Arum triphyllum is an excessive irritant to the nose, mouth and throat. The discharge is ichorous, and the surfaces raw red and sometimes bloody, with a sensation which causes the patient to bore with his fingers into the sensitive and raw surfaces. There is also sore throat and hoarseness with continually changing or breaking voice. In acute or chronic forms of the disease where there is hoarseness or rawness ( Causticum ) of the throat; cant control the voice, breaks when trying to talk or sing; dry cough at first, later with expectoration or accumulation of mucus.
Especially useful for opera singers or public speakers who lose their voice ( Rhus tox. ). Laryngitis.