Spongia TostaRoasted Sponge, Spongia
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Spongia Tosta in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
A remedy especially marked in the symptoms of the respiratory organs, cough, croup, etc. Heart affections and often indicated for the tubercular diathesis. Children with fair complexion, lax fiber; swollen glands. Exhaustion and heaviness of the body after slight exertion, with orgasm of blood to chest, face. anxiety and difficult breathing.
Second trituration, or tincture to third potency.
WORSE, ascending, wind, before midnight.
BETTER, descending, lying with head low.
Anxiety and fear
Every excitement increases the cough.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); during the heat
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; during sleep; starting from sleep≡ more ...
Rush of blood; bursting headache; worse, forehead.
Pain, headache; walking; on walking up steps or hill≡ more ...
Fluent coryza, alternating with stoppage
Dryness; chronic, dry, nasal catarrh.
Dryness; inside≡ more ...
Swelling and induration of glands; also exophthalmic; cervical glands swollen with tensive pain on turning head, painful on pressure; goitre
Itching; unchanged by scratching
Sticking≡ more ...
Thyroid gland swollen
Stitches and dryness
Burning and stinging
Sore throat; worse after eating sweet things
Tickling causes cough
Clears throat constantly.
Choking, constricting; larynx; sleep; during sleep
Croup; night; after midnight
Croup; night; before midnight
Sensation of something in throat; plug; larynx
Pain; sweet things
Pain; larynx; when singing
Pain; larynx; on swallowing
Pain; larynx; while talking
Pain; larynx; on touch
Pain; burning; during cough
Pain; burning; trachea (wind pipe); with cough
Pain; rawness; when coughing
Pain; sore; after sweets
Pain; sore; larynx
Pain; sore; larynx; on swallowing
Pain; sore; larynx; touch
Sensitive; larynx; to touch
Tickling in the air passages; larynx
Voice; crowing (see rough under respiration)
External throat; goitre≡ more ...
Heart; Rapid and violent palpitation, with dyspnoea; cannot lie down; also feels best resting in horizontal position
Awakened suddenly after midnight with pain and suffocation; is flushed, hot, and frightened to death ( Acon.) Valvular insufficiency
Angina pectoris; faintness, and anxious sweat
Ebullition of blood, veins distended
Surging of heart into chest, as if it would force out upward
Hypertrophy of heart, especially right, with asthmatic symptoms.
Heart; angina pectoris
Heart; hypertrophy of heart
Heart; palpitations; night; midnight, wakes up
Heart; palpitations; before period
Inflammation; bronchial tubes (bronchitis)
Oppressed feeling; while lying down; with head low
Oppressed feeling; heart; lying with head low
Bubbling sensation in blood (see heat flushes); from slightest exertion
Pain; during a cough
Pain; heart; when lying down
Pain; heart; when lying down; could lie only on right side
Pain; heart; when lying down; with head low
Pain; burning; during coughing
Pain; burning; with dry cough
Pain; sore, bruised; from coughing
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; heart
Weakness; after exertion≡ more ...
Day and night
Dry cough; daytime
Dry cough; night
Dry cough; after drinking
Dry cough; from eating
From emotions; excitement
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages; in larynx
Tickling; larynx≡ more ...
Great dryness of all air-passages
Hoarseness; larynx dry, burns, constricted
Cough, Dry, barking, croupy; larynx sensitive to touch
Croup; worse, during inspiration and before midnight
Respiration short, panting, Difficult; feeling of a plug in larynx
cough abates after eating or drinking, especially warm drinks
The dry, chronic sympathetic cough or organic heart disease is relieved by Spongia Tosta ( Naja.) Irrepressible cough from a spot deep in chest, as if raw and sore
Chest weak; can scarcely talk
Goitre, with suffocative spells
Bronchial catarrh, with wheezing, asthmatic cough, worse cold air, with profuse expectoration and suffocation; worse, lying with head low and in hot room
Oppression and heat of chest, with sudden weakness.
Asthma attack; bending head backwards
Asthma attack; from catching cold
Asthma attack; spasmodic
Difficult (dyspnea); after exertion; physical exertion
Difficult (dyspnea); during period
Difficult (dyspnea); on movement
Difficult (dyspnea); after sleep
Difficult (dyspnea); from talking; after talking
Rough; crowing (see croup)
Rough; sawing≡ more ...
Stomach; Excessive thirst, Great hunger
Cannot bear tight clothing around trunk
Inflammation; pancreas≡ more ...
Male; Swelling of spermatic cord and testicles, with pain and tenderness
Heat in parts.
Female; Before menses, pain in sacrum, hunger, Palpitation
Male; inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); testes
Male; inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); sperm tube
Male; inflammation; spermatic cords
Male; inflammation; testes
Male; inflammation; sperm tube
Male; pain; testes
Male; pain; testes; squeezing
Male; pain; pinching; testes
Male; pain; sore; testes
Male; swelling; spermatic cords
Male; swelling; testes
Male; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps); spermatic cord
Male; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps); testes≡ more ...
Coldness; lower limbs; thigh
Pain; joints; gouty
Pain; sore, bruised
Rush of blood to...; legs
Skin; itching; lower limbs≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Awakes in a fright, and feels as if suffocating
Generally worse after sleep, or sleeps into an worse ( Lach.)
Dreams; anxious≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Attacks of heat with anxiety; heat and redness of face and perspiration.≡ more ...
Walking up stairs or hill
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow
Eating and food; after eating
Faintness, fainting; on moving
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); glands
Pain; burning externally; internally
Pain; gnawing, biting; externally
Pain; pinching; externally
Pain; pressing; internally
Pain; sore, bruised; externally
Pain; sudden, sharp; outward
Sensitive; intolerance of clothing
Swelling; of affected parts
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from slight exertion
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from movement
From wind; cold wind≡ more ...
Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.