Respiratory System


Respiratory System chapter from Dr. Oscar Eugene Boericke’s clinical homeopathic repertory, based on the Materia Medica by William Boericke, published in 1927…….


Bronchial tubesChestCoughLarynxLungsRespirationTrachea

BRONCHIAL TUBES

 

ASTHMAAconite, Alumen, Ambros., Amyl, Ant. ars., Ant t., Apis, Aral., Arsenicum, Arsenicum iod., Atrop., Bac., Belladonna, Blatta orient., Bromium, Bryonia, Cinchona, Coffea, Carbo vegetabilis, China ars., Chlorum, Cicuta, Coca., Cocaine, Croton tiglium, Cuprum ac., Cuprum ars., Drosera, Dulcamara, Egg Vaccine, Gloninum, Grindelia, Hepar, Hydroc. ac., Illic., Iodium, Ipecac., Kali bich., Kali carb., Kali chlor., Kali iod., Kali n., Kali phos., Lachesis, Ledum, Lobelia infl., Lycopodium, Magnolia., Meph., Morph., Naja, Naph., Natrum sulph., Nux v., Passifl., Pothos., Psorinum, Ptelea trifoliata, Pulsatilla, Quebr., Sabad., Sambucus, Sanguinaria, Scilla, Scrophul., Silph., Stercul., Stramonium, Strych., Sul., Syphilinum, Tabacum, Tela ar., Thuja, Tuberculinum, Verbascum a., Ver v., Viscum, Zincum met. m., Zing.

TYPE & OCCURRENCE

Alternating with

 

Eruptions — Caladium, Causticum, Rhus t., Sul.
Itching rash — Caladium
Spasmodic vomiting — Cuprum m., Ipecac.

Anger, from — Chamomilla, Nux v.
Cardiac (See Heart.) — Cact., Digitaline, Grindelia sq., Stroph.
Epiglottis, spasm or weakness — Medorrhinum
Eruptions, suppressed,, from — Arsenicum, Hepar, Psorinum, Sul.
Foot sweat, suppressed, from — Ol. an.
Hay asthma (See Rhinitis – Nose.) — Aral., Arsenicum, Arsenicum iod., China ars., Ipecac., Lobelia infl., Naph., Natrum sulph., Nux v., Sabad., Sanguinaria, Sticta, Sul. iod.
Hebdomadal — Cinchona, Ignatia
Humid — Aconite, Ant. iod., Arsenicum, Bac., Bryonia, Can. ind., Cochlear., Cuprum, Dulcamara, Eucal., Euphorb. pil., Grindelia, Hypericum, Iodium, Kali bich., Natrum sulph., Pulmo v., Sabal, Senega., Stann., Sul., Thuja.

children [in]Natrum sulph., Sambucus, Thuja.

Millar’s (See Laryngismus Stridulus.) — Arum drac., Arundo., Coral., Cuprum, Guarea, Hepar, Ipecac., Lachesis, Lobelia infl., Mosch., Poth., Sambucus
Miner’s — Card. m., Nat. ars.
Nervous — Aconite, Ambra, Amyl, Asafoetida, China s., Cina, Coffea, Cuprum, Grindelia, Hydroc. ac., Ipecac., Kali phos., Lobelia infl., Mosch., Nux moschata, Nux v., Sumb., Tela ar., Thymus, Val., Verbascum a.
PeriodicalArsenicum, China ars., Cinchona, Ipecac.
Preceded by

 

Coryza — Aral., Naja, Nux v.
Formication — Cistus, Lobelia infl.
Rose cold — Sanguinaria

Recent, uncomplicated cases — Hydroc. ac.
Sailors on shore — Bromium
Senile cases — Baryta m.
Tetter recedes with attack — Sul.

CONCOMITANTS

 

