Given in initial phase
during intense aching and muscle soreness with weakness, constant
chilliness, fever is less acute than aconite and cough is hard
and painful, sneezing paroxysm with excoriating discharge.
Flu with marked gastric symptoms and putrid stool, it is nearest
specific in 30 potency.
Soreness of larynx and URTI, hoarseness, cough with hurts head
and chest bilious derangements, bodyache, coryza with thirst,
drink causing vomiting, and break bone pains.
It will cut short attack especially when there is copious excoriating
discharge, prostration, paroxysmal coryza, periodicity, URTI,
burning dryness, conjuctival involvement. Central Council for
Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) has recommended this remedy.
Flu with severe aching in all bones, sneezing and coughing
< evening with involuntary urination, tickling behind sternum,
A/F damp, restlessness, depression, stupor, delirium, prostration.
Sneezing and lachrymation on going into open air, swollen throat
and pain < empty swallowing, sneezing which shakes whole
body and gooseflesh chills creeping upwards, frontal headache
with dry mouth without thirst, cough < lying down.
Others are Arsenic iodum, Dulcamara, Bryonia, Allium cepa, Sticta
pulmonalae, Ipecac, Veratrum album.