Homeopathy for Bronchitis

Definition of bronchitis
Bronchitis is inflammation of the lining of the bronchi, bronchial catarrh.

Among the most frequent bronchitis, acute bronchitis and chronic.

Acute bronchitis is a short course, more or less serious, and is produced by the action of cold, infection, inhalation of irritants or general diseases.

Symptoms of acute bronchitis are:
* Fever
* Chest pain, especially when coughing
* Shortness of breath and cough.

Chronic bronchitis long-term course, with more or less pronounced tendency to exacerbations, chronic bronchial irritation due to characteristic of chronic smokers.

The symptoms of chronic bronchitis include:
* Coughing
* Coughing sometimes low sometimes abundant, predominantly morning for more than two months a year.

They are classified as other forms of bronchitis: Bronchitis spasmodic capillary catarrhal croupy, hemorrhagic, productive, and so on.

We have compiled some of the hundreds of homeopathic remedies that are used in the treatment of acute and chronic bronchitis. As always, each remedy has its own pathogenesis and acts on different symptoms. It is essential to look at the modalities of both cough and expectoration. Because of this any symptoms recourse to a homeopath or health professional to treat your individual case.

To learn more about these remedies click on their name.

Homeopathic remedies for acute bronchitis

Possible remedies for acute bronchitis may include:

Aconitum napellus: If the cough is dry, painful, barking at a person without thirst.

Bryonia alba: if the cough is dry, painful, the person has pressed the sides and intense thirst.

Drosera rotundifolia if the cough is in fits, coqueluchoide type, ie similar to whooping cough, aggravated by the heat, the person presses the base of the chest.

Cuprum metallicum: If the cough is spasmodic coqueluchoide with constriction of the chest, relieved by a drink of cold water.

Rumex crispus: If the cough is dry to the slightest inhalation of fresh air.

Ipecacuanha: If the cough is coqueluchoide with nausea and breathing difficulties.

Goldenseal: If sticky sputum, thick, viscous, yellowish.

Senega: if the expectoration is difficult, especially in older people.

Antimonium tart (coarse moist rales throughout the lung).

Calcarea sulphurica: if the expectoration is abundant.

Kali sulph: if the sputum is yellow-green discharge, sinusitis.


In the treatment of chronic bronchitis requires a substantive remedy, there are over a hundred possible homeopathic remedies.

Most homeopathic remedies for bronchitis
Bryonia alba
Catarrh in the chest congestion. Sensation of constriction in the chest with edema. Bronchitis, pneumonia, particularly right, pleuropneumonia, pleurisy, especially rheumatic pains in the chest ...: cough; during chills, during inspiration, worse movement, sneezing and breathing deeply, better lying on painful side and pressure. Pain in the chest, better by pressure of the hand on the sides during coughing, to inspire, to laugh, moving, taking deep breaths, in and behind the sternum, coughing. Burning pain in my right side shear to inspire or move.


Ferrum Phosphoricum
(+++) First stage of all inflammatory acute febrile or not, respiratory tract: rhinitis, laryngitis, tracheitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, pleurisy. Bronchitis in children. Hoarseness: singers or speakers, overuse of voice, pain, dryness, burning and irritation in larynx; greenish mucus coughed up into chunks. "It is the first major remedy for the stitches in the side of the chest (over the right) that are breathtaking, with dyspnea and cough" (Boericke); worse by coughing and deep inspiration. Cough: dry, spasmodic, painful, agonizing touching larynx, worse in open air, lying and night, from tickling in larynx or trachea, with the sound of mucus in the chest.


Eupatorium perfoliatum
(+ +) Hoarseness in the morning on rising, with tenderness and warmth in the trachea and bronchi, coughing worse. Great oppression, with pain on deep breath and chest sounds. Dyspnea, dry cough, sweating and anxious expression (it scares dyspnea) should lie almost seated. Cough in the evening, that shakes, with red face and watery, by taking cold, hoarse, rough, scraping sensation in the bronchi, to seize the chest with hands that produces pain in the chest cough, especially intercostal (which did not improve with pressure, as is the case with Bryonia), from tickling in chest, worse from 2 to 4 hours, lying on his back, best kneeling with his head resting on the pillow or hands. Chronic loose cough at night. Cough preceding or following measles, for intermittent fever suppressed.

Chest pain, especially retrosternal with sternal oppression, as if you pressed the heart or the deceased had little space; worse if deep breath or twisting the body to either side. You can not lie on the left side. Pain deep in the left chest and right shoulder.


Phosphorus
(+++) The respiratory system is another major action points of Phosphorus. Laryngeal constriction. Laryngeal irritation, worse by cold air and speaking. Laryngeal pain worse from pressure, touching or talking. Tickling in larynx outdoors. Feeling of something velvety, fluffy, like cotton, in the larynx. Acute or chronic laryngitis. Acute and chronic bronchitis. Pulmonary congestion. Lung abscess. It is one of the leading drugs in pneumonia (mostly right) and pulmonary tuberculosis. Heat in the chest, which rises. Yellow spots on the chest.


Drosera
(+++) Severe bronchitis. Efforts to cough, a cough, ending in gagging and vomiting. Coughing: alternately hard and soft, mucosal, yellowish, grayish, greenish, purulent, salty or bitter, the swallows, hemoptysis, bright red blood with clots or blackish. Pulmonary tuberculosis.


Dulcamara
Tickling (+++) laryngeal cough. Tracheitis with little cough and thick green sputum. Influenza. Bronchitis in children, in cold air and moist, fetid night sweats. Asthma worse in wet weather and cold, dyspnea, cough and noise, and copious expectoration. Cough and cold wet weather or getting wet or weather changes; must cough to expectorate a lot, especially in children and the elderly. Cough dry, rough, hoarse, or loose, with copious mucous expectoration. Cough, barking or panting as whooping cough, worse with each breath deeply.


Prunus virginiana
(+ +) Chronic bronchitis with persistent cough acquired in winter, and worse at night when lying down, especially in elderly patients with heart or hiposistolia (see 4). Asthma or spasmodic cough, with wheezing in trachea and bronchi. Post flu cough.


Antimonium iodatum
(+ +) Its main activity are the respiratory organs. Asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis, subacute and chronic, for colds that have fallen from the head, with the characteristic of frequent attacks of coughing up frothy white or yellow thick mucus.


Asclepias tuberosa
(+++) Acute and chronic bronchitis, capillary bronchitis in children. Cough dry, hard, tearing, causing pain in the head and abdomen, worse at night and in the morning, caused by irritation of the larynx or bronchi, with little expectoration, and dyspnea, with constriction of the throat. Painful breathing, especially in the left lung base. Asthma, worse after eating, smoking a bit worse, in paroxysms.


Antimonium tart
(+) Capillary bronchitis (giving a dose 1000th., Generally, is saving) and bronchopneumonia in infants: the child can not suck and every attempt ends with screams, better sitting upright. In all acute respiratory diseases, if there are characteristics above: bronchitis, pneumonia, bronchopneumonia, pleuropneumonia, flu or other origin, pulmonary edema, pulmonary atelectasis, pulmonary hepatization postneumonía (if Sulph. Does not act, is one of the best remedies). Right-sided pneumonia, and jaundice (Allen). Emphysema.

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