Bronchial catarrh [with] (See Humid.) — Aconite, Ant. t., Arsenicum, Blatta am., Bryonia, Cuprum ac., Eriod., Eucal., Grindelia, Ipecac., Kali iod., Lobelia infl., Natrum sulph., Oniscus, Sabal, Sul.
Burning in throat and chest [with] — Aral.
Constriction of throat [with] — Chamomilla, Drosera, Hydroc. ac., Lobelia infl., Mosch.
Cramp, muscular spasm of various parts [with] — Cuprum m.
Cyanosis [with] — Arsenicum, Cuprum, Sambucus
Despondency, thinks he will die [with]Arsenicum, Psorinum
Diarrhoea following [with] — Natrum sulph.
Dysuria, nocturnal [with] — Solid.
Every fresh cold [with] — Natrum sulph.
Gastric derangement [with] — Argentum nitricum, Bryonia, Carbo vegetabilis, Ipecac., Kali muriaticum, Lobelia infl., Lycopodium, Nux v., Pulsatilla, Sanguinaria, Verbascum v., Zing.
Gout, rheumatism [with] — Ledum, Sul., Viscum.
Haemorrhoids [with] — Juncus, Nux v.
Hydrothorax [with] — Colchicum
Insomnia [with] — Chloral, Telea ar.
Nausea [with], cardiac weakness, vertigo, vomiting, weak Stomach, cold knees — Lobelia infl.
Palpitation [with] — Arsenicum, Cact., Eucal., Pulsatilla
Thirst, nausea, stitches, burning in chest [with] — Kali n.
Urine supersaturated with solids [with] — Nat. nit.

MODALITIES

AGGRAVATION

 

Sleep [After] — Aral., Grindelia, Lachesis, Sambucus
Night [At], lying downAral., Arsenicum, Cistus, Conium, Ferrum ac., Grindelia, Lachesis, Mercurius pr. rub., Naja, Pulsatilla, Sambucus, Sul.
Weather, from

 

Cold, damp (See Humid.) — Arsenicum, Dulcamara, Natrum sulph.
Cold, dry — Aconite, Causticum, Hepar

Asleep, falling, from — Ammonium carb., Grindelia, Lac caninum, Lachesis, Mercurius pr. rub., Opium
Food, from — Kali phos., Nux v., Pulsatilla
Dust, inhaling, fromIpec c., Kali carb., Pothos.
Odors, from — Sanguinaria
Sitting up, from — Ferrum ac., Laur., Psorinum
Talking, from — Drosera, Meph.
A. M., early [in] — Ammonium carb., Antim tart., Arsenicum, Grindelia, Kali bich., Kali carb., Natrum sulph., Nux v., Zing.
Spring [in] — Aral.
Summer [in] — Syphilinum

AMELIORATION

 

Sea [At] — Bromium
Bending forward, rocking, from — Kali carb.
Eructation, fromCarbo v., Nux v.
Expectoration, from — Aral., Eriod., Grindelia, Hypericum, Ipecac., Kali bich., Zincum met. m.
Lying down, from, keeping arms spread apart — Psorinum
Lying on face, from, protruding tongue — Medorrhinum
Motion, from — Ferrum m., Lobelia infl.
Sitting up, from — Arsenicum, Kali carb., Mercurius pr. rub., Nux v., Pulsatilla

 

Head bent backward [with] — Hepar

Stool, from — Pothos.
Vomiting, from — Cuprum m.
Damp weather [In] — Causticum, Hepar
Open air [In] — Naph.

BRONCHIECTASIS: BRONCHORRHOEA

 

Dilatation, with profuse, fetid, purulent sputum (See Chronic Bronchitis.) — Acid aceticum, Allium sativum, Alumen, Antim tart., Bac., Bals. per., Benz. ac., Calcarea c., Eucal., Ferrum iod., Grindelia, Hepar, Ichth., Kali bich., Kali carb., Kreosotum, Lycopodium, Myos., Myrt. ch., Pulsatilla, Sanguinaria, Silicea, Stann., Sul., Tuberculinum

BRONCHITIS, Inflammation

 

