Study of today has built a bridge between dietetic and Hahnemannian therapeutics. It has also considerable relation with non-sector naturism.
There exists not only some food intoxications in general but some intolerances due to some individual factors. In the two cases it is good to apply the Law of Similars giving to the patients the remedies indicated in the table below:
Food not Tolerated are followed by their Homoeopathic Antidotes
Arsenicum-album (Typhoid state) Veratrum-album (choleriform state)
Alstonia (dysenteric): Baptisia (typhoid); Camphor.
In drowned persons: Camphor. Other cases: Anticolibacillary serum of Vincent (in colibacillosis) and also Collecta (diluted and dynamised drain water).
Milk In babies: Aethusa (milk vomited in big clots), Antimonium-crudum. In case of sour vomiting and sour smelling diarrhoea: China Calcarea-carb. Magnesia-carbonica. With periodical liver troubles; Magnesia muriatica. Aversion to milk which is badly digested: Carbo-vegetabilis (flatulence) or China (flatulence which does not ameliorate), Sepia (Gastric goneness which is not ameliorated by eating) Sulphur (gastric goneness better by eating). Diarrhoea during dentition Podophyllum. Diarrhoea by milk : Natrum-carbonicum, Niccolum. Other remedies of troubles caused by milk: Arsenicum-album, Ferrum- metallicum, Kali- iodatum, Kreosotum, Lycopodium. Mercurius- dulcis, Oleum, Jequiris aselli.
Not tolerated by Kali-carbonicum.
Kali-bichromicum (Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea), Aloe,(hemorrhoids, diarrhoea). Sometimes China (painless diarrhoea). Cuprum-metallicum, Ferrum metallicum, Sulphur.
Aloe, China, Colocynthis, Veratrum album for diarrhoea and colic.
Abuse of wine, alcoholism Lachesis, Nux-vomica, Sulphur (Ground remedies) Ranunculus bulbosus (Neuralgia) Spiritus quercus glandium (drainage).Nervous troubles: Zincum-metallicum, Cimicifuga. Delirium tremens: Stramonium absinthum Cimicifuga, Belladonna, Hyoscyamus
Acid drinks, vinegar
Arsenicum-album and Carbo-vegetabilis burning in the stomach; Antimonium crudum (diarrhoea). Desire for acids and pickles Sepia. Desire for acidulated drinks: Antimonium crudum (acute cases). Abuse of acid drinks: aloe, Phosphoric acid, Sulphur.
Acute cases: Digitoxinum (solution of Digitalis in chloroforme). Flatulences: Carbo-vegetabilis, China, Kali carbonicum (abuse of Vichy water), Ignatia, Lycopodium, Nux-vomica, Sepia Thuja (atony, dilatation).
Iced drinks, Ice
Abuse: Ignatia (Feminine, or feminised temperament), Nux-vomica (Masculine temperament, or masculinised temperament). Sometimes Chamomilla (insomnia) Palpitations, tachycardia: Aconite, Spigelia (Cafeine may also be tried in very high dilutions). Diarrhoea by coffee: Cyclamen, Cistus canadensis, Oxalic acid.
Abuse: Ignatia (Irritable, capricious character. Neuralgia: Coffea. Drainage: Pulsatilla.
Thuja, Ignatia, Dioscorea, Ferrum-metallicum. Persons who drink beer prefer tea, and persons addicted to wine prefer coffee by instinctive antidotism (Hering).
Arsenicum-album. It plays the same important part as that of Nux vomica in cases of medicinal intoxications.
Impossible to tolerate any food It is the indication of a nature cure which must be well conducted (Very fractional foods). Carbo-vegetabilis, Aletris-farinosa, Lachesis, Moschus.
Repulsion to the smell of to the sight of foods even if they do not intoxicate)
In persons who cannot change his diet: Natrum – carbonicum, Arsenicum-album, Colchicum, Cocculus indicus, Sepia.