Ignatia Amara - Abdomen symptoms

St. Ignatius Bean, Ignat, Ignatia, Iamara

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HPUS indication of Ignatia Amara: Sadness

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Ignatia Amara may help, unprocessed Ignatia may be best avoided.

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

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Cramps in stomach; worse slightest contact

Averse to ordinary diet; longs for great variety of indigestible articles

Craving for acid things

Sinking in stomach, relieved by taking a deep breath.

Rumbling in bowels

Weak feeling in upper abdomen

Throbbing in abdomen ( Aloe Socotrina Aloe; Sanguinaria Canadensis Sang.) Colicky, griping pains in one or both sides of abdomen.

Anxiety; morning; after breakfast

Coldness; during chill

Constriction; behind lower ribs; morning


Bloated; while eating

after eating

during period

behind lower ribs

lower part of abdomen

around navel

Enlarged; spleen

Sensation of fullness; after eating

behind lower ribs


during period


Inflammation; liver


As if intestines were loose; as if intestines were hanging down

As if something were in abdomen (movements, lumps, etc.); movements in abdomen

movements in abdomen; sensation of something alive

Noises from abdomen; gurgling

rumbling; afternoon

rumbling; after eating

Pain; evening

evening; in bed


cold air; open

during chill

after drinking; after drinking brandy

after drinking; after drinking coffee

after intense emotions; after excitement

during the heat of fever

in women; before period

in women; during period

comes on suddenly


before stool

after tobacco

extending to other parts; to chest

behind lower ribs; on breathing

lower part of abdomen; comes on suddenly

groin region; hernia; as if a hernia would appear

groin region; comes on suddenly





while walking

burning; behind lower ribs

burning; spleen

cramping, griping; night

cramping, griping; in open air

cramping, griping; from drinking coffee

cramping, griping; while lying down; on side

cramping, griping; before period

cramping, griping; during period

pressing; before stool

pressing; behind lower ribs

pressing; sides

pressing; region of navel

cutting; after eating

cutting; before stool

cutting; liver; sides

cutting; navel; around navel


before period


stabbing, piercing; sides



lower part of abdomen

groin region; outward


around navel

sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; morning; in bed

sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; navel


sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); stinging

sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); extending to other parts; chest

sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); sides

Protrusion; here and there as if a hernia would form


Relaxed feeling

Complaints of spleen

Skin; itching; navel

Swelling; spleen

Tension; after eating

Turning sensation

Sense of weakness

Bladder; pain; cervix of bladder; while walking

pain; burning; cervix

pain; pressing, pressure

sitting down

while walking

cervix; stitches, with, walking

cervix; during urination

cervix; while walking in open air

retention of urine (see urination delayed); after confinement

urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); after drinking coffee

urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); constant

urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); frequent (see urination, frequent); when period is suppressed

urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); sudden

urination; frequent; after drinking coffee

urination; frequent; while perspiring

urination; involuntary, incontinence; night, bed wetting

spasmodic uncontrolled urination

urination; involuntary, incontinence; during cough

Stomach; appetite; capricious (hunger, but knows not for what, or refuses things when offered)

appetite; reduced

when time for eating

appetite; easily satisfied

appetite; increased (hunger in general); late morning; 11 a.m.

appetite; increased (hunger in general); night

appetite; increased (hunger in general); after fever

appetite; ravenous, excessive; late morning; 11 a.m.

appetite; ravenous, excessive; night

appetite; ravenous, excessive; prevents sleep

appetite; lacking, no appetite; morning



desires, cravings; bread

and butter

rye bread

desires, cravings; cheese

desires, cravings; fruit


desires, cravings; indistinct, knows not what

desires, cravings; sour, acids, etc.

emptiness, weak feeling, faintness, hungry feeling; with cough

disordered; not relieved by eating

disordered; lying down

disordered; before period

disordered; sighing

burping, belching

late morning


bitter; late morning

empty; late morning

empty; late morning; 10 a.m.



sensation of stomach hanging down, relaxed

heaviness, weight, oppression (see fullness); after eating


after grief

sensation of lump; stone

sensation of movement in stomach; trembling

during heat

sensation of movement in stomach; twitching

pain; night

pain; after drinking; coffee

pain; after eating

pain; while fasting

pain; from fright

pain; on breathing in deeply

pain; comes on suddenly

pain; periodical

pain; touch

pain; after stress

pain; extending to other parts; back

pain; cramping, griping, constricting; eating

pain; cutting

pain; pulling

pain; gnawing, biting; eating

pain; pressing; breathing in

pain; pressing; after stress

retching; with cough

retching; after eating

sinking (see emptiness)

thirst; afternoon

thirst; during chill

thirst; during heat

thirst; with inability to swallow

without thirst

during heat


Pain; after eating (including certain foods)

after eating (including certain foods); after eating sugar

Stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; without enjoying food (see aversion to food)

aversion to certain foods or drinks; acids

aversion to certain foods or drinks; alcoholic stimulants

aversion to certain foods or drinks; brandy

aversion to certain foods or drinks; bread

aversion to certain foods or drinks; all drinks

aversion to certain foods or drinks; salt; before period

aversion to certain foods or drinks; salt; during period

aversion to certain foods or drinks; cooked food

aversion to certain foods or drinks; warm food

aversion to certain foods or drinks; fruit

aversion to certain foods or drinks; meat

aversion to certain foods or drinks; milk

aversion to certain foods or drinks; tobacco

smoking (his accustomed cigar)

aversion to certain foods or drinks; wine

burping, belching; food (regurgitation)

burping, belching; tasting like food

loathing of food (see nausea)

pain; warm food

vomiting; food; during chill

vomiting; food; during heat

vomiting; food; after stress


Sour eructation


All-gone feeling in stomach; Much flatulence; hiccough

Flatulence; night



Stomach; disordered; during nausea

nausea; late morning

11 a.m.

nausea; noon

nausea; during chill

nausea; during cough

nausea; after eating

nausea; during headache

nausea; periodic

nausea; while standing

nausea; after stress


vomiting; morning

vomiting; night

vomiting; during chill

vomiting; easy

vomiting; after eating

vomiting; during heat

vomiting; in women; during period

vomiting; after stress

vomiting; bile; during chill

vomiting; bile; during the fever

vomiting; bile; while perspiring

vomiting; blood

vomiting; sour

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