Nash gives the symptoms of homeopathy drug Sepia in relation to Catarrh, Laryngitis, Croup, Bronchitis, Asthma, Pertussis, Pneumonia, Pleuritis, Tuberculosis & Cough. Leaders in Respiratory Organs by E.B. Nash, 1909….

Respiratory organs

Sepia is entitled to a large place in pulmonary tuberculosis or phthisis. The Sepia type of woman, whose tendency to tubercular trouble finds encouragement in a weakened sexual system. Persistent leucorrhoea with a heavy bearing down sensation in the uterus, as if everything would come out, coupled with a weak, gone sensation in the pit of the stomach, is its chief characteristic. The face of the Sepia subject is pale – yellow, or with yellow spots on face, around the mouth, or yellow saddle across the upper part of the face and nose. Great weakness or generally relaxed condition corresponding to that of the uterus and appendages is common. There are frequent flashes of fever with weakness quite similar to Sulph and uterine symptoms to pronounced it might be difficult to differentiate between them. There are different kinds of cough, two of which are characteristic. One the patient coughs a dry persistent cough with gagging until a little mucus is raised, sometimes vomited, followed by relief; the other loose, OFFENSIVE, EXCESSIVELY FETID. It may be blood streaked, and tastes salty Sepia is especially useful in women at the climacteric.

Dry coryza, nostrils sore, ulcerated, scabby, discharge large, green, offensive smelling plugs. Chronic nasal catarrh.

Dr. E.B. Nash 1838- 1917, was considered one of our finest homeopaths and teachers. He was Prof. of Materia Medica at the N.Y. Homoeopathic Medical College and President of International Hahnemannian Assoc. His book Leaders in Homoeopathic Therapeutics is a classic. This article is from: :The Medical Advance - A monthly magazine of homoeopathic medicine - edited and published by H.C. Allen, M. D.