Alum [ ]
In several countries in Europe 30 grains of alum, dissolved in four ounces of syrup, or syrup of tolu, and taken in about tea- spoonful doses, or half teaspoonful, is regarded as a fine remedy for whooping cough.
Solanum Carolinense [Sol-c]
5 drop doses of the tincture, is a specific for whooping cough, say the herbalists.
A bit of flannel moistened with coal oil or petroleum, the flannel kept from the chest by a cotton cloth, is said to greatly modify the paroxysm of whooping cough.
Goose grease Rub the chest and throat with it. An old practice.
6x trituration, was von Grauvogl’s specific for whooping cough. Others say it is always beneficial in the 1x.
Don’t feed Dr. C.E. Page contended that over-eating was the cause of whooping cough; give the stomach a complete rest for a day or two and then feed sparingly for a few days, the patient becoming genuinely hungry, a cure follows. Perhaps a bit hard to follow with children.
Magnesia phos [Mag-p]
According to some men, Magnesia phos. 6x will cure 9 out of 10 cases of whooping cough.
Horse radish.-Here is an old woman’s remedy for whooping cough. Soak some scraped horse radish in good cider vinegar, add a little glycerine and give teaspoonful doses.