DISEASES OF THE RESPIRATORY ORGANS,, eTC.
This is a complaint of frequent occurrence produced by a variety of causes, such as standing in the cold after being heated, exposure to wet, sudden changes in the atmosphere, & c.
REMEDIES, Aconite, Nux vomica, Dulcamara, Rhus toxicodendron, Bryonia Arsenicum, Mercurius vivus and Pulsatilla.
Aconite will be useful in the beginning of the disease if there is fever, and heat of the body restlessness, short hurried breathing violent thirst, urine fiery red, and the discharge from the nose is impeded.
Dose – six drops or six globules every three hours until better.
Nux vomica [Nux-v]
Nux vomica, if during the prevalence of north easterly winds, and if the mouth is dry, tongue coated white, an offensive earthy odour emitted from the mouth, and a thin watery or thick bloody discharge from the nose.
Dose – six drops or six globules twice a day.
Dulcamara, if the attack was brought on from exposure to wet, and the animal is dull and drowsy, the tongue coated with a thick sticking phlegm.
Dose – The same as directed for Nux vomica.
Rhus toxicodendron [Rhus-t]
Rhus toxicodendron, short dry cough, great accumulation of mucus in the nose, without being able to discharge it, obstructed respiration, frequent sneezing, and restlessness.
Dose – Four drops or six globules three times a day.
Bryonia, if there is difficulty in breathing dry spasmodic cough, swelling of the nose, profuse coryza, or crusts of hardened mucus in the nose.
Dose – The same as directed for rhus toxicodendron.
Arsenicum, if the discharge from the nose continues too long, is acrid and corroding the nostrils, dry cough, sneezing with discharge of watery mucus from the nose.
Dose – Six drops twice a day.
Mercurius vivus, in the first stage of the disease, if there is swelling of the nose, profuse coryza with much sneezing.
Pulsatilla, if the cough is loose, discharge of greenish foetid matter from the nose, sneezing.
Dose. The same as directed for Mercurius vivus.