Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Aconite in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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In the abdomen there are shooting pains, burning, stinging pains, after exposure to cold, becoming chilled.
Aconite is a useful medicine in inflammation of the liver, when it comes suddenly. It is not very useful in repeated attacks, but in the first attack.
Burning pains, tearing pains, with anxiety, with restlessness, with fever, coming on from taking cold - not from overeating, but from taking cold, which has settled in the stomach; from exposure to an ice bath, or in a very hot summer from intense heat, associated with an irritable brain in vigorous children.
Vomiting and retching, tearing, as it were, the very inside out by the awful retching. The vomiting of blood, bright red blood.
Aconitum Napellus is descriptive of the general stomach trouble. During this febrile state he craves bitter things, wine and beer, and brandy, but they will come up as soon as they reach the stomach.
He craves pungent things, nothing tastes bitter enough.
"If he could only get something bitter." And yet his food tastes bitter, everything he eats tastes bitter, everything except water.
The word in the text is a clinical word; it says "gastric catarrhs"
It is a very sharp, acute inflammation of the stomach. Retching, vomiting, of bile, vomiting of blood. Ineffectual urging to vomit, when there is nothing in the stomach.
With the stomach symptoms what an anxious patient we have! The pains are dreadful.≡ more ...