PERTUSSINUM: Materia Medica

Coqueluchin (PERTUSSIN) – Taken from the glairy and stringy mucus containing the virus of whooping-cough.

Introduced by John H. Clarke for the treatment of whooping-cough and other spasmodic coughs.

Relationship.–Compare: Drosera; Corallium; Cuprum; Naphthal; Mephitis; Passiflor; Coccus Cacti; Magnes phos.

Dose.–The thirtieth potency.

Written by William Boericke (1849 - 1929) and published first in his book "Materia Medica" (1901)

William Boericke was an Austrian-born American physician who became a influential exponent of homeopathy. He is also known as an academic writer, publisher, medical school professor and owner of several pharmacies.

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