Abies Nigra is commonly known as black or double spruce. This tree grows in the northern parts of this continent, and in elevated situations in the Middle States, especially in the woods of mountainous districts. It is a pyramidal tree and attains the height of from 40 to 80 feet, having short, erect, rigid, very dark-green leaves.
It is an effective and long acting homeopathic remedy. It is also uses for various kinds of disease. But the gastric disturbances are its main use.
- A powerful and long-acting remedy, in various forms of disease, whenever the characteristic stomach symptoms are present. Abies Nigra treats the following symptoms:Head
Hot, with flushed cheeks. Low-spirited. Dull during the day, wakeful at night. Unable to think.Stomach
Pain in stomach always comes on after eating. Sensation of a lump that hurts, as if a hard-boiled egg had lodged in cardiac end of stomach; continual distressing constriction just above the pit of the stomach, as if everything were knotted up. Total loss of appetite in morning, but great craving for food at noon and night. Offensive breath. Eructations.
Painful sensation, as if something were lodged in the chest and had to be coughed up; lungs feel compressed. Cannot be fully expanded. Worse coughing; waterbrash succeeds cough. Choking sensation in throat. Dyspnea; worse lying down; sharp, cutting pain in heart; heart’s action heavy and slow; tachycardia, bradycardia.
Pain in small of back. Rheumatic pains and aching in bones.
Wakeful and restless at night, with hunger. Bad dreams.
Alternate heat and cold; chronic intermittent fever, with pain in stomach.
Worse after eating.
Compare: (Lump in stomach–China, Bryon, Pulsat); also other Conifers–Thuja, Sabina, Cupressus (painful indigestion) also Nux vom, Kali carb.
First to thirtieth potency.
None are recorded.
Please consult your Homeopathy doctor.
Source: Homeo4happylife, http://www.homeo4happylife.com/2012/07/symptoms-and-uses-of-abies-nigra.html