A useful remedy in whooping-cough, especially in the early stage, with dry, ringing, violent, spasmodic cough. Desire for warm drinks. Very thirsty. Loss of appetite. Diarrhoea. Thick urine. Lumbago, weak back, can hardly straighten up.
Relationship.--Compare: Pertussin-Whooping-cough (when symptoms return again after being allayed). Dros; Mephitis; Naphthal; Ammon brom.
Boericke's Materia Medica, 1901, was written by William Boericke. Excerpt: The Tinctures.