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




In nervous persons dull pains in forehead.

Inner nose sore and sensitive.

With dry cough, headache, weak voice.



Rough cough, with fluent coryza, headache, and weak voice.

Tickling cough, that may be suppressed by an effort of the will.

Becomes excited from dry, annoying cough.

Constant cough, from dry, dusty, feathery, tickling in suprasternal fossa.

Evening cough, as from fumes of sulphur, or from dust; the tickling seems at the throat-pit. Morning cough, from tickling above pit of stomach.

Nervous, spasmodic cough in hysterical persons; the longer he coughs, the more he has to cough.


None, cough hysterical dry.

Very difficult and only in the evening.

Tastes and smells badly, like old catarrh.

Rarely in morning.

Dry by day; difficult and scanty in the evening.


From continued coughing; the more he coughs, the more he wants to cough.

Evening, dry, spasmodic cough, with scanty, difficult sputa.

After a warm drink.

Morning, dry; no sputa.

Standing still during walk.


While walking.

From restraining cough by the will.


Hysterical excitement increases all pains and SENSATIONS.

Of fumes of sulphur; of dust.

Sleepy after cough.

Tickling above pit of stomach.

Constriction of chest.

Constriction at throat.

Pain in penis with cough.


Sleepy after each coughing spell.

Nervous hysterical cough; the more she coughs, the more she wants to cough.

Especially suitable for young persons and women.

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"