Homeopathy treatment of Sleeplessness from the book Homoeopathy for Mother and infant by Dr. Douglas M. Borland (1950), a useful guide for treating Sleeplessness homeopathically. …


ACONITUM NAPELLUS. Sleeplessness with fear, and excitement. Anxiety; restlessness; disquiet. Skin dry and hot. Tosses in agony. Anxiety and worry, with trivial complaints.

BELLADONNA. Head hot and gainful. Pupils dilated. Rush of blood to head and face. Twitching in sleep, especially in children with red, hot faces, and bright eyes.

COFFEA CRUDA. Sleeplessness from crowding of thoughts. Full of ideas; quick to act; no sleep on this account. Sleeplessness from joy, coffee. Any pains are insupportable, and drive her to despair; (like CHAMOMILLA; but CHAM. is also frightfully irritable.)

IGNATIA AMARA. Sleeplessness from grief, care, sadness, anxious thoughts, depressing emotions. Child wakes with piercing cries and trembles.

LYCOPODIUM CLAVATUM. Sleepy by day; sleepless at night; associated with flatulence, digestive disturbances – acidity.

NUX VOMICA. Sleepless from mental strain; coffee, wine, etc. sleepy in the evening; wakes at midnight, or 3 a.m.; only sleeps heavily towards morning.

Douglas Borland
Douglas Borland M.D. was a leading British homeopath in the early 1900s. In 1908, he studied with Kent in Chicago, and was known to be one of those from England who brought Kentian homeopathy back to his motherland.
He wrote a number of books: Children's Types, Digestive Drugs, Pneumonias
Douglas Borland died November 29, 1960.