Homeopathic Therapeutics by Lilienthal, S

Tongue affections of

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Homeopathy treatment for Tongue affections of from the Homeopathic Therapeutics by Lilienthal. Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of Tongue affections of

Absinthium [Absin]
      Thick, protruding can hardly talk; trembling bites it.
Aconite [Acon]
      Dry, numb coated yellow -white; feels as if swollen, tingling, biting piercing, feeling of dryness and roughness in middle, without thirst; paralysis especially at tip.
AEsculus-hip [Aesc]
      Tip sore, as if ulcerated; uncontrollable, cannot form words properly.
Ailanthus-glan [Ail]
      Dry, parched, cracked; brown in centre,tip and edges livid.
Alumen [Alumn]
      Scirrhus of tongue, dry, burning in evening;stitches worse at the tip.
Alumina [Alum]
      Dry on waking, followed by increased of salvia; tingling, itching, must scratch it; sore as if burned.
Antimonium-crud [Ant-c]
      Milky-white as if whitewashed, border red and sore.
Antimonium-tart [Ant-t]
      Pasty, thick, white; very red and dry in centre.
Apis-mell [Apis]
      Red at tip, swollen, dry, glossy; cracked, sore, ulcerated or covered with vesicles be protruded, hinders talking; stinging blisters and edges (Caps.).
Argentum-nit [Arg-n]
      Dry,hard as a chip and black like the teeth; red streak down centre.
Arnica [Arn]
      Bruised feeling; dry, with a brown streak down centre.
Arsenicum [Ars]
      Thickly furred, edges red, dry and morbidly red, with raised papillae at tip; swollen at root; violent burning gangrene.
Arum-triph [Arum-t]
      Cracked,red, papillae prominent, burning, sore.
Baptisia [Bapt]
      Very dry, yellowish-brown in centre, with red shining edges; cracked, sore ulcerated; feels swollen, thick.
Baryta-carb [Bar-c]
      Paralysis of tongue cannot talk, but seems conscious; burning sense of excoriation on tip; tongue cracked, feels very sore.
Belladonna [Bell]
      Strawberry tongue, tip and edges bright-red,white centre; feeling of coldness and dryness in forepart; paralytic weakness.
Benzoic-acid [Benz-ac]
      Ulcerated, with deeply-chapped,fungoid surfaces.
Bryonia [Bry]
      Dry tongue, white coating along middle,or very much furred.
Calcarea-carb [Calc]
      Dry at night and morning on awaking.
Cantharis [Canth]
      Trembling (Lachesis, when protruded); thickly furred, but red at edges; swollen; excoriated and full of blisters at the base; suppurating.
Capsicum [Caps]
      Flat, sensitive spreading ulcers, with a lardaceous centre; pimples with stinging pains when touched.
Carbo-an [Carb-an]
      Knotty indurations dry, immovable; burning blisters on tip and edges.
Carbo-veg [Carb-v]
      Lead-colored; blue, sticky, moist; dry parched, fissured, turns black.
Causticum [Caust]
      White on edges,red in middle;sensation as if tongue were adhering to palate;paralysis of tongue;painful vesicles on tip of tongue.
Chamomilla [Cham]
      White tongue, with islands in it; red, cracked; dry, with thirst.
Chelidonium [Chel]
      Thick, yellow with red margin. showing imprint of teeth.
Cicuta [Cic]
      White, painful, burning ulcers.
Cimicifuga [Cimic]
      Clean, but pointed and trembling; swollen, coated light-brown in centre; cannot utter a word, though she tries it.
Cina [CIna]
      Ulcers on edges and dorsum of the tongue.
Cocculus [Cocc]
      Paralysis, pain at base when protruded.
Colchicum [Colch]
      Bright-red, heavy, stiff and numb; projected with difficulty.
Conium [Con]
      Swollen, painful, stiff; paralysis.
Dulcamara [Dulc]
      Inarticulate speech from a swollen tongue, but talks incessantly; breathing impeded.
Gelsemium [Gels]
      Yellowish-white; thick, brown; margins red; trembling, can hardly put out tongue; partial paralysis; tongue feels thick can hardly speak or swallow.
Graphites [Graph]
      Burning vesicles on lower surface and tip;painful tubercles and vesicles on back part; sensitive.
Hamamelis [Ham]
      Canker spots on tips; blisters on sides;scalding sensation.
Hydrastis [Hydr]
      White or with a yellow strip;swollen marks of teeth.
Ignatia [Ign]
      Bites tongue when chewing or talking;anterior half of tongue feels numb when talking , feels burnt and sore when eating.
Kali-bichrom [Kali-bi]
      Broad or with scalloped edges; thick, yellow, edges red and full small painful ulcers; sensation as of a hair on back part and velum, not (>) by eating or drinking (Natr.m.).
Lachesis [Lach]
      Enlarged papillae;dry, red, cracked at tip; trembling when protruded or catches behind teeth.
Laurocerasus [Laur]
      Cold tongue; rough and dry, numb as if burnt; left side stiff and swollen, with loss of speech.
Lycopodium [Lyc]
      Red and dry, becomes black and cracked; heavy trembling, tubercles; vesicles on tip,feeling scalded and raw; ulcers on and under tongue.
Magnesia-mur [Mag-m]
      Yellow,flabby,large tip; rhagades,with violent burning pain.
Mancinella [Manc]
      Burning dry tongue; white as in aphthae, with sharply defined clean spots;foetid yellow salvia.
Mercurialis-peren [Merl]
      Burning and smarting; tongue feels heavy and thick m tastes nothing; burning dryness in mouth and throat;no salvia secreted; increased thirst.
Mercurius [Merc]
      Red, with dark spots and burning; swollen; flabby takes imprint of teeth; moist,with violent thirst or covered with mucus; hollow ulcers,with swelling; painful as if chapped, or feels burn; ranula.
Muriatic-acid [Mur-ac]
      Tongue heavy as lead, hinders talking; feels lame, sore: atrophy, thick, dark, almost whole mouth and fauces covered with a grayish-white membrane, painful blisters, with burning carcinoma.
Natrum-mur [Nat-m]
      Mapped, heavy; sensation of hair on tongue; feels dry, but is not; vesicles and ulcers; smarting ands burning when touched by food.
Nitric-acid [Nit-ac]
      White, with sore spots; green coating with ptyalism; sensitive,even milk food causes smarting; deep irregular ulcers on edge with tough, ropy mucus.
Nux-vomica [Nux-v]
      First half of tongue clean, sometimes red and shining, back covered with deep brownish fur;black and cracked with bright-red edges.
Phosphorus [Phos]
      Dry, coated white on the middle,swollen at root; aphthae.
Phosphoric-acid [Ph-ac]
      Tongue, clammy mucus, tongue swollen and painful when talking, smarts only at night; bites the side involuntarily at

