Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Cina in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Boring pain above the navel, disappearing on pressure,
Pressive pain in the navel after eating, also caused by pressing upon it,
Violent pain in the navel and in the umbilical region, as if one forcibly pressed the navel inward, or as if one received a blow there, at first for a short time, afterwards for a long time, when it was aggravated by pressure,
Painful twisting about the navel, pain also on pressing upon the navel,
Sudden, deep, sharp, intermitting stitches internally to the left side, near the navel, especially on inspiration, and always associated with stitches on the inner side of the shoulder-blade, towards evening (after twelve hours),
Continued griping in the abdomen,
Cutting-griping in the abdomen that is only relieved after going to stool (after four hours),
Twisting-digging pain in the upper abdomen (epigastric region), as from a bruise,
When the headache disappears there is a pressive pain in the abdomen, and when this disappears the headache returns,
Intermitting, needle-like stitches in the left side, similar to gripings in the bowels, while sitting (after ten hours),
Hypogastrium and Iliac Regions.
Cramplike, frequently recurring pains in the abdomen, as if menstruation would appear (after two hours),
Pulsation in the lower abdomen just above the mons veneris, internally, as from an internal beating of the pulse,
Cutting colic in the ilium, in the morning,
A pinching or cramplike pressure transversely across the upper abdomen, in the region of the pit of the stomach, after a meal,
Great hunger soon after a meal,
Eructations tasting of the food, after dinner,
Eructations of a bitter acid fluid in the mouth, not long after a meal,
Crackling of flatulence, and slight inaudible motions in the abdomen,
Sensation of emptiness in the abdomen, with slight passage of flatus (after one hour),
Violent, single, isolated stitches in the lower part of the abdomen, on the passage of flatus,
Vomiting of yellowish slimy mucus set in at 11 P.M., and continued till forenoon; purging of watery, flaky, foul-smelling stools every ten to fifteen minutes. Abdomen very sensitive, the child complaining of a dull pain in the pit of the stomach. In the evening we found the abdomen somewhat tumid, but soft,
Appetite and Thirst.
Desire many and different things,
Eructation and Hiccough.
Empty eructations in the morning, fasting,
Frequent hiccough (after one hour and a quarter),
Pain in the pit of the stomach, impeding respiration (after four hours),
(Constant pressure in the stomach at night),
Dull sticking in the left side beneath the pit of the stomach, aggravated by pressure, and relieved by deep inspiration,
Continual thirst for ice-water, which she swallowed greedily,
Nausea and vomiting
Nausea, with emptiness in the head,
Qualmishness in the pit of the stomach, with creeping shivers, immediately,
Vomiting only mucus,
Repeated violent vomiting of yellow water (after ten minutes),≡ more ...