Choudhuri, N.M. A study on Materia Medica.
Sambucus ┬átincture is prepared from the fresh leaves and
flowers. Sambucus for various types of respiratory complaints
such as influenza, laryngismus, croup,┬áwhooping cough and
asthma. The grand KEY note edema and dropsical swelling
in various parts of the body, particularly in leg, step and feet.
with anxious breathing, wheezing and crowing. Suffocative
attacks that appear mostly at night time, with restlessness,
fearful and tremorous accounted for the edema of the
respiratory channel. The child wakes up, sits up in bed,
with suffocation, turns blue, and gasps for breath.
Sambucus copes with asthma symptoms, specially night
attacks aggr. lying with the head low.
Also in spasm of the glottis,
For children with suffocating cough, waking them up in the
middle of the night, accompanied by rough sibilant, wheezing
and great dypspnea. Hoarseness with much tenacious mucus
in larynx, fever from catarrh of the respiratory organs.
obstruction of nose in children at night.
principally in children choking when lying down, wheezing
and rapid respiration, nocturnal paroxysm and suffocation
with spasmodic constriction, great anguish rattling of
mucus in the chest and paroxysms of suffocating cough.
Profuse, debilitating night sweat.
Aggravation during rest or after eating fruits.
better after movement or sitting up in bed.
Dryness of the throat and mouth, without thirst.
Beatriz H Hill.