Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. The bacteria can be spread through the coughs and sneezes of an infected person. Initial symptoms are similar to the common cold; however, after the mild cough will turn into prolonged coughing episodes that are followed by high-pitched whoop sound. Other symptoms may include upper respiratory tract inflammation, spasmodic cough, tickling in the throat, thick and sticky mucus, difficulty breathing, sneezing, lack of appetite, weakness and exhaustion, pancreatic endocrine dysfunction (hypoglycemia, diabetes), allergies, palpitations, joint pain and stiffness, seizures, spasms, paralysis, blood sugar abnormalities, seeking reassurance, perfectionism, feeling powerless and unprotected, and inability to manifest or finish plans.
Antimonium Tartaricum (common name antimony potassium tartrate) is a homeopathic remedy that is great for coughs. It may be used to help treat thick mucus as well as wet coughs, bronchitis, chronic respiratory ailments, asthma, chronic bronchitis, acute bronchitis, and respiratory congestion.
Kalium Bichromicum (common name potassium dichromate) is a homeopathic remedy that may help with ailments of the mucous membranes. It may also be used to help treat colds and flu, stuffy nose with thick discharge, coughs with thick yellow discharge, sinus problems, and respiratory tract infections with thick yellow mucus.
Momordica is used to temporarily treat symptoms associated with pancreatic dysfunction such as dyspepsia, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, flatulence, stomach and duodenal ulcers, colic, upper abdominal pain, bloating, and indigestion. It may also be used to help with pancreatic fibrosis, pancreatitis, and thrombocytopenia.
This remedy is used to treat symptoms associated with influenza (flu) such as acute feverish inflammations of the fibrous tissues and the serous membranes, pain in the limbs, dull headaches, restlessness, dry and burning skin, acute pains, bronchitis, pneumonia, pericarditis, and peritonitis. This IC was created with the help of aconitum, bryonia, camphora, causticum hahnem., baptisia, eupatorium perfoliatum, ferrum phosphoricum, gelsemium, eucalyptus, and sabadilla.
Influenza Fix brand names include:
Dr. Reckeweg R6 (Influenza Drops)
This cough remedy is used for catarrhal affections of the upper air passages and especially bronchitis and whooping cough at all stages. May also help with rhino-laryngopharyngitis, bronchial asthma, and fits of coughing in phthisis. This IC was created with the help of belladonna, bryonia, coccus cacti, corallium rubr., cuprum aceticum, drosera, ipecacuanha, spongia, sticta, thymus vulgaris, ethanol, aqua pur.
Cough Remedy brand names include:
Dr. Reckeweg R9 (Cough Drops)
Gripp can be used to provide temporary relief of cold and flu symptoms such as runny nose, sore throat, coughs, fatigue, headaches, muscle aches, shivers, body aches, and mild fever. May also be used to treat symptoms related to bronchitis as well as chronic or recurring infections.
Tulsi, also known as holy basil, is a plant that is referred to as the “queen of herbs” in Ayurvedic medicine. It may be used to treat asthma, bronchitis, colds, congestion, coughs, flu, sinusitis, sore throats, memory problems, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, headaches, earaches, skin diseases, anxiety and stress, cramping, gastric disorders, indigestion, intestinal parasites, mouth diseases, ulcers, vomiting, diabetes and blood sugar imbalances, joint pain and rheumatoid arthritis, kidney stones, malaria, and cancer.
Kali Sulphuricum, commonly called Potassium Sulphate, is a homeopathic remedy that may help treat colds and flu with yellow, thick nasal discharge as well as coughs with thick yellow phlegm, sinusitis, sinus infections, asthma, skin eruptions (e.g. pimples associated with common acne), eczema, psoriasis, and dandruff. Kali Sulphuricum is particularly beneficial for the relief of symptoms associated with yellow mucus or discharge.