Claims based on traditional homeopathic practice, not accepted medical evidence. Not FDA evaluated.
Osmium Metallicum is a homeopathic remedy for dry cough, spasmodic cough, acute laryngitis; cough and expectoration of tough, stringy mucus. Convulsive cough; feels as though membrane were torn from larynx. Noisy, dry, hard, cough, in violent short bursts, coming from low down, shaking the whole body. Talking causes pain in larynx. Hoarse; pain in larynx; sore sternum. Twitching of fingers, with spasmodic cough. Sore throat. Modalities:: WORSE from coughing; talking; touch; riding in evening. Cough worse until midnight. Open air aggravates cough and coryza. BETTER open air which helps the smarting in eyes. SOURCE: Robin Murphy Lotus Materia Medica