What is Vomiting?
Vomiting or throwing up is a forceful ejection of stomach contents from the mouth and it is medically known as emesis. It is not a disease but it is a symptom that is caused by a number of reasons or causes.
What are the Attended Symptoms of Vomiting?
What are the Causes of Vomiting?
- Motion Sickness or seasickness
- Early stages of pregnancy (Morning Sickness)
- Milk allergy
- Celiac disease
- Crohn’s disease
- Medication induced vomiting
- Food poisoning
- Stomach flu
- Heart attack
- Brain tumor
- Reaction to certain smells
- Peptic ulcer
- Liver disease
- Bowel obstruction
- Inflamed gallbladder
- Certain medications like anesthesia, chemotherapy
- Excessive intake of alcohol
- Gastric Adenocarcinoma (Stomach cancer)
- Head injury
- Gallbladder stones
- Liver cirrhosis
- Strep throat
- Esophageal cancer
- Hiatus hernia
- Cold and flu
- CKD (chronic kidney disease)
- Hepatitis B
- Caffeine Overdose
- Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
- Kidney Stones
- Meniere’s Disease
- H pylori infection
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Dengue fever
- Snake bites
- Brain abscess
What are the Complications
Homeopathic Remedies for Vomiting
Homeopathic remedies have the ability to manage the episodes of vomiting along with associated symptoms like abdominal pain, diarrhea and nausea. The best homeopathic medicines for vomiting are Ipecac, Veratrum Album and Arsenicum Album.
Homeopathic Treatment of Vomiting
Homeopathic mode of treatment is natural and safe to cure vomiting. There are a number of homeopathic remedies available to cure vomiting. The suitable remedy can be selected after taking the case history of the patient and the characteristic symptoms.
Homeopathic Medicines for Vomiting
Ipecac – Homeopathic Medicine for Vomiting with Intense Nausea
Ipecac is a natural remedy to treat vomiting made from the dried root of a plant named ipecacuanha. Homeopathic medicine Ipecac is an ideal remedy to treat vomiting when it is accompanied by intense nausea. The nausea is almost constant and vomiting may contain watery fluid, white glairy mucus, greenish/yellowish colored matter or undigested food. Vomiting can be in copious quantities and may be accompanied by cutting or colicky abdominal pain and a loss of appetite. Clean tongue is another characteristic feature with the above symptoms. Furthermore, there may be a cough present along with vomiting (a spasmodic cough).
Arsenicum Album – Homeopathic Medicine for Vomiting Due to Food Poisoning and GIT Infection
Arsenic album is a natural remedy to treat vomiting when appears because of food poisoning and gastrointestinal infections. Homeopathic medicine Arsenic Album is prescribed when the vomiting is yellow, green, bitter, sour or clear in nature. It may have blood in it in some cases. Vomiting occurs soon after drinking or eating. Diarrhea with watery, loose, copious offensive stool also occurs. A complete absence of appetite is also present. Burning in the stomach appears in most of the cases and abdominal colic and shivering may also be attended. There may be marked fatigue and anxiety in such cases. This homeopathic medicine also acts well in cases of stomach infections, food poisoning, cholera and gastritis.
Veratrum Album – Homeopathic Remedy for Vomiting with Diarrhea
Veratrum Album is another natural remedy to cure vomiting and made from the rootstocks of a plant known as white hellebore. Melanthaceae is the natural order of this plant. It is an ideal homeopathic treatment for vomiting accompanied by diarrhea. Vomiting is associated with continued nausea, weakness and retching. Furthermore, it is forcible and copious, of food, bile and drink. Diarrhea and vomiting are generally accompanied with cold sweat especially on the forehead of the patient. The stool is watery, frequent, gushing along with abdominal cramps or severe pinching colic. Pain may also occur in feet and calves. The patient feels chilly and may shiver during poop. Episodes of fainting may occur along with the above symptoms. Veratrum Album is also an ideal homeopathic remedy to treat cholera as well.
Colocynthis – Remedy to Treat Vomiting with Abdominal Colic
Homeopathic medicine Colocynth is an ideal medicine to treat vomiting associated with abdominal pain. It is made from the pulp of a fruit of a plant known as Cucumis Colocynthis also called Bitter Apple. The natural order of this plant is Cucurbitaceae. The vomiting can be of yellow green substances or food. The abdominal colic gets relieve by applying pressure or bending over double. This pain may be colicky, crampy, gripping, or cutting in nature and can appear in the navel region. Obstructed gas is also present with the above indications. Watery stool occurs in some cases.
Ferrum Met – Homeopathic Remedy For Vomiting While Eating or Soon After Eating
Ferrum Met is an ideal choice to relieve vomiting that appears while eating and in some cases, soon after eating. Vomiting is acidic and sour in nature and there is pressure or pain in the pit of the stomach. The pain becomes better after vomiting. Eructations of foul or sour taste may occur in most of cases. Ferrum Met is also beneficial in cases of cough that gets worse on eating and is attended with vomiting.