AcuteAconite, Ammonium carb., Am. iod., Am. phos., Ant. ars., Ant. iod., Antim tart., Arsenicum iod., Arsenicum, Asclep. t., Aviare, Belladonna, Blatta or., Bromium, Bryonia, Causticum, Chamomilla, Cinchona, Colchicum, Copaiva, Dulcamara, Eup. perf., Euphras., Ferrum p., Gelsemium, Grindelia, Hepar, Hyoscyamus, Ipecac., Kali bich., Lobelia infl., Mang. ac., Mercurius s., Naph., Nat. ars., Acid nitricum, Phosphorus, Piloc., Pulsatilla, Rhus t., Rumex, Sanguinaria, Sanguinaria n., Scilla, Solid., Spongia, Sticta, Sul., Acid sulphuricum, Thuja, Tuberculinum, Verbascum a., Verbascum v., Zincum met. m.
Capillary — Ammonium carb., Am. iod., Ant. ars., Antim tart., Arsenicum, Bac., Belladonna, Bryonia, Calcarea c., Camph., Carbo vegetabilis, Chelidonium, Cuprum ac., Ferrum p., Ipecac., Kali carb., Kali iod., Kaolin, Acid nitricum, Phosphorus ac., Phosphorus, Senega, Solanine, Sul., Terebintha, Verbascum a.
Chronic (winter catarrhs) — Alumen, Alumina, Ammonium, Ammonium carb., Am. caust., Am. iod., Ammonium muriaticum, Ant. ars., Ant. iod., Ant. s. a., Antim tart., Arsenicum iod., Arsenicum, Bac., Bals. per., Baryta c., Baryta m., Calcarea c., Calcarea iod., Calcarea sil., Cantharis, Carbo animalis, Carbo vegetabilis, Ceanoth., Chelidonium, Cinchona, Coccus, Conium, Copaiva, Cub., Digitalis, Drosera, Dulcamara, Eriod., Eucal., Grindelia, Hepar, Hydrastis, Hyoscyamus, Ichth., Iodium, Ipecac., Kali bich., Kali carb., Kali hypophos., Kali iod., Kali sulph., Kreosotum, Lachesis, Lycopodium, Mercurius s., Myos., Myrt. ch., Natrum mur., Natrum sulph., Acid nitricum, Nux v., Phosphorus, Pix l., Pulsatilla, Rumex, Sabal, Sanguinaria, Scilla, Secale, Senega, Sepia, Silicea, Silph., Spongia, Stann., Strych., Sul., Taxus, Terebintha, Tuberculinum, Verbascum a.
FibrinousCalcarea acet., Bryonia, Bromium, Kali bich., Phosphorus
Toxemic — Ammonium carb., Antim tart., Bryonia, Colchicum, Diphtherotox., Mercurius c.

Irritation of tubes (See Bronchitis.) — Acid aceticum, Aconite, Alumen, Ambros., Bromium, Bryonia, Chlorum, Ferrum p., Hepar, Phosphorus, Piloc., Rumex, Sanguinaria n., Spongia

Sensitiveness, to cold air — Allium sativum, Aral., Bac., Calcarea sil., Chamomilla, Cinchona, Coral., Dulcamara, Hepar, Iodium, Kali carb., Mang. ac., Mercurius s., Naja, Psorinum, Silicea, Tuberculinum

CHEST

Affections

 

Brain fag [after] — Phosphorus ac.
Operations [after]

 

Fistulae [for] — Berberis v., Calcarea p., Sil
Hydrothorax, empyema [for] — Abrotanum

Suppressed skin eruptions [after] — Hepar
Circumscribed spots [in]

 

Persistent after inflammation — Senega.

Stone cutters with adynamia [in] — Silicea

Burning — Acid aceticum, Aconite, Ammonium carb., Ammonium muriaticum, Antim tart., Apis, Aral., Arsenicum, Belladonna, Bromium, Bryonia, Calcarea c., Carbo vegetabilis, Cicuta, Euphorb., Kreosotum, Lycopodium, Magnesia muriatica, Mang. ac., Mercurius, Mercurius sul., Mez., Myrtis, Ol. j. as., Opium, Phosphorus, Primula, Ranunculus sc., Sanguinaria, Sanguinaria n., Spongia, Sul., Wyeth., Zincum met. m.

Coldness — Abies c., Ammonium muriaticum, Bromium, Carbo animalis, Cistus, Coral., Elaps, HeIodium, Kali carb., Lithium carb.

Eruptions on — Arundo, Jugl. c., Kali br., Lycopodium, Petrol.

Inability to

 

Lie down (orthopnea) (See Respiration.) — Aconite fer., Arsenicum, Conv., Digitalis, Grindelia, Lachesis, Magnesium phos., Pulsatilla, Viscum.
Lie on left sidePhosphorus, Pulsatilla
Lie on right side — Mercurius

Injury followed by phthisis — Millef., Ruta.

Itching, extending to nares — Coccus, Conium, Iodium, Ipecac., Pulsatilla

Lightness, emptiness, eviscerated feeling — Cocc., Natrum sulph., Phosphorus, Stann.

PAINS — Abrotanum, Acal., Aconite, Apis., Argentum nitricum, Arnica, Arsenicum, Belladonna, Borax, Bromium, Bryonia, Cact., Calcarea c., Caulophyllum, Causticum, Chelidonium, Cim., Collins., Commocl., Croton tiglium, Digitalis, Elaps, Eriod., Gadus., Hydroc. ac., Jugl. c., Kali carb., Kali n., Kreosotum, Medorrhinum, Morph., Myrtis, Acid oxalicum, Phosphorus, Photos., Psorinum, Pulsatilla, Ranunculus bulbosus, Rumex, Sanguinaria, Solan. lyc., Sticta, Strych. p., Succin., Sul.

