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Arsenicum Album - Generalities symptoms

Arsenious Acid, Arsenic, Arsenicum, Ars. Alb, Ars Alb

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HPUS indication: Vomiting

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.

Below are the strongest indications of Arsenicum Album in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

Materia Medica Sources
H.C. Allen - no Arsenicum Album
T.F. AllenBoenninghausenBoerickeBogerClarkeHahnemannHeringKent Lectures  
Kent New remedies - no Arsenicum Album
Reversed & reworded Kent repertory  
Morrel - no Arsenicum Album
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Morning; 11 a.m.

Late morning



Afternoon; 3 p.m.


Evening; lying down after

Evening; twilight


Night; before midnight

Night; after midnight

Night; 1 a.m.

Night; 2 a.m.

Night; until noon


Abscesses; burning

Desire for open air


Open air

From sea air

Affects of alcohol

Affects of alcohol; brandy


Anaemia; as from iron deficiency - greenish yellow skin

General physical anxiety

Walking up stairs or hill


Bathing; the affected part

Bathing; sea

Change of position

Change of temperature

Change of weather

Blackness of external parts

Blood vessels; congestion of blood; internally

Blood vessels; blue discoloration (from lack of oxygen in blood)

Blood vessels; blue discoloration (from lack of oxygen in blood); in infants

Blood vessels; leukaemia

Blood vessels; septicaemia (blood poisoning - chills, fever, must lie down, inflammed lungs, liver, kidneys and other organs)

Blood vessels; thrombosis ( clot in blood stream)

Blood vessels; veins and arteries swollen from inner pressure

Blood vessels; varicose veins

Blood vessels; varicose veins; burning

Blood vessels; varicose veins; burning; night

Blood vessels; varicose veins; inflamed

Bones; decay of bone

Bones; necrosis in bones (death of cells)


Collapse; after diarrhoea

Collapse; sudden

Collapse; during vomiting

Collapse; after vomiting

Constriction; externally

Constriction; internally

Constriction; of orifices

Constriction; sensation of a band


Convulsions; evening; 8 p.m.

Convulsions; night

Convulsions; during chill

Convulsions; rapid muscle spasm

Convulsions; from cold air

Convulsions; with consciousness

Convulsions; without consciousness

Convulsions; convulsive movements

Convulsions; draft

Convulsions; after drinking

Convulsions; epileptic

Convulsions; epileptic; coldness running down spine

Convulsions; epileptic; pulling in limbs

Convulsions; epileptic; shocks

Convulsions; epileptic; warm air streaming up spine

Convulsions; with falling

Convulsions; hysterical

Convulsions; internal

Convulsions; in women; from childbirth

Convulsions; movement

Convulsions; periodic

Convulsions; with outbreak suppurating (producing pus)

Convulsions; with tetanus rigidity

Convulsions; from stress


Dry weather


Physical exertion

Eating and food; after breakfast

Eating and food; before eating

Eating and food; while eating

Eating and food; after eating

Eating and food; eating quickly

Eating and food; eating to satiety

Eating and food; symptoms while fasting

Eating and food; beans and peas

Eating and food; beer

Eating and food; butter

Eating and food; cabbage

Eating and food; cheese, old

Eating and food; coffee

Eating and food; cold drinks

Eating and food; cold food

Eating and food; fat

Eating and food; rotten fish

Eating and food; foods which cause flatulence

Eating and food; frozen food

Eating and food; fruit

Eating and food; bad meat

Eating and food; odour of cooking meat

Eating and food; milk

Eating and food; pastry

Eating and food; pepper

Eating and food; pork

Eating and food; raw

Eating and food; salad

Eating and food; salt

Eating and food; sauerkraut

Eating and food; rotten sausages

Eating and food; smell of all food

Eating and food; sour

Eating and food; veal

Eating and food; vegetables (green)

Eating and food; vinegar

Eating and food; warm drinks

Emaciated (extremely thin)

