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Lycopodium Clavatum - Abdomen symptoms - Hahnemann

Club Moss, Lycopodium, Lycop, Lycopod, Lyc.

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



Aversion to drinking coffee and to smoking tobacco.

After drinking milk, a sour taste.

After supper, the anterior part of the mouth is watery, but behind, in the fauces, it is dry.

After supper, hiccoughs, for half an hour.

Sensation as of spoiled stomach.

The digestion seems to proceed but slowly.

She cannot eat her fill, because else she feels uncomfortable and inflated in the region of the liver.

After eating to satiety, there is at once an uncomfortable and distended feeling.

Immediately after eating, the abdomen always feels full, distended and inflated till evening, while sitting, standing and lying; he has no pleasure in walking, and remains sitting.

After breakfast, pinching in the abdomen, as after a laxative.

After eating, heat in the head and a red spot on the left cheek.

Especially after supper, his features are distorted.

Frequent empty eructation (the first days).

Eructation with the taste of the ingesta (1st d.).

Sour eructation, the taste of which does not remain in his mouth, but the acid gnaws in the stomach.

Eructation of a sour fluid, with sour taste in the mouth.

Regurgitation of the milk drunk in the morning, with scrapy, clawing taste in the throat.

Abortive, burning eructation, which only reaches the pharynx, where it causes a burning for several hours (aft. 4 h.).

Heartburn, rising from the stomach, causing acidity in the mouth.

Heartburn up the chest, with acid rising in the mouth.

Accumulation of water in the mouth, as in rabid hunger, in the forenoon, while writing (aft. 12 d.).

Bitterish water rises every morning into the mouth from the stomach, so that she has to bend over the edge of the bed and to spit it out, like waterbrash.

Sick and qualmy about the stomach, in the morning, after rising, and especially when leaving her room, just as if sweat would break out.

Stomachache, increased by sitting bent forward.

Acute pain in the pit of the stomach, on external pressure.

Severe pains about the stomach, so that she could not lace nor endure anything tied firmly over the part (aft. 8 d.).

Early, on awaking, cramp in the pit of the stomach, for three quarters of an hour (aft. 3 d.).

Heaviness in the stomach, for two hours after breakfast.

Pressure above the stomach, on the orifice, in the evening.

Violent pressure in the stomach and abdomen, the whole forenoon, with pain when touched and when breathing.

Continual pressure in the stomach, with tension in the abdomen.

Pressure in the pit of the stomach (1st d.).

Pressure in the pit of the stomach.

Pressure in the pit of the stomach and the lower part of the chest, on lifting a heavy weight.

Pressure in the pit of the stomach, especially in the afternoon and after straining in lifting; also pain there when touched.

Pressive pain from the pit of the stomach, down to the navel, with cooing in the epigastrium.

Cramp in the stomach, before eating, with abortive eructation.

Contusive pain in the stomach, going off by eructation; also when pressed upon, the stomach pains violently.

Contraction and cramp of the stomach, extending into the chest, from morning to evening.

Wine renews the cramp of the stomach.

Whirling sensation in the pit of the stomach, with rising of dry heat in the face.

Clutching and gnawing at the stomach, and sensation of fullness.

Shooting tension about the pit of the stomach, when respiring.

Throbbing in the pit of the stomach on straightening his body.

Anxious sensation about the pit of the stomach, as from quick, passive motion, e.g., from swinging.

The liver is painful to the touch.

Severe pain of the liver, with regular stools (aft. 8 d.).

Pressure in the hepatic region.

Pressure in the hepatic region.

Pressive pain in the hepatic region, while breathing (aft. 13 d.).

Pressure in the right side of the abdomen.

Pressing outward in the hepatic region.

Dull pressure in the hepatic region.

Sharp pressure below the last true rib, when taking a deep breath and when bending sideways, also when pressing on the right hypogastrium.

A sore pressive pain, as from a blow, in the right hypochondriac region, aggravated by touching it.

Tension in the lower hepatic region and pressure.

Clutching as with the hand in the hepatic region, when coughing and when turning the trunk.

Violent spasmodic pain of the diaphragm in the hepatic region on stooping or from other slight causes, as if the liver was strained.

Pinching in the hepatic region (11th d.).

Pinching and shooting in the hepatic region.

Pinching stitch in the right epigastrium.

Shooting in the liver, in the evening for an hour (aft. 6 d.).

Painless twitching on the surface of the liver, when coughing.

Pain as of rawness in the liver.

Itching in the interior of the liver.

Painful tension in the left hypochondrium.

Aching in the abdomen, in the morning after rising.

Pressure in the middle of the left side of the abdomen.

