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Arsenicum Album - Mouth symptoms - T.F. Allen

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.



The gingivo-labial groove is much injected,

A large portion of the alveolar process of the superior maxilla becomes detached and was removed,

Mouth, Etc.

Mucous membrane of the mouth slightly abraded,

Numerous aphthae in the whole mouth,

Aphthae in the mouth, at first white, then becoming black,

Hemorrhage from the mouth and rectum,

Slimy mouth and throat (two hours),

Dry mouth, with violent thirst,

He imagines he has sand in his mouth,

Heat in the mouth and throat,

Burning in the mouth and pharynx,

Burning in the mouth along the pharynx, and in the pit of the stomach,

Mouth, pharynx, and oesophagus commenced to burn violently,

Frequent spitting,

Acrid fluid rises into the mouth,

Bitter mouth, without having eaten anything,

Bitter mouth, with yellow diarrhoea,

Loss of power of speech,


General Mouth.

Stinging sensations in mouth and pharynx (after a quarter of an hour),

Burning heat in the mouth and anus,


He spat very much,

Speech monosyllabic, tremulous,


Tongue and lips bright red,

He cannot speak, for he cannot approximate the lips; the lower one is burned, hanging down, everted, and very painful,

Gums and teeth

Teeth and Gums.

Gnashing of teeth,

Convulsive grinding of the teeth,

Grinding of the teeth, while asleep,

Considerable deposit of tartar at the base of the teeth (in a dentist, who took the greatest care of his teeth),

Falling out of all the teeth,

The upper teeth of the right side began to loosen and were removed with the fingers,

Painful looseness of the teeth; they feel sore per se, and still more when chewing; the gums are likewise painful to the touch, and the cheek swollen,

A tooth becomes loose and prominent, in the morning; the gum of that tooth is painful to the touch; that part of the cheek behind which the tooth is located is still more painful on the outside; the tooth is not painful when biting the teeth together,

Progressive caries of the teeth, with unbearable toothache,

Dulness of teeth, as if she could not chew with them,

The tooth seemed longer than natural; was sensitive to pressure and cold water; was somewhat loosened,

Pain in teeth,

Toothache, in all the teeth of left side,

Toothache all day in the left upper jaw,

Pain of some of the teeth as if they were loose and would fall out; the pain is not increased by chewing (after one hour),

Slight toothache on rising; it soon becomes extremely severe, with profuse salivation,

Toothache, at night, shortly after going to sleep; it wakes her,

In the evening, for four or five minutes, slight but well-marked pains in the upper, and especially in the lower, molars of the right side,

Upper teeth painful when biting on them,

Toothache, more aching than drawing,

Severe dull aching pain in the tooth, extending to all the teeth of that side,

Tearing in teeth, regularly recurring at night,

Tearing in the teeth and head, driving her almost to frenzy; she strikes her head with her fist; shortly before the menses,

Jerking, continuous toothache, extending as far as the temple, relieved or arrested by sitting up,

The toothache always consists of very distinct painful stitches,

Abscess over the canine (upper), on the right side; on being opened, discharged freely a sanious pus, for several weeks,

Characteristic deposit of false membrane on the gums,

Swollen gums, completely covered with a network of white false membrane,

Swollen, bleeding gums, very painful to touch, and spotted white,

A purple-red line on the gums,

Nightly tearing pain in the gums of the incisors, intolerable as long as he lies on the affected side, but arrested by the warmth of the stove; on the following morning the nose is swollen and painful to the touch (after three days),

Stitching in the gums in the morning,

Fetor of the breath, with superficial ulceration of the gums and throat,

Pain in the mouth, beginning on the left side, and afterwards affecting all the gums (after some days),

Sordes on teeth,

Teeth of a yellowish-earthy look, with very little lustre,


Spongy gums,

Aphthous ulceration of gums and tonsils,

Gums swollen and sore (second day),

Gums inflamed,

The gum exhibited a red line,

Tenderness of gums,

Burning of gums,


Dryness of the mouth, , etc.

(Great dryness in the mouth),

Violent dryness in the mouth and great thirst,

Feeling of great dryness in the mouth, with violent thirst; he drinks little at a time,

Much saliva; he must spit often,

Considerable salivation,

Copious salivation,

Salivation has been observed to follow, especially when small doses have been given for a length of time,

Diminished secretion of saliva,

Saliva bloody,

Bitter saliva,


Unusual degree of salivation,

Free secretion of saliva, as if salivated (second day),



Swollen tongue,

Inflammation and swelling, externally and internally, about the root of the tongue,

On the edges of the tongue, five superficial ulcers as large as a pea,

Tongue clean,

Tongue thickly coated, etc.

