Abies Nigra Homeopathy Medicine, Characteristics and Symptoms :
Natural History:Black or Double Spruce. (North America.) N. O. Coniferae. Tincture of the gum.
7. Malarial fevers.
8. Tea, effects of.
9. Tobacco, effects of.
The grand characteristic of Abies-n. is a sensations in the cardiac end of the stomach, or in the oesophagus where it enters the stomach, as if a hard body, as a hard-boiled egg, had lodged there. (China has the lump under the sternum, but highest up. Feeling in the epigastrium as if food were laying there. Puls., Bry.) Where this symptoms is present, whether in dyspepsia, lung disease (when the sensation is as if there was a hard substance to be coughed up) with or without hemoptysiss, constipation, etc. Abies-n. will be the most likely remedying. The dyspepsia caused by abuse of tea or tobacco have been cured by its. Wakeful at night with hungry. Distress in the head, with flushed cheeks, often accompanies the dyspeptic symptom of this remedy. In one patient to whom I gave it chilliness rounds stomach was removed and general chilliness greatly lessened.
Worse after eating.-"Pain in the stomach always come after eating," says Guernsey.
Relation/Complements:Compare: Abies can., Cupressus, Thuj, Sabin. (all have painfull indigestion), and other Conifers, Nux-v., Bry., Puls., Kali-c., Nat-m., (effects of tea) Thuj.
Mind:1. Very low-spirited and melancholy.
3. Unable to think or study.
2. Bad feeling in head.
3. Dull headache, severe.
4. Head hot, with flushed cheeks.
Ears:Pain in left external meatus.
Throat:1. Choking sensation in throat.
2. Sensation of something sticking in oesophagus towards its lower end.
Appetite:1. Hungry and wakeful at night.
2. Total loss of appetite in the morning, but great craving for food at noon and nights.
Stomach:─ Pain in the stomach always come after eating.─Painful sensation as if something were lodged in chest, mostly on r. side of sternum, which had to be coughed up, though nothing comes, after taking food that disagreed.─Frequent eructations.─Continual distressing sensation about stomach as if everything was knotted up; worsen when ever debilitated.─Sensation of an undigested hard-boiled egg in the stomach.
Female Sexual Organs:Menstruation delayed three months.
Respiratory Organs:Easily gets out of breath.
Heart:Heavy, slow beating of heart, sharp, cutting pains.
Back:1. Pain in small of back.
Generalities:1. Rheumatic pains, and aching in the bones.
2. Alternate heat and cold.
Sleep:1. Sleepy during the day, but wakeful and restless at night.
2. Very bad dreams.
Side effects:No reported.
Dose/Potency:First to thirtieth potency.