Gastrointestinal symptoms of Nux Vomica –
All the Nux Vomica symptoms are arising from over mental work and sedentary life style. The indoor life and mental strain seek some stimulants to keep him active and energetic like alcohol, coffee, tea, tobacco smoking, morphine and wine possible in excess. Nux vom. The patient is usually addictive of laxatives and their side effects like flatulency and indigestion. Nux vomica Is very hypochondriac and having the fear of disease.
– Fetid and sour taste. Anterior part of the tongue is clean and posterior part is coated with white fur.
– Fetid ulceration of tongue with bloody saliva associated with constipation.
– Rough scraped feeling in the throat.
Nux vomica is an old dyspeptic, lean, hungry, withered, want to bend forward, always selecting his food and digesting almost nothing, having a very weak stomach.
Stimulants, alcohol, wine, pungent, succulent, juices, meat, bitter things, tobacco, coffee, rich fatty food with gravy and seasoned food.
Meat, coffee, wine, alcohol, tobacco, spicy food, bread, salad and water.
Stress, alcohol, overeating, abuse of medicines, abuse of laxatives, irregular eating habits, night watching and debauchery.
-Milk sours on a stomach. Sour taste and nausea in the morning or after eating. Sour & bitter eructation. Difficulty in belching or passing gas. Pain in the stomach aggravated by eating or pain after eating. Vomiting & retching. Feels better after vomiting.
-Ravenous hunger. He is feeling dry before dyspepsia. Gourmand. Bulimia. He loves snacks in the short interval.
-Nux vom. is suited for loss of appetite. They are very hungry but an aversion to food is present due to previous attacks of gastritis, dyspepsia and gastralgia.
-The stomach is sensitive to pressure so that they loosen their cloths. Intolerable for tight bandaging around a waist. Bloated feeling. Pressure as of a stone after several hours of eating.
-Disordered stomach from overeating, stimulants, night watching, laxatives and high living.
-Bruised, soreness and pain in the abdomen.
-Flatulency and distention with spasmodic pain.
-Cramps in abdomen cause desire for stool.
-Pain after eating, much straining and tenesmus.
-Colic from uncovering better by bending forward & heat.
-The weakness of abdominal ring region.
-A strangulated hernia. Nux vom. is specially suited for left inguinal and umbilical hernia.
-Stasis of portal system, portal congestion.
-Abdominal complaints with jaundice.
-soreness, tearing and drawing pain in the liver region. Can’t turn over the bed, must sit up with his hands and then turn over and lie down. Pain causes weeping and fainting.
-The frequent ineffectual desire for stool. Incomplete and unsatisfactory stool. Feeling as if feces remained unexpelled.
-In constipation state the more he strains the harder it is to pass stool. A kind of anti peristalsis. Constriction of a rectum.
-Tenesmus and frequent urging. Actions are turned in opposite directions. After much straining no stool is passes, but after going several times a small quantity of stool passes with at each attempt. Passing stool gives some relief. This activity causes little faintness and disappointment. The absence of all desire for defecation is the contraindication.
-Sedentary life causes piles in nux vomica patient.
-Stasis in the hemorrhoids causes pain in the rectum with discomfort.
-Heaviness and pain with internal piles.
-Ailments from abuse of medicines and laxatives.
-Blind piles with itching and ineffectual urging.
-Pain ameliorated by heat.
-Ailment from meat, alcohol seasoned food or eating a different kind of food at a time. Alternate diarrhoea and constipation present due to over use of medicines and laxatives throughout their lives which cause altered functions in the gastrointestinal tract.
-The frequent desire for stool, much straining but passes little squirt, scanty stool. Tenesmus with straining. Sensation as if the stool is forcing back. A kind of anti-peristalsis action. Faintness due to straining and urging, desire to sit on commode for long time.
-Colic relieved by stool for a time. Constant uneasiness in the rectum. Frequent urging for stool. Great tenesmus. Stool with mucus and blood. Sensation “as if stool not finished”.
Nightlife, irregular food, seasoned food, fatty & rich food with gravy, spicy food, meat, alcohol, wine, debauchery, morphine, abuse of medicines & laxatives, overeating, after eating, noise, touch, light, cold air.
Pressure, hot application, heat, bending forward, flatulency, after stool, after vomiting, quietness, covering, warm drinks.