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Gambogia - General symptoms - Clarke

Garcinia Morella, Gummi Gutti, Gamboge, Gamb.

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HPUS indication of Gambogia: Backache

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

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Gamboge. Gummi Gutti. N. O. Guttiferae. Tincture of the resinous gum obtained from a tree (Garcinia morella) native to China China.

The chief reputation of Gamboge among homoeopaths is as a remedy for diarrhoea. "Profuse watery diarrhoea, particularly with old people," is characteristic. Stool preceded by excessive cutting about navel.

stool expelled all at once after considerable urging.

and is followed by a feeling of great relief. Stools yellow (the colour of the drug).

green. bloody. lienteric. Burning in anus after stool.

anus sore and excoriated. Frightful vomiting and purging, with fainting. But this action by no means exhausts the range of Gamb.

it has a number of symptoms in the eyes and throat.

and also rheumatic symptoms. Pain in small of back, as if bruised or sprained. Pain in sacrum, resulting from a blow, was cured in one case of mine. Gnawing in coccyx. Burning pains are prominent. Burning in the liver. (Like many other yellow, bile-like drugs, Gamb. acts markedly on the liver.) Most symptoms are amel. by motion.

cough amel. sitting up.

amel. in open air. agg. towards evening or at night. There is periodicity in the symptoms. General soreness over the body.


Anus, affections of. Backache. Blow, effects of. Coccygodynia. Colic. Diarrhoea. Eyes, inflammation of. Lienteria. Throat, sore. Typhlitis.

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