Measles

Last modified on January 11th, 2019

Measles

 

ACONITE.

Catarrh: sharp fever: before rash diagnoses.

High fever: red conjunctivae: dry cough.

Itching, burning skin: rough miliary rash.

Restless: frightened: worse at night.

GELSEMIUM.

Chills and heats chase one another.

Sneezing: sore throat. Excoriating discharge nostrils. (Euphrasia bland, with acrid discharge from eyes.)

Severe heavy headache: occipital pain.

Thirstless: drowsy: stupid.

Lids heavy: face dark-red, besotted (Baptisia).

EUPHRASIA.

Cases with great catarrhal intensity.

Acrid, watery lachrymation, with streaming bland discharge from nose. (rev. Allium cepa.)

PULSATILLA.

Catarrhal symptoms: profuse lachrymation.

Dry mouth, but seldom thirst.

(Aconite and Pulsatilla have an old reputation or measles, but, “If much fever, Pulsatilla will not be the remedy.”)

KALI BICH.

“Like Pulsatilla, only worse.”

Follows Pulsatilla in more severe cases.

Purulent discharge, eyes and ears.

Possibly pustules on cornea.

Salivary glands swollen: catarrhal deafness.

SULPHUR.

“Purplish measles may need Sulphur.” Modifies case if skin dusky, and rash not out.

Slow convalescence, patient weak and prostrate.

BELLADONNA.

Cases that stimulate scarlet fever. Red: burning heat: big pupils.

BRYONIA.

Rash to appear: dry, painful cough.

Or rash disappears: child drowsy, pale, twitching face, chewing motions.

Mild delirium, “Wants to go home!” at home.

Bronchitis or pneumonias with Bryonia symptoms.

About the author

Margaret Lucy Tyler

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.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *