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Nux Vomica - Abdomen symptoms - T.F. Allen

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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Pain as if the intestines were beaten, even in the loins, with a kind of nausea, in the morning, in bed,

Pain in the abdominal muscles, as if beaten, especially painful on motion,

Constrictive cramp in the abdomen and uterus, like griping and clawing (with profuse discharge of clotted blood),


Hunger, though with aversion to food,

No relish for food; soon satisfied (fifth day),

Desire for sauces with my food; usually I do not care for them, but live very plainly; this desire lasted several weeks, then ceased,

Aversion to the usual food and drink, and the customary tobacco and coffee,

Food disgust him,

After eating, aversion to the food just eaten, especially if she does not lie down,

Aversion to food (immediately),

Hiccough before dinner (after twenty-four hours),

Nausea, an hour before dinner (after sixteen hours),

Nausea after dinner (after forty hours),

Nausea after dinner and drink, followed by thirst, and after drinking abdomen distended, as if swollen,

A kind of faintness during dinner, with nausea and flushes of heat, all of which disappear on lying down,

A feeling after eating as if he were sick, and had, notwithstanding his sickness, overloaded himself with food,

Qualmishness for an hour after dinner (after three hours),

After dinner he suddenly became qualmish and nauseated; followed by vertigo and attacks of faintness, after many eructations without taste or odor (after thirteen days),

After a meal he is qualmish, anxious, nauseated, and sick, as after a violent purge; the sensation rises up from the pit of the stomach,

Pain in the stomach, as if beaten, shortly before eating, disappearing on eating,

Disagreeable sensation in the stomach and abdomen, as from emptiness, associated with hunger, an hour before dinner,

Jaundice, with aversion to food, and short attacks of faintness; after which he felt sick and weak,

Pain just below the umbilicus, as from a stone, that always takes away the breath, so that he could breathe only with difficulty, immediately after dinner (after seventy, and ninety hours),


Flatulence rises from the abdomen and becomes incarcerated under the short ribs (after twenty hours),

Pain in the abdomen, as from incarcerated flatus,

Flatulence, here and there, in the abdomen, causing pressure and anxiety,

Flatulence seems to mount up into the chest, to tighten it, and cause sticking pressure, here and there (immediately),

Everything that he eats seems to cause flatulence, which rises up and causes anxiety,

Pain as from incarcerated flatus, low down in the lower abdomen, with pain in the small of the back, in the morning,


Want of appetite and constant nausea (after several days),

Thirst and good relish for drink, but drinking is soon followed by qualmishness, nausea, in the evening (after twelve hours),

Constant nausea and want of appetite (after several days),


Nausea, even in the morning,

Nausea, in the morning, affecting the body here and there, as if everything were fermenting (after twelve hours),

Qualmish nausea after eating (qualmishness),

Nausea (about 5 P.M.), (after twenty hours),

When she wishes to eat she is attacked with nausea,

Smoking makes him nauseated and qualmish (after three hours, and eight hours),

Qualmishness about the heart, with nausea, and accumulation of saliva, in the morning; in the afternoon, shivering,

The epigastric region is very sensitive to external pressure; could not allow the hand to lie upon the stomach without causing nausea,

Pressure in the pit of the stomach, in the morning, followed by cutting in the abdomen, and constant nausea (after twenty-four hours),

A sick feeling in the pit of the stomach like nausea, towards evening,

Colic, rather more cutting than griping, that causes nausea,


Nausea and Vomiting.

Nausea in the pit of the stomach, in the afternoon, though not amounting to vomiting (after three days),

After anxiety nausea, and rapid respiration, then dry cough caused by the nausea, with qualmishness and vomiting,

Nausea, and efforts to vomit, without vomiting (after one hour),

Complained of being very sick, made many attempts to vomit,

Inclination to vomit (soon),

Violent vomiting,


Copious vomiting, after large quantities of milk,

Vomiting, several times (after one hour),

Vomiting of sour-smelling and sour-tasting mucus, towards evening, with headache like a tearing (?) around about the lower portion of the skull (after nine hours),

Vomiting of sour mucus, in the forenoon (after twenty hours),

Retching, as if to vomit, while hawking the mucus from the fauces (after four hours),

Efforts at vomiting,

Efforts to vomit,


Constrictive pain in the hypochondria (after six, and twelve hours),

Throbbing pain in and below the hepatic region, as if an ulcer would form,

Fine sticking pain in the hepatic region (after a few hours),

Umbilicus and Sides.

