Menstrual complaints

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

Acetic-acid [Acet-ac]

membranous dysmenorrhoea; laborlike in the womb, has to bend double, but no relief in any position; vagina dry, hot, sensitive, sharp shooting pains, more to the right of fundus uteri; abdomen very sensitive.

Aconite [Acon]

Menses profuse, long-lasting, especially in plethoric women who lead a sedentary life, or menses too late diminished or protracted; profuse with nosebleed; suppressed by fright with vexation; dysmenorrhoea from thickening of the peritoneum over ovaries; pains force her to bend double.

AEthusa-cyn [Aeth]

Lancinating pains in sexual organs; pimples on external parts, itching exceedingly when she gets warm, CATAMENIA VERY WATERY; swelling of mammary gland, with heat, redness and lancinating pains.

Agnus-castus [Agn]

Before menses; vertigo, headache, dim sight; during: pain in pelvis and loins; menses exceedingly profuse; dysmenorrhoea with ovarian neuralgia; COITUS PAINFUL AND ABHORRENT; looks thin and haggard; indifference to persons and things; hates to go out; mind stupid and dead to all excitement.

Agaricus-musc [Agar]

At beginning: nightly restlessness on account of rigors; toothache and wakefulness;during headache, toothache, pain and itching in left ear, (>) by boring; labor-pains in belly and back; itching about genitals, rigors, menses too profuse, with tearing, pressing pains in back and abdomen; after; pain as from exhaustion; prolapsus; palpitations and interrupted sleep with anxiety.

Aletris-far [Alet]

Premature and profuse; discharge dark with coagula; fulness and weight in uterine region, colicky pains in hypogastrium; debility, defective nutrition and assimilation, drowsiness, vertigo, fainting; extreme constipation and prolapsus uteri from muscular atony.

Aloe [Aloe]

Early and profuse, and last too long, with dragging pains in rectum and backache, (<) when standing; uterine haemorrhage about climaxis; haemorrhoids protrude in bunches,(>) by cold water; urgency a to stool, with sensation a of a plug wedged in between symphysis pubis and coccyx.

Alumina [Alum]

Menses too early, short and scanty, of pale blood; before, many dreams, on awaking face hot, headache and palpitation, abundant mucous discharge; during, corroding urine and diarrhoea, bloatedness; after; exhaustion of mind and body.

Ambra-gris [Ambr]

Atony of uterus. DISCHARGE OF BLOOD BETWEEN THE PERIODS, at every little accident, a t every hard stool, or after a walk a little longer than usual; burning in genitals with discharge of a few drops of blood; menses too early by a week and profuse; during menses left leg becomes quite blue from distended varices; soreness and itching of pudenda, with swelling of labia, must rub the parts; insomnia with aggravation of bodily sufferings in bed; nervous weakness with irritability; spasmodic dyspnoea, cardiac anguish and palpitations.

Ammonium-carb [Am-c]

Before,; pale face, pain in belly and small of back, no appetite;at COMMENCEMENT CHOLERA-LIKE SYMPTOMS; very sad and fatigued, especially in thighs, with yawning, toothache, pain in small of back and chilliness, flow more abundant at night, blackish, in clots, passing off with spasmodic pains in belly and hard stools; menses copious, acrid, it makes the thighs sore and causes a burning pain; too late, scanty and short, always accompanied by frontal headache;very nervous and restless, exhaustion with defective reaction; during menses sleeplessness (Ignatia, Sepia, Natr.m.); diarrhoea before and during; blood from rectum during menses (Ammoniumm.).

Ammonium-mur [Am-m]

Menses more profuse at night, or when siting or riding, or after a ride in the cold air, with pain in abdomen and small of back, blood dark, tarry, in clots; DURING MENSES DIARRHOEA AND VOMITING, bloody discharge from bowels and neuralgic pains in feet, flow black and clotted.

Antimonium-crud [Ant-c]

Menses commenced at an early period, are profuse, then cease, followed by chlorosis; before menses toothache, boring in temples.

Apis-mell [Apis]

Menses too profuse or too scanty; metrorrhagia with red spots, stinging like bee-stings; irregular, lasting but one of two days, accompanied with weakness; copious and lumpy, with great pain in spleen, continuing after it and interfering with every walk, or when talking or coughing; flow delayed or suppressed, sensation as if they were coming on, but they fail to do so, much pain in right ovarian region before or during menses, or when they become suppressed; micturition painful, scanty dark urine;great tenderness over uterine region, with bearing-down pains; sharp stabbing or plunging pain in uterus or in head, sometimes followed by convulsions at every menstrual period, the patient feeling tolerably well during the interval; deep-seated tenderness; stinging and frequent micturition during menses; pale, waxy skin.

