Taking energy from others and leaving them literally
“sucked dry” Abrot.
Anxiety and fear of death Acon.
Difficulty of establishing communication between mother
and child. Intolerance of milk. Lack of thirst. Aeth.
Disabled children who are slow to develop acquired skills Agar.
Child breathes with his mouth open and drools constantly
(adneoids, enlarged tonsils, diminished hearing) Agra.
Children at 18 months refuse to sit on the toilet and instead,
relieve themselves in hidden corners of the house Ambr.
Children worried about what are we going to eat and
are capable of devouring great quantities of anything they like;
they cannot stand to be touched or looked at. Ant-c.
Jealous, rigid, hard to please and unable to concentrate
Asthmatic bronchitis Ant-t.
Jealous rigid, hard to please and unable to concentrate enough to study
High Fever without thirst Apis
These children are anxious and subjects to fits of nervous
fright, with phobic fear of crowded rooms. Fear of height are
also attracted to heights. Prevention of conjunctivitis Arg-n..
Difficulty in understanding and retaining information.
Developmental difficulties even those disabled to severe
Excessive restlessness. Otitis. Nocturnal bouts of Asthma
Gastroenteritis, vomiting with diarrhoea. Problems after
vaccination. Serious burns Ars.
Recurrent urinary infection. Inflammed mammary gland with
secretion of milk as do Cyclamen and Tuberculinum infants Asaf.
Reckless children who are inclined to transgress
fathers’ laws. Children dictatorial, quick to anger, generous
they like having money . Like to share their wealth with
family and friends. Otitis, Asthma during damp weather. Aur.
Frequently, the child becomes delirious, sees monstrous
faces, grinds the teeth and bites. Perspiration of the head
while the feet are as cold as ice. The child will have become chilled
the day before from going outside with wet hair.
The child may have a tendency to bite. (Mercurius, Stramonium) Bell.
Vomit food that was ingested several days before
Clingier than Pulsatilla. Will make do with other
familiar faces from the family circle. Bism.
Troubles begin at 9 ‘o’ clock in the evening. Wants to stay home.
They “fly-off the handle” for the slightest of reasons. Bry.
Very sensitive to sudden noises even if they are very slight;
Do not sleep at nights, esp. if it is hot Bor.
Children will not venture to do anything as long as someone
is looking at them. They get up at nights and are perfectly
able to act as long as they are shielded from gaze of others. Cact.
Smoking parents, coughing children. Dazed and melancholic Calad.
A useful remedy for Insomnia in teething infants (Chamomilla, Coffea) Calc-br.
Fears; if a child has more than three fears (for example
darkness, dogs, of illness), strong craving for sugar, eggs and milk
products. Children frequently develop cradle cap. The main
mental symptom is fear. Calc.
Cleft uvula, cleft palate, cephal haematoma
Fear of Poverty; from early on the child is interested in money,
accounting, stock market, etc. . Calc-f.
Children are thin and irritable. Swollen glands in the neck
and groin. Best meals for them are breakfast and afternoon
snack. Sensitive to Injustice; “it’s not fair” they say. Love to
to travel but become anxious as soon as the nest is far away Calc-p.
Children do not sleep when they are away from home Caps.
“Paradise lost!” that’s the key to this remedy. Always looking back to
what has been left behind, Capsicum misses out on life and
ruins the present Caps.
When mother smoked too much or lived in a smoke
filled environment. Children who have had a serious illness
and had come close to death, and have chronic troubles
of some sort or the other ever since; and need to be fanned.
their capillary circulation is poor.
The skin has a marbled appearance. Knee to foot cold.
Distended abdomen. . Carb-v.
Dramatic incident in their lives like difficult labour, birth.
The infant is fearful, whimpering and cries when others
cry. They cannot go to bed alone at night due to fear of
darkness. They are afraid of dogs. Sensitive to dry cold.
Prefer to drink ice cold water. Children may stutter pronounce
words poorly. Caust.
This is a powerful remedy in chr. diseases corresponding to
authoritarian personalities, jealous individuals who fear
neither God nor humankind Camph.
Cannot tolerate meterological storms and is afraid of the
Wind. Childbirth, teething or Otitis, better when rocked
or in a moving car. Fever at its highest at 9 P.M. to midnighrt.
Storm of rage Cham.
Patients who suffered a head injury, perhaps
like during a difficult birth.
Convulsions during fever and neurological illness after
a ‘suppressed eruption’ etc. when a rash or skin problem
is treated with an ointment Cic.
Restless and agitated while teething Cimic.
Bad mood, contrary, restless, refuses to be touched or
caressed and desires many things, which are quickly rejected
when offered. A changeable appetite, grinding of teeth
and fierce itching of nose and anus. Coughs during teething. Cina
If a stay at high altitude unavoidable, give a few days before
to help the child adapt. Coca
Lean and nervous children who suffer from insomnia
especially during teething Coff.
Terribly painful stomach aches that force the child to
bend double Coloc.
Teen agers who abandon their studies to engage in unrestrained
Sexual activity, or who flit from one subject to another in
their studies and never bring anything to completion Con.
