Syphilis & sycosis


Homeopathy treatment for Syphilis & sycosis from the Homeopathic Therapeutics by Lilienthal. Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of Syphilis & sycosis…


Anacardium [Anac]

Diminution of mental powers from syphilis.

Arsenicum [Ars]

PHAGEDENIC CHANCRES, lived hue, with intense burning, even sloughing; chancres (after mercury), with too florid granulations; margins of ulcers hard and bleeding at least touch, with a thin, offensive discharge; bubo when assuming a gangrenous aspect; inguinal glands painful, swollen, indurated; constitutional syphilis, with indescribable feeing of weakness, or with dropsy and malignant ulcerations; coffee-colored eruptions on skin, burning pimples or pustular eruptions (Arsenicum, brings out dormant syphilis.) ARS IOD., secondary syphilis, mucous plaques; tertiary syphilis cutaneous ulcers discharging a greenish pus corroding every spot over which it passes.

Asafoetida [Asaf]

Tertiary syphilis, especially after abuse of mercury; ulcers, especially when affecting the bones, discharging ichorous foetid thin pus, and VERY SENSITIVE TO TOUCH; deep-seated inflammation of the eyeball, attended by ciliary pains ands sore, bruised sensation around eye; syphilitic caries and necrosis, with foetid and bloody discharge; nocturnal pains.

Aurum-met [Aur]

Secondary syphilis; also infantile, especially after abuse of mercury (and the potassium salts); iritis, marked by much pain around eye, as if in the bones,, extending from without inward, and decidedly (<) by touch;BORING PAINS IN MASTOID PROCESS; CARIES OF THE NASAL BONES; nodes on legs; bones of skull painful when lying on them;syphilitic cerebral or meningeal tumors, with excruciating headaches; putrid smell from mouth, with caries of palate; discharge offensive and ichorous sleeplessness and melancholia from excessive pans, so that he does not want to live; all pains (>) in open air.

Aurum-mur [Aur-m]

Syphilitic gonorrhoea; chancres on prepuce and scrotum; bubo in left groin; condylomata on prepuce, anus and tongue; secondary syphilis, with exostoses and bone-pains in both shin-bones; snuffles in children suffering from hereditary syphilis; flat ulcers on scrotum secreting a foetid ichor; diminished vitality; melancholy; vaginitis and gonorrhoeal discharge, with swelling of both groins.

Badiaga [Bad]

SYPHILIS OF INFANTS, whole convolutes of hard, glandular swelling; bubo, left groin, hard, unequal, like scirrhus, violent burning stitches during night; chancres suppressed by cautery or mercurial ointment, leaving elevated, discolored cicatrices; general cachectic appearance and rhagades here and there; INDURATED, MALTREATED BUBOES.

Belladonna [Bell]

Large and painful buboes with intense inflammation of integuments, presenting a deep-red hue, and extending over large surfaces; phlegmonous phimosis or paraphimosis; erysipelatous balanitis; painful eruptions.

Benzoic-acid [Benz-ac]

Syphilitic spots and marks; syphilitic rheumatism; warts around anus, appearing after Copaiva suppressed a chancrous gonorrhoea, with offensive urine.

Berberis [Berb]

Inveterate cases of tertiary syphilis.

Carbo-an [Carb-an]

Constitutional or tertiary syphilis; coppery-red blotches on skin, particularly on face, induration of glands; BUBO IS HARD AS A STONE, especially when maltreated, opened or cauterized too soon, presenting large terrible ulcers with callous edges, secreting an offensive ichor; indurated buboes, mostly left side, with lancinating and cutting pains, sensitive to touch when beginning to suppurated; pain extending to thighs, with chilliness; nasal syphilis.

Carbo-veg [Carb-v]

Syphilis ulcers with high edges which become irritable from local treatment; margins of sores sharp, ragged undermined; discharge thin, acrid, offensive; ulcer painful and liable to bleed freely when touched; vesicles and blisters on prepuce; burning of labia; burning eruption on skin.

Causticum [Caust]

Vesicles under prepuce changing into suppurating ulcers; phagedenic chancre; watery, greenish corroding discharge with jerking pains; chancre with fungous excrescences;buboes secreting an acrid, corrosive ichor, with systemic complications, such as scurvy or gout.

Chionanthus [Chion]

Tertiary syphilis; when not previously treated by mercury.

Cinnabaris [Cinnb]

COMBINATION OF SYPHILIS AND SYCOSIS; fan-shaped figwarts; swelling of penis; redness and swelling of prepuce, with painful itching; violent itching of corona glandis, with profuse secretion of pus; small, red and shining points on the glans; Blennorrhoea of glans; violent erections in the evening, small ulcer on roof of mouth, on right side of tip of tongue and on tip; nasal catarrh, with accumulation of much striNgy mucus in posterior nares; red swollen chancres with hard, elevated edges, not sensitive, discharging thin pus; indurated testicles.

Conium [Con]

Indurated, hard chancre of long standing; SYPHILITIC SARCOCELE; swelling and induration of testicles, cutting pain through scrotum to roof of penis; pressing and tearing pain in testes.

Corallium-rubr [Cor-r]

COMBINATION OF SYPHILIS AND PSORA; red, flat ulcers on glans and inner surface of prepuce, with profuse yellow, ichorous discharge, offensive-smelling, which can be easily removed; ulcers flat and extremely sensitive to touch, sometimes bleeding;fraenum painful, as if pricked by needles; syphilitic erosions, exuding a thin, badly-smelling ichor; constant trickling of mucus from posterior nares into fauces; smooth, copper-colored spots on palm of hand and finger; chancres with this coral color.

Corydalis [Cory]

Syphilitic nodes on skull; ulceration of fauces; profuse morbid secretion of mucus; tongue coated, with foetid breath.

Cuprum-sulph [Cupr-s]

PHAGEDAENA; ulcers in the mucous membrane of the mouth; syphilitic eruptions of the skin.

Fluoric-acid [Fl-ac]

(Calcarea fluor).- SYPHILITIC ULCERATIONS OF MOUTH AND THROAT; sexual desire much increased; patient ill-humored; fault-finding, full of imaginary fears (Anacardium, Aur); syphilitic caries and necrosis with paroxysmal burning and boring pains., and discharge of thin, acrid ichor aching pains in bones of arms and legs;

bruised aching in os sacrum; urine pungent and strong. Syphilis infantum.

Guaiacum [Guai]

Papular syphilitic skin eruptions, unbearable stench of all secretions, aching in bones with swelling; after abuse of mercury.

Hecla-lava [Hecla]

Destructive ulcerations of nasal bones.

Hepar-sulph [Hep]

Mercurio-syphilitic disease of gums; pains in bones; chancres not painful, but disposed to bleed readily; margins of ulcers elevated and spongy-looking without granulations in their centre, buboes after mercurial treatment; phimosis, with discharge of pus, accompanied by throbbing; itching of penis, glans and fraenum; ulcers like chancres on prepuce; humid sores on genitals, scrotum and folds between thigh and scrotum; humid, suppurating herpes praeputialis.

Hydrastis [Hydr]

Ozaena, with ulceration, bloody or mixed purulent discharge; mercurial salivation.

Jacaranda [Jac-c]

Chancroids or red chancroid-like sores about the penis; balanorrhoea.

Kali-bichrom [Kali-bi]

Syphilitic affections of the mouth and fauces; bone pains with stitches as if from sharp needles; periodical wandering pains all over the body; pustular syphiloderma with tendency to coalesce and to form scabs, with a pus-secreting ulcers beneath it, painful and irritable, chiefly at night; ozaena nasalis; lumps of hard green mucus are hawked from posterior nares, especially mornings; PERFORATED ULCERS IN NOSE, mOUTH AND THROAT; indurated chancres, ulcerating deeply, pricking and itching in glans penis; gleet, with stringy or jellylike profuse discharge.