Argentum-nit [Arg-n]

Menses too early, profuse, long-lasting, with headache, cutting in small of back and groin, at night tormenting pressure in praecordia, internal trembling in epigastrium; flow regular but attended with a great deal of pain the day before. which makes her feel horribly faint; flow irregular, too soon or too late, too copious or too scanty, but ALWAYS WITH THICK COAGULATED BLOOD, all pain ceases with a free discharge; violent palpitations of heart with faintish nausea; retching and vomiting or mucus or like coffee- grounds (gastric ulcer).

Arsenicum [Ars]

Early, profuse and exhausting dark flow, with leucorrhoea in the interval; during flow stitches in rectum extending into anus and vulva; stinging, cutting pain, extending from epigastrium into hypogastrium, sides of abdomen and back; after flow or instead of it discharge of bloody slime or stinking water from vagina and anus; thin, whitish, foul discharge instead of menses; menorrhagia with lancinating, burning pains; amenorrhoea; atony of uterus.

Artemisia-vulgaris [Art-v]

Menses black as tar, violent contractions of uterus, like labor-pains; spasmodic affections during menses; irregular or deficient menstruation with epileptic convulsions and nervous exhaustion after it.

Asafoetida [Asaf]

Premature and too scanty, lasting but two or three days; laborlike pains in uterus, with cutting and bearing down, especially when riding in carriage; swelling of external genitals; great sexual desire.

Asarum-europ [Asar]

Early, protracted, but not very profuse;with their appearance violent pain in small of back, which scarcely allows her to

breathe; blood black; headache before and after menses.

Asterias-rubens [Aster]

Delaying menses; colic and other sufferings cease with the flow which is more abundant than usual; severe general pain over womb as if something protruded behind it; jerking in uterus.

Aurum-met [Aur]

Menses retarded and scanty, too early and too profuse, blood acrid and causing great soreness of pudenda; coming on all of a sudden;before; mental depression and suicidal tendency, eruption of pimples on labia major; during; the same with colic,

constipation, hard and knotty stool. OFFENSIVE, PUTRID BREATH IN GIRLS AT THE AGE OF PUBESCENCE; URINE like buttermilk; uterus prolapsed and indurated.

Baryta-carb [Bar-c]

Menses scanty, last only one day, preceded by toothache, colic and leucorrhoea, and accompanied by cutting and pinching in abdomen; bruised pain in small of back; especially suitable to dwarfish women with scanty menses and troublesome weight about the pubes in any direction.

Belladonna [Bell]


Too early and too profuse, of HOT, BRIGHT-RED BLOOD, containing dark, OFFENSIVE CLOTS, or the blood thick, decomposed and of a dark-red colour, THE DISCHARGE FEELING HOT AS IT PASSES. Before: dysmenorrhoea depending on a congested or inflamed ovary, more often the right one, with dragging and pressing downward pains and cutting from behind forward or vice versa, passing through the horizontal diameter of pelvis and not around circumference (as Sepia and Platina do); during: great mental disturbance, throbbing headache, red and suffused face in young girls, pressing down in abdomen, as if the contents would push through the genitals, with heaviness as from a stone, spasm of cervix, (<) mornings, on sitting bent and when walking, (>) on standing or sitting erect; coldness of back, evenings; backache as if the back would break; pressive pains which come and go quickly; sweat on chest at night, frequent gasping, chills and colic; stools painful; after: cramps in stomach; bloody discharge between periods. Sudden suppression of menses from cold; with severe bearing-down pain and throbbing in the hypogastric region, flushed face, throbbing headache and difficult or painful micturition.

Benzoic-acid [Benz-ac]

Menses too early or retarded, great weakness after menses; urine scanty; dark-brown and foetid.

Berberis [Berb]

Too scanty, intermitting and attended with laborlike pains, flow too scanty, too short, consisting of grayish serum or mucus, or BLACK DROPS OF FILTHY SLIME; great chilliness, violent pain in sacrum and loins, in renal region and down the thighs and calves of legs; ill-humor, apathy, inclination to weep; great weakness and faintishness; bone-pains; headache after dinner: (<) by motion, but(>) in fresh air; cutting, burning pains during and after micturition, urine turbid and flocculent.

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.