Episodes of sudden, severe, explosive diarrhoeas Crot-t.
Epilepsy in newborns like West’s Syndrome Cupr.
Children who are subject to painful dislocation of the arms after
traction, is abruptly exerted on the upper extremity (a child
held by the hands) Cupr.
Strabismus and mastitis with secretion of milk. Cyclamen child
does not want to go out of the house for any reason.
unspoken grief Cycl.
Main remedy for whooping cough Dros.
Children restless, nervous and tend to lie if there is a history
of alcoholism in the family Ethyl alcohol
Helpful for growing pains of children Eup-per.
Children who are authoritative, strong-willed , red-faced, then
suddenly pale and exhausted. Tend towards obesity, and are
predisposed to nose-bleeds Ferr.
Excellent remedy for the viral bronchitis that children
get easily in winter, when a cold dry wind is blowing.
Congestive Otitis that can be very painful. Ferr-p.
Teething slow, irregular. Cavities appear early
Fingernails grow too fast; full of spelling errors Fl-ac.
Relieves infants who out of fear of falling (Borax)
cling to the crib when they are picked up Gels.
Is paralysed before the blank page, does not remember anything Gels.
Skin problems and constipation. These children are
impudent and teasing, laughing when they are
reprimanded, lazy and indecisive, timid, sensitive to
music which makes them cry. Leiner’s disease with an
extensive red eruption on the buttocks and greasy cradle cap on scalp.
Children do not like sweets or meat. Graph. .
Children who had difficult birth, in which strong traction
was applied to the head and spinal column Hyper.
Cannot bear pain; wants to set things on fire Hep.
Silly laughter, immoderately, strolls around house naked, play with
with their genitals, wet the pants during the day Hyos.
Obesity, chilliness, constipation and slow growth in children Iod.
Thick nasal cold with elastic plugs Kali-bi.
Remedy for children who do not want to work Kali-br.
Infants resent others for the fact that they are suddenly
so dependent. Their resulting ambivalence towards the
relationship leads them to reject the company of others
once their appetite is satisfied. Kali-c.
Anal fissures in infants Kali-i.
Tooth problems. The teeth comes in with cavities and a
violent red eruption breaks out on the buttocks during
teething. The teeth will allow the child to bite, to be
aggressive and thus autonomous, when they first appear,
they are already eaten away from inside. Turns aggression
inward rather than other which is fertile ground for the
development of illnesses such as Cancer Kreos.
Dictactorial, extremely talkative, avoids heat and tight
clothes. Jealous remedy for oedipus complex, when the
child must accept the father’s interference in the mother
child relationship. This is the prelude to the child’s
socialization. After passing through the oedipal stage, the
child recognizes and accepts others as kindred human beings Lach.
Overdevelopment of the right hand sphere leads the individual
to a strong desire for power and macho temperament. wants
to recover the last power, strength and dignity, lack of self
confidence, intelligent also stubborn and lack of open mindedness.
Children love judo and karate. In School they suffer from dyslaxia,
confusing sounds and inversing syllables.
Infants have red sand in urine and right-sided umbilical or
inguinal hernia. They spit up abundantly, particularly in the
late afternoon, a time when they are also subject to
violent episode of anger Lyc.
Hemorrhoids in children Mur-ac.
Fear of being abandoned. Fear of rains Naja.
These children lisp a bit (Conium, Lachesis, Nux vomica)
and have an intolerance to milk and to the sun. Ankles are
fragile and they are subject to frequent sprains.
Infants may be detected by early onset of thrush with
restlessness and red eruption on the buttocks Nat-c.
Children have a problem with the father. They are late
in learning to talk and then speak little, telling nothing about
what is going on in their lives (school for example) Jealousy
among children (Arsenicum album, Nux vomica, Sepia)
suffering come from lack of flexibility e.g. children who love
fats and salt, along with everything that is indigestable. Nat-m.
Symptoms ameliorate while riding in a car. Nit-ac.
Infants are overworked by intense digestive activity which
causes them plenty of trouble. They eat too much, have poor
digestion, unable to burp, spit up the milk and are agitated.
Umbilical or inguinal hernia (which may become strangulated).
Blocked nasal passage especially at night which disturbs
sleep. Frequent urging to stool. Nux-v
A traditional source of Vitamin D Ol-j.
Children will deny the body and try to seduce the father
and beyond the father to seduce the whole of society –
with the brilliance of their minds Pall.
Whooping cough sufferers; spasmodic cough that persists
after whooping cough vaccine after whooping cough itself,
or viral infections with similar symptoms (Carbo vegetabilis, Drosera) Pert.
Children lean on the desk, close to the doctors, their
brilliant luminous gaze following every move, keeping close
watch of every gesture. Salt craving. Thirsty not reserved
like Natrum muriaticum. They suffer from diarrhoea, gastric
troubles, problems with liver, kidneys or lungs. Hemorrhagic
tendency: nose bleeds, purpura. Profusely sweat in the
middle of the night midst very deep sleep. Friendly children
friendliness and natural sympathy for others but too ethereal,
and need to have their feet put back on the ground. Phos.
