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Nux Vomica - Abdomen symptoms - Clarke

Poison-nut, Nux, Nux vom, Colubrina, Nux-v.

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HPUS indication of Nux Vomica: Vomiting

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

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Sensation as if everything in abdomen would fall down, obliging him to walk carefully.

Affections in the inner belly generally; also upper belly, inner part; sense of stricture or tightness around hypochondriac region.

Contractive pain in the hypochondria.

Cannot bear his clothes tight around hypochondria.

Stitches in region of liver; agg. from contact or motion.

Throbbing pain as from hepatic abscesses.

Jaundice; gall-stones.

Painful sensitiveness of hepatic region to the slightest touch, and to every movement, with pulsative, shooting, pressive, and tensive pains.

Pressure and stinging in region of liver.

Swelling (inflammation) and induration of the hepatic region.

Periodical (colic) pains in abdomen, esp. after eating and drinking.

Pain in abdomen in open air, as from a chill, with sensation as of an approaching attack of diarrhoea.

Sensation of heaviness, and swelling in abdomen.

Heat and burning, or sensation of excoriation, as if parts were raw, or pain, as from a bruise in abdomen.

Congestion of blood and ebullition in abdomen.

Movements in abdomen as from something alive, and commotion of intestines when walking.

Labour-like spasms in abdomen and uterus, extending into legs.

Flatulent colic, sometimes in morning, but principally after eating or drinking, and often with pressive pains, as if caused by stones great flatulency, which is incarcerated in hypochondria, or mounts towards chest, frequent borborygmi, and grumbling in abdomen, pressure on anus, perinćum, and urinary organs (towards the genitals), sacral pains, distension of abdomen, anxiety, fatigue, and necessity to lie down.

Pain, as from a bruise in integuments of abdomen, agg. when moving, pressing on them, coughing, laughing, &c., with painful sensitiveness to touch.

Jerking and twitching in abdominal muscles.

Palpitation of abdominal muscles, with sensation as if something were running about in them.

Sensation of weakness in inguinal ring, as if a hernia were about to protrude.

Hernia; incarcerated hernia.

Swelling of inguinal glands.

Excoriation in angle of groin.


Salt, sulphurous, sweetish, metallic, herbaceous, or mucous taste in mouth.

Acid taste in mouth, agg. in morning, or after eating (and drinking).

Putrid taste, agg. in the morning.

No hunger.

Thirst, sometimes with dislike to all drinks, principally water, milk, and beer, or with desire for beer or milk.

Ravenous hunger after drinking beer.

Craving for brandy or for chalk.

Periodical bulimy in afternoon.


Aching, tension, fulness, and distension of abdomen, and esp. of epigastrium, agg. after a meal.

Colic, with cramp-like, contractive, and compressive pains, or cuttings and shootings, or sharp and drawing pains in the umbilical region, in sides, and in hypogastrium, agg. after a meal, or after having partaken of coffee, in morning, and often with inclination to vomit, eructations, heat of face, lassitude, and drowsiness.

Pyrosis, agg. after taking acids, or fat food.

Continual nausea, and inclination to vomit, agg. in morning, or during a meal, or after eating or drinking.

Periodical attacks of vomiting; of food, of sour-smelling mucus, of dark, clotted blood; and during pregnancy.

Retching, and violent vomiting of mucus and sour matter, or of food, or insipid matter, or bile, agg. after having drunk or eaten, or in morning, or else at night, and often with headache, cramps in legs and feet, anxiety, and trembling of limbs.

After dinner (some hours after), pressure in stomach, dulness of head and hypochondriacal mood.

Sensation in cardia as if the food were stopped there and returned into oesophagus.

Acid taste of food, esp. of bread (of rye or of wheat) and of milk.

Bitter taste in mouth, of sputa, of food, and esp. of bread.

Insipidity of food (hunger with aversion to food), esp. of milk, bread, meat, coffee, and tobacco.

Want of appetite, and dislike to food, esp. rye-bread, tobacco, and coffee, and sometimes with constant thirst.

Hunger, sometimes with dislike to food, or prompt satiety.

Tastelessness for all food.

During a meal, heat in head, sweat on forehead, nausea, and fainting.

After a meal, risings and regurgitations, nausea, inclination to vomit, and vomiting of food, pressure and cramp-like pains in stomach, pressive inflation in epigastrium, colic, pyrosis, head bewildered and painful, uneasiness and hypochondriacal humour, anxiety, vertigo, and syncope, coldness and shivering, with heat in head and face, redness of cheeks, fatigue, and drowsiness.

Rye-bread and acids equally occasion sufferings, but fattest food is sometimes taken with impunity.

Animal food agg.


Nausea, particularly where patient feels very sick at the stomach, feels "If I only could vomit, I would be so much better.".

Empty vomiturition; straining to vomit (in drunkards).

Regurgitation and vomiting of blood, mixed with clots and black substances, with cuttings, ebullition in the chest, and flow of black blood, with hard fćces.

Drinks oppress the stomach, and often cause nausea, with inclination to vomit.


Abortive risings, with painful feeling of spasmodic contraction in oesophagus.

Frequent, and often bitter and acid risings and regurgitations.

Frequent and violent hiccough.

They want to belch, but a kind of oesophageal constriction seems to prevent it.

Belching of wind, which is difficult.

Constant sick feelings affecting body here and there.


Scraped sensation in pit of stomach.


Colic and pressure in stomach extending to shoulders in morning, fasting, and after eating.

Pressure and tension in pit of stomach, with tension opposite, between shoulder-blades.

Constrictive colic generally, with waterbrash.

Colic of coffee and brandy drinkers.

Sinking in pit of chest with craving appetite follows an overdose.

Disordered stomach from over-eating; from debauchery; from high living; from drugs; from sedentary habits.

Pain, as from a bruise, pulsation, burning pain, sensation of excoriation and distressing pains in stomach.

Painful sensitiveness in pit of stomach to least pressure; tight clothes are insupportable.

Great uneasiness in prćcordial region, as if heart would burst.

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