Indicated for Wheezing, Cough, Hoarseness. Spongia tosta is a homeopathic remedy commonly used for croup-like cough - the cough sounds like a saw driven through a board. The patient is worse on awakening out of sleep - a violent loud cough, great alarm, agitation, and apprehension.The cough is worse from talking, reading, singing, swallowing, and lying with head low. This remedy is made from roasted sponge from the sea. Active ingredient: Spongia tosta [HPUS]. Inactive ingredients: Sucrose/lactose pellets.