Diarrhoea

Last modified on January 11th, 2019

Diarrhoea

 

COLOCYNTH.

Doubled up with colic.

Pain only relieved by bending double, and pressing into abdomen.

CUPRUM.

Diarrhoea with cramps: abdomen, fingers, feet.

CHINA.

Painless diarrhoea. Much flatulence.

Passes undigested food.

VERATRUM ALB.

Coldness. COLD SWEAT.

Profuse evacuations with profuse cold sweat.

Faint and collapsed with cold sweat forehead.

ARSENICUM.

After eating ices; cold drinks when hot.

After tainted meat and foods; after fruit.

Relentless vomiting and purging.

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CARBO VEG.

Diarrhoea from bad food (like Arsenicum), but with more distension.

PODOPHYLLUM.

Excessive evacuations, very offensive: with much flatus and much colic.

PHOS. ACID.

Like Podoph. But not offensive, and no colic.

ALOE.

Stool urgent: at once after eating.

DULCAMARA.

Diarrhoea from DAMP, OR DAMP COLD.

Dose. Half a dozen pellets hourly, till better. A quicker effect if they are dissolved in water for hourly dessertspoonfuls.

CAMPHOR.

Two drops of tincture on a lump of sugar quarter-hourly till better, generally quickly cures acute diarrhoea (see “Cholera”).

Keep camphor away from other medicines.

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Margaret Lucy Tyler

Margaret Lucy Tyler

Margaret Lucy Tyler, 1875 – 1943, was an English homeopath who was a student of James Tyler Kent. She qualified in medicine in 1903 at the age of 44 and served on the staff of the London Homeopathic Hospital until her death forty years later. Margaret Tyler became one of the most influential homeopaths of all time. Margaret Tyler wrote - How Not to Practice Homeopathy, Homeopathic Drug Pictures, Repertorising with Sir John Weir, Pointers to some Hayfever remedies, Pointers to Common Remedies.

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