Kali-iod [Kali-i]

GUMMATOUS TUMORS INVOLVING THE NERVOUS TISSUES; rupia syphilitica; papular eruptions on scalp and down back; gnawing, boring bone pains; throbbing and burning in nasal and frontal bones; greenish-yellow excoriating ozaena, papules ulcerating and leaving scars; chancres with hard edges and curdy pus; DEEP- EATING ULCERS; violent headache, causing hard lumps in head; indolent swollen glands.

Kreosotum [Kreos]

Tertiary syphilis; severe bone-pains, (<) at night; gummata, deafness, low-spirited and a longing for death;PAINFULNESS OF SCALP LEADING TO ALOPECIA; scalp painful when brushing the hair; livid complexion, with swelling of the cervical glands, burning in genitals, impotence, GENERAL INCISORS IN SYPHILITIC CHILDREN UNEVENLY SET, with irregular cutting edges, notched and pointed.

Lachesis [Lach]

Ozaena syphilitica; long-lasting redness of nose;SYPHILITIC APHONIA; THROAT AND ULCERS VERY TENDER TO TOUCH; phagedaena of soft palate and fauces; blue surroundings of ulcers; nightly bone- pains; flat ulcers on leg, with surroundings; CARIES OF THE TIBIA, SURROUNDINGS SENSITIVE AND LIVID; ostitis and periostitis – all after abuse of Mercurius, phagedenic chancres.

Lycopodium [Lyc]

Dark, grayish-yellow ulcers in throat, (<) right side; coppery eruptions on forehead; sallow face, often furrowed; INDOLENT CHANCRES, with thick, rounded, prominent margins; granulations flabby or absent; figwarts stand apart, pedunculated and spirit on tip; ulcers on legs refuse to heal, with tearing burning (<) at night by poulticing or by any attempt to dress them, pus is often golden yellow.

Medorrhinum [Med]

SYCOSIS; soreness in bottom of feet periodical headaches, pains from sunrise to sunset (syphilis has pains at night); asthma from suppressed gonorrhoea. Sycotic children suffering from cholera infantum, marasmus etc.

Mercurius-dulc [Merc-d]

Broad, moist burning condylomata around female external genitals, perineum and anus of extreme foetor; copper-colored eruption in spots over whole body, with dry papules in centre, from which skin exfoliates from centre to periphery.

Mercurius-cor [Merc-c]

Excessive pain, swelling and inflammation; regular indurated Hunterian chancre with lardaceous bottom; swelling and redness of nose, ozaena; margins of soft chancre dark-red, painful and easily bleeding, neighboring parts oedematous, hot and painful; chancres on inner surface of praeputium or corona glandis; chancres with ichor adhering to the bottom of ulcers so firmly that it cannot be removed by washing; ulcers with thin pus, leaving stains upon the linen as from melted tallow; phagedenic ulcers in mouth, gums and throat with foetid breath; tonsils swollen and covered with ulcers; bubo and swelling of glands generally.

Mercurius-iod-rub [Merc-i-r]

HUNTERIAN HARD CHANCRES; threatened gangrene of glans in paraphimosis; soreness of bones of face; sharp shooting stitches in the end of penis through the glans, old buboes, discharging for years.

Mercurius-sol [Merc]

(Or vivus) Red chancre on prepuce;spreading and deeply penetrating ulcer on glans and prepuce; pale-red vesicles, forming small ulcers after breaking on glans and prepuce; painful bleeding chancres, with yellowish, foetid discharge; small chancres with a cheesy bottom and inverted red edges; ulcers of glans and prepuce, with cheesy, lardaceous bottom and hard edges.

Mercurius-nitr [Merc-n]

Rapidly spreading ulcerations, (<) at night with splinter-like; mucous patches in mouth and tongue.

