Spongia Tosta

Roasted Sponge, Spongia

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HPUS indication of Spongia Tosta: Wheezing
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Spongia Tosta may help, unprocessed Spongia Tosta may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Spongia Tosta in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL - Spongia Tosta

General

A remedy especially marked in the symptoms of the respiratory organs, cough, croup, etc. Heart affections and often indicated for the tubercular diathesis. Children with fair complexion, lax fiber; swollen glands. Exhaustion and heaviness of the body after slight exertion, with orgasm of blood to chest, face. anxiety and difficult breathing.

Dose

Second trituration, or tincture to third potency.

  MODALITIES ETC - Spongia Tosta

Worse

WORSE, ascending, wind, before midnight.

Better

BETTER, descending, lying with head low.

  RELATIONSHIPS - Spongia Tosta

Compare

Compare: Aconite Acon.; Hep Sulph Calc Hep.; Bromium Brom.; Lachesis Lach.; Merc Viv Merc. PROT.; Iodium Iod ( Goitre.)

  MIND - Spongia Tosta

Mind

Anxiety and fear

Every excitement increases the cough.

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); during the heat

Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; during sleep; starting from sleep

  HEAD - Spongia Tosta

Headache

Rush of blood; bursting headache; worse, forehead.

Pain, headache; walking; on walking up steps or hill

  EYES - Spongia Tosta

Eyes

Watering; gummy or mucus discharge.

  FACE - Spongia Tosta

Face

Heat; after movement

Perspiration

cold

  NOSE - Spongia Tosta

Nose

Dryness; chronic, dry, nasal catarrh.

inside

Discharge

Fluent coryza, alternating with stoppage

  MOUTH - Spongia Tosta

Tongue

Tongue dry and brown; full of vesicles.

  THROAT - Spongia Tosta

Throat

Thyroid gland swollen

Stitches and dryness

Burning and stinging

Sore throat; worse after eating sweet things

Tickling causes cough

Clears throat constantly.

Choking, constricting

larynx; sleep; during sleep

Croup

night; after midnight

night; before midnight

Dryness; larynx

Sensation of something in throat; plug; larynx

Irritation; larynx

Pain; sweet things

larynx; when singing

larynx; on swallowing

larynx; while talking

larynx; on touch

burning; during cough

burning; trachea (wind pipe); with cough

rawness; when coughing

sore; after sweets

sore; larynx

on swallowing

touch

Roughness; larynx

Sensitive; larynx; to touch

Swelling

Tickling in the air passages; larynx

Voice; crowing (see rough under respiration)

hoarseness

hollow

Wasting; larynx

External throat; goitre

  CHEST - Spongia Tosta

Chest

Heart; Rapid and violent palpitation, with dyspnoea; cannot lie down; also feels best resting in horizontal position

Angina pectoris; faintness, and anxious sweat

Ebullition of blood, veins distended

Surging of heart into chest, as if it would force out upward

Hypertrophy of heart, especially right, with asthmatic symptoms.

Congestion

Heart

angina pectoris

hypertrophy of heart

palpitations

night; midnight, wakes up

before period

Inflammation; bronchial tubes (bronchitis)

Lungs; tuberculosis

Murmurs

Oppressed feeling; while lying down; with head low

heart; lying with head low

Bubbling sensation in blood (see heat flushes); from slightest exertion

Pain

during a cough

heart; when lying down

could lie only on right side

with head low

burning; during coughing

burning; with dry cough

sore, bruised; from coughing

stitching, sudden, sharp; heart

Weakness; after exertion

Respiration

Great dryness of all air-passages

Hoarseness; larynx dry, burns, constricted

Cough, Dry, barking, croupy; larynx sensitive to touch

Croup; worse, during inspiration and before midnight

Respiration short, panting, Difficult; feeling of a plug in larynx

cough abates after eating or drinking, especially warm drinks

The dry, chronic sympathetic cough or organic heart disease is relieved by Spongia Tosta ( Naja Tripudia Naja.) Irrepressible cough from a spot deep in chest, as if raw and sore

Chest weak; can scarcely talk

Laryngeal phthisis

Goitre, with suffocative spells

Bronchial catarrh, with wheezing, asthmatic cough, worse cold air, with profuse expectoration and suffocation; worse, lying with head low and in hot room

Oppression and heat of chest, with sudden weakness.

Asthma attack

bending head backwards

from catching cold

spasmodic

Difficult (dyspnea)

after exertion; physical exertion

during period

on movement

after sleep

from talking; after talking

Loud

Rough; crowing (see croup)

sawing

  COUGH - Spongia Tosta

Cough

Day and night

Barking

Constant

Croupy

Drinking

Dry cough

daytime

night

after drinking

from eating

Eating

From emotions; excitement

Hollow

Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages; in larynx

Rasping

Intermittent

Tickling; larynx

  EXPECTORATION - Spongia Tosta

Expectoration

Membranous

  SKIN - Spongia Tosta

Skin

Swelling and induration of glands; also exophthalmic; cervical glands swollen with tensive pain on turning head, painful on pressure; goitre

Itching; measles.

Itching

unchanged by scratching

stinging

Sticking

  ABDOMEN - Spongia Tosta

Abdomen

Stomach; Excessive thirst, Great hunger

Cannot bear tight clothing around trunk

Hiccough.

Inflammation; pancreas

  GENITALS ETC - Spongia Tosta

Urine

Frothy

Male

Male; Swelling of spermatic cord and testicles, with pain and tenderness

inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); testes

inflammation; testes

pain; testes

squeezing

pain; pinching; testes

pain; sore; testes

swelling; testes

tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps); testes

Genitals

orchitis

Epididymitis

Heat in parts.

Male; inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); sperm tube

inflammation; spermatic cords

inflammation; sperm tube

swelling; spermatic cords

tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps); spermatic cord

Menses

Female; Before menses, pain in sacrum, hunger, Palpitation

during menses, wakes with suffocative spells ( Cuprum Metallicum Cupr.; Iodium Iod.; Lachesis Lach.) Amenorrhoea, with asthma ( Pulsatilla Puls.)

  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Spongia Tosta

Extremities, limbs

Coldness; lower limbs; thigh

Pain; joints; gouty

sore, bruised

Rush of blood to.; legs

Skin; itching; lower limbs

  FEVER AND CHILL - Spongia Tosta

Fever and chill

Attacks of heat with anxiety; heat and redness of face and perspiration.

  GENERALITIES - Spongia Tosta

Sleep and dreams

Awakes in a fright, and feels as if suffocating

Generally worse after sleep, or sleeps into an worse ( Lachesis Lach.)

Dreams; anxious

Generalities

Walking up stairs or hill

Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow

Physical exertion

Faintness, fainting; on moving

Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); glands

Movement; after

Pain; burning externally; internally

gnawing, biting; externally

pinching; externally

pressing; internally

sore, bruised; externally

sudden, sharp; outward

Sensitive; intolerance of clothing

After sleep

Swelling; of affected parts

glands

Tobacco

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from slight exertion

from movement

From wind; cold wind