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Alumina - Mouth symptoms - Hahnemann

Oxide of Aluminum, Argilla, Aluminium Oxydatum, Aluminum, Alum.

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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Alumina in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.



Firm closure of the jaws (1st h.).

Tensive pain in the articulations of the jaws, in chewing or opening the mouth.

The jaw is swollen, that he cannot open his mouth without pain; stitches ran up to the cheek-bone and to the temple.

Tickling of the left angle of the mouth and the right zygoma, which passes away by scratching.

On chewing, one of the stumps pains as if it were being violently pushed into the socket.

Continuous sensation in the mouth as if it had been burned (after dinner) (aft. 48 h.).

Formication on the inner surface of the cheeks (aft. 3 h.).

Numerous little ulcers in the mouth.

An acid fluid rises into his mouth.


Both the lips seem to him to be larger and swollen.

Swelling of the lower lip.

Swelling of the lips with vesicles on them.

On the inner surface of the lip a clear looking vesicle as large a pea (2d d.).

Eruption on the lower lip, like a crust.

The lip peel off (4th d.).

Chapped, dry lips.

Gums and teeth

Considerable retraction of the lower jaw; the upper teeth extend far over the lower for 3 days.

Drawing pain in the gums as if sore.

Swelling of the gums.

Bleeding of the gums (4th d.).

Ulceration of the roots of all the teeth.

Drawing pain from a tooth even to the ear, into the side of the head.

The toothache extends down to the larynx with a nervous excitement, as it does often after taking cold or after the use of Chamomilla chamomile.

Drawing pains in the row of teeth of the right side, in the evening; passing away after going to bed.

Jerking pain in one of the first molars of the left upper row (1st d.).

Jerking and tearing toothache wakes her up after midnight and passes away when she rises. (5th d.).

Drawing tearing pain in the anterior lower teeth, extending to the zygoma and the temple.

Tearing in the molars at various times of the day, at times extending to the temples.

In the evening boring (tearing, digging) in the teeth (aft. 1h.).

Boring in various hollow teeth.

Cutting toothache in the open air and while lying down, in the evening in bed (aft. 2-3h.).

Tickling in the teeth and at their roots, immediately after dinner (4th, 5th d.).

Sensation of coldness in the teeth, with great sensitiveness of the same.

The hollow teeth ache severely when any food gets into them.

Pressive pain in an incisor while chewing and also otherwise.

The teeth pain severely while chewing, she does not dare to press them together (aft. 2 d.).

The worst toothache is felt, at the least chewing, the roots of the teeth then ache as if they were ulcerated.

On pressing the teeth together there is toothache, as if the teeth were lose.

Bruised pain in a molar of the right upper row, alleviated by pressing upon the tooth, which appears loose (11th d.).

An upper molar is painful to the touch.

Two rotten molar teeth (above and below) interfere with one another on opening the mouth.

The teeth feel as if they were too long (1st d.).


Water gathers in the mouth.

In the morning much expectoration of saliva and mucus.

Thick mucus runs into the mouth from the posterior nares.

Hawking collection of (sweetish or acidulous) water in the mouth (5th, 8th d.).

Constant collection of (sweetish or acidulous) water in the mouth (5th, 8th d.) .

Dryness of the mouth, though saliva is not deficient, which frequently causes painful deglutition.


(Transient stinging) formication in the tongue (1st d.).

Itching of the tip of the tongue, so that he would like to scratch it to pieces (aft. 5th., 7th d.).

Sensation of roughness on the tongue (aft. ¾ h.).


An ulcer forms on the gums of the lower row on the left side; this breaks open at once and discharges blood which has a salty taste (4th d.).

Thick, ill-smelling mucus on the teeth (5th d.).

Musty, rotten smell from the mouth.

Tongue coated white, with a clean taste.

Tongue coated yellowish-white, with a bitter taste.

Bloody taste in the mouth for ½ hour (7th d.).

Sweet taste in the throat with vertigo, then expectoration of mucus mixed with blood, early in the morning (28th d.).

Astringent acrid taste on the tongue, as from eating sloes (1st, 8th d.).

Bitter taste in the evening, after eating apples.

Bitter taste in the mouth (soon after taking the medicine).

Bitter and phlegmy taste in the mouth, early on arising (5th d.).

Bitterish insipid taste in the mouth.

Everything tastes disagreeable.

Disagreeable metallic taste in the mouth in the morning (4th, 5th d.).

A sourish taste arises in his throat all at once, without eructation, in the forenoon (4th d.).

Sourish taste in his throat, then a bitter retching up, soon after eating his milk-soup in the evening (1st d.).

Sourish, salty taste (1st d.) .

Rancid taste in the throat and hoarseness, compelling him to hawk (4th d.).

All food especially in the evening appears to her as tasteless and unseasoned, bread tastes like sponge (1st and 2d d.).

Meat, especially, seems to her to have no taste.

Beer tastes to her bitter and nauseous, causing her to retch (12th d.).


Painfulness of the inner mouth, palate, tongue and of the gums, as if sore, so that he can hardly eat for it.

On awaking, the mouth is parched and the tongue cleaves to the palate.

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