BROMINE signs and symptoms from the Characteristic Materia Medica by William Burt of the homeopathic medicine BROMINE …


This is a powerful irritant to the organic nervous system, affecting more especially the lymphatic glandular system, and mucous membrane of the lungs, and bowels. It seem to act more on the left side of the body.


All the symptoms are worse from evening to midnight, and during rest; better during motion.

Very useful in croup.

Spasms of the larynx.

Suffocating cough, with hoarse wheezing and gasping, with false membrane in the trachea.

Much rattling of mucus in the larynx; when coughing, heat of the face.

Very valuable in inflammatory coughs affecting the larynx and trachea.-J.R.TEMPLE, M.D.

In membranous croup, rattling and gurgling, with heat in the face, is the principal symptom.

Extensive hepatization of the lower lobes of the lungs.

Swelling and hardness of the left parotid gland, the swelling feeling warm to the touch.-W.E.PAYNE, M.D.

Colic as if the abdomen would burst.

Foul emissions of wind from the vagina.

Membranous dysmenorrhoea.

Swelling and induration of the (left) testicle, with sore pain, or sensation of coldness.

Great debility and nervous prostration remaining a long time after all other morbid symptoms have disappeared.-BAEHR.

Adapted to juvenile subjects, with light hair, blue eyes, and fair skin.

It is said that Bromine has cured goitre.

William Burt
William H. Burt, MD
Characteristic materia medica Published 1873
Physiological materia medica, containing all that is known of the physiological action of our remedies; together with their characteristic indications and pharmacology. Published 1881