Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Kreosotum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Hoarse, with pain in larynx
Cough; worse evening, with efforts to vomit, with pain in chest
Raw burning in chest; pains and oppression
Cough after influenza ( Eriodyction.) Winter coughs of old people, With heavy pressure on sternum
Gangrene of lungs
After every cough, Copious, purulent expectoration
Hemoptysis; periodic attacks
Sternum feels pressed in.≡ more ...