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




Dry coryza, nose stopped, nostrils ulcerated.

Great dryness of mucous membrane of nose and throat.

FLUENT CORYZA– Violent fluent coryza of odorless mucus looking like melted tallow.

Profuse secretion of mucus dropping from posterior nares.

Inspired air feels cold.


None at first.

Profuse, fluent mucus, also dropping down the throat.

Odorless mucus, looking like melted tallow.


DRY COUGH– Nervous, occasional and very spasmodic coughs.

Convulsive, violent paroxysms of spasmodic cough; intermittent in recurrence.

Intermittent cough in severe paroxysms of 15 m. to 1 hour.

Short, barking coughing regularly about once a minute; very spasmodic.


Very spasmodic scanty or loose difficult cough.

Children lose their breath, and get black in the face.


Seems cold.


Lying down; must sit up.

Change of air provokes cough; throat and chest very sensitive to change.


Feeling as if very cold air were streaming through the air passages, when breathing deeply.

Subjective odors of disagreeable sorts; smoke, onions, etc.

Great sensitiveness of the air passages.

Very spasmodic cough (Badiaga, Conium, Agaric.).

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"