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

When is Drosera indicted in Whooping Cough?

Barking cough that come so frequently that the patient cannot get his breath; worse in evening; efforts to raise the phlegm end in retching and vomiting.

What indications has Mephitis in this disease?

Whooping cough, with a marked laryngeal spasm and a whoop; cough is worse at night on lying down; there is a suffocative feeling, and the child cannot exhale.

How does Corallium rubrum compare?

Whooping cough, with smothering before the cough, and great exhaustion afterwards; the child gasps and gasps, and becomes black in the face. “Minute gun ” cough, short, quick and ringing.

Give indications for Coccus cacti, another animal remedy, in Whooping Cough.

Paroxysms of cough, with vomiting of clear, ropy mucus, extending in great long strings even to the feet. Sensations of a thread in the throat.

How does the expectoration differ from that of Kali bich.?

The Kali bich. expectoration is yellow, not clear albuminous.

Give the indications from Tartar emetic in Whooping Cough.

Cough worse when the child is angry, or when eating; it culminates in vomiting of mucus and food.

What is the Whooping Cough of Ipecac.?

Convulsive cough, where the child stiffens and becomes pale of blue and loses its breath; great nausea and relief from vomiting.

What remedy is complementary in Whooping Cough and Convulsions?


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.