Extreme irritation of stomach. Vomiting of everything taken, even a teaspoonful of water. Extreme sensitiveness of stomach : he does not want to be touched. Vomiting of bile and blood. Everything that comes up or goes down burns. Extreme restlessness, anxiety, prostration.



“Vomiting and retching; tearing the very inside out by that awful retching.

Vomits blood : bright red blood.

Craves bitter things, wine, beer, brandy.

If he could only swallow something bitter ! yet everything, except water, tastes bitter.”.

KENT. Terrible anxiety and restlessness (Ars.).


“Cham. has much vomiting. Violent retching to vomit : as if it would tear the stomach or tear the body. Covered with cold sweat.

Antidotes morphia retching (Phos., chloroform). Cham. is hypersensitive-frantic : things are intolerable.

A child, with pain, spitefully moans, yells, screams. Violently excited with pain.

Angry with pain or suffering.” KENT.


“Lean, hungry, withered : always selecting his food and almost digesting none.”.

Aversion to meat which makes him sick.

“When stomach is sick, with Nux, there is retching and straining as if the action were going the wrong way : as if it would force the abdomen open : retches, gags, strains, and after prolonged effort finally empties the stomach.”.

Nux is irritable : violent : hypersensitive.

In abdomen also, reversed peristalsis : one of the great remedies of spasms.

“If I could only vomit I would feel better.”.

Vomit : oily, greasy; food, drink, bile, blood.


Extreme irritation of stomach. Vomiting of everything taken, even a teaspoonful of water. Extreme sensitiveness of stomach : he does not want to be touched.

Vomiting of bile and blood.

Everything that comes up or goes down burns.

Extreme restlessness, anxiety, prostration.

Vomiting after ice cream (Puls.).


Vomiting persistent : offensive : stertorous. “Coffee-ground” vomiting.

In ptomaine (Ars.) or sewer gas poisoning.

Horribly offensive, painless (?) involuntary diarrhoea.

Vomits water when it becomes warm (Phos.).

Characteristic tongue : smooth as if varnished ; fiery red.

Pulse and temperature do not move together.

Antimonium tart.

Constant nausea : deadly loathing of food.

Violent retching : straining to vomit.

“Stomach seems to take on a convulsive action. With great effort a little comes up, then a little more.” (A never-get-done stomach drug.).

Any food is vomited, with quantities of mucus-tenacious, stringy (Kali bi.).

Vomiting followed by drowsiness and prostration : irresistible inclination to sleep (as with all Ant. tart. complaints.) (Comp. Aeth.).

“Face presents a perfect picture of anxiety and despair” (Ars.).

Extraordinary craving for apples.


Vomiting : forcible; excessive : violent, with continued nausea, retching and great prostration. Of food and drink; or drink only.

Vomits whenever he moves (Bry.) or drinks.

With painful distortion of face : with cold sweats.

Characteristic, cold sweat on forehead.

Thirst for coldest drinks : craves ice.

May be simultaneous vomiting and purging (Ars.,etc.).

Veratrum viride.

Long continued vomiting of glairy mucus p.c.; of bile; of blood.

Smallest quantity of food or drink immediately rejected; with collapse, very slow pulse, and cold sweat.

Red streak down centre of tongue.


Violent retching, then copious and forcible vomiting of food and then of bile.

Nausea. Loathing of food. Loathes the sight and smell of food. Smell of fish, eggs, fat, broths cause nausea and faintness (Gamb.). (Comp. Ars., Sepia.).

Coldness or burning in stomach (Phos.).

Abdomen distended with flatus : tympanitic.

(The remedy that saves cows when they have got into clover and “eaten themselves so full they are going to explode.”) (Comp. China.).


Frightful vomiting and purging, with fainting.

Nausea and vomiting after food and drink.

emptiness; gnawing; sharp stitches in stomach, causing starting (Sep.).

Heat in stomach, or sensation like a cool and refreshing wind blowing there.

Rumbling and rolling in bowels : with the Gamb. diarrhoea : “sudden stool, comes with one gush” (Crot. tig.).


Violent vomiting: in the morning: as soon as he begins to move (Bry.) : deathly nausea.

Dreadful faint feeling in stomach.

Nausea; incessant; with frequent vomiting: vertigo : cold sweat (Verat.).

Violent efforts to vomit.



Cuprum is not passive in its business : it has violence everywhere : violent diarrhoea; violent vomiting; violent spasms; strange and violent in mania and delirium..

It is a remedy of spasms and cramps.

Curious symptom: “tightness, stomach, affects voice, which becomes cracked and squeaky.” KENT.


Vomiting of large masses of dark green bile and mucus; or of large quantities of watery glairy fluid, with watery diarrhoea.

Crampy pains : cramps. Cramps, calves.

May be useful in vomiting of pregnancy (P.370).


Vomiting at once p.c. After bread.

Bitter vomiting: of bile : of blood.

