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Sepia - Mouth symptoms - Hahnemann

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



Yellowness about the mouth.

Herpetic blotches about the mouth.

Herpes on the mouth.

The mouth is swollen internally, so that he can hardly eat any food.

Gathering of salty in the mouth.

He has to spit much, constantly.

Always dry and as it were tense in the throat.

Scratchy in the throat, in the evening.

Scratchy sensation in the throat, on swallowing.

Slight formication in the throat, with sensation of hoarseness, exciting to frequent clearing of the throat.


The lips are hot.

Violent burning of the upper lip, close below the nose.

Cutting in the upper lip, as from a splinter.

Sore pain on the right side of the lower lip, toward the corner of the mouth.

Herpetic eruption about the lips.

Humid eruption of pimples on the edge of the vermillion of the upper lip.

Eruption of pimples in the middle of the vermillion of the upper lip (4th. d.).

Extensive scurfy eruption in the vermillion of both lips (after traveling in the cold).

Eruption at the commissure of the lips, with pain when touching it.

Painful ulcer on the inner side of the lower lip, relieved by cold water.

The inner lower lip feels sore, and is full of painful blisters.

Very painful pustule in the middle of the lower lip.

Tension of the lower lip.

Severe swelling of the lower lip, in the morning.

Gums and teeth

Toothache when biting, or when pressing on the tooth with the tongue.

The teeth are very painful when touched and when speaking.

He bites his teeth together at night in sleep; this is very painful.

Disagreeable sensation of coldness in the lower fore-teeth.

Drawing sensation of coldness in single upper incisors.

She cannot bear any draught of air on her teeth; she has no pains in bed, only in the morning, an hour after rising; there is no pain when the teeth are touched or cleaned.

Dull pain in the old roots of the teeth; cold things cause an acute pain to dart through them.

All the teeth are painful, especially a hollow molar, which aches as if too long and pressed upward, with swelling of the gums and cheeks which terminates the pains.

Pain from heaviness in the upper incisors.

Humming in the front teeth.

Nocturnal toothache, so she cannot sleep, and in the morning when they ceased she was so irritated, that she could not even then go to sleep in spite of great weakness.

Drawing pain in the hindmost molars and on the right and the left sides.

Drawing in the upper molars.

Drawing toothache, when hot or cold things are taken into the mouth.

Drawing in the teeth as from cupping.

Drawing in a hollow tooth extending even into the ear, aggravated by cold water.

Drawing pain in a sound tooth, when the air got into it in a warm room, but not in the cold open air.

Drawing, cutting toothache.

Tearing below the incisors, in the lower jaw.

Tearing toothache, passing out of the left ear, during and after eating.

Rheumatic pressure draws through the teeth and through the forehead in single jerks.

Tearing and jerking in the teeth, in the afternoon, after every fourth respiration; worse when lying down, attended with a copious flow of saliva.

Tearing and jerking toothache from 6 P.M. till after midnight about 1 or 2 o'clock; for four days in succession.

Single jerks in the teeth, by day and by night, when a draft of air got into the mouth or the ear, followed by disquieting mutterings therein.

Pressive jerks in the molars, most when stooping.

Dull pressive pain in the molars, with pain in the submaxillary glands (aft. 24 h.).

Burrowing in the upper teeth.

Gnawing in the posterior molars.

Shooting toothache, so that she could have cried.

Shooting in the front teeth.

Stitch extending into the eye-tooth, below the right eyelid, apparently in the bone.

Shooting in the tooth and in the jaw, extending into the ear; she could not sleep for it be night, and by day she had to bind a cloth over it.

Shooting beating in various roots of the teeth, with burning in the gums, renewed on entering a room after walking in the cold, as also after eating and chewing, especially when touched by something warm, for eight days, after which the tooth begins to turn black and hollow.

Beating toothache; on the third day, shooting; the tooth quickly becomes hollow.

Thumping in an upper incisor.

The teeth quickly become hollow.

Great dullness of the teeth, for seven days.

An incisor starts out of its socket and becomes too long.

Looseness of the lower incisors.

All teeth become loose and painful, and the gums bleed readily when expectorating (6th d.).

Profuse bleeding of the teeth, in the morning.

In the gums above the two upper incisors, drawing.

Shooting in the gums.

Swelling on the inner side of the gums.

Thick, dark-red gums, with painful pecking as from incipient suppuration, so that it is almost intolerable.

Painful swelling of the gums.

Much pain in the swollen gums of hollow teeth, with swollen cheeks.

Vesicles on the gums, with burning pain when touched.

Sore painful swelling of the gums.

Sore pain and swelling of the gums; they become detached and bleed at the slightest touch.

Sore ulcerative gums.

Bleeding of the gums, almost without any cause.

Swelling of the internal of the mouth and the gums, with burning in the mouth extending into the throat.

Swelling of the skin of the buccal cavity, and of the inner side of the gums, so that the inside of the mouth seems contracted.


Much flow of saliva, in the evening.

Dryness of the mouth, and throat, in the morning on awaking, so that she could not utter a sound, nor speak (aft. 6d.).

Dryness in the throat, all day.

Dryness in the throat, in the evening before going to sleep; not diminished by drinking (aft. 8 d.).

Much mucus in the throat; he has to clear it and to hawk up the mucus.

Much mucus on the velum pendulum palati.

Hawking of mucus in the morning (aft. 4 d.).

Bloody mucus in quantities is hawked up (15th d.).


The tongue pains as if sore (aft. 17d.).

White tongue.

Coated tongue.

Slimy tongue, 1 or 2 hours after eating.

The tongue pains as if burned, for 5 days.

Pain on the tongue, as if burned, during the (customary) smoking.

Tearing and smarting as from pepper, posteriorly on the right side of the tongue.

Acrid smarting, anteriorly on the tongue (aft. 32 h.).

Vesicles on the tongue, and pain as if burned.

Painful vesicles on the tip of the tongue, above and below.

Pain on the right side of the tongue (which is then covered with thick mucus), which impedes chewing and plain speaking.

Pimple on the tip of the tongue, and very sweet saliva.

Intense dryness of the tongue, in the morning on awaking, as if it were burnt.

Frequent dryness of the mouth, as if her tongue would cleave to it, without thirst.

Dryness of the mouth, throat and the tongue, which is quite rough in the morning.


Bad smell from the mouth.

Mucus of putrid taste on the tongue.

Taste of manure in the mouth (aft. 5 d.).

Acid taste in the mouth (aft. 20 h.).

Sour taste in the mouth, attended with costiveness (aft. 11 d.).

Sour taste in the mouth, in the morning on awaking.

Sour bitterish taste in the mouth (aft. 5 d.).

Repulsive, bitter taste in the mouth, in the morning.

Nasty taste in the mouth, like old coryza.

Bitter taste in the mouth, only when hawking.

Bitter taste of the food.

Nasty taste in the morning, and dry and shiny in the mouth.

Putrid taste in the mouth after drinking beer.

Sugar sweet taste in the mouth.


Dryness in the fauces (aft. 11 d.).

Toothache, smarting and scratching, back in the fauces and in the upper part of the palate, as before a violent coryza.

Roughness in the fauces and burning, increased on hawking.

Frequent expectoration of mucus from the fauces.

First a smarting, then cutting, occasionally also a pressive sensation on the left side of the fauces.


The palate pains anteriorly as if burnt.

Pain as from burning, anteriorly on the palate, just behind the teeth, on touching with the finger or the tongue.

Dryness and roughness of the tongue and the palate.

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