Constipation & Remedies

Homeopathy treatment of Constipation & Remedies from the book Homoeopathy for Mother and infant by Dr. Douglas M. Borland (1950), a useful guide for treating Constipation & Remedies homeopathically. …


ALUMINA. Inactivity, rectum. Must strain for a soft stool. Cannot pass stool, till a long accumulation. Abnormal cravings; chalk, charcoal; coffee grounds; for indigestible things.

NUX VOMICA. Frequent and ineffectual desire for stool or passes only small quantities at each attempt. Alternate constipation and diarrhoea. Irritable, and easily angered. Impatient. Oversensitive to noise, light, odours (? music). Chilly; if perspiring and feverish, must be covered. Chilly if she moves.

OPIUM. Want of susceptibility. Complains of nothing. Bowels seems closed. No desire for stool. Even urine may be retained, with full bladder. Bed too hot. Hot sweat. Sleepy but can’t sleep. Moves to find a cool place. Must be uncovered.

Douglas Borland
Douglas Borland M.D. was a leading British homeopath in the early 1900s. In 1908, he studied with Kent in Chicago, and was known to be one of those from England who brought Kentian homeopathy back to his motherland.
He wrote a number of books: Children's Types, Digestive Drugs, Pneumonias
Douglas Borland died November 29, 1960.