A remedy for the aged and feeble, especially in chronic bronchitis. Ill humor. Sensitive to cold. Sensation of burning and scratching in neck and esophagus.
Catarrhal headache due to closure of frontal sinuses.
Dim sight. Stars and fiery points float before eyes. Easily fatigued from reading.
Throat dry; worse inhaling fresh air. Full feeling, burning and scraping sensation. Immediately after eating, sensation as if something stuck in esophagus, causing swallowing.
Difficult breathing. Chronic bronchial catarrh. Large accumulation of purulent matter and feeble expectoration; worse cold weather. Mucus tough and hard. Heart beats stronger, extends to pit of stomach. Coarse rattling of chest in old people.
Antidotes: Bry; Arnica.
Compare: Senega; Tart emet; Balsam Peru.
Reference: "Pocket Manual of Homeopathic Materia Medica & Repertory" by William Boericke