Spongia tosta MT – A remedy specially 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 fibre; swollen glands. Exhaustion and heaviness of the body after slight exertion, with orgasm of blood to chest, face. Anxiety and difficult breathing. It is also useful for skin diseases. It is often beneficial in goiter, when the thyroid gland is much enlarged and there are spells of suffocation, which are worse after midnight.
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