night;feeling of dryness, without thirst.

Phytolacca [Phyt]
      Burnt feeling on tongue; hot rough tender and smarting at the tip; ulcers on tongue.
Plumbum [Plb]
      Yellow or green coating; dry, brown, cracked, painful; aphthae; dirty-looking ulcers and purple blotches on tip.
Podophyllum [Podo]
      Tongue takes the imprint of the teeth; furred, white, foul taste.
Pulsatilla [Puls]
      White or yellow and coated with tenacious mucus; feels in middle as if burned, even when moist, night and morning; feels too broad and too large; edges feel sore, as if scalded.
Ranunculus [Ran-b]
      Exfoliated in spots, which are raw; both sides of tongue denuded,like islands the rest thickly coated; tip smarting.
Rhus-tox [Rhus-t]
      Not coated, but very dry, red cracked; triangular red tip, rest covered with parched brown mucus, taking imprint of teeth.
Sabadilla [Sabad]]
      Tip bluish, white in centre; painful even down the throat.
Sempervivum-tect [Semp]
      Induration and cancer of tongue.
Sepia [Sep]
      Dry, rough, painful as if sore or scalded,vesicles.
Silicea [Sil]
      Numb sensation as of a hair on forepart of tongue; ulcer on right border eating into it and discharge pus (cancer).
Sulphur [Sulph]
      White with red tips and borders in acute cases;or white, yellow, brown and dry, furred forenoon, but slimy taste during day in chronic cases.
Sulphuric-acid [Sul-ac]
      Tongue sticks like glue, dry, inelastic, embarrassing speech.
Thuja [Thuj]
      White without thirst; tip sore to touch; rough, scraping feeling on surface,bites tongue frequently,ranula,surrounded by varicose veins; aphthae.
Veratrum-alb [Verat]
      Cold tongue (Hydrastisac.); withered, swollen dry, cracked and too red, white with red tip ands edges; yellowish-brown, back part black and heavy.
Veratrum-vir [Verat-v]
      Yellow, with red streak down middle, feels scalded.
Yucca-filam [Yuc]
      Tongue takes imprint of teeth; greasy-looking, with elevated papillae.
Zincum [Zinc]
      Dry, does not talk, coated at root and dry, swollen on left side and covered with vesicles; painful shooting in tip, with increased flow of salvia and metallic taste; seems too broad.

About the author

Samuel Lilienthal

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.

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