Type

 

Bruised, ulcerative — Ampel., Arnica, Calcarea c., Eup. perf., Kreosotum, Lycopodium, Phaseol., Psorinum, Pulsatilla, Ranunculus bulbosus, Ranunculus sc., Sanguinaria
Constriction

 

Must frequently breathe deeply to expand lungs — Adon. v., Asafoetida, Bryonia, Digitalis, Ignatia, Iodium, Lachesis, Meli., Millef., Mosch., Natrum sulph., Phosphorus, Scilla, Xanth.
Spasmodic, tightness, fullness, oppression — Abies n., Aconite, Adren., Ambros., Ammonium carb., Antim tart., Apis, Apocynum, Apium gr., Aral., Argentum nitricum, Arsenicum, Asafoetida, Bac., Belladonna, Bromium, Bryonia, Cact., Calcarea ars., Calcarea c., Caps., Carbo vegetabilis, Chamomilla, Chlorum, Cicuta, Coca., Cocc., Coffea, Cuprum ac., Cuprum m., Digitalis, Diosc., Dulcamara, Ferrum m., Ferrum p., Gloninum, Glycerin, Grindelia, Hematox., Hepar, Hydroc. ac., Ipecac., Justicia, Kali bich., Kali carb., Kali n., Kreosotum, Lachesis, Lact. v., Laur., Lobelia infl., Lycopodium, Magnol., Medorrhinum, Morph., Mosch., Naja, Naph., Nat. ars., Natrum sulph., Nit. sp. d., Nux v., Ornothog., Acid oxalicum, Phosphorus, Pulsatilla, Ranunculus bulbosus, Ruta, Sambucus, Sanguinaria, Senega, Sepia, Silicea, Silph., Solan. n., Spigelia, Spongia, Stramonium, Strych., Sul ac., Sul., Verbascum v.

CuttingBryonia, Kali carb., Kali n., Sul., Zincum met. m.
Pressing, heaviness, weightAbies n., Abrotanum, Aconite, Ammonium carb., Anacardium, Argentum nitricum, Arnica, Arsenicum, Aurum, Bryonia, Cact., Calcarea c., Chamomilla, Chelidonium, Ferrum iod., Hematox., Ipecac., Kali n., Kreosotum, Lilium t., Lobelia infl., Lycopodium, Phosphorus ac., Phosphorus, Prun. pad., Ptelea trifoliata, Pulsatilla, Ranunculus bulbosus, Ruta, Sambucus, Sanguinaria n., Senega, Silicea, Spongia, Sul., Verbascum v.
Stitching, tearing, darting, shootingAconite, Agaricus, Allium sativum, Ammonium carb., Antim tart., Apium gr., Arsenicum, Asclep. t., Belladonna, Berberis v., Borax, Bromium, Bryonia, Calcarea c., Cantharis, Caps., Carbo animalis, Carbo vegetabilis, Causticum, Chelidonium, Cim., Cinchona, Coccus, Colchicum, Croton tiglium, Elaps, Formica, Guaiac., Hematox., Inula, Kali carb., Kali iod., Kal., Lobelia card., Lycopodium, Menthol, Mercurius c., Mercurius, Myrtis, Natrum sulph., Acid nitricum, Nux v., Ol. an., Ol. j. as., Paeonia, Phell., Phosphorus, Ranunculus bulbosus, Rhododendron, Rhus t., Rhus r., Rumex, Sanguinaria, Scilla, Sepia, Silicea, Spigelia, Stann., Sticta, Sul., Theridion, Thuja, Trill., Zing.

