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

Aconite [Acon]

First stage in robust persons. Chill or more or less severity, followed by intense fever, hot dry, skin quick and and hard pulse; accelerated, labored, incomplete respiration, with restlessness, palpitation, fear of death, hard, painful, dry cough, soreness and heat in chest; during second stage, burning- shooting or burning-pressing pains in chest, with painfulness to external pressure; oppression and acceleration of respiration, sense of weariness and exhaustion in chest; PULMONARY HYPERAEMIA, sputa thin frothy. tinged with blood. Percussion- sounds is still clear, and crepitating rales distinctly audible.

Ammonium-carb [Am-c]

Great debility with symptoms pointing to the formation of heart- clot; BRONCHO-PNEUMONIA OF THE AGED, with rattling of large bubbles in the chest, sputa thin, foamy, adynamia; incessant cough and copious expectoration, excited as if from down in larynx, (<) 3 to 4 A.M., followed by great exhaustion, especially when complicated with coryza or influenza.

Antimonium-tart [Ant-t]

PNEUMONIA BILIOSA with hepatic congestion; PLEURO-PNEUMONIA, when parts of lungs are hepatized and fine rales heard over hepatized part; great oppression of breathing towards morning, must sit up to breathe. BRONCHO-PNEUMONIA, pneumonia catarrhalis; second stage, resolution has set in but fails, and oppression and prostration prevail, at first we found the sharp, stitching pains of Bryonia, but now the pain ceased, mucous rales are heard distinctly over chest with extreme want of breath; rattling, hollow cough, with heat and moist hands, sweat on forehead; DYSPNOEA WITH DESIRE TO COUGH, AND THOUGH CHEST IS FULL OF MUCUS, INABILITY TO BRING IT UP; vertigo with dimness of vision and pressing headache; eyes congested, starting, dull, unsteady, half open or one closed face red, bloated, anxious, or cool, pale and sallow; nostrils dark, sooty, dilated; mouth open, parched; tongue dry and brown; great thirst; tendency to diarrhoea or diarrhoea. PNEUMONIA OF DRUNKARDS, with bilious complications; even jaundice, meteorism, nausea and vomiting; typhoid complications; oedema pulmonum; impending paralysis of lungs or of heart; suitable especially to infants and old or cachectic people.

Aranea-diad [Aran]

Hydrogenoid constitution; violent chill, respiration very short; cough with bloody sputa; oppression of chest; violent haemorrhage from lungs; excessive debility and prostration.

Arnica [Arn]

Where the disease is caused by mechanical injury, and where in plethoric persons pneumonic infiltration shows a tendency to haemorrhage; dry cough, shaking the whole body, with tough, bloody sputa.

Arsenicum [Ars]

Extreme prostration, clammy perspiration, urgent thirst, drinking little and often; shortness of breath on sight exertion; dry and dark tongue and lips, diarrhoea; singing and buzzing in ears; tendency to colliquation and dissolution; threatened gangrene, with ichorous expectoration; foetid or dingy green (Chin Lachesis). In sudden oedema pulmonum, with passive hyperaemia of the lungs, sometimes caused by defects of the right side of the heart; in old people, from repercussed eruptions; in asthmatic persons; hypostatic pneumonia; pneumonia notha in old people, with danger of paralysis of lungs; hoarse after midnight; sudamina.

Arsenicum-iod [Ars-i]

Pneumonia complicated with valvular disease of heart. particularly mitral; constriction of chest with great anxiety and restlessness, (<) evenings; burning and heat in chest, pale face cold extremities.

Arsenicum-of-Antimony [Ant-ar]

(Stibium arsenicosum). Pleuro-pneumonia, especially when left side is affected, WITH RECENT OR OLD EXUDATIONS chiefly in desperate cases, threatening cases asphyxia.

Belladonna [Bell]

Young persons of full habit; temperament and fever high; skin intensely hot to touch, face flushed, eyes congested; great nervousness and restlessness; insomnia; CEREBRAL COMPLICATIONS; delirium or threatened convulsions; tickling dry cough, (<) at night; pressive pain in chest, with shortness of breath, affecting the heart; pulse accelerated often full, hard and tense, (<) from lying on affected side; TYPHOID PNEUMONIA FROM THE START, picking at bedclothes, mottled redness of face, pulse small and soft, intense and constant delirium.

Benzoic-acid [Benz-ac]

ASTHENIC PNEUMONIA; great weakness; difficult breathing, steadily increasing; mucous oppression of lungs; undulating or intermitting beats of heart; painful trembling in chest; cough followed by expectoration of green mucus.

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.