Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Ipecacuanha in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Dryness of the throat (one quarter of an hour after 2 grains),
Spasmodic contractive sensation in the throat and chest,
Dull stitches transversely through the throat into the inner ear,
Fauces and Pharynx.
Dry, burning sensation in the fauces, amounting almost to suffocation,
Fine sticking in the pharynx (after half an hour and one hour),
Pain in the pharynx as if it were much too dry, raw, and sore, which is always relieved, for only a short time by swallowing saliva or the usual drink (after one hour),
Swallowing difficult, as from paralysis of the tongue and pharynx (after eight hours),
Pain on swallowing, as if there were a swelling in the pharynx (after one hour),
Rattling noises in the air-passages during respiration,
Dryness, burning, and scraping in the larynx (after 8 grains),
Cough and Expectoration.
Cough caused by a constrictive tickling sensation extending from the upper portion of the larynx to the lowest extremity of the bronchi (after four, six, and seven hours),
Cough causing inclination to vomit without nausea (after one hour),
Cough incessant after walking in the cold air and after lying down in the morning and evening, caused by deep inspiration; accompanied by pain in the abdomen as if the umbilicus would be torn out, heat in the face (head) and sweat on the forehead,
Violent and convulsive cough,
Extremely violent convulsive cough between 6 and 7 P.M.,
Suffocating cough, whereby the child becomes quite stiff and blue in the face (after ten hours),
Suffocative racking, very exhausting cough, lasting an hour, towards evening,
Suffocative, extremely exhausting cough, lasting half an hour, with coldness of the extremities, about 7 P.M.,
Dry cough caused by tickling in the upper part of the larynx (after two, three, and five hours),
Cough with expectoration of thick disagreeable, metallic-tasting mucus,
Cough, with expectoration of blood,
Throbbing pain in the head and pit of the stomach, after coughing,≡ more ...