Dr. C.R. Crosby was a victim of this distressing condition until he heard from a country woman that ginseng tea would cure it-and it did. Since then, in practice, he has used it successfully. Dosage, the tincture or 1x. Also useful in indigestion.
Magnesia phosphorica [Mag-p]
This drug, 6x or 12x, has cured many cases of hiccough. Some men regard it as the specific.
A hot infusion of Capsicum tincture, or of the red peppers, is another remedy for persistent hiccough.
Nux vomica [Nux-v]
This drug, 1st, 3d or 30th potency, is especially indicated in the hiccough of alcoholism, or for transient cases.
Hands It is said that one way to stop hiccough is to place the flat of the hand upon the pit of the stomach, just below the breast-bone, with a firm pressure.