Homeopathy treatment for Cough from the Homeopathic Therapeutics by Lilienthal. Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of Cough…

Acalypha-indica [Acal]

Cough with bloody expectoration, preceded by violent dry cough; cough most violent at night; constant severe pain in chest; EXPECTORATION OF BRIGHT BLOOD IN THE MORNING, DARK CLOTTED IN THE EVENING. Tuberculosis.

Acetic-acid [Acet-ac]

Titillating cough, with much purulent sputum, in the evening with coldness; at night heat and dryness; HECTIC COUGH.

Aconite [Acon]

Clear ringing or whistling cough, caused by burning, pricking in larynx and trachea; violent hollow cough at night, shorter and more panting during day (laryngitis); dry barking cough of measles; spasmodic cough, croaking, with danger of suffocation; sputa absent or thin, gelatinous, more mornings and during the day; bloody or bloodstreaked; dry, croupy, suffocating cough awakens him from sleep; (>) from lying on back, (<) lying on side; (<) after eating and drinking, at night, from dry, cold winds or currents of air, from walking in open air, when assuming an upright position, from deep inspiration, from speaking.

Aesculus-hip [Aesc]

Sensation of dryness and stiffness of the glottis and of the laryngo-pharyngeal mucous membrane, rapid, labored breathing; short cough, (<) by swallowing and breathing deeply; dry hacking cough caused by tickling in larynx, constriction of fauces; with great irritation of epiglottis; CHRONIC HEPATIC COUGH WITH EMACIATION.

Agaricus [Agar]

CHRONIC CATARRHS; INCIPIENT TUBERCULOSIS; violent coughs in isolated attacks, ending in repeated sneezing; sudden convulsive coughs, (<) forenoon and during day, with anxious sweat; frequent dry cough after meals; violent spasmodic cough at night; expectoration of small flakes of mucus raised almost without any cough; long-lasting cough and pus-like sputa or expectorates large brown lumps; rattling of phlegm in chest, (<) mornings and when lying on back.

Ailanthus-gland [Ail]

Constant dry hacking cough, with oppression, burning and pains in the chest; tight and wheezing, with scanty expectoration; violent fits of coughing before retiring and on rising; coughs continually till she raises freely, then better; muco-purulent sputa free in the morning, sticky and scanty during the day; aching through centre of left lung.

Allium-sativum [All-s]

Chronic cough, which seems to come from stomach, giving rise to a foetid odor and great difficulty in expectorating the glutinous, ropy mucus; morning cough, after leaving his bedroom, with extremely copious mucous expectoration; cough (<) from smoking, from eating.

Alumen [Alumn]

CHRONIC MORNING COUGH OF OLD PEOPLE; cough immediately after rising, excited by tickling in throat, (<) during, (>) after breakfast; dry cough in the evening after lying down, cough from scraping in throat and tickling in larynx, caused by talking.

Alumina [Alum]

Great dryness of mucous membranes; dry, hacking cough, with frequent sneezing; cough from sensation as of a loose skin hanging in throat, from tickling in larynx, from elongated uvula, from talking or singing; EVERY MORNING A LONG ATTACK OF DRY COUGH, ending in difficult raising of a little white mucus; cough, with tearing pain and involuntary micturition in old or withered-looking people or in women greatly prostrated by menstrual difficulties; dry cough at night, with dryness of throat; hoarseness, with feeling of splinter in throat, when swallowing.

Ambra-gris [Ambr]

Nervous and spasmodic cough. Paroxysms of cough coming from deep in the chest, excited by violent tickling in throat, evening without, morning with expectoration, generally of grayish-white, seldom of yellow mucus; of salty or sour taste; VIOLENT SPASMODIC COUGH, WITH FREQUENT ERUCTATIONS and hoarseness; scraping and tickling in throat, larynx, trachea, causing violent cough, with sensation of tightly adhering phlegm in wind-pipe; during breathing, whistling in chest; cough mostly only at night from violent irritation, with concussion of pit of stomach; cough, often in spasmodic fits, with oppression of chest, getting out of breath, restlessness and afterwards a great deal of belching; vomiting and choking when hawking phlegm from fauces; (<) from lifting a heavy weight, from a cold drink, by speaking.

Ammonium-carb [Am-c]

WINTER CATARRHS; chronic cough of old people, with bronchial irritation and tendency to asthma or emphysema; incessant cough, EXCITED BY A SENSATION AS IF DOWN IN THE LARYNX; hoarseness and inability to speak a loud word; dry night cough, with expectoration only in the morning, from tickling in the throat as from dust; cough, with stitches in the small of back; violent cough about 3 or 4 A.M., with painful sensation of spasmodic constriction in chest.

