Abdominal pain

Last modified on January 11th, 2019



Sometimes the bowels are the seat of pain when there is no inflammation present. The pain may be due to various causes, as colds, indiscretions in diet, or accumulation of wind.

General Treatment.-The patient must be kept perfectly quiet, and the lightest food given, as thin gruel or barley-water, until the pain is gone, and hot, dry flannels applied to the abdomen.

Medicines.-(Every hour.)

Aconite 3.-

When the pain has been caused by a chill.

Chamomilla 6.-

Violent tearing, twisting pain, the patient cannot be quiet. It seems as if there was a large ball in the side.

Pulsatilla 3.-

From disordered stomach after eating pork or rich pastry; worse afternoon, evening, or night; wind rolls about.

Nux. vom. 3.-

From undigested food, with constipation. See also COLIC.

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John Henry Clarke

John Henry Clarke

John Henry Clarke MD (1853 – November 24, 1931 was a prominent English classical homeopath. Dr. Clarke was a busy practitioner. As a physician he not only had his own clinic in Piccadilly, London, but he also was a consultant at the London Homeopathic Hospital and researched into new remedies — nosodes. For many years, he was the editor of The Homeopathic World. He wrote many books, his best known were Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica and Repertory of Materia Medica

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