Nausea and vomiting worse from movement; from slightest movement (Tab., Verat.).

Bry. is usually better for pressure; but stomach and abdominal pains are the exception; they will not tolerate pressure.

Epigastrium painful, sensitive. Pressure as from a stone in stomach p.c.

Worse eating: worse from oysters : bread.

Stitching pains: as if stomach would burst.

Sanguinaria can.

Habitual sick headaches (Iris). Better perfectly quiet in a dark room.

Rush of blood to head, nausea and fainting, till vomiting sets in.

Violent pain in head: > hard pressure.

During vomiting, headache, burning in stomach, with craving to eat.

Vomits bitter water: sour acrid fluids.


Very sick headaches, with vomiting of a sweetish (Plumb.) substance, or of an extremely sour fluid which excoriates throat.

Bilious vomiting, with hot head and sweat.

Periodic vomiting spells (Sang.): once a month or six weeks; last two or three days.

Burning mouth, tongue, throat, to stomach.

“Vomiting of stringy, glairy, ropy,mucus, which hangs down in strings.” NASH, (he gives a case.) (Comp. Kali bi.) Profuse salivation.


Most distressing vomiting; stomach rejects almost everything.

Violent vomiting of sweetish, sour or bitter substance; “like white of egg”.

Violent pressure in stomach, as from a heavy weight, with pain in back; with strangling sensation and colic. Gulps up sweetish water.

Pain abdomen to back. Characteristic sensation: as if abdominal walls were pulled in: as if abdomen and back were too close together. Intense retraction of abdomen.

Argentum nit.

Incessant vomiting of food. May spit up food by the mouthful till stomach is empty. (Comp. phos., Ferr.).

May have vomiting and purging at the same moment (Ars.). “Gushing both ways.”.

Characteristic : craves sweets, sugar, which disagree. Violent belching.

“Has cured inveterate ulceration of stomach with vomiting of blood.” KENT.

Hurry : tormented by imaginations.

Apprehension and anticipation.

“Exam. funk.”.

Apprehension in a child : “vomits as soon as she hears the school bell” (Cured).

Intolerant of heat.


Nausea; vomiting; burning in stomach. better for cold things-ice cream : worse warm things (rev. of Ars.) : worse; hands in warm water, entering a warm room, taking warm things into stomach.

Constant nausea except when something cold is in stomach-when water drunk becomes warm, it comes up. (Comp. Bism.).

But phos. has also coldness, “as if freezing” in stomach. (Kreos.).

“Goneness, as if stomach has been removed” : especially at eleven a.m.

Regurgitation of food by mouthfuls till stomach is empty (Arg. nit., Ferr.).

Vomiting of bile, blood : “coffee-grounds” vomit (Kreos.).

Phos. antidotes the vomiting of chloroform.


Cold water relieves : or is vomited.

“Vomiting of large quantities with intense thirst : water is vomited the moment it reaches the stomach :-water only is so vomited.” NASH. Surface of patient is warm.

Pressure as from a load in one spot.

Vomiting at intervals of days when food has filled the stomach; then vomits in enormous quantities, lasting all day.

Inexpressible pain in stomach.

Restlessness; anguish; great prostration.


Most of its acute complaints begin with vomiting.

Persistent NAUSEA, which nothing relieves.

“Not relieved by vomiting, just as sick after as before.”.

“Constant unavailing desire to vomit : or immediately after, wish to do it again.”.

Vomiting with a clean tongue.

Feels as if stomach hung down, relaxed.

Disgust and loathing of food (Colch.).

Affects both stomach and vomiting centre (Apocyanum).

Antimonium crud.

Constant nausea : feels all the time as if he had an overloaded stomach. As if he had eaten too much, when he has not eaten.

Feels distended, though abdomen is flat.

The vomiting does not relieve (Ipec.).

Tongue white, or coated white (Bry., etc.).

Desire for acids : worse for vinegar, sour wine.

Worse : bread and pastry; over-eating.


Soon p.c. burning pain in stomach; then fullness and increasing nausea; ends in vomiting of food, as eaten, only sour and acrid, coming up an hour or two after eating.

Stomach seems unable to digest; after patient empties it there is constant nausea (Ipec.).

Water, after it is wallowed, taste bitter.

Desire for, or aversion to meat.

Cold feeling in stomach, as if cold water or ice were there (Phos.).

Kreos, is haemorrhagic, and putrid.

Margaret Lucy Tyler
Margaret Lucy Tyler, 1875 – 1943, was an English homeopath who was a student of James Tyler Kent. She qualified in medicine in 1903 at the age of 44 and served on the staff of the London Homeopathic Hospital until her death forty years later. Margaret Tyler became one of the most influential homeopaths of all time. Margaret Tyler wrote - How Not to Practice Homeopathy, Homeopathic Drug Pictures, Repertorising with Sir John Weir, Pointers to some Hayfever remedies, Pointers to Common Remedies.