Children labelled “problem children” who have been sent
from school for lack of discipline and interest. Physical
symptoms (abdominal colic, motor paralysis, chronic
Newborn children who have just come into the world and
left the relative paradise in the mother’s womb experience
a great anxiety. They must now breathe, struggle
against the cold etc. Fear of lack, fear of being abandoned,
fear of poverty. The skin of Psorinum children have dirty appearance,
with moist Eczema eruption usually behind the ears.
Bad breath. Feel best before phases of agg. History of Hayfever,
Eczema or Asthma. Psor.
Umbilical cord has never been truly severed. The child
finds a substitute if mother is not there. They cry easily.
Capricious. Absence of thirst. They are reckless because mother will be there,
ready to intervene at the least sign of danger.
Pulsatilla is a major remedy for suppressions. The first major
separation umbilical cord that linked mother and child tangled
up in its umbilical cord and so showing signs of circulatory trouble.
Wants to sleep in mother’s bed. Childhood illnesses like
Rubella, common Measles Puls.
Internal antiseptic. Infection esp. in the mouth (abscessed teeth; fever with putrid
discharges; septic fever with Insomnia; pulse too fast for the temperature (the person
hears his/her own heart beating) puerperal septicaemia Pyrog.
Diarrhoea during teething Rheum
After labour that has gone too long and caused the newborn to
suffer. Child who is sad, restless and falls ill when the teeth
starts coming in. In older children we run across with cold (nasopharyngitis)
and hoarse coughing, provoked by sea wind or by getting caught in the rain
while playing. Good remedy for sprains and twists (If bone
tissue are torn, Ruta graveolens is the remedy of preference) Rhus-t.
Nasal obstruction in newborns. The infant wakes suddenly, begins to turn blue.
In older children it is a remedy for laryngitis. Samb.
A remedy for urinary infections: the child cries before and
during urination. The urine itself is bloody and full of sandy
deposits. Rashes after vaccination and during hot weather. Sars.
Has a dull complexion and is somewhat shy on her
visit to the doctor’s office crossing her legs and constantly biting her
lips. White spots on the nails. Warts that cause itching on her
hands and soles. Children are jealous of other children (Arsenicum
album, Natrum muriaticum, Nux vomica). They are talented
in sports and dance. Sep.
At birth they often have a Cephalthematoma, a large blood
filled lump in the head. The teeth come in late and with
discharge in the Eustachian tubes. Children come back
from school tired and take pleasure in hot bath Sil.
The infant sleeps during the day, but not at night.
Jealousy. After surgery (Phimosis) children must be pushed to
move forward, must be given responsibilities and told they are
big kids now. Lack of self confidence, constantly tries to regress.
The child begins to exhibit masochistic behaviour hurting himself
with self-inflicted scratches or bites, knocking his head when annoyed Staph.
Infant wakes up screaming at the middle of the night. Caught up
in one of those horrible visions, they do not recognise anyone.
Light must be left on for them to sleep. In cases of high fever with possible
convulsions such as we find in some childhood illnesses. Stram.
Sulphur is a “centrifugal” remedy. The child throws out all ill towards the
surface, becoming covered with Eczema, while remaining in good health inside.
These children do not want to bathe or wash, who have a liking for untidy
outfits especially since they cannot stand to be hot and are prone
to stripping down to a bare minimum. Significant thirst, taste for
cold cuts, fat, meat and sweets. They lean against a wall or tree.
Subject to contracting worms. Sulph.
Recurrent head colds and bronchitis; laryngitis; enlarged Adenoids,
Catarrhal condition of the Eustachian tube. The child sleeps with an open mouth. Sul-i.
The child is nauseous and pale. Wants the abdomen to be covered Tab.
Remedy for difficult children, children who are disobedient,
quarrelsome, violent (they break everything), and who feign illness
and injury. Calmed by music. Fear of dark. Dreams.
Witch turning him in to a slave Tarent.
Helplessness, feeling of” (Helleborus, Kali bromatum, Petroleum,
Phosphorus, Stramonium, Taxus baccata) Tax.
Remedy for hiccoughs in nursing infants who famished, nurse
greedily, then writhe with terrible hiccoughs during digestion
Psoriasis mostly on the thumb. It is the remedy for children who
have received numerous treatments of all sorts with no results, in whom
no remedy seems to stimulate the least reaction. Teucr.
Children who are frequently affected by cold in the winter, coming
down with otitis, sore throats, bronchitis, lung problems as well as
recurrent urinary infections and painful constipation. Children
better from a stay in the mountains at moderate elevation. Health
problems begin in general around the third month after the BCG is
given. Bluish vein can be seen at the root of nose Tub.
in nursing women under its action Urt-u.
Children can feign illness (Aconitum, Belladonna, Moschus,
Tarentula). They can become ill when baby brother or sister
is born. Verat.
Useful for children who have complication in childhood illnesses
The erutptions do not break out and neurological complication arise.
Restless children who grind their teeth, fondle their genitals and
sometimes long continuing diarrhea Zinc.
Yells, demanding attention – Tub.