Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Zincum Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Burning thirst (6th d.).
Intense thirst for water.
Thirst for beer, in the evening.
Thirst from noon till evening, or also from morning till evening.
Thirst during dinner or after dinner.
Thirst in the evening till lying down, with increased bodily warmth.
Thirst with heat in the palms, in the afternoon.
Thirst in the afternoon during the menses.
No appetite and hardly any taste.
Little appetite at dinner.
Distaste to meat, and to cooked warm food.
Distaste for fish (which before that he was very fond of).
No hunger in the evening.
There is no hunger in the morning (aft. 1 ½ h.).
Diminished appetite at noon.
Less hunger at noon, but more in the afternoon.
He does not relish his dinner, while there is pain in the stomach as from fasting.
Loathing of veal, which she usually liked, in the evening; the morsel swelled up in her mouth.
Loathing and aversion to the sweetness of sugar.
The dinner tastes better than usually.
The hunger can hardly be satisfied, in the evening.