Cough


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.

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.