Mezereum [Mez]

Syphilitic periostitis constant headache from tophi of skill; pains through whole body, with nightly pains in the bones, least touch unbearable, brought on by syphilis, mercury, or both combines; bones inflamed, swollen, especially shafts of cylindrical bones; fainting sort of vertigo; weary of life.

Natrum-sulph [Nat-s]

SYCOSIS; severe headache, frontal or occipital as if the skull were too full, with vertigo and ejection of sour froth; offensive odor from nose; red and blotched face, moist, creamy or golden- yellow coating on back part of tongue.

Nitric-acid [Nit-ac]

ULCERS INCLINED TO SPREAD MORE IN CIRCUMFERENCE THAN IN DEPTH; foul smell of sweat, of urine, faeces and breath; disposition to dark haemorrhages; bone-pains at night, (<) from change of weather, mostly in bones of head and shins; PHAGEDAENIC CHANCRES; ulcers in urethra, with purulent or bloody mucous discharge;ulcers bleed when touched, with exuberant but pale and flabby granulations, irregular edges; moist condylomata like cauliflower, or on thin pedicles; ulcers in vagina, looking as if covered with yellow pus, with burning pain or itching; copper- colored spots on the anus; syphilitic ulcers in the mouth; syphilitic epilepsy and melancholia.

Phosphoric-acid [Ph-ac]

Chancres with raised edges; chancres like an indolent ulcer, edges thick rounded and prominent; granulations pale and flabby, or absent, corroding, itching herpes praeputialis; blisters and condylomata on glans; sycotic excrescences, chronic with heat, burning and soreness, when sitting or walking; figwarts, complicated with chancre; painless swelling of glands; interesting ostitis of mercurio-syphilitic origin, with nocturnal pains, as if bones were scraped with a knife.

Phytolacca [Phyt]

Secondary syphilis; ulcers in throat and genitals; syphilitic rheumatism and syphilitic eruptions; pains shift; joints swollen, red periosteum affected;pains in middle of long bones, or attachments of muscles, worse at night and in damp weather; glands inflamed, swollen; ulcers with appearance as if punched out, lardaceous bottom. weakness and prostration, but no paralytic symptoms.

Sepia [Sep]

INDOLENT CHANCRES; burning itching, humid or scurfy herpes praeputialis; chappy herpes with a circular desquamation of skin, eruptions on glans and labia; itching and dry eruptions on genitals, condylomata; chancres on glans and prepuce; wandering rheumatism,(>) warmth.

Silicea [Sil]

Chancres with raised edges; inflamed, painful;irritable chancres with discolored, thin and bloody discharge granulations indistinct or absent; painful eruptions on mons veneris;itching, moist or dry eruptions of red pimples or spots on genitals.

Staphisagria [Staph]

Soft, humid excrescences on and behind corona glandis; dry pediculated figwarts; excrescences and nodosities of gums; female sexual organs painfully sensitive, especially when sitting; mercurialism; syphilitic exostoses, swelling of the bones of face and feet with great debility and hypochondriasis; condylomata; mucous tubercles.

Stillingia [Still]

Secondary syphilis; coryza and ozaena; nodes on head and legs; extreme torture from bone-pains, (<) at night and in damp weather; hereditary infantile syphilis.

Sulphur [Sulph]

Inflammation and swelling of sexual organs, with deep rhagades; burning redness of prepuce; deep suppurating ulcers on glans and prepuce, with puffed edges; phimosis with discharge of foetid pus; glandular swelling, indurated or suppurating.

Thuja [Thuj]

Chancres with pain as from a splinter sticking sycotic moist excrescences on prepuce and glans; moist mucous tubercles; itching ulcers with unclean bottoms, or whitish chancres with hard edges.

Viola-tric [Viol-t]

Chancroid ulcer on posterior surface of fauces and soft palate; painful pustules on the labia and mammae, in axillae, syphilitic hoarseness.

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.