Pregnancy – Headache

Homeopathy treatment for Pregnancy – Headache from the Homeopathic Therapeutics by Lilienthal. Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of Pregnancy – Headache…

Aconite [Acon]

Congestive headache or neuralgic, with vertigo on rising up in bed, stitching, throbbing toothache from taking cold, after coffee.

Alumina [Alum]

Headache (with constipation), (>) by lying quietly in bed; throbbing, stitching frontal headache with nausea, (<) going upstairs or stooping; toothache radiating to other parts, as larynx, neck, shoulders.

Apis [Apis]

Jumping toothache in left upper molars, (<) when involuntarily biting teeth together; swelling, redness and bleeding of gums, with stinging and sore pains.

Arsenicum [Ars]

Periodical toothache, mostly at night, when it becomes worse, she is unable to remain, in bed, must get up.

Belladonna [Bell]

Congestive headache with flushed face and injected eye-balls, (<) from noise or light; toothache as if caused by ulceration, (<) when lying down at night, by touch or in cold air; mostly on right side, extending to eye, with moaning and weeping.

Bryonia [Bry]

Headache with constipation and bilious symptoms, (<) by perfect rest; nausea on rising in bed; pains in sound teeth, shooting from tooth to tooth, and in head and cheek, (<) while eating, especially warm food, and from warmth in general.

Calcarea-carb [Calc]

Throbbing headache every morning, lasting all day, (<) ascending, talking, walking, from talking cold, (>) from tight bandaging, lying down and closing eyes. Toothache in hollow teeth, around loose stumps, with sore, easily bleeding, painful gums, (<) from slightest change of air, whether warm or cold, from drinking anything warm or cold, noise excitement (Calcarea fluor.); cramps in soles and toes of feet.

Chamomilla [Cham]

Jerking pains in teeth render her frenzied, (<) from taking anything warm in mouth, especially coffee; red shining swelling of gums; red check; pain in a whole row of teeth, bun unable to decide on any one in particular.

China [Chin]

Periodic neuralgia; pains excessive, from left to right, chiefly infraorbital and maxillary branches, (<) contact, draughts of air, lying down and in the night.

Chininum-sulph [Chin-s]

Pains set in daily at same hour, otherwise well.

Cimicifuga [Cimic]

Neuralgic headaches over, in and behind eyes extending to occiput; fulness, heat and throbbing in head, (>) in open air.

Coffea [Coff]

Hemicrania, often from constipation; agonizing toothache, (>) by holding ice or ice-water in the mouth.

Colocynthis [Coloc]

Tensive tearing pain, with heat and swelling, especially left side; constriction and pressing in left malar bone extending into eye, (>) touch, motion; (>) perfect rest and external heat; frequent attacks of colic, doubling up the patient.

Gelsemium [Gels]

General nervous excitement, or weak and trembling; pains in paroxysms and dart through jaws and face; congestion of head and face, she gets blind before the headache.

Hyoscyamus [Hyos]


Violent tearing and pulsating pains, causing spasmodic jerks of fingers, hands, arms, facial muscles; spasms in throat; delirium from pain.

Ignatia [Ign]

Periodical migraine, as if a nail were forced into the temple; jaws feel as if crushed; boring pain in front teeth.

Kalmia-lat [Kalm]

Excessive right-sided faceache, especially between eye and nose; pain over right eye, with vertigo; neuralgia every afternoon, getting worse at night; pressing toothache in molars in the evening with or without prosopalgia.

Kreosotum [Kreos]

Drawing, tensive pain in carious tooth extending to temple.

Magnesia-carb [Mag-c]

Insupportable pain during repose, she must get up and walk about (Magn. phos.).

Mercurius [Merc]

Teeth feel sore to touch, elongated, as if loose, (<) while eating; gums swollen, sensitive; foul breath, (<) at night in bed, by cold drinks and cold air.

Mezereum [Mez]

Pains extend to bones of face and temples, with chilliness; pains come quickly and leave parts numb.

Nux-moschata [Nux-m]

Pains in front teeth on inhaling cool air or taking warm drinks, as if teeth were wrenched out, going from right to left; women with cool dry skin who do not perspire.

Nux-vomica [Nux-v]

Headache every morning on waking, after eating and in open air; intermittent neuralgia of face; pains spread from carious tooth into sound ones, (<) from cold air, at night.

Opium [Op]

Congestive headaches with constipation,, unsteady look, thirst, dry mouth, sour eructations, nausea, acute hearing at night.

Phosphorus [Phos]

Headache from mental exhaustion; drawing, tearing pains in jaws; root of nose, temples and eyes; jerking and twitching toothache; dental periosteum inflamed and tender.

Plantago [Plan]

Shooting, tearing neuralgia in left jaw, extending into ear; toothache, soreness of sound teeth while eating, and rapid decay of teeth.

Pulsatilla [Puls]

Migraine, (<) night, while at rest, (>) open air and from bandaging head; toothache, with much swelling of face, (>) from cold food and drink and fresh air; chilliness of whole body.

Ratanhia [Rat]

Toothache, (<) lying down, must get up and walk about (Magn. carb.)

Rhus-tox [Rhus-t]

Rheumatic toothache, especially from getting wet, (<) from head to face.

Sepia [Sep]

Migraine with aversion to all food and an empty, gone feeling in pit of stomach, nausea and vomiting; drawing in upper molars, in hollow tooth, extending into ear; early decay of teeth; gums painful, dark-red, bleeding from slightest touch.

Spigelia [Spig]

Left-sided headache and neuralgia, involving eyeball and orbit, beginning at sunrise and decreasing by sunset, even in cloudy weather; (>) by firm pressure.

Staphisagria [Staph]

Teeth turn black, become carious and brittle; sensitive to mental and physical impressions.

Verbascum [Verb]

Periodic right-sided headache and neuralgia with vertigo, (<) from slightest pressure.

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.