Ammonium-mur [Am-m]

Copious but difficult expulsion of mucus only from one nostril; secretion of a quantity of thick yellow matter with deep and violent cough; dry cough from tickling in throat in morning, with stitches in chest, loose in afternoon and night, lying on back, (<) when turning on side; on taking a deep breath; pressive pain as from a swallowed morsel or from lump in chest; morning cough, with expectoration, sometimes bloody; rawness and soreness of fauces and throat, causing heaving, with expectoration of small lumps of mucus; MARKED COLDNESS BETWEEN SCAPULAE; coryza of children with bluish discharge.

Anacardium [Anac]

Violent convulsive cough, caused by tickling in the larynx; worse at night, without expectoration; in daytime and after meals cough, with expectoration of flat, sweetish-tasting mucus, or gray, or mixed with blood and pus; tough and sticky mucus in the throat in the morning, and attempt to remove it ends in vomiting; after the cough yawning and sleepiness; cough, with pain in occiput, (>) by eating and drinking.

Antimonium-crud [Ant-c]

DEPRESSED VITALITY OF THE MEMBRANES (Ammoniumm.), cough shaking the whole body, with involuntary escape of copious urine; cough after rising in the morning, AS IF ARISING FROM THE ABDOMEN; first attack the most severe, subsequent ones weaker and weaker, until the last resembles only a hacking cough; cough in the hot sun, or when looking into a fire, coming into a warm room from the cold air; loss of voice when overheated.

Antimonium-tart [Ant-t]

PROFUSE MUCUS IN CHEST WITH FEEBLE EXPULSIVE POWER; catarrhal inflammation, beginning in larynx and becoming intense in trachea and bronchi; cough day and night, returning at short intervals, no sputa; short cough with a shrill sound, compelling the patient to sit up, IS MOIST AND RATTLING, BUT WITHOUT EXPECTORATION; violent cough after each meal, ending with vomiting of the food; cough with suffocating attack; much coughing and violent sneezing; tickling in air-passages provoking cough; gasping for breath at commencement of every fit of coughing; sensation as if chest were lined with velvet; nightly cough, with expectoration of thick, yellow, tough mucus; (>) sitting upright, from expectoration; (<) after midnight, after eating, when getting angry, sleeping in damp cellars; getting warm in bed, every morning; rattling of phlegm in chest, (>) when carried in an upright position, (<) lying down, with oppression, which is relieved by the cough.

Antimonium-sulph-aurat [Ant-s]

Fits of coughing from adhesiveness of tough mucus, which can hardly be expectorated, (<) at night, with dyspnoea, causing rattling in bronchial tubes, which often prevents sleep.

Apis-mell [Apis]

Irritation to cough in the suprasternal fossa; cough with ringing sound from affection of the upper part of bronchi; irritating cough, easily produced by the slightest pressure on larynx; cough, which loosens with difficulty, rouses from sleep before midnight, and ceases as soon as the least particle is loosened, which is swallowed; cough especially after lying down or sleeping; cough with painful concussion of head and shaking the chest, and inability to retain the urine, fidgety and irritable; no expectoration, or sweetish or tasteless Dyspnoea from the oedematous swelling of the mucosa of larynx.

Aralia-rac [Aral]

Cough and dyspnoea coming on after lying down at night with labored breathing, from relaxed uvula; after a short first sleep wakes up with a severe fit of coughing, before midnight. Mucus tenacious and frothy, and, after being detached with great difficulty from bronchi, is expectorated after protracted coughing.

Argentum-met [Arg-m]

Dry cough from irritation of the bronchi, with sore pain and easy expectoration; drawing stitches on the lowest rib near the spine; cough in attacks, rattling by day and in the room, not at night or in the open air, with easy expectoration looking like boiled starch; (<) from laughing; CONSTANT EXPECTORATION DAY AND EVENING.

Argentum-nit [Arg-n]

IRRITATION OF THE VAGUS AND SYMPATHETICUS; dryness of the throat when beginning to speak; burning and scraping in fauces and throat; dark redness of the affected parts, with the sensation as if a splinter were sticking in the throat, followed by accumulation of thick, tough phlegm, producing gagging and frequent hoarseness; irritating, suffocative cough in the after- noon and night; belching and straining to vomit during coughing, often during nights fits of coughing with gagging and vomiting; expectoration purulent, mixed with light blood. Rawness of larynx alternating with uterine troubles, when one is better the other is worse; cough (<) just before midnight, cough from a fit of anger, laughing or sudden exertion. Chronic hoarseness of singers, loss of voice.

Samuel Lilienthal
Dr. Samuel Lilienthal (1815-1891) was from Germany, and became a pioneer homeopath in America. He received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Munich in 1838. After he moved to the United States, he was hired as Professor of Clinical Medicine at New York College for Women, and also as Professor of Mental and Nervous Diseases at the New York Homeopathic College.
Dr. Samuel Lilienthal was the author of many great books including “Homeopathic Therapeutics”. For many years, with the support of Dr. Constantine Hering, he was the editor of the North American Journal of Homeopathy. Dr. Lilienthal passed away on February 2nd 1891 in San Francisco.