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Arsenicum Album - Mouth 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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Blackish appearance about the mouth.

Red, tettery skin around the mouth.

Eruption about the mouth, with burning pain.

Swelling of the sub-maxillary glands, with pain as from pressure and contusion.

Swelling of the sub-maxillary glands, with painfulness on external pressure.

Hard swelling of the left sub-maxillary gland; the swelling is especially severe in the evening.

Scrapy, scratchy sensation, behind on the velum pendulum palati, when not swallowing.

Slimy in the mouth and throat (aft. 2 h.).

Salty expectoration (by hawking?).

Bitter expectoration.

Green, bitter expectoration (by hawking) in the morning.

Bitterness in the mouth, with yellow diarrhoea.

Adipsia, lack of thirst.



The lips are bluish.

Bluish lips.

Black-spotted lips.

Pinching quivering or twitching on the one side of the upper lip, especially on going to sleep.

Itching, as if pricked with countless burning needles, in the upper lip, up to the nose, and the following day swelling of the upper lip above the red.

Swelling of the lips.

Bleeding of the lower lip after a meal (aft. 1 ½ h.).

A brown strip of shriveled epidermis, almost as if burnt, extends through the middle of the red of the lower lip.

Eruption broken out on the lips at the edge of the red, painless (aft. 14 d.).

Painful knots on the upper lips.

Eruption of ulcers around the lips.

Eruption on the lower lip, like noma, with thick crust and a base like leaf-lard.

An ulcer eroding on the lip, with tearing pain and smarting as from salt, in the evening on lying down, in the day while moving; worst on being touched and in the open air; it prevents sleep and causes waking up at night (aft. 14 d.).

Gums and teeth

Toothache more pressive than drawing.

Jerking, continuous toothache, extending into the temple, relieved or removed by sitting up in bed.

Tearing in the teeth and simultaneously in the head, at which she becomes so enraged as to beat her head with her fists; just before the setting in of the menses.

Pain in several teeth (in the gums), as if they were loose and would fall out; but the pain is not increased in chewing (aft. 1 h.).

Painful looseness of the teeth; and pain as if sore, per se, and more yet in chewing; so also the gums pain on being touched, and the cheek on that side swells up.

One tooth becomes loose and prominent, in the morning; its gums ache on being touched, still more in that case, the external part of the cheek, behind which lies the loose tooth; the tooth is not painful on biting the teeth together.

Convulsive gnashing of the teeth.

Gnashing of the teeth.

Falling out of all the teeth.

In the gums, stitches, in the morning.

Nocturnal tearing pains in the gum of the canine tooth, which is unbearable as long as he lies on the affected side, but is removed by the warmth of the bed; the following morning the nose is swollen and painful on being touched (aft. 3 d.).


Severe dryness in the mouth and violent thirst.

Severe dryness in the mouth.

Much saliva, he had to spit out frequently.

Bloody saliva.

Ejection of grey mucus by hawking.


The tongue is bluish.

White tongue.

Stitching pain, as from a fish-bone in the root of the tongue, when swallowing and when turning the head.

Boring pain in right border of the tongue, while half asleep.

Pain on the tongue as if there were on it vesicles full of burning pain.

Erosion of the tongue at the side of the tip with smarting pain (aft. 14 d.).

Dryness of the tongue.


Insensibility of the tongue, it is as if it were burnt dead, without sense of taste.

The saliva ejected tastes bitter.

Bitter taste in the mouth, after a meal.

Bitter disgusting taste in the mouth, after eating and drinking.

Bitterness in the throat, after eating, while the food tastes normally on alternate days (like a tertian fever).

Bitter taste in the mouth, without having eaten anything.

Bitter taste in the mouth, in the morning.

Wooden, dry taste in the mouth.

Rotten fetid taste in the mouth.

Putrid taste in the morning, as of putrid meat.

Sour taste in the mouth, all the food tastes sour.

All the food tastes salty.

The food tastes as if it had too little salt.

The beer tastes flat.

The unhopped beer tastes bitter.


On the roof of the palate, long continued feeling of roughness.

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