Pressure in the abdomen, near the hips, now on the right side, now on the left.

Pressive pain in the abdomen, in the morning (5th d.).

Pressive pain in the right hypogastrium, the whole day; he had to walk bent forward for pain, he had to lie down, and became quite short of breath (aft. 6 d.).

Pressure in the abdomen, with drawing pain.

Sharp pressure on a small spot in the middle of the epigastrium.

A frequent pinching pressure outward, to the right of the navel, toward the hip, and somewhat below it.

Heavy weight in the abdomen.

Heavy weight in the left side of the abdomen, unconnected with breathing; but felt constantly and equally while walking, sitting and lying down (aft. 24 h.).

Fullness in the abdomen, with urging toward the rectum.

Full, distended abdomen and cold feet (aft. 6 d.).

Big abdomen and daily pains in it (aft. 2 d.).

Distension of the abdomen, especially just before the menses.

Distension of the abdomen, for several afternoons, beginning at 4 o'clock.

Tension in the abdomen (aft. 6 h.).

Tension and growling in the abdomen.

Distended abdomen, and call to stool, generally only in the evening.

Cramps in the abdomen which is very much distended.

Cramps in the abdomen.

Spasmodic contraction in the abdomen.

Intermittent pressive pinching in the left hypogastrium.

Griping and pinching about the navel, at once in the morning, in bed.

Cutting pain in the abdomen, before the stool (aft. 17 d.).

Cutting colic, at night, in short paroxysms.

Cutting in the epigastrium, every forenoon, and at once early in bed, without diarrhoea, till the afternoon, aggravated by walking.

Transient cutting in the bowels; extending into the flanks and the hips, toward evening (aft. 11 d.).

Clucking intermittent tearing, in a small spot of the middle of the epigastrium, toward the left side.

Drawing pain in the abdomen.

Drawing pain in the abdomen, with pressure.

Drawing pain in the abdomen, extending down into the calves.

Drawing pains in the abdomen.

Pinching drawing quite deep down in the hypogastrium.

Shooting in the lower right hypogastrium, extending to the pelvis, at every breath and every turning of the body, worse in the evening and night (aft. 10 d.).

Burning stitches, on the right side, beside the navel.

Jerks in the abdomen (aft. 4 d.).

Throbbing in the abdomen, with anxious sensation, as from cramp.

The skin of the abdomen is painfully sensitive.

Shooting sore pain in the skin of the abdomen when touched, and even when the clothes touch it.

In the groins, pains, when walking, and pain in the back (aft. 6 d.).

Pains in the hernial region.

Pressure and dull shooting frequently in the right inguinal region.

Pressure outward, in the right inguinal region.

Outward pressure in the left inguinal region, then clucking in the abdominal ring.

Pulsating, tearing pressure outward, in the right flank, near the thigh.

Throbbing, deep in the right abdominal ring.

Shooting in both the groins, late in the evening (2d d.).

Acute, boring stitches on the left side, just above the groin, both when walking and at rest.

Tearing stitches in the hernial region (aft. 24 h.).

Red swelling in the right groin, which, when moving and when touched, pains as if festering (aft. 16 d.).

Small glandular swellings in the groins (aft. 21 d.).

The hernial sac protrudes (at once after the menses) in the inguinal region, with tearing pains.

Growling and tension in the abdomen.

Growling and gurgling in the abdomen.

Cooing in the left epigastrium, audible and palpable.

Clucking in the left side of the abdomen.

Loud rumbling in the abdomen (aft. 16 d.).


He has a repugnance to bread, but likes warm food.

Soon after a meal, a bad taste in the mouth.

After all food and drink, a sour taste in the mouth and palate, with tendency to sour eructation.

After a meal, acidity in the mouth.

After a meal, disagreeably bitter taste in the mouth.

During dinner, much nausea, even to fainting, sweat on the forehead and complete loss of appetite.

After a meal, nausea in the fauces and stomach, even to vomiting, with accumulation of water in the mouth.

Much thirst, after meals.

After meals, frequent eructation.

After meals, retching, with rising to vomit; rising up of water and running of same from mouth (waterbrash).

After dinner, inflation of the stomach and tension in the head.

After meals, the abdomen is bloated.

After meals, he feels full and heavy.

After a meal, sensation in the stomach as of prolonged fasting, but without hunger.

After a meal, colic.

After every meal, pressure in the stomach.

After meals, pinching in the abdomen.

During meals, pressure in the forehead.

During meals, constant shooting in the forehead, and then on moving, severe, single stitches (aft. 36 h.).

After meals, black specks before the eyes with pain, especially of the left eye, aggravated by shaking the head.

