Last modified on January 12th, 2019

BISMUTHUM signs and symptoms from the Characteristic Materia Medica by William Burt of the homeopathic medicine BISMUTHUM


Acts especially upon the cerebro-spinal nervous system, affecting more especially those organs that are under the control of the pneumogastric nerve.

Diseases thus are curable by Bismuth are purely nervous, and have the functions of the pneumogastric nerves implicated.


Solitude is unbearable.

Dull, heavy, headache.

Craves cold drinks in the evening.

Nausea after every meal.

Feeling of pressure in the stomach after every meal.

Burning in the stomach with vomiting.

Gastric that is purely a neurosis, in hysterical girls and women suffering from spinal irritation; sensation of oppression and weight is clearly felt.

Vomiting and purging, with great prostration; warm skin; flatulence; white tongue, and cadaverous stools.

Summer complaints, as soon as the water reaches the stomach, it is gulped up again.

Nervous gastralgia, with intense pressure as of a load in the stomach.

Desire for stool in the evening, but cannot evacuate anything.

Flashes of heat, especially upon the head and chest.

Most symptoms relieved by motion.

Adapted to diseases of those organs that are under the control of the vagi.

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William Burt

William H. Burt, MD

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