Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Kreosotum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Throat presented a diphtheritic appearance; the burnt parts sloughing away (after twenty-four hours),
Some sensation of dryness in the throat, with scraping, lasting for several hours,
A feeling as if mucus were seated in the throat, which constantly provokes hawking; after a time expectoration of whitish sweetish-tasting mucus (after half an hour),
Pain in the throat (after twenty-four hours),
A retching painful sensation low down in the throat, extending through the chest as far as behind the dorsal vertebrae,
Burning in the throat,
Pressure on the right side of the throat when swallowing,
A sore pain on swallowing on the left side of the throat internally, with a feeling as though something were hanging there, which he could not swallow, easily,
Scraping in the throat,
Scraping in the throat, as after brandy containing fusel oil,
Scraping and rawness in the throat,
Scraping in the throat when coughing, with thick, lump expectoration, in the evening,
Soreness of the left tonsil on swallowing (after six hours),
Fauces and Oesophagus.
Dryness in the fauces; they seem agglutinated the whole afternoon,
Burning pain along oesophagus tract,
It was almost impossible for her to swallow (after twenty-four hours),≡ more ...