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



Dry in evening; fluent during the day.

Worse from cold air; every inhalation of cold air seems to come in contact with the brain.

fluent coryza, hoarseness, short, dry cough. (Hale)


Dry evening, fluent by day.

Clear mucus;or, Slightly bloody, greenish, fluent mucus.


Every breath of cold air seems to come in contract with the brain.

Headache, followed by coryza and sore throat.

Eyeballs lame, tender to pressure with feeling of fullness.


In cold air.


sharp pains in chest from side.

Sharp pains in chest walls.



At every attempt to speak.

Dry spot in larynx causes constant desire to cough (Cham)

With dryness of pharynx and constant desire to swallow; neck stiff.

Short, dry, constant cough at night; dry spot in throat.

Catarrhal cough of children, especially at night (Hale)

Teasing, dry cough after first sleep. (Clinical)

Throat sore, voice hoarse, larynx tender, thick mucus in the throat.


None; or, Very scanty, thick mucus, viscid stingy, and coppery tasting.


From every attempt to speak.

After first sleep at night.


Difficult breathing after slight exertion.

With general feeling of illness.


Coppery-tasting, scanty, thick mucus.

As of dry spot in throat; or in the larynx; constant desire to cough.

Very sensitive to cold air; it seems to reach the brain.

Tickling of mucus in larynx, which is very sensitive, Tenderness along spine.

Muscular pains; acute neuralgias.

Sharp pains in chest walls.

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"