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Arsenicum Album - Mental (inc. personality) 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.

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

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Sadness and gloominess.

Melancholy, sad mood, after a meal, with headache (aft. 80 h.).

Sad, sorrowful ideas, in the evening in bed, as if some misfortune might, have happened to one's relatives.

Religious melancholy and reserve.

He wept and howled, and spoke but little and briefly.

Piercing wailings, interrupted by fainting fits coming on.

Piteous wailings, that a most violent constriction of the chest was taking away his breath, attended with an extremely disagreeable sensation in the abdomen; this compelled him to double up, rolling here and there, then again to rise up and walk about.

Fits of anguish for a long time.

Anxiety and restlessness in the whole body (aft. 1 h.).

Anxious and trembling, he is afraid of himself, that the might not be able to restrain himself from killing someone with a knife.

Anxiety and heat, not allowing her to go to sleep before midnight, for many days.

Anxiety in the evening, after lying down and after midnight, at 3 o'clock, after awaking.

Severe anxiety, at night about 3 o'clock, she sometimes felt hot, then again like vomiting.

Anxiety, anguish.

Excessive anguish.

The most intolerable anguish.

Great anguish with constriction of the chest and difficult respiration.

Internal anguish.

Mortal anguish.

Continual anguish, like remorse of conscience, as if he had acted in violation of his duty, without knowing in what particular.

Anguish of heart, interrupted by fainting fits coming on.

Anguish and anxiety, so that the repeatedly fell into a swoon.

Anguish, trembling and quivering, with cold perspiration in the face.

Great anguish, trembling and quivering with severe tearing in the abdomen.

With inexpressible anguish, he seemed on account of his increasing pains to lie at the point of death.

With great anguish, the rolls and tosses about in the bed.

He can find no rest in any place, continually changes his position, wishes to get from one bed into another, and to lie, now here, now there.

Restlessness, the desires to get from one bed into another.

Restlessness and tossing about in bed with sadness, and unquenchable thirst (aft. 24 h.).

Restlessness with pains in the head, in the belly and in the knees.

Full of restlessness, the child is cross and wimpers.

Restlessness, and hypochondriac anxiety as from constant sitting in a room, as if from the upper part of the chest, without palpitation (at once).

Anguish and fear; he sees an acquaintance who is not present lie dead on the sofa, and is much afraid of him.

He sees nothing but worms and bugs crawling about on his bed, from which he desires to run away, and of which he throws, out whole hands full.

He sees nothing but rogues in his room, and therefore always creeps under the bed.

His whole house, also under his bed, is full of rogues, which causes a cold sweat to break out, which runs down cold over his body.

In the night the runs all about the house, looking for thieves.

The greatest fear and anguish; night and day he sees ghosts.

He jumps out of bed for fear, and hides away in a wardrobe, from which he can only be gotten out with difficulty.

Lack of determination; the desires something, and when the endeavor is made to fulfill his desire, the merest trifle will change his determination, and then he is not willing to have it so.

Great seriousness.

When he is alone he falls into thoughts about disease and other things, from which he can not easily tear himself away.

He despairs of his life.

Desponding and weeping, he thinks that nothing can help him, and he would have to die anyhow; at the same time he is cold and chilly with subsequent general weariness.

Super-sensitiveness and over-tenderness of mind; dejected, sad and lugubrious, she is troubled and solicitous about the merest trifles.

Very sensitive to noise.

Inclined to be frightened.

Weak in body and soul, he cannot talk, without exhibiting peevishness.

Little talking, but complains of anguish.

Uncomfortable, he has no pleasure in anything.

Impatient and anxious.

Dissatisfied all day and extremely vexed at himself; the thought he had not worked enough and reproached himself most bitterly.

Ill-humor alternating with gentle kindliness; in her ill-humor she will not look at anybody, nor listen to anything; at times also she weeps.

Ill-humor in the morning in bed; the pushes the pillows about in dissatisfaction, throws off the coverlet, uncovers himself, looks at no one, listens to nothing.

Vexed about trifles.

He is vexed at every trifle, and cannot stop talking about the faults of others.

Very peevish and dissatisfied with everything, she finds fault with everything; everything seems to her too strong and loud, all talk, every noise, all light.

Very peevish and sensitive; the least thing insults him and angers him.

Very peevish and passionate, capricious, she takes every word ill and is cross when she has to answer.

Inclined to sarcastic mocking.

She became violently enraged when she was forced to eat, something, while she had no appetite at all.

Her desires exceed her wants; she eats and drinks more than agrees with her; she walks farther than is necessary and is good for her.

Great indifference and lack of sympathy.

Indifference to life.

Life seems indifferent to him, the sets no value on it.

Calm equanimity; careless about their approaching death, they neither hope nor wish to recover. (After effects, with two suicides, who had taken arsenic.).

Calmness of soul (in a despondent, melancholy woman).

Of a calm, firm mind; the retained his equanimity in all events that happened.

Cheerful disposition; the likes to converse with others.

More inclined to cheerfulness, and disposed to occupy himself.

During the first minutes great tranquility of soul and serenity; but after half an hour excessive restlessness and anxiety; the imagined that the effects of the poison would be dreadful and desires to remain alive (in a despondent suicide).

Diminution of memory.

Very faulty memory, for a long time.

Forgetfulness, his memory fails him.

Stupid and weak in the head, about noon.

Stupid and dizzy in the head, so that he could not think.

Stupid and confused feeling in the head, as from severe coryza and vexation; the head feels like a lantern.

Stupid feeling in the head, as if he had not slept enough; from 11 A.M. to 6 P.M.

Dullness in the head, without pain.

Weakness of the reason.

Chronic weakness of mind.


Fantastic delirium, returning from time to time.

Crowding in of various ideas, which he is too weak to keep off so as to occupy himself with a single one.

The organs of sense are morbidly active.

Absence of reason and of the internal and external senses; he did not seen, for many days he did not speak, the heard and understood nothing; when anyone cried very loudly into his ears, he would look at those present like a drunken person awakened from a deep sleep.

She lay in her bed perfectly senseless, muttered unintelligible sounds, with her eyes staring, cold perspiration on her forehead; trembling in her whole body; small, hard and quick pulse.

Consciousness disappears or becomes indistinct.

Loss of sensation and consciousness, so that the knew not what happened to him.

Loss of consciousness and speech.

Ideas straying, while the open eyes are without consciousness of phantasies, either before or afterwards.

Frenzy; he has to be handcuffed and seeks to escape.

Numb feeling of the head.

The head is strongly muddled, in the evening (3d d.).

Weakness in the head, from much pain, with weakness and qualmishness in the scrobiculus cordis, so severe that she was really ill.

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