A homeopathic remedy for all aspects of abdominal discomfort including fullness, distension, bloating, flatulence, acid reflux, heartburn and indigestion.
Many of the above symptoms may be precipitated by apprehension, fear and nervousness, which are also relieved by this remedy.
|Remedy||Symptoms covered by specific remedy|
|Anacardium orientale 30c||General indigestion; belching, nausea and vomiting; weak digestion with fullness and distention; empty feeling in stomach with continual rumbling. Pain is better after eating and recurs 2-3 hours thereafter.|
|Argentum nitricum 30c||All symptoms of indigestion brought on by apprehension and anticipatory anxiety e.g. belching, wind, nausea, vomiting, burning stomach pains. Craving for sweets or chocolates aggravates the symptoms. Patient may crave cold drinks.|
|Carbo vegetabilis 30c||Gastric distress felt within half an hour of eating due to adverse effects of alcohol, fatty & salty food. Food ferments before it digests resulting in belching. Abdominal heaviness and sleepiness; nausea and aversion to milk, meat and fatty foods; acidity in stomach especially while lying down.|
|Graphites 12c||Burning pain and belching. Pain worse for hunger and better after eating. Need to snack frequently.|
|Nux vomica 200c||General effects of overindulgence. Nausea, belching, heartburn and flatulence. Distended, painful stomach. Patient is hungry and craves spices, rich foods and stimulants e.g. coffee, alcohol.|
|Robinia pseudacacia 30c||Excess acidity with burning pains in stomach, heartburn. Belching that burns with acidity. Flatulence and painful abdominal spasms. Vomiting of intensely sour fluid.|
One dose is 3-5 pillules sucked under the tongue in a clean mouth, this applies to adults, children and animals alike.
In acute conditions, dose every hour for 3 doses then every 4 – 6 hours as required for 3-5 days.
If further treatment is required, dose once a week for one month.
This remedy has been successfully used in conjunction with allopathic ulcer/hyperacidity medication in that it reduces the length of treatment required.