Causes: Rich mixed food as pastry, pork, fruits, sweets, ice- cream. Cakes, buck-wheat, coffee; warm food; over loading stomach; tobacco; dietetic indiscretion; fast-food; meats; vexation; veal; indigestible food; ice-cold things; raisins.
Desires: Delicacies; indistinct, knows not what; sweets.
Aversion: Food; smell of food.
Taste: Insipid and clammy, or bitter taste especially in the morning. Sweetish taste, as of blood in the mouth. Bitter taste in the morning. Bloody taste. Earthy taste. Fatty, greasy taste. Insipid taste. Nauseous taste. Loss of taste.
Appetite: Capricious appetite, hunger but knows not for what or refuses things when offered. Appetite wanting. Desire only for delicacies and things sweetened with sugar. Great repugnance and dislike to all food.
Thirst: Extreme thirst, especially during heat and perspiration. Thirstlessness (during heat).
Tongue: Pale; white; yellow; clean. “Pale in all cases”. Allen. “Tongue usually clean.” Boericke.
Nausea: Constant nausea. Persistent nausea. Nausea, as if proceeding from the stomach, with empty eructations and accumulation of much saliva. Nausea and retching from smoking tobacco. Nausea with violent itching of the skin. Nausea with copious salivation. Constant nausea and vomiting, with pale, twitching of the face. Deathly nausea. Nausea during cough. Nausea after eating.
Nausea after eating fats. Nausea from smell of food. Nausea from rich food. Nausea after fruits. Nausea during headache. Nausea during labour. Nausea from lying on side. Nausea before and during menses. Nausea with suppressed menses. Nausea on motion. Nausea during pain. Nausea after pork. Nausea during pregnancy. Nausea after smoking, before stool and during stool. Nausea on stooping. Nausea from sweets. (Graph, Arg-n).
Constant nausea with clean tongue. Nausea, vomiting, thirst; sweat, bad offensive breath; pale face; worse stooping. Excessive nausea and inclination to vomit. Nausea after meals. Nausea from cold food. Severe retching and vomiting, with constant nausea, pale face and blue circles around eyes. Distressing nausea and inclination to vomit with almost all complaints. Nausea with haemorrhages from orifices of the body.
Violent and long- continued nausea, with vomiting, of large quantities of tenacious white, glairy mucus. Constant but unavailing desire to vomit. Immediately after vomiting there is instead of relief, a desire to vomit again, no amelioration by vomiting.
Vomit: Vomiting of food; of mucus; vomiting followed by sleepiness and exhaustion. Vomiting of sour matter. Vomiting with pain in stomach. Vomiting of liquids. Vomiting of water, then of food. Vomiting with offensive breath. Vomiting of a substance like pitch. Vomiting of large quantities of tenacious, white, glairy mucus. Vomiting of ingesta; bile; green; jelly-like mucus; blood; black; pitch-like substance. Vomiting gelatinous matter. Vomiting with heat of hands. Vomiting of green matter.
Vomits with weakness. After vomiting inclined to sleep. Acrid vomiting. Bilious vomiting. Frequent vomiting. Stooping causes vomiting. Violent vomiting. Vomiting immediately after eating; after drinking; of ingesta; of yellow mucus; of bile; of large lumps of fetid mucus; of green, jelly-like mucus; of grass-green mucus; of large quantities of mucus.
“In the stomach the constant nausea is the prominent symptom. This nauseated state may be due to a disordered stomach from injudicious eating or from too great a mixture associated with a white-coated or clean tongue, but it is especially the result of nervous irritability or the accompaniment of the various troubles for which the remedy is useful, particularly haemorrhage from various organs of the body.
There is aversion to all food and persistent nausea which is not relieved even when they are able to vomit. There is a good deal of salivation and the vomited matter consists largely of mucus and sometimes of blood; (blood is black or tar-like.) Empty vomiting. Vomiting of undigested food. Nausea does not cease after vomiting. Water brash.
Eructations: Periodical; on stooping; empty; tasting of food.
Stomach and Abdomen: The stomach disorder may be occasioned by rich food-pork, pastry, fruits, candy, ice-cream. A feeling as if the stomach were hanging down relaxed. Sick feeling in stomach.
Loathing of food. No thirst. Desire for dainties and sweet things. Nausea. Vomiting. Flatulent colic. Griping, pinching about umbilicus, as though the intestines were grasped with hands, aggravated by motion, ameliorated by rest. Sensation of emptiness and relaxation of the stomach. Want of appetite, the stomach feels relaxed. Copious salivation.
Stool: Green mucus, as green as grass, greenish watery, fermented bilious, dark, almost black, looking like frothy molasses. Diarrhoea with nausea and colic, stools green as grass. Stools smelling putrid.
Urine: Turbid urine with brick-dust sediment. Scanty urine, dark red.
Accompaniments: Irritability, restlessness, impatience, ill- humour. Cannot endure the least noise. Pale face with blue margins around the eyes. Convulsive twitches in the muscles of the face and lips. Red skin around the mouth. Constant look of nausea. The corners of the mouth are drawn down. Full of desires, then know not for what. Coldness of one hand, while the other is hot.
Sleeps with the eyes half open, moans and groans. Starts frequently in his sleep. Great weakness and aversion to all food; nausea, with almost all complaints. Twitching in the limbs. Perspiration smelling sour with turbid urine. Skin cool, oppressed breathing. No relief obtained by vomiting, the desire still remaining, cold perspiration.
Aggravation: From vomiting. From the suppression of cutaneous eruptions. From taking veal. From abuse of quinine. In winter and dry weather. In warm moist wind. Cold drinks or ice-cream (colic). From rich food, pork, fat pastry. Ices, lemon-peel, raisins, salads. By eating. From motion. Lying down. Autumn. Unripe fruit or vegetable. Sour, food, anger, vexation.
Amelioration: By rest. Pressure. By closing eyes.