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Arsenicum Album - Abdomen symptoms - Hahnemann

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

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HPUS indication of Arsenicum Album: Vomiting
Common symptoms: Vomiting, Worry, Chills, Diarrhea, Bruises.

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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Arsenicum Album in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.



While eating, a compressive sensation on the chest.

Ineffectual efforts to eructate.

Constant, severe, empty eructation, with numb feeling of the head (aft. 36 h.).

Bitter eructation after eating, with belching up of greenish, bitter mucus.

An acrid liquid rises into the mouth.

Qualmishness at 11 and at 3

Waterbrash, at 4 P.M.

Sickness at stomach.

Empty retching.

Discharged blood upward and downward.

Pains in the stomach.

Great painfulness of the stomach.

Excessive pains in the region of the scrobiculus cordis.

Heaviness in the stomach, as if it were being violently distended in its whole extent and were being torn.

Bloatedness and distension of the stomach and the hypochondriac region, before a stool ensues.

Bloatedness of the region of the stomach.

The stomach begins to raise itself, and is warmer than the rest of the body.

Sensation of fullness in the stomach, with distaste for eating, and stomachache after it; in the evening.

Heaviness in the stomach, as from a stone, after eating.

Pressive feeling of heaviness in the stomach.

Pressure in the region of the stomach and the scrobiculus cordis; pressure on the heart.

It felt as if it would break her heart.

It felt as if it would break his heart.

Pressure about the stomach, so that he cannot stand it, whenever, he has eaten anything, not at once, but some time after eating.

Pressure in the anterior wall of the stomach, on speaking (aft. ½ h.).

Hard pressure above the scrobiculus cordis (at once).

Cramp-like pain of the stomach, two hours after midnight.

Periodic cramp-like pains in the stomach and the bowels.

Cramps of the stomach, of excessive violence, with thirst.

Cramps of the stomach, with violent bellyache, diarrhoea and faintings.

Cutting pain in the stomach.

Drawing pain, in the evening while sitting, from the scrobiculus cordis to the left ribs all around, as if something were violently torn off there.

Dull tearing, transversely across the region of the stomach, when walking, in the afternoon.

Tearing, pressive, spasmodic pain in the stomach.

Violent, tearing, boring pain and cramp in the stomach and bowels.

Gnawing and prickling (sharp and fine throbbing) pain in the scrobiculus cordis, with sensation of tension.

Eroding, gnawing pain in the stomach.

Heat with pain and pressure in the scrobiculus cordis.

Burning in the scrobiculus cordis.

Burning all around the scrobiculus cordis.

Burning pain in the stomach.

Burning in the stomach like fire.

Constant burning and severe constriction in the stomach and in the chest.

Burning in the stomach, with pressure as from a load.

Burning in the scrobiculus cordis, with pressive pain.

Constriction in the scrobiculus cordis.

Great distress about the region of the scrobiculus cordis.

Wails and lamentations about an indescribable distress in the region of the scrobiculus cordis, without distension or colic.

Distress in the scrobiculus cordis, rising up from it, at night.

In the liver, a squeezing pressure, on taking a walk.

The spleen, indurated before, now swells.

Stitches in the side of the abdomen, under the short ribs, and he cannot lie on his side.

In the region of the kidneys, stitches, when respiring and when sneezing.

Pains in the abdomen of the most violent kind.

Excessive bellyache and pains in the stomach.

Exceedingly disagreeable sensation in the whole of the abdomen.

Pains in the hypogastrium, with heat in the face.

Violent pain in the region of the right epigastrium.

Pain in the right epigastrium and the neighboring inguinal regions, which extends thence at times through the hypogastrium, at times into the right side of the flanks and the scrotum, like a renal colic; but with unchanged urine.

Roving pains in the abdomen, with diarrhoea and pains in the anus.

The pain in the abdomen establishes itself in the left side of the belly.

Pain, as if the upper part of the body was altogether cut off from the abdomen, with great anguish and lamentation over it.

Violent pains in the abdomen, with so great anguish that he had no rest anywhere, rolled about on the ground, and gave up all hope of living.

Fullness in the region of the epigastrium, with griping in the belly.

Distension and pains in the abdomen.

Severe, painless distension of the abdomen after eating; he had to lean his back against something to ease himself.

Swollen abdomen.

The abdomen enormously swollen.

Spasmodic jerk, frequently, from the scrobiculus cordis to the rectum, which makes him start.

Squeezing, cutting pains in the bowels, in the evening after lying down, and in the morning after rising; at times the pains shoot through the abdominal ring (as if they would force out a hernia) as far as the spermatic cord and the perinaeum; when this colic ceases a loud rumbling and grumbling ensues.

Colics, returning from time to time.

Pinching pain, aggravated even to cutting, deep in the hypogastrium, every morning, before and during the diarrhoeic stools, and continuing also after them.

Cutting pain in the abdomen.

Cutting pain in the side of the abdomen, below the last ribs, very much aggravated by touching them.

Cutting (tearing) and gnawing pains in the bowels and the stomach.

