Indicated in affections of the respiratory organs, chiefly of children;
Millar’s asthma; sniffles of infants; laryngitis; spasmodic croup. Also nephritis with dropsy.
Violent dry cough, with hoarseness and rattling of mucus in the throat.
Paroxysmal, suffocative cough, at midnight, with great difficulty of breathing.
Child awakens suddenly, almost strangling, jumps into a sitting position, turning blue in the face, unable to expire.
Skin becomes dry and hot while the patient is asleep, but sweats profusely as soon as he awakens.
Most of the pains occur during rest and disappear during motion.
Worse upon awaking from sleep; from being quiet.
Better from sitting up; during motion.
(First Lessons in the Symptomatology of Leading Homoeopathic Remedies by H. R. Arndt, M. D. Philadephia. Boericke and Tafel.)