Homeopathic medicine for cough

The good news is homoeopathy can help bring rapid relief doing so safely and gently. Homoeopathic medicines work at the root level and can modify these genetic tendencies, thereby significantly reducing the chances of recurrence and relapse. It is very economical and has no side effect and one of the best alternatives for the treatment of cough. If you find yourself with cough here are some homoeopathic remedies to consider.

Homeopathic Medicine for Cough

Best homoeopathic medicine for cough :


Justicia Adhatoda :

  • It is the best remedy for all type of cough
  • The audible rattling of mucus in the chest
  • Difficult expectoration
  • Cough loosen only by repeated hawking
  • Expectoration of tough, yellow mucus
  • Dry spasmodic cough
  • Sence of constriction
  • Dyspnea associated with cough
  • Whooping cough
  • Cough with threatened suffocative feeling  

Antimonium Tartaricum :

  • Excellent mucus rattling but very little is expectorated
  • Velvety feeling in the chest
  • Burning sensation in the chest which ascend to the throat 
  • Rapid, short, difficult breathing as if suffocated
  • Cough excited by eating, with chest pain and larynx
  • Cough better by lying on the right side
  • Coughing and gaping consecutively 
  • Cough after angering in children
  • Cough expectoration type is globular lumpy
  • Cough worse in the evening, from lying down at night
  • Cough better from sitting erect

Drosera Rotundifolia :

  • Spasmodic, dry irritating cough like whooping cough
  • The paroxysms follow each other very rapidly
  • Cough very deep and hoarse worse after midnight 
  • Cough yellow expectoration  
  • Cough with bleeding from nose and mouth
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • A rough sensation of scraping deep in the fauces and soft palate
  • The sensation of crumbs in the throat, of a feather in the larynx 
  • Harassing and titillating cough in children, not in day out but commence as soon as the head touches the pillow at night
  • Clergyman's sore throat  
  • Hoarseness of voice, deep, toneless, cracked, requires exertion to speak 

Ambra Grisea :

  • Nervous, spasmodic cough
  • Cough with hoarseness and eructation, on waking in the morning, worse in the presence of people
  • Tickling in the throat, larynx and trachea
  • Hollow, barking cough coming deep from chest
  • Choking when hawking up phlegm

Rumex Crispus :

  • Tickling in the throat pit causes cough
  • Copious mucous discharge from the trachea
  • Dry, teasing cough preventing sleep
  • Cough aggravated by pressure such as talking and especially by inspiring cool air at night
  • Thin, watery, frothy expectoration by the mouthful later stringy and tough

Spongia Tosta :

  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Cough dry, barking, croupy
  • Whooping cough worse, during inspiration and before midnight
  • Respiration short, difficult sensation of a plugin the larynx
  • Cough abates after eating or drinking
  • Dry, chronic sympathetic cough
Squilla Maritima :

  • Common name sea onion 
  • Child rubes face with fist during cough
  • Cough of measles
  • Sneezing with coughing
  • Short, dry cough must take a deep breath
  • Violent, furious, exhausting cough with much mucus
  • Salty and slimy expectoration during cough
  • Cough with involuntary spurting of urine and sneezing
  • Cough provoked by taking a deep breath or cold drink, from exertion and change from warm to cold air

 Belladonna :

  • Tickling, dry, short cough, worse at night
  • Cough with pain in the left hip
  • Barking, whooping cough with pain in the stomach before the attack
  • Stitches in the chest when coughing
  • Larynx very painful, feel as if a foreign body was in it with cough

Bromium : 

  • Whooping cough, dry cough
  • Hoarseness and burning pain behind the sternum
  • Spasmodic cough with a rattling of mucus

Bryonia Alba :

  • Dry, hacking cough from irritation in upper trachea
  • Cough dry at night, must shit up
  • Cough worse after eating or drinking
  • Cough with a sensation as if the chest would fly to pieces
  • Pressure hand upon the sternum must support the chest
  • Expectoration of a brick shade, tough and fall like lumps of jelly
  • Coming into a warm room excites cough

Baryta Carbonica : 

  • Dry, suffocative cough, especially in old people
  • Cough full of mucus but lacking the strength to expectorate
  • Cough worse every change of weather

Calcarea Carbonica : 

  • Tickling cough troublesome at night
  • Dry and free expectoration in the morning
  • Cough when a piano or by eating
  • Expectoration only during the dry, thick, yellow, sour mucus
  • Scrofulous constitutions
  • Best medicine for children who grow fat are large bellied, with a large head, pale skin, chalky look
  • Children crave egg and indigestible things

Dulcamara : 

  • Cough worse cold, wet weather with free expectoration 
  • Whooping cough with excessive secretion of mucus
  • Winter cough, dry teasing cough
  • Loose, a rattling cough worse in wet weather
  • Cough after physical exertion 

Ignatia Amara :

  • Dry, spasmodic cough, in quick successive shocks
  • Reflex cough
  • Coughing increases the desire to cough 
  • Hollow, spasmodic cough worse in the evening with little expectoration

Ipecacuanha : 

  • Cough incessant and violent with every breath
  • A chest appears to be full of phlegm but does not cough
  • Suffocative cough
  • Whooping cough with epistaxis and beeling from mouth 

Kalium Bichromicum : 

  • Hoarseness of voice and worse in evening
  • Metallic, hacking cough
  • Profuse yellow expectoration very glutinous and sticky, coming out as a long, straight, and very tenacious mass
  • Cough has a brassy sound
  • Cough with sternal pain, worsening in the shoulders when undressing
  • Pain at the bifurcation of the trachea on coughing

Aconite : 

  • Child grasps the throat every time he cough
  • Child very sensitive to air
  • Shortness of breath 
  • Hoarse. croupy cough
  • Cough worse at right and after midnight
  • Blood comes up with hawking 
  • Tingling in the chest after cough

Agaricus Muscarius : 

  • Violent attacks of cough that can be suppressed by an effort of will, worse eating, pain in the head while cough lasts
  • Spasmodic cough at night after falling asleep
  • Cough with expectoration of little balls of mucus
  • Cough ends in a sneeze

Arsenicum Album : 

  • Cough worse after midnight, worse lying on the back
  • Expectoration scanty, frothy, darting pain through the upper third of the right lung
  • Cough dry as if from sulpher fumes after drinking

Phosphorus : 

  • Cough from tickling in throat, worse cold air reading, laughing, talking, ongoing from a warm room into the cold air
  • Sweetish taste while coughing
  • Hard, dry, tight, racking cough
  • The whole body trembles with cough
  • Pain in throat on coughing
  • Nervous cough provoked by strong odours
  • The entrance of the stranger, worse in the presence of strangers, worse lying on the left side in a cold room

Pulsatilla Pratensis : 

  • Dry cough in the evening and at night and must sit up in bed to get relief
  • Loose cough with abundant mucoid expectoration in the morning
  • Urine emitted with cough
  • Expectoration bland, thick, bitter and greenish

Sanguinaria Canadensis : 

  • Cough of gastric origin relived by an eruption
  • Cough with burning pain in the chest
  • Sputum tough, rust coloured, offensive almost impossible to raise
  • Spasmodic cough after influenza and after whooping cough 
  • Cough returns with every fresh cold
  • Tickling behind the sternum produces a constant hacking cough and worse at night on lying down
  • Must sit up in bed

Stannum Metallicum : 

  • Mucus expelled by a forcible cough
  • Violent, dry cough in the evening lasting till midnight
  • Cough excited to laugh, to sing, to speak, to lie worse on the right side
  • During the day with copious green, sweetish expectoration