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



Surface cold, pale, livid, feeble pulse.

Very irritable and fretful.

Sneezing at beginning of coryza.

Catarrhal affections, with headache, from sudden changes of weather.

Contraction of chest, asthma worse from bodily exertion.


Chilly sensation all over: fresh cold.

Cold sensation, rising up to mouth, with dyspnea.

Slight warmth in esophagus and stomach, diffusing itself over the whole body.

Sore pain all over, with dry cough.

Stitches, and feeling of cold deep in air passages.



Violent, dry cough, with hoarseness. (After measles)

Very fatiguing, dry cough;he brings nothing up.

Every inhalation starts the cough.

Dry, hacking cough every forenoon.


From inhaling, and in forenoon.


Burning from palate down esophagus, not better from drinking.

Throat sore, more painful not swallowing Throat feels as if she had eaten rancid things.


Asthma worse from bodily exertion.

Inhaling shorter than exhaling.

Pneumonia of old people, with sinking forces.

Body dry and hot; face moist; rattling breathing of paralysis., Or, surface cold, livid: pulse feeble.

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"