SPHERE OF ACTION
This is a cerebro-spinal remedy, and affects especially the respiratory ganglion of the medulla oblongata, and the filaments of the pneumogastric nerve; producing spasmodic and convulsive cough.
Violent spasmodic cough, so violent that children loose their breath, and grow purple and black in the face.
Pertussis in children, that take very little food or drink.
Paroxysms of violent spasmodic cough, commencing with gasping for breath, and continuing with repeated crowing inspirations, until the patient grows purple or black in the face, and is quite exhausted, worse at night.-DR. DUNHAM.
Trickling of mucus form the posterior nares into the fauces.
Laryngitis stridulus, and chronic convulsive cough.