After meals, a deep, burning redness over the whole face.

After meals, first redness of the cheeks, then fearful pallor.

After dinner, urgent pressure to urinate, but almost ineffectual.

After meals, a quaking of the whole body.

After meals, throbbing through the whole body.

After meals she is always fatigued and weary, with quicker pulse (aft. 10 d.).

After meals, irresistible drowsiness.

After dinner, irresistible sleep and then languor.

During meals, shivering, shaking the whole body, but without a chill.

After meals, hot hands.

During eating, he feels as if the food touched a sore spot, when there arises a pressure there.

Sour eructation after every meal, with regurgitation of digested food, leaving for an hour a fetid taste in the mouth, with numbness of the head (aft. 11 d.).

Heartburn, for half an hour after every meal, with sour eructation and burning in the scrobiculus cordis for many hours, almost taking his breath, and making him very weak.

Heartburn, after the meal (cold mutton roast) with a pressure on the chest, as if a stone lay upon it (aft. 33 d.).

Heartburn, for three hours after a meal, aggravated by smoking tobacco.

Hiccup, after every meal (aft. 19 d.).

Loathing at the sight of food, with accumulation of saliva, and insipid, flat taste in the mouth.

Vomiting, at night, of food and bile, after previous nausea and anguish about the heart (aft. 9 d.).

Empty feeling in the stomach, before dinner, so that he had to yawn continually.

Violent stomachache, after a meal and slight cold, with chilliness, so that she could not get warm, and dying off of the hands (aft. 23 d.).

Pressure in the pit of the stomach, before dinner.

Pressure and cutting in the abdomen, before dinner.

Cutting in the hypogastrium, after dinner, and then a stitch extending into the tip of the glans, twice in succession.


Much eructation, alternating with yawning.

Empty eructation, the whole day (16th d.).

Constant bilious eructation, in the afternoon.

Sour eructation, with bellyache (at once).

Much sourish eructation.

Burning eructation, like a kind of heartburn.


Pressive pain in the epigastrium, as from flatus, increased on drawing in the belly, diminished by empty eructation.

Distension of the abdomen from flatulence (aft. 4 d.).

Distension of the abdomen, toward evening, and incarcerated flatus.

Tension in the abdomen, with much accumulation of flatus.

Tension of the abdomen, with incarceration of flatus.

Pinching in the abdomen, relieved by emission of flatus (aft. 4 h.).

Accumulation of flatus in the evening; the flatus only passes off in part, with pressure in the umbilical region.

Tormented by flatulence, at once in the morning, before breakfast.

Retention of flatus after having been seated for two hours.

Retention of flatus, and he feels worse from it (aft. 6 d.).

Much flatus seems to excite tension and clucking, now here, now there, in the abdomen, the hypochondria, and even in the back, the costal region and the chest; relieved by empty eructation.

The production of much flatus, which accumulates here and there, seems to be a chief symptom of the club-moss pollen, and a large part of the pains produced seems to be caused by this.

Severe colic, in the evening, like incarceration of flatus, then rumbling in the abdomen, and discharge of flatus (aft. 10 d.).

Much motion of flatus, toward evening, and some pain in the abdomen thence, with a subdued discharge of inodorous flatus, while the abdomen is distended.

Discharge of flatus, after previous colic (aft. 4 d.).


Nausea, every morning, while fasting.

Nausea in the afternoon, with rising of sourish taste.

Nausea, with tightness in the chest, and the scrobiculus cordis, and lassitude in the lower limbs, briefly relieved by empty eructation, then returning, with formication in the oesophagus and the scrobiculus cordis.

Nausea rises into his head, which pains as if oppressed and benumbed, even to the nape; with this there is trembling of the hands; better in the open air.

Nausea in the room, but it goes off in the open air; and again nausea in the open air that is relieved in the room.

Nausea, with heat in the abdomen and icy cold in the face (aft. 2 d.).

Waterbrash, almost every other day, griping in the pit of the stomach; nausea, she has to open her mouth wide, from which, seemingly rising from the stomach, there runs much salty water.

Accumulation of water in the mouth, with nausea; she had to spit out much (the first two mornings).

Tearing and drawing pain in the stomach, with nausea and pain in the abdomen, as from a needle stuck into the bowels.


Inclination to vomit, with retching up of effervescing foam.

After the noon-nap, the child vomited mucus five times.

Vomiting of coagulated blood and of an acrid liquid.

Pinching in the abdomen, in the afternoon (after a normal stool, from 3 to 10 o'clock, with nausea and inclination to vomit.)

Cutting in the abdomen about midnight, with vomiting and diarrhoea.

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