Measles Morbilli

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

Aconite [Acon]

At the beginning: fever with full, quick pulse, dry hot, burning skin, restlessness; catarrhal irritation, from the eyes down into the bronchial tubes; photophobia, nosebleed dry, hacking, even croupy cough; stitching pains in the chest; restless sleep, with jerking and starting; grating on teeth, moaning and groaning, or sleeplessness, with great agitation and anxiety; pain in stomach and bowels, with vomiting and diarrhoea.

Antimonium-crud [Ant-c]

Gastric derangement; white-coated tongue; pain in ears.

Antimonium-tart [Ant-t]

Eruptions does not come out properly or is repelled; head confused with drowsiness; rattling breathing; dyspnoea; cough loose, but hardly any sputa; gastro-enteric affections.

Apis-mell [Apis]

Confluent eruptions and OEDEMATOUS swelling of the skin; greatly inflamed eyes;croupy cough; violent cough, similar to whooping cough; catarrh of the bowels with diarrhoea.

Arsenicum [Ars]

BLACK MEASLES, or retrocession of the eruptions; sallow

complexion, with blue or greenish-brown stripes; crusts around the mouth; bloated face, pale and red; burning-beating pains in the eyes with photophobia; typhoid symptoms; vomiting; diarrhoea great sinking of strength; all worse about midnight.

Belladonna [Bell]

At the commencement; heat with moisture in the skin; quick but soft pulse; constant drowsy sleep, or drowsiness, with inability to go to sleep; congestion to head; injected eyes; thick white- coated tongue; sore throat, with difficult deglutition; hoarseness and dry cough, which fatigues the chest, with oppression and suffocative fits; convulsive twitching of the limbs; convulsions; violent thirst.

Bryonia [Bry]

Slowly forthcoming eruptions, which remains pale; inflammatory affections of the chest; dry, painful cough; rheumatic pains in limbs; constipation. Retrocession of eruption with prostration, fever and cerebral symptoms.

Camphora [Camph]

In those dangerous cases where with cerebral disturbance the face grows pale and the skin cold, assuming a bluish-purple color, with utter prostration and spasmodic stiffness of the body; also in sequelae, especially painful and difficult micturition; retrocession of eruption.

Carbo-veg [Carb-v]

Undeveloped measles, leaving patient with phthisical cough and emaciation, cough from repercussion of eruption; persistent hoarseness after meals.

Coffea [Coff]

Frequent, short and dry cough, hoarse when crying; skin and all senses oversensitive; spasmodic motions, trembling, grinding of teeth; overwakefulness, with heat and sweat in face; it aids in bringing out eruptions.

Crot. [Crot-h]

BLACK MEASLES. Intense fever; copious, dark confluent eruptions with considerable oedema of face eye and nose symptoms very severe, throat and chest symptoms more moderate; delirium; haemorrhagic symptoms with tendency to putrescence; ERUPTION STANDS OUT TOO LONG OR REAPPEARS AS A MOTTLING; gangrene of mouth or genitals as o sequelae.

Cuprum [Cupr]

Delirium of measles complicated with bronchitis; howling or muttering deliria with anguish;repercussion of eruptions, with convulsions; vomiting and gagging’ pale or bluish face and twitching of limbs; (<) on arousing terrorized from sleep.

Drosera [Dros]

Cough, with drawing together of the epigastrium, similar to whooping-cough; cough as a sequelae of measles in paroxysms, worse in the afternoon and evening; sometimes attended with bloody and purulent expectoration.

Dulcamara [Dulc]

Retrocession of eruption, from exposure to damp cold air.

Euphrasia [Euph]

Streaming of hot burning tears from eyes, with great photophobia; profuse running from noise without burning; cough only during the day; bland intense throbbing-pressing headache before eruption comes out.

Ferrum-phos [Ferr-p]


INITIAL AND PRODROMIC STAGE, with inflammatory affections of eyes, ears and chest; restlessness and sleeplessness.

