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




Acute coughs; high fever; bronchial, or lung invasion.

Short, dry cough; congestion of chest; rapid breathing; nausea and vomiting; high fever; very scanty, bloody sputa; oppression of chest.

Difficult cough; high fever; flushed face; labored breathing; blood-streaked sputa.

Difficult, dry cough; high fever; rapid, painful breathing; bounding pulse; great excitement and distress; croupous pneumonia; sputa, thick, scanty and very difficult.

Stitching pleuritic pains, dry cough; high fever; great distress, and prostration; face, bluish-purple; pulse very rapid, short, and hard. Pleuro-pneumonia.


Dyspnea almost to suffocation; cannot lie down; face covered with cold sweat.

Sensation of heavy load on chest; great anxiety, pneumonia.

Labored breathing, quick, painful; high fever and pulse; bloody mucous sputa.


Pulse, hard, strong, quick: stomach faints, nauseated: or, Pulse, slow, weak, intermittent, near collapse.

Reduces fever and arterial excitement; lessens pain; and promotes expectoration of inflammatory products.


Heavy load on chest, with great anxiety.

Labored breathing, with bloody sputa.

Stitching, pleuritic pains, high fever, and rapid, short, bounding pulse.

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"