Dewey gives the common homeopathy remedies for the treatment of Angina Pectoris in an easy question-answer format….

What are the symptoms of Cimicifuga in this affection?

The pains radiate all over the chest and there is a sensation as if the left arm were bound to the side.

Give indications for Arsenicum.

Patient must sit up; holds his breath, it being painful to breathe. Pain radiate from heart all over chest; cold sweat, weak, scarcely perceptible pulse and burning about heart.

When is Glonoine the remedy”

Where there is fluttering and violent beating of the heart, as if the chest would burst open, labored breathing and radiating pains.

When should Amyl nitrite be given?

Where there is constriction about the heat and oppressed breathing and where the slightest thing causes flushing; it is an important remedy for the immediate relief of he paroxysm.

Give indications for Spigelia.

Anguishing, substernal pain, radiating to neck and arms; irregular pulse; tendency to syncope, palpitation, and severe stabbing stitches in heart.

Mention some remedies for the condition known as “Tobacco heart.”

Nux vomica, Tabacum, Kalmia and Gelsemium.

APHONIA (See Hoarseness)

APHTHAE (See Mouth, disease of).

W.A. Dewey
Dewey, Willis A. (Willis Alonzo), 1858-1938.
Professor of Materia Medica in the University of Michigan Homeopathic Medical College. Member of American Institute of Homeopathy. In addition to his editoral work he authored or collaborated on: Boericke and Dewey's Twelve Tissue Remedies, Essentials of Homeopathic Materia Medica, Essentials of Homeopathic Therapeutics and Practical Homeopathic Therapeutics.