Homeopathic remedies for whooping-cough are chosen based upon the family of symptoms displayed by each patient.

  1. Homeopathic remedies for whooping-cough are chosen based upon the family of symptoms displayed by each patient.
  2. Drosera: dry and tickly feeling in throat; violent coughing that induces vomiting; symptoms worse after midnight.
  3. Kali carbonicum: dry, hard, hacking cough at 3 A.M.; puffy eyelids; exhaustion; chilly feeling.
  4. Coccus: coughing worse when warm; drinking cold water brings relief; vomiting stringy, transparent mucus.
  5. Cuprum: coughing spasms cause breathlessness and exhaustion; blue lips; toe and finger cramping; drinking cold water brings relief.
  6. Kali bichromicum: coughing up yellow, stringy mucus.
  7. Belladonna: stomach pain before coughing; coughing worse at night; retching with coughing attacks; red face; puffy eyelids.
  8. Ipecac: sick feeling most of the time; paleness, rigidity, breathlessness, and then relaxation precede vomiting.