HPUS label indication: Hoarseness
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Below are the strongest indications of Bromium based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Most marked effects are seen in the respiratory symptoms, especially in larynx and trachea. It seems to affect especially scrofulous children with enlarged glands. Blond type. Enlarged parotid and goitre. Tendency to spasmodic attacks. Left-sided mumps. Sense of suffocation; excoriating discharges, profuse sweats and great weakness. Complaints from being over-heated. Tendency to infiltrate glands, become hard, but seldom suppurate.
BETTER, from any motion; exercise, at sea.
WORSE, from evening, until midnight, and when sitting in warm room; warm damp weather when at rest and lying left side.
Antidotes: Ammon. Carb.; Camph. Salt inhibits the action of Bromium.
Compare: Conium; Spongia; Iod.; Aster.; Arg. Nit. Avoid milk when taking Bromium. Hydrobromic acid ( Throat dry and puckering; constriction in pharynx and chest; waves of heat over face and neck; pulsating tinnitus with great nervous irritability (Houghton); vertigo, palpitation; arms heavy; seemed as if parts did not belong to him. Seems to have a specific effect on the inferior cervical ganglion, increasing the tonic action of the sympathetic, thus promoting vasoconstriction. Relieves headache, tinnitus and vertigo, especially in vasomotor stomach disturbance. Dose, 20 minims.)
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Delusion that strange persons are looking over patient’s shoulder and that she would see someone on turning
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Dizzy when crossing stream of water.
Pain, headache; sides; left
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex)
Headache; worse heat of sun and by rapid motion
Megrim of left side; worse stooping, especially after drinking milk
Sharp pain through eyes
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Lost vision, blindness; evening; while reading
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Fan-like motion of alae ( Lyc
.) Bleeding from nose relieving the chest.
Tickling, smarting, as from cobwebs
Coryza, with corrosive soreness of nose
Pain; rawness; nostrils
Running or blocked nose (coryza); chronic, long-continued
Running or blocked nose (coryza); obstinate, with soreness beneath nose and on edge of nose
Pressure at root of nose
Stoppage of right nostril
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Inflammation; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe); left
Inflammation; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe); suppurating (producing pus)
Swelling; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe)
Swelling; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe); after measles-like rash
Swelling; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe); hard
Swelling; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe); left
Swelling; submaxillary gland (gland under jaw, by throat)
Swelling; submaxillary gland (gland under jaw, by throat); hard
Swelling; submaxillary gland (gland under jaw, by throat); left
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Sharp burning from tongue to stomach
Stomach and Abdomen.
Gastralgia; better eating
Hoarseness coming on from being overheated.
Painful hemorrhoids, with black stool.
Pressure as of stone
Throat feels raw, evening, with hoarseness
Choking, constricting; throat-pit
Croup; during whooping cough
Croup; extending to throat at back of mouth
Croup; from being heated
External throat; pain; pressing; throat-pit
Inflammation; larynx; from getting heated
Larynx (voice box); scraping, clearing
Larynx (voice box); scraping, clearing; evening
Membrane, exudation, diphtheria, etc.
Pain; rawness; larynx
Pain; rawness; larynx; from coughing
Pressure in throat-pit
Sensation of coldness; on breathing
Sounds; rattling larynx
Tickling in trachea during inspiration
Tonsils pain on swallowing, deep red, with networks of dilated blood vessels
Tympanitic distention of abdomen
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Black; normal consistency
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Female; Swelling of ovaries
Female; flatulence from vagina
Indurated, with pains worse slight jar.
Low spirited before menses
Male; Swelling of testicles
Menses too early; too profuse, with membranous shreds
Sharp shooting pain in left breast, worse, pressure.
Stitch pains from breast to axillae
Tumor in breasts, with stitching pains; worse left
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Croup after febrile symptoms have subsided
Every inspiration provokes cough
Cold sensation when inspiring
Laryngeal diphtheria, membrane begins in larynx and spreads upward
Asthma; difficulty in getting air INTO lung ( Chlorum
, in expelling.) Better at sea, of seafaring men when they come on land
Bronchial tubes feel filled with smoke.
Chest pains run upward
Difficult and painful breathing
Hypertrophy of heart from gymnastics ( Rhus
.) Fibrinous bronchitis, great dyspnoea
Asthma attack; sailors as soon as they go ashore
Difficult (dyspnea); swallowing
Impeded, obstructed; on swallowing
spasmodic cough, with rattling of mucus in the larynx; suffocative
Violent cramping of chest
Whooping cough ( Use persistently for about ten days.) Dry cough, with hoarseness and burning pain Behind sternum
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Comes on suddenly; suffocation, suddenly on swallowing
Dry cough; evening
Dry cough; from scraping in larynx
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); scraping; from larynx
Suffocating; on swallowing
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Coldness; lower limbs; foot
Coldness; upper limbs; forearm; icy cold
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Full of dreams and anguish; jerking and starting during sleep, full of fantasy and illusions; difficult to go to sleep at night, cannot sleep enough in morning; trembling and weak on awaking.
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Shaking, shivering, rigors; on breathing in
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Glands stony, hard, especially on lower jaw and throat
Acne, pimples and pustules
Boils on arms and face
Hard goitre ( Spong
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); glands
Pain; as if scraped
Pain; pressing; as from load
Pain; pressing; internally
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
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Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.