Nephritis


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


Aconite [Acon]

Synochal fever; secretion of urine diminished; micturition difficult and painful; urine saturated or mixed with blood; from exposure to dry cold.

Alumina [Alum]

Renal pains as from RIDING OVER A ROUGH ROAD,(<) BY DANCING; soreness in kidneys as if full of small stones, red sand in urine, feels as if sand were pricking in urethra; numbness an tingling down right leg and up to right scapula; cannot pass urine without much straining.

Apis-mell [Apis]

Constant dull pains in both kidneys,, on pressure or on stooping; burning in urethra before and during micturition, urine dark and scanty; retention of urine, bladder but slightly distended; febrile symptoms with oppressed respiration, headache and gastric derangement; thirstlessness; frequent desire with passage of only a few drops.

Argentum-nit [Arg-n]

Catarrhal renal affections, acute pains extending from kidneys to bladder, or dull aching pains extending across the loins or over the region of the bladder, with or without painful urination, with red sand in urine and abundance or uric acid.

Arnica [Arn]

Chill followed by nephritic pains; nausea and vomiting; without relief; vomiting causes excruciating pains in epigastrium, extending to right hypochondrium and down the groin; piercing pains as from knives plunged into kidneys; urination difficult, urine scanty, dark, with thick brown sediments, or with pus an some blood-globules, but no tube-casts.

Belladonna [Bell]

Stitching pains in kidneys, extending along the ureter as far as the bladder, with periodical anguish; urine first clear, becomes turbid on standing; blood-red; when heating the urine it deposits nearly always a loud of phosphates; great anguish and colicky pains; restless, starts in sleep.

Benzoic-acid [Benz-ac]

RENAL PAINS WHICH PENETRATE THE CHEST, when taking a deep inhalation; sore pain in back, dull pains in kidneys, loin stiff; right knee swollen; burning in left kidney, with drawing when stooping; urine dark, the urinous odor highly intensified and repulsive. strongly ammoniacal.

Berberis [Berb]

Pressive or tensive pain in region of loins and kidneys, on one or on both sides across small of back, extending downward into posterior portion of pelvis, of thighs, and even to calves, with FEELING OF STIFFNESS AND LAMENESS, or swelling of back and lower extremities (Kali carb., without stiffness or lameness); lancinating or tearing pulsative pains in renal region, (<) when stooping or rising again, sitting or lying, (>) when standing; burning and soreness in renal region, great urging, with pain in neck of bladder, with burning, scanty urine; urine blood-red speedily becoming turbid, depositing thick mucus and bright-red mealy sediment; back feels sore and stiff, with a bubbling sensation, as if water came up through the skin; PAINS RADIATE FROM KIDNEYS IN ALL DIRECTIONS.

Bryonia [Bry]

Post-scarlatinal nephritis; urine clear or slightly clouded, but greatly diminished in quantity, loaded with albumen; bloatedness only of face, especially below eyes; thirst; dyspnoea from threatening oedema of lungs; perfect anorexia; burning in urethra when not urinating; patient does not wish to bee disturbed.

Cannabis-sat [Cann-s]

Ulcerative pain in renal region, drawing pains from kidneys to inguinal glands, with anxious, nauseous sensation in pit of stomach; pain in both kidneys and neck of bladder; frequent urging to urinate, urine yellowish – white and the last mixed with blood, scalding when passing, but (<) after; at close of urination PAINFUL SPASMODIC CLOSURE OF SPHINCTER and at same time very severe stricture and drawing up of anus, with inability to defaecate.

Cantharis [Canth]

Violent pains during passage of renal calculi; gravel in children; irritation extending down penis, with almost constant pulling at that organ; a paroxysmal CUTTING AND BURNING pain in renal region, which is very sensitive to the slightest touch, alternating with pain in tip of penis; urging to urinate; painful micturition, only a few drops at a time, bloody urine or pure blood; before, during and after urinating, cutting, burning pains in urethra; high fever, pulse frequent and hard; drawing- tearing pains in loins and testes, worse from motion, sometimes stopping breathing; constipation, uraemic cerebral symptoms, like stupor, numbness; after exposure to cold or mechanical injuries; urine turbid or scanty; cloudy during the night, like mealy water, with white sediment; albuminous; containing g cylindrical casts, useful after burns.

Chimaphila [Chim]

Scanty urine, containing large quantities of muco-purulent sediment, chronic catarrh of the bladder; urine thick, ropy, of brick color, and disease, inability to urinate without standing with the feet wide apart and the body inclined forward; urging to urinate after passing water; constipation.

Coccus-cacti [Coc-c]

Attacks of nephritic colic, with very copious urine and dull pain in the urethra; sudden, acute, prolonged lancinations, extending from left renal region along the ureters into the bladder, bruised pain in the sacro-lumbar region and in groins; spasmodic pain in kidneys, accompanied by vesical tenesmus and frequent emissions of deep-colored urine; haematuria; lateritious sediment of color of brickdust, which adheres to the vessel; the urine contains mucus in the form of filaments, clouds, flocks, and sediment, and the sediment is entangles with much mucus.

Colchicum [Colch]

Nephritis with bloody, ink-like, albuminous urine, pain in renal region; urine turbid; leaves an orange-colored ring on vessel; after scarlatina or from gouty troubles.

Erigeron [Erig]

Sharp, stinging pains in left renal region; complete suppression of urine, and pain in kidney, followed by urging to urinate, with emission of only a few burning drops.

Helleborus [Hell]

Nephritis causing dropsical symptoms; congestion of kidneys with extensive effusion of serum in abdominal cavity and tissues of lower extremities urging to urinate, with scanty discharge; urine scanty, dark, with floating dark specks, like coffee- grounds; albuminous or smoky from admixture of decomposed blood; post-scarlatinal nephritis; tubercular meningitis.

Hepar-sulph [Hep]

Bruised sensation in small of back and thighs; pale urine, with flocculent, muddy-white sediment, blood being discharged only with the last drops; croupous nephritis passing into suppurative stage, with fever, chills alternating with burning heat.

Kali-carb [Kali-c]

Tensive pain in left kidney;swelling of inguinal glands; oedema of left foot, extending gradually to the right foot, and upward over the whole body; blackish urine, which on shaking, foams, and on standing leaves a thick, reddish, slimy sediment; frequent soft pale stools; after a blow on left side, or remaining for hours in wet clothes.

Kali-iod [Kali-i]

Scanty dark urine; painful micturition; sediment dirty, yellowish, great thirst, heat in the head, deliria; granulated kidney from gout or mercurio-syphilis.

Mercurius [Merc]

Diminished secretion of urine, great desire to pass it; urine saturated, dark-brown, mixed with blood, with dirty-white sediment.

Millefolium [Mill]

Pain in the region of left kidney, then bloody urine, forming a cake in the vessel.

Naphthalin [Naphtin]

PYELONEPHRITIS: terribly offensive odor of decomposing ammoniacal urine ( needs proving).

Natrum-mur [Nat-m]

Tension and heat in the renal region; urinal sediment like brickdust; urine dark like coffee; haematuria.

Nux-vomica [Nux-v]

RENAL COLIC, especially in right kidney, extending to genitals and right leg; worse lying on that side, better on back; painful ineffectual urging to urinate, urine passes in drops, with burning and tearing; spasmodic strangury.

Ocimum-canum [Oci]

Renal colic, right side, with violent vomiting every fifteen minutes, twists about and groans; red and bloody urine, with brickdust sediment after he attack; thick, purulent urine with an intolerable smell of musk.

Phosphorus [Phos]

The skin is pale and anaemic; frequent watery diarrhoea; in complication with pneumonia, bronchial catarrh, ulceration of bones, amaurosis; albumen and exudation cells in the urine.

Phytolacca [Phyt]

Weakness, dull pain and soreness in the region of the kidneys, most on right side, and connected with heat, uneasiness down the ureters; chalklike sediment in the urine, albuminous urine.

Rhus-tox [Rhus-t]

Tearing pain in renal region; oedematous swelling all over; urine diminished, though he drinks much; after exposure to wet.

Senecio [Senec]

Slight pains in renal region, nausea, attendant on renal derangement and renal colic, chronic inflammation of kidneys; urine scanty, high-colored, tinged with blood.

Terebinthina [Ter]

Scanty secretion of dark (occasionally) bloody urine, coagulating on addition of nitric acid and heat; oedema all over; intestinal catarrh and diarrhoea; bronchial catarrh, with expectoration of much mucus; affections of kidneys; worse from living in damp dwellings; burning and drawing from right kidney to hip and ureters; pressure in kidneys when siting, from motion; bloody urine, the blood thoroughly mixed with the urine, or urine depositing a slimy, thick, muddy sediment.

Thuja [Thuj]

Kidneys inflamed, left swollen, dark, cloudy sediment in urine.

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.