Gelsemium [Gels]

ERUPTIVE STAGE; chilliness watery discharge from nose, excoriating the wings of nose and upper lip; hoarseness, with feeling of soreness in throat and chest; rawness of chest, with cough; RETROCEDING MEASLES, with livid spots; dulness of brain; abdominal and thoracic congestion; fever heat, with drowsiness, languor and oppression; dull pains in head, back and limbs; head feels large and full, pulse full and soft, tongue has a moist fur; drowsy state and suffused face; hard barking croupy cough and hoarseness.

Hepar [Hep]

Croupy cough, with rattling in chest, but without expectoration, (<) morning.

Ipecacuanha [Ip]

Tardy appearance of eruptions, with oppression of chest, incessant most violent tickling cough and vomiting; short, hurried breathing.

Kali-bichrom [Kali-bi]

VIOLENT STITCHING PAINS EXTENDING FROM EAR TO ROOF OF MOUTH AND TO PAROTIS OF AFFECTED SIDE; external auditory meatus greatly swollen; discharge of offensive pus from ophthalmo-blennorrhoea; flowing of water from eyes, with burning when opening them; stiff, green-colored discharges from nose, with great sensitiveness and ulceration of nostrils; diarrhoea with slight tenesmus; loud rattling cough with retching and expectoration of touch, stringy mucus; croupy cough, roughness of larynx with hoarseness; wheezing and rattling in chest during sleep; (<) evening and in cold air.

Kali-mur [Kali-m]

Hoarse cough glandular swelling, furred tongue with white or gray deposit, diarrhoea whitish or light-colored; deafness from swelling of throat.

Kali-sulph [Kali-s]

Suppressed rash which suddenly recedes with harsh and dry skin.

Lachesis [Lach]

Livid eruptions with sordes about mouth and inability to protrude tongue; severe coryza, with abundant discharge of a watery mucus. nostrils and lips sore and swollen; coryza precede one or two days by feeling of soreness, rawness and scraping in throat, passing off as the coryza develops.

Mercurius [Merc]

Glands of throat much swollen, with dysphagia, corroding or gland coryza; slimy stools, streaked with blood.

Phosphorus [Phos]

Violent and dry, exhausting cough, with desire to vomit or with vomiting; TYPHOID SYMPTOMS WITH UNCONSCIOUSNESS; watery diarrhoea; tongue coated with sordes; black lips; debility; typhoid bronchitis.

Pulsatilla [Puls]

MILD CASES; catarrhal symptoms prominent, coryza and profuse lachrymation; cough dry at night and loose in daytime; child sits up in bed to cough;earache, fever with hot head and dry lips, but complains very little of thirst; eruption when fully out often has a dark appearance; itching of eyes, (<) by rubbing; dry lips (>) by licking them with tongue; chronic loose cough after measles.

Sabadilla [Sabad]

Concussive and violent sneezing; frontal headache, stitching pains in chest, (<) when coughing redness of eyelids and smarting in suffused and watery eyes; fluent coryza with itching of nose and alternate obstruction of nostrils; yellow, sore tongue; sore throat and difficult swallowing; eruptions in spots and strips of deep-red color; fever with thirstlessness; coldness of body alternating with flushes of heat in face.

Sticta-pulm [Stict]

INCESSANT DRYNESS AND SPASMODIC COUGH, worse in the evening and during the night, with oppression of the chest, and a feeling as if a hard mass were collecting in the lungs; feeling of unless and heavy pressure at the root of the nose, with tingling; conjunctivitis, with profuse but mild discharge, sleeplessness.

Stramonium [Stram]

Sometimes before the outbreak of the eruption, frightful visions, like those of delirium tremens, at which he is startled

and from which he tries to hide; spasmodic affection of oesophagus hindering swallowing.

Sulphur [Sulph]

Either during the first stage when the eruption makes a tardy progress or for after-complains such as chronic coughs, originating in remnants of partial pneumonia; chronic diarrhoea; hardness of hearing; chronic discharge from ears.

Veratrum-alb [Verat]

Pale livid color and tardy appearance of the eruption; haemorrhages without amelioration; burning heat, with alternate cold extremities; very frequent, weak, intermittent pulse; delirium, restlessness; drowsiness; apathy.

Zincum [Zinc]

Crying out in sleep and awaking from sleep terrified (Lycopodium); considerable evidence of debility, the child has not strength enough to develop the eruption.

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.