Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Alumen in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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The intestines do not perform their work, they take on spasmodic action, and consequently the patient suffers from cramps and colicky pains; boring, rending, tearing pains.
Retraction of the abdomen and drawing in of the navel. If you will compare Plumbum Metallicum Lead in its poisonous effects upon those who work in white lead you will see quite a counterpart of Alumen, and you will not be surprised to observe that Plumbum Metallicum Plumbum and Alumen antidote each other.
They do so because they are so similar, they cannot live in the same house. Alumen is a great remedy to overcome lead colic in those who work in lead; it removes the susceptibility.
There are many painters who have to give up their occupation on account of this susceptibility.
Under abdomen we find flatulence.
"Vomits everything he eats."
After that you can put the word "ulcer," because it especially refers to that state of congestion, where there is easy ulceration.≡ more ...