LOCATION

 

Cartilages, costal perichondritis — Argentum m., Belladonna, Chamomilla, Cim., Guaiac., Oleand., Plumb., Ruta.
Inframammary (See Female Sexual System.) — Cim., Pulsatilla, Ranunculus bulbosus, Ustil.
Intercostal (pleurodynia)Aconite, Ammonium carb., Aristol., Arnica, Arsenicum, Asclep. t., Azadir., Borax, Bryonia, Causticum, Chelidonium, Cim., Colchicum, Echin., Gaulth., Guaiac., Kali carb., Nux v., Acid oxalicum, Phosphorus, Pulsatilla, Ranunculus bulbosus, Rham. c., Rhododendron, Rhus r., Rhus t., Rumex, Senega, Sinap. n., Acid sulphuricum
Lung

Left

 

Apex and middle portion — Aconite, Ammonium carb., Anis., Ant. s. a., Croton tiglium, Illic., Lobelia card., Myrtis, Paeonia, Phosphorus, Pix l., Pulsatilla, Ranunculus bulbosus, Rumex, Silicea, Spigelia, Stann., Sticta, Sul., Theridion, Tuberculinum, Ustil.
Lower portion — Agaricus, Ampel., Asclep. t., Calcarea p., Cim., Lobelia syph., Lycopodium, Myos., Natrum sulph., Acid oxalicum, Rumex, Scilla, Silicea

Right

 

Apex and middle portion — Abies c., Arsenicum, Borax, Calcarea c., Commocl., Croton tiglium, Elaps, Eriod., Illic., Iodof., Phell., Sanguinaria, Upas.
Lower portion — Ammonium muriaticum, Berberis v., Bryonia, Cact., Card. m., Chelidonium, Diosc., Kali carb., Lycopodium, Mercurius

Substernal — Apium gr., Arsenicum, Asclep. t., Aster., Aurum, Azadir., Bryonia, Card. m., Causticum, Chelidonium, Conium, Diosc., Jugl. r., Kali n., Kal., Kreosotum, Lact. v., Morph., Nit. ac., Nit. sp. d., Osm., Phell., Phosphorus ac., Phosphorus, Psorinum, Pulsatilla, Ranunculus b., Ran sc., Rumex, Ruta, Sambucus, Sanguinaria, Sanguinaria n., Sepia, Silicea, Spigelia, Sul., Trill.

AGGRAVATIONS

 

Ascending, from — Arsenicum, Sepia
Bending forward, from — Sul.
Breathing, coughing, from — Ammonium muriaticum, Arnica, Bryonia, Colchicum, Menthol, Natrum mur., Phosphorus, Ranunculus b., Senega, Sepia, Silicea, Sul.
Cold drinks, from — Thuja.
Weather, from

 

Cold — Petrol., Phosphorus
Damp — Ranunculus bulbosus, Rhus t., Spigelia

Lying down, from

 

Night [at] — Calcarea c., Sepia

Lying on, from

 

Affected side — Nux v., Phosphorus, Stann.
Left side — Phosphorus
On right side — Kali carb., Mercurius

Motion, from — Arnica, Arsenicum, Bryonia, Calcarea c., Card. m., Jugl. r., Kali carb., Magnesia carb., Phosphorus, Ranunculus bulbosus, Senega, Sepia, Spigelia, Sul.
Pressure, from — Arnica, Arsenicum, Bryonia, Colchicum, Nux v., Phosphorus, Ranunculus bulbosus
Spinal irritation, from — Agaricus, Ranunculus bulbosus
Talking, from — Alumina, Hepar, Stann.
Working, from — Ammonium muriaticum, Lycopodium, Sepia

AMELIORATIONS

 

Bending forward, from — Asclep. t., Hyoscyamus
Eructation, from — Barayta carbonica
Lying down, from — Psorinum
Lying on affected side, from — Bryonia, Pulsatilla
Motion, from — Ignatia, Pulsatilla
Rapid walking, from — Lobelia infl.
Rest, from — Bryonia
Open air [In] — Anacardium, Pulsatilla

Sensitiveness, tenderness, rawness — Antim tart., Aral., Arnica, Arsenicum, Asclep. t., Bryonia, Calcarea c., Calcarea p., Calcarea sil., Carbo vegetabilis, Causticum, Cim., Cur., Eup. perf., Ferrum p., Hamamelis, Iodium, Kali carb., Kaolin, Mercurius, Naph., Natrum sulph., Acid nitricum, Ol. j. as., Phosphorus, Pop. c., Pulsatilla, Ranunculus bulbosus, Ranunculus sc., Rumex, Sanguinaria, Senega, Sepia, Spongia, Stann., Sul.

Spots on

 

Brown — Sepia
Yellow — Phosphorus

Weakness, from least exertion, even talking, laughing, singing — Alumen, Ammonium carb., Argentum m., Calcarea c., Cantharis, Carbo vegetabilis, Cocc., Digitalis, Iodium, Kali carb., Lobelia infl., Phosphorus ac., Phosphorus, Psorinum, Ranunculus sc., Rhus t., Ruta, Spongia, Stann., Sul.

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