Last modified on October 13th, 2018


An excellent compilation of symptoms of homeopathic medicine Drosera from the book Pearls of Homeopathy by M.E. Douglass, published in 1903.

Whooping-cough in violent paroxysms, which follow each other so rapidly he is scarcely able to get his breath.

Cough aggravated: by warmth; drinking singing; laughing weeping; lying down; after midnight.

Clergyman’s sore throat with rough scraping, dry sensation deep in the fauces.

Constriction and crawling in larynx, hoarseness, and yellow or green sputa.

Cough comes in violent paroxysms at intervals of about four hours.

Chill with icy-cold hands, blue nails, cold, pale face, and cold extremities.

Febrile shivers over the whole body, with heat of the face and icy coldness of the hands.

Sweat most profuse on face and abdomen.

Profuse discharge of watery saliva during febrile stage.

About the author

Melford Eugene Douglass

M.E.Douglass, MD, was a Lecturer of Dermatology in the Southern Homeopathic Medical College of Baltimore. He was the author of - Skin Diseases: Their Description, Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment; Repertory of Tongue Symptoms; Characteristics of the Homoeopathic Materia Medica.

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