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Sticta Pulmonaria.

Botanical name:

Syn.—Sticta; Lungwort.
P. E.—Lichen.
N. O.—Lichenes parmelaceae.
N. H.—United States.

Properties: Sedative, demulcent.

Indications: Pain in shoulders extending to back of neck and occiput. Sharp pain beneath the scapulae or in shoulders. Cough short and hacking.

Use: The influence of this remedy is on irritations of the chest, especially when complicated with irritation of the nerve centers. We think of it in chronic coughs of a short, hacking nature, rheumatism where indicated. Hay fever and influenza in which there is an irritating hot watery mucous discharge which may become thick and even purulent. In catarrhal troubles in which there is headache, tearing pain through side of face, with pressure at root of nose, coryza, sneezing, conjunctivitis and a dull pain and soreness in the chest.


The Materia Medica and Clinical Therapeutics, 1905, was written by Fred J. Petersen, M.D.



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