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Sepia - Chest symptoms - Hahnemann

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



Tightness of the chest, in the morning and evening.

Much oppression on the chest, especially while walking.

Asthmatic, especially during palpitation after emotional excitement.

Oppression of the chest, in the morning on awaking.

He awakes in the morning in a perspiration, with intense asthma; it continues for four hours.

Oppression of the chest, very severe, without touching it.

Pressive pain upon the chest, aggravated by certain movements.

Pressive pain on the left lowest ribs, also when touching them.

Intense pressure on the chest, in the evening in bed.

Pressive pain on the left lowest rib, only when waking.

Intermittent pressure on the right side of the chest, relieved by empty eructation.

Pressive drawing on the right false ribs, toward the back; it goes off by moving and by rubbing.

Pressure on the upper part of the sternum, as from a load.

The chest feels constricted, in the morning (aft. 7 d.).

Tensive pressure on the chest, more on the left side.

Attacks of tension on the chest.

Tension extending backward on the left ribs, as after a cold.

Aching of the whole chest.

Shooting in the left side of the chest, in coughing (aft. 6 d.).

Shooting, toward evening, in the right side of the chest, on inspiring.

Shooting in the right side, while walking in the open air.

Shooting in the right side, in the morning, after being half asleep.

Shooting deep in the interior of the chest.

Shooting pain in the right side of the chest, while expiring (aft. 10 d.).

Violent shooting in the chest at every inspiration; he could only draw in a little air; this caused his head to be muddled (aft. 5 d.).

Short, sharp stitch in the right side of the chest (aft. 4 h.).

Stitch, for one minute, in the region of the right lowest rib, toward the pit of the stomach, going off through eructation.

Shooting in the heart, in the afternoon (aft. 5 d.).

Rawness in the chest, as of raw flesh.

Severe burning in the sternum.

Burning pain in the sternum, while drinking beer.

Burning sore pain in the upper part of the left side of the chest, also when touching it.

Tearing pressure, high in the upper part of the left side of the chest, beside the shoulder-joint; after being relieved by eructation, it soon returns with violence.

Violent tearing in the lower right ribs.

Ebullition and rush of blood to the chest, as if spitting of blood would ensue.

Ebullition, like clucking, in the left side of the chest.

Palpitation, in the evening, for a quarter of an hour.

Palpitation, with shooting in the left side of the chest.

The heart palpitates convulsively, with great anxiety and trembling of the fingers and the lower limbs.

Itching on the chest (aft. 4 d.).

Itching on the upper part of the sternum.

Itching of the left nipple, it bleeds at times and threatens to ulcerate.

Shooting in one of her breasts.

Shooting in the right mammillary glands, worse when she gets cold in walking or driving, but she does not see or feel any other ailment therein.

Around armpit

Pressure in the upper part of the left side of the chest, toward the axilla, mostly when strongly expiring; on touching it, the spot aches as after a blow.


Beating in the scrobiculus cordis, in the morning, then ebullition in the chest, like palpitation, then burning heat in the face and the body, without any externally noticeable heat and redness, and without thirst, but with some perspiration.

Beating in the left side of the chest (aft. 26 d.).

Intermission of the heart beats, with anxiety.

Intermission of the heart beats, chiefly after meals.


The breath is much shorter.

Short breath (at once).

Short breath, during a walk.

Short breath, during a walk, as if the chest was full.

Asthma, with mucus firmly lodged on the chest.

Impure breath, as if she had mucus on her chest.

Loud puffing during inspiration.

Lack of breath at the slightest movement.

The breath is arrested while standing.

Severe oppression of the chest, in the evening, rendering respiration difficult, and much aggravated on lying down; she had to sit up in bed; attended with flickering before the eyes.

He cannot breathe deep on account of tightness round about the lower part of the chest.

The respiration is difficult rather than short.

Tightness and oppression of the chest, with shooting in it on breathing deeply.

Oppressed and very tight in the chest, he awakes at night; he had to breathe with difficulty and deeply for an hour, and felt somewhat tight even in the morning after awaking (aft. 2 d.).

Fit of asthma at night; he lay, bending his head forward, he felt tightness in his chest and had to breathe deeply to get air, for one hour; then cough with the expectoration of viscid saliva (aft. 4 d.).

Severe oppression of breathing toward evening, caused by a pressure above the scrobiculus cordis.

Oppression of the breathing in the evening, from a pain below the right short ribs, which prevented the least motion on her part.

Pressure on the chest when stooping and breathing deeply.

Sensation of heaviness on the chest, compelling deep breathing.

Fullness and contraction of the chest, impeding respiration.

Shooting in the right side of the chest and the scapula, during respiration and coughing.

Constant stitches in the left side of the chest, unaffected by respiration.

Palpitation with sensation of anxiety, compelling one to breathe deeply, without affecting the mind, for several days (aft. 22 d.).


After supper, hiccup.

Eructation, alternating with hiccups.

Hiccups after eating, for a quarter of an hour.

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