Emaciated (extremely thin); parts affected with disease

Emaciated (extremely thin); children (marasmus)

Emaciated (extremely thin); with insanity

Faintness, fainting

Faintness, fainting; morning

Faintness, fainting; during chill

Faintness, fainting; during cough

Faintness, fainting; in a crowded street

Faintness, fainting; before diarrhoea

Faintness, fainting; after diarrhoea

Faintness, fainting; when discouraged

Faintness, fainting; drowsy

Faintness, fainting; on physical exertion

Faintness, fainting; frequent

Faintness, fainting; hysterical (see hysteria)

Faintness, fainting; on moving

Faintness, fainting; while perspiring

Faintness, fainting; from speaking

Faintness, fainting; before stool

Faintness, fainting; after stool

Faintness, fainting; after vomiting

Faintness, fainting; while walking

Flabby feeling

Fluid build up; external

Fluid build up; internal

Fluid build up; excess of blood, or other fluids

Formication (like insects crawling around); external parts

Formication (like insects crawling around); internally

Full feeling; externally

Full feeling; internally

Glands; withered glands

Glanders (boils spread by flies, occuring mainly in middle east or africa)


Haemorrhage; blood does not clot

Sensation of a hair

Heaviness; externally

Heaviness; internally

Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation)

Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); glands

Inflammation; externally

Inflammation; internally

Inflammation; internally; gangrenous

Inflammation; blood vessels

Inflammation; bones

Inflammation; bones; around the bone

Inflammation; glands

Inflammation; nerves

Inflammation; thin, watery membranes

Insensitive to pain (see irritability); inner parts

Lack of irritability

Jar, stepping

Jerking; internally

Jerking; as in convulsions

Jerking; muscles

Jerking; during sleep

Jerking; on going to sleep

Knotted sensation internally (see ball, sensation of)

Lethargic, tired

Lethargic, tired; evening

Lying down; inclination to lie down

Lying down; lying down

Lying down; after lying down

Lying down; lying on abdomen

Lying down; lying on back

Lying down; lying in bed

Lying down; lying on side; on painful side

Lying down; lying on side

Lying down; lying on side; on painless side


Movement; after

Movement; movement of affected part

Movement; of affected part

Aversion to movement

Mucous secretions increased


Numbness; externally

Numbness; internally

Numbness; internally; parts lain on

Numbness; internally; in single parts

Numbness; internally; of suffering parts

Pain; appear gradually; and disappear gradually

Pain; bones

Pain; glands

Pain; paralysed parts

Pain; gnawing, biting

Pain; boring

Pain; burning externally

Pain; burning externally; internally

Pain; burning externally; blood vessels

Pain; burning externally; bones

Pain; burning externally; glands

Pain; constricting; internally

Pain; cutting; internally

Pain; digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation)

Pain; gnawing, biting; internally

Pain; jerking; externally

Pain; jerking; internally

Pain; paralytic

Pain; pinching

Pain; pinching; internally

Pain; pressing; externally

Pain; pressing; internally

Pain; pressing; as from load

Pain; pressing; together

Pain; pressing; bones

Pain; pressing; glands

Pain; sore, bruised; externally

Pain; sore, bruised; internally

Pain; sore, bruised; glands

Pain; sudden, sharp; externally

Pain; sudden, sharp; internally

Pain; sudden, sharp; internally; burning

Pain; sudden, sharp; upward

Pain; sudden, sharp; bones

Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles

Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles; burning in muscles; like hot needles

Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles; tearing in muscles

Pain; tearing; externally

Pain; tearing; internally

Pain; tearing; as if tearing apart

Pain; tearing; downward

Pain; tearing; upward

Pain; tearing; bones

Pain; tearing; muscles

Pain; twisting

Pain; ulcerative; externally

Pain; ulcerative; internally

Pain; wandering

Paralysis; extends upwards

Paralysis; internally

Paralysis; one-sided; left

Paralysis; one-sided; with coldness of the paralysed part

Paralysis; of organs

Paralysis; painless

Paralysis; after diphtheria

In women; symptoms during period

In women; symptoms when breast feeding children

In aged people

Periodic, recurring

Periodic, recurring; annually

Periodic, recurring; fourteenth day

Perspiration gives no relief


Perspiration; after perspiration

Symptoms after perspiration

Symptoms from suppression of perspiration



Pulsation; internally

Pulse; abnormal

Pulse; bounding

Pulse; contracted

Pulse; feverish

Pulse; fluttering

Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid

Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; morning

Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; and intermittent

Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; and small

Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; strong and small

Pulse; full

Pulse; hard

Pulse; imperceptible

Pulse; imperceptible; almost

Pulse; intermittent

Pulse; irregular

Pulse; heavy; and slow

Pulse; irritable

Pulse; slow

Pulse; slow; evening

Pulse; small

Pulse; soft

Pulse; spasmodic

Pulse; tense

Pulse; thready

Pulse; trembling

Pulse; undulating

Pulse; weak

Pulse; wiry

Lack of reaction

From partying

Relaxation of muscles


While travelling


Room full of people (see fear of a crowd)



Sensitive; bed feels hard

Sensitive; externally

Sensitive; internally

Sensitive; to pain

Sensitive; excessive physical irritability


Electric-like shocks

Electric-like shocks; before epilepsy

Electric-like shocks; during sleep

Electric-like shocks; on going to sleep


Symptoms from masturbation

Symptoms after sexual intercourse; symptoms after sexual excesses

Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side

Symptoms not symmetrical; crosswise, left upper and right lower

Symptoms not symmetrical; right

While sitting


On first sitting down

Must sit up in bed with knees pulled up, resting head and arms upon knees

Before sleep

At beginning of sleep

During sleep

After sleep

When asleep long



Stretching; morning

Stretching; before chill

Stretching; during chill

Stretching; during shuddering

Swelling; in general

Swelling; of affected parts

Swelling; inflammatory

Swelling; puffy

Swelling; glands

Swelling; glands; bluish

Swelling; glands; cold

Swelling; glands; hard

Swelling; glands; inflammatory

Swelling; glands; painless

Swelling; swollen sensation

Tension; externally

Tension; internally

Tension; muscles

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; blood vessels

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; bones

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; inner parts

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat; alternating with chills

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat; with chilliness

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat; upwards

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat; like warm water; poured over

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; sensation of heat

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; sensation of heat; in blood vessels

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold in general

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold air

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); from becoming cold

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); after becoming cold

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold, dry weather

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); entering a cold place

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); tendency to catch cold

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold, wet weather

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warm bed

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warm heater


Tobacco; chewing


Touch; slight touch

Illusions of touch

Trembling; externally

Trembling; morning

Trembling; late morning

Trembling; from anxiety

Trembling; during fever

Trembling; after stool


Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea)

Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea); right side

Twitching; during sleep

Twitching; on going to sleep

Twitching; of tendons

Ulcers, at glands (see skin)


After undressing

After vaccination

Vaults, cellars, etc.


On waking


Walking; beginning of walk

Walking; in the wind

Warm bed

Warm heater

From getting wet

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); morning

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); evening

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from ascending stairs

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); before chill

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); during chill

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after convulsions

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after convulsions; hysterical

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from exposure to dampness

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); as of approaching death

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from diarrhoea

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after dinner

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after eating

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from slight exertion

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); during fever

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); lying

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); during period

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); mental exertion

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from movement

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); nervous weakness

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from pain

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); paralytic

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); paralytic; sliding down in bed

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from perspiration

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from perspiration; night

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); rapid

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); on rising

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); sitting

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after stool

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); sudden

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); sudden; after the out-break on skin comes out

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from listening to people

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); trembling

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); trembling; after stool

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after stress

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); walking

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); wine

Weariness (see weakness)

Weariness (see weakness); morning

Weariness (see weakness); after eating

Wet weather

From wind

From wind; cold wind

Windy and stormy weather


Sour wine

In winter

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