Sepia – Homeopathic Medicine For Morning Sickness and Vomiting
Sepia is an ideal homeopathic treatment for vomiting associated with morning sickness in pregnancy. Vomiting of bile and food is marked during the morning. In some cases, vomiting contains milky fluid as well. Even the simplest food results in vomiting. The person experiences nausea in the morning as well as after consuming food. Cooking or even the smell of food can cause nausea. In severe cases, even the thought of the food leads to nausea.
Iris Versicolor – Homeopathic Remedy For Headache/Migraine With Vomiting
Iris Vers is one of the top homeopathic medicines to treat vomiting made from the fresh root of a plant known as a blue flag. It belongs to the family Iridaceae. Homeopathic medicine Iris Versicolor is an effective cure for headache/migraine followed by vomiting. Pain in the forehead and nausea is also marked in these cases. The patient feels pain like a constricted band on his forehead. Vomiting is acidic, bilious and sour in nature and burns the throat of the person. Heartburn may also occur. A headache may start along with a blur before eyes and leads to disturbances in sleep.
Cocculus Indicus – For Motion Sickness causing Vomiting
Cocculus Indicus is another homeopathic medicine for vomiting made from the seeds of a plant known as Cocculus Indicus. The plant of this medicine belongs to the natural order that is, Menispermaceae. It is prescribed and works well in cases of vomiting in cases of motion sickness or vomiting that appear while traveling. Vomiting and nausea may occur from moving in a train, a car and boat. Furthermore, vomiting may be sour, bitter and foul in nature. It may be attended with putrid, bitter belchings. In addition, there is also profuse salivation is present along with the above symptoms.
Robinia – Homeopathic Treatment For Sour Vomiting and GERD
Homeopathic remedy Robinia is made from the fresh bark of root and young twigs of a plant known as Robinia Pseud-acacia of the natural order called Leguminosae. Robinia works well and gives a natural cure for intensely sour vomiting. Heartburn and acidity may also appear with vomiting. There is an oppression in the pit of the stomach. Taste of the mouth may be bitter and foul in nature. Homeopathic medicine Robinia is an ideal homeopathic remedy to treat GERD aka gastroesophageal reflux disease along with sour vomiting and intense heartburn. Furthermore, it is also prescribed to cure a headache attended with intense sour, acid vomiting and nausea.
Nux Vomica – Homeopathic Medicine For Vomiting with Marked Retching
Homeopathic medicine Nux Vomica is an ideal remedy to cure vomiting attended with marked retching. The vomiting may be oily/greasy, greenish or contains undigested food. The person also experiences stomach pain that gets better after vomiting. Apart from the above symptoms, constipation may be present with ineffectual constant desire to pass poop or stool. Nux Vomica also acts well in cases of vomiting when the reason is the intake of alcohol.
Aethusa – Homeopathic Treatment For Vomiting Due to Intake of Milk
Homeopathic medicine Aethus is made from a plant known as Aethusa Cynapium also called by the name of Fool’s Parsley. It belongs to natural order known as Umbelliferae. It is also a well-indicated homeopathic medicine for vomiting that appears because of the intake of milk. Aethusa acts well in people, especially infants and children who are unable to consume milk. The milk is vomited soon after having it in the form of cheesy or large curds matter. In addition, the child also experiences weakness and tends to fall asleep after vomiting. In some cases, greenish mucus with loose stool may also appear.
Pulsatilla – Homeopathic Treatment For Vomiting After Eating Fatty Food
Homeopathic medicine Pulsatilla is a natural remedy made from a plant known as Pulsatilla Nigricans commonly called windflower. It belongs to the family of Ranunculaceae. Pulsatilla is the best cure for vomiting when there is stomach derangement from consuming fatty food like pastries, creams, ice creams. Loose stool, abdominal colic, and nausea occur with vomiting. Pale face and chilliness are accompanied symptoms.
Phosphorus – Homeopathic Medicine For Vomiting With Blood (Hematemesis)
Homeopathic medicine Phosphorus is beneficial in cases of vomiting when there is blood in it. Vomiting may consist of pure bright/brown blood like matter. The blood may have bile and mucus in it.
Chelidonium – Homeopathic Remedy For Vomiting in Liver and Gall Bladder Diseases
Homeopathic medicine Chelidonium works well in cases of vomiting when attended with liver and gallbladder diseases. Vomiting can be of sour, bilious and greenish matter. The patient of Chelidonium is unable to keep anything. At times, it is associated with giddiness and nausea. Pain in the region of gallbladder and liver also present.
Note: Medicines mentioned here are for information purpose only. Kindly do not self-medicate.
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