Asa Foetida

Gum Of The Stinkasand, Asafoetida, AsafŒtida
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HPUS indication of Asa Foetida: Flatulence
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Asa Foetida may help, unprocessed Asa Foetida may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Asa Foetida in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL - Asa Foetida

General

The flatulence and spasmodic contraction of stomach and oesophagus with reverse peristalsis are the most marked symptoms. In its selection, its relation to the hysterical and hypochondriacal patients, must be borne in mind. Besides these superficial symptoms, it has been found to affect favorably deep ulcerations, caries of bones, especially in the syphilitic organism; here the Extreme sensitiveness and terrible throbbing, nightly pains, guiding to its use.

  MODALITIES ETC - Asa Foetida

Worse

WORSE, at night; from tough; left side, during rest, warm applications.

Better

BETTER, open air; from motion, pressure.

  RELATIONSHIPS - Asa Foetida

Compare

Compare: Moschus Moschus; China China; Merc Viv Mercur; Aurum Arsenicum Aurum

Antidotes

Antidotes: China China; Merc Viv Mercur.

  MIND - Asa Foetida

Mind

Hysteria

after suppression of discharges

  HEAD - Asa Foetida

Irritable; complains of her troubles; sensitive

Boring above eyebrows

Headache

Pressive pain from within outward.

Pain, headache; from emotions; nervous

hysterical headache

pressing (see bursting, pulling); outward

pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead

pressing outward

  EYES - Asa Foetida

Eyes

Orbital neuralgia; better, pressure and rest

Iritis and intraocular inflammations, with boring, throbbing pains at night

Stitches under left frontal eminences

Boring pains in and around eyes

Syphilitic iritis

Superficial corneal ulcer with digging pains; worse at night.

Inflammation; syphilitic

Numbness around eyes

Pain; open air

stitching, sudden, sharp; open air

stitching, sudden, sharp; extending outward

Pulsation; night

  EARS - Asa Foetida

Ear

Offensive otorrhoea, with boring pains in mastoid bone

Mastoid disease with pain in temporal region with Pushing out sensation

Offensive, purulent discharge.

  FACE - Asa Foetida

Face

Pain; sudden, sharp; outward

Skin; discoloration; bluish

Swelling; lips; lower

  NOSE - Asa Foetida

Nose

Syphilitic ozaena, with very offensive purulent discharge

Caries of nasal bones ( Aurum Arsenicum Aurum.)

Decay (see discharge if applicable)

Discharge from nose; offensive smelling

offensive smelling; from ulcer or disease of nasal bones

  MOUTH - Asa Foetida

Gums and teeth

Teeth; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, stinging; outward

  THROAT - Asa Foetida

Throat

Globus hystericus

Ball rises in throat

Sensation as if peristaltic motion were reversed, and oesophagus were driven from stomach to throat.

Sensation of something in throat; lump

lump; rising sensation

  CHEST - Asa Foetida

Chest

Spasmodic tightness, as if lungs could not be fully expanded

Palpitation more like a tremor.

Constriction, tension; convulsive

spasmodic

Heart; palpitations; from exertion

palpitations; while sitting

Movements in and of chest; spasms of chest

spasms of chest; hysteric

  SKIN - Asa Foetida

Skin

Itching, better scratching; ulcers painful on edges

Suppressed skin symptoms produce nervous disorders.

Abnormal growths; ulcers

ulcers; discharges; bloody

ulcers; discharges; offensive; putrid

ulcers; discharges; thin

ulcers; hardened; with red circle around

ulcers; sensitive

around ulcers

margins

ulcers; stinging, sudden, sharp; in red circle around

ulcers; generating pus

Itching; scratching

Pain; stinging

  ABDOMEN - Asa Foetida

Abdomen

Stomach; Great difficulty in bringing up wind

Great distention

Sensation of emptiness and weakness, with distention and beating in stomach and abdomen

Forcible eructation of gas

Pulsation in pit of stomach

Violent gastralgia; cutting and burning in stomach and region of diaphragm

Gurgling and rolling of wind, which escapes afterwards with loud and difficult eructation.

Heat

sensation of heat in spleen

Complaints of spleen

Stomach; disordered

burping, belching

foul

like garlic

loud

rancid

Eating

foul; after fat or rich food

Flatus

Flatulence and regurgitation of liquid

Hysterical flatulence

  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL - Asa Foetida

Rectum

Distended, griping, with hunger

Obstinate constipation

Pain in perineum, as if something dull pressed out

Diarrhea, extremely offensive, with meteorism, and regurgitation of food.

Flatulence; offensive

Stool

Odour; offensive

putrid

Thin, liquid

Watery

  GENITALS ETC - Asa Foetida

Urine

Odour; like ammonia

strong

Genitals

Female; Mammae turgid with milk in the unpregnant

Deficient milk, with oversensitiveness.

  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Asa Foetida

Extremities, limbs

Bones; decay of bone

Inflammation; leg; around the bone

Pain; in bones

Stiffness

  GENERALITIES - Asa Foetida

Convulsions

Convulsions; hysterical

Generalities

Bones; Darting pain and caries in bones

Periosteum painful, swollen, enlarged

Ulcers affecting bones; thin, ichorous pus.

Bones; decay of bone

decay of bone; around the bone

softening of bones

Faintness, fainting; after emission

Pain; bones

around the bone

jerking; externally

jerking; bones

pressing; internally

pressing; from within outward

sudden, sharp; externally

sudden, sharp; internally

sudden, sharp; outward

sudden, sharp; muscles

burning in muscles

Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side

left

Swelling; bones

around the bone

Tension; internally

Touch

Twitching