Are you suffering from Erysipelas? Dr. Tyler tells us the BEST homeopathic medicines for the treatment of Erysipelas….

Aconitum Napellus [Acon]

      Sudden violent onset after exposure to cold wind.

Intense fever, with restlessness, and fear of death.

Apis [Apis]

      May be in patches. Great tumefaction.

High degree of inflammation, with stinging, burning, and oedema and vesication.

Eyelids like sacs of water.

Amelioration from cold; aggravation from heat.

Fidgety, nervous, fretful: sleepless.

Arsenicum Album [Ars]

      “Sudden inflammatory conditions like gangrenous and erysipelatous inflammations.

A sudden inflammation that tends to produce malignancy in the part, belongs to Arsenicum.”

The secretions of Arsen. are acrid.

Characteristic, burnings relieved by heat: intense anxiety, restlessness and prostration.

Baptisia [Bapt]

      Drowsy, dusky, comatose; face dark-red, with besotted expression.

May be roused, but falls asleep answering.

Typhoid conditions, in the course of disease.

Acts very rapidly; rapid collapse, and rapid restoration. (Crot. h.).

Belladonna [Bell]

      Swelling, smooth, bright-red, streaked red; or deep, dark red.

Not much tendency to oedema or vesication.

Pains are throbbing; throbbing in brain.

Brain affected. Cases with delirium.

Jerking of limbs.

Belladonna is acute, sudden, and violent.

Belladonna is red and intensely hot, dry.

Cantharis [Canth]

      Erysipelas of face with large blisters.

Burning in eyes: whole atmosphere looks yellow: scalding tears.

Like Rhus, but when very violent, Cantharis will be indicated.

“Rhus has the blisters and the burning, but in Cantharis between your two visits the erysipelas has grown black: it is a dusky rapid change that has taken place, looks as if gangrene would set in. Burning like fire from touch: as if the finger were a coal of fire. Not so in Rhus.

“The little blisters, if touched, burn like fire. Eruptions burn when touched” (Kent).

Erysipelas of eyes, with gangrenous tendency. “Unquenchable thirst with disgust for drinks.”.

Crot. Horridus [Crot-h]

      Frequently recurring erysipelas of face.

General local phlegmonous or oedematous erysipelas. Skin bluish- red; low fever.

Gangrene: skin separated from muscles by a foetid fluid. Black spots with red areola and dark, blackish redness of adjacent tissues.

“Crot. is indicated in disease of the very lowest, the most putrid type, coming on with unusual rapidity, reaching that putrid state in an unusually short time” (Kent). (Baptisia).

Croton Tiglium [Croto-t]

      “Erysipelas that itches very much.”

“Eruptions that itch very much; but cannot bear to scratch, as it hurts. A very slight scratch, a mere rub, serves to allay the irritation” (Guernsey).

Sensation, “Insects creeping on face.”

“Cough disappears and the eruption comes; then eruption goes and cough comes back.”.

Cuprum Metallicum [Cupr]

      Erysipelas of face disappears suddenly.

Eruptions “strike in” and cramps, spasms, convulsions supervene. To bring the eruption back, with relief.

Cramps begin characteristically in fingers and toes.

Euphorbium [Euph]

      Vesicular erysipelas: erysipelas bulbosum.

Red inflammatory swelling, with vesicles as large as peas, filled with yellow liquid.

Red, inflammatory swelling, with boring, grinding, gnawing from gums into ear, followed by itching and tingling.

Vesicles burst and emit a “yellow humour”.

Shuddering and chilliness.

Temporary attacks of craziness.

Hippozaeninum [Hippoz]

      (Nosode of Glanders)

“Malignant erysipelas, particularly if attended by large formation of pus, and destruction parts. Ulcers with not disposition to heal, livid appearance” (Clarke).

Lachesis Muta [Lach]

      Purple, mottled, puffy.

“When the cerebral condition does not yield to Belladonna.” Belladonna is red: Lachesis less red and more blue.

Especially affects the left side.

Lachesis, typically, is worse after sleep: is loquacious- suspicious-jealous.

Is hypersensitive to touch, esp. on throat: wants face free, or suffocates.

Mercurius [Merc]

      With salivation: bitter or salt taste.

With offensiveness: breath, sweat.

Erysipelas with sloughing: with “brown mortification”. With burning: ulceration.

Chilliness and heat alternately: or heat and shuddering at the same time.

Creeping chilliness: in single parts: in places of pus formation, or ulceration.

Worse at night.

Rhus Toxicodendron [Rhus-t]

      Erysipelas of the vesicular variety, accompanied by restlessness.

Erysipelas of face with burning; large blisters, rapidly extending: becomes very purple and pits on pressure.

Often extends from l. to r. across face.

Rhus is worse form damp: from cold: relieved, temporarily, by motion.

Secale Cornutum [Sec]

Margaret Lucy Tyler
Margaret Lucy Tyler, 1875 – 1943, was an English homeopath who was a student of James Tyler Kent. She qualified in medicine in 1903 at the age of 44 and served on the staff of the London Homeopathic Hospital until her death forty years later. Margaret Tyler became one of the most influential homeopaths of all time. Margaret Tyler wrote - How Not to Practice Homeopathy, Homeopathic Drug Pictures, Repertorising with Sir John Weir, Pointers to some Hayfever remedies, Pointers to Common Remedies.