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



Fluent coryza, preceded by sneezing.

Epiglottis and adjacent parts decidedly swollen, and very painful.

Sneezing as from pepper; corrosive burning in nose, fluent coryza.


Fluent; or, Mucus and blood when blowing the nose.


Unable to speak, on account of swelling of vocal chords, and continual cough.

Incessant, weak, toneless cough, preventing sleep.

Incessant, hoarse cough; it often continues by day.

Dry cough, Provoked by every attempt to speak.

Dry cough night, preventing sleep, also in morning.

Throbbing and fluttering in chest, fever coryza. Dry cough lasting from to 10 P.M. to 1 A.M.


None; or, Little lumps of hard phlegm.


From speaking, even a word.

At night, preventing sleep.


Larynx feels constricted with wheezing respiration.

Dyspnea from indigestion; from sinking and fluttering in stomach; after a siesta; from disappearing rash on chest.

Hollowness and emptiness in chest after expectoration.

Throbbing in chest with the coryza.

Dryness of fauces, the mouth being moist.

Without thirst, and with aversion to cold water.

Fluttering as of a bird in left chest.

Soreness and swelling in larynx.

Respiration difficult and oppressed.

Chest feels hollow and empty after coughing.

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"