Respiratory symptoms of homeopathic remedy Arundo Mauritanica, described by Van Denburg in his book, Therapeutics of Respiratory system, cough & coryza, published in 1916….



Itching and burning in the eyes. Sneezing, itching, and dryness of mucous membrane of nose.

Burning and itching in throat.

Throat feels painful on swallowing; feels obstructed.

Pain at root of nose; loss of smell.

Fluent coryza following dryness.

Sneezing with chronic coryza; and Expulsion of indurated pieces of greenish mucus.


None, at onset; sneezing dry.

Then, fluent and watery.

Later on, white, slimy masses; or,

Green thick mucus.

Green, indurated lumps of mucus.



Evenings, with pain at pit of stomach.

With viscid vomiting.

After coughing, larynx obstructed, finally Causing gagging and vomiting.


Alternately white and bluish, thick, in the beginning.

Later, ash-colored clots.

Accumulation of mucus in bronchi.

Causes anxiety; very thick.


Noon, evening, cough.

Difficult raising, early morning.


Kind of spasmodic obstruction to cough, in the larynx, Which prevents the wind and sputum coming up.

Finally causes frothy viscid vomiting, followed by burning at pit of throat.

Burning in hypogastrium, after cough.

Bruised feeling at the pit of stomach.

Burning, itching, and soreness in throat : of the eyes :.


Burning accompanies nearly all complaints.

M.W. Van Denburg
M. W. (Marvin W.) VAN DENBURG, A.M., M.D.
Author of "A homoeopathic materia medica on a new and original plan ... A sample fascicle containing the arsenic group."
"Therapeutics of the respiratory system, cough and coryza, acute and chronic : repertory with index, materia medica with index"