up in bed or in a chair, and worse on standing up; first stage of mammary abscess.

Bufo [Bufo]

Mastitis PURULENT SINUSES: sensation as if breasts were torn towards abdomen; redness and swelling along course of lymphatics.

Cactus-grand [Cact]

Scrofulous subjects with great sensibility to cold air; inflammation and suppuration of breast, with senses of fulness in chest.

Calcarea-carb [Calc]

Mammary glands pain as if they were suppurating, especially on touch; hot swelling of breast, which is hard, but not red, when nursing severe internal stitching as if arrows were forced through breast.

Carbo-an [Carb-an]

Swollen inflamed erysipelatous breast, hard, painful nodes;

sensation of expansion in mammae; darting pains of nursing women arrest breathing, (<) from pressure; burning drawing pain through breast.

Carbo-veg [Carb-v]

Induration of breast, with tendency to suppuration PUS NOT LAUDABLE AFTER BREAKING OF THE ABSCESS; erysipelas mammae.

Chamomilla [Cham]

Mammae hard and tender to touch, with drawing pains, is fretful, sleepless and cross.

Croton-tigl [Croto-t]

When nursing, a severe drawing pain runs DIRECTLY FROM MAMMAE THROUGH TO BACK, as if pulled by a string; inflamed, hard, swollen breasts, threatening to gather and break.

Hepar [Hep]

At the outset of pus formation it may prevent suppuration or hasten the abscess to come to head.

Kali-phos [Kali-p]

Mastitis, pus brownish, dirty-looking with heavy odor; adynamia and gangrene.

Lachesis [Lach]

Breast has a bluish or purplish appearance; lancinating pains in mammae and down arm; chill at night and hot flushes by day.

Lycopodium [Lyc]

Burning and stinging of mammary glands; milk in the breasts of young girls, sometimes present at puberty or at first menstrual flow (Cyclamen, Phosphorus, Pulsatilla); milk in the breast of boys.

Mercurius [Merc]

Hard swelling of mammae with sore and raw feeling; MILK IS POOR AND BABE REFUSES TO NURSE; throbbing or transient chills indicate beginning of suppuration or that abscesses have formed.

Phellandrium [Phel]

Sharp pains in the course of the lactiferous tubes during nursing and more yet between the acts of nursing.

Phosphorus [Phos]

PHLEGMONOUS INFLAMMATION, breasts swollen, red in spots or streaks; hard knots in different places, with fistulous openings, burning stinging pains and watery, offensive discharge; hectic fever and night-sweats.

Phytolacca [Phyt]

HARDNESS APPARENT FROM THE START, caked breast, gathered breast, with large fistulous gaping and angry ulcers, discharging a watery foetid pus; nipples and mammae sensitive, even after suppuration has taken place; right mammae; when child nurse pain goes from the nipple all over the body; (>) evening, (<) after midnight.

Pulsatilla [Puls]

Mastitis from MECHANICAL PRESSURE ON GLAND, PARTICULARLY IN YOUNG GIRLS; nodosities in mammae, tensive pressure and swelling as from accumulation of milk during nursing.

Silicea [Sil]

FISTULOUS ULCERS WITH CALLOUS EDGES, discharge thin and watery or thick and offensive, substance of the breast seems to discharge into one common ulcer, often with pain; or there may be several orifices, one for each lobe.

Sulphur [Sulph]

Inflammation running in radii from nipple; threatening suppuration, when the lumps first appear, easing the pain and mollifying the destruction of tissue; profuse suppuration with chilliness in the forenoon and heat in the afternoon; old ulcerations; breasts feel hot; night-sweats, flushes of heat, weak and faint spells; irresistible hunger towards noon.

Veratrum-vir [Verat-v]

Mastitis, with great arterial and nervous excitement.

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.