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Phosphorus - Chest symptoms - Hahnemann

Phosphurus, Phosphorous, Phosphor, Phosphur, Phosph, Phos.

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HPUS indication of Phosphorus: Hoarseness
Common symptoms: Hoarseness, Apprehension, Bruises, Burns, Fear.

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



Anxious oppression in the chest, in the evening.

Anxiety on the chest, with throbbing in the lower part of the right side of the chest.

Frequent tightness on the chest, with nausea.

Tightness of the chest, worse when sitting, relieved by eructation (aft. 22 d.).

Frequent tightness of the chest.

Heaviness of the chest, as if a load was lying upon it.

Feeling of heaviness on the chest, when inspiring, while walking, immediately after dinner.

The chest always feels so tense as if a band was laid around it.

Tension and dryness in the chest.

Tension on the chest, without asthma.

Oppressive, tensive sensation of the chest.

Sensation across the chest as if the clothes were too tight.

Tightness of the chest, in the morning, with palpitation and nausea, for an hour.

Pressive tightness on the chest.

Contraction of the whole of the lungs.

Contraction of the chest, with pressing or squeezing in the epigastrium.

Contractive pressure in the upper left portion of the chest.

Oppression tense sensation in the chest.

Tightness of the chest, in the morning, in bed, for half an hour.

Tightness of the chest, after walking in the open air, at night, so that she could not finish yawning.

Tightness of the chest, as from a rush of blood, especially in the morning on awaking.

Asthma, after driving out, toward evening.

Spasmodic contraction in the chest.

Constrictive squeezing sensation in the extreme upper part of the chest.

Spasm in the chest, constricting the chest, for several evenings successively.

Tightness of the chest, as if the blood quite hot, was pressing up the throat (aft. 13 d.).

Rush of blood to the chest.

Rush of blood to the chest at every violent emotion, with a spasmodic contraction between the scapulae.

Rush of blood to the heart, and palpitation, becoming violent after a meal (aft. 9 d.).

Palpitation, with anxiety, in the evening, and in the morning on awaking in bed.

Frequent violent palpitation.

Violent palpitation, in the afternoon, after a slight emotion, for an hour, so that he could not remain lying down; on going to sleep, another slight attack (aft. 10 d.).

Palpitation, in the morning, after the customary breakfast.

Severe palpitation, in the morning on awaking in bed and in the evening after lying down.

Painful, dull shooting below the left side of the chest, deep within, on rising from a seat.

Shooting and stitches in various parts of the chest, especially white sitting, at times with burning.

Stitches in the left side of the chest, when respiring.

Severe stitches in the chest, on the left and the right side, both at rest and in motion.

Stitches in the left side, below the ribs, for five days.

Transient stitches in the upper part of the chest, where the neck commences.

Burning hot rising from the stomach into the chest, while sitting, with anxiety and with perspiration on the forehead and the chest, while sitting (aft. 2 h.).

Burning sensation at the lower end of the sternum, extending toward the left clavicle, after dinner.

Pain in the chest, especially on inspiring.

Pressure on the lower part of the chest.

Pressure on the upper part of the chest, pulling downward and then empty eructation.

Bruised pain in the upper part of the chest, when stooping, moving, or while touching it.

Itching within the chest.

Itching in the chest (windpipe) and below the pit of the throat, with dry cough which does not relieve.

Lassitude in the chest.

Lassitude in the chest, for several days, and a sensation as if she should discover a pain there.

Violent pain in the great pectoral muscle.

Sore pain on the clavicle, per se and when touched.

Pain in the fleshy part of the right side of the chest, as if the glands were pressed violently.

Stitches in the mamma.

Pain in the right side of the chest, as if the skin was being raised up with a needle.

Touch as with the tip of the finger on the right side of the chest while sitting.

Stitch in the right clavicle, on the top of the shoulder.

Very warm, externally on the chest.

Burning pinching externally below the right breast, with rising of heat into the head.

Erysipelas in one of the breasts, both of which are covered with eruption, with swelling, redness, burning, stitches and finally suppuration.

Inflammation and swelling of the left nipple and of the whole of the left breast, with great pains; after 10 days it passes into suppuration.

Around armpit

Pain as from a thrust behind the right side of the chest, under the axilla, on pressing upon it.


Palpitation, at times several (2, 3 to 6) violent beats (while walking or sitting after a meal); while lying down at night on the left side, only one, two beats.

Several strong heart-beats, during a slight motion, especially of the left arm, while sitting up in bed, stretching, etc.; it goes off while resting.

Beating of the arteries of the neck.

Increased pulse, with augmented warmth and comfort through the whole body.

Quickened, small, heavy pulse.

Pulse quick and full.

Pulse, quick and languid.

Pulse quick and small.

Pulse slower, occasionally at the same time full and hard (aft. 2, 3, 8 h.).

Pulse not quickened during the attack of heat.


The breath is checked by fullness in the abdomen, in the forenoon, in every position.

Fast walking takes away the breath (aft. sever. h.).

Difficulty in respiring, in the evening in bed (aft. 3 d.).

Inclination to take a deep breath.

Panting, when ascending a mountain.

He can only breathe with a rattling noise.

Difficult breathing, on account of tension in the scrobiculus cordis.

The chest feels very tight, the breath very short.

Shortness of breath and vertigo.

Tightness of the chest (aft. 13 d.).

Anxious respiration during meditation.

Anxiety and heaviness on the chest, as if this was pressed together, with arrest of respiration.

Anxiety on the chest, with lack of breath.

Tightness in the lower part of the chest, with shortness of breath, in the evening.

Tightness of the chest, above the xiphoid cartilage, with oppression of the respiration, in the evening, when stooping, always relieved by straightening himself.

Asthma, with brief attack of nausea.

Asthma, when taking a deep breath.

Oppression of the breath, with a chill and severe headache, so that he can hardly take thought (aft; 1 h.).

Shooting in the middle of the sternum, as from a knife, extending into the right scapula, from morning till evening, somewhat diminished during breakfast; this is so violent that it arrests the respiration, worse on inspiring, less when moving (4th d.).

Stitches in the right side of the chest, when breathing.

Stitches externally on the chest, unaffected by respiration.

Pressure on the chest, so that he cannot breath well.


Constant hiccups.

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