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HPUS indication of Pecten: Laborious breathing

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Pecten in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.



Scallop. N. O. Pectinidae. Trituration or tincture of the animal.

Swan (Org., ii. 449), having learned "from a gentleman that every time he entered a room where scallops were being opened he had such a severe attack of asthma that he had to leave or suffocate," potentised the Scallop, and used the preparation with success in similar cases. T. Franklin Smith (Ibid.) reports a case of humid asthma cured quickly and permanently with Pecten 1m. and c.m., characterised as follows Quick, laboured breathing.

cannot lie flat or on left side.

constriction of chest, especially right side. Attacks preceded for two or three days by sneezing and excessive coryza.

burning sensation in throat and chest.

fulness of head. pulse very quick and wiry.

subsequently copious expectoration of tough, stringy, and frothy mucus. Cough agg. after 6 p.m. Symptoms agg. at night. Arsenicum Album Arsen. did not relieve.


Asthma; humid. clinical

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