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



Smell extremely acute.

Tormenting dryness of the nose.

Sneezing causing concussive pains in the brain.


Blood and mucus blown from the nose.

Thick, yellow mucus from the nose.

Unpleasant odor to the secretions from the nose.

Nose and upper lip swollen, red, sore, and crusty.

Children with large abdomens: Formation of scabs in the posterior nares.

Sensation of leaf in the posterior nares.

Frequent epistaxis.


None; nose dry.

Fluent and watery.

Yellow and thick.

Scabs in posterior nares.


At night, and in the morning.



Loose, suffocative cough, especially in old people.

Night cough, with asthmatic breathing, in mucous catarrh.

Chest seems full of phlegm; especially in old people.

Phlegm is loose and tight by turns.

Hoarseness and loss of voice from tough mucus in larynx and trachea.

Feeling as of inspired smoke in larynx.


Abundant phlegm.

Tough mucus in larynx and trachea.

Expectoration predominant, especially in the evening.


Evening until midnight, lying on left side.

From active motion: From eating.

From cold air; after getting feet cold.

Damp weather; drinking cold water.

Thinking of cough.


Lying on face.

Sitting up.

In open air, not cold.

In morning; and after breakfast.


Great dryness of nose.

Of a leaf in the throat.

Shortness of breath, in phlegmatic old people.

Soreness in chest when coughing.

As if lungs were full of smoke.


Chronic cough.

Scrofulous children.

Enlarged glands.

Suffocative catarrh of old people.

Impending paralysis of lungs.

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"