Sensation of pulling and kneading, as if something drawn from the limbs were being collected into a ball in the umbilical region,

Violent stitches in the umbilical region (after a quarter of an hour),

A pinching-pressive pain in the side of the abdomen,

During the menses a pressing-outward pain in the side of the abdomen (after ten hours),

Cramplike pain in the left side of the abdomen, associated with qualmishness, that is felt especially in the pit of the stomach,

Bruised pain in the side of the abdomen and in the loins, when touched,

Drawing pain in the left side above the navel,

Sticking in the left side of the abdomen on deep breathing,

Sticking in the right side of the abdomen, that takes away the breath, and is relieved by pressure with the hand, in the forenoon,

Griping drawing a few times in the side of the abdomen, extending upward in the abdominal ring (after a quarter of an hour),

Stitches in the side of the abdomen on moving,

Sensation of internal swelling in the sides of the abdomen, below the short ribs,

Bubbling in the side of the abdomen, with anxiety,

General Abdomen.

Loud rumbling and gurgling in the abdomen, in the morning,

Loud rumbling in the abdomen, with internal motions, as if a stool would follow; wherewith she became weak and was obliged to lie down,

Rumbling and gurgling in the abdomen, in the morning in bed; spasmodic and griping flatulent colic, with heat in the palms of the hands and soles of the feet (after twenty hours),

Rumbling in the abdomen, in the afternoon,

Croaking in the abdomen, as from frogs,

Flatulent distension of the abdomen after eating (after twelve hours),

Flatulent distension, immediately after drinking,

Fulness in the upper abdomen, after eating a little, and even on beginning to eat,

Pressive distension of the abdomen,

Colic, as if diarrhoea from taking cold would come on (after five hours),

Cutting colic, with qualmishness,

Colic, in the open air, as from taking cold,

Colic, with a sensation of dryness in the lips, and heat in the face,

Colic, as from taking cold, during the morning sweat, on the slightest uncovering,

Flatulent colic, in the upper abdomen, in the evening, after lying down (after five, ten, and thirteen hours),

Flatulent colic after a stool, as if the intestines, here and there, were pressed hard by stones (after four hours),

Violent pain in the abdomen,

Intolerable pains in the abdomen (after one hour),

The abdomen is painful to touch,

Griping-tearing pain in the abdomen, extending to the chest (after one hour),

Constrictive pain in the abdomen,

Pain in a small spot in the abdomen, when touched or from the pressure of the clothes, together with pain like fine needle-like stitches; after walking a long distance,

Pain in the upper abdomen, as if the clothes were too tight,

Pain in the abdominal ring, in the morning, in bed, as if a hernia would become incarcerated,

Drawing-tearing pain in the abdomen, that comes from both sides above the ossa innominata,

Drawing-tensive pain in the abdomen,

Tearing pain in the abdomen, in the afternoon, after 4 o'clock (after one hour),

Cramp in the abdomen,

Pain like needle-stitches, in the abdomen (after four, and six hours),

Pain in the abdomen, as if everything in it were sore, on every step, while walking,

Jerking and twitching in the abdominal muscles under the skin,

The abdominal muscles are painful, as if bruised, only on touch or motion of the body,

Feeling of creeping in the abdominal muscles; the place felt numb, dead, and seemed swollen,

Drawing tearing in the abdomen,

Griping and pinching in the abdomen, about the navel, whenever he eats anything,

Griping in the abdomen (after one hour),

Griping in the abdomen, as from worms, after drinking coffee, disappearing on bending the trunk backward, but returning on stooping (after one hour),

Griping and digging in the abdomen,

Griping in the upper abdominal region, when she wishes to go to stool,

Alternating grasping and clawing (now grasping, now loosening) in the upper abdominal region,

Burning cutting, more in the upper abdomen and more frequently on moving about,

The band of the clothes above the hips is always tight, and seems always to be tightly drawn,

Moving about in the abdomen, very early in the morning (after eighteen hours),

Agitation in the abdomen from below upward, without perceptible heat,

Sensation of increased warmth in the abdomen, in the morning,

In the abdomen, a sensation of warmth that was not disagreeable, and as if something were loose and in motion,

Sensation as if everything in the abdomen would fall down, which obliged him to walk carefully,

Sensation as of a weight in the abdomen,

On walking, a sensation in the abdomen as if the intestines swashed about,

Sensation of weakness in the abdominal ring, as if a hernia would occur (after twenty hours),

Hypogastrium and Iliac Regions.

Pressure like a distension, in the lower abdomen, on taking a breath, talking, or external touch,

Pinching-pressing colic, and fermenting rumbling in the lower abdomen, followed by watery diarrhoea, very early in the morning (after twenty-four hours),

Persistent cutting colic, in the lower abdomen, rising to the upper abdomen, where it amounted to a griping,

Cutting colic in the lower abdomen, with qualmishness, a sweetish disgusting taste in the mouth, weakness, and great sleepiness, in the morning, recurring after twenty-four hours (after half an hour, and twenty-four hours),

Pressive pain in the lower abdomen, especially extending towards the anus,

Constriction in the lower abdomen and a forcing-down towards the genitals, while walking in the open air,

Forcing-down towards the genitals, in the lower abdomen,

Pressive pain in the pubic region,

A feeling of being puffed up and swollen in the lower half of the abdomen (fifth day),

Development of a tendency to an inguinal hernia (after five, seven, and eight hours),

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