Homeopathy for Coughs

Listed below are the top common homeopathic remedies used for Coughs. 

For info on more remedies, please refer to my Books HERE 

Also see Croup remedies on the website.

 

Aconite

Comes on suddenly. Often around midnight. Dry, hard, barking cough. Constant. Irritating. May have high temperature. Can be caused from being outside on a cold, windy day.

 

Ant-tart

Loud, rattling cough. Asthmatic-type breathing. Rattling from chest can be easily heard. Coughing up phlegm.

 

Bryonia

Dry, stitching painful cough. Irritating, racking cough. Person holds chest while coughing. Deep breath aggravates. Thirsty. Wants to be alone and keep still. Very irritable.

 

Drosera

Violent cough, worse at night when person lies down. Barking, spasmodic cough with retching, gagging and vomiting. Big remedy for Whooping Cough.

 

Hepar-sulph

Rattling, loose chesty cough. Difficult to cough up phlegm. Coughs up thick, yellow phlegm. Feels very cold and wants to be covered. Irritable, critical and impatient with cough. Cough worse once in bed.

 

Phosphorous

Dry tickling cough. Cough worse from cold air, talking, laughing. Mucous can be blood streaked from nose. Colds that turn to coughs / chest infections. Cough comes on in evening or twilight. Thirsty and want ice-cold drinks or ice-cream.

 

Pulsatilla

Dry cough with yellow/green mucous. Worse in evening, morning, lying down. Cough may be loose in morning. Must sit up to cough. Worse for stuffy warm rooms and better for fresh air. Thirstless. May retch from cough. Tearful and clingy.

 

Spongia

Dry, barking raspy cough – sounds like a seal barking. Attacks of coughing. Big remedy for Croup. Cough better from eating and drinking. Worse around midnight.