Gastritis is inflammation of the lining of the stomach. Gastritis can be caused by irritation due to excessive alcohol use, chronic vomiting, stress, or the use of certain medications such as aspirin or other anti-inflammatory drugs.
The most common symptom is upper abdominal pain.
Nausea or recurrent upset stomach
Burning or gnawing feeling in the stomach between meals or at night
Loss of appetite
Vomiting blood or coffee ground-like material
Black, tarry stools
Homeopathic remedies goes to the root of the problem and help. WE give below some of the remedies that your Homeopath may consider.
Aesculus hip. Subacute gastritis ; the burning-aching distress in the stomach is almost unbearable, with weakness and faintness ; retching and violent vomiting.
Antimonium crudum. Total loss of appetite ; tongue thickly coated, yellow or white ; great thirst at night ; nausea ; belching, with taste of what had been eaten ;vomiting; after wine; from bathing.
Apis mellifica. Painful sensitiveness in the, pit of the stomach, with burning ; great thirst, drinks little, but often ; painless yellow diarrhoea.
Arnica. After a blow or fall ; sense of fulness in the pit of the stomach ; belching, with taste of putrid eggs ; vomiting of dark clotted blood ; feeling of nauseous repletion after eating ; hot head, remainder of body cold.
Arsenicum album. Nausea and vomiting, worse from rising up ; quick prostration, anxious restlessness ; great thirst, but drinking little at a time; diarrhoea, with loss of a great deal of blood, but the stools bring no relief; burning pains in stomach and abdomen ; pale Hippocratic face, cold extremities ; after abuse of ice, ice water, ice cream, vinegar, sour beer, chewing tobacco, alcoholic drinks.
Belladonna. Pressive pains, extending to the chest and shoulders ; pit of the stomach swollen, with tension in abdomen, across and below the navel, worse from motion and pressure ; difficult breathing, anguish, with congestion of blood to the head, dimness of sight, faintishness, restlessness, and sleeplessness ; thirst, but drinking makes it worse, consequently the patient abstains from drinking.
Bryonia. Stitching pain in gastric region, extending to the chest, worse from motion, and especially from a misstep ; tongue coated, dry, without thirst, or else great thirst day and night, and drinking large quantities. In summer, especially when caused by taking a cold drink after being heated, or after eating flatulent food.
Carbo vegetabilis. Great deal of sour and rancid belching; burning in the stomach ; sensation as if the oesophagus was constricted ; the most innocent food causes pain ; excessive accumulation of gas in the stomach and abdomen, with sensation as if it would burst, desire for acids; after debauching.
Chamomilla. Dull pains, not increased by external pressure, motion, or respiration ; sensation of pressure in the stomach, with tension on the sides of the abdomen ; difficult respiration, yellow tongue, bitter taste, yellowish color of the skin, vomiting of bile or green mucus ; rumbling in bowels, hot and red face ; much excited as if beside himself, sleeplessness; after offence, vexation, anger.
China. Pains worse on left side, under the ribs, extending downwards ; vomiting of blood, and high fever from the very beginning, or at a later stage when the patient becomes indifferent to his pains, .and typhoid symptoms set in with great lassitude and weakness; fulness in the stomach and bowels, sour risings, cold feeling in the stomach.
Euphorbia corollata. Sudden nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea of watery fluids, with sinking anxious feeling in the stomach ; faintness ; slow and weak pulse ; cool skin ; cold feet and hands ; cold sweat on body and extremities ; spasms of the legs and feet ; from fright, overindulgence in ices, fruits, etc.
Hydrastis. Dull aching pain in stomach, causing a very weak, faintish feeling, a goneness in the epigastric region, acidity, constipation.
Hyoscyamus. Burning and inflammation of the stomach, with vomiting of blood ; pit of stomach sensitive ; stitches and dull pain in hepatic region ; abdomen bloated ; incoherent speech, stupor, the patient is insensible to the state of his situation.
Ipecacuanha. Pain most severe in front of abdomen, extending to the left hypochondrium, to the sides, to the back, and the base of the chest, with swelling of the stomach, great agitation, constant nausea proceeding from the stomach, with empty eructations and accumulation of much saliva; easy vomiting; diarrhoea after eating sour acrid things, sour unripe fruit, berries, salads.
Iris versicolor. Great burning distress in the epigastrium, can hardly endure it; colicky pains every few minutes in the epigastrium ; shocks of pain in the umbilical region up to epigastrium; nausea, straining, and belching of wind ; vomiting, with diarrhoea, accompanied with burning in anus and great prostration ; burning in the mouth, fauces, and oesophagus ; sick headache, with blur before the eyes.
Laurocerasus. Violent contracted feeling in the region of the stomach, and cutting pain in the abdomen ; burning or coldness in the stomach and abdomen ; green liquid mucous stools, with suffocative spells about the heart, forcing her to lie down.
Nux vomica. Bitter or sour taste, sour belching, fulness and pressure in the stomach, constipation, dizziness, headache, irritable, cross; after coffee, wine, condiments, after mental overexertion; in persons leading a sedentary life.
Phosphorus. Cutting-burning pains in the stomach; severe pressure in the stomach after eating, with vomiting of food; unquenchable thirst; cramps in stomach, radiating to the liver; goneness in gastric region ; hematemesis, better from drinking cold water; great heat of the body, with cold extremities; frequent shudderings ; convulsions ; sinking of the reactive power.
Podophyllum. Food turns sour after eating; belching of hot flatus, which is very sour; great thirst, vomiting; the stomach contracts so hard and rapidly in the efforts to vomit that the wrenching pain causes the patient to utter sharp screams; vomiting of bilious matter mixed with blood ; distressing nausea.
Pulsatilla. Pain in pit of stomach during inspiration and on pressure ; stitching pain, worse when walking or making a misstep ; perceptible pulsation in pit of stomach ; tension from stomach to chest ; gastric catarrh from ice cream, fruit, and pastry.
Rumex. Shootings from the pit of the stomach into the chest in various directions; aching pain in the pit of the stomach, and aching and shooting above it in the chest; fulness and pressure in the pit of the stomach, ascending to the throat-pit ; it descends toward the stomach upon every empty deglutition, but immediately returns; flatulence, eructations ; pressing and distension of stomach after meals.
Sanguinaria. Nausea, with headache, chill, and heat ; vomiting, with severe painful burning in the stomach and intense thirst; red
tongue, red and dry lips, hot and dry throat, tickling cough.
Sepia. Sensitiveness of the pit of the stomach to touch ; bloatedness of the abdomen ; congestion and heat of the head ; headache ; tongue coated, without lustre, often sore and covered with little blisters on the edges and tip; sour smell from the mouth, and likewise of the urine, which is clear, like water, or pale yellowish; constant drowsiness; anxious dreams and great fever heat, especially in children, from taking cold when the weather changes.
Titanium. Excessively severe pain and distress, only relieved by vomiting; great weakness and emaciation; during pains constant eructations of fetid gas from the stomach ; bowels much distended, constipation.