Asa FoetidaGum Of The Stinkasand, Asafoetida, Asaftida
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Asa Foetida may help, unprocessed Asa Foetida may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Asa Foetida in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The flatulence and spasmodic contraction of stomach and oesophagus with reverse peristalsis are the most marked symptoms. In its selection, its relation to the hysterical and hypochondriacal patients, must be borne in mind. Besides these superficial symptoms, it has been found to affect favorably deep ulcerations, caries of bones, especially in the syphilitic organism; here the Extreme sensitiveness and terrible throbbing, nightly pains, guiding to its use.
WORSE, at night; from tough; left side, during rest, warm applications.
BETTER, open air; from motion, pressure.
Irritable; complains of her troubles; sensitive
Boring above eyebrows
Pressive pain from within outward.
Pain, headache; from emotions; nervous
pressing (see bursting, pulling); outward
pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead
Orbital neuralgia; better, pressure and rest
Iritis and intraocular inflammations, with boring, throbbing pains at night
Stitches under left frontal eminences
Boring pains in and around eyes
Superficial corneal ulcer with digging pains; worse at night.
Numbness around eyes
Pain; open air
stitching, sudden, sharp; open air
stitching, sudden, sharp; extending outward
Offensive otorrhoea, with boring pains in mastoid bone
Mastoid disease with pain in temporal region with Pushing out sensation
Offensive, purulent discharge.
Pain; sudden, sharp; outward
Skin; discoloration; bluish
Swelling; lips; lower
Syphilitic ozaena, with very offensive purulent discharge
Caries of nasal bones ( Aurum Arsenicum Aurum.)
Decay (see discharge if applicable)
Discharge from nose; offensive smelling
offensive smelling; from ulcer or disease of nasal bones
Ball rises in throat
Sensation as if peristaltic motion were reversed, and oesophagus were driven from stomach to throat.
Sensation of something in throat; lump
lump; rising sensation
Spasmodic tightness, as if lungs could not be fully expanded
Palpitation more like a tremor.
Constriction, tension; convulsive
Heart; palpitations; from exertion
palpitations; while sitting
Movements in and of chest; spasms of chest
spasms of chest; hysteric
Itching, better scratching; ulcers painful on edges
Suppressed skin symptoms produce nervous disorders.
Abnormal growths; ulcers
ulcers; discharges; bloody
ulcers; discharges; offensive; putrid
ulcers; discharges; thin
ulcers; hardened; with red circle around
ulcers; stinging, sudden, sharp; in red circle around
ulcers; generating pus
Stomach; Great difficulty in bringing up wind
Sensation of emptiness and weakness, with distention and beating in stomach and abdomen
Forcible eructation of gas
Pulsation in pit of stomach
Violent gastralgia; cutting and burning in stomach and region of diaphragm
Gurgling and rolling of wind, which escapes afterwards with loud and difficult eructation.
sensation of heat in spleen
Complaints of spleen
foul; after fat or rich food
Flatulence and regurgitation of liquid
Distended, griping, with hunger
Pain in perineum, as if something dull pressed out
Diarrhea, extremely offensive, with meteorism, and regurgitation of food.
Odour; like ammonia
Female; Mammae turgid with milk in the unpregnant
Deficient milk, with oversensitiveness.
Bones; decay of bone
Inflammation; leg; around the bone
Pain; in bones
Bones; Darting pain and caries in bones
Periosteum painful, swollen, enlarged
Ulcers affecting bones; thin, ichorous pus.
Bones; decay of bone
decay of bone; around the bone
softening of bones
Faintness, fainting; after emission
around the bone
pressing; from within outward
sudden, sharp; externally
sudden, sharp; internally
sudden, sharp; outward
sudden, sharp; muscles
burning in muscles
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side
around the bone