Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Arsenicum Album in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Compression in the region of the liver.
Swelling of the spleen.
Excessive pains in the abdomen, principally on the left side, and often with great anguish in the abdomen.
Inflation of the abdomen.
Swelling of the abdomen as in ascites.
Hard bloated abdomen.
Violent cutting pains, cramp-like pains, digging, pulling, tearing, and gnawing in the abdomen.
Burning pains with anguish.
Sensation of cold, or insupportable burning in the abdomen.
Pain, as from a wound in the abdomen, chiefly on coughing and laughing.
Swelling and induration of the mesenteric glands.
Much flatulency, with rumbling in the abdomen.
Flatulency of a putrid smell.
Painful swelling of the inguinal glands.
Ulcer above the navel.
Bitter taste in the mouth, chiefly after having drunk or eaten, also in the morning.
Astringent, or putrid, or acid taste in the mouth.
Complete adypsia; or violent burning, choking, and unquenchable thirst, making it necessary to drink constantly, but little at a time.
Desire for cold water, for acids, for brandy, for coffee and milk.
Want of appetite and of hunger, frequently with burning thirst.
Everything that is swallowed causes a pressure in the oesophagus, as if it had stopped there.
Continual craving, with want of appetite and prompt satiety.
Vomitings, sometimes very violent, and principally after having drunk or eaten, or at night, towards the morning; vomiting of food and of drink, or of mucous, bilious, or serous matter, of a yellowish, greenish, brownish, or blackish colour; vomiting of saguineous matter.
The pains in the stomach manifest themselves mostly after a meal, or in the night.
Food appears acid, insipid, or too salt.
Insipidity of food.
Bitter taste of food, particularly of bread and beer.
Insurmountable dislike to all food, chiefly meat and butter.
After a meal, nausea, vomiting, eructations, pains in the stomach, colic, and many other sufferings.
Attacks of colic occur chiefly after having drunk or eaten, or in the night, and are often accompanied by vomiting or diarrhoea, with cold, internal heat, or cold sweat.
Frequent and excessive nausea, sometimes rising even to the throat, with inclination to vomit, necessity for lying down, sleep, swooning, trembling, shuddering, or heat, pains in the feet, &c.
After having drunk, shivering or shuddering, return of vomiting and diarrhoea, eructations and colic.
Frequent eructations, particularly after having drunk or eaten, mostly empty, acid, or bitter.
Regurgitation of acrid matter, or of bitter greenish mucus.
Frequent and convulsive hiccoughs, principally in the night.
Flow of water from the stomach, like water-brash.
Inflation and tension of the precordial region and of the stomach.
Excessive pain in the epigastrium, and in the stomach, chiefly on being touched.
Pressure in the stomach as from a stone, or as if the heart would burst, and excessive anguish in the precordial region, with complaints and lamentations.
Sensation of constriction, cramp-like pains, pulling, piercing, and gnawing in the stomach.
Burning in the pit of the stomach and stomach.
Inflammation or induration of the stomach.
Cramp in the stomach (2 a.m.).
Sensation of cold, or insupportable heat and burning in the precordial region, and in the stomach.
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