Mucous coating on tongue,

Tongue much furred,

Tongue furred, with a red streak down the middle and redness of the tip,

Very coated tongue, sometimes with red edges,

White tongue,

Thin white coating on tongue,

Tongue coated whitish,

The upper surface of the tongue was white, not coated, but thickened,

Tongue white and dry,

The tongue grayish, swollen,

Tongue coated yellowish-white,

Tongue at its base covered with a yellow coating, and red at the tip and edges,

Bluish tongue,

Tongue fiery red, smooth and dry,

Thick, brownish coating on tongue,

Tongue with very protruding papillae, at the end scarlet,

Patchy tongue,

Scalded tongue,

Moist tongue,

Tongue moist, whitish in the centre,

Tongue moist and icy,

Dryness of the tongue, etc.

Dry and brown coated tongue,

Dry tongue, coated toward the back,

Tongue dry, and morbidly red, with papillae considerably raised at the tip,

(Feeling of dryness on the tongue),

Weakness and pains in the tongue,

Violent burning on the tongue, in the pharynx and stomach,

Pain in the tongue, as if covered with burning painful vesicles,

The tongue feels painful, as if corroded, on the side of the tip (after fourteenth day),

Tongue seemed thick,

Boring pain in the right border of the tongue, in a sort of half sleep,

Stitching pain in the root of the tongue, as if a fishbone were lodged there, when swallowing or turning the head,

Painful blisters in the mouth and on the tongue,

Dry mouth and thick tongue,


Tongue swollen,

Tongue foul and swollen,

Tongue large, somewhat intended, covered with a true silvery-white fur, the papillae projecting through it of rather a dark-red color,

Tongue thick, fleshy, clean,

Draw her tongue together as much as Alumina alum does,

Tongue loaded,

Tongue much furred,

Tongue moist and covered with a thin white fur,

Whiteness of tongue,

White tongue, with red tip,

Tongue coated white, with red margins, and painful,

Tongue red and dry,

The tongue presents red edges, with white fur,

Tongue coated white, with scattered red papillae, resembling the tongue of scarlatina,

Tongue and whole mucous membrane of the mouth and pharynx intensely red,

Bright green coating of the tongue (one case),

Tongue had a dryish coffee-brown coloring, later changed to an inky color, the substance of the organ being injected,

Tongue dry and brown,

On the fifth day the tongue became dry and black, the ecchymosed spots on the skin became dry and black,

Tongue dry,

Tongue cold,

Burning in tongue,

Sensation on the tongue as though there were blisters on it,

Aphthous ulcerations on mouth and tongue,


Insensible tongue, as if burnt and dead, and no taste,

Disgusting smell from the mouth,

Dry taste in the mouth, as of wood,

The food tastes as if not salted enough,

Beer has a flat taste,

Unpleasant taste,

Disgusting sour taste in the mouth,

He complained of a detestable taste in the mouth and fauces,

The food tastes salt,

Disagreeable metallic taste in the mouth,

Sour taste,

Sour taste in the mouth; the food likewise tastes sour,

(Bitter taste, mornings),

Bitter taste in the mouth after a meal,

Bitter, repulsive taste in the mouth, after eating and drinking,

Malt beer tastes bitter,

Putrid and fetid taste in the mouth,

Putrid taste, mornings, like spoiled meat,


Burning astringent taste in the mouth,

One complained of a nauseous taste (second day),

Sooty taste in mouth,

He had had a metallic taste in mouth and throat for some time,

Strong metallic (coppery) taste in mouth,


The tongue, roof of the mouth, gums, fauces, and throat became covered with a thick white velvety coating, growing drier and darker until the fourteenth day, when it began to loosen and detach itself, in small pieces at first, but soon came off rapidly, and was discharged by the bowels in large quantities, having the fetor of putrid animal matter, leaving the mouth, throat, stomach, and bowels acutely tender for some time,

Tongue and fauces very red (second day),


Violent burning on the tongue, in the palate and throat,

Long-continued feeling of roughness in the hard palate,

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