HOMOEOPATHY SAFER & SUPERIOR MEDICINE Never use purgatives Choose one of the below given medicines (according to your symptoms) to get rid of constipation Add plenty of fresh fruits & green vegetables to your diet regularly (Use Schwabe / Reckeweg medicines for good result)
When it is due to dryness of the intestinal tract and the stools are large, dry and brown, as if burnt, and are passed with a great deal of difficulty, owing to an atony of the intestines.
Nux vom. produces an increased intestinal action, which is irregular, inharmonious and spasmodic, and this hinders rather than favors an evacuation.
Veratrum album and Opium besides Bryonia have constipation with atony of the intestines.
Constipation of Opium is due to complete inactivity of the bowels, owing to a muscular paresis.
Under opium the faces become impacted and are passed in little, hard, dry, black balls, and there is absolutely no urging to stool.
Plumbum has stools consisting of hard, black balls, but there is some constriction of the rectum, showing that there is some activity of the muscles present.
There is complete inertia of the rectum, so that the stool is expelled with great difficulty, no matter what the consistency of it is ; there is little or no urging to stool ; the stools may be dry, hard and knotty, like sheep dung, or soft ; constipation of children where the rectum is dry, hard, inflamed and bleeding.
Constipation of Alumina is due both to dryness and inactivity of the rectum, producing the symptom that soft stools are expelled with difficulty.
There is a sensation of a plug in the rectum, it seems powerless to expel the stool ; even a soft stool is expelled with difficulty.
Inactivity, with constant, ineffectual urging to stool.
The passages are incomplete and unsatisfactory, as if part remained behind.
Lycopodium has ineffectual urging to stool, but under Lycopodium it is not due to irregular intestinal action, but to a constriction of the rectum.
Carbo veg. also has ineffectual urging to stool, but here it is due to flatulence.
Nux vomica distinguished from Opium, Bryonia and Alumina
These drugs have no urging at all.
Sensation as if something remained behind ; constipation due to constriction of the rectum.
It is a useful remedy in the constipation of young children ; it is apt to be associated with hemorrhoids.
There is a constricted feeling about the rectum, as in Silicea.
Nux vomica is the remedy for constipation due to abuse of purgative medicines.
Ineffectual urging to stool with a sensation of heat, fulness and discomfort in the rectum.
It is a useful remedy with which to commence the treatment of constipation.
Uneasy feeling all through intestinal tract ; constipation alternating with diarrhoea ; abdominal plethora or passive portal congestion.
It is where the stools are covered with mucus and there is no urging.
The patient sometimes goes days without a stool, and when it does come it is composed of little round balls knotted together, with shreds of mucus and accompanied with great pain when passing, owing to fissure.
Torpor of the whole intestinal tract ; unsuccessful urging to stool and great dryness of the rectum.
The stools adhere to the rectum like putty or glue.
There is great weakness in the abdomen and a sensation as if there was a load in the rectum which could not be expelled.
It is a remedy for the constipation of travelers and emigrants.
The stools are hard and difficult to expel, causing bleeding and smarting and soreness in the rectum.
There is dryness of the rectum and the stools are crumbly in character ; great weakness of the intestine.
Where the stools are grayish, showing lack of bile.
They are long, slender and tough, resembling a dog's stool, and voided with the utmost difficulty.
It is due to the deficient expulsive power of the rectum and spasmodic condition of the sphincter, which gives rise to the symptom that the stool slips back when partially expelled.
The stools are hard and crumbly, crumble as they pass the anus.
All Muriates have crumbly stools.
No desire or urging for days and days ; the stools are hard and large ; inactivity of the rectum, and a sensation of a ball in it ; patient cannot strain and consequently cannot expel stool.
After the use of purgatives, when there is present the sinking, gone feeling at the epigastrium, and symptoms of gastro-duodenal catarrh, such as torpidity of the liver, yellow skin and tenderness in the hepatic region and light colored stools.
Large, hard black stools with faintness ; patient strains until covered with cold sweat and then gives it up, and faeces accumulate in large masses in the rectum.
There is a marked retraction of the abdomen, and a spasm or contraction of the sphincter ani ; there is urging to stool, and the stool is passed in little, round balls, which are black and hard ; they are passed with great difficulty, and are often accompanied by colic or a sensation of a string pulling the anus up into the rectum.
Owing to a paralytic condition of the rectum the patient is unable to evacuate the stool when sitting, he is obliged almost to stand.
Stools are passed with great difficulty, being composed of hard lumps, which are so dry that they crumble as they pass the anus.
The faeces are hard and dry and require artificial means for their removal this symptom Selenium (peristaltic action is nil with this remedy.) has in common with Alumina, Opium, Plumbum and Bryonia