Ammoniacum (Ammc)

Gum Ammoniac


Generals: A remedy for the aged and feeble, especially in chronic bronchitis. Ill humor. Sensitive to cold. Sensation of burning and scratching in neck and oesophagus.

Head: Catarrhal headache due to closure of frontal sinuses.

Eyes: Dim sight. Stars and fiery points float before eyes. Easily fatigued from reading.

Throat: Throat dry; worse inhaling fresh air. Full feeling, burning and scraping sensation. Immediately after eating, sensation as if something stuck in oesophagus, causing swallowing.

Respiratory: Difficult breathing. Chronic bronchial catarrh. Large accumulation of purulent matter and feeble expectoration; worse cold weather. Mucus tough and hard. Heart beats stronger, extends to pit of stomach. Coarse rattling of chest in old people.


Antidotes: Bryonia albaBry, Arnica montanaArn.

Compare: SenegaSeneg, Antimonium tartaricumTart-em, Balsamum peruvianumBals-p.

Dose: Third trituration.