Myrtus communis [Myrt-c.]
The leaves contain Myrtol, and
active antiseptic. Chest pains, as found often in consumptives, call for this
remedy. Incipient phthisis. Nerve sedative and stimulant to mucous membranes,
bronchitis, cystitis and pyelitis.
Stitching pain IN LEFT BREAST,
RUNNING THROUGH TO SHOULDER-BLADE. (ILLIC.; THERID.; PIX.) Dry, hollow cough,
with tickling in chest. Worse in the morning. Sensation of burning in left
Compare: MYRTUS CHEKAN (Chronic
bronchitis with dense, yellowish sputum, difficult to detach. Copious
expectoration keeps patient distressed and coughing).