Cutting and tearing in the abdomen, with icy coldness of the hands and feet and cold perspiration of the face.

Tearing in the abdomen.

Tearing stitches in the left side of the abdomen, under the short ribs, in the evening soon after lying down.

Drawing pains in the abdomen, in the umbilical region (aft. 2 h.).

Twisting together of the intestines, and cutting in the belly, after previous rumbling there; then three diarrhoeic stools.

Contortion of the intestines, and squeezing and rumbling in the abdomen, before and during the liquid stool.

Burrowing, with pressure, in the right side of the abdomen.

Twisting colic.

Twisting and griping in the abdomen.

Dysenteric colic in the umbilical region.

Uneasiness in the abdomen, but only during rest.

Anxious feeling in the abdomen, with fever and thirst.

Constant chilliness, internally, in the epigastric region; he cannot keep himself warm enough; externally the place feels warm.

Burning pain in the abdomen, at noon and in the afternoon, passing off with the discharge of a stool.

Burning in the abdomen, with stitches and cutting.

Burning in the abdomen, with heat and thirst.

Burning in the flanks.

In the groin and the inguinal region of the right side, pain in stooping, as from a sprain.

Burrowing, burning pain in the inguinal tumor, excited even by the lightest touch.

Single, severe, slow stitches in both flanks.

Weakness of the abdominal muscles.

Growling in the stomach, in the morning on awaking.

Rumbling in the abdomen.

Rumbling in the abdomen, without stool.

(Clotted, insufficient stool).


Constipated abdomen.

Constipation, with pain in the abdomen.

Retention of stool, despite of violent urging.

Fruitless urging to stool.

Tenesmus, with burning.

Tenesmus, as in dysentery; a constant burning, with pain and straining in the rectum and anus.


Soon after breakfast and after dinner, pressure on the stomach, with empty eructations for three hours, causing a lassitude of body which produced qualmishness.

Eructation after taking food.

Sour eructation after dinner.

Nausea, with abortive waterbrash, shortly before and after dinner.

Vomiting immediately after every meal, without nausea.

Pressure on the mouth of the stomach and in the oesophagus, after eating, as if the food remained on top; then empty eructation.


Much eructation, especially after drinking.

Constant eructation.

Frequent empty eructation (aft. ½ h.).

Frequent empty eructation.


Eructation, caused by flatus coming upward.

Bloatedness every morning with passage of flatus a few hours afterwards.

As if there were cramps and griping in the abdomen, in the evening, after lying down, with breaking out of perspiration; then passage of flatus and very thin stool.

Drawing and pressing in the abdomen, as from obstructed flatus, and yet none passed off.

Rumbling in the abdomen, as if from much flatus.

The flatus tends to pass upward and causes eructations.

Passage of much flatus, with previous loud growling in the abdomen.

Putrid smelling flatus (aft. 11 h.).


Before eating, nausea, and after eating or drinking, distension or pressure and cutting in the abdomen.


Nausea in the fauces and stomach.

Nausea, with anguish.

Long-continued nausea, with faintness, trembling, heat all over, followed by a shiver (aft. some h.).

Qualmishness and nausea, compelling the person to lie down, in the forenoon, at the same time tearing about the ankle and the dorsum of the foot.

Frequent nausea, with a sweetish taste in the mouth, not immediately after eating.

Nausea, more in the throat, with gathering of water in the mouth.

Nausea, when sitting; much water collected in the mouth, as in waterbrash; while walking, the nausea passed off, followed by a discharge of a copious, pappy stool (aft. 7 h.).

Nausea, in the open air.

Pains in the stomach, causing nausea.


Inclination to vomit.

Nausea and violent vomiting.

Nausea, qualmishness on raising oneself up in bed, and frequently, sudden vomiting.


The child vomits after eating and drinking, and then will neither eat nor drinks, but sleeps well.

Vomiting of all the ingesta, for several weeks.

Excessive vomiting produced with the greatest effort, of drinks, yellowish-green mucus and water, with very bitter taste in the mouth, which remained a long time afterward.

Vomiting of a thick, glassy mucus.

Vomiting of mucus and green bile.

Vomiting of a thin, bluish, smutty-yellow matter, followed by great prostration and exhaustion.

Vomiting of brownish, dark matter, sometimes thick, sometimes thin, with violent efforts and increased stomachache, without subsequent relief.

Vomiting of a brownish matter, often mixed with blood, with a violent bodily effort.

Vomiting of bloody mucus.

Vomiting of blood.

When vomiting ceases, frequent, very watery diarrhoeic stools set in.

Excessive vomiting and purging.

Violent, continual vomiting, with diarrhoea.

Vomiting, with diarrhoea, as soon as the swoon goes off.

During the vomiting, which continues night and day, frightful cries.

During the vomiting, complains of severe internal heat and thirst.

During the violent vomiting, severe internal burning, thirst and heat.

Trouble in the stomach, as if it were tormented with flatus; much aggravated after vomiting and diarrhoea.

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