Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Arsenicum Album in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Scraping and sensation of rancidity in the throat, as from rancid fat, after the first morsel she swallowed in the morning.
In the throat a sensation as if there was a hair in it.
Sensation in the throat as from a lump of mucus, with a taste of blood.
Tearing pain in the oesophagus and all up the throat, also when not swallowing.
Burning in the throat.
Burning in the fauces.
Inflammation of the interior of the throat.
Gangrenous sore throat.
In the fauces and stomach a sensation of rolling together, as if a thread was rolled into a ball.
Sensation of constriction in the throat.
Constriction of the fauces (of the oesophagus).
His throat feels as if pressed quite shut, as if nothing would go down his oesophagus.
Deglutition very painful.
Sensation of paralysis of the fauces and oesophagus; the chewed roll could not be swallowed down, it went down with difficulty with a pinching pressure, as if the oesophagus had not sufficient strength for it; the heard it rattle down.
Feeling of dryness on the tongue.
Sensation of great dryness in the mouth, with violent thirst; but the only drinks a little at a time.
Sensation of dryness in the throat; she had to drink constantly, as she felt that otherwise she should perish of thirst.
The voice is tremulous.
The voice unequal, now strong, now weak.
Rough voice and hoarseness.
Roughness and hoarseness of the throat, in the morning.≡ more ...