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Flatulence, bloat, gas.

PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 10:54 pm
by C. J. Rupert Juta
Flatulence, bloat, gas.
This can be a difficult problem to treat as each person differs so much, and reacts differently to remedies. There are numerous remedies but there are numbers of aspects of the patient which need to be known in order to select the most appropriate ones. The wrong remedies for the patient will simply not work. Homeopathy treats the patient, not the symptom. Below are a few rule-of-thumb first course of action remedies, which work fairly frequently. If you buy a good Materia Medica you can see the entire remedy “picture” which you can match up to the patient’s characteristics, which will help you to chose the best remedy. I use Boericke but there are quite a few around.

Gross bloat can cause damage, so it is important to try to find the causes and cures. A good place to start is finding which foods and drinks cause problems and then avoiding them altogether.

Hot flatulence, Aloe 30C
Burning, nausea, diarrhoea, awful smells, Ars alb 30C (no pun intended)
Swollen gut, wants fresh air, cramps or nausea possible, Carbo veg 30C
Incarcerated gas, discomfort eases when it escapes, Lycopodium 30C
Nervous, impatient, bloated up patient, Nux vom 30C
Bloated up with great burps, Arg nit 30C
Emotional turmoil causing bloat, Ignatia 30C
Revolting belching, Asafoetida 30C

PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 2:50 pm
by Dale Houser
Activated charcoal works for most of these symptoms. It's very popular in Russia and you can buy gel-packed versions in any health food\GNC-type store.