Euspongia officinalis - roasted common sponge

This remedy is prepared from the common sponge, toasted. The active constituents of sponge are iodine and bromine, which in excessive amounts irritate and inflame the larynx, trachea, thyroid gland, heart and testicles.

Constitutional Indications
Spongia is most effective in people who are light-haired, blue-eyed, lean and rather dried-up looking. It is especially good if tuberculosis or chest complaints run in the family.

Symptoms Alleviated

The symptoms listed below are alleviated by Spongia. Click on a symptom to find other remedies which alleviate that particular symptom:

Difficult, Laboured Breathing
Gasping for Breath
Wheezy or Asthmatic Breathing
Intolerance of Clothing
Dry Cough
Cough Worse at Night
Cough Worse When Head is Down
Cough Alleviated by Eating & Drinking
Eating Improves Symptoms
Moving Around Aggravates Symptoms
Downward Movement Alleviates Symptoms
Upward Movement Aggravates Symptoms
Lying on Right Side Aggravates Symptoms
Rising from Sitting or Lying Position Aggravates Symptoms
Stooping Aggravates Symptoms
Walking Aggravates Symptoms
Burning Pain - Internal
Pressing, Persistent Pain - Internal
Itchy Skin
Sleep Aggravates Symptoms
Symptoms Worse on Waking
Swelling of Affected Part Only
Touching Aggravates Symptoms
Firm Pressure Aggravates Symptoms
Hoarse Voice
Singing Aggravates Symptoms
Talking Aggravates Symptoms
Damp Air Alleviates Symptoms
Full Moon Aggravates Symptoms
Cold Wind Aggravates Symptoms
Tobacco Aggravates Symptoms
Thinking About Ailments Tends to Makes Them Worse

Complementary Remedies

Hepar sulph.

Antidoting Remedies


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Ailments & Diseases Alleviated by Spongia

  Cough in Children
  Croup & Stridor
  Heart Attack - First Aid

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