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

Aconite [Acon]

Pleurodynia from exposure to cold after being over heated; sometimes high fever.

Arnica [Arn]

Myalgic pleurodynia, resembling genuine pleurisy; must continually change position, bed feels too hard.

Borax [Bor]

Pleuritic-like stitches in right pectoral region, so that he cannot move or breathe without a stitching pain; stitches in chest in region of nipple, with every paroxysm of cough; shortness of breath after ascending stairs, so that he cannot speak a word; later when he speaks stitches on right side of chest.

Cactus [Cact]

Feeling of constriction in chest, impeding breathing; prickling pains in chest; sharp wandering pains in chest and scapular region; bloody sputa.

Chenopodium [Chen-a]

Dull pain a little lower than inferior angle of right scapula but nearer the spine.

Chininum-ars [Chin-ar]

Violent neuralgic pains in left mammary region, as if the parts were torn with red hot tongs; aching in intercostal muscles; paralysis of respiratory muscles.

Cimicifuga [Cimic]

Pain in right side of chest, must lie quietly on back and press with the hand; breath short, slight cough; sinking at stomach; rheumatic pains in joints with swelling and heat; pleurodynia brought on by exposure with dry and teasing cough, little or no sputum, (<) at night.

Colchicum [Colch]

Pleurodynia from catching cold or from living in damp dwellings, stinging and tearing in muscles of chest.

Gaultheria [Gaul]

Pleurodynia with pain in anterior mediastinum.

Guaiacum [Guai]

Pseudo-pleuritic pains, frequently attending tuberculosis pulmonum in stage of softening and suppuration; intense pain in upper part of chest, from motion of head; expectoration of foetid pus.

Kalmia [Kalm]

Oppressed, short breathing, has to lie on his back; every motion of body attended with violent pains in thorax, back and axillary joint; shooting through chest above heart into shoulder-blades, with pain in left arm.

Magnesia-phos [Mag-p]

Constrictive intercostal neuralgic, affecting breathing cannot lie down, has to sit upright; pains acute, boring, darting, shifting and remittent.

Mercurius [Merc]

Soreness on percussion or pressure, probably in the bone of one of several ribs; stitches about middle of chest, chiefly when coughing or sneezing.

Phytolacca [Phyt]

Muscular pains in chest from exposure to cold and dampness; the pains are flying like electric shocks, shooting, lancinating.

Ranunculus-bulb [Ran-b]

INTERCOSTAL RHEUMATISM; stabbing, stitching, burning pains in chest and abdomen, (<) from motion, even breathing, and by change of weather; sensation as if everything were sore and bruised, and expressly sensitive to touch; frequent pains in chest extending towards the liver, or from the liver into the chest; pain extending along the inner edge of the left scapula down to its inferior angle; pain extends sometimes through lower left chest; spasmodic hiccough; itching of body, especially of palms of the hands.

Rhododendron [Rhod]

Dyspnoea from constriction of chest; shooting through left chest to back, when bending back and to the right; breath and speech fail from the violence of pleuritic stitches running downward into anterior left chest, after standing on cold ground and getting chilled.

Rhus-rad [Rhus-r]

Pains shoot into shoulder.

Rumex [Rumx]

Sharp, stitching or stinging pains through left lung, which feels sore when he turns to left side.

Stibium-ars [Ant-ar]

(Arsenite of Antimony). Serous or sero-fibrinous exudation, on either side but